Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET j/d Dog Food with Lamb

Complement your treatment protocol with Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® dog food and reduce NSAID dosage by 25%. Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® is nutrition that goes beyond the pain by targeting the cause of arthritis and works with NSAIDs to reduce inflammation. Catching arthritis early and starting a treatment plan including Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® and NSAIDs can prevent the need for more aggressive treatments later.

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  • Key Benefits

    Complement your treatment protocol with Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® dog food and reduce NSAID dosage by 25%. Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® is nutrition that goes beyond the pain by targeting the cause of arthritis and works with NSAIDs to reduce inflammation. Catching arthritis early and starting a treatment plan including Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® and NSAIDs can prevent the need for more aggressive treatments later.


    Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)
    Alpha-linolenic Acid (ALA)
    High Fatty acids work to interrupt the degradation of cartilage.
    Glucosamine
    Chondroitin
    Added Provides building blocks for cartilage repair.
    Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass.
    Antioxidants Added Defends cells from free radical oxidation, promoting a healthy immune system.

    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with arthritis:


    * 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - if you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

    Indications:

    Arthritis (osteoarthritis)

    Signs:

    • Hesitates to go up and down stairs
    • Lagging behind or tiring easily during walks
    • Prefers to lie down rather than sit or stand
    • Stiffness, especially after resting
    • Whimpers, growls or snaps when touched in the affected area

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine is clinically proven nutrition to reduce pain in dogs with arthritis.1-3 In a university study, 82% of dogs fed j/d Canine experienced improvement in weight bearing ability measured by peak vertical force (force plate gait analysis.) 2
    • Prescription Diet® j/d Canine is clinically proven nutrition to help dogs with arthritis walk and run better, play better and climb stairs more easily. 1-4

     

     

    Additional Info:

    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine has high levels of omega-3 fatty acid to reduce inflammation.2
    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine contains EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid, which interrupts the degradation of cartilage4,5
    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine is clinically tested to reduce NSAID dosage by 25%.3
    • S+OXSHIELDTM: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

    Other Products to Consider

    • For obese dogs with arthritis, feed Prescription Diet® Metabolic + Mobility Canine until ideal weight is achieved, then consider transitioning to ''j/d Canine.''
    • Up to 10% of the daily energy needs can be met by feeding Prescription Diet® Treats while still maintaining appropriate nutrient profile to aid in the management of the underlying disease

    References:

    1 Fritsch D, Allen TA, Dodd CE, et al. Dose -- titration effects of fish oil in osteoarthritic dogs, J Vet Intern Med 2010;24:1020--1026.
    2 Roush JK, Cross AR, Renberg WC, et al. Evaluation of the effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010; 236: 67-73.
    3 Fritsch DA, Allen TA, Dodd CE, et al. A multicenter study of the effect of a therapeutic food supplemented with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on the carprofen dosage in dogs with osteoarthritis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010; 236: 535-539.
    4 Roush JK, Dodd CE, Fritsch DA, et al. Multicenter veterinary practice assessment of the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on osteoarthritis in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010; 236: 59-66.
    5 Caterson B, Little CB, Cramp J, et al, The modulation of canine articular cartilage degradation by omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids, Proceedings, North American Veterinary Conference, 2005.



  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    • Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.

    Feeding Guide

    Body weight (kg) Cans 370 g
    2.5 1/3 - 1/2
    5 2/3 - 1
    10 1 - 1 1/2
    20 1 3/4 - 2 1/2
    30 2 1/2 - 3 1/3
    40 3 - 4 1/4
    50 3 1/2 - 5
    60 + 3/40 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE

    Body weight (kg) Cans 370 g Dry grams
    2.5 1/4 25
    5 1/2 35
    7.5 3/4 35
    10 1 35
    20 1 155
    30 2 120
    40 2 215
    50 2 305
    60 + 2 7 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Lamb: Lamb (14%), rice, pork, maize rice flour, dried whey, flaxseed, fish oil, cellulose, dried egg, minerals, soybean meal, s oybean oil, digest, vitamins and trace elements. Coloured with iron oxide.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    493.2 kcal (370g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 6.3 19.5 4.7 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 6.0 18.7 4.5 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.2 3.8 0.9 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 17.2 53.5 12.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.21 0.64 155 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.18 0.56 136 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.06 0.18 45 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.26 0.81 195 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.031 0.097 24 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.04 0.12 28 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 120.1 ppm 372.8 ppm 9.01 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 48 ppm 148 ppm 3.58 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 233 IU/kg 723 IU/kg 17.48 IU / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.226 0.701 169.3 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.25 3.88 938 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.82 2.56 618 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.5 4.6 1.1 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 1.64 ppm 5.10 ppm 0.12 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 67.8
    Vitamin A 15896 IU/kg 49354 IU/kg 1192 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 561 IU/kg 1742 IU/kg 42.1 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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