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Hills Science Diet VetEssentials Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food 7.5kg (8588HG)

Hills Science Diet VetEssentials Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food is a Yummy and Healthy Option That Your Special Pet Will Love
  • Uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for growing kittens (immunity, weight management, bladder health, digestion, and skin and coat condition)
  • Contains proven levels of natural DHA that help support visual and brain development
  • Contains a balance of minerals and omega-3 fatty acids to help growing bones and joints 
  • Contains optimal levels of clinically proven antioxidants, Vitamin C and Vitamin E to support the immune system between vaccinations and help build a healthy immune system in 90 days
  • Contains precisely balanced nutrition and high-quality protein to help achieve ideal body weight and ensures optimal growth and development
  • Controlled levels of magnesium and phosphorus result in an appropriate mineral balance to support the development of a healthy bladder
  • Natural vegetable fibre in conjunction with an optimal fibre mixture helps maintain a healthy digestive tract and firm stools
  • Omega fatty acids nourish skin cells and hair follicles to rejuvenate the skin leaving a shiny luxurious coat and healthy skin
  • Added L-Carnitine that helps build lean muscle mass for a healthy body composition
  • High quality ingredients
  • Extremely nutritious
  • Delicious taste
  • Maximizes your dog’s potential for a happy, healthy future

Recommended for

  • Puppies up to 1 year old
  • Pregnant or nursing dogs

Not recommended for

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

Key benefits

  • Immunity
  • Weight management
  • Health mobility
  • Healthy digestion
  • Healthy skin and coat

Feeding instructions

  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight
  • For nursing dogs, keep food available at all times
  • If your pet is 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
  • Day 1-2: 25% new food, 75% old food. Day 3-4: 50% new food, 50% old food. Days 5-6: 75% new food, 25% old food. Day 7: 100% new food
  • Keep fresh water available at all times

Feeding guide


Amount of food per day


Weight of dog (kg)

Less than 4 months

4 – 9 months

10 – 12 months


50g / ½ cup




90g / 7/8 cup




140g / 1 3/8 cups




170g / 1 2/3 cups




280g / 2 ¾ cups

240g / 2 1/3 cups



665g / 6 ½ cups

545g / 5 1/3 cups

440g / 4 1/3 cups


6 ¾ cups (670g)

680g / 6 2/3 cups

545g / 5 1/3 cups



815g / 8 cups

645g / 6 1/3 cups




740g / 7 ¼ cups




740g / 7 ¼ cups


  • Chicken, Brown Rice, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Oats, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein Concentrate, Yellow Pea Flour, Flaxseed, Chicken Liver Flavour, Dried Egg Product, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Vegetable and Fruit Blend (Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli), Iodized Salt, Pork Fat, Potassium Chloride, 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 Sulphate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulphate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Beta-Carotene, Phosphoric Acid, Natural Flavours

Guaranteed Analysis

  • Crude Protein (min) 26%, Crude Fat (min) 13%, Crude Fibre (max) 3%, Moisture (max) 10%, Vitamin E (min) 550 IU/kg, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min) 85mg/kg, Carnitine (min) 200ppm, Chondroitin Sulphate (min) 750ppm, Glucosamine (min) 250ppm, Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min) 0.8%, Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min) 2.3%, Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min) 0.15%

Calorie content

  • Dry 3679 kcal ME/kg, 417 kcal ME/cup