essentialcare® Puppy Canned Formula

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of puppies

essentialcare® Puppy Canned Formula

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Product Overview

Specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of puppies

Product Benefits:
  • #1 ingredient is chicken, a quality protein source which helps in the development of strong muscles
  • Calcium and phosphorus help nourish healthy bones and teeth

Diet Characteristics

This blend is specifically formulated with key nutrients that support the unique nutritional needs of puppies, and pregnant and nursing dogs

  • #1 Ingredient is chicken, a quality protein source, which helps in the development of strong muscles
  • Brain and Vision: DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, also found in mother’s milk, helps support brain and vision development
  • Highly Digestible: More nutrients are available for absorption
  • Joint Health: Natural sources of glucosamine and omega-3 fatty acids help nourish healthy joints of growing puppies
  • 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 nourish healthy bones and teeth

Feeding & Administration

Purina Veterinary Diets essential care Puppy Formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile for growth of puppies.

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

FEEDING GUIDE1
WEIGHT AT MATURITY CANNED
    1 1/2 to 3 months 4 to 5 months 6 to 8 months 9 to 11 months 1 to 2 years
lbs kg Approx. Number of 156 g (5.5 oz) Cans/Day
3 - 12 1 - 5 1 - 1 1/2 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 1 - 2 1/2 Feed as Adult Feed as Adult
13 - 20 6 - 9 1 - 2 2 1/2 - 3 2 - 3 2 - 2 1/2 2 - 3
21 - 50 10 - 22 1 - 2 1/2 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 2 1/2 - 4 4 1/2 - 5 4 1/2 - 7
51 - 75 23 - 34 1 - 4 3 1/2 - 7 3 - 6 1/2 5 1/2 - 8 6 - 10 1/2
76 - 100 35 - 45 2 - 4 1/2 5 - 7 6 1/2 - 11 9 - 12 13 - 19
Over 100 Over 45 4 1/2 cans plus 1 can for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs) 7 cans plus 1 can for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs) 11 cans plus 1 can for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs) 12 cans plus 1 can for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs) 19 cans plus 1 can for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs)
CALORIE CONTENT (ME) (FED)2
1299 kcal/kg
589 kcal/lb
203 kcal/156 g (5.5 oz) can

1 Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.

2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).

Nutrition Information

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS
Crude Protein (Min) 10.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 7.0%
Crude Fibre (Max) 1.5%
Moisture (Max) 76.0%

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

Ingredients

Chicken, liver, meat by-products, water sufficient for processing, salmon, brown rice, guar gum, potassium chloride, salt, carrageenan, choline chloride, added colour, calcium carbonate, Vitamin E supplement, zinc sulphate, ferrous sulphate, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulphate, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulphate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin A supplement, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, biotin, potassium iodide, sodium selenite. C-4411-C

Every ingredient has a purpose

Sizes Available

PACKAGING SIZES AVAILABLE CUPS PER SIZE
essentialcare® Puppy Formula Cases, 24 x 156 g (5.5 oz) cans  

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