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SuperLite®
Low-Calorie Formula

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Latest research would indicate that up to 45% of all dogs are overweight and this can lead to clinical problems later in life. VetSpec SuperLite® Low-Calorie Formula has all the benefits of the supplements in VetSpec Healthy Dog Adult Formula but is on a base food with 20% less calories if fed as directed. This means that you can control your dog's weight but still feed a delicious feed, packed with high quality vitamins and minerals, that your dog still needs on a daily basis. VetSpec SuperLite® Formula is an outstanding Veterinary Specification supplement in a CEREAL-GRAIN-FREE Super Premium dog food including 50% Chicken with added vegetables and herbs.

Ideal for

  • Dogs needing to lose weight
  • Dogs that require a low calorie, quality diet
  • Cereal-grain-free diets
  • Less active dogs
  • Greedy dogs that need feed volume but low calories

  • Low calorie formula
  • Provides all the vitamins and minerals your young dog needs for optimum development
  • Greatly improves the coat and promotes a supple skin
  • Pre & Probiotics to help maintain gut health
  • Includes anti-oxidants to help reduce oxidative damage.
  • Wheat gluten free.
  • No added colours, preservatives or artificial flavours
  • Full tracability of all ingredients.

Composition:

Chicken (25.7%), chicken meat meal (23.7%), potato (19.4%), oatfeed, peas (4.7%), whole linseeds, sugar beet pulp, chicken digest as gravy (1.6%), chicken fat (0.8%), fish oil, calcium carbonate, sodium chloride, culinary herbs blend (dried seaweed (0.2%), chicory extract as source of fructo-oligosaccharides (0.31%), yeast extract as source of mannanoligosaccharides (0.08%), alfalfa, yucca extract, rosemary, fennel, basil, thyme, oregano, parsley, aniseed), taurine, DLmethionine, Lysine HCl

Additives

Vitamins:

Vitamin A 20000iu/kg, Vitamin D3 2000iu/kg, Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol acetate) 250iu/kg, L-carnitine 250mg/kg, Biotin 3.3mg/kg.

Trace Elements:

Iodine as calcium iodate anhydrous 1.5mg/kg, Iron as iron sulphate monohydrate 40mg/kg, Iron as iron chelate of amino acids hydrate 10mg/kg, Copper as cupric sulphate pentahydrate 5mg/kg, Copper as cupric chelate of amino acids hydrate 1mg/kg, Zinc as zinc oxide 100mg/kg, Zinc as zinc chelate of amino acids hydrate 25mg/kg, Manganese as manganous oxide 25mg/kg, Manganese as manganous chelate of amino acids hydrate 5mg/kg, Selenium as selenized yeast 0.1mg/kg

Technological Additives:

With antioxidants (tocopherol-rich extracts of natural origin)

Analytical Constituents:

CRUDE PROTEIN 27%, CRUDE OILS & FATS 10.5%, OMEGA-3 1.33%, OMEGA-6 1.93%, CRUDE ASH 7.5%

Bodyweight (kg) Low Activity g/day Moderate Activity g/day High Activity g/day
3 to 5 45-70 65-90 80-110
6 to 10 70-120 90-160 110-190
11 to 20 120-180 160-240 190-290
21 to 30 180-240 230-310 290-380
31 to 40 240-260 310-360 380-430
41 to 50 260-310 360-430 430-520
51 to 60 310-370 430-490 530-600
over 60 400+ 510+ 620+

A GREEN VetSpec Measure holds approximately 170g of VetSpec SuperLite Low-Calorie Formula

This table is intended as a guide only and exact feeding amounts should be varied according to your dog's age, sex, breed, condition and activity levels. Please note that feeding amounts should be based on the ideal adult body weight for your dog. Adult dogs should be fed twice per day. When introducing VetSpec into your dog's diet we advise that this is done gradually over a period of 5-10 days until it replaces all other food. Fresh drinking water should always be available.

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Technical Focus

High Fibre Ingredients

Unlike cows and sheep, dogs are not able to digest significant quantities of dietary fibre to obtain calories but it can have significant physical benefits in the dog's digestive system. The reason that dogs cannot digest fibre is that it consists of glucose molecules bonded by beta 1,4 linkages and dogs do not have the necessary amylase enzyme to break the beta links. (Cows and sheep get round the problem by having a large rumen which contains bacteria that are rich in the enzyme). By including high quality fibre sources like cellulose and oatfeed in SuperLite® dog foods we are able to give the dog a normal sized feed but with 20% less calories in each meal.

* Compared with VetSpec Healthy Dog Complete Dog Food

 

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