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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

r/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet r/d Dry Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and is clinically proven nutrition for healthy weight loss in just 8 weeks. This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that dogs love.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet r/d Dry Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and is clinically proven nutrition for healthy weight loss in just 8 weeks. This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that dogs love.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet r/d Dry Dog Food a useful nutritional aid for obese dogs or dogs with Fibre-responsive disease or diabetes mellitus.

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Fat Low Decrease caloric intake, which helps reduce body fat and lower blood lipid levels in patients with hyperlipidemia.
    Fibre High Soluble and insoluble Fibre to trigger satiety and maintain gastrointestinal health.
    L-carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass, resulting in more effective weight loss.
    Lysine High Helps metabolise fat for energy production and maintain lean body mass.
    Antioxidants High Defend cells from free radical oxidation, promoting a healthy immune system.

    Indications:

    - Weight loss

    - Diabetes in obese dogs

    - Cushing's syndrome

    - Hyperlipidemia

    - Hypothyroidism

    - Constipation (motility present)

    - Fibre responsive enteropathies (large bowel diarrhea)

     

    Contraindications:

    Prescription Diet r/d Canine dry is clinically proven nutrition to reduce weight by 10% and body fat by 22% in two months.1,2

    Prescription Diet r/d Canine Dry is clinically proven to reduce triglycerides and cholesterol to promote better health.1

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Patients with moderate to advanced heart failure, kidney disease, hepatic disease, debilitation, hypermetabolism, dehydration or underweight.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Prescription Diet r/d Canine dry is clinically proven nutrition to reduce weight by 10% and body fat by 22% in two months.1,2

    Prescription Diet r/d Canine Dry is clinically proven to reduce triglycerides and cholesterol to promote better health.1

     

    Additional Info:

    High levels of lysine and carnitine to maintain lean muscle mass during weight loss.

    Provides an optimal blend of soluble and insoluble fibre to trigger satiety and to fill the upper GI tract to give dogs a feeling of fullness.

    Suggested feeding amounts may sometimes need to be decreased to produce optimum weight loss. Note: Encourage increased water intake. Veterinary supervised exercise may be beneficial in combination with weight loss.

    For optimum results, full client cooperation must be obtained, and all food intake must be strictly controlled. After reaching the target body weight, a dog should be fed Prescription Diet Metabolic Canine, Prescription Diet w/d Canine or Vet Essentials Neutered Dog food to maintain optimum body weight, and avoid weight gain.

    Realistic weight loss is approximately 1% of body weight per week.

    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 Dog Food, Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food

    - For patients with hyperlipidemia, including those with concurrent diabetes: Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food

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

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

    - For patients with constipation (GI motility present) or Fibre responsive enteropathies (large bowel diarrhea): Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food


    References:

    1 Yamka RM, Frantz NZ, Friesen KG. Effects of 3 Canine Weight Loss Foods on Body Composition and Obesity Markers, Intern J Appl Res Vet Med Vol., No. 3, 2007.

    2 Data on file, Hills Pet Nutrition, Inc.


  • DAILY Feeding Guide

    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.

    Veterinary supervised exercise may be beneficial in combination with weight loss programs.


    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.


    Weight loss Mixed Feeding Guide

    Ideal Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 350 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.25 + 0 g
    2 0.25 + 15 g
    4 0.5 + 15 g
    5 0.5 + 25 g
    10 1 + 30 g
    20 1 + 115 g
    30 1 + 190 g
    40 1 + 260 g
    50 2 + 230 g
    60+ 2 + 50 g per 10 kgs

    Weight loss

    Ideal Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - grams
    1 20
    2 40
    4 65
    5 75
    10 125
    20 210
    30 290
    40 355
    50 420
    60+ 76 per 10 kgs

    PRESCRIPTION DIET Cat Food m/d is a complete dietetic pet food for adult cats for regulation of glucose supply (diabetes mellitus) and for the reduction of excessive body weight. This dietetic pet food contains a low level of rapid glucose-releasing carbohydrates and has a low energy density.

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Maize, chicken (12%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, cellulose, pea bran meal, dried beet pulp, digest, animal fat, minerals, flaxseed, L-carnitine, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3118 kcal/kg (312 kcal/100g)

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 8 %
    Protein 31.1 % 33.8 % 10 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 10.3 % 11.2 % 3.3 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 32.8 % 35.7 % 10.5 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 12.2 % 13.3 % 3.9 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 5.5 % 6 % 1.8 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.86 % 0.93 % 276 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.61 % 0.66 % 195 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.84 % 0.91 % 269 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.27 % 0.29 % 86 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.098 % 0.106 % 31 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.1 % 0.11 % 33 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 9722 IU/kg 10567 IU/kg 312 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 101 ppm 110 ppm 3.24 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 781 IU/kg 849 IU/kg 25.1 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 579 IU/kg 630 IU/kg 18.58 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.24 % 0.26 % 76 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.24 % 2.44 % 720 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.91 ppm 0.99 ppm 0.03 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 316.7 ppm 344.2 ppm 10.16 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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