VetSpec Healthy Dog Adult Formula is an outstanding Veterinary Specification Healthy Dog Adult supplement in a CEREAL-GRAIN-FREE Super Premium dog food including 60% Chicken with added vegetables and herbs. It is a superb product for show dogs and working dogs. The specialised supplements include Biotin, and other associated nutrients to improve the coat and promote a supple skin for dogs that have problems in this area. The prebiotics in the supplement help to maintain a healthy gut in dogs with sensitive stomachs. It is wheat gluten free with no added artificial colours, preservatives or artificial flavours.
Chicken (26.5%), chicken meat meal (26.4%), potato (24.4%), chicken fat (6.3%), peas (4.7%), whole linseeds, sugar beet pulp, chicken digest as gravy (1.6%), fish oil, calcium carbonate, sodium chloride, culinary herbs blend (dried seaweed (0.2%), chicory extract as source of fructo-oligosaccharides (0.08%), yeast extract as source of mannan-oligosaccharides (0.08%), alfalfa, yucca extract, rosemary, fennel, basil, thyme, oregano, parsley, aniseed), DL-methionine
Vitamin A 20000iu/kg, Vitamin D3 2000iu/kg, Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol acetate) 250iu/kg, Biotin 3.3mg/kg.
Iodine as calcium iodate anhydrous 1.5mg/kg, Iron as iron sulphate monohydrate 40mg/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, Selenium as selenized yeast 0.1mg/kg
With antioxidants (tocopherol-rich extracts of natural origin)
CRUDE PROTEIN 28.5%, CRUDE OILS & FATS 18%, OMEGA-3 1.61%, OMEGA-6 3.29%, CRUDE ASH 7.5%, CRUDE FIBRE 2.5%
|Bodyweight (kg)||Low Activity g/day||Moderate Activity g/day||High Activity g/day|
|3 to 5||50-80||70-100||90-120|
|6 to 10||80-130||100-170||120-210|
|11 to 20||130-200||170-260||210-320|
|21 to 30||200-260||260-340||320-420|
|31 to 40||260-290||340-400||420-470|
|41 to 50||290-340||400-470||470-580|
|51 to 60||340-410||470-540||580-660|
A GREEN VetSpec Measure holds approximately 190g of VetSpec Healthy Dog Adult 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.
Protein and Amino Acids
Amino acids, like lysine and methionine, are the building blocks of proteins, which form the structure of muscle, organs and many parts of the dog's body. About half of the twenty or so amino acids are "essential" i.e. the dog's body is unable to make them itself. Young dogs require protein to build the structures within the body and adults need it to maintain the function and maintenance of all their tissues.
The "quality" of protein is important in dog food and meat, like chicken, is an excellent source of high quality protein with good amino acid profiles. If protein is deficient in the diet, or of poor quality, adult dogs will lose lean body tissue and immature dogs will exhibit decreased weight gain and impaired growth and development.
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