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VetEssentials™ Canine Adult - Dry

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Hill's™ Science Diet™
VetEssentials™ Canine Adult

Available exclusively from your veterinarian, Hill's® Science Diet® VetEssentials™ Canine Adult is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for adult dogs. Along with regular exercise and veterinary checkups, Hill's® Science Diet® VetEssentials™ maximizes your pet's potential for a happy, healthy future

Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Adult dogs

Not Recommended For:

Puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs. During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to Science Diet® VetEssentials™ Puppy food

Nutritional FeatureHealthy BenefitKey Nutrient
Oral Health: Clinically proven kibble technology naturally scrubs teeth clean like a toothbrush reducing plaque & tartar buildupKeeps teeth & gums healthyNatural Vegetable Fiber
Weight Management: Fiber enriched formula enhanced with L-carnitineHelps maintain optimal body weight, build lean muscle and turn fat into energyNatural Vegetable Fiber & Added L-carnitine
Healthy Mobility: Enhanced with natural glucosamine and chondroitin sulfateProvides the building blocks for healthy joints and cartilageNatural Glucosamine & Chondroitin Sulfate
Healthy Digestion: High quality, digestible ingredientsHelps maximize absorption of key nutrientsHigh quality ingredients
Healthy Skin & Coat: Omega fatty acids nourish skin cells and hair follicles to rejuvenate the skinPromotes healthy skin and luxurious coatOmega Fatty Acids

Other Products to Consider

Science Diet Adult Oral Care, Science Diet Adult Healthy Mobility™ and Science Diet Adult Light

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide


  • Cover and refrigerate unused portion.
  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • Your pet's nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
  • Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry foods, wet foods and treats for your pet's unique needs.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Obese prone

Weight of DogAmount per Day
5 lb (2,3 kg) 5/8 cup (50 g) - 3/4 cup (60 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg)1 cup (80 g) - 1 1/3 cups (105 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg)1 2/3 cups (130 g) - 2 1/4 cups (180 g)
30 lb (14 kg)2 1/4 cups (180 g) - 3 cups (235 g)
40 lb (18 kg)2 2/3 cups (210 g) - 3 2/3 cups (290 g)
50 lb (23 kg)3 1/4 cups (255 g) - 4 1/3 cups (340 g)
60 lb (27 kg)3 2/3 cups (290 g) - 5 cups (395 g)
80 lb (36 kg)4 1/2 cups (355 g) - 6 1/4 cups (495 g)
100 lb (45 kg)5 1/3 cups (420 g) - 7 1/3 cups (580 g)
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Science Diet® Healthy Advantage™ Canine Adult Dog Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.

Average Nutrient And Caloric Contents

Dry 3397 kcal/kg

Dry Matter1
Carbohydrate (NFE)44.6
Crude Fiber10.6
Vitamin C225 mg/kg
Vitamin E743 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total0.46
Omega-6 Fatty Acids Total3.53
Chondroitin Sulfate1498 mg/kg (ppm)
Glucosamine831 mg/kg (ppm)


1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.


Chicken By-Product Meal, Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Whole Grain Corn, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Mill Run, Animal Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Dried Egg Product, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Iodized Salt, Dried Chicken Cartilage, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid, L-Carnitine, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Rosemary Extract.

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