A complete dry dog food diet to support skin function in the case of dermatosis and excessive loss of hair in dogs of all ages. Formulated with increased levels of specific nutrients to help support skin health, and a selected and limited number of protein sources to help minimise skin reactions to food. It also contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which help support natural anti-inflammatory processes'.

This is a veterinary diet that should always be fed under veterinary supervision.

Please note that all indications for Purina Veterinary Diets mentioned on this website are for the dietary support of the dog (or cat) with the listed condition and do not preclude appropriate medical management. The veterinary diets should be used under veterinary supervision.

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This highly palatable veterinary diet is formulated to help nutritionally manage skin conditions in dogs of all ages. It contains a limited number of protein sources that are not usually found in dog foods, to help minimise skin reactions to food.
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Skin support

Inreased1 levels of specific nutrients to help support skin health and maintenance, fibroblast formation and collagen synthesis.


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Low antigen

Selected and a limited number of protein sources to help minimise food reactions.

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Omega-3 fatty acids

Increased2 levels of omega-3 fatty acids to help support natural anti-inflammatory processes.

Helps support wound healing and immune function

High levels of arginine

Contains essential building blocks of collagen (principal component of the dermis)

Rich in proline, glycine, lysine and arginine

Helps support the cutaneous barrier function and helps prevent transepidermal water loss

High levels of omega-6 fatty acids

Contains novel protein sources

Rapeseed meal, pea protein and herring

Feeding Guidelines

It is recommended that a veterinarian’s opinion be sought before use.

Depending on the individual condition, a gradual introduction of the new diet over a few days may be valuable. Canine DRM Dermatosis provides complete and balanced nutrition for growth of puppies and maintenance of adult dogs.

Adult maintenance

Body weight (kg) g/day
2.5 65
5 100
10 160
15 215
25 300
35 375
45 455
70 600


Puppy growth

Body weight (kg) 1.5 months 4 months 6 months 9 months 12 months
2.5 50 65 60 Adult Adult
5 55 80 70 70 Adult
10 75 115 140 140 Adult
15 80 150 190 205 Adult
25 95 215 285 340 Adult
35 105 250 350 470 490
45 115 270 390 575 620



Maize starch, rapeseed meal*, pea protein concentrate*, dehydrated herring protein*, animal fat, digest*, minerals, fish oil, rapeseed oil.

* Protein sources


Key nutrient values* Dry
Moisture 7.5%
Protein 30%
- Lysine 2.1%
- Methionine 0.6%
- Cystein 0.41%
Fat 18%
- Omega-6 fatty acids 2.52%
- Linoleic acid 1.9%
- Omega-3 fatty acids 1.65%
- EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) 0.5%
- DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) 0.6%
Carbohydrate 35%
Crude Fibre 2.5%
Zinc 132 mg/kg
Vitamin A 22.892 IU/kg
Vitamin E 300 IU/kg
- Riboflavin B2 12 mg/kg
- Niacin B3 129 mg/kg
- Pantothenic acid B5 41 mg/kg
- Pyrodoxin B6 14 mg/kg
- Biotlin B8 0.1 mg/kg
- Folic scid B9 4.3 mg/kg
- Cobalamin B12 0.23 mg/kg
Metabolisable energy (ME)1 400.2 kcal/100g


* Typical analysis in the final product as fed.

1 Calculated following NRC 2006 equations.


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