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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

b/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet b/d Dry Dog Food helps fight age-related behaviour changes in older dogs, such as house soiling, disrupted sleep patterns, loss of memory and reduced social interaction. Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed Prescription Diet b/d Dog food with an exclusive blend of antioxidants and other nutrients to help improve these age-related behaviours. Prescription Diet b/d helps improve these behaviours and fortifies their brain against the effects of age-related decline.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet b/d Dry Dog Food helps fight age-related behaviour changes in older dogs, such as house soiling, disrupted sleep patterns, loss of memory and reduced social interaction. Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed Prescription Diet b/d Dog food with an exclusive blend of antioxidants and other nutrients to help improve these age-related behaviours. Prescription Diet b/d helps improve these behaviours and fortifies their brain against the effects of age-related decline.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet b/d dry dog food useful nutritional aid for dogs with brain ageing and related behavioural changes:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Clinically proven antioxidants. Fruits & vegetables. Added To help protect brain and body health and support a healthy immune system.
    Omega-3s from fish oil High Promote cell membrane health.
    L-Carnitine High Supports fat metabolism to produce energy for the brain and body
    Phosphorus, Protein, Sodium Controlled Helps maintain kidney and heart health in older dogs.

    Indications:

    Behavioural or cognitive changes in older dogs

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Clinically proven brain health nutrition 1, 2, 3

    Promotes healthy brain aging 1, 2, 3

    Counteracts age associated behaviors and cognitive decline in dogs 1, 2, 3

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet b/d Dry Dog Food is clinically proven for the nutritional management of dogs with cognitive dysfunction due to aging.


    S+OXSHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals


    Other Products to Consider

    - For ageing care in healthy patients over 7 years old (6 years for large & giant breeds): Science Plan Senior Vitality Dog Food


    References:

    1. Milgram NW, Head E, Zicker SC, Ikeda-Douglas CJ, Murphey H, Muggenburg B, Siwak C, Tapp D, Cotman CW. Learning ability in aged beagle dogs is preserved by behavioral enrichment and dietary fortification: a two-year longitudinal study. Neurobiol Aging. 2005 Jan;26(1):77-90.

    2. Dodd CE, Zicker SC, Jewell DE, et al., Can a fortified food affect the behavioral manifestations of age-related cognitive decline in dogs, Vet. Med., 2003; May: 396-408.

    3. Milgram NW, Zicker SC, Head E, et al, Dietary enrichment counteracts age associated cognitive dysfunction in canines, Neurobiology of Aging, 2002; 23:737-745.


  • 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.


    Adult maintenance

    Body Weight (kg) Dry grams
    2.5 60
    5 105
    10 175
    20 295
    30 400
    40 495
    50 585
    60 + 11 per kg

    PRESCRIPTION DIET k/d Cat Food is a complete dietetic pet food for the support of renal function in cases of chronic or temporary renal insufficiency in adult cats. This dietetic pet food has a low level of phosphorus and a restricted level of protein of high quality.

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Maize, wheat, chicken (6%) and turkey meal, animal fat, pea bran meal, digest, flaxseed, tuna meal, soybean meal, soybean oil, dried tomato pomace, dried citrus pulp, spinach powder, dried carrots, minerals, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene (Total vegetables 3.6%, total fruit 1.3%). With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3588 kcal/kg (359 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 8 %
    Protein 17.3 % 18.8 % 4.8 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 13.8 % 15 % 3.8 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 51.8 % 56.3 % 14.4 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 4.8 % 5.3 % 1.3 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 4.3 % 4.7 % 1.2 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.63 % 0.68 % 175 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.53 % 0.57 % 147 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.7 % 0.76 % 195 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.23 % 0.25 % 64 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.122 % 0.132 % 34 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 8563 IU/kg 9307 IU/kg 239 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 159 ppm 172 ppm 4.42 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 703 IU/kg 764 IU/kg 19.6 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 973 IU/kg 1058 IU/kg 27.12 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.022 % 0.024 % 6.1 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.006 % 0.007 % 1.8 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.89 % 0.96 % 247 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.32 % 3.61 % 926 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 4.92 ppm 5.35 ppm 0.14 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 316.6 ppm 344.1 ppm 8.82 mg / 100 kcal
    Glucosamine 272 ppm 295 ppm 8 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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