Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low Fat Dry Dog Food

Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low Fat Dry Dog Food

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Product Description

A Dog's Guide to Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low-Fat Dry Dog Food

If a domesticated dog could speak human, we might hear something about digestive care. Good thing that there are dog food brands that prioritize balanced nutrition, digestive healthcare, and dietary issues, specifically Royal Canin Veterinary Diet, that maintains a dog's energy level for those who have difficulty digesting fat.

Since 1968, Royal Canin prioritizes health nutrition, quality, and safety in their dog chow products to ensure the highest standard of quality. Royal Canin's veterinarians, pet nutritionists, breeders, and dog professionals formulated the precise diet that guaranteed the dog's specific nutritional requirements.

Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low-Fat Dry Dog food is, highly digestible, balanced, complete nutrition, and tasty, your dog would ruff.

Why should your dog take Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low-Fat Dry Dog Food?

A low-fat diet means that it is for the nutritional management of dogs needing a fat-restricted diet. Fiber balance means that it promotes appropriate energy levels for weight maintenance. Digestive support means that it is a combination of highly digestible ingredients to support digestive health.

This was formulated for specific dietary support with science-based health nutrition. Dogs need a healthy gastrointestinal tract to effectively absorb nutrients from food. Some conditions make dogs unable to tolerate usual fat levels. Dogs with digestive sensitivities may have visible gastrointestinal signs, such as vomiting and diarrhea.

Nutritional Value

This Royal Canin Veterinary Diet product lists its specific ingredients. Below are the crude nutritional values in protein, fat, fiber, Moisture, EPA, and DHA:

Crude Protein (20.0 %) is the measure of all sources of nitrogen and includes nonprotein nitrogen, which may have no human value. Crude protein is a chemical analysis of the protein (e.g., chicken, milk, etc.) and non-protein (e.g., grains) amounts in the food.

Crude Fat (13.0%) is the term for fat-soluble materials such as lipid content in your dog's food when ingested. The diet is restricted in fat.

Crude Fiber (3.6%) is a measure of indigestible cellulose, pentosans, lignin, and other components of this type of chemical fibers. It has little food value but provides major intestinal tract peristalsis, a wave-like muscle contraction to relax the stomach muscles.

Moisture (10.0%)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (.09%) is an omega-3 fatty acid in fish and fish oil that reduces high triglyceride levels which can cause diabetes and high blood pressure. EPA combined with Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (.04%) prevents heart, lung, and kidney diseases; skin diseases; high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and arthritis.

Daily Feeding Guide and Care Instructions

Available are the 1.5 lb., 6.6 lb., 17.6 lb., and 28.6 lb. Bags of Chicken Flavor. Below, the recommended daily dosages are for the underweight, overweight, and ideal weight for dogs, both using dry foods, wet foods, cups, and grams per day. It is recommended that your dog be fed two to four equal portions of the diet per day.

Underweight
Dog Weight (lbs.) Dry Only (cups per day) Mix of Dry + Can (cups per day) Dry Only (grams per day) Mix of Dry + Can (grams per day)
11 lbs. 1 cups dry + can 121 g 66 g + can
22 lbs. 2 cups 2 dry + can 204 g 149 g + can
44 lbs. 4 cups 3 dry + 1 can 342 g 233 g + 1 can
66 lbs. 6 cups 4 dry + 1 can 464 g 355 g + 1 can
88 lbs. 7 cups 6 dry + 1 can 576 g 467 g + 1 can
Ideal Weight
Dog Weight (lbs.) Dry Only (cups per day) Mix of Dry + Can (cups per day) Dry Only (grams per day) Mix of Dry + Can (grams per day)
11 lbs. 1 cups dry + can 107 g 52 g + can
22 lbs. 2 cups 1 dry + can 179 g 125 g + can
44 lbs. 3 cups 2 dry + 1 can 301 g 192 g + 1 can
66 lbs. 5 cups 3 dry + 1 can 408 g 299 g + 1 can
88 lbs. 6 cups 5 dry + 1 can 507 g 398 g + 1 can
Overweight
Dog Weight (lbs.) Tendency to Become Overweight (cup) Become the Ideal Weight (cup)
4.4 lbs. cup cup
11 lbs. 1 cups 1 cups
22 lbs. 2 cups 2 cups
33.1 lbs. 2 cups 3 cups
44.1 lbs. 3 cups 4 cups
55.1 lbs. 4 cups 4 cups
66.1 lbs. 4 cups 5 cups
77.2 5 cups 6 cups
88.2 lbs. 5 cups 6 cups
99.2 lbs. 6 cups 7 cups
110.2 lbs. 7 cups 8 cups
132.3 lbs. 8 cups 9 cups

Consult a vet to find out which Royal Canin veterinary diet is right for your dog and to monitor your dog's condition. Adjust your dog's daily feeding to a necessary amount to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.

Transition to Royal Canin Veterinary Diet

Gradually introduce the dog's new food by mixing it with the dog's current food over a 5 to 7 day period. Over seven days, gradually decrease the amount of current dog food while increasing the amount of new dog food. Split the recommended daily amount into smaller portions and feed throughout the day. Keep fresh water always accessible.

Concluding Thoughts

The most important thing that you should know about Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low-Fat Dry Dog Food is that Royal Canin has been at the forefront of pet health nutrition for more than 50 years of health nutrition since 1968 and will make sure that we are making a better world for our pets.

Official AAFCO (The Association of American Feed Control Officials) states that Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Canine Gastrointestinal Low-Fat Dry Dog Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs and growing puppies.

Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Wheat, Barley, Natural Flavors, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Grain Distillers Dried Yeast, Chicken Fat, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Psyllium Seed Husk, Potassium Chloride, Monocalcium Phosphate, Fructooligosaccharides, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Dl-Methionine, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Biotin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.

Directions

Weight Tendency to become Overweight (Cup) Ideal Weight (Cup)
4.4 lbs 5/8 3/4
11.0 lbs 1 1/4 1 1/2
22.0 lbs 2 1/8 2 3/8
33.1 lbs 2 7/8 3 1/4
44.1 lbs 3 1/2 4 1/8
55.1 lbs 4 1/8 4 7/8
66.1 lbs 4 3/4 5 1/2
77.2 lbs 5 3/8 6 1/4
88.2 lbs 5 7/8 6 7/8
99.2 lbs 6 1/2 7 1/2
110.2 lbs 7 8 1/8
132.3 lbs 8 9 /4

It is recommended that your pet be fed 2 - 4 equal portions of the diet per day.

Transition Instructions

When changing to a new diet, gradually introduce the new food by mixing it with the previous food over a 5 - 7 day period.

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