Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials™ Puppy

Available exclusively from your veterinarian, 
Hill's Science Diet VetEssentialsTM Puppy is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for puppies.

  • Immunity
  • Weight Management
  • Digestion
  • Skin & Coat
  • Mobility

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Product Details

  • Key Benefits

    Clinically proven nutrition that can transform your pet’s life.

    Available exclusively from your veterinarian, 
    Hill's Science Diet VetEssentialsTM Puppy is uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for puppies.

    • Immunity
    • Weight Management
    • Digestion
    • Skin & Coat
    • Mobility

    Benefit Nutritional Feature Health Benefit
    Immunity Optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidants (Vitamin C+E) Supports the immune system between vaccinations and helps build a healthy immune system in 90 days
    Weight Management Precisely balanced nutrition and high-quality protein Helps achieve ideal body weight and ensures optimal growth and development
    Digestion Brown rice, oats and barley are natural sources of fibre Helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools
    Skin & Coat Flaxseed and vegetable oil contain omega fatty acids Healthy skin and luxurious coat
    Mobility Natural glucosamine and chondroitin Provides the building blocks for healthy joints and cartilage


    100% Satisfaction Guarantee We're confident your pet will enjoy Hill'sTM VetEssentialsTM foods. We're so confident that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee.*

    Recommended For:


    Not Recommended For:

    Adult, Mature, Obese or Obese prone dogs.

    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 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.

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    Hill's has a wide variety of foods for your dogs unique needs that are sure to please!

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.


    • 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 pets new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
    • Keep fresh water available at all times!
    • Your pets nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
    • To prevent suffocation, keep this 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 (55 g) 3/8 cup (40 g) 1/3 cup (40 g)
    5 lb (2.3 kg) 7/8 cup (100 g) 3/4 cup (85 g) 5/8 cup (70 g)
    8 lb (3.6 kg) 1 1/4 cups (140 g) 1 cup (115 g) 7/8 cup (100 g)
    10 lb (4.5 kg) 1 1/2 cups (170 g) 1 1/4 cups (140 g) 1 cup (115 g)
    20 lb (9.1 kg) 2 1/2 cups (285 g) 2 cups (225 g) 1 2/3 cups (190 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 4 1/4 cups (480 g) 3 1/2 cups (395 g) 2 3/4 cups (310 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 5 2/3 cups (640 g) 4 2/3 cups (525 g) 3 3/4 cups (425 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 7 cups (790 g) 5 3/4 cups (650 g) 4 2/3 cups (525 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 8 1/4 cups (930 g) 6 3/4 cups (765 g) 5 1/2 cups (620 g)
    120 lb (54 kg) 9 1/2 cups (1075 g) 8 cups (905 g) 6 1/3 cups (715 g)

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials™ Puppy provides complete and balanced nutrition for growing puppies and gestating or lactating adult female dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken, Brown Rice, Soybean Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Chicken Meal, Pork Fat, Egg Product, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Oats, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Iodized Salt, Green Peas, Apples, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Cranberries, Choline Chloride, Carrots, Potassium Chloride, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Broccoli, DL-Methionine, L-Tryptophan, Taurine, L-Threonine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3928 kcal/kg (445 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient Dry Matter1
    Protein 28.8
    Fat 22.1
    Crude Fiber 2.4
    Carbohydrate / NFE 39.5
    Calcium 1.33
    Phosphorous 1.09
    Potassium 0.81
    Magnesium 0.162
    Carnitine 16.3 ppm
    Vitamin C 258 ppm
    Vitamin E 730 IU/kg
    DHA 0.193
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.51
    Total Omega-6 FA 4.26
    Chondroitin Sulphate 1355 ppm
    Glucosamine 351 ppm


    1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.

Hill's Science Diet VetEssentials

Preventative nutrition with 5 essential health benefits for your healthy pet.

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