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Eukanuba Veterinary Diets Restricted Calories Dog Food

Eukanuba Veterinary Diets Restricted Calories Dog Food
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Feeding Eukanuba Veterinary Diets Restricted-Calorie™ formula is a great way to achieve the appropriate weight. This formula utilizes the Eukanuba Optimum Body Approach™ for trimming fat and maintaining muscle, and promotes gradual, sensible weight-loss. Restricted-Calorie™ is the ideal weight-loss formula for obese dogs or cats and should be used in combination with behavioural management and, where appropriate, an increase in physical activity. Individual target weight is determined depending on pet and breed. When dieting, the optimal weight loss is 1 to 3% weekly. For best results, both diet and a sensible exercise regime should be established.

Recommended For: Weight issues. It is recommended that a veterinarian's opinion be sought before and during the use of this product in order to determine the needs of your dog.


  • Obesity and Overweight
  • Obesity and Diabetes
  • Joint/Mobility issues benefiting from weight loss - Hip Dysplasia, Osteoarthritis

May also be prescribed to nutritionally manage conditions benefiting to a lower level of fat:

  • Hyperlipidemia or Lymphangiectasia


  • L-Carnitine - facilitates the oxidation of fat
  • Increased protein vs. previous formula* - helps maintain muscle mass
  • High-quality animal based protein and low fat - helps reduce caloric intake and helps promote a healthy body composition
  • Special carbohydrate blend* - barley/sorghum helps optimise blood glucose and insulin response
  • Purified sources of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate* - provide the building blocks for cartilage to support joint health
  • Targeted omega-6: omega-3 fatty acid ratio - helps nutritionally manage inflammation at the cellular level
  • Vitamin E - an antioxidant to help maintain a strong immune system
  • Beet pulp - a moderately fermentable fibre that produces butyrate, a short chain fatty acid (SCFA), which is a preferential energy source for the enterocytes and promotes intestinal health
  • FOS (fructooligosaccharies)* - prebiotics which aid in GI health and have been shown in a clinical study to help maintain the balance between beneficial and potentially pathogenic bacteria
  • DentalCare System* - to help reduce tartar build-up across the whole mouth during and beyond mealtime

* Dry formula



Maize grits, Dried Chicken and Turkey, maize, sorghum, barley, dried beet pulp, chicken digest, fish meal, dried whole egg, animal fat, brewer’s dried yeast, potassium chloride, sodium hexametaphosphate, fructooligosaccharides, linseed, glucosamine (475mg/kg), chondroitin sulphate (45mg/kg).


Chicken, white fish, chicken liver, rice, maize grits, chicken byproducts, beef by-products, fish meal, dried whole egg, dried beet pulp, potassium chloride, linseed, calcium carbonate, monosodium phosphate, sodium chloride.

Analytical constituents

Nutrient/Ingredient Dry Wet
Protein 28.80% 8.00%
Fat content 8.00% 4.50%
Omega-6 fatty acids 1.50% 0.62%
Omega-3 fatty acids 0.20% 0.12%
Crude Ash 6.70% 1.60%
Crude Fibres 2.10% 0.50%
Moisture 8.00% 77.00%
Calcium 1.20% 0.25%
Phosphorus 1.00% 0.20%
Vitamin A 70000IU/kg 18000IU/kg
Vitamin D3 900IU/kg 300IU/kg
Vitamin E (a-tocopherol) 100mg/kg 50mg/kg
L-carnitine 50mg/kg 10mg/kg
Glucosamine 475mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate 45mg/kg
Beet pulp 0.40% 1.00%
FOS 0.40%

Feeding guidelines


Feeding (grams per day)
Weight Weight Maintenance Phase 1 Weight Loss Phase 2 Weight Loss Phase 3 Weight Loss
2kg 45-55g 35g 30g 25g
5kg 85-95g 60g 55g 45g
10kg 140-155g 100g 85g 70g
20kg 220-245g 155g 135g 110g
30kg 290-320g 205g 175g 145g
40kg 350-390g 250g 215g 180g
50kg 410-455g 290g 245g 205g
60kg 460-515g 325g 280g 235g
70kg 510-570g 360g 310g 260g


Feeding (cans per day)
Weight Weight Maintenance Phase 1 Weight Loss Phase 2 Weight Loss Phase 3 Weight Loss
3kg 1/2 1/3 1/3 1/4
5kg 3/4 1/2 1/2 1/3
10kg 1 1/4 3/4 2/3 2/3
15kg 1 1/2 1 1 3/4
20kg 1 3/4 1 1/3 1 1
25kg 2 1/4 1 1/2 1 1/3 1
30kg 2 1/2 1 3/4 1 1/2 1 1/4
35kg 2 2/3 2 1 2/3 1 1/3
40kg 3 2 1 3/4 1 1/2
45kg 3 1/4 2 1/4 2 1 1/2

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All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

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Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (2)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Eukanuba Veterinary Diets Restricted Calories Dog Food, including answers from our team.

25 March 2016 at 2:55pm

My dog has seizures , would food would you recommend

Ann Cooper

  • VioVet customer since 2010
  • From: Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

She is a collie in her 5th year, the medication she is on for the seizures makes her hungry all the time. I need a dried food that will fill her but keep her weight down

  • Non-Executive Director

This diet is likely to be as good as any other for your purpose, but it is a tall order. A dog which is on medication which stimulates the appetite will tend to eat too much of any food given the chance, resulting in excessive weight gain. The only really effective answer is to restrict the amount of food to that which produces the correct bodyweight. If she gets at all fat, you have been giving too much. However this is never easy to do because the correct amount of food as far as health is concerned is massively less than she would choose to eat, so she will pester for food and you will find it very difficult to keep to the correct amount. Most people give in because their dog genuinely feels hungry and they feel too mean, so their dogs are fat. Sometimes a diet based on fresh raw meat with a few vegetables and no starchy food or flavourings added (eg salt) will work, but that is hard work and often expensive. There is not an easy answer when most foods are deliberately made to encourage dogs to eat more (because people do not want to give their dogs "boring" food which they are not keen to eat. Therein lies the essence of the obesity crisis facing people and pets in the Western world!)

19 February 2015 at 10:12am



How many calories in 400g can of veterinary diets dog food please?? Our sago has been prescribed this and also told to count calories and this can doesn't tell us!!

  • Customer Service Manager

Each 400g can has 1009 Kcal.