Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET r/d Dog Food with Chicken

A low fat, high fibre food for weight loss in dogs. Specially formulated to satisfy a dog's hunger whilst losing weight.

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  • Key Benefits

    A low fat, high fibre food for weight loss in dogs. Specially formulated to satisfy a dog's hunger whilst losing weight.


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Energy; Fat Low Stored body fat is used to meet energy needs resulting in weight loss.
    Fibre High Obesity: provides increased dietary bulk which aids satiety and avoids hunger. Diabetes mellitus: helps minimise blood glucose fluctuation which may reduce insulin dosage. Colitis: modifies bowel transit time. Constipation: absorbs water and increases intestinal motility.
    L-Carnitine Supplemented Increases conversion of fat to energy.
    L-Lysine Supplemented Helps preserve lean muscle mass.
    Superior antioxidant formula Added Helps neutralise free radicals that increase in obese animals.


    Indications:

    • Obesity
    • Fibre-responsive diseases in overweight dogs: diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia, colitis and constipation 

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Cats
    • Puppies
    • Pregnant or lactating bitches
    • Dogs that are debilitated or underweight, dehydrated, or with increased energy requirements

     

    Additional Info:

    Weight loss

    • Realistic weight loss is approximately 1 % of body weight per week.
    • The feeding amounts shown may sometimes need to be decreased to produce optimal weight loss.
    • Full client co-operation should be obtained and food intake strictly controlled. Hill's provides client information to help successful weight loss; contact your Hill's representative for assistance.
    • After reaching the target body weight, a dog should be fed Prescription Diet™ Canine w/d™  to maintain its ideal weight. 
    • The use of a unique nutrient combination to down-regulate the expression of genes associated with fat accumulation

    Constipation

    • Ensure sufficient water intake.

    Other Products to Consider

    Other products to consider:

    For weight maintenance after weight loss for dogs with fibre responsive conditions: Prescription Diet™ Canine w/d™ 

    For weight loss and maintenance: Prescription Diet™ Metabolic Canine 

    For management of osteoarthritis and weight loss or maintenance: Prescription Diet™ Metabolic+Mobility Canine 

    For management of urinary health and weight loss or maintenance: Prescription Diet™ Metabolic+Urinary Canine 


  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary.  Adjust the feeding amount as necessary.

    To correct obesity, the amount to be fed should be based on the estimated ideal weight (target weight) and not the weight when obese.

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS
    Ideal Body Weight kg Can 350g Dry grams
    2.5 1/2 5
    5 1/2 35
    10 1 45
    20 1 130
    30 2 125
    40 2 195
    50 2 260
    60 2 320
    70 + 2 5 per kg

    Feeding Guide

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS
    Ideal Body Weight kg Dry grams
    2.5 45
    5 75
    10 125
    20 210
    30 290
    40 355
    50 420
    60 485
    70 + 8 per kg

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS
    Ideal Body Weight kg Can 350g Dry grams
    2.5 1/2 + 5
    5 1/2 + 35
    10 1 + 45
    20 1 + 130
    30 2 + 125
    40 2 + 195
    50 + 2 + 5 per kg

  • 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)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 30.9 33.6 9.9 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 10.4 11.3 3.3 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 12.2 13.2 3.9 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 32.8 35.7 10.5 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.87 0.94 279 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.61 0.66 196 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.27 0.30 88 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.84 0.91 269 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.098 0.106 31 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.10 0.11 33 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 316.6 ppm 344.2 ppm 10.16 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 101 ppm 110 ppm 3.24 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 342 IU/kg 371 IU/kg 10.96 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.24 0.26 76 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.24 2.44 719 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 5.6 6.1 1.8 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 3.82 ppm 4.15 ppm 0.12 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 8.0
    Vitamin A 9720 IU/kg 10565 IU/kg 312 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 730 IU/kg 793 IU/kg 23.4 IU / 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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