Purina Veterinary Diets® DCO® canine formula provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of the adult dog and has been formulated to achieve the following characteristics:
- High level of complex carbohydrates
- Increased fiber including soluble fiber
- Moderate total dietary fat and calories
- Source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
- Lite Snackers® are a perfect complement when using the DCO formula.
Feeding and Administration
The following feeding program is recommended as a guideline only, with discretionary clinical adjustments for proper weight maintenance. With your veterinarian’s approval, offer increasing amounts of the new food with decreasing amounts of the old food.
|Body Weight (lbs./kg)||Approximate Number of 8 oz. cups/day|
|5-10 lbs. (2.3-4.5 kg.)||5/8 – 1-1/8 |
|11-20 lbs. (5.0-9.1 kg.)||1-1/8 – 1-3/4|
|21-40 lbs. (9.5-18.2 kg.)||1-3/4 – 3|
|41-60 lbs. (18.6-27.3 kg.)||3 – 4-1/8|
|61-80 lbs. (27.7-36.4 kg)||4-1/8 – 5-1/8|
|81-100 lbs. (36.8-45.5 kg)||5-1/8 – 6|
Guaranteed Analysis (Dry)
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
|Crude Protein (Min)
|Crude Fat (Min)
|Crude Fiber (Max)
Calorie Content (Dry)
Metabolizable Energy (ME): 3342 kcal/kg, 320 kcal/cup
Bags of 6, 18 and 32 lbs.
Whole grain corn, dried beet pulp**, poultry by-product meal, corn gluten meal, pearled barley, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), pea fiber, animal digest, wheat bran, calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, dried whey, salt, fish oil, potassium chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, choline chloride, Vitamin E supplement, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, manganese sulfate, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.
**15% - a source of fiber