Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Canine NF Renal Function is formulated to help adult dogs with chronic renal insufficiency. The tasty, palatable kibble has restricted levels of top quality protein and phosphorus. Low in purines, and with moderate level of sulphur amino acids and urine alkalising properties it can also help to reduce formation of urate and cystine stones. If you notice that your dog is drinking and urinating more frequently, or is lethargic, with loss of appetite and weight, and has an unusual breath odour it might be suffering from CKD and the kidneys are unable to produce concentrated urine. It is important that chronic kidney disease is diagnosed by a vet, and your dog might benefit from a diet specifically targeted at managing CKD. The wrong food can irritate the disease and cause further pain. Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Canine NF Renal Function is a therapeutic dry food provides dogs with CKD with a balanced diet and all the nutrients they need. Canine NF Renal Function kibble helps to slow down the progression of disease and reduce the severity of the symptoms. The low phosphorus content helps to support kidney function and the restricted protein content helps to reduce the build-up of toxins. Essential fatty acids help to reduce high blood pressure in the kidneys. They also help support the natural anti-inflammatory process. Indications: Chronic kidney disease Renal insufficiency Kidney failure Liver disease with encephalopathy Early stages of cardiac insufficiency Hypertension Contraindications: Not suitable for dogs requiring a high protein or phosphorus content Not suitable for growing or pregnant dogs Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Canine NF Renal Function at a glance: Complete dry food for adult and senior dogs Suitable as a complete food for those with chronic renal insufficiency: helps to slow down the development of the disease Restricted levels of high quality protein: to help reduce the build-up of toxins and minimise the loss of lean body mass. Restricted phosphorus content: protects kidney function and slows down the progression of CKD. Omega 3 fatty acids: high levels of long chain omega-3 fatty acids help to reduce high blood pressure in the kidneys and also supports the natural anti-inflammatory process. Very palatable: Dogs with CKD often have a reduced appetite. Canine NF Renal Function is very tasty and well accepted. Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets are based on the latest nutritional findings and can help your dog to achieve a good quality of life. Please consult your vet about possible treatments for your pet or if you need further information. Please note: This product is not available for delivery to Northern Ireland or the Channel Islands.