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

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Description

The carefully formulated Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Gastrointestinal Moderate Calorie Dry Dog Food is designed to help keep your pup’s tummy healthy for a happy furbaby and a happy you, too! It delivers the nutrition your best friend needs when recovering from issues like vomiting, diarrhea and appetite loss. Prebiotics support a balance of good gut bacteria, while a blend of dietary fibers supports healthy digestion. Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil help to nourish and soothe your dog’s GI tract for a comfy tummy. Plus, antioxidants support a strong, healthy immune system. In addition to all of these paw-some benefits, this food’s lower calorie content is ideal for weight maintenance, particularly for pups who tend to easily pack on a few extra pounds.

Key Benefits
  • Prescription diet specifically formulated to support healthy digestion in your dog.
  • Highly digestible proteins and prebiotics support digestive health and optimal stool quality.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and a blend of fibers support GI health.
  • Antioxidants support a healthy immune system.
  • Lower calorie content provides appropriate energy levels to help your dog maintain a healthy weight.

Veterinary Authorization

This product requires a veterinary authorization. Simply provide your vet’s information during checkout and we’ll follow up to confirm. If you have a copy of your authorization, you can expedite the process by taking a photo and emailing it to vetdiet@chewy.com, or by faxing it to 1-800-619-7973.

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  • Item Number
    58686
  • Weight
    22.0 pounds
  • Brand
    Royal Canin
  • Breed Size
    All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Special Diet
    Sensitive Digestion, Weight Control, Pea-Free, Veterinary Diet
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

New: Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn, Brown Rice, Natural Flavors, Chicken Fat, Egg Product, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Vegetable Oil, Powdered Cellulose, Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Psyllium Seed Husk, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Fructooligosaccharides, Hydrolyzed Yeast, 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, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid], Taurine, Choline Chloride, Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Dl-Methionine, Rosemary Extract, Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid.

Original: 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

New: 3,459 kcal/kg, 315 kcal/cup

Original: 3,452 kcal/kg, 314 kcal/cup

New:

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein21.0% min
Crude Fat9.0% min
Crude Fiber3.8% max
Moisture10.0% max
EPA + DHA0.12% min
Potassium0.6% min
Sodium0.27% min
Vitamin E315 IU/kg min
Ascorbic Acid220 mg/kg min

Original:

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein21.0% min
Crude Fat9.0% min
Crude Fiber3.8% max
Moisture10.0% max
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)0.12% min
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)0.05% min
Feeding Instructions

New:

WeightIdeal Weight Daily Feeding(Cup)Overweight Daily Feeding (Cup)
11 lbs13/4
22 lbs1 5/81 3/8
44 lbs2 5/82 1/4
66 lbs3 5/83
88 lbs4 1/23 3/4

Original:

WeightTendency to become Overweight (Cup)Ideal Weight (Cup)
4.4 lbs3/81/2
11.0 lbs3/41
22.0 lbs1 3/81 5/8
33.1 lbs1 7/82 1/8
44.1 lbs2 1/42 3/4
55.1 lbs2 3/43 1/4
66.1 lbs3 1/83 5/8
77.2 lbs3 1/24 1/8
88.2 lbs3 7/84 5/8
99.2 lbs4 1/45
110.2 lbs4 1/25 3/8
132.3 lbs5 1/46 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 Veterinary Diets online?

Shopping for Veterinary Diets 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 Veterinary Diets?

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

How will you contact my vet?

Our Veterinary Diets 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 veterinarian’s authorization?

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

Can I use a veterinarian’s authorization if it was written by a veterinarian out of state?

Of course! We can accept valid authorizations from anywhere in the United States and Canada—that includes US territories, like 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. If you don’t have a paper authorization, 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 the full name of 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 your Veterinary Diets, contact us ahead of time to let us know if you have a new clinic or if any authorization information has changed.
  3. If you have an authorization 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 authorizations expire?

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

Can I set up automatic refills?

Yep! Sign up for Autoship and 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 vet for a new authorization. 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 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

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    Chewy epitomizes Customer Service Excellence in every aspect of their business and in every corner of their hearts! My Great Pyr eats Royal Canin Gastro dry dog food like candy.

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    No words can express my gratitude for the efficient and kind service I receive from Chewy! My little dog suddenly was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis, which required an immediate food change. I was on the autoship plan and also needed a script from the vet. Chewy immediately canceled the autoship and helped me get the script. Within three days I had the new med. My dog loves his new food and is doing well. Thank you, Chewy!

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    Furbaby Likes it

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    I am guessing this food is good, my baby hasn't thrown it up and always runs to his bowl when its time to eat.

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    Great doggie food

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    My vet prescribed this food for my dog and she loves it

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    Great food for a bad stomach

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    My dog has a very sensitive stomach and is very picky. But he loves the hard food version and soft version too. I don't mind at all paying more money for premium food for him. I'm just thankful he's alive and healthy.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My favorite dog food

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    I have had such good luck with this food. I would feed it 100% of the time if I had endlessly deep pockets :) Anytime I have a dog with GI upset I put them on this and they do great on it. My only complaint is the price, but I know we're paying for the R&D so it's worth it.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Sensitive belly

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    My dog LOVES to eat and he will eat any food before him-doesn’t mean he should! At 10, his belly became “hyper” sensitive and I was making chicken and rice constantly. I received a sample of the Royal Canin Low fat GI food, which of course he ate. However, it didn’t fill him up and I was feeding him 4 times a day! So I went to the next kind up, the moderate, and he is definitely better on it for satiety. His poops are 90% better and very small now. I’m pleased overall with the food and what it does for my dog.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    IT'S WORKING!

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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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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Finally!! GI issues solved

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    Our 10 y/o German Shepherd started having GI issues several months ago. Allergy tests. Blood work, ultrasound showed PED and possible IBD. Started meds but still not enough relief for our boy. Started this food along with the canned formula and bone broth and VOILA!! Perfect poops! Thank you to Chewy for always asking how Cooper is doing and getting his food to us ASAP!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for GI issues

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    Recommended by our veterinarian and our dog loves it! She has had GI issues such as gas and gurgling stomach but now that she only eats this food, canned, dry kibble & treats too, she doesn’t have any more issues! We put her dry kibble inside a monster mouth, which we also got from Chewy, and she can’t wait to roll the monster mouth around to get her ‘treats’!

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