Dogs

Feeding Your Dog

After many years of not recommending any particular dog food we now have a range of foods made by Virbac which we genuinely believe offers the best nutrution for your dog.

VET COMPLEX - BABY DOG

A complete veterinary diet specifically formulated for all breeds of puppies or pregnant and lactating bitches.

  • Small Breeds (weaning to 5 months)
  • Medium Breeds (weaning to 6 months)
  • Large Breeds (weaning to 7 months)
  • Giant Breeds (weaning to 8 months)
Can be hydrated with tepid water to ease the transition from milk to a solid diet. Palatability guaranteed- replacement or money back scheme.

 

Puppies have an absolute requirement for balanced growth- particularly in terms of energy, protein and minerals. At this stage their digestive system is delicate and immune system immature. Baby Dog provides a precise balance of nutrients, minerals and vitamins to promote optimal development of bones, teeth, muscles, skin, brain and other important organs. Make sure that clean and fresh drinking water is available at all times. 
High energy density - Satisfies the needs of growing puppies or bitches during pregnancy and lactation. 
High quality protein content - Provides vital nutrition during an intense period of bone and muscle growth. 
Low starch content - Aids digestive tolerance in puppies changing from milk to a solid diet. Meat based diet, rich in essential fatty acids - Satisfies the special needs of intense development.

Additional Nutritional Benefits Include: DHA (Fish Oil): Aids brain development. Yeast Beta-glucans: Supports health of the immune system. Lactobacilli + Purified Clay + Fructo-oligosaccharides: Assists digestion.

VET COMPLEX - JUNIOR DOG

A complete veterinary diet specifically formulated for all breeds of Junior Dogs:

  • Small Breeds (5-12 months)
  • Medium Breeds (6-14 months)
  • Large Breeds (7-16 months)
  • Giant Breeds (8-18 months)
Also suitable for Adult Dogs following orthopaedic surgery and neutered puppies with lower energy requirements. Palatability guaranteed- replacement or money back scheme.

 

After a growth peak, a young dog's nutritional needs diminish- its diet must take this into account to avoid excessive weight gain or bone and joint disorders. At this stage the dog learns how to behave, rapidly developing many new skills. Junior Dog provides the optimum balance of nutrients, minerals and vitamins to optimise the development of bones, teeth, muscles, skin, brain and other important organs. Make sure that clean and fresh drinking water is available at all times.

High but not excessive calorific content - Satisfies the needs at the end of the growth phase without the risk of excess weight gain or bone & joint disorders. 
High quality protein balanced with optimal calorie density - Benefits all breeds. 
Low starch content - Improving digestive tolerance. 
Rich in Essential Fatty Acids - Supports health of the immune system; quality of the skin and coat.

Additional Nutritional Benefits Include:

  • Passionflower + Valerian: Assists enhanced learning.
  • Yeast Beta-glucans: Supports health of the immune system.
  • Purified Clay + Fructo-oligosaccharides: Aids digestion

 

VET COMPLEX - ADULT DOG

A complete veterinary diet specifically formulated for all breeds of Adult Dogs:

  • Small Breeds (1-9 years)
  • Medium Breeds (14 months-8 years)
  • Large Breeds (16 months-7 years)
  • Giant Breeds (18 months-6 years)
Available in Chicken or Salmon varieties. Palatability guaranteed- replacement or money back scheme.

 

Adult Dog provides the optimal formulation to support the on-going nutritional demands of your dog. Specifically formulated to maintain healthy skin and shiny coat, joints and urinary health. Make sure that clean and fresh drinking water is available at all times. 
High quality protein balanced with the optimal calorie content - Benefits all breeds. 
Moderate starch content - Improves digestive tolerance. 
Balanced soluble & insoluble fibres - Stimulates intestinal transit & development of digestive gut bacteria. 
Rich in Vitamin E & Selenium - Anti-oxidant complex to assist protection against cell ageing.

Additional Nutritional Benefits Include:

  • Essential Fatty Acids: Promotes healthy skin & shiny coat
  • Chondroitin Sulphate + Chitosan: Helps maintain healthy joints.
  • Controlled Urinary pH: Optimises urinary health.

 

VET COMPLEX - ADULT DOG LIGHT

A complete veterinary diet specifically formulated for all dog breeds genetically predisposed to obesity, neutered dogs, sedentary dogs & for weight stabilisation after slimming. Also suitable for constipation, chronic colitis, anal sac impaction, diabetes (with or without insulin) & hypothyroidism. Palatability guaranteed- replacement or money back scheme.

Adult Dog Light has reduced calories to help an adult dog stabilise after weight loss whilst regulating glucose levels to promote satiety; it also helps to maintain healthy joints, skin and a shiny coat. Make sure that clean and fresh drinking water is available at all times. 
Low energy density - Limits calorie intake whilst maintaining a sufficient ration. 
High quality protein contribution - Helps maintain muscle mass. 
Low glycaemic index (GI) of starch sources - Assists stabilisation of blood sugar levels (glycaemia). 
Balanced soluble & insoluble fibres - Helps to promote appetite satisfaction, stimulates intestinal transit and development of digestive gut bacteria. 
Rich in Vitamin E & Selenium - Anti-oxidant complex to promote vitality.

Additional Nutritional Benefits Include:

  • L-carnitine: Assists metabolism of fatty acids and curbs deposits of fatty tissue.
  • Chrome + Magnesium: Increases the number of active insulin receptors to enhance insulin activity.
  • Zinc: Promotes the storage of insulin in its active form.
  • Vitamin (B8): Helps regulate the liver metabolism of glucose to reduce the stress on the pancreas.
  • Essential Fatty Acids: Promotes healthy skin & shiny coat
  • Chondroitin Sulphate + Chitosan: Helps maintain healthy joints.

 

VET COMPLEX - SENIOR DOG

A complete veterinary diet specifically formulated for all breeds of Senior Dogs:

  • Small Breeds (9+ years)
  • Medium Breeds (8+ years)
  • Large Breeds (7+ years)
  • Giant Breeds (6+ years)

Also suitable for dogs with Nephrotic Syndrome (without kidney failure). Palatability guaranteed- replacement or money back scheme.

 

In a mature dog the oxidative processes responsible for ageing intensify, increasing the need for key nutrients. Key functions must be protected whilst at the same time naturally reduced activity levels predispose to muscle wasting. Senior Dog contains the correct balanced of nutrients, vitamins and minerals to ensure that they remain alert, mobile and active. Added vision support supplements enable the older dog to continue exploring and have confidence in its immediate environment. Make sure that clean and fresh drinking water is available at all times.

Low energy density - Reduces the risk of excessive weight gain due to reduced activity. Reduced fat content - Preserves high level of essential fatty acids to boost the immune system and maintain the condition of the skin & coat. 
High quality protein contribution - Helps maintain muscle mass without overloading kidney function. 
Balanced soluble & insoluble fibres - Promotes appetite satisfaction, stimulates intestinal transit & assists development of digestive gut bacteria. 
Rich in Vitamin E, Lycopene & Selenium - Anti-oxidant complex to help maintain vitality in older dogs.

Additional Nutritional Benefits Include:

  • Chondroitin Sulphate + Chitosan: Helps maintain healthy joints.
  • Ginkgo Biloba: Promotes alertness.
  • Cystine + Glycine + Glutamic Acid + Vitamins A & B8- Vision support.

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