essentialcare® Adult Dry Formula for Small Dogs

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of adult small dogs

essentialcare® Adult Dry Formula for Small Dogs

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Product Overview

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of adult small dogs
High protein level helps maintain lean body mass
Crunchy Kibble helps clean teeth, freshen breath and reduce plaque build up
Natural prebiotic fibre, helps promote digestive health
Rich in antioxidant Vitamin E to help maintain a healthy immune system

Product Benefits:

  • Chicken, the #1 ingredient and other high quality protein sources help support strong muscles
  • Glucosamine and Omeg-3 fatty acid helps nourish joints
  • Omega 6 fatty acids, including linoleic acid, help promote healthy skin and coat

Diet Characteristics

This blend is specifically formulated with key nutrients that support the unique nutritional needs of adult dogs

  • Body Condition: High protein level, helps maintain lean body mass
  • Dental Health: Crunchy kibble helps clean teeth, freshen breath and reduce plaque build-up
  • Highly Digestible: Promotes optimal nutrient absorption, with less going to waste
  • Digestive Health: Natural prebiotic fibre, helps promote digestive health
  • Immune Health: Rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E, to help maintain a healthy immune system
  • Joint Health: Natural sources of glucosamine and Omega-3 fatty acids help nourish joints
  • Radiant Skin and Coat: Omega-6 fatty acids, including linoleic acid, help promote a healthy skin and coat
  • Strong Teeth and Bones: Calcium and phosphorus help support healthy teeth and bones

Feeding & Administration

Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essentialcare Adult Formula For Small Dogs provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.

The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance.

FEEDING GUIDE1
WEIGHT AT MATURITY DRY
lbs kg Approximate Number of 250 ml (8 oz) Cups/Day
3 - 12 1 - 5 1/3 - 1
13 - 20 6 - 9 1 - 1 1/4
CALORIE CONTENT (ME) (FED)
4039 kcal/kg
1836 kcal/lb
472 kcal/250 ml (8 oz) cup

1 Using a standard 250 ml/8 oz measuring cup which contains approximately 117 g of Purina Veterinary Diets® essentialcare® Adult Formula For Small Dogs. Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.

2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).

Nutrition Information

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS
Crude Protein (Min) 28.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 17.0%
Crude Fibre (Max) 3.0%
Moisture (Max) 12.0%
Linoleic Acid (Min) 1.5%
Calcium (Ca) (Min) 1.0%
Phosphorous (P) (Min) 0.8%
Selenium (Se) (Min) 0.35 mg/kg
Vitamin A (Min) 15,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (Min) 460 IU/kg
Docosahexaenoic Acid* (DHA) (Min) 0.05%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid* (EPA) (Min) 0.05%
Glucosamine* (Min) 350 ppm

* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Ingredients

Chicken, brewers rice, whole grain corn, poultry by-product meal (source of glucosamine), corn gluten meal, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols, corn germ meal, soybean meal, dried egg product, animal digest, salt, wheat bran, calcium carbonate, fish oil, potassium chloride, phosphoric acid, VITAMINS [Vitamin E supplement, niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin B-12 supplement, riboflavin supplement (Vitamin B-2), pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), folic acid (Vitamin B-9), menadione sodium bisulfite complex (Vitamin K), Vitamin D-3 supplement, biotin (Vitamin B-7)], mono and dicalcium phosphate, choline chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, MINERALS [zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], taurine, garlic oil. B-4399 C

Every ingredient has a purpose

Sizes Available

PACKAGING SIZES AVAILABLE CUPS PER SIZE
essentialcare® Adult Formula For Small Dogs Bags of 8 lb (3.6 kg) 30 cups

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