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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

k/d Dog Food

Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Dry Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Prescription Diet k/d Dry Dog Food is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life.1,2,3


Prescription Diet k/d Dry Dog Food contains a proprietary technology, Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) for dogs, which is clinically proven to stimulate appetite and increase caloric intake of dogs with kidney disease.4,5


In addition to high levels of essential amino acids and L-carnitine, increasing caloric intake will support the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily.5


This dry food has an irresistible taste that dogs love.

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  • Key Benefits

    Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Dry Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Prescription Diet k/d Dry Dog Food is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life.1,2,3


    Prescription Diet k/d Dry Dog Food contains a proprietary technology, Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) for dogs, which is clinically proven to stimulate appetite and increase caloric intake of dogs with kidney disease.4,5


    In addition to high levels of essential amino acids and L-carnitine, increasing caloric intake will support the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily.5


    This dry food has an irresistible taste that dogs love.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet k/d dry dog food, a useful nutritional aid for dogs with kidney disease:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Phosphorus & Sodium Reduced Help slow the progression of chronic kidney disease
    Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) Technology for dogs. Added Stimulates appetite in dogs with kidney disease and increases caloric intake
    Omega-3s (EPA/DHA) from fish oil Added Helps fight kidney inflammation
    Essential Amino Acids Increased Help the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily
    L-Carnitine Increased Helps improve utilization of fat to avoid muscle breakdown for energy
    Antioxidants Added Defend cells from free radical oxidation, promoting a healthy immune system.
    B-complex vitamins Added Help compensate for urinary losses due to kidney disease.

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD):

    • IRIS Stages 3-4
    • All IRIS stages with proteinuria

    - Acute kidney insult

    - Uraemic encephalopathy

    - Leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD


    Other Indications:

    - CKD IRIS Stages 1-2 (non-proteinuric)

    - Hepatic encephalopathy

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

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


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Feeding the nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d to dogs with early IRIS Stage 3 chronic kidney disease for 2 years versus a typical adult grocery food was associated with significant benefits including significantly delayed onset of uremic crises by approximately 5 months, living 3 times longer, and improved quality of life (72% less likely to suffer clinical signs associated with kidney disease).1,2

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet k/d has increased dietary buffering capacity. This helps counteract the tendency for metabolic acidosis, a common complication as kidney disease progresses.


    Ideal for long-term feeding of dogs with kidney disease.

    Dry and canned formulas can be mixed or fed concurrently.

    Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T) for dogs: Proprietary technology clinically proven to stimulate appetite and increase caloric intake of dogs with kidney disease.

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


    Other Products to Consider

    - For patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) IRIS Stage 2 (non-proteinuric), IRIS Stages 3-4, and all IRIS stages with proteinuria: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

    - For patients with CKD and concurrent osteoarthritis: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with acute kidney insult: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

    - For patients with uremic encephalopathy: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet u/d Dog Food

    - For patients with early Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) IRIS Stage 1 (non-proteinuric): Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with hepatic encephalopathy: Prescription Diet l/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet u/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

    - For patients with leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food


    References:

    1 Jacob F, Polzin DJ, Osborne CA, et al. Clinical evaluation of dietary modification for treatment of spontaneous chronic renal failure in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2002; 220:1163-70.


    2 Jacob F, Osborne C, Polzin D. Effect of dietary modification on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in dogs with spontaneous chronic renal failure. (Abstr) Proceedings ACVIM, Minneapolis, MN 2004:828.


    3 Hall J. et al, A longitudinal study on the acceptance and effects of a therapeutic renal food in pet dogs with IRIS-Stage 1 chronic kidney disease. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr. 2017;1–11.


    4 Fritsch, D & Jewell D. A food with controlled protein and phosphorus has beneficial effects for dogs with varying stages of renal disease. (Abstr.) Proceedings ACVIM, Nashville, TN 2014:1079


    5 Hill's Data on File. Clinical Report of feeding studies to validate the increased caloric intake and taste acceptance for Prescription Diet k/d Canine among dogs with renal insufficiency.


  • 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 Mixed Feeding Guide

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 156 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.5 + 10 g
    2 0.5 + 30 g
    4 1 + 40 g
    5 1 + 55 g
    10 2 + 80 g

    Adult maintenance Mixed Feeding Guide

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 354 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.25 + 5 g
    2 0.25 + 25 g
    4 0.5 + 35 g
    5 0.5 + 50 g
    10 1 + 70 g
    20 1 + 180 g
    30 2 + 185 g
    40 2 + 275 g
    50 2 + 355 g
    60+ 2 + 73 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance Mixed Feeding Guide

    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 + 25 g
    5 0.5 + 40 g
    10 1 + 50 g
    20 1 + 160 g
    30 1 + 255 g
    40 2 + 235 g
    50 2 + 320 g
    60+ 2 + 68 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - grams
    1 30
    2 50
    4 80
    5 95
    10 160
    20 270
    30 370
    40 455
    50 540
    60+ 97 per 10 kgs

    Prescription Diet™ i/d™ Stress Mini Canine Stew is a complete dietetic pet food for the reduction of acute intestinal absorptive disorders and for compensation for maldigestion and chronic disorders that benefit from a low fat food in adult dogs. This dietetic pet food has an increased level of electrolytes, highly digestible ingredients and a low level of fat.

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Brewers' rice, animal fat, maize, dried beet pulp, dried whole eggs, pea protein, digest, minerals, soybean oil, pea bran meal, fish oil, cellulose, flaxseed, L-carnitine, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3902 kcal/kg (390 kcal/100g)

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 9 %
    Protein 13.7 % 15 % 3.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 19.2 % 21 % 4.9 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 51.1 % 55.8 % 13.1 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 3.3 % 3.6 % 0.8 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 4.2 % 4.6 % 1.1 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.57 % 0.62 % 146 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.22 % 0.25 % 58 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.69 % 0.76 % 177 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.17 % 0.18 % 43 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.101 % 0.11 % 26 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 10963 IU/kg 11981 IU/kg 281 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 103 ppm 113 ppm 2.64 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 816 IU/kg 892 IU/kg 20.9 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 350 IU/kg 383 IU/kg 8.98 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.99 % 1.08 % 254 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.52 % 3.85 % 902 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 2.31 ppm 2.53 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 531.7 ppm 581.1 ppm 13.63 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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