Royal Canin Urinary S/O Dog
Royal Canin Urinary S/O diet food is specifically developed for dogs with urinary tract problems such as bladder stones, struvite and calcium oxalate.
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The products of Royal Canin Urinary S/O are subject to a packaging change. The packaging has been redesigned and the composition of these product have been optimised.
Urinary Tract Problems:
It is common for dogs to suffer from lower urinary tract problems. These are diseases of the ureters, bladder or urethra. A major cause of urinary problems is the formation of bladder stones. If your dog is suffering from bladder stones, your vet will usually prescribe a special diet and/or medication, as well as provide care advice.
Royal Canin Urinary S/O:
Royal Canin has developed a method that makes it possible to determine the S/O Index of a nutritional food. The S/O Index is based on the acidity (pH) of the urine, the urine volume, and the concentration of the different components in the urine that can cause stones to form. The low S/O index of Royal Canin Urinary S/O dissolves struvite stones, and prevent both struvite and calcium oxalate stones.
Royal Canin Urinary S/O effectively dissolves struvite thanks to its special composition. In addition, the formation of struvite crystals (fewer available phosphate ions required for the formation of struvite) is limited, along with the formation of urinary calculi and bacteria. An increase in urine volume is caused by a slightly increased sodium content (which allows for increased moisture absorption), which limits the formation of the two most common stones (struvite and calcium oxalate).
Wet food leads to an even greater volume of urine: an extra benefit for dogs with urinary stones. Due to the higher moisture content, the energy content is lower, which makes it suitable for dogs with a tendency to be overweight.
- Bacterial cystitis (bladder infection)
- Dissolving struvite stones
- Prevention of recurring urinary tract stones (struvite and calcium oxalate).
Please note: In older animals it is recommended that the renal function is monitored regularly by your veterinarian, even before the first use (due to the slightly increased sodium content).
Royal Canin Urinary S/O Small Dog is not suitable for puppies and pregnant or lactating bitches, dogs with chronic kidney disease, metabolic acidosis, heart failure, those taking urine acidifying medication, dogs with pancreatitis or a history of the condition, or dogs with hyperlipidaemia. It is recommended that the renal function in older animals is monitored regularly by your veterinarian.
In order to dissolve the struvite stones and fully treat urinary tract infections (in conjunction with antibiotics), the dog must be given the food for at least 5 to 12 weeks. Once the urinary tract infection is gone (following a bacteriological examination by your veterinarian) continue to use for at least one month.
Packaging Royal Canin Urinary S/O:
7.5kg and 13kg Dry Food Bags - 150g Portion Pack - 200g and 410g Tins (slightly different composition to pellets)
Ingredients Dry food
Rice, maize flour, animal fats, dehydrated poultry proteins, maize gluten, hydrolysed animal proteins, minerals, vegetable fibres, soya oil, fish oil, fructooligosaccharides, Tagetes (African) extract (source of lutein).
Ingredients Wet food pouches
Chicken meat, pork meat, chicken liver, wheat flour, corn gluten, sunflower oil, cellulose, fish oil, minerals, taurine, acidifying substances (calcium sulphate, DL-methionin), trace elements (including chelated trace elements), marigold meal (rich in lutein), vitamins.
Ingredients Wet food tins
Chicken meats, chicken liver, corn, corn gluten, sunflower oil, fish oil, cellulose, carrageenan, guar, taurine, minerals, cassia, acidifying substances (calcium sulfate, DLmethionin),vitamins.
Nutritional additives: Vitamin A, Vitamin D3, Iron, Iodine, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium
Preservatives and antioxidants.
For dogs weighing less than 10 kg, there is: Royal Canin Urinary S/O Small Dog
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Excellent service. Reliable. Speedy delivery....i live in the U.K. and i receive my order the next day from the Netherlands. Boxes are always intact, no damage to pouches. Great promo codes to get a little off your order. Lovely customer service agents.....friendly, helpful & get the job done. Been using them for months and will keep using them as long as the excellence is kept up. Thanks so much Vetsend
I have used them twice now and they are by far the fastest company to deliver your purchases.....despite the fact they are in the Netherlands. I am in the U.K. and receive delivery of my items the next day. ????Excellent customer service advisors....very helpful, polite and happy to help. I will keep using them and will recommend them to my family & friends as a solid, reliable company who really do want to keep their customers happy.
Product specialised for struvite stones and crystals.very moist.
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