Royal Canin Urinary U/C Low Purine Dry Dog Food
Royal Canin Urinary U/C Low Purine Dry Dog Food is used for the management of recurrent metabolic uroliths (urate, xanthine or cystine). As a maintenance diet, particularly indicated in breeds with a high risk of metabolic uroliths, e.g. Dalmatians, and as a supportive diet for dogs with leishmaniasis undergoing treatment with xanthine oxidase inhibitors (e.g. allopurinol).
Sold as a 14kg bag
Initially use for up to 6 months to reduce the formation of urate stones, for up to 1 year to reduce the formation of cystine stones and for life in cases of irreversible disturbance of uric acid metabolism. It is recommended that a veterinarian’s opinion be sought before use or before extending the period of use.
RECOMMENDED FOR CASES OF; Metabolic uroliths (urate, xanthine, cystine): management of recurrence, Hyperuricosuria, Management of metabolic uroliths risk in dogs with leishmaniasis treated with xanthine oxidase inhibitors (e.g. allopurinol) *If presented with a secondary kidney disease (protein losing nephropathy with or without azotemia) then switch to a Renal diet.
NOT RECOMMENDED IN CASES OF; Growth, gestation/lactation.
- Urate Control: Low Purine Proteins combined with production of alkaline urine reduces the risk of urate stone formation
- Cystine Control: Moderate levels of high quality proteins and restricted sodium levels contribute to reducing the formation of cystine stones
- Skin Barrier: Helps reduce trans-epidermal water loss and strengthens the barrier effect of the skin
- Antioxidant Complex: The synergistic antioxidant complex helps neutralise free radicals
Rice, Maize Flour, Wheat Flour, Egg Powder, Animal Fats, Wheat Gluten, Minerals, Maize Gluten, Vegetable Fibres, Fish Oil, Soya Oil, Fructo-Oligo-Saccharides (FOS), Borage Oil, Marigold Extract (Source of Lutein)
Crude Ash: 5.4%. Crude Fibre: 2.1%. Crude Oil Fats: 15%. Moisture: 9.5%. Protein: 18%
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