These recipes are low in protein and phosphorus to help manage the symptoms of dogs with chronic kidney disease, liver shunt disorders, struvite and cystine urinary stones and crystal problems. Due to the nature of targeted medical formulations, they may not meet AAFCO standards but do meet NRC minimum standards for limited ingredient diets and should ONLY be used under the guidance of your veterinarian. For this reason, do not feed these specialized diets to other dogs in your household.To support heart health with a low protein diet, the plan includes taurine supplementation.
Although these meal plans are formulated to manage these various medical conditions, they are not a substitute for medical monitoring or intervention. Your dog should be checked regularly by your veterinarian. Dogs with urinary crystals and/or stones should have the urine monitored every 3 months during the first year on these diets, or as directed by your veterinarian. Dogs with liver shunt and kidney disorders should be monitored based on your veterinarian's recommendations.
The Basic Starter Kit for These Medical Conditions is $241.85, it includes:
When made as directed the kit contains enough supplies to last a 50 lb dog approximately 2 months.
All of our recipes are individually crafted after we connect with your veterinarian to make sure that our formulation correctly reflects your dog's health status. At this step we identify any other medical conditions. It is critical because there may be medical considerations that your veterinarian knows of that could influence the appropriateness of diet selection.This relationship with your veterinarian is a key part of the program because diet should never be used in isolation to treat medical conditions. It is the integration of medical treatment with diet that makes this program yield real results. With each formulation we provide you with ideas about some medical treatments you might expect as part of the overall plan, along with general information about the disease itself.
We offer advice on meal plan preparation, storage and feeding directions. All medical concerns about your dog's diet need to be discussed between you and your veterinarian.
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