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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

l/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet l/d Wet Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help support the liver health of dogs and help protect vital liver function.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet l/d Wet Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help support the liver health of dogs and help protect vital liver function.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet l/d wet dog food, useful nutrition for dogs with liver disease:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Highly digestible protein Controlled Reduces liver workload. Helps healing and regeneration of liver tissue. Delivers branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) and aromatic amino acids (AAA) in an appropriate ratio to decrease production of ammonia and other nitrogenous by-products.
    Carbohydrate Sources Highly digestible Help reduce breakdown of body proteins to be used for energy
    Sodium Controlled Helps control clinical signs associated with ascites/oedema and hypertension.
    L-Carnitine High Helps improve fat metabolism in the liver.
    Vitamin K, Zinc Added Help avoid deficiencies commonly related to liver disease.
    Soluble Fibre Added Promotes colonic evacuation and encourages nitrogen fixation by enteric bacteria, which reduces ammonia production and absorption.
    Copper Low Helps avoid accumulation of copper in the liver of dogs predisposed to copper storage disease.
    Antioxidants Added Helps protect against free radical oxidation to help maintain a healthy immune system

    Indications:

    - Ascites & oedema associated with liver disorders

    - Copper storage disease

    - General liver disorders

    - Hepatic encephalopathy

    - Portosystemic shunt

    - Insulinoma

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Pregnant or nursing dogs.

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


    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet l/d Wet Dog Food is designed for the nutritional management of dogs with liver disease including hepatocellular disease, portosystemic shunts, chronic canine inflammatory hepatic disease, fibrotic hepatopathies, biliary disease, and glucocorticoid-induced hepatopathy.

    In certain circumstances, as with puppies with portosystemic shunts or other liver conditions, this product may be fed to puppies with careful supervision of a veterinarian.

    Provides complete and balanced nutrition for adult dogs.

    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 copper storage disease or portosystemic shunt: Prescription Diet u/d Dog Food

    - For patients with general liver disorders: Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

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

    - For patients with insulinoma: Prescription Diet a/d Dog/Cat Food, Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food


  • 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

    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 + 155 g
    30 1 + 250 g
    40 2 + 230 g
    50 2 + 310 g
    60+ 2 + 66 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 13 oz (370 g) cans
    1 1/4
    2 1/2
    4 3/4
    5 1
    10 1 1/2
    20 2 1/2
    30 3 1/3
    40 4 1/4
    50 5
    60+ 1 per 10 kgs

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Rice, animal fat, soybean meal, dried whole eggs, digest, flaxseed, minerals, cellulose, maize gluten meal, soybean oil, vitamins and trace elements.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    338 kcal (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 74 %
    Protein 4.9 % 18.8 % 5.3 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 6.1 % 23.6 % 6.7 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 12.9 % 49.7 % 14.1 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.7 % 2.9 % 0.8 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.3 % 5 % 1.4 g / 100 kcal
    Total Dietary Fiber 1.6 % 6.3 % 1.8 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.18 % 0.71 % 202 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.14 % 0.55 % 156 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.23 % 0.9 % 256 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.05 % 0.21 % 58 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.033 % 0.126 % 36 mg / 100 kcal
    Iron 31 ppm 121 ppm 3.4 mg / 100 kcal
    Copper 0.8 ppm 3.2 ppm 0.09 mg / 100 kcal
    Zinc 36 ppm 140 ppm 4 mg / 100 kcal
    Arginine 0.31 % 1.21 % 344 mg / 100 kcal
    Glutamine + Glutamate 0.77 % 2.96 % 838 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.03 % 0.11 % 31 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 8869 IU/kg 34243 IU/kg 970 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 31 ppm 120 ppm 3.39 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 361 IU/kg 1394 IU/kg 39.5 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 195 IU/kg 755 IU/kg 21.38 IU / 100 kcal
    Thiamine 6 ppm 22 ppm 0.6 mg / 100 kcal
    Riboflavin (B2) 2.4 ppm 9.1 ppm 0.26 mg / 100 kcal
    Niacin 19 ppm 73 ppm 2.1 mg / 100 kcal
    Pantothenic Acid 6.4 ppm 24.7 ppm 0.7 mg / 100 kcal
    Folic Acid 0.63 ppm 2.42 ppm 0.07 mg / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.009 % 0.034 % 9.5 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0 % 0 % 0 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.31 % 1.22 % 344 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 1.54 % 5.95 % 1686 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 1.46 ppm 5.62 ppm 0.16 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 83 ppm 320.3 ppm 9.08 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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