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Advance Veterinary Diets Leishmaniasis Dog Food

Advance Veterinary Diets Leishmaniasis Dog Food
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Advance Veterinary Diets Leishmaniasis Dog Food is a specially designed dry food to help manage the symptoms of this parasite infection, supporting kidney function and boosting the immune... Read more

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Advance Veterinary Diets Leishmaniasis Dog Food is a specially designed dry food to help manage the symptoms of this parasite infection, supporting kidney function and boosting the immune system.

How it works

Dogs with leishmaniasis needs extra support to live life to the full. This dry food contains all the ingredients they need to help manage their symptoms. It's designed to boost immunity against diseases without causing renal failure, as well as containing high levels of protein to support healthy muscles. Omega-3 and -6 are added to soothe skin inflammation and promote the growth of new fur, while a high fibre content is easy on a delicate digestive system. A low level of purine can help to prevent xanthine stones from forming in the urinary tract, which is a possible side effect of allopurinol treatment. 

Key benefits

  • Formulated for dogs with leishmaniasis
  • Vitamin C supports natural defences
  • Boosts blood cell immunity to help avoid infections
  • Protein supports kidney function
  • Omega oils soothe inflamed skin
  • Low phosphorus level prevents glomerular dysfunction

When to use it

Alongside medicines prescribed by your vet, this dry food can help to ease your dog’s symptoms if they’ve contracted leishmaniasis. A balanced, tailored diet and a calm environment are key to a healthy lifestyle as your dog manages the condition.

This food is particularly helpful if your dog seems to be struggling with a skin inflammation or poor digestion. To avoid stomach upset, introduce it slowly if you’re switching from another brand, and make sure there’s always fresh water available for your dog at all times. If you’re concerned about their symptoms and wish to seek further advice, speak to your vet.

 

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Ingredients

Composition:

Rice, wheat flour, wheat maize ,dehydrated egg, animal fat, soya flour, maize gluten flour, hydrolyzed soya protein, hydrolyzed animal proteins, beetroot pulp, serum coconut oil, calcium carbonate, plasma proteins, fish oil, sodium caseinate, monocalcium phosphate, potassium chloride, maize flour.

Nutritional additives:

Vitamin A 18000 - 19565, Vitamin D3 1400 - 1522, Vitamin E 900 - 978, Vitamin C 250 - 272, Vitamin B1 Thiamine (ppm) 52 - 57, Vitamin B2 Riboflavin (ppm) 25 - 27, Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine (ppm) 15 - 16, Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin (ppb) 83 - 90, Niacin (ppm) 195 - 212, Pantothenic Acid (ppm) 50 - 54, Folic Acid (ppm) 6.5 - 7.1, Biotin (ppm) 0.36 - 0.4, Choline (ppm) 2100 - 2283, Iron (ppm) 300 - 326, Manganese (ppm) 71 - 77, Iodine (ppm) 2.1 - 2.3, Copper (ppm) 19 - 20.7, Zinc (ppm) 223 - 242, Selenium (ppm) 0.45 - 0.5, Arginine (%) 1.4 - 1.5, Linoleic Acid (%) 2.2 - 2.4, Total Omega 6 2.2 - 2.4, Total Omega 3 0.32 - 0.3, Omega 6: Omega 3 6.8 - 7.4, Metabolizable energy (kcal/kg) 3780.

Analytical constituents: 

Protein 24%, Fat content 16%, Gross cellulose2 2%, Inorganic matter 6%, Humidity 9%, Calcium 0.8%, Phosphorus 0.6%, Sodium 0.25%, Potassium 0.82%, Magnesium 0.11%, Chloride 0.6%.

Feeding Guide

Recommended quantity/day:

 

Breed

Body weight

Ideal weight

Weight below the ideal

Small breeds

5-10 kg

75-125 g

90-150 g

Medium breeds

15-20 kg

160-200 g

190-240 g

 -

20-25 kg

230-265 g

275-320 g

Large breeds

30-40 kg

295-320 g

355-385 g

Giant breeds

45-50 kg

350-375 g

785-515 g

-

55-60 kg

405-430 g

485-515 g

-

65-70 kg

455-475 g

545-570 g

 

Always make sure your furry friend has access to plenty of water.

Customer reviews

4.9 out of 5 7  Reviews

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  • Great food
    Sadly my 2 year old Cyprus rescue dog has recently been dygnosed with Leish Obviously we’re testing him but I honestly think this food is helping too His coat and feet aren’t as dry and most importantly his poop is ‘normal’ He seems to go less too than when he was in a wet compressed food thinking initially he’d developed an allergy to his other dry food. I will Certainly continue to feed him this food.
    Mandi Moore - June 11, 2018
  • great product and Medicanimal is a great company to buy from
    I have used this food for my boxer dog since she was first diagagnosed with Leish 3 years ago I am convinced it is helping to keep any symtons and flare up at bay an excellent product
    Jan Eddleston - December 11, 2017
  • My dog loves this!
    Phoebe is a Greek rescue with leish. I was searching the net for low purine food, when I found the Medicanimal website, with the diet food I needed for her. The free delivery was speedy, and the loyalty credit makes such a difference to the price, and well worth ordering again. Phoebe absolutely loves this food, she was actually drooling when I opened it on arrival. To stop her getting bored I mix it with a raw egg, or a little zero fat Greek yoghurt; which helps the tablets for leish go down nicely, or white fish. I also love the zip close bag, which keeps the food fresh. An all round winner for us.
    Kathy - October 22, 2017
  • Calypso is thriving on this
    Calypso has Leish and I put him on this food after his course of Milteforan this summer in order to give him the best possible chance of doing well. The Milteforan brought his bloods back to normal and I am sure that the Advanced diet is helping maintain his health. It seems to be very palatable and keeps moist in the zip-up bag. I mix it for variety with a bit of coconut oil or raw egg or even a big of Chappie the lowest protein meat, I think and 6 months on Calypso's coat is growing back well and his energy levels are back up. The food is expensive but MedicAnimal have regular promotions so it's usually possible to get a discount. Plus the loyalty reward scheme is helpful too. I suspect I feed a few grams more than the recommended amount of kibble, but Calypso had lost weight and needed to build back up to his 44kg. Personally, I am very grateful to have a ready-made Leish food that can do all the purine-counting for me and which Calypso seems to be thriving on.
    Karen McDermott - December 19, 2016