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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

l/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet l/d Dry 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 Dry 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 dry 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 Dry 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


  • 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 - 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 + 58 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - grams
    1 30
    2 45
    4 80
    5 90
    10 155
    20 260
    30 355
    40 440
    50 520
    60+ 93 per 10 kgs

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Maize, animal fat, soybean meal, dried whole eggs, flaxseed, minerals, digest, maize gluten meal, soybean oil, cellulose, dried beet pulp, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    4067 kcal/kg (407 kcal/100g)

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 8 %
    Protein 16.7 % 18.1 % 4.1 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 21.9 % 23.6 % 5.4 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 46.4 % 50.2 % 11.4 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 2.4 % 2.6 % 0.6 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 5.2 % 5.6 % 1.3 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.78 % 0.85 % 193 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.55 % 0.6 % 136 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.86 % 0.93 % 211 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.17 % 0.19 % 42 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.121 % 0.131 % 30 mg / 100 kcal
    Copper 2.9 ppm 3.2 ppm 0.07 mg / 100 kcal
    Zinc 157 ppm 169 ppm 3.9 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.1 % 0.11 % 24 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 27814 IU/kg 30069 IU/kg 684 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 102 ppm 110 ppm 2.5 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 715 IU/kg 773 IU/kg 17.6 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 603 IU/kg 652 IU/kg 14.83 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.84 % 0.91 % 207 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.79 % 4.1 % 931 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 2.72 ppm 2.94 ppm 0.07 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 349.3 ppm 377.6 ppm 8.59 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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