Canidae Platinum Senior and Overweight Dogs Dry Food
Canidae Platinum Senior and Overweight Dogs Dry Food
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High Quality Proteins
Superior Digestibility
Excellent Palatability

Canidae Platinum Senior and Overweight Dogs Dry Food

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At a Glance
High Quality Proteins
Superior Digestibility
Excellent Palatability

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Natural Dog Food Formula with Four High Quality Meat Meals and Reduced Fat and Protein Dogs Love the Taste! CANIDAE PLATINUM Senior and Over Weight formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

Superior Palatability, Digestibility and Nutritional Benefits!

Do Vets Recommend Canidae Dog Food?

One of the main issues found in senior dogs is obesity or increasing weight. These overweight conditions that can be found in your pets, can happen due to various internal and external factors. Some of these factors include overconsumption of food, occasionally giving treats to the pet, hormonal disbalances, and an increase in cholesterol. The extra weight can adversely impact the internal organs of the pets as well as their bones and joints. The prolonged sustenance of such conditions can result in the development of health ailments like high blood pressure, arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, and the list is unceasing. Canidae All Life Stages Dry Dog Food, Less Active, Multi-Protein meet all the requisites as per the nutritional levels that are recommended by the Association of American Feed Control Officials or AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for maintenance. Such compliance makes pet food to be recommended by veterinarians across the world. It is also worth mentioning that Canidae All Life Stages Dry Dog Food, Less Active, Multi-Protein uses high-quality ingredients in terms of its proteins and other wholesome essentials. Independent customer reviews also bolster the trust of the pet owners in the product. They come as chicken, turkey, lamb, and fish meals. It also helps to boost beautiful skin coats.

What Is the Difference Between Senior Dog Food and Regular?

You can find numerous types of multi-dog home vet formulated dog food to be available commercially in the market. These dog foods cater to the various health ailments or nutritional deficits of the pets. The feed requirements for the different stages of a dogโ€™s life cycle are also different. While a growing pup requires that it can help them to build muscles and increase bone strength, an adult or matured years may need the administration of a feed that is capable of taking care of the issues that the pet faces in their senior years. In the senior years, dogs are often seen to exhibit overweight conditions or deficiencies of a particular nutrient. The senior dog foods are formulated to care for such concerns and health ailments so that your pets can live happy and stress-free days in their final years. Another key differentiation that you can see between the feeds for senior dogs and the regular feeds is the difference in the per cup calorie content. On average, a senior dog has a lesser calorie per cup compared to the food for the younger ones.

How Much Canidae Can a Dog Eat?

Canidae All Life Stages Dry Dog Food, Less Active, Multi-Protein have three hundred and forty-two kilocalories of metabolized energy per cup of feed.

At What Age Should Dogs Eat Senior Food?

Dogs are considered to be reaching their senior years depending on their age and can vary based on their breed. The larger breeds are considered to have reached their senior years when they turn six years old, while the smaller breeds are considered to be reaching their senior years when reaching their tenth birthday. The classification of dogs into various sets is especially important to help administer the right feed to them and aid in their proper upkeep as per the set norms of that set. The needs of a younger breed vary from that of an older one and vice versa. You can start administering the feed that is applicable for the senior dogs after they reach that particular age as mentioned above as per their breed.

How Often Should a Senior Dog Eat?

The administration of a feed to a dog at any age should be done after consultation from a certified practicing veterinarian of repute. The veterinarians generally suggest a feed that is in sync with the requirements of the petโ€™s body and the age bracket that it belongs to. In general, it is advisable to feed the senior dogs twice daily. However, the feed ratio is less than that of the adult dogs. This is because with increasing age the pets become less active and therefore reduce the quantity of food and help them to maintain healthy body weight.

Do Senior Dogs Need Different Food?

Though the nutritional requirement of the body does not change drastically with age it is important to tweak the food as per the change in demand of an aging pet. This can mean the maintenance of the same levels of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and minerals that were given to an adult dog if there are no health ailments or reduction of the level of activities seen among them. However, it is seen that dogs often turn overweight in their senior years. During such times you should be careful in the administration of the right quantity and type of feed as non-compliance of feed and the conditions of the body can aggravate the health issues further.

Crude Protein 22.50% min
Crude Fat 8.50% min
Crude Fat 10.50% max
Crude Fiber 4.00% max
Moisture 10.00% max
Linoleic Acid (omega 3) 2.60% min
Alpha Linolenic Acid (omega 6) 0.50% min
Vitamin E 200.00 IU/kg min
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 50.00 mg/kg min
Glucosamine (naturally occurring) 750.00 mg/kg min
Chondroitin sulfate (naturally occurring) 250.00 mg/kg min
Lactobacillus acidophilus 100 million CFU/lb min

Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, White Rice, Rice Bran, Peas, Potatoes, Oatmeal, Cracked Pearled Barley, Millet, Turkey Meal, Lamb Meal, Chicken Fat, Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Oceanfish Meal, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Suncured Alfalfa, Inulin (From Chicory Root), Lecithin, Sage Extract, Cranberries, Beta-Carotene, Rosemary Extract, Sunflower Oil, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative), Papaya, Pineapple. Contains A Source Of Live Naturally Occurring Microorganisms.

3,300 kcal/kg, 3.3 kcal/g, 1,500 kcal/lb, 342 kcal/cup

Weight Weight Loss Daily Feeding (cup) Weight Maintenance Daily Feeding (cup)
Up to 15 lbs 1/3 - 3/4 1/2 - 1
15 - 25 lbs 3/4 - 1 1/3 1 - 1 1/2
25 - 50 lbs 1 1/3 - 2 1 1/2 - 2 1/2
50 - 75 lbs 2 - 3 2 1/2 - 3 1/2
75 - 100 lbs 3 - 4 3 1/2 - 4 1/2
Transition Instructions

We have found that the smoothest transition from one dog food to another is to mix the foods together. When changing to CANIDAE some dogs may do better by making a gradual transition over 7 - 10 days. Start with 25% of the new food mixed with 75% of the previous diet and gradually increase the new while decreasing the previous until the transition is complete

Canidae is manufactured by Canidae
Option UPC/SKU
30 Lb bag 640461040308
15 Lb bag 640461040155
5 Lb bag 640461040056

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