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Feeding Guide

Newborn - 6 weeks

Nutritionally Complete
Puppy Milk Replacer

As a “Nutritionally Complete” milk replacer, Di-Vetelact Original fulfils the requirements of newborn puppies that have been rejected, early weaned or orphaned. It contains essential amino acids and fatty acids necessary to help with tissue growth and supplies vitamins and minerals and in a purposeful nutrient profile to ensure puppies reach their maximum potential.

Di-Vetelact Original is also beneficial as a supplement to mothers milk if supply is lacking, mum is stressed and for non thriving puppies from large litters needing supplemental feeds.

Directions for Feeding
Puppy Milk Replacer

30 mL daily: per 100g of body weight

The daily feeding amount should be divided into equal portions for each feeding. Young and/or weak pups should be fed every 3 to 4 hours.

Older pups can be fed every 8 hours. Weigh the pups daily to assure adequate feeding. Consult your veterinarian for additional advice.

*All pups should receive their mother’s milk for at least 2 days, if possible. The early colostrum milk helps with immunity due to its high concentration of the antibodies IgA and IgG which protect against viruses and bacteria. If mother’s milk is not possible, speak to your vet about a colostrum supplement.

6 weeks - 18 months

Nutritional Supplement
Support Growth & Development Support

Di-Vetelact Original is recommended as a nutritional supplement to ensure the best start and sustain the nutritional needs of your new puppy while it grows. It contains complete, balanced nutrition for ongoing growth and development. And is also beneficial when transitioning your new puppy from mum to home. Supplies calming, stabilising and nurturing nutrients beneficial for entering a new environment, travel, and training. It supports good health, and the development of a good temperament in your dog.

Directions for Feeding
Growth & Development Support

10-50 mL daily: 0-5kg of body weight
50-100 mL daily: 5-10kg of body weight
100-200 mL daily: 10-20kg body weight
200-300 mL daily: 20-30kg body weight
100 mL per 10kg daily: 30kg + body weight

Let the puppy take what it needs.

18 months+

Nutritional Supplement
For Ongoing Optimum Condition

Recommended as a nutritional supplement, for ongoing optimum condition. Di-Vetelact Original supplies 25 essential and beneficial vitamins and minerals, omega fatty acids for skin and fur. And sulphur containing amino acids, cysteine and methionine, producing a glossy and luscious coat

Directions for Feeding
Optimum Condition Support

10-50 mL daily: 0-5kg of body weight
50-100 mL daily: 5-10kg of body weight
100-200 mL daily: 10-20kg body weight
200-300 mL daily: 20-30kg body weight
100 mL per 10kg daily: 30kg + body weight

Let the dog take what it needs.

Pre-Natal / Pregnant / Lactating

Nutritional Supplement

Di-Vetelact Original is recommended as a nutritional supplement. Helpful prior to and during pregnancy as it supports the bitch’s increased need for calories, protein, fat, vitamins such as folate and minerals for healthy foetal development. It provides beneficial nutrients for the developing puppies to store in their body to utilise immediately after birth. Proper nutritional management of the bitch during late gestation will give her puppies the best start in life. Di-Vetelact Original is also supportive for the bitch throughout lactation for the energy requirements essential to support the production of optimal nutrient packed milk for her puppies.

Di-Vetelact Original is beneficial as a supplement to mothers milk if supply is lacking, mum is stressed and for non thriving puppies from large litters needing supplemental feeds

Directions for Feeding
Pre Natal, Pregnant, and Lactating Support

10-50 mL daily: 0-5kg of body weight
50-100 mL daily: 5-10kg of body weight
100-200 mL daily: 10-20kg body weight
200-300 mL daily: 20-30kg body weight
100 mL per 10kg daily: 30kg + body weight

Let the dog take what she needs.

Healthy Ageing

Nutritional Supplement

As a nutritional supplement, Di-Vetelact Original supports ageing dogs with its protective antioxidants and amino acid protein building blocks . These ensure continued muscle development, repair and maintenance. Its’ anti-inflammatory properties also ensure a continued supply of vital nutrients to promote health and wellbeing

Directions for Feeding
Healthy Ageing Support

10-50 mL daily: 0-5kg of body weight
50-100 mL daily: 5-10kg of body weight
100-200 mL daily: 10-20kg body weight
200-300 mL daily: 20-30kg body weight
100 mL per 10kg daily: 30kg + body weight

Let the dog take what it needs.

Convalescence And Recovery

As a nourishing whole food or ongoing nutritional supplement, Di-Vetelact Original contains all the essential amino acids necessary for tissue repair and healing when dogs have been through an operation or illness. It provides added nutrition, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and electrolytes for recovery

Directions for Feeding
Convalescing and Recovery Support

120 mL daily: per 10kg body weight Divided into 4 feeds

Let the dog take what it needs.

Puppies being fed Di-Vetelact Original Milk Supplement

Preparation of Di-Vetelact Milk

Directions :

  • Use the 20mL Di-Vetelact® scoop supplied = 9 grams powder.
  • Add 1 scoop to 60mL of warm water.
  • For 1 Litre : add 15 scoops,135g to 900mL.

Ensure water has been pre-boiled and is cooled to approximately 40ºC. Mix together well to form a smooth milk consistency. Always shake or stir vigorously before feeding to evenly distribute nutrients.

Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve within 24 hours.

Bottle feeding: Any milk remaining in the bottle should be discarded after the feed.Bowl feeding: Any milk remaining in the bowl should be discarded after 2 hours. Ensure bowl is cleaned well.

Serving :

  1. Feed orphan and early weaned infants (0-6 weeks) with sterilised teat and bottle.
  2. Once 6 weeks, feed from a saucer or bowl to encourage lapping.
  3. For animals not inclined to lap milk, mix Di-Vetelact Original milk or paste into their food. Or, sprinkle powder over their meal as a delicious topper. Always ensure plenty of drinking water is available.

Storage :

Sealed container should be stored in a cool dry place. Once opened keep sealed when not in use and for best results use within 1 month of opening.

Benefits of Di-Vetelact

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Silky smooth, easy to mix formula

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Natural food grade ingredients

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