Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Weight Control Formula Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food, 7.7-lb bag

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Description

Royal Canin Veterinary Care Nutrition Weight Control for small dogs was developed to provide optimal protein, energy and other nutrients for less active or overweight small breed dogs.

Key Benefits
  • Canine Weight Control Small Dog is a complete and balanced dog food, specifically formulated for the precise nutrition of small dogs that have been neutered or spayed, with a tendency to be overweight or with oral sensitivity.
  • Exclusive, high protein & high fiber formula promotes satiety and helps maintain the optimal body weight in spayed or neutered adult dogs
  • Royal Canin Urinary S/O Index® promotes a urinary environment unfavorable to the development of both struvite and calcium oxalate crystals
  • Features a specific nutrient blend to help regulate intestinal transit and to help support the intestinal microflora
  • Contains a synergistic antioxidant blend of vitamin C, vitamin E, lutein and taurine to support cellular and immune health

Veterinary Authorization

This item needs authorization from your veterinarian. Simply provide your pet and vet clinic information at Checkout and we'll follow up with your veterinarian to confirm. If you have a copy of your authorization, you can expedite the process by uploading a scan or photo of it to the Prescriptions section in your account or your order confirmation. You can also email it to vetdiet@chewy.com.

Diet Transitioning

Pets can be sensitive to sudden changes in their diets. For this reason, it is extremely important to follow a gradual transition plan to best support your pet's health and product effectiveness. Ask your Veterinarian about the best way to transition your pet to a new food.

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  • Item Number
    48786
  • Weight
    7.7 pounds
  • Brand
    Royal Canin
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Breed Size
    Extra Small & Toy Breeds, Small Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Special Diet
    High-Protein, Weight Control, Veterinary Diet
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Barley, Wheat Gluten, Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavors, Chicken Fat, Pea Fiber, Dried Chicory Root, Salt, Vegetable Oil, Fish Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Psyllium Seed Husk, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Silico Aluminate, L-Lysine, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source Of Vitamin E), Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Acetate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Taurine, Choline Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], L-Carnitine, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Rosemary Extract, Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid.

Caloric Content

3,294 kcal/kg, 283 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein28.0% min
Crude Fat9.0% min
Crude Fiber8.6% max
Moisture10.0% max
Feeding Instructions
WeightDaily Feeding (Cup)
2.2 lbs3/8
4.4 lbs5/8
6.6 lbs3/4
8.8 lbs1
11.0 lbs1 1/8
13.2 lbs1 1/4
15.4 lbs1 1/2
17.6 lbs1 5/8
19.8 lbs1 3/4
20.0 lbs1 7/8
24.2 lbs2
26.4 lbs2 1/8

It is recommended that your cat be fed 2 - 4 equal portions of the diet per day.

Transition Instructions

Pets can be sensitive to sudden changes in their diets. For this reason, it is extremely important to follow a gradual transition plan to best support your pet's health and product effectiveness. It is recommended to follow at least a 7-day transition plan before exclusively feeding your pet a new food. Start by mixing 75% of your pet's current diet with 25% of the new diet on Day 1 and Day 2. On Day 3 and Day 4, mix 50% of the current diet with 50% of the new diet. On Day 5 and Day 6, mix 25% of the current diet with 75% of the new diet. On Day 7, you can feed your pet the new food exclusively. Ask your Veterinarian about the best way to transition your pet to a new food.

Transition DayCurrent DietNew Diet
Days 1-275%25%
Days 3-450%50%
Days 5-625%75%
Day 70%100%
FAQ

Why should I buy veterinary diets from Chewy?

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How do I order veterinary diets?

  1. Search for the diet your veterinarian recommends and add it to your cart. You can purchase your veterinary diets along with any other items you need.
  2. At Checkout, you'll be asked for your pet's name and veterinary clinic information so we can confirm that the item is authorized by your veterinarian.
  3. Place your order and we'll take care of contacting your veterinarian. If you have a copy of your authorization, you can expedite the process by uploading a scan or photo of it to the Prescriptions section in your account or your order confirmation. You can also email it to vetdiet@chewy.com.

If your clinic needs more information from you or recommends a different diet, we'll let you know immediately.

I have a copy of the authorization from my veterinarian. Can I send it to you?

Yes. If you have a paper copy of your veterinarian's authorization, you can upload a scan or photo to the Prescriptions section in your account or your order confirmation. You can also email it to vetdiet@chewy.com.

Can I use a veterinarian's authorization if it was written by a veterinarian out of state? Yes. We accept valid authorizations from anywhere in the United States, Canada, and U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico.

Why do I need a veterinarian's authorization?

Veterinary diets are formulated with the precise ingredients and nutrients needed to address specific medical issues. Because these diets are formulated for medical issues, veterinary authorization is needed to advise you on the best way to give them to your pet and to monitor your pet's health while they are on the diet.

Can someone else (such as a caretaker or family member) place an order for my pet?

Yes, but we'll need them to contact us and provide the full name of the pet's owner after the order is placed. This is so the veterinary clinic can locate your pet's records when we contact them. Email us at vetdiet@chewy.com or call us 24/7 at 1-800-672-4399.

Do authorizations expire?

Yes. Your veterinarian will tell us when your authorization expires and how many refills you have before they'd like you to check back in with them.

Can I set up automatic refills? Yes. Sign up for Autoship at Checkout and select how often you need refills. We'll automatically ship your veterinary diets for as long as your authorization allows. If you run out of refills or your authorization expires, we'll automatically contact your veterinarian for a new authorization.

What if I have more questions? How can I reach the veterinary diets team at Chewy?

Email us at vetdiet@chewy.com, start a chat on Chewy.com, or call us anytime at 1-800-672-4399. We're here for you 24/7.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My Favorite Food

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    It’s been 6 years since I started eating this food. And i love it! Plus, it keeps me trim and healthy. I like it mixed w a little chicken, green bean, carrots, sweet potato, and home made chicken broth and warmed to perfection!

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    Good for my senior yorkie

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    My small Yorkie seems to like it and doesn’t have any issues with it ... haven’t noticed any weight loss yet . But he will continue to stay on it . Per doctors orders

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    Perfect, weight coming off

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    My little adopted Chi-Min was food deprived in her past life. Started gaining weight. Between snacks and stealing the kitten's food, she was looking pudgy. Solved the kitten food stealing and put her on this. Neighbor commented how good she looks now. Weight is starting to get back to what it should be without sacraficing good nuitrition.

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    YummyYummyYummy

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    Lacey is really enjoying her new food. Took a few days but now loves it.

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    Good small dog food

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    My small dog loves this. She is overweight and I’m trying to help her lose weight. Hasn’t helped so far but I’m hopeful.

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    very happy with chewy's selection, prices and shipping

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for small dogs with a weight problem

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    Our 12 pound chihuahua mix loves this food. We've tried many others with her, but she never liked the taste or felt satiated. She has another medical problem that we have to monitor hence the prescription food. It's a little pricey, but worth it. I only wish the small breed formula came in a larger sized bag.

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    Fast and easy !

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    Once Chewy was able to get the prescription the order was on its way and arrived in just one day !! Fast and easy !!

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    Yummy Food

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    Rascal Really Liked His Veterinary Diet Food Got To Get His Weight Down Thanks Chewy !!!

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    Cookie . Weight loss

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    Cookie just start On this food hope=it help her loose weight.

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