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.
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
Vitamin A 20000iu/kg, Vitamin D3 2000iu/kg, Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol acetate) 250iu/kg, L-carnitine 250mg/kg, Biotin 3.3mg/kg.
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
With antioxidants (tocopherol-rich extracts of natural origin)
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|
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.
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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