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For Dogs

PURINA® PRO PLAN® VETERINARY DIETS for dogs is a range of specialised and nutritionally sound wet and dry food. It has played a role in helping to manage the health of thousands of dogs across the UK. Conditions which can be assisted with PURINA® PRO PLAN® VETERINARY DIETS nutritional support include:

  • Skin conditions
  • Pancreatic and liver conditions
  • Joint mobility
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Food allergies and sensitivities
  • Convalescence
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Obesity management
  • Bladder and urinary complaints

PURINA® PRO PLAN® VETERINARY DIETS PRODUCT RANGE

CN Convalescence
CN Convalescence

When is a convalescence diet useful? Sometimes dogs need a more concentrated diet because they cannot eat enough of a normal food to get all the nutrients they need. This could be because they have difficulty eating, have a poor appetite or because they have particularly high energy and nutrient…

NF Renal Function
NF Renal Function

What are the signs of kidney disease in dogs? As the kidneys become damaged, they lose their ability to remove waste products, which accumulate in the body causing various signs including loss of appetite. The dog also loses the ability to concentrate its urine and starts producing larger volumes of…

DRM Dermatosis
DRM Dermatosis

What are the signs of skin conditions? Itchiness (often referred to by your vet as pruritus) leads to dogs scratching, licking, chewing and rubbing excessively, particularly around the face, ears, stomach and paws. Hair loss and/or skin infections may occur. Skin allergies can be triggered by food but may also…

EN Gastrointestinal
EN Gastrointestinal

What are the signs of gastrointestinal conditions? The signs of gastrointestinal upsets commonly include diarrhoea, loss of appetite, vomiting and weight loss. Poorly digested food can contribute to the signs so a diet that is easily digested helps your dog get all the essential nutrients to support his/her recovery, while…

Canine FortiFlora
Canine FortiFlora

What are the signs of imbalance in the gut bacteria? Your dog’s intestine is home to many billions of bacteria of many different types – both good (“friendly”) and potentially bad – in a healthy balance. An imbalance can occur due to illness, stress, antibiotic therapy or dietary changes and…

HA Hypoallergenic
HA Hypoallergenic

What are the signs of food allergy? Some dogs may suffer from food allergy, which can cause skin signs and/or digestive upsets. These signs are not specific for food allergies so your vet will suggest various additional investigations to try to find out what is causing your dog's signs. The…

JM Joint Mobility
JM Joint Mobility

What are the signs of joint conditions? Joint conditions, and especially osteoarthritis, tend to be slowly progressive. Early signs will be mild and easily overlooked, whereas later the signs become much more obvious. Signs may include stiffness or difficulty in getting up, climbing stairs and jumping, or limping when exercising.…

OM Obesity Management
OM Obesity Management

How can you help your dog achieve an ideal body condition? Weight gain is usually gradual and subtle, but can easily be checked each time you visit your vet practice (or you can weigh your dog regularly at home). The practice can also show you how to monitor your dog's…

UR Urinary
UR Urinary

What are the signs of urinary stones? When stones form in the bladder, they cause irritation to the bladder wall. This can be painful and cause bleeding, leading to blood in the urine and pain or difficulty passing urine. Urinary stones will need to be removed. Depending on their type…

HP Hepatic
HP Hepatic

What are the signs of liver disease? The liver performs many important functions, including digestion of fat and other nutrients; production of hormones, protein and glucose; clearing the blood of waste products and toxins; producing immune factors; and storing useful nutrients such as vitamins and energy. Signs of liver disease…

DM Diabetes Management
DM Diabetes Management

What is diabetes? Diabetes occurs when the blood sugar (glucose) levels are too high, e.g. if the body is not producing enough insulin. It can usually be managed very successfully and your vet will explain in detail what is involved. There are usually 3 key steps in management: • Providing…