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Purina Pro Plan Light/Sterilised with Optiweight Chicken Dry Dog Food - 3kg

£16.85 £16.24
(You save £0.61)
3.00 KGS
Calculated at checkout

Product Description

PURINA® PRO PLAN® Dog All Sizes Adult Light Sterilised with OPTIWEIGHT Rich in Chicken Dry Food 3kg

Previously 'Pro Plan Light Original Chicken & Rice Dry Dog Food - 3kg'
Average Cost Per Day
(if feeding Rover)
Average Cost Per Year
(if feeding Rover)
Average Length 1 Bag Lasts
(if feeding Rover)
8 Days*

*Calculation based on a golden retriever adult weight (30kg) 
being fed 363g per day as per brand guidelines, and product 
total price £16.24 as accurate on date of review.

VetShop.co.uk’s Summary

A great diet to support the maintenance of adult dogs that tend to be, or are, overweight; very popular by our customers! Contains a good source of protein – 14% chicken. Very easy to feed your dog and no need for other foods. The food is very affordable, with overall better than average ingredients in the recipe!

Feel free to call our pet health specialist for more advice on 01789-205-095 

Key Points

Suitable for: All adult dogs that suffer with weight gain as a complete and balanced diet to keep up their health.

Main Ingredient: The main ingredient is chicken (14%), a great protein source - better than most dog foods that feature cereal as the main ingredient! 

Main Meat Source: The exact origin of the chicken is not listed, but it supplies the diet with excellent rich protein.

Protein Amount: This diet is 27% protein; suitable for adult dogs that tend to gain weight.

Product Aim: To support the maintenance of adult dogs, while also controlling weight gain as it is low in fat and high in protein instead.

Allergy Benefits: None listed for product but the ingredients used are not known to commonly cause allergic reactions.

Is it a natural product? Yes; the diet does not list any named 'articifial' ingredients.

Does it include any additives? The additives used are added to benefit the dog's health; vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Wind, bad breath, fur & teeth benefits? A healthy coat and skin is aided by omega 3 fatty acids. Fibre and easily digestable rice (7%) in the diet help limit wind. Dry food helps ‘clean' the teeth and avoid bad breath.

Can I only feed this one product? Yes, it is a complete balanced food so no need to feed other food with it, just give fresh clean water in a bowl too.


VetShop.co.uk’s Full View

Pro Plan Light Original Chicken & Rice Dry Dog Food is a complete and balanced diet for adult dogs, made with 14% chicken for quality protein and great taste. It is produced to control weight by limiting the dietry fat percentage and increasing protein instead.

How does it keep my dog fit and healthy?

Weight Control - Contains roughly 45% less fat than other Pro Plan diets to help reduce body weight.
Maintenance - Everything the dog needs to eat to keep healthy is in the diet in all the right amounts.
Skin and Coat - Provides omega 3 fatty acids for healthy skin and a full glossy coat.
Digestion - Contains fibre and rice to aid digestion and avoid stomach upsets.
Joint Health - Includes long chain Omega 3 fatty acids and L-Carnitine for supporting joint health.
Immunity - Vitamins, including E and C, in the diet help aid a healthy immune system.

And, how do I feed it to my dog?

You can just give the dry food straight to your dog in a bowl. Always follow the packet feeding guidelines so that you know how much to feed.

So, Is it a good food to buy?

A great food that can be fed to support your dog's health and weight. The packaging is honest about the ingredients. Feeding method is incredibly easy and the product is overall well priced.

Would it be agreeable with my dog?

Does your dog have bad breath or teeth?

The dry food is made into kibble (small round biscuit like peices) which the dog bites and chews to eat; when this happens the kibble actually helps to keep the teeth clean and remove tartar! So, if your dog has bad breath and teeth this could be helped massively by using a dry feed.

Does your dog have a dull or rough coat?

The diet contains omega 3 fatty acids for added skin and coat nourishment.


Manufacturer's View

PRO PLAN® ADULT LIGHT is formulated to meet the nutritional needs of adult dogs of any breed size that are prone to gain weight with only 9% fat for slightly overweight adult dogs.

Complete pet food for dogs with the tendancy to be overweight.

- High protein, low fat formula (45% less fat on average compared to PRO PLAN® Adult formulas) PROVEN* to help reduce body weight by 8% in just 6 weeks, while maintaining lean body mass.
- Contains long chain Omega 3 fatty acids, to help support joint health and encourage mobility of overweight dogs. May help to reduce heart stress while walking and at rest.
- High protein content, complex carbohydrates and adequate levels of fibre, to help promote a sense of fullness.

A healthy weight and a lean body condition are important to your dog's health and quality of life. We recommend that you keep your dog in ideal body condition and not allow him to become overweight.

Clean, fresh water should be available at all times. The product should be stored in a dry and clean place at ambient temperature.



Dehydrated Poultry Protein
Chicken (14%)
Dried Beet Pulp
Soya Meal
Maize Grits
Rice (4%)
Fish Oil
Animal Fat



Nutritional Component Amount
Protein 27%
Oil 9%
Ash 7%
Fibre 3%
Calcium 1.1%
Phosphorus 0.8%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0.4%
Nutritional Additives IU/kg
Vitamin A 25,000
Vitamin D3 810
Vitamin E 550
Vitamin C 120
Taurine 1,000
L-Carnitine  200


Feeding Guide

Breed Examples Adult Weight
For weight loss
For maintenance
3kg bag 
will roughly last?
Chihuahua, Pomeranian, 
Yorkshire Terrier, Maltese
1 - 5  30-90 40-120 6 Weeks 
Shih tzu, Jack Russell, 
Pug, Westie
5 - 10  90-145 120-195 3 Weeks
Corgi, Staffy, Cocker Spaniel, 
Springer Spaniel
10 - 25  145-275 195-365 1 Week, 5 Days
Dalmation, Collie, Labrador, 
25 - 35  275-340 365-450 8 Days
German Shepard, Malamute, 
35 - 45  340-400 450-535 1 Week
Rottweiler, Mastiff, 
Great Dane
45 - 70  400-555 535-740 5 Days

Advice: Who likes cereal without milk? Always provide plenty of clean fresh water for your dog too!

This information is provided as a guide only. Please refer to the product packaging for full details. The feeding quantities are based on the average healthy dog. Individual feeding needs depend on many factors, including weight, age, size, activity level and environment. So, feeding amounts needed may vary and should be adjusted as required to maintain a lean, healthy body and weight.

If you wanted to feed a mixed diets, perhaps wet and dry food, then be sure to alter the feeding quantities accordingly to avoid over-feeding your dog.

Again, feel free to call our pet health specialist for more advice on 01789-205-095

Warranty Information

Lifestage:Adult (Up to 7 Years)|Flavour:Chicken|ForDogsWith:Weight problems|DogSize:Small,Medium,Large|£/kg:£4.00-£5.99/kg|

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