Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) is prevalent in dogs and can often manifest itself as anorexia (lack of appetite). Royal Canin Renal Special Dry Dog Food is as a specially adapted diet for dogs with kidney disease that has been designed to appeal to pickier eaters. The food can help to support kidney function and contains a special antioxidant complex as well as essential EPA and DHA and has a lower phosphorus content. The foodâs adapted protein content helps to prevent overloading of the kidneys and the alkalizing formulation helps to balance the dogâs metabolism. The flavours in the food have been selected to be particularly appealing to dogs, to help to make the food as well accepted as possible. Recommended for (indications): Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) Not recommended for (contraindications): Hyperlipidemia Pancreatitis or recovery after acute pancreatitis Lactating bitches, pregnant bitches or puppies Key benefits: Dietary management of chronic renal complaints: Recipe designed to support renal function in cases of chronic renal disease. With EPA and DHA, an antioxidant complex and low phosphorus. Eases strain on the kidneys: Excess pressure on the kidneys can lead to urine poisoning, whereas food with a balanced protein content can help to ease the load on the kidneys. Balanced metabolism: Chronic renal complaints can cause metabolic acidosis. The alkalizing formula of this moist dog food can help to counteract this effect. Acceptance: Selected ingredients create a flavour profile that is very well accepted. Duration of treatment: It is recommended to start feeding a special diet as early as possible. It is advisable to use special foods for the rest of the dogâs life, in cases of chronic renal disease.