Our Heart & Kidney Support is ONE combined food carefully designed to support both heart, kidney and liver function.
Food to help the heart
Food to support the kidneys
Food to help the liver
Decreased function of the inner organs (kidneys, heart or liver) can be due to an infection or intoxication but often simply come with age. The functions of the kidneys, heart and liver all affect each other. If the heart does not pump well, the kidneys and liver get less blood and do not work properly. Equally, kidney disease can lead to high blood pressure causing an extra workload and stress on the heart.
The heart is a muscle that pumps blood around in the body to transport oxygen, nutrients and waste products. If your dog has a heart problem, blood is not pumped around effectively. Water/fluid builds up in organs such as the lungs, meaning that the dog may:
SPECIFIC™ Heart & Kidney Support is ideal as nutritional support to the management of your dog with heart problems in order to give your dog a better quality of life. Available in a dry version and a delicious wet food pâté.
The kidneys are the “waste and water exit” for the body. They keep useful elements in the blood and adjust levels of salt and calcium. They also eject protein waste, excess minerals and water into the urine.
The most common kidney problem is chronic renal failure:
Diseased kidneys cannot be repaired. However the right food (such as one that produces a minimum of waste) can help slow down the weakening of the kidney function and it can also improve the symptoms.
The liver is a vital organ for digestion and metabolism. It’s the body’s “centre of waste breakdown”. One of its main functions is to break down toxic protein waste into urea. Then it is the function of the kidneys to eject this with the urine. If your dog has a liver problem they may:
Our Heart & Kidney Support is also ideal for liver problems as it provides nutrition for maintenance and helps to correct imbalances caused by disease.
NB! There are different types of liver diseases and some may require another specialised food. Your vet will advise you on this.
Your vet can help you determine if your dog suffers from heart, kidney or liver problems. If it has one or more of above problems our Heart & Kidney Support diet can help reduce symptoms and improve the quality of life for YOUR dog.