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Hill's™ Science Diet™
Available exclusively from your veterinarian, Hill's™ Science Diet™ VetEssentials™ Puppy is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for growing puppies. Along with regular exercise and veterinary checkups, Hill's™ Science Diet™ VetEssentials™ maximizes your pet's potential for a happy, healthy future
Puppies up to 1 year old and pregnant or nursing dogs.
Not Recommended For:
Adult dogs, mature adult dogs, obese or obese-prone dogs.
|Nutritional Feature||Health Benefit||Key Nutrient|
|Immunity: Optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidants||Supports the immune system between vaccinations and helps build a healthy immune system in 90 days||Vitamins E & C|
|Weight Management: Precisely balanced nutrition and high quality protein||Helps achieve ideal body weight and ensures optimal growth and development||High Quality Protein|
|Healthy Mobility: Supplies clinically tested levels of omega fatty acids and provides the building blocks for healthy joints and cartilage with natural sources of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate||Promotes healthy joint development and enhanced mobility by 30% in 90 days||Omega Fatty Acids With Natural Glucosamine & Chondroitin Sulfate|
|Healthy Digestion: Optimal fiber mixture||Helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools||Natural Vegetable Fiber|
|Healthy Skin & Coat: Omega fatty acids nourish skin cells and hair follicles to rejuvenate the skin||Promotes healthy skin and a luxurious coat||Omega Fatty Acids|
Daily Feeding Guide:
- Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
- For nursing dogs: keep food available at all times.
- New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
- Keep fresh water available at all times!
- Your pet's nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
- Science Diet® is available in a wide variety of dry foods, wet foods and treats for your pet's unique needs.
- To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.
|Weight of Dog||Growth less than 4 months |
(Pregnancy weeks 7 - 9)
|Growth 4 to 9 months |
(Pregnancy weeks 5 - 6)
|Growth 10 to 12 months |
(Pregnancy weeks 1 - 4)
|2 lb (0,9 kg)||1/2 cup (50 g)||3/8 cup (35 g)||1/3 cup (35 g)|
|5 lb (2,3 kg)||1 cup (100 g)||7/8 cup (85 g)||2/3 cup (65 g)|
|8 lb (3,6 kg)||1 3/8 cups (135 g)||1 1/8 cups (110 g)||1 cup (100 g)|
|10 lb (4,5 kg)||1 2/3 cups (165 g)||1 3/8 cups (135 g)||1 1/8 cups (110 g)|
|20 lb (9,1 kg)||2 3/4 cups (270 g)||2 1/3 cups (230 g)||2 cups (200 g)|
|40 lb (18 kg)||4 3/4 cups (470 g)||4 cups (395 g)||3 1/4 cups (320 g)|
|60 lb (27 kg)||6 1/2 cups (645 g)||5 1/3 cups (530 g)||4 1/4 cups (420 g)|
|80 lb (36 kg)||8 cups (790 g)||6 2/3 cups (660 g)||5 1/3 cups (530 g)|
|100 lb (45 kg)||9 1/2 cups (940 g)||7 3/4 cups (765 g)||6 1/4 cups (620 g)|
|120 lb (54 kg)||10 3/4 cups (1065 g)||9 cups (890 g)||7 1/4 cups (720 g)|
Average Nutrient and Caloric Content
Dry 3897 kcal/kg
|Vitamin C||401 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E||799 IU/kg|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total||1.73|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids Total||4.77|
|Chondroitin Sulfate||2123 mg/kg (ppm)|
|Glucosamine||1203 mg/kg (ppm)|
References1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
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