SPECIFIC (Dechra) CID Digestive Support Dry Dog Food

SPECIFIC (Dechra) CID Digestive Support Dry Dog Food
2kg Bag

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  • 2kg Bag £16.30
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Specific (Dechra) Digestive Support is a food that has been specifically developed for dogs with acute or chronic gastrointestinal problems. This includes acute or chronic gastrointestinal disease with associated diarrhoea, vomiting and/or flatulence, Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, malabsorption, maldigestion or Colitis. The recipe has been specially formulated to be very gentle on the stomach and to support the digestive system and immune system. It contains highly digestible ingredients to aid metabolism and helps your dog gain the maximum intake of nutrients possible. An increased level of electrolytes will help compensate for the losses incurred during vomiting or diarrhoea. Added egg powder contain egg immunoglobulins which aid the digestive tract. The products also contain Psyllium Husk which will help to regulate gastrointestinal tract acitivity and will also protect intestinal mucosa. Additionally, Yucca extract is a well known ingredient that helps to reduce the smell of faeces and gasses.


  • Highly digestibility - Highly digestible ingredients compensate for decreased intestinal enzymatic activity and ensure an optimal uptake of nutrients. This makes the diet optimal for patients with gastrointestinal conditions such as acute and chronic diarrhoea, vomiting and/or flatulence
  • Vitamin & mineral support - The high content of minerals and fat soluble vitamins compensates for compromised absorption in the patient’s gastrointestinal system. The increased level of electrolytes compensates for increased losses during diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Immune support - Contains ß-1,3/1,6-glucans from yeast, which can bind to receptors of white blood cells, thereby alerting the immune system and supporting the immune response. The diet contains egg powder rich in immunoglobulins. Immunoglobulins can bind specific bacteria, viruses and protozoa in the intestinal tract. This prevents attachment of pathogens to the intestinal wall, damage to villli and associated diarrhoea. Furthermore, the diet contains mannan-oligo-saccharides (MOS). MOS can bind pathogenic bacteria, thereby preventing them from binding to the intestinal wall. MOS also stimulates the local immunity in the intestinal tract
  • Intestinal support - Psyllium Husk is a gel-forming soluble fibre, which absorbs several times its weight in liquid, and is known for its beneficial effect on the regulation of the gastrointestinal tract activity and protection of the intestinal mucosa
  • Odour control - Yucca extract reduces the production of malodorous gasses and the smell of faeces


Dry Food

Rice, eggs (including source of immunoglobulins), fish meal, maize starch, minerals (including zeolite), animal fat, sugar, hydrolysed pork protein, powdered cellulose, vitamins and trace elements, psyllium husk, yeast (source of ß-1,3/1,6-glucans and mannan-oligosaccharides), beet pulp, methionine, fructo-oligo-saccharides, Yucca
extract, sunflower oil.

Antioxidant: EC approved additives: BHA, BHT and propyl gallate. It contains no artificial colours or flavouring.


Dry Food

Nutrient Contents
per 100 g
per MJ
Energy kJ 1667
Protein (g) (crude) 24.8 14.9
Fat (g) (crude) 13.9 8.3
Carbohydrate (g) (NFE) 43.6 26.1
Fibre (g) (crude) 1 0.6
Calcium (g) 1.17 0.7
Phosphorus (g) 0.83 0.5
Sodium (g) 0.67 0.4
Potassium (g) 0.92 0.55
Omega-3 fatty acids (g) 0.54 0.33
Ratio n-3:n-6 01:03:00 01:03:00
Water (g) 9

Feeding guidelines

Dry Food

Weight of Dog kg Lean Average Overweight
2.5 120 90 50
5 200 150 85
7.5 270 205 115
10 335 255 140
12.5 400 300 165
15 455 345 190
20 565 425 240
25 670 505 280
30 770 575 325
35 865 645 360
40 955 715 400
50 1130 845 475
60 1295 970 545
70 1450 1090 610
80 1605 1205 675

Recommended for

  • Acute and chronic gastrointestinal disease with associated diarrhoea, vomiting and/or flatulence
  • Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • Malabsorption, maldigestion
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Colitis
  • Convalescence

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Reviews (15)

Summary of Reviews for SPECIFIC (Dechra) CID Digestive Support Dry Dog Food

Overall 5
Value For Money
Pet's Opinion
Nutritional Value
15 out of 15 (100%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (12 reviews)
4 stars (2 reviews)
3 stars (1 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (0 reviews)

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55 Specific CID a digestive support dry dog food
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By on 22 September 2021

Great product my dog has a digestive problem and she loves this food

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55 Dog suffering from pancreatitis
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By on 12 September 2021

Good product

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55 Fabulous!
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By on 1 December 2020

Specific does what it says. Poor Hercules was suffering severe gastrointestinal issues diarrhoea, vomiting and the vet didn't solve the issue using Royal Canin. We had used the wet food on an old Jack Russell before so bought this for Hercules and improvement within 48 hours. He is now heading back towards his normal food and he is 14 years old with sensitivities. We were sad we hadn't bought it him sooner as he suffered longer than he needed to. Highly recommend Specific

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55 Good
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By on 30 April 2020

Good product, Specific Digestive support, dogs love this food, ,good delivery. Would recommend.

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45 dog food
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By on 15 July 2017

This is a great product for our Shih Tzu which has a very sensitive tummy and can't tolerate shop bought dog food.

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding SPECIFIC (Dechra) CID Digestive Support Dry Dog Food, including answers from our team.

20 August 2020 at 7:03am

How much to feed?

Joanne Sullivan

  • VioVet customer since 2019
  • From: Durham, United Kingdom

My Shih Tzus are suffering with diarrhoea and although the vet doesnt want to see them yet i know this food may help however, my question is how do i know how much to feed them? My sons 5 month cockapoo has the same issue and needs to have 1half a tray 3x a day.

  • VioVet Staff

This feeding guide depends on the weight of your dog. If you could email the weight along with your question to [email protected] then we would be happy to help further.

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