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Hill's Prescription Diet

a/d Dog/Cat Food

Cats and dogs can undergo significant metabolic changes when recovering from surgery, illness or injury, making it even more important to feed the right food to help them bounce back from these tough situations. Prescription Diet a/d is formulated with:

-Exceptional taste to encourage eating in sick inappetent pets

-High levels of high quality and easily digestible protein and fat to meet increased energy needs

-High levels of clinically proven antioxidants to support immune system

-Increased levels of B vitamins, potassium and added zinc to support recovery.

Prescription Diet a/d is smooth, soft, moist and thixotropic consistency (stirring makes it more liquid) for maximum flexibility in feeding - by hand, bowl, spoon, and suitable for syringe or tube feeding. A trusted solution for recovery of your most vulnerable patients and a critical part of your recovery toolkit.

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  • Key Benefits

    Cats and dogs can undergo significant metabolic changes when recovering from surgery, illness or injury, making it even more important to feed the right food to help them bounce back from these tough situations. Prescription Diet a/d is formulated with:

    -Exceptional taste to encourage eating in sick inappetent pets

    -High levels of high quality and easily digestible protein and fat to meet increased energy needs

    -High levels of clinically proven antioxidants to support immune system

    -Increased levels of B vitamins, potassium and added zinc to support recovery.

    Prescription Diet a/d is smooth, soft, moist and thixotropic consistency (stirring makes it more liquid) for maximum flexibility in feeding - by hand, bowl, spoon, and suitable for syringe or tube feeding. A trusted solution for recovery of your most vulnerable patients and a critical part of your recovery toolkit.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet a/d, veterinary canned dog/cat food, useful nutrition for cats or dogs during recovery:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Digestibility (Protein and Fat) High Meets increased energy needs
    Glutamine/Glutamate Contains Helps fight complications from infection, boost cell-mediated immunity, provide energy source to the enterocytes and help maintain integrity of intestinal mucosa (gut barrier function) in critically ill patients
    Electrolytes potassium, sodium, and chloride Increased To support recovery
    Arginine, Branched Chain Amino Acids Contains Helps support the immune system. Helps reduce the breakdown of muscle and organ tissue
    Omega-3s from fish oil High Help combat inflammation
    Clinically Proven Antioxidants High Bolsters immune system and supports a pet's natural ability to heal
    B Vitamins and Zinc Added Support convalescence, skin recovery and natural body defenses
    Smooth Consistency Soft and thixotropic (stirring makes it more liquid) Gives flexibility in feeding – by hand, bowl, spoon, syringe or tube
    Energy Density High To meet requirements in smaller meals and help during times of decreased appetite

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Anorexia

    - Cachexia & weight loss

    - Debility, malnutrition & convalescence

    - Hepatic lipidosis (non-encephalopathic) in cats

    - Hypermetabolic states

    - Hypoglycaemia

    - Insulinoma

    - Neoplasia, most forms

    - Surgery (Pre- and Post-Op)

    - Tube & syringe feeding


    Other Indications:

    - Diabetes in underweight dogs

    - Constipation (GI motility impaired)

    - Oesophageal disorders

    - Gastritis (acute or chronic)

    - Protein losing enteropathy (PLE) without lymphangiectasia in dogs

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Patients where the primary therapeutic goal is to avoid fluid retention or prevent the accumulation of nitrogenous by-products, phosphorus or sodium.

    Patients that cannot tolerate high fat intake.

    Patients with hepatic encephalopathy, hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.


    Additional Info:

    Hill's Prescription Diet a/d is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only. Not recommended for long-term feeding (more than 6 months).


    Other Products to Consider

    - For patients with anorexia, debility, malnutrition, convalescence, cachexia & weight loss, hypermetabolic states, or undergoing surgery (pre- and post-op): Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food

    - For feline patients with non-encephalopathic hepatic lipidosis: Prescription Diet m/d Cat Food

    - For patients with neoplasia, most forms: Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet m/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet j/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet j/d Dog Food

    - For canine patients with insulinoma: Prescription Diet l/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food

    - For patients with constipation from impaired GI motility: Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food

    - For patients with esophageal disorders: Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food

    - For patients with acute or chronic gastritis: Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food

    - For patients recovering from gastrointestinal surgery: Prescription Diet i/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food

    - For patients with diabetes that are underweight: Prescription Diet m/d Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food

    - For canine patients with protein losing enteropathy (PLE) without lymphangiectasia: Prescription Diet z/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food


  • DAILY Feeding Guide

    Provide specific feeding instructions for your patient.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight.

    Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & pouches exclusively.


    This is only a guide. Grams are the most accurate form of measurement. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    Gradually transition to this new food for 7 days or more.


    Critical care-Cage rest

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 200 g cans - Critical care-Cage rest Amount per Day - 200 g cans - Critical care-Surgery,sepsis,cancer,trauma,fever Amount per Day - 200 g cans - Critical care-Severe burn,injury,head trauma
    2.5 1/2 2/3 3/4
    4 3/4 4/5 1 1/4
    5 1 1 1 1/2
    10 1 1/2 1 3/4 2 1/2
    20 2 1/2 3 4
    30 3 1/2 4 5 1/2
    40 4 1/4 5 6 3/4
    50 5 6 8
    60+ 20g per kg 22 per kg 30g per kg

    Critical care-Cage rest

    Weight of Cat - kgs Amount per Day - 200 g cans - Critical care-Cage rest Amount per Day - 200 g cans - Critical care-Surgery,sepsis,cancer,trauma,fever,feline hepatic lipidosis Amount per Day - 200 g cans - Critical care-Severe burn,injury,head trauma
    2 1/2 1/2 3/4
    3 2/3 3/4 1
    4 3/4 4/5 1 1/4
    5 1 1 1 1/2
    6 1 1/5 1 1/4 1 2/3
    7+ 20g per kg 22g per kg 30g per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Turkey, pork liver, chicken (13%), pork protein isolate, rice flour, digest, fish oil, minerals, dried egg whites, various sugars, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta-carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    262 kcal (200 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 73 %
    Protein 12.9 % 47.2 % 9.8 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 8.9 % 32.4 % 6.8 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 3 % 11.1 % 2.3 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.1 % 0.2 % 0 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 2.5 % 9 % 1.9 g / 100 kcal
    Total Dietary Fiber 0.2 % 0.9 % 0.2 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.31 % 1.13 % 236 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.27 % 1.01 % 209 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.31 % 1.14 % 237 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.25 % 0.93 % 194 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.026 % 0.095 % 20 mg / 100 kcal
    Iron 89 ppm 325 ppm 6.8 mg / 100 kcal
    Copper 6.6 ppm 24.1 ppm 0.5 mg / 100 kcal
    Zinc 57 ppm 207 ppm 4.3 mg / 100 kcal
    Arginine 0.79 % 2.9 % 603 mg / 100 kcal
    BCAA Total 2.04 % 7.46 % 1555 mg / 100 kcal
    Glutamine + Glutamate 1.63 % 5.95 % 1241 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.17 % 0.61 % 127 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 25140 IU/kg 92087 IU/kg 1919 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 361 IU/kg 1322 IU/kg 27.5 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 235 IU/kg 860 IU/kg 17.93 IU / 100 kcal
    Thiamine 22 ppm 79 ppm 1.7 mg / 100 kcal
    Riboflavin (B2) 6.2 ppm 22.7 ppm 0.47 mg / 100 kcal
    Niacin 54 ppm 196 ppm 4.1 mg / 100 kcal
    Pantothenic Acid 12.6 ppm 46.1 ppm 0.96 mg / 100 kcal
    Folic Acid 0.85 ppm 3.11 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.15 % 0.551 % 114.7 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.22 % 0.807 % 168.2 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.55 % 2.02 % 421 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.37 % 5 % 1043 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.8 ppm 2.92 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 29.2 ppm 106.9 ppm 2.23 mg / 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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