Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET u/d Dog Food

Proven to help reduce urate, oxalate and cystine urolith formation in dogs.

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  • Key Benefits

    Proven to help reduce urate, oxalate and cystine urolith formation in dogs.


    KEY FEATURES   KEY BENEFITS
    Protein; Calcium; Nucleic acids Reduced For urolithiasis: Decreases urinary concentration of constituents of urate, oxalate and cystine uroliths.
    Target urinary pH Alkaline: pH 7.1 - 7.7 Discourages formation and aggregation of non-struvite crystals.
    Protein High quality & reduced For kidney disease: Reduces accumulation of toxic protein-breakdown products.
    Non-protein calories Increased Ensures adequate energy avoiding protein catabolism.
    Phosphorus Reduced Helps slow progression of kidney disease.
    Dietary buffering capacity Increased Helps counteract metabolic acidosis. Reduce the risk of muscle wasting.
    Sodium Reduced Helps slow progression of kidney disease. Helps limit fluid retention in early cardiac disorders..
    B-complex vitamins Increased Combats increased urinary losses due to polyuria.
    Copper Reduced Helps avoid copper toxicity due to defective elimination of copper by the liver.
    Vitamin E, Beta-carotene High Neutralises free radicals to help combat urolithiasis. Vitamin C is not supplemented because it is a precursor of oxalate.


    Indications:

    • Dissolution of urate and cystine uroliths
    • Reduction of urate, oxalate and cystine uroliths formation
    • Chronic kidney disease - advanced (IRIS stage 4)
    • Hepatic copper storage disease

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Cats
    • Puppies
    • Pregnant or lactating bitches
    • Dogs with struvite urolithiasis
    • Dogs with hypoalbuminaemia, hyperlipidaemia or pancreatitis, or with a history of, or at risk of, pancreatitis.
    • First 1-2 weeks after surgery

     

    Additional Info:

      • Dogs fed u/d™ Canine long term should be monitored for the development of protein depletion.

     


    Other Products to Consider

    Other products to consider

    • For chronic kidney disease (IRIS stages 1 - 3):
      Prescription Diet™ k/d™ Canine or Prescription Diet™ k/d™+Mobility
    • For struvite uroliths:
      Prescription Diet™ c/d™ Multicare 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 to maintain optimal body weight.

    MIXED FEEDING GUIDE

    Body weight (kg) Cans 370 g Dry grams
    2.5 1/3 15
    5 1/2 30
    10 1 35
    20 1 140
    30 2 110
    40 2 195
    50 2 280
    60 + 2 6 per kg

    Feeding Guide

    Body weight (kg) Dry grams
    2.5 45 - 65
    5 80 - 110
    10 130 - 185
    20 225 - 310
    30 300 - 420
    40 375 - 520
    50 445 - 615
    60 + 10 per kg

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Brewers' rice, maize starch, animal fat, dried whole egg, cellulose, minerals, digest, flaxseed, soybean oil, dried beet pulp, trace elements, L-carnitine, vitamins, taurine, and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3998 kcal/kg (400 kcal/100g)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 10.0 10.9 2.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 19.1 20.6 4.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 2.4 2.5 0.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 57.8 62.5 14.4 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.42 0.45 104 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.17 0.18 42 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.22 0.23 54 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.57 0.62 143 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.051 0.055 13 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.10 0.11 25 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 347.0 ppm 375.2 ppm 8.68 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 354 IU/kg 383 IU/kg 8.86 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.54 0.58 134 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.08 3.33 772 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 3.3 3.5 0.8 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 2.29 ppm 2.48 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    Moisture 7.5
    Sulphur 0.18 0.19 44.47 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 9657 IU/kg 10440 IU/kg 242 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 808 IU/kg 874 IU/kg 20.2 IU / 100 kcal

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