Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets essentialcare Senior formula is specially formulated with key nutrients to support the unique nutritional needs of senior adult dogs
This blend is specifically formulated with key nutrients that support the unique nutritional needs of senior dogs
Animal feeding tests using Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) procedures substantiate that Purina Veterinary Diets essentialcare Senior Formula For 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 1/2|
|21 - 35||10 - 16||1 1/2 - 2 1/4|
|36 - 50||17 - 22||2 1/4 - 3|
|51 - 75||23 - 34||3 - 4|
|76 - 100||35 - 45||4 - 5|
|Over 100||Over 45||5 cups plus 1/4 cup for each 4.5 kg (10 lbs) of body weight over 45 kg (100 lbs)|
|CALORIE CONTENT (ME) (FED)|
|363 kcal/250 ml (8 oz) cup|
1 Recommended daily feeding amounts, using a standard 250 ml/8 oz measuring cup which contains approximately 96 g of Purina Veterinary Diets® essentialcare® Senior Formula For Dogs. Provide fresh water in a clean container daily.
2 Kilocalories of metabolizable energy (ME).
|Crude Protein (Min)||28.0 %|
|Crude Fat (Min)||13.0%|
|Crude Fibre (Max)||4.5%|
|Linoleic Acid (Min)||1.3%|
|Calcium (Ca) (Min)||1.0%|
|Phosphorous (P) (Min)||0.8%|
|Zinc (Zn) (Min)||150 mg/kg|
|Selenium (Se) (Min)||0.35 mg/kg|
|Vitamin A (Min)||14,000 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E (Min)||460 IU/kg|
|Ascorbic Acid* (Min)||70 mg/kg|
|Glucosamine* (Min)||400 ppm|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (Min)||1.5%|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Chicken, rice flour, corn gluten meal, chicken by-product meal (source of glucosamine), soybean meal, whole grain corn, corn germ meal, oat meal, medium-chain triglyceride vegetable oil, whole grain wheat, fish meal (source of glucosamine), pea fibre, poultry and pork digest, beef fat naturally preserved with mixed-tocopherols, glycerin, calcium carbonate, salt, dried egg product, mono and dicalcium phosphate, caramel colour, potassium chloride, dried carrots, dried peas, 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)], choline chloride, MINERALS [zinc sulphate, ferrous sulphate, manganese sulphate, copper sulphate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], L-Lysine monohydrochloride, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Vitamin C), sulphur, garlic oil. D-4181-C
|PACKAGING||SIZES AVAILABLE||CUPS PER SIZE|
|essentialcare® Senior Formula For Dogs||Bags of 8 lb (3.6 kg)||37 cups|
|Bags of 17.7 lb (8 kg)||83 cups|
|Bags of 31 lb (14.1 kg)||146 cups|