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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

j/d Dog Food

Complement your protocol with Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Dog Food. Catching osteoarthritis early and starting multimodal management including Hill's Prescription Diet j/d and NSAIDs sooner can decrease discomfort and increase quality of life.

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  • Key Benefits

    Complement your protocol with Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Dog Food. Catching osteoarthritis early and starting multimodal management including Hill's Prescription Diet j/d and NSAIDs sooner can decrease discomfort and increase quality of life.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet j/d wet dog food, a useful nutritional aid for dogs with a osteoarthritis

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) High Omega-3 Eicosapentaenoic acid works to interrupt the degradation of cartilage.
    Glucosamine, Chondroitin Added Provides building blocks for joint cartilage repair.
    L-Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass.
    Antioxidants Added Defend cells from free radical oxidation, promoting a healthy immune system.

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Osteoarthritis

    - Mild to moderate stages of heart disease, including asymptomatic

    - Advanced stages of heart disease, including ascites or oedema from heart failure

    - Heartworm disease

    - Primary hypertension


    Other Indications:

    - Atopic dermatitis (environmental allergy)

    - Flea allergy dermatitis (FAD)

    - Otitis externa (chronic)

    - Pruritic dermatitis

    - Supports skin health in cases of secondary infections or other dermatoses

    - Neoplasia, most forms

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Improves mobility in as little as 21 days. 3-4

    Prescription Diet j/d Dog Food is clinically proven nutrition to reduce pain in dogs with osteoarthritis.2-4

    In a university study, 82% of dogs fed j/d Dog Food experienced improvement in weight bearing ability measured by peak vertical force (force plate gait analysis.) 2

    Prescription Diet j/d Dog Food is clinically proven nutrition to help dogs with osteoarthritis walk and run better, play better and climb stairs more easily. 1-4

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet j/d Dog dry food has clinically proven levels of omega-3s and is enriched with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to help preserve joint cartilage.

    Feeding the food at optimal levels and added L-carnitine helps maintain a healthy weight and avoid extra stress on joints.


    Other Products to Consider

    - For patients with osteoarthritis and obesity, or obese-prone: Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with osteoarthritis and concurrent chronic kidney disease (CKD): Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with mild to moderate stages of heart disease, including asymptomatic, advanced stages of heart disease, or heartworm disease: Prescription Diet Derm Defense Dog Food

    - For patients with ascites or oedema associated with heart disease (heart failure) or primary hypertension: Prescription Diet Derm Defense Dog Food

    - For patients with atopic dermatitis (environmental allergy), flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), or requiring skin health support in cases of secondary infections or other dermatoses: Prescription Diet Derm Complete Dog Food, Prescription Diet Derm Defense Dog Food, Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with otitis externa (chronic) or pruritic dermatitis: Prescription Diet Derm Complete Dog Food, Prescription Diet Derm Defense Dog Food, Prescription Diet z/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with neoplasia (most forms): Prescription Diet a/d Dog/Cat Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food


    References:

    1. Roush et al, Multicenter veterinary practice assessment of the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on osteoatrthritis in dogs. JAVMA 2010; 236:59-66. DMS 10000033620

    2. Roush et al, Evaluation of the effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis. JAVMA 2010; 236:67-73 DMS 10000033622

    3. Fritsch et al, Dose - Titration Effects of Fish Oil in Osteoarthritic Dogs. JVIM 2010; 24: 1020-1026. DMS 10000027931

    4. Fritsch et al, A multicenter study of the effect of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on carprofen dosage in dogs with osteoarthritis. JAVMA 2010; 236:535-539. DMS 10000027932

    5. Vandeweerd JM, et al. Systematic review of efficacy of nutraceuticals to alleviate clinical signs of osteoarthritis J Vet Intern Med 2012;26:448-456.


  • 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, & Hill's treats 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

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 370 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.25 + 0 g
    2 0.25 + 20 g
    4 0.5 + 30 g
    5 0.5 + 45 g
    10 1 + 55 g
    20 1 + 175 g
    30 1 + 280 g
    40 2 + 255 g
    50 2 + 345 g
    60+ 2 + 73 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 13 oz (370 g) cans
    1 1/4
    2 3/8
    4 3/4
    5 3/4
    10 1 1/2
    20 2 1/2
    30 3 1/3
    40 4
    50 4 3/4
    60+ 30 g per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Pork liver, chicken (8%), rice, rice flour, flaxseed, fish oil, digest, cellulose, minerals, soybean oil, maize dextrine, vitamins, trace elements, pork cartilage, crustacean shell hydrolysate and beta-carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    337 kcal (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 72 %
    Protein 5.8 % 20.5 % 6.4 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 5.5 % 19.4 % 6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 14.3 % 50.4 % 15.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.3 % 4.5 % 1.4 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.5 % 5.2 % 1.6 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.2 % 0.7 % 217 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.15 % 0.54 % 167 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.23 % 0.79 % 247 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.08 % 0.27 % 86 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.034 % 0.118 % 37 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.03 % 0.12 % 37 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 16975 IU/kg 59773 IU/kg 1861 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 20 ppm 70 ppm 2.18 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 262 IU/kg 922 IU/kg 28.7 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 242 IU/kg 853 IU/kg 26.56 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.137 % 0.482 % 150.2 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.203 % 0.714 % 222.4 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.07 % 3.78 % 1176 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.9 % 3.18 % 992 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.51 ppm 1.79 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 104.1 ppm 366.5 ppm 11.41 mg / 100 kcal
    Glucosamine 135 ppm 476 ppm 15 mg / 100 kcal
    Chondroitin Sulfate 75 ppm 265 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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