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Puppy & Junior Formula
Chicken & Rice

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VetSpec Working Dog Puppy & Junior Formula contains highly specific supplements to ensure optimum growth and development of your young dog from four weeks through to twelve months of age when it can be successfully transferred to VetSpec Working Dog Adult Formula. The prebiotics in the supplement help to maintain a healthy gut in dogs with sensitive stomachs. It is wheat gluten free with no added artificial colours, preservatives or artificial flavours.

 

Ideal for

  • Optimising development for a long working life
  • Growing healthy muscle structures
  • Developing strong bones and tendons
  • Puppies with sensitive stomachs
  • Healthy skin and good coats
  • Nutritional support for growing healthy joints

  • Provides all the vitamins and minerals your young dog needs for optimum development
  • No added colours, preservatives or artificial flavours
  • Wheat gluten free.
  • Includes anti-oxidants to help reduce oxidative damage.
  • Pre & Probiotics to help maintain gut health
  • Rich in Glucosamine, MSM and Chrondroitin to optimise joint mobility.
  • Helps to build muscular condition.

Composition:

Chicken meat meal (28.0%), Brown rice (16.1%), White rice (16.1%), Fresh chicken (9.0%),chicken fat (5.9%), peas (6.0%), sugar beet pulp, whole oats, whole linseeds, chicken digest as gravy (1.8%), fish oil, glucosamine HCl (0.25%), calcium carbonate, sodium chloride, culinary herbs blend (dried seaweed, chicory extract as source of fructo-oligosaccharides (0.08%), yeast extract as source of mannanoligosaccharides (0.08%), alfalfa, yucca extract, rosemary, fennel, basil, thyme, oregano, parsley, aniseed), chondroitin sulphate (0.03%)

Additives

Vitamins: 

Vitamin A 20000iu/kg, Vitamin D3 2000iu/kg, Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol acetate) 250iu/kg, L-carnitine 250mg/kg

Trace Elements:

Iodine as calcium iodate 1.5mg/kg, Iron as iron (ll) sulphate monohydrate 40mg/kg, Iron as iron (ll) chelate of amino acids hydrate 10mg/kg, Copper as copper (ll) sulphate pentahydrate 5mg/kg, Copper as copper (ll) chelate of amino acids hydrate 1mg/kg, Zinc as zinc oxide 100mg/kg, Zinc as zinc chelate of amino acids hydrate 25mg/kg, Manganese as manganese (ll) oxide 25mg/kg, Manganese as manganese (ll) chelate of amino acids hydrate 5.0mg/kg, Selenium as selenized yeast inactivated 0.1mg/kg

Amino acids: 

D, L-methionine 232mg/kg, Lysine HCl 200mg/kg, Taurine 1000mg/kg

Technological Additives:

With antioxidants (tocopherol extracts from vegetable oils)

Analytical Constituents:

CRUDE PROTEIN 27.0%, CRUDE OILS & FATS 15.5%, OMEGA-3 1.5%, OMEGA-6 2.9%, CRUDE ASH 7.5%, CRUDE FIBRE 3.5%

Puppy 1-2 monthsDaily Feed Amount Puppy 3-6 monthsDaily Feed Amount Puppy 6-12 monthsDaily Feed Amount
 Weight (kg)  Weight (g)    Weight (kg)  Weight (g)    Weight (kg)  Weight (g)
0.5 40   1.0 60   2.5 100
2.0 90   3.0 125   5.0 160
5.0 200   7.0 275   15.0 380
7.5 300   13.0 440   25.0 600
10.0 375   17.0 550   40+ 800+

A GREEN VetSpec Measure holds approximately 200g of VetSpec Working Dog Food - Puppy & Junior Formula

This table is intended as a guide only and exact feeding amounts should be varied according to your puppy’s breed, sex, condition and activity levels. Puppies should be fed 3-4 times per day. When introducing VetSpec into your puppy’s diet we advise that this is done gradually over a period of 5-10 days until it replaces all other food. (It may be moistened if preferred). Fresh drinking water should always be available.

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Technical Focus

Growth rates in young dogs

The most rapid period of growth in young dogs occurs during the first six months of life. When they reach maturity they have increased their birth weight by 40- to 50- fold. Supplying a specially formulated puppy and junior diet that has been balanced for growth and development is essential for the attainment of optimum adult size. Young animals benefit from feeding energy and nutrient dense diets because the volume of feed intake need not be excessive and intake will not be limited by the animal’s stomach.