Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET a/d Dog/Cat Food with Chicken

For the nutritional management of dogs or cats in recovery and with loss of appetite

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  • Key Benefits

    For the nutritional management of dogs or cats in recovery and with loss of appetite


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Protein; Branched-chain amino acids; Arginine; Fat; Omega-3 fatty acids Increased Supports wound healing. Helps preserve lean body mass. Helps maintain body defences. Primary energy source for nutritional restoration. Soothes tissues.
    Glutamine Increased Supports small intestinal health.
    Zinc Increased Supports convalescence and natural defences.
    Potassium Increased Combats depletion.
    Palatability High Aids acceptance by inappetant patients.
    Consistency Soft and thixotropic (stirring makes it more liquid) Gives flexibility in feeding i.e. by bowl, spoon, syringe or tube.


    Indications:

    • Recovery (including anorexia, debility, surgical convalescence and tube feeding).
    • Hepatic lipidosis (without encephalopathy or primary liver disorders).

     

     

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Patients where the primary objective is to avoid fluid retention, or prevent the accumulation of nitrogenous by-products, phosphorus or sodium
    • Patients intolerant of high fat intake eg. with hyperlipidaemic pancreatitis, or with a history of, or at risk of, pancreatitis

     

    Additional Info:

    • For greatest acceptance, ensure food is between room and body temperature (20 - 40 degrees C); do not feed straight from the refrigerator.
    • When syringe-feeding, thoroughly stir the contents of the can before filling the syringe.
    • Discard any unused portion after 36 hours.
    • In patients with reduced gastrointestinal function, a 3 day transitional feeding strategy may be necessary:
      Day 1 -  a third of recommended total intake  twice that amount of water;
      Day 2 -  two- thirds of recommended total intake  half that amount of water;
      Day 3 -  full recommended intake, undiluted.
    • For tube feeding blend with 1-2 parts water.

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    DAILY FEEDING AMOUNTS

    These ranges are a starting point only because cats'/dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight

    Feeding Guide

    Weight of Dog (kg) Cans 156 g
    2.5 3/4
    5 1 1/3
    10 2 1/4
    20 3 3/4
    30 5
    40 6 1/4
    50 7 1/2
    60 + 2/15 per kg

    Feeding Guide

    Weight of Cat (kg) Cans 156 g
    2 3/4
    3 1
    4 1
    5 1 1/3
    6 1 1/2
    7 + 1/4 per kg

    Hill's™ PRESCRIPTION DIET™ a/d™ Dog/Cat Food is a complete dietetic pet food for dogs and cats. This dietetic pet food is intended for nutritional restoration (convalescence) and feline hepatic lipidosis, and has a high energy density, a high concentration of essential nutrients and highly digestible ingredients.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: turkey, pork liver, chicken (9%), maize, pork protein isolate, fish oil, minerals, digest, taurine, various sugars, vitamins dried egg yolk and trace elements.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    183.3 kcal (156 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 10.6 44.0 9.0 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 7.9 33.0 6.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.0 0.1 0.0 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 3.2 13.1 2.7 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.30 1.26 257 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.28 1.16 237 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.21 0.89 182 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.28 1.19 242 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.025 0.105 21 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.16 0.67 134 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 20.0 ppm 83.2 ppm 1.70 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 184 IU/kg 768 IU/kg 15.68 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.58 2.44 498 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.61 6.71 1370 mg / 100 kcal
    Arginine 0.64 2.65 541 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 2.4 9.8 2.0 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 1.28 ppm 5.33 ppm 0.11 mg / 100 kcal
    BCAA Total 1.77 7.36 1503 mg / 100 kcal
    Glutamine + Glutamate 1.34 5.59 1142 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 76.0
    Vitamin A 47277 IU/kg 196953 IU/kg 4024 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 369 IU/kg 1538 IU/kg 31.4 IU / 100 kcal

    References:

    1Differs from label guarantees which are either maximums or minimums.
    2The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
    3Nutrient intake for every 100 kilocalories consumed.

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