DH Dental Health® Canine Formula

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Purina Veterinary Diets® DH® Dental Health Canine Formula offers dietary benefits that provide optimal nutrition while meeting your adult dog’s special needs:


Dietary Considerations

Purina Veterinary Diets® DH® Dental Health Canine Formula and DH® Small Bites Canine Formula have been formulated to provide complete and balanced nutrition for adult and senior dogs, while providing the following characteristics:

  • Optimal kibble size
  • Patented kibble texture
  • Added antioxidants A and E
  • Natural source of glucosamine
  • Moderate calories
  • Exceptional palatability
  • Perfect solution for everyday feeding of adult and senior dogs
  • Canine Dental Chewz™ are a perfect complement when using the DH 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.

Dry Formula

Body Weight (lbs./kg)Approximate Number of 8 oz. cups/day
10-20 lbs. (4.5-9.1 kg.)1-1/8 – 1-7/8
21-40 lbs. (9.5-18.2 kg.)1-7/8 – 3-1/8
41-60 lbs. (18.6-27.3 kg.)3-1/8 – 4-1/8
61-80 lbs. (27.7-36.4 kg)4-1/4 – 5-1/8
81-100 lbs. (36.8-45.5 kg)5-1/8 – 6-1/8

*Using a standard 8 oz./250 ml measuring cup which contains approximately 80 g of DH Dental Health® Canine Formula. Provide adequate fresh water in a clean container for your dog daily. For your pet’s health, see your veterinarian regularly.

Dry Formula - Small Bites

Body Weight (lbs./kg)Approximate Number of 8 oz. cups/day
5 lbs. (2.3 kg.)5/8
10 lbs. (4.5 kg)1-1/8
20 lbs. (9.1 kg.)1-7/8
30 lbs. (13.6 kg.)2-5/8

*Using a standard 8 oz./250 ml measuring cup which contains approximately 84 g of DH Dental Health® Small Bites Canine Formula. Provide adequate fresh water in a clean container for your dog daily. For your pet’s health, see your veterinarian regularly.

Guaranteed Analysis (Dry)

Crude Protein (Min) 25.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 14.0%
Crude Fiber (Max) 5.0%
Moisture (Max) 12.0%
Linoleic Acid (Min) 1.4%
Calcium (Ca) (Min) 1.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Min) 0.8%
Vitamin A (Min) 15,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (Min) 460 IU/kg
Glucosamine* (Min) 550 ppm
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Guaranteed Analysis (DH Small Bites)

Crude Protein (Min) 25.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 14.0%
Crude Fiber (Max) 5.0%
Moisture (Max) 12.0%
Linoleic Acid (Min) 1.4%
Calcium (Ca) (Min) 1.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Min) 0.8%
Vitamin A (Min) 15,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (Min) 460 IU/kg
Glucosamine* (Min) 550 ppm
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Calorie Content (Dry)

Metabolizable Energy (ME): 3640 kcal/kg, 290 kcal/cup

Packaging

DH available in bags of 18 lbs.
DH Small Bites available in bags of 6 lbs.

Ingredients (Dry)

Chicken, chicken meal (natural source of glucosamine), brewers rice, ground yellow corn, ground wheat, corn gluten meal, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), dried beet pulp, dried yeast, powdered cellulose, animal liver flavor, glycerin, dried egg product, salt, potassium chloride, calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, tetra sodium pyrophosphate, phosphoric acid, Vitamin E supplement, choline chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, potassium sorbate (a preservative), niacin, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, garlic oil, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.

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Ingredients (DH Small Bites)

Chicken, chicken meal (natural source of glucosamine), brewers rice, ground yellow corn, ground wheat, corn gluten meal, animal fat preserved with mixedtocopherols (form of Vitamin E), animal liver flavor, dried beet pulp, powdered cellulose, dried yeast, glycerin, dried egg product, salt, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, tetra sodium pyrophosphate, phosphoric acid, calcium phosphate, Vitamin E supplement, choline chloride, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, potassium sorbate (a preservative), niacin, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, garlic oil, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.

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