PRO PLAN Small and Mini Puppy with OPTISTART is a complete and balanced dry puppy food specially formulated for small and mini-size puppies. This complete dry puppy food is also suitable for gestating or lactating mothers. OPTISTART contains colostrum proven to help strengthen a puppy’s natural defences to combat daily challenges.
The first year of your small dog’s life is important to their long-term health, which is why feeding a small breed puppy food can be so beneficial to their development. To help support the building of puppies’ natural defences for an optimal start in life, Purina vets and nutritionists have developed this small & mini breed puppy food to meet their particular needs. Containing colostrum – which is proven to support their immune system, and proven to protect your puppy from common intestinal upsets, our small breed puppy food with OPTISTART helps give young dogs all the nutrition they need, in one recipe that contains high quality chicken.
This dry puppy food is also suitable for gestating or lactating female dogs.
Previously PRO PLAN Puppy Small Breed Formula
Chicken (dehydrated chicken-natural glucosamine source, chicken); animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of vitamin E); whole grain wheat; wheat protein; dehydrated fish; brewers rice; barley and oats; bran; soybean protein; minerals, vitamins, amino acids, organic acids and natural flavours (including calcium, phosphorous, sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, iron, iodine, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, folic acid, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, choline); beet pulp; fish and/or vegetable oils; colostrum; natural antioxidants.
You and your puppy need to make regular visits to the vet for worming and vaccinations. Keep tabs on his health with a just quick look at your puppy and their overall mood.
|Puppy Age (months)|
|Adult Weight||1.5 – 3||4 – 5||6 – 8||9 – 12|
|1kg||50 – 55gm||60gm||60gm – Adult †||Adult †|
|5kg||60 – 85gm||85 – 75gm||75gm||75gm – Adult †|
|10kg||80 – 115gm||120 – 140gm||145gm||145gm – Adult†|
Feed amount based on 250mL cup (contains approximately 100g PRO PLAN Small and Mini Puppy)
†Once your puppy has reached adulthood transition your puppy to PRO PLAN Small & Mini Adult with OPTILIFE
Feeding Instructions: Puppies start to nibble at solid food at 3 to 4 weeks old. Keep moistened PRO PLAN Puppy available at all times and allow your puppy to eat at will until fully weaned at 6 to 8 weeks. After weaning PRO PLAN Puppy formula can be fed moistened or dry. Use the age of the puppy to determine the number of feeds per day. For puppies under 3 months: 3-4 meals (moistened), 3-6 months: 3 meals, 6-12 months: 2 meals. Use the feeding table to select the daily amount to feed, and if your puppy is losing weight or overweight when fed these amounts, adjust accordingly. To help your puppy maintain an ideal body condition, monitor your puppy’s weight on a regular basis, making sure that their ribs are easily felt and their waist is visible when viewed from above. Maintaining an ideal body condition can impact your puppy’s lifelong health.
Feeding for reproduction: PRO PLAN provides the extra nutrition needed by reproducing females during gestation and lactation. Food consumption may vary during gestation, so feed the amount needed to maintain the pregnant female’s ideal body condition. Food intake may double or even quadruple during lactation.
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Min)||%||0.2|
|Omega 6 Fatty (Min)||%||1.5|
|Metabolizable Energy (ME)||kcal/g||3.88|