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Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry Food

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Product Details

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
SKU: 5835

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Ingredients

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

Analysis:

Phosphorus, %0.26%
Protein, %14.40%
Carbohydrate, %56.94%
Fat, %14.20%
Fiber, %0.82%
Calcium, %0.69%
Sodium, %0.20%
Potassium, %0.78%
Chloride, %0.52%
Magnesium, %0.06%
Total Omega-6, %2.51%
Total Omega-3, %0.27%

Reviews

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Purina Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Canine Formula Dry
 
4.4

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dog likes it (25)
  • Easy to digest (17)
  • Tasty (12)
  • Nutritional (11)
  • Good value (8)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (11)

Best Uses

  • Special needs (17)
  • Older dogs (16)
  • Smaller dogs (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Long-time pet owner (28)

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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Most Liked Negative Review

 

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

I buy this product again and again.

By Di

from Smolan,Ks.

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Easy To Digest
  • Good Value
  • My Dog Is Back To Her Old
  • Tasty

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Shipping Price

Best Uses

  • Older Dogs
  • Special Needs

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

My dog is back to her old self sence being on this food.

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5.0

My Dog Loves this Food

By Schnauzer Lover

from Lake Arrowhead, CA

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Dog Likes It

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Needs

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

    Our Mini Schnauzer was diagnosed with kidney disease and while she was in the hospital for a week she would not touch any of the other brands of special diet food. We took her home and I tried to feed her a homemade diet but her protein levels were still too high. We had tried the other brands at home too, but she would literally pick out the dog food and leave it on the floor. Purina NF was our last hope to get her diet on track. She now only eats the dry kibble which she loves. We did try the canned NF also, but she does not like it. We are very grateful that she loves the kibble.

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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:

      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:

      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:

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

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