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Hill's® Science Diet®
Puppy Healthy Development Original
Hill's® Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original dog food provides precisely balanced, easy-to-digest nutrition for growing puppies.
- Omega-3 fatty acids for healthy mobility and skeletal development
- DHA supports healthy brain development and learning ability
- Optimal levels of vitamins C+E build immune system protection
- High quality chicken protein with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal
Puppies up to 1 year old and pregnant or nursing dogs.
Not Recommended For:
Adult dogs, mature adult dogs, obese or obese-prone dogs.
|Benefit||Nutrient||How It Works|
|Healthy mobility and skeletal development||Omega-3 fatty acids||Nutrient-rich fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids that support healthy bone growth and development in puppies.|
|Healthy development of brain, eyes and learning ability||Natural DHA||DHA is recognized as an important building block for optimal brain and eye development in puppies.|
|Strong immune system||Vitamin C+E||Optimal levels of clinically proven vitamins and antioxidants quickly build healthy immune function to protect between vaccinations.|
|Ideal body weight||High-quality protein||Easy-to-digest, high-quality protein is a foundation for lean muscle that helps maintain ideal body condition.|
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 ConsiderScience Diet® is available in a wide variety of foods for your puppy's unique needs. Canned puppy food is available from Science Diet® in several flavors such as delicious Gourmet Chicken Entrée that your puppy will love. Also try Science Diet® treats that are sure to please!
Daily Feeding Guide:
- Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
- For nursing dogs: keep food available at all times.
- 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!
- 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 plastic bag out of the reach of pets and children.
|Weight of Dog||Growth less than 4 months |
(Pregnancy weeks 7 - 9)
|Growth 4 to 9 months |
(Pregnancy weeks 5 - 6)
|Growth 10 to 12 months |
(Pregnancy weeks 1 - 4)
|2 lb (0,9 kg)||1/2 cup (50 g)||3/8 cup (35 g)||1/3 cup (35 g)|
|5 lb (2,3 kg)||1 cup (100 g)||7/8 cup (85 g)||2/3 cup (65 g)|
|8 lb (3,6 kg)||1 1/2 cups (150 g)||1 1/4 cups (125 g)||1 cup (100 g)|
|10 lb (4,5 kg)||1 3/4 cups (175 g)||1 1/2 cups (150 g)||1 1/8 cups (110 g)|
|20 lb (9,1 kg)||3 cups (295 g)||2 1/2 cups (250 g)||2 cups (200 g)|
|40 lb (18 kg)||5 cups (495 g)||4 cups (395 g)||3 1/4 cups (320 g)|
|60 lb (27 kg)||6 2/3 cups (660 g)||5 1/2 cups (545 g)||4 1/3 cups (430 g)|
|80 lb (36 kg)||8 1/4 cups (815 g)||6 3/4 cups (670 g)||5 1/2 cups (545 g)|
|100 lb (45 kg)||9 3/4 cups (965 g)||8 cups (790 g)||6 1/2 cups (645 g)|
|120 lb (54 kg)||11 1/4 cups (1115 g)||9 1/4 cups (915 g)||7 1/2 cups (745 g)|
Average Nutrient and Caloric Content
Dry 3744 kcal/kg (371 kcal per cup†)
|Vitamin C||317 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E||663 IU/kg|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total||1.13|
References1The 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 Puppy Healthy Development Original contains 3.5 oz. by weight.
Chicken Meal, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Wheat, Pork Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Whole Grain Sorghum, Corn Gluten Meal, Pork Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Flaxseed, Pork Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, 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, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas.