Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management Dry Cat Food

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About This Item

  • Great-tasting dry cat food for diabetic management.
  • Crafted in collaboration with nutritionists, researchers and veterinarians.
  • Specially formulated to help support the unique nutritional needs of diabetic cats.
  • Also features a defense against the development of both struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.
  • Developed with a high protein and low carbohydrate recipe that supports urinary health.
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About Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets for Cats

The PPVD Approach

Some cats experience health conditions that need to be managed by a veterinarian, sometimes through a special diet. Each formula from Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets (PPVD) is specifically formulated to help vets do just that! A group of Purina nutritionists, scientists and veterinarians have teamed up to establish different therapeutic diets and science-based recipes tailored to meet the unique needs of felines with certain health concerns.

Targeted Nutrition

Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets offers multiple nutritional options specifically tailored to a variety of cats with special needs. This product line includes gastroenteric formulas, kidney function formulas and more. Each diet is crafted with a specific nutrient profile to support your cat’s unique nutritional needs. Now he can enjoy delicious nutrition with a therapeutic purpose.

The Delicious Taste Cats Love

Not only is every recipe designed with your cat in mind, but they are also made with a great taste felines love. So every time you feed your cat, you can feel good knowing that he's not only getting a flavor he'll enjoy, but also the specific, targeted nutrition he needs.

Formulated by Experts

Trusted by pet parents, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets' advanced nutrition is established through decades of research that has been supported by over 500 scientists, including veterinarians, behaviorists and nutritionists. This knowledge and experience have laid the groundwork for therapeutic pet foods designed to meet the nutritional needs of feline companions.

About Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets

Purina believes that every pet should eat well. That's why they've created a robust range of diets that tailor to the unique nutritional needs of dogs and cats with certain health conditions. From wet food to dry food and even treats, Purina crafts every recipe with high-quality, flavorful nutrition to help pets get the most out of every meal. Pets are their passion, safety is their promise, and innovation is their pledge.
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Questions & Answers

15 Customer Questions

have two cats one is a diabetic and one is not can they both have this food
Answer by ChewyOct 05, 2018
This food is specially formulated to address medical concerns and requires a prescription. It is not recommended to feed this to a pet who the food is not prescribed for.

My cat is currently using S/D food and now had to switch to M/D. Will this (M/D) cause crystals to form in his urinary tract?
Answer by ChewyFeb 20, 2019
The formulation of this food promotes an environment that is unfavorable for the development of struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.

Is this also for fat cat weight loss?
Answer by ChewyOct 28, 2017
Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets DM has been specifically formulated with high protein levels and low carbohydrates. It's suited for cats with diabetes, enteritis, persistent hyperglycemia, or chronic loose stools.

What is the % carbohydrate?
Answer by ChewyMar 30, 2022
This formula has a maximum carbohydrate content of 18.0%.

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Roscoe on May 6, 2022

Recommend This Product

As a 10 year old grey tabby I developed diabetes. My vet said I needed a low carb high protein diet. My mom changed my diet and bought Purina Pro Plan Vet. Diets DM Dietetic Mgmt Dry Cat Food. Along with taking my insulin I am feeling better. We recommend this dry cat food! Thank you Purina!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Jill on Apr 25, 2022

Looking to switch it up

My cats typically eat the Hills Prescription Diet MD, but Chewy was out and while I could have waited, I figured I'd give the Purina DM a try. Both of them ate this up! Before the need for prescription food, they would get a bit of a variety so this ended up being a good thing in the long run.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Stephanie on May 11, 2022

Good product

This was suggested as a substitute since our regular food was on back order. My cat seems to enjoy it actually, but her stool is much softer with it. It may just be due to the change in food all together. Otherwise, no complaints.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Sgobi333 on Feb 26, 2022

Great Service!

I am a new chewy customer, and I needed my cat’s diabetic food fairly quickly. I give 11 out of 10 stars at the delivery time, the ease of ordering, and being able to set it up for automatic shipments. Ordered it on Friday afternoon, the doctor submitted the approval Friday afternoon as well, and my shipment arrived on Sunday! And I didn’t have to pay extra for shipping. It was an amazing experience, and I’m glad to be a Chewy customer, as I now have syringes and vet salon to order from them as well. So I will be doing that in the future.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Lucy on Mar 26, 2022

DM Dry Cat Food

Vet recommended we start feeding our cat this dry food to help with her diabetes. She will only eat dry food, no moist or can food for her. She immediately started eating this new food and to our delight she loves it. I do recommend this dry cat food because I think very highly of Purina Products.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Mary on Mar 2, 2022

Diabetic Kitty

Another product that I wasn't sure that either of my cats would like. One is diabetic and the other is not. The vet suggested feeding them separately but they have been eating together for over 3 years. It took some adjustment of not having the "nibbles" out all the time but they have adjusted and both like it even when it is just by itself in a bowl. Thank you Chewy!!

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By annie on May 14, 2022

Headline? I don't know...

Two very finicky cats really like this. However, I haven't seen any weight loss, and one of the cats now has pretty stinky poop.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Ria1 on Mar 4, 2022

A Wonderful Tasty Diabetic meal!

My cat loves Purina Pro Plan Veterinary DM Dietetic Management Wet Cat Food. I Recently added Dry Cat Food to Justin's meal plan. Justin enjoys all of them however the Dry Cat Food is his favorite! My cat eats and enjoys his food and I am grateful to know there is tasty diabetic food available.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By CatCrack on Feb 23, 2022

My cat loves this

When my cat was diagnosed with diabetes, my vet recommended this food. My cat loves this food, I use it for meals and treats and she has no problem with that. My other cat, who is on KD, stalks her to try and get to her food. I will admit she is not as fond of the wet version, but she has never been a big wet food eater.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By animallover on Feb 19, 2022

cats love it

my cats love it. newly diabetic cat has not turned up his nose at all. the other cat loves it too but hasn't lost any weight that I can tell although we're hopeful. its very costly for me so I will probably save it only for the diabetic cat.