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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Gastrointestinal Moderate Calorie Dry Dog Food, 22-lb bag

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Description

The gastrointestinal tract includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and colon. Therefore, gastrointestinal disease is defined as any abnormality involving one or more of these structures. By feeding your pet a diet that contains precise amounts of key nutrients, you can not only help minimize vomiting, diarrhea,or constipation, you can also help to support and improve the function of the gastrointestinal structures. This gastrointestinal diet is formulated to help maintain the balance of gastrointestinal microflora and intestinal mucosal integrity.

Key Benefits
  • Canine Gastrointestinal Moderate Calorie is a moderate energy, highly digestible, palatable, complete and balanced diet for dogs predisposed to weight gain.
  • A reduced calorie content (11.5% less than Canine Gastrointestinal High Energy dry) helps support healthy body condition in spayed/neutered dogs or those with a tendency to be or become overweight.
  • Contains a combination of highly digestible proteins, prebiotics and EPA & DHA to help support digestive health
  • A precise blend of antioxidants helps support a healthy immune system
  • Formulated to help maintain the balance of gastrointestinal microflora and intestinal mucosal integrity

This product requires a veterinary prescription. Simply provide your vet's information during checkout and we'll follow up to confirm the prescription, or email a copy of your prescription to vetdiet@chewy.com and we'll get your order out right away.

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  • Item Number
    58686
  • Weight
    22.0 pounds
  • Brand

    Royal Canin Veterinary Diet

  • Brand

    Royal Canin

  • Breed Size

    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds

  • Food Form

    Dry Food

  • Lifestage

    Adult

  • Made in

    United States

  • Special Diet

    Sensitive Digestion, Prescription Food, Weight Control

Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn, Brown Rice, Natural Flavors, Chicken Fat, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Egg Product, Grain Distillers Dried Yeast, Powdered Cellulose, Vegetable Oil, Salt, Fish Oil, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Psyllium Seed Husk, Monocalcium Phosphate, Fructooligosaccharides, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Biotin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.

Caloric Content

3,452 kcal/kg, 314 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 21.0% min
Crude Fat 9.0% min
Crude Fiber 3.8% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0.12% min
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0.05% min
Feeding Instructions
Weight Tendency to become Overweight (Cup) Ideal Weight (Cup)
4.4 lbs 3/8 1/2
11.0 lbs 3/4 1
22.0 lbs 1 3/8 1 5/8
33.1 lbs 1 7/8 2 1/8
44.1 lbs 2 1/4 2 3/4
55.1 lbs 2 3/4 3 1/4
66.1 lbs 3 1/8 3 5/8
77.2 lbs 3 1/2 4 1/8
88.2 lbs 3 7/8 4 5/8
99.2 lbs 4 1/4 5
110.2 lbs 4 1/2 5 3/8
132.3 lbs 5 1/4 6 1/4

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

Transition Instructions

When changing to a new diet, gradually introduce the new food by mixing it with the previous food over a 5 - 7 day period.

FAQ

Why should I buy Vet Diet food online?

Shopping for Vet Diet food is easy! Chewy experts are available 24/7 to answer your questions and guide you through the process. We offer competitive prices, free shipping on orders over $49, and more savings if you sign up for an Autoship subscription.

How do I order Vet Diet food?

  1. Search our website for the diet your vet recommends, then add it to your cart. You can purchase your Vet Diet food with any other goodies you need!
  2. At checkout, you’ll be asked for required information. Enter your pet’s name and type your vet’s name and telephone number.
  3. Place your order, and we’ll take care of the rest!

How will you contact my vet?

Our Vet Diet team will personally contact your vet for approval. If your clinic needs more information from you or recommends a different diet, we’ll let you know immediately.

Does it help if I send you my prescription?

Yes! If you have a paper copy of your prescription, email a picture to vetdiet@chewy.com, start a chat, or fax your prescription to 1-800-619-7973.

Can I use a prescription written by a veterinarian out of state?

Of course! We can accept valid prescriptions from anywhere in the United States and Canada—that includes US territories, like Puerto Rico.

Why do I need a prescription?

Veterinary diets are formulated with the precise ingredients and nutrients needed to address specific medical issues. If you don’t have a paper prescription, no sweat—once you provide your vet’s information, our team will take over.

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

Yes, but we’ll need them to provide us with your full name or the pet’s owner’s name via phone, email or chat after the order is placed, so the clinic can locate your pet’s records when we contact them.

How can I help expedite my order?

Just follow these simple steps: 1. Create your pet ’s profile on Chewy.com. 2. If you have an Autoship scheduled, but you’re running low on refills, contact us ahead of time to let us know if you have a new clinic or if any prescription information has changed. 3. If you have a prescription handy, send it to us before you order—by sending an email to vetdiet@chewy.com, starting a chat with one of our experts, or faxing us at 1-800-619-7973.

Do I need to set up a pet profile?

We recommend it, but it’s not required. You can create your pet’s profile by logging in at Chewy.com, hovering over your account, and choosing “pet profile.”

Do prescriptions expire?

Yes. Your vet will tell us when your prescription will expire and how many refills we can send before they’d like you to check back in with them.

Can I set up auto refills?

Yep! Sign up for Autoship and we’ll automatically ship your food for as long as your prescription allows. If you run out of refills, or your prescription expires, we’ll automatically contact your vet for a new approval. If we hit any bumps in the road, we’ll let you know right away.

What if I have more questions? How can I reach the Vet Diet 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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    Loki, my 3-1/2 yr old Staffy, had developed an irritable bowel; maybe colitis. He was often scooting after two or three squats, but didn't have diarrhea, and his anal glands were normal So after trying many feeding strategies like adding pumpkin and rice to his lamb/rice (wholesome essentials) kibble his doctor decided to put him on this prescription kibble diet. The 22 lb bag comes out to just under four bucks a pound including tax -- the only reason it didn't get 5 stars, -- because Loki just loves it (I'm sure he read the invoice), and I'm trying to develop a taste for it myself, since it's just as expensive as anything else that I eat! His stools are now completely normal after Loki, my 3-1/2 yr old Staffy, had developed an irritable bowel; maybe colitis. He was often scooting after two or three squats, but didn't have diarrhea, and his anal glands were normal So after trying many feeding strategies like adding pumpkin and rice to his lamb/rice (wholesome essentials) kibble his doctor decided to put him on this prescription kibble diet. The 22 lb bag comes out to just under four bucks a pound including tax -- the only reason it didn't get 5 stars, -- because Loki just loves it (I'm sure he read the invoice), and I'm trying to develop a taste for it myself, since it's just as expensive as anything else that I eat! His stools are now completely normal after just a week, and no scooting. BUT, we'll have to see if there is something less expensive long term, because this is an outrageous price for dog kibble, and I can't find anything very exotic or expensive in the ingredients list! … more

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  • Happy Dog, Happy Life

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    My dog was prescribed this food after he was diagnosed with a damaged pancreas from being a stray. I was worried he may not like this as it is considered a bland diet, but that is certainly not an issue. He loves it and is acting/feeling much better!

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  • Problems solved!

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    My 1 year olf french bulldog was suffering from what my Vet said was the doggie version of IBS. He was on Royal Canin French Bulldog, and loved it, but he began having unexplained bouts of severe diarrhea and gas. This food fixed everything! He likes it. He has more energy, no gas, no bowel issues.

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  • Food works well

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    My 15 month old Labrador Retriever just transitioned from the Gastro Puppy Food to this. He likes it and is doing well. Seems to be doing what it claims to do. If your dog has a sensitive digestive system, this is good food for it.

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  • Gastrointestinal Moderate Calorie Dry Dog Food

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    Great progression from the soft stuff of this same brand, to his kibble form. Cody has adjusted well to his new food.

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  • Puppy problems solved

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    One of my girls has allergies & loves to eat. This dog food seems to be working great. I have changed her food so many times & it’s great to have a food that targets her problems.

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  • Just what my dogs needed

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    My dogs have stomach problems due to a parasite. They were in to the low fat & not satisfied & refused to eat it, but the moderate fat they are eating with no problem. They are even begging to eat at mealtime again.

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  • Great food

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    My girl suffers from colitis and so far her stomach has been very happy. She lives her food dances for it every morning and afternoon.

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  • Royal Canin Low Fat Gastrointestinal Dog Food

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    My long-haired German Shepherd was constant problems with loose stool & diarrhea. No longer the case since he started in Royal Canin. He also loves the food!

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  • Good Food for Sensitive Stomachs

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    This food is good for our German Shepherd Labs mix, 12yr. He is prone to diarrhea due to food and to dietary indiscretion, but this food gives him consistently good poops. My husband grinds it up in a coffee grinder, adds water and makes a slurry, cuz old Harry can't chew. Compared to Gastro High Energy, Moderate Calorie has slightly softer bites, lighter color, and less protein. Both are good foods.

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