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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

w/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help stabilise blood glucose in the case of diabetes mellitus.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help stabilise blood glucose in the case of diabetes mellitus.

    These characteristics make Prescription Diet w/d dog food a useful nutritional aid for dogs with diabetes mellitus.

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Rapid glucose-releasing carbohydrates Low level Help regulate blood glucose level
    Soluble and insoluble Fibre Optimal blend Helps regulate blood glucose level
    Protein High-quality Help maintain lean muscle mass
    L-Carnitine Effective level Helps maintain lean muscle mass
    Fat & calories Appropriate levels Help maintain a healthy body weight
    Omega-3s from fish oil Added Helps break the cycle of inflammation associated with obesity and diabetes
    Antioxidants Added Support a healthy immune system

    Indications:

    Primary Indications: - Diabetes in normal weight or mildly overweight dogs Other Indications: - Cushing's syndrome - Insulinoma - Colitis (acute or chronic) - Constipation - Fibre responsive enteropathies (large bowel diarrhoea) - Flatulence - Histiocytic ulcerative colitis - Stress colitis - Struvite uroliths, reduce recurrence - Weight maintenance (obese-prone or post weight loss)

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs. Patients with concurrent use of urinary acidifiers, debilitation, dehydration or who are underweight.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    The nutrition of Prescription Diet w/d Canine is clinically tested for weight maintenance in dogs prone to weight gain.1

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet w/d Dog Food is a dietetic pet food specially formulated to help minimise blood glucose fluctuation, which may reduce insulin dosage. It also helps trigger satiety and give dogs a feeling of fullness to maintain weight. This nutrition is also formulated with balanced minerals and promotes a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite uroliths. 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 diabetes at a normal weight or mildly overweight: Prescription Diet Metabolic Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food, Prescription Diet Metabolic+Mobility 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 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 insulinoma: Prescription Diet a/d Dog/Cat Food, Prescription Diet l/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food - For patients with colitis (acute or chronic): Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food - For patients with stress colitis up to 14 kg: Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food, Prescription Diet GI Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food - For patients with stress colitis >14 kg: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food - For patients with histiocytic ulcerative colitis: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food - For patients with flatulence: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food, Prescription Diet z/d Dog Food - For patients with fibre responsive enteropathies (large bowel diarrhoea) or constipation: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet r/d Dog Food - To reduce recurrence of struvite uroliths: Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Dog Food, Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food - To reduce recurrence of struvite uroliths & weight maintenance: Prescription Diet c/d Multicare+Metabolic Dog Food

    References:

    1 Nelson RW, Duesberg CA, Ford SL, et al. Effect of dietary insoluble Fibre on control of glycemia in dogs with naturally acquired diabetes mellitus. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1998;212(3):380-386.


  • 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 + 10 g
    2 0.25 + 35 g
    4 0.5 + 50 g
    5 0.5 + 70 g
    10 1 + 100 g
    20 1 + 235 g
    30 2 + 250 g
    40 2 + 360 g
    50 2 + 465 g
    60+ 2 + 93 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 13 oz (370 g) cans
    1 1/3
    2 5/8
    4 1
    5 1 1/4
    10 2
    20 3 1/3
    30 4 1/2
    40 5 2/3
    50 6 2/3
    60+ 45 g per kg

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 13 oz (370 g) cans
    1 1/3
    2 5/8
    4 1
    5 1 1/4
    10 2
    20 3 1/3
    30 4 1/2
    40 5 2/3
    50 6 2/3
    60+ 45 g per kg

    Adult maintenance Mixed Feeding Guide

    Weight of Dog - kgs Amount per Day - 370 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.25 + 10 g
    2 0.25 + 35 g
    4 0.5 + 50 g
    5 0.5 + 70 g
    10 1 + 100 g
    20 1 + 235 g
    30 2 + 250 g
    40 2 + 360 g
    50 2 + 465 g
    60+ 2 + 93 g per 10 kgs

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Pork liver, chicken (8%), maize, cellulose, barley flour, digest, dried whole eggs, minerals, flaxseed, rice, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    317 kcal (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 75 %
    Protein 4.7 % 18.5 % 5.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 3 % 11.7 % 3.5 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 12.6 % 49.7 % 14.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 3.7 % 14.7 % 4.3 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.4 % 5.4 % 1.6 g / 100 kcal
    Starch 10.1 % 39.7 % 11.7 g / 100 kcal
    Total Dietary Fiber 7.5 % 29.3 % 8.7 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.17 % 0.69 % 203 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.14 % 0.56 % 166 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.24 % 0.96 % 284 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.07 % 0.26 % 76 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.025 % 0.099 % 29 mg / 100 kcal
    Lysine 0.29 % 1.14 % 337 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.04 % 0.15 % 44 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 12066 IU/kg 47503 IU/kg 1405 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 23 ppm 91 ppm 2.71 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 222 IU/kg 875 IU/kg 25.9 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 257 IU/kg 1013 IU/kg 29.96 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.005 % 0.021 % 6.3 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0 % 0 % 0 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.12 % 0.45 % 134 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.78 % 3.07 % 908 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.51 ppm 2 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 82.5 ppm 324.9 ppm 9.61 mg / 100 kcal
    Glucosamine 64 ppm 253 ppm 7 mg / 100 kcal
    Chondroitin Sulfate 153 ppm 602 ppm 18 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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