NF Kidney Function® Canine Formula

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Purina Veterinary Diets® NF Kidney Function® Canine Formula offers dietary benefits that provide optimal nutrition while meeting your adult dog’s special needs:

Dietary Considerations

Purina Veterinary Diets® NF Kidney Function® Canine Formulas provide complete and balanced nutrition for adult dog maintenance and have been formulated to achieve the following characteristics:

  • Low phosphorus
  • Reduced protein
  • Added potassium
  • Low sodium
  • Source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids

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 – Adult Maintenance1

Body Weight (lbs./kg)Approximate Number of 8 oz. cups/day2
5-10 lbs. (2.3-4.5 kg.)1/2 – 3/4
11-20 lbs. (5.0-9.1 kg.)3/4 – 1-1/4
21-40 lbs. (9.5-18.2 kg.)1-1/4 – 2-1/8
41-60 lbs. (18.6-27.3 kg.)2-1/8 – 2-7/8
61-80 lbs. (27.7-36.4 kg)2-7/8 – 3-1/2
81-100 lbs.3 (36.8-45.5 kg)3-1/2 – 4-1/4

  1. Adjustments to food intake must be made for environmental conditions, activity level, body condition and breed size. As reflected in the feeding tables, smaller breed dogs can require 15% to 25% more kilocalories per pound of body weight than larger breed dogs.
  2. This daily amount should be divided into several small meals throughout the day.
  3. For each additional 10 pounds of body weight, feed an additional 175 kilocalories.
*Using a standard 8 oz./250 ml measuring cup which contains approximately 116 g of NF Kidney Function® 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) 12.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 13.0%
Crude Fiber (Max) 2.0%
Moisture (Max) 12.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Max) 0.40%
Sodium (Na) (Max) 0.40%
Thiamine (Min) 35 mg/kg
Riboflavin (Min) 15 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Guaranteed Analysis (Canned)

Crude Protein (Min) 2.5%
Crude Fat (Min) 5.5%
Crude Fiber (Max) 2.0%
Moisture (Max) 74.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Max) 0.15%
Sodium (Na) (Max) 0.13%
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Calorie Content (Dry)

Metabolizable Energy (ME): 3978 kcal/kg, 459 kcal/cup

Calorie Content (Canned)

Metabolizable Energy (ME): 1415 kcal/kg, 533 kcal/can


Cases of 12, 13.3-oz. cans.
Bags of 6, 18 and 34 lbs.

Ingredients (Dry)

Whole grain corn, brewers rice, dried egg product, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), sugar, dried whey, sodium caseinate, animal digest, calcium carbonate, vegetable oil, potassium chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, fish oil, salt, potassium citrate, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, niacin, manganese sulfate, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, garlic oil, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite. N-4558


Ingredients (Canned)

Water sufficient for processing, meat by-products, rice, corn grits, beef, liver, chicken by-products, animal fat (preserved with TBHQ and citric acid), calcium sulfate, guar gum, fish oil, potassium citrate, locust bean gum, carrageenan, potassium chloride, magnesium sulfate, added color, choline chloride, natural flavor, Vitamin E supplement, calcium carbonate, zinc sulfate, calcium phosphate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin A supplement, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, biotin, potassium iodide, sodium selenite. L-4557