Hill's™ VetEssentials™ Puppy Large Breed Chicken

Advanced nutrition to help address the top 5 essential health needs of large breed puppies, including immunity, vitality, skin & coat and digestion, with clinically proven benefits. Only available in Veterinary Clinics.

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  • Key Benefits

    Advanced nutrition to help address the top 5 essential health needs of large breed puppies, including immunity, vitality, skin & coat and digestion, with clinically proven benefits. Only available in Veterinary Clinics.


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Omega-3 fatty acid DHA; (docosahexaenoic acid) Clinically proven increased levels Aids optimal retinal development to allow better vision. Supports optimal brain development to increase alertness and quicken reactions.
    Energy density; Calcium Lower than in Puppy Medium Help ensure optimal growth and strong bones.
    Protein Increased and high quality Supports healthy growth and strong muscles.
    L-Carnitine Supplemented Encourages more muscle, greater bone mass and stronger bones.
    Calcium & Vitamin D Increased but controlled Supports development of strong teeth and bones.
    Omega-6 fatty acids High Contributes to healthy skin and coat.
    Natural fibre Added Contributes to healthy digestion.
    Palatability High Increases acceptance.
    Superior antioxidant formula Superior clinically proven levels of antioxidants. High in vitamin C & E Helps neutralise free radicals and helps support the immune system.


    Indications:

    • Puppies of large breeds (over 25kg when adult), from weaning (4 weeks of age) until 1 year old. 

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Pregnant or lactating bitches. They should be fed a Puppy Mini and Medium VetEssentials formula.

     

    Additional Info:

    • Large Breed Puppies should be fed VetEssentials Puppy Large Breed from weaning till 1 year of age, and then should be switched to VetEssentials Canine Adult Large Breed.
    • The VetEssentials Puppy Large Breed formula is enriched with a high level of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an essential structural component of the brain which occurs naturally in mothers’ milk.  When fed to puppies after weaning, additional DHA is supplied throughout the critical formation and development of brain and eyes.
    • VetEssentials Puppy Large Breed may be fed in combination with any canned formula of Science PlanTM Puppy.
    • Additional food or supplements, particularly calcium supplements, should not be fed as this will upset the essential nutritional balance.

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    The daily amount required by individual puppies may substentially vary. Therefore, the amount should be adjusted to maintain optimal body weight, and fed as 2–4 meals per day (the number may decrease with age).

     

    Puppy

    Puppy Age (Months) Body weight (kg) Dry grams
    2 - 3 5 195
    7.5 260
    10 325
    15 440
    20 545
    4 - 9 15 365
    20 455
    30 615
    40 765
    50 905
    10 - 12 20 365
    30 490
    40 610
    50 720
    60 830

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken: Maize, chicken (31%) and turkey meal, animal fat, digest, maize gluten meal, dried beet pulp, cellulose, minerals, flaxseed, fish oil, soybean oil, L-carnitine, vitamins, trace elements, taurine, L-tryptophan and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3642 kcal/kg (364 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 27.6 29.8 7.6 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 15.1 16.4 4.2 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 4.1 4.4 1.1 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 39.7 42.9 10.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 1.00 1.08 274 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.45 0.49 124 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.76 0.82 208 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.092 0.100 25 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.09 0.10 26 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 121 ppm 131 ppm 3.32 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 806 IU/kg 871 IU/kg 22.12 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.03 1.11 282 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.92 3.15 800 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 2.66 ppm 2.88 ppm 0.07 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 7.5
    Vitamin A 9484 IU/kg 10253 IU/kg 260 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 731 IU/kg 790 IU/kg 20.1 IU / 100 kcal

    References:

    1Differs from label guarantees which are either maximums or minimums.
    2The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
    3Nutrient intake for every 100 kilocalories consumed.

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