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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

w/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet w/d Dry 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 Dry 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 dry 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 Supports 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

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 370 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.25 + 10 g
    2 0.5 + 10 g
    4 0.5 + 50 g
    5 0.5 + 70 g
    10 1 + 100 g
    20 1 + 235 g
    30 2 + 255 g
    40 2 + 365 g
    50 2 + 465 g
    60+ 2 + 93 g per 10 kgs

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - grams
    1 35
    2 60
    4 100
    5 120
    10 200
    20 335
    30 450
    40 560
    50 665
    60+ 119 per 10 kgs

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    with Chicken: Wheat, maize, chicken (9%) and turkey meal, cellulose, maize gluten meal, digest, pea bran meal, animal fat, dried beet pulp, barley, oats, soybean oil, minerals, fish oil, L-carnitine, vitamins, trace elements and beta-carotene. With a natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    3176 kcal/kg (318 kcal/100g)

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 8 %
    Protein 20.8 % 22.6 % 6.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 11.3 % 12.3 % 3.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 42.4 % 46.1 % 13.4 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 12.4 % 13.5 % 3.9 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 5 % 5.5 % 1.6 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.85 % 0.92 % 268 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.61 % 0.67 % 193 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.68 % 0.74 % 214 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.23 % 0.25 % 72 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.096 % 0.104 % 30 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 9282 IU/kg 10090 IU/kg 292 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 99 ppm 107 ppm 3.11 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 724 IU/kg 787 IU/kg 22.8 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 593 IU/kg 645 IU/kg 18.68 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.59 % 0.64 % 185 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.56 % 2.79 % 807 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.71 ppm 0.78 ppm 0.02 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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