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Hill's® Science Diet®
Adult Light


Hill's® Science Diet® Adult Light dog food provides precisely balanced nutrition for a light, healthy lifestyle.

  • 19% lower in calories vs. Adult Advanced Fitness
  • Natural vegetable fiber helps satisfy hunger between meals
  • L-carnitine helps convert fat into energy
  • High quality chicken protein with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal

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Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Adult dogs 1-6 years of age that require fewer calories (i.e. dogs that are less active, neutered or otherwise prone to weight gain).

Not Recommended For:

  • Puppies, adult dogs not prone to gaining excess weight.
  • Pregnant or nursing dogs. During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to: Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original, Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Small Bites or Science Diet® Puppy Small and Toy Breed

BenefitNutrientHow It Works
Satisfied hungerNatural vegetable fiberNatural vegetable fiber helps satisfy hunger between meals.
Conversion of fat into energyL-carnitineL-Carnitine helps convert fat into energy.
Lean muscleHigh-quality proteinHigh quality protein helps maintain lean muscle & ideal body condition.

Additional Info

Healthy choices matter, for both you and your pet. For more than 70 years, Hill's has been advancing knowledge of how to keep pets their healthiest. That means great-tasting, nutritious food with natural ingredients that helps your dog live a long, happy life.

We make every bag of our dry dog food in our own US facilities with highest quality natural ingredients from North America and Europe. These ingredients must meet our strict requirements for purity and nutrient content, which exceed industry standards.

By choosing Science Diet, you help us provide food to shelter pets 365 days a year.
Learn more at hillsfoodshelterlove.com.

Other Products to Consider

Science Diet® is available in a wide variety of foods for your dog's unique needs. Canned dog food is available from Science Diet® in delicious Adult Light with Liver that your dog will love. Also try Science Diet treats that are sure to please!

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

HELPFUL TIPS

  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • Your pet's nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
  • Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry foods, wet foods and treats for your pet's unique needs.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Weight Control

Ideal
Weight of Dog
Weight LossObese Prone
5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/8 cup (35 g) 5/8 cup (60 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 3/4 cup (75 g)1 cup (100 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg)1 1/4 cups (125 g)1 3/4 cups (175 g)
40 lb (18 kg)2 cups (200 g)3 cups (295 g)
60 lb (27 kg)2 3/4 cups (270 g)4 cups (395 g)
80 lb (36 kg)3 1/2 cups (345 g)5 cups (495 g)
100 lb (45 kg)4 cups (395 g)5 3/4 cups (570 g)
Science Diet® Adult Light Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult dogs.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 2989 kcal/kg (297 kcal per cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein24.9
Fat9.0
Carbohydrate (NFE)47.0
Crude Fiber13.3
Calcium0.88
Phosphorus0.7
Sodium0.35
Potassium0.80
Magnesium0.134
Carnitine351 ppm
Vitamin C247 mg/kg
Vitamin E711 IU/kg

References

1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Adult Light contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Pea Bran Meal, Whole Grain Sorghum, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Corn, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Oat Fiber, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Beta-Carotene, Phosphoric Acid, Natural Flavors, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas.


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Dog loves and owner approved I was recommended to put my dog, a 7-year-old male American Eskimo on Hill's Science Diet Light by my local veterinarian as a low calorie diet. We switched him immediately from a big name dog food brand from the grocery store to Hill's Science Diet and I'll never go back! At almost 11 years old, my "Biscuit" is still going strong on his Hill's Science Diet Light! Thank you!!! December 8, 2013
I am happy and my pets are healthy It seems like my yellow lab looks at food and gains a pound. I put him on science Diet Adult light and without having to change the amount I was giving his vet said he was down to his ideal weight after about three months. He's continued on that food and has maintained his ideal weight beautifully. I also have a cat who is on Hill's prescription diet for joint health and I'm so happy that he loves it considering he refuses to take any other kinds of joint support meds and he has gone through hip surgery. Overall, I'm very pleased with Hill's products. November 4, 2013
Keeping them fit and trim I have two senior dogs. A lab and a beagle mix. Both dogs have tendencies to be overweight. I know it is not good for there bones so...I feed them SD light. They are both a normal weight,healthy and act like puppies. September 27, 2013
Great diet dog food Sophie is a cocker spaniel that weighed 35 lbs a year ago. We started Hill's Science Diet Light and she is back to 24 pounds within a year! April 7, 2014
Best for my Boxer We have tried many different kinds of food to keep our 2 year old Boxer from getting too hungry or gaining weight. She also had abnormal bowel movements with every food except for Hill's Science Diet. I picked this one originally because of the Boxer on the bag and it was a great decision. February 5, 2014
My little dog loves Science Diet Light Boo has been eating Science Diet since he was a puppy. We switched to the Light recipe when he began to put on a bit too much weight. He certainly does love to eat - it's a constant battle with the scale. He gobbles up every bit of food that goes in his dish so that must be a vote of confidence. December 31, 2013
Excellent Product! My 12 year old shepard mix had gained some extra weight that was making her arthritis worse so I switched her to adult light and was able to get her to lose 16 pounds and return to a healthy weight. I recommend this product to anyone with an overweight pet. December 20, 2013
Would recommend My 2 furry girls really enjoy this food. Just took them in for their yearly check up and both received a thumps up. November 30, 2013