Hill's Science Diet Puppy Small & Mini Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food, 12.5-lb Bag
|Crude Protein||24% min|
|Crude Fat||15% min|
|Crude Fiber||4.0% max|
|Vitamin E||500 IU/kg min|
|Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)||95 mg/kg min|
|Docosahexaenoic (DHA)||0.1% min|
Calorie Content (calculated):
418 kcal per 8-oz cup
Chicken, Whole Grain Oats, Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat, Pea Protein, Whole Grain Corn, Cracked Pearled Barley, Soybean Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Liver Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Ground Pecan Shells, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Dried Citrus Pulp, Calcium Carbonate, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Pressed Cranberries, L-Threonine, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, L-Tryptophan, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.
- Consult Veterinarian:
- Before introducing Hill's Science Diet Puppy Small & Mini to your puppy's diet, consult with your veterinarian for personalized feeding recommendations based on your puppy's breed, weight, and health needs.
- Gradual Transition:
- When transitioning your puppy to this new food, do so gradually over 7 days. Mix increasing amounts of Hill's Science Diet with your puppy's current food to avoid digestive upset and ensure a smooth adjustment.
- Daily Feeding Amount:
- Refer to the packaging for the recommended daily feeding amounts based on your puppy's age and weight. Adjust the quantity accordingly to support their growth and development.
- Divide Meals:
- Divide the daily feeding amount into multiple meals. Small and mini puppies have smaller stomachs, and dividing meals ensures they receive the necessary nutrients without overloading their digestive system.
- Provide Fresh Water:
- Provide access to fresh, clean water at all times. Hydration is crucial for your puppy's overall health and aids in the digestion of dry dog food.
- Monitor Weight and Adjust:
- Regularly monitor your puppy's weight and overall condition. Adjust the feeding amount if there are any changes in weight, activity level, or overall health. Consult with your veterinarian if you have concerns.
- Tailored Nutrition for Small Breeds:
- Hill's Science Diet Puppy Small & Mini is specially crafted for small and mini breeds. Ensure your puppy receives the tailored nutrition they need for healthy growth and development.
By following these feeding instructions, you can help your small or mini puppy enjoy the balanced and nutritious formula of Hill's Science Diet Puppy Small & Mini Chicken Meal & Brown Rice.
|Weight||Less than 4 Months (cups)||4 - 9 Months (cups)||10 - 12 Months (cups)|
|8 lb||1 ⅛||1 ⅛||⅞|
|10 lb||1 ⅝||1 ⅜||1 ⅛|
|15 lb||1 ⅞||1 ½|
|20 lb||2 ⅓||1 ¾|
|25 lb||2 ¾||2 ¼|
|30 lb||3||2 ½|