Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET k/d Dog Food

Clinically proven to support a longer and better quality of life in dogs with kidney conditions

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  • Key Benefits

    Clinically proven to support a longer and better quality of life in dogs with kidney conditions


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Phosphorus Reduced Helps slow progression of kidney disease.
    Non-protein calories Increased Helps ensure adequate energy intake and avoid protein catabolism.
    Amino acid profile Improved Supports dogs' natural ability to build/maintain lean muscle mass.
    Dietary buffering capacity Increased Helps counteract metabolic acidosis.
    Omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) Supplemented Improves renal blood flow.
    Sodium Reduced Helps slow progression of kidney disease. Limits fluid retention in early cardiac disorder.
    Soluble fibre Increased Helps decrease ammonia re-absorption in the bowel. Lowers blood urea level.
    B-complex vitamins Increased Combats increased urinary losses due to polyuria.
    Clinically proven antioxidants Added Neutralises free radicals to support kidney function.


    Indications:

    • Chronic kidney disease (all IRIS stages)
    • Renal forms of leishmaniasis
    • Early cardiac disorders.

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Puppies
    • Pregnant or lactating bitches
    • Dogs with hyperlipidaemia or pancreatitis, or with a history of, or at risk of, pancreatitis

     

    Additional Info:

    • Clinically proven* that when fed in the early stage of kidney disease k/d Canine can reduce disease progression
    • Clinically proven* that dogs with kidney disease fed k/d Canine showed significantly fewer clinical signs and survived twice as long

     


    Other Products to Consider

    Other products to consider

    • For dogs with early stage kidney disease (IRIS stage  1):  Prescription Diet™k/d™Early Stage
    • For dogs with advanced chronic kidney disease (IRIS stage  4):  Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine
    • For dogs with moderate/advanced stages of cardiac insufficiency: Prescription Diet™ h/d™ Canine
    • For dogs with chronic kidney disease and osteoarthritis:  Prescription Diet™ k/d™+ Mobility Canine

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maitain optimal body weight.

    Feeding Guide

    Body weight (kg) Dry grams
    2.5 50 - 65
    5 80 - 110
    10 135 - 185
    20 225 - 310
    30 305 - 425
    40 380 - 525
    50 450 - 620
    60 + 10 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE

    Body weight (kg) Cans 370 g Dry grams
    2.5 1/3 + 20
    5 1/2 + 40
    10 1 + 50
    20 1 + 155
    30 2 + 140
    40 2 + 230
    50 2 + 310
    60 + 2 + 6 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Brewers' rice, animal fat, maize, dried beet pulp, dried whole egg, pea protein, digest, minerals, soybean oil, pea bran meal, fish oil, 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)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 13.7 15.0 3.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 19.2 21.0 4.9 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 3.3 3.6 0.8 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 51.1 55.8 13.1 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.57 0.62 146 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.22 0.25 58 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.17 0.18 43 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.69 0.76 177 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.100 0.110 26 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 531.7 ppm 581.1 ppm 13.63 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 103 ppm 113 ppm 2.64 mg / 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
    Ash 4.2 4.6 1.1 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 2.31 ppm 2.53 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 8.5
    Vitamin A 10963 IU/kg 11981 IU/kg 281 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 816 IU/kg 892 IU/kg 20.9 IU / 100 kcal
    Starch (analyzed) 44.0 % 48.1 % 11276 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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