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Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food

For dogs with kidney problems and early stages of congestive heart failure, Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food provides complete and balanced nutrition w... Learn More

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For dogs with kidney problems and early stages of congestive heart failure, Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food provides complete and balanced nutrition with reduced protein, sodium and phosphorus and added potassium. It’s rich in heart-healthy fatty acids and formulated to combat kidney and bladder stones.


Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food:

  • Contains reduced levels of protein, sodium and phosphorus
  • Great source of potassium, Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids
  • Complete and balanced nutrition
  • Target urine pH-alkaline
  • Vet prescription required for this formula

  • Caloric Content: 459 kcal/cup

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Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food
 
4.3

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dog likes it (23)
  • Easy to digest (16)
  • Nutritional (11)
  • Tasty (11)
  • Good value (7)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (10)

Best Uses

  • Older dogs (15)
  • Special needs (15)
  • Smaller dogs (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Long-time pet owner (26)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Marked Improvement

Last year our 14 year old pointer went on this diet after getting bloodwork back that she was in the beginning stages of kidney failure. Since she has been on this food her bloodwork...Read complete review

Last year our 14 year old pointer went on this diet after getting bloodwork back that she was in the beginning stages of kidney failure. Since she has been on this food her bloodwork has come back within normal range. She has done really well on this formula. She is 15 this year and her blood work was good enough to allow her to go under for a much needed dental appointment.

Our 6 year old pointer likes this food as well. I try to feed her her own food, but if she has a choice, she will even opt for this food over her own!

I just wish these veterinary formulas didn't cost so much but the proof is in the bloodwork. She also hasn't had a bladder/kidney infection since she started on this food.

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Impact uncertain

I can't make a solid case for either recommending this food or not and here is why. My vet recommended this food "formula" since my dog drinks a ton of water and...Read complete review

I can't make a solid case for either recommending this food or not and here is why. My vet recommended this food "formula" since my dog drinks a ton of water and as expected, urinates quite frequently. He has gone through a battery of tests to determine if he has diabetes, kidney or liver issues and they still don't know what is wrong with him. They recommended this, assuming it would help, but I'm not seeing any difference in his condition. Based on other reviews and dogs not eating the other brands, I purchased this and he will eat it, but it's not making the impact I had hoped for.

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5.0

Great stuff!

By econut1

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Easy To Digest
  • Good Value
  • Improves Coat
  • Nutritional
  • Tasty

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Older Dogs
    • Special Needs

    Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food:

    Great stuff - the taste must be OK as he eats it. Has done the trick and it's well worth paying a bit more.

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    5.0

    Purina Vet NF Kidney Canine Formula

    By KnowNickName

    from Tennessee

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Dog Likes It
    • Easy To Digest

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Older Dogs

    Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food:

    Dog loves the food. I add a little bit of water.
    Vet prescribed kidney diet due to the lower protein % in this food. It is expensive so if you dog is overweight it is a good incentive not to overfeed.

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    4.0

    Service is great

    By Daisy's mom

    from Pleasanton, CA

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Contacting Vet For Refill
    • Dog Likes It
    • Easy To Use Website

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Dogs With Kidney Issues

    Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food:

    It took some time for my dog to get used to it, but now she loves it!

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    5.0

    Great Dog Food.

    By Di

    from Smolan,Ks.

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Dog Likes It
    • Easy To Digest
    • Good Value
    • Tasty

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Older Dogs
    • Special Needs

    Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food:

    My dog loves this food and thats importent to me.

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    5.0

    NF

    By Friend to all dogs

    from Champlin, Mn

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Dog Likes It
    • Good Value

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Older Dogs

    Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food:

    Very quick shipping, have never let me run out of food very reliable on getting the food delivered on time

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    Ingredients

    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.


    Crude Protein (min) 12%
    Crude Fat (min) 13%
    Crude Fiber (max) 2%
    Moisture (max) 12%

    Manufacturer


    When your pet needs specialized nutrition to help manage a health condition, Purina Veterinary Diets has the answer. With different formulas which help manage Diabetes, Gastrointestinal issus, arthritis, urinary crystals and stones, food allergies, skin issues, kidney problems, cardiovascular problems, obesity, and dental issues, Purina Veterinary Diets provide a complete line, formulated as nutritional aids in the dietary management of dogs and cats. Purina also has therapeutic treats to use with certain formulas and to help keep your pet healthy.

    Purina Veterinary Diets start with input from veterinary nutritionists, clinicians and academicians, who develop these nutritional solutions in Purina's research and development laboratories. Diets are then developed and tested at Purina's Pet Care Center, the world's oldest and largest research facility dedicated to developing pet foods.

    Prescription Required

    A prescription is required for this product. Once we receive your order, we’ll quickly contact your vet and ship your prescription within one business day of receiving approval.* If you have a prescription in hand, select the "mail my prescription" option during checkout.

    *UPS doesn’t ship on Saturday, Sunday, and most holidays. Note: If you are ordering medication, shipping is not available in the following states: LA

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