Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET k/d Dog Food with Chicken

The nutrition of Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage dogs with kidney disease and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life.

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  • Key Benefits

    The nutrition of Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage dogs with kidney disease and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life.


    * 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:

    Kidney disease

     

     

    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:

    A two-year clinical study of dogs with naturally occurring chronic kidney disease compared the effects of feeding the nutrition in Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine versus a typical adult grocery food:1

    • Delayed Onset of Clinical Signs - Feeding Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine to dogs with early IRIS Stage 3 kidney disease (serum creatinine between 2-3.1 mg/dL) delayed onset of uremic crises by approximately 5 months.
    • Longer Survival Time - Dogs with chronic kidney disease lived more than three times longer when fed Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine (median survival time).
    • Reduced Risk of Uremic Crises - Dogs fed Hill's® Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine were 72% less likely to suffer clinical signs associated with kidney disease.2

     

     

    Additional Info:

    • Dogs fed the nutrition of Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine had slower progression of chronic kidney disease and a longer survival time.1,2
    • Monitor the urine. Note: Urine pH of individual dogs may vary due to complicating factors such as time of feeding before urine collection, type of urine collection, individual animal variation, or test methodology.
    • S+OXSHIELDTM: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

     


    Other Products to Consider

    • For dogs with kidney disease: Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine comes in a variety of flavors and textures in both wet and dry food.
    • For dogs with non-proteinuric early-stage CKD: Prescription Diet® g/d® Canine. 
    • For dogs with cardiovascular disease: Prescription Diet® g/d® Canine or Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine.
    • Prescription Diet® Treats are an excellent nutritional complement to Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine.

    References:

    1 Jacob F, Polzin DJ, Osborne CA, Allen TA, Kirk CA, Lekcharoensuk C, Swanson LL, Clinical evaluation of dietary modification for treatment of spontaneous chronic renal failure in dogs, JAVMA, 220, 1163-1170, 2002.
    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, 22nd ACVIM. Minneapolis, MN 2004:828.



  • 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 370g
    2.5 1/2 - 2/3
    5 3/4 - 1
    10 1 1/4 - 1 3/4
    20 2 - 3
    30 2 3/4 - 4
    40 3 1/2 - 5
    50 4 1/4 - 5 3/4
    60 + 4/5 per 10 k g

    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

    Prescription Diet™ k/d™ Canine is a complete dietetic pet food for the support of renal function in cases of chronic or temporary renal insufficiency in adult dogs. This dietetic pet food has a low level of phosphorus and a restricted level of protein of high quality.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Pork liver, maize starch, chicken (5%), animal fat, various sugars, flaxseed, dried beet pulp, digest, minerals, fish oil, cellulose, vitamins and trace elements.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    422 kcal (370g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 4.0 15.9 3.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 6.6 25.9 5.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.9 3.5 0.8 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 12.5 49.0 10.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.21 0.81 182 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.07 0.27 61 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.06 0.22 50 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.23 0.89 198 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.037 0.145 32 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.04 0.16 33 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 190.4 ppm 746.5 ppm 16.68 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 26 ppm 102 ppm 2.29 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 238 IU/kg 932 IU/kg 20.82 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.071 0.278 62.2 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.66 2.59 579 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.04 4.08 912 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.5 5.7 1.3 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.43 ppm 1.69 ppm 0.04 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 74.5
    Vitamin A 18840 IU/kg 73881 IU/kg 1651 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 191 IU/kg 749 IU/kg 16.7 IU / 100 kcal

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