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Purina Veterinary Diets DH Dental Health Canine Formula Dry Food

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Product Details

Purina Veterinary Diets® DH Dental Health® Canine Formula may be prescribed for dogs with the following conditions: Adult and senior dogs to help reduce the accumulation of plaque and tartar, and Adult and senior dogs for everyday maintenance

Is your pet experiencing
* Bad breath
* Loss of appetite
* Red, swollen and bleeding gums
* Drooling
* Blood in the saliva
* Yellow-brown tartar at the gum line
* Broken teeth
* Dark spots on molars
* Raised sores in mouth

If so, they may be suffering from dental problems.
The most common dental problem pets' experience is buildup from plaque and calculus. If left unchecked, plaque and calculus buildup can eventually cause inflammation of both the gums (gingivitis) and the membrane lining of the tooth socket (periodontitis). Without proper treatment, the teeth may become infected and fall out and the resulting infection may spread to other parts of the body such as the kidneys or valves of the heart.
Dietary Characteristics
Purina Veterinary Diets© DH© brand Canine Formula and DH© brand 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
* 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 Chews are a perfect complement when using the DH Formula.

Caloric Content: 302 kcal/cup

Dental problems may also result from injury, foreign bodies such as porcupine quills or foxtail, malnutrition or systemic health conditions that infect the mouth as well as other parts of the body.

Inspect your pet's mouth regularly for tartar buildup or a condition of the gums and brush your pet's teeth with the proper brush and toothpaste (made specifically for them) once or twice a week. Consult with your veterinarian about the correct home-cleaning process or professional cleaning.

Additionally, dry, crunchy foods can be helpful in keeping teeth clean. As the pet chews, particles from the dry food scrape against the teeth, acting like a toothbrush to help remove plaque.

The role of dietary management in dental disease is to provide a proper balance of total nutrients that can be fed every day for maintenance while meeting the special dietary needs of the patient. Nutritional management of dogs that are prone to the formation of tartar centers on feeding a kibble that significantly decreases the accumulation of tartar. This can be accomplished by designing a kibble that is both large enough to promote increased chewing time and that has a special texture to allow the tooth to penetrate deep into the kibble before it breaks. Greater tooth penetration extends contact time with the kibble for an excellent cleaning effect.
SKU: 7423

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Ingredients

Chicken, chicken meal (natural source of glucosamine), brewers rice, ground yellow corn, corn gluten meal, ground wheat, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), dried beet pulp, brewers dried yeast, powdered cellulose, glycerin, dried egg product, calcium phosphate, salt, potassium chloride, animal digest, tetra sodium pyrophosphate, phosphoric acid, Vitamin E supplement, calcium carbonate, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, potassium sorbate, niacin, 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.

Analysis:

Calcium (Ca) (Min)1.00%
Phosphorus (P) (Min)0.80%
Linoleic Acid (Min)1.40%
Crude Protein (Min) 25.00%
Crude Fat (Min)14.00%
Crude Fiber (Max)5.00%
Moisture (Max)12.00%

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Purina Veterinary Diets DH Dental Health Canine Formula Dry Food
 
5.0

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5.0

excellent product for Doberman KIng

By martybrown

from Champlain, État de New York, États-Unis

Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets DH Dental Health Canine Formula Dry Food:

Since 3 mouth a try for Lex my doberman This food it s a excellent food and good balance . He maintain is weight and he have good énergie to play And he maintain a very nice polish and is skin was not dry I suggest this product to every one keep care to her dog

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5.0

DH Dental HeaLTH

By FIXIT5

from MENIFEE, CA

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

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Pros

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

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      Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets DH Dental Health Canine Formula Dry Food:

      I USE THE PRODUCT AS A TREAT, MY DOGS LOVE THEM AND REALLY GET EXCITED WHEN IT IS TREAT TIME.

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      5.0

      This food helped my family

      By apriljt

      from atlanta, GA

      About Me Long-time Pet Owner

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      Pros

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      • Good Value

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        Comments about Purina Veterinary Diets DH Dental Health Canine Formula Dry Food:

        My four year old male Jack Russell Terrier is extremely finnicky when it comes to his teeth and gums. He will let us bathe him, clip his nails, and wash his ears but he WILL NOT let us touch his mouth. So he has had a serious breath issue for quite some time. At the recommendation of our vet, we tried this food. He loved it. He is used to Purina and they live up to thier standard. I noticed a difference about three weeks later. His breath did not gag me anymore. The only thing is that it is a little costly however it is worth it.

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