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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

k/d + Mobility Dog Food

Hill's Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dry Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage chronic kidney disease (CKD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD).

The nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and improve & lengthen quality of life.1,2 This nutrition has therapeutic levels of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and is enriched with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to help preserve joint cartilage and increase mobility. 3

Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dry Dog Food contains a proprietary technology, Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) for dogs, which is clinically proven nutrition that encourages appetite and increases caloric intake in dogs with kidney disease.4

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 dogs love.

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  • Key Benefits

    Hill's Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dry Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage chronic kidney disease (CKD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD).

    The nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and improve & lengthen quality of life.1,2 This nutrition has therapeutic levels of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and is enriched with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to help preserve joint cartilage and increase mobility. 3

    Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dry Dog Food contains a proprietary technology, Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) for dogs, which is clinically proven nutrition that encourages appetite and increases caloric intake in dogs with kidney disease.4

    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 dogs love.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility a useful nutritional aid for dogs with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD):

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Phosphorus & Sodium Reduced Helps slow the progression of chronic kidney disease
    Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) Technology for dogs Added Encourages appetite and increases caloric intake in dogs with kidney disease
    Omega-3s (EPA/DHA) from fish oil Added Helps fight kidney and joint inflammation
    Antioxidants & B-complex vitamins Added Promotes healthy immune system
    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

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD):

    • with concurrent osteoarthritis
    • IRIS Stage 2 (non-proteinuric)
    • IRIS Stages 3-4
    • All IRIS stages with proteinuria

    - Acute kidney insult

    - Uremic encephalopathy

    - Leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD


    Other Indications:

    - CKD IRIS Stage 1 (non-proteinuric)

     

     

    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:

    Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dry Dog Food combines the nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d and j/d. This food has been specially formulated to help manage dogs suffering from chronic kidney diesase AND degenerative joint disease. The nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d has been clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life. 1,2,3

    For additional information on the research behind Prescription Diet k/d and j/d please refer to the separate product pages for these products.

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility 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 and degenerative joint disease.

    Dry and wet 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 Dog Food

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

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

    - For patients with leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD: Prescription Diet k/d 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 CA, Polzin DJ, et al. Effect of Dietary Modification on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in Dogs with Spontaneous Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)(abstr), J Vet Intern Med. 2004;18(3):417.

    3 Hall J, Fritsch D, Yerramilli M, et al. A longitudinal study on the acceptance and effects of a therapeutic renal food in pet dogs. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr. 2017;1–11.


  • 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 - 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 + 190 g
    40 2 + 275 g
    50 2 + 355 g
    60+ 2 + 73 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
    30 365
    40 450
    50 535
    60+ 96 per 10 kgs

    Prescription Diet™ k/d™+Mobility Canine is a complete dietetic pet food for the support of renal function in cases of chronic or temporary renal insufficiency and the metabolism of joints in the case of osteoarthritis in adult dogs. This dietetic pet food has a low level of Phosphorous, a restricted level of protein but of high quality and a high level of EPA, total Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E.

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Brewers' rice, maize , flaxseed, animal fat, dried beet pulp, digest, dried whole eggs, pea protein, fish oil, soybean oil, minerals, L-carnitine, vitamins, pork cartilage (source of chondroitin sulphate), trace elements, crustacean shell hydrolysate (source of glucosamine) and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3957 kcal/kg (396 kcal/100g)

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 8 %
    Protein 14.2 % 15.4 % 3.6 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 19.1 % 20.7 % 4.8 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 52.1 % 56.6 % 13.2 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 2.6 % 2.8 % 0.7 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 4.1 % 4.5 % 1 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.57 % 0.62 % 144 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.27 % 0.3 % 69 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.64 % 0.69 % 161 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.16 % 0.18 % 41 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.093 % 0.102 % 24 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.12 % 0.13 % 31 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 10376 IU/kg 11279 IU/kg 262 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 102 ppm 111 ppm 2.58 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 860 IU/kg 935 IU/kg 21.7 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 603 IU/kg 655 IU/kg 15.23 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 3.12 % 3.39 % 788 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.41 % 3.7 % 861 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.57 ppm 0.62 ppm 0.01 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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