Hill's Science Diet Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food, 4-lb Bag
|Crude Protein||24.5% min|
|Crude Fat||16.5% min|
|Crude Fiber||4.0% max|
|Vitamin E||550 IU/kg min|
|Vitamin C||85 mg/kg min|
Calorie Content (calculated):
Chicken, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Oats, Cracked Pearled Barley, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat, Flaxseed, Egg Product, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Dicalcium Phosphate, Lactic Acid, Fish Oil, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Green Peas, Apples, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Cranberries, Carrots, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Broccoli, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.
- Age and Weight Consideration:
- Determine the appropriate feeding amount based on your puppy's age, weight, and breed. Consult with your veterinarian to ensure accurate portions.
- Gradual Transition:
- When introducing Hill's Science Diet to your puppy, transition gradually over a 7-day period. Mix increasing amounts of this food with your puppy's current diet to avoid digestive upset.
- Daily Feeding Amount:
- Refer to the feeding guidelines on the packaging for the recommended daily amount. Adjust portions based on your puppy's size, age, activity level, and individual needs.
- Divide Meals:
- Divide the total daily feeding amount into multiple meals to support your puppy's energy levels and aid digestion.
- Provide Fresh Water:
- Provide access to fresh, clean water at all times. Hydration is crucial for your puppy's overall health and complements the dry dog food.
- Monitor Weight and Adjust:
- Monitor your puppy's growth and adjust feeding amounts accordingly. Puppies may require more food during growth spurts.
- Health Check:
- Regularly check your puppy's weight, body condition, and overall health. Consult with your veterinarian for specific feeding recommendations based on your puppy's progress.
- Special Considerations:
- If your puppy is nursing, pregnant, or has specific health conditions, consult your veterinarian for customized feeding guidance.
|Weight||Less than 4 months and Pregnant Dogs (Weeks 7-9) (cups)||4-9 months and Pregnant Dogs (5-6) (cups)||10-12 months and Pregnant Dogs (weeks 1-4) (cups)|
|8 lb||1 ¼||1||⅞|
|10 lb||1 ½||1 ¼||1|
|20 lb||2 ½||2||1 ⅔|
|40 lb||4 ¼||3 ½||2 ¾|
|60 lb||5 ¾||4 ¾||3 ¾|
|80 lb||7 ¼||6||4 ¾|
|100 lb||8 ½||7||5 ⅔|
|120 lb||9 ⅔||8||6 ½|