Iams® Veterinary Formula™ Intestinal Low-Residue™ /Canine Canned Formula

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Loose stools can have many causes. Although the problem can be caused by something more serious, your veterinarian can explain how dogs and cats can develop loose stools from something as simple as heat, exercise, diet, or stress from boarding.

In 3 days*, you can start to soothe your pet's digestive sensitivities. Iams® Veterinary Formulas Intestinal - Low-Residue™ works by providing a unique blend of high-quality fiber, protein, and fat sources to help naturally strengthen the intestine and make digestion easier. In a clinical study, dogs with stress-related loose stools were fed Intestinal - Low-Residue™. Overall, they showed:

  • noticeable improvement (some firming) after 3 days
  • fewer daily episodes of loose stools after 1 week

Like the dogs in our study, your pet may start to show results in 3 days, although results may vary based on the cause of loose stools and individual response to nutritional management.

*Data on file, P&G Pet Care

Managing intestinal health.

Not only do Intestinal - Low-Residue™ formulas help manage intestinal health, they offer complete nutrition, so they can be fed long-term. In addition to being formulated to provide complete nutrition, our dry adult formulas also contain Iams Daily Dental Care™, which:

  • helps promote healthy teeth by slowing tartar buildup
  • works on the whole mouth, not just the chewing surface
  • is designed to work during and after meals

Ask your veterinarian about our intestinal health formulas.

Data on file, P&G Pet Care

Intestinal health formulas.

Iams® Veterinary Formulas Intestinal - Low-Residue™ formulas are designed to nutritionally aid in the management of gastrointestinal conditions. Your veterinarian may recommend these diets when your pet is experiencing vomiting, loose stools, gas, or constipation. Ask your veterinarian about other intestinal concerns that Low Residue may be recommended for.


Chicken Broth, Chicken, Whitefish, Brewer's Rice, Corn Grits, Chicken Liver, Beef By-Products, Chicken By-Products, Fish Meal, Dried Egg Product, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken By-Product Meal, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Fructooligosaccharides, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Monosodium Phosphate, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate [source of Vitamin B1], Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement [source of Vitamin B2], Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride [source of Vitamin B6], Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Salt, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Mannanoligosaccharides, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Dicalcium Phosphate

Nutrient (percent)
Crude Protein, minimum 7.0
Crude Fat, minimum 2.8
Crude Fiber, maximum 1.0
Moisture, maximum 78.0
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.5*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.1*

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles. Low-Residue™ Canine Canned Formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for Maintenance. Manufactured under U.S. Patent Nos. 5,616,569 and 6,093,418; other U.S. and foreign patents pending.

Weight (lbs.) Cans per day
3 to 10 1/4 to 2/3
10 to 20 2/3 to 1
20 to 30 1 to 1 1/3
30 to 40 1 1/3 to 1 2/3
40 to 60 1 2/3 to 2 1/4
60 to 80 2 1/4 to 2 2/3
80 to 100 2 2/3 to 3

Dry/canned mix: For each 1/3 can of food you can substitute 1/2 cup of dry food.

These guideline amounts are a starting point and your dog may need more food depending upon age, activity and temperament. In order to reach optimal body condition, you may need to adjust food intake. This chart represents the total recommended volume of food per day. You should divide the total recommended feeding amount by the number of times you feed your dog per day to get the actual portion size per feeding.

1,044 kcal/kg; 414 kcal/can; 30 kcal/oz