Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

Metabolic Dog Food

Hill's nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet Metabolic clinical nutrition specially formulated to help dogs lose weight and keep the lost weight off. Naturally works with your patients’ unique energy use for easy and effective weight loss. This food stimulates dog's natural ability to burn fat and and provides energy for active play. Its unique fibre blend helps keep dogs feeling full and satisfied. In fact, 96% of dogs lost weight at home in 2 months when fed the nutrition of Metabolic.* This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that makes it easier for pet parents to comply with your recommendation.


* Data on file, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.

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  • Key Benefits

    Hill's nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet Metabolic clinical nutrition specially formulated to help dogs lose weight and keep the lost weight off. Naturally works with your patients’ unique energy use for easy and effective weight loss. This food stimulates dog's natural ability to burn fat and and provides energy for active play. Its unique fibre blend helps keep dogs feeling full and satisfied. In fact, 96% of dogs lost weight at home in 2 months when fed the nutrition of Metabolic.* This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that makes it easier for pet parents to comply with your recommendation.


    * Data on file, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet Metabolic dry dog food a useful nutritional aid to activate metabolism in obese or overweight dogs:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Proprietary blend of synergistic ingredients and nutrients Added Provides appetite regulation, reduces inflammation and activates metabolism.
    Antioxidants High Help protect against free radical oxidation to help maintain a healthy immune system
    Fibre Increased Soluble and insoluble Fibre to help trigger satiety, control appetite, and maintain gastrointestinal health.
    L-Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while sparing lean muscle mass, resulting in more effective weight loss.
    Lysine High Helps metabolise fat for energy production and maintain lean body mass.

    * 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:

    Primary Indications:

    - Weight loss

    - Weight maintenance (obese-prone or post weight loss)

    - Diabetes in obese dogs

    - Hypothyroidism

    - Cushing's syndrome


    Other Indications:

    - Diabetes in normal weight or mildly overweight dogs

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Clinically proven to reduce body weight by 13% in 2 months. 1

    The nutrition of Metabolic is clinically proven to work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization. 1,2

    In an in-home feeding study 96% of dogs experienced weight loss within 2 months. 3

    Maintains effective and safe rate of up to 1-2% body weight loss weekly during weight loss period. 1

     

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet Metabolic has a complete portfolio of dry and canned foods that are designed to work together to ensure safe and healthy weight loss and easy weight maintenance. Advanced weight management nutrition appropriate for multi-dog households.


    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 obesity, including those with diabetes: Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food, Prescription Diet r/d Dog Food

    - For patients requiring a weight maintenance food (obese-prone or post weight loss) or with diabetes at a normal weight or mildly overweight: Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food, Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food

    - For patients with Cushing's syndrome: Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food, Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet r/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food

    - For patients with hypothyroidism: Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food, Prescription Diet r/d Dog Food

    - For patients requiring weight loss or maintenance and prone to CaOx or struvite urolith formation: Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food

    - For patients with obesity and osteoarthritis: Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food


    References:

    1. Floerchinger AM, Jackson MI, Jewell DE et al. Effect of feeding a weight loss food beyond a caloric restriction period on body composition and resistance to weight gain in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2015;247:375–384.

    2. Christmann U, Becvarova I, Werre S, Meyer H. Effectiveness of a new weight management food to achieve weight loss and maintenance in client-owned obese dogs. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med 2015;13(2):104–116.

    3. Towell T, Forrester SD, Cross S et al. Evaluation of a weight management food designed to increase basal metabolism in a home setting. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med 2015;13(1):14-22.



  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Determine the amount to feed based on the ideal weight rather than the current 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.

    Feeding Guide

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Dry grams Dry grams
    2.5 45 70
    5 75 120
    10 125 200
    20 210 335
    30 285 460
    40 355 570
    50 420 675
    60 + 8 per kg 12 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS
    Ideal Body Weight Cans 370 g Dry grams
    2.5 1/4 15
    5 1/2 20
    10 1 20
    20 1 105
    30 2 80
    40 2 150
    50 2 210
    60 + 2 4 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE

    FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Cans 370 g Dry grams
    2.5 1/2 15
    5 1/2 65
    10 1 95
    20 1 230
    30 2 245
    40 2 360
    50 2 460
    60 + 2 9 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Wheat, chicken (8%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, pea bran meal, maize, dried tomato pomace, digest, cellulose, flaxseed, animal fat, dried beet pulp, coconut oil, minerals, dried carrots, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3107 kcal/kg (311 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 25.3 % 27.7 % 8.2 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 11 % 12 % 3.5 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 36.9 % 40.3 % 11.9 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 12.9 % 14.1 % 4.2 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.79 % 0.87 % 256 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.62 % 0.68 % 199 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.76 % 0.84 % 246 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.33 % 0.36 % 106 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.13 % 0.142 % 42 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.11 % 0.12 % 34 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 133 ppm 145 ppm 4.28 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 1066 IU/kg 1165 IU/kg 34.31 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.004 % 0.004 % 1.1 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.002 % 0.002 % 0.5 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.66 % 0.72 % 212 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.11 % 2.3 % 678 mg / 100 kcal

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