Available exclusively from your veterinarian,
Hills™ Science Diet™ VetEssentials™ Puppy is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for puppies.
- Weight Management
- Skin & Coat
Healthy choices matter, for both you and your pet. For more than 70 years, Hills has been advancing knowledge of how to keep pets their healthiest. That means great-tasting, nutritious food with natural ingredients that helps your dog live a long, happy life.
We make every bag of our dog food in our own US facilities with highest quality natural ingredients from North America and Europe. These ingredients must meet our strict requirements for purity and nutrient content, which exceed industry standards.
|Benefit||Nutritional Feature||Health Benefit|
|Immunity||Optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidants (Vitamin C+E)||Supports the immune system between vaccinations and helps build a healthy immune system in 90 days|
|Weight Management||Precisely balanced nutrition and high-quality protein||Helps achieve ideal body weight and ensures optimal growth and development|
|Digestion||Brown rice, oats and barley are natural sources of fibre||Helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools|
|Skin & Coat||Flaxseed and vegetable oil contain omega fatty acids||Healthy skin and luxurious coat|
|Mobility||Natural glucosamine and chondroitin||Provides the building blocks for healthy joints and cartilage|
Hills™ has a wide variety of foods for your dogs unique needs that are sure to please!
Puppies <1 year of age.
Not recommended for:
Adult, Mature, Obese or Obese prone dogs.
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INGREDIENTS: Chicken, Brown Rice, Soybean Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Chicken Meal, Pork Fat, Egg Product, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Oats, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Iodized Salt, Green Peas, Apples, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Cranberries, Choline Chloride, Carrots, Potassium Chloride, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Broccoli, DL-Methionine, L-Tryptophan, Taurine, L-Threonine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.
|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 (55 g)||3/8 cup (40 g)||1/3 cup (40 g)|
|5 lb (2.3 kg)||7/8 cup (100 g)||3/4 cup (85 g)||5/8 cup (70 g)|
|8 lb (3.6 kg)||1 1/4 cups (140 g)||1 cup (115 g)||7/8 cup (100 g)|
|10 lb (4.5 kg)||1 1/2 cups (170 g)||1 1/4 cups (140 g)||1 cup (115 g)|
|20 lb (9.1 kg)||2 1/2 cups (285 g)||2 cups (225 g)||1 2/3 cups (190 g)|
|40 lb (18 kg)||4 1/4 cups (480 g)||3 1/2 cups (395 g)||2 3/4 cups (310 g)|
|60 lb (27 kg)||5 2/3 cups (640 g)||4 2/3 cups (525 g)||3 3/4 cups (425 g)|
|80 lb (36 kg)||7 cups (790 g)||5 3/4 cups (650 g)||4 2/3 cups (525 g)|
|100 lb (45 kg)||8 1/4 cups (930 g)||6 3/4 cups (765 g)||5 1/2 cups (620 g)|
|120 lb (54 kg)||9 1/2 cups (1075 g)||8 cups (905 g)||6 1/3 cups (715 g)|
- 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 pets new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
- Keep fresh water available at all times!
- Your pets nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
- To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.
3928 kcal/kg (445 kcal/cup†)
|Carbohydrate / NFE||39.5|
|Vitamin C||258 ppm|
|Vitamin E||730 IU/kg|
|Total Omega-3 FA||1.51|
|Total Omega-6 FA||4.26|
|Chondroitin Sulphate||1355 ppm|
1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials™ Puppy contains 4.0 oz. by weight.