Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ a/d™ Canine/Feline 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

    Prescription Diet™ a/d™ Canine/Feline 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 livers, pork, chicken (10%), maize, fish oil, minerals, taurine, vitamins and trace elements.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    183 kcal / 5.5 oz (156 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 75.7
    Protein 10.7 44.0 9.1 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 8.1 33.2 6.9 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 3.2 13.2 2.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.1 0.4 0.1 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 2.2 9.2 1.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.29 1.20 249 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.28 1.15 238 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.28 1.15 238 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.21 0.87 180 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.022 0.089 18 mg / 100 kcal
    Arginine 0.67 2.75 569 mg / 100 kcal
    BCAA Total 1.81 7.42 1537 mg / 100 kcal
    Glutamine + Glutamate 1.38 5.69 1178 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.21 0.86 175 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 49484 IU/kg 203396 IU/kg 4211 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 401 IU/kg 1648 IU/kg 34.1 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 162 IU/kg 668 IU/kg 13.82 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.59 2.43 502 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.64 6.73 1394 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.15 ppm 0.62 ppm 0.01 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 20.1 ppm 82.8 ppm 1.71 mg / 100 kcal

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