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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

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Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Puppies up to 1 year old and pregnant or nursing dogs.

Not Recommended For:

Adult dogs, mature adult dogs, obese or obese-prone dogs.

BenefitNutrientHow It Works
Healthy mobility and skeletal developmentOmega-3 fatty acidsNutrient-rich fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids that support healthy bone growth and development in puppies.
Healthy development of brain, eyes and learning abilityNatural DHADHA is recognized as an important building block for optimal brain and eye development in puppies.
Strong immune systemVitamin C+EOptimal levels of clinically proven vitamins and antioxidants quickly build healthy immune function to protect between vaccinations.
Ideal body weightHigh-quality proteinEasy-to-digest, high-quality protein is a foundation for lean muscle that helps maintain 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 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!

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

HELPFUL TIPS

  • 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.

Feeding transition

Growth

Weight of DogGrowth 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)
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original Dog Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for growing puppies and gestating/lactating adult female dogs.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 3744 kcal/kg (371 kcal per cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein30.4
Fat19.8
Carbohydrate (NFE)39.8
Crude Fiber1.8
Calcium1.58
Phosphorus1.2
Sodium0.50
Potassium0.79
Magnesium0.118
Vitamin C317 mg/kg
Vitamin E663 IU/kg
DHA0.182
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total1.13

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 Puppy Healthy Development Original contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

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.


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Great product My dog is so happy and the coat is shiny!~ This stuff is so great December 19, 2013
Healthy food they enjoy We rescued three chihuahua mixed at 8 weeks and started with small bites, and now original. Still have two pups who are 9 months old and everyone who sees them asks what we feed them because their coats are so shiny. They love the food either dry or moist and have had no vet visits other than vaccines and spay/neuter. It is a little more expensive than some other brands, but I think it has been worth it having food they will eat that also helps them mature healthier, and they have firm bowel movements. September 26, 2013
Puppy Healthy Development Original This is a quality pet food that provides all the nutrition our growing puppy needs without all the additives. It allows our puppy to grow and develop in healthy way. He loves the food and the Hill's Science Diet training treats. There is no other product I would choose over Hill's Science Diet Puppy Healthy Development for our little guy. September 8, 2013
Great food made scientifically Never used your products until, as a foster home for a rescue group, I was given a box of 6 week old puppies. They were in terrible shape living off of dandelions. They couldn't lift their heads and walked like praying mantises. Our rescue vet gave me a Science Diet puppy sample. Within twelve hours of eating Science Diet puppy they were running, chasing each other, acting like normal puppies. As each was adopted, I gave their new families a bag of your puppy food and told them the story of how I became a devoted follower of your products. The best scientists make the best nutrition, please don't ever stop. November 14, 2012
My puppy loves this food Hills science diet was recommended by my pets veterinary They loved the taste, and lived a long life. This is why I'm feeding my new puppy this food and he loves it too April 12, 2014
The product has a taste my puppy can not refuse. Since switching to Science Diet Healthy development, my puppies coat has a greater shine. I definitely would and do recommend the food to my friends and family. April 7, 2014
great I believe in this great food iv'e been using this food for over 13yrs February 11, 2014
Great food!! Science Diet is made in the USA, has REAL ingredients, and no DYES!! I feel great knowing I'm feeding my dog Science Diet and my boxer puppy has never had a loose stool on this food. If she gets a little bored with the dry food i just throw in a little Science Diet wet food puppy and shes a happy girl. February 4, 2014