Royal Canin Veterinary Hepatic HF 16 provides complete nutritional support for dogs afflicted with liver related conditions. Formulated with to reduce your dogs intake of copper which can impair liver function Hepatic wet dog food is an ideal diet for dogs with liver failure, liver disease, chronic liver insufficiency, chronic hepatitis, portosystemic shunt, hepatic encephalopathy, or copper metabolism disorders.Royal Canin Hepatic is exclusively formulated to support dogs suffering with liver disease, thanks to a variety of helpful nutrients. This tailor-made diet contains specially adapted, high-quality proteins. In cases of chronic liver insufficiency, these carefully selected proteins help to support your dogs liver function. Copper accumulation can happen in some liver diseases, and ROYAL CANIN Hepatic Loafs low copper content can therefore help minimising copper accumulation in your dogs liver Maintaining your dogs energy levels is important, as this also contributes to healthy liver function. This exclusive diet boasts a high energy content to help maintain your dogs energy intake. As part of the ROYAL CANIN Veterinary Range, it is important that this product is only given to your pet when recommended by a veterinary professional.Key Benefits Adapted levels of highly digestible vegetable proteins to support liver function in case of chronic liver insufficiency Low level of copper to help minimise its accumulation in liver cells A high energy content to reduce meal volume and decrease intestinal loadRecommended in cases of: Chronic hepatitis associated with liver dysfunction, Portosystemic shunt, Hepatic encephalopathy, Copper storage disease.NOT Recommended in cases of: Pancreatitis or history of pancreatitis, Hyperlipidemia, Acute hepatitis without hepatic encephalopathy*, Growth, gestation/lactation *In this case the recommended products are Gastrointestinal or Recovery.IngredientsPoultry by-products*, rice**, maize grits, maize flour**, sunflower oil refined, powdercellulose, minerals, fish oil, dried beet pulp, fructooligosaccharides, marigold extract (source of lutein). * Protein sources. **Highly digestible carbohydrates.. Crude ash: 1.7%. Crude fibre: 1%. Crude oil fats: 4%. Moisture: 64.5%. Protein: 6.5%.