Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets essentialcare Adult formula for Small Dogs is specially formulated with key nutrients to support the unique nutritional needs of adult dogs
This blend is specifically formulated with key nutrients that support the unique nutritional needs of adult dogs
Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essential care 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.
|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)|
|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).
|Crude Protein (Min)||28.0%|
|Crude Fat (Min)||17.0%|
|Crude Fibre (Max)||3.0%|
|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.
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
|PACKAGING||SIZES AVAILABLE||CUPS PER SIZE|
|essentialcare® Adult Formula For Small Dogs||Bags of 8 lb (3.6 kg)||30 cups|