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
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- Ascites & oedema associated with liver disorders
- Copper storage disease
- General liver disorders
- Hepatic encephalopathy
- Portosystemic shunt
Not Recommended For:
Pregnant or nursing dogs.
Patients with hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.
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 growing puppies as well as 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
How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.
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 - 370 g cans Amount per Day - grams 1 0.25 + -5 g 2 0.25 + 15 g 4 0.25 + 45 g 5 0.5 + 25 g 10 0.5 + 90 g 20 1 + 125 g 30 1 + 220 g 40 1 + 305 g 50 2 + 250 g 60+ 2 + 6 g per kg
Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 13 oz (370 g) cans 1 1/4 2 1/3 4 2/3 5 2/3 10 1 1/4 20 2 30 2 2/3 40 3 1/4 50 4 60+ 25 g per kg
High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.
Original: Rice, soybean meal, animal fat, soybean oil, maize starch, maize gluten meal, digest, dried eggs, minerals, cellulose, fish oil, rice protein concentrate, dried beet pulp, various sugars,vitamins, dried egg yolks and trace elements.
542.4 kcal (370 g) can
Nutrient As Fed1
As Fed, Caloric Basis3
Moisture 67 % Protein 6.3 % 19 % 4.3 g / 100 kcal Fat 8 % 24.3 % 5.5 g / 100 kcal Carbohydrate / NFE 16.1 % 48.7 % 11 g / 100 kcal Crude Fiber 1 % 2.9 % 0.7 g / 100 kcal Ash 1.7 % 5.2 % 1.2 g / 100 kcal Calcium 0.26 % 0.8 % 180 mg / 100 kcal Phosphorus 0.2 % 0.6 % 135 mg / 100 kcal Potassium 0.27 % 0.81 % 183 mg / 100 kcal Sodium 0.07 % 0.2 % 45 mg / 100 kcal Magnesium 0.033 % 0.1 % 23 mg / 100 kcal Vitamin A 7654 IU/kg 23150 IU/kg 522 IU / 100 kcal Vitamin C 55 ppm 166 ppm 3.74 mg / 100 kcal Vitamin D 408 IU/kg 1235 IU/kg 27.9 IU / 100 kcal Vitamin E 254 IU/kg 768 IU/kg 17.31 IU / 100 kcal Total Omega-3 FA 0.53 % 1.59 % 358 mg / 100 kcal Total Omega-6 FA 2.21 % 6.68 % 1507 mg / 100 kcal Beta-Carotene 1.33 ppm 4.04 ppm 0.09 mg / 100 kcal