Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

z/d Dog Food

Prescription Diet z/d Dog Food is clinically proven to reduce skin & digestive signs from food intolerances. Fortified with Hill's ActivBiome+ ingredient technology, a proprietary blend of prebiotics, clinically shown to rapidly nourish the gut microbiome to support digestive health and well-being.


Hydrolysed animal protein to help minimise signs of adverse food reactions

Increased levels of essential fatty acids & high levels of vitamin E help promote a healthy skin barrier

With a proven blend of prebiotic fibres that helps provide excellent stool quality

Helps support a healthy immune system

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet z/d Dog Food is clinically proven to reduce skin & digestive signs from food intolerances. Fortified with Hill's ActivBiome+ ingredient technology, a proprietary blend of prebiotics, clinically shown to rapidly nourish the gut microbiome to support digestive health and well-being.


    Hydrolysed animal protein to help minimise signs of adverse food reactions

    Increased levels of essential fatty acids & high levels of vitamin E help promote a healthy skin barrier

    With a proven blend of prebiotic fibres that helps provide excellent stool quality

    Helps support a healthy immune system


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet z/d dog food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with adverse food reactions or certain gastrointestinal disorders:


    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Protein Hydrolyzed Highly digestible animal protein source; no intact animal protein.
    Vitamin E & Essential fatty acids High levels Helps promote a healthy skin barrier to help with food-related causes of skin irritation.
    ActiveBiome+ exclusive blend of prebiotic Fibres Added Works quickly to promote healthy stool and help improve digestion. Nourishes the microbiome to release beneficial antiinflammatory and antioxidant compounds. Helps support digestive health and well-being.
    Clinically proven antioxidants Added Supports a healthy immune system

    * 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - if you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Adverse food reactions (AFR) & elimination diet

    - Otitis externa (chronic)

    - Protein losing enteropathy (PLE) without lymphangiectasia


    Other Indications:

    - Pruritic dermatitis

    - Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)

    - Flatulence

    - Forms of chronic enteropathy (inflammatory bowel disease):

    • Food responsive
    • Antibiotic responsive
    • Steroid responsive

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

     

    Additional Info:

    Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET z/d Dog Food is a complete dietetic pet food for reduction of ingredient and nutrient intolerances in adult dogs. This dietetic pet food contains a selected carbohydrate source and a hydrolysed protein source. Adverse food reactions in dogs typically occur as non-seasonal pruritic dermatitis. Prescription Diet z/d Dry Dog Foods can help aid in the management of pruritic dermatitis, chronic otitis externa, chronic gastroenteritis or colitis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


    ActivBiome+ ingredient technology is a proprietary blend of prebiotics shown to rapidly nourish the gut microbiome to support digestive health and well-being


    S+OX SHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite and calcium oxalate crystals.


    Other Products to Consider

    - For patients with adverse food reactions (AFR) or require a food elimination diet: Prescription Diet Derm Complete Dog Food, Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food

    - For patients with chronic otitis externa or pruritic dermatitis: Prescription Diet Derm Complete Dog Food, Prescription Diet Derm Defense Dog Food, Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet j/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet Metabolic + Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with protein losing enteropathy (PLE) without lymphangiectasia: Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food, Prescription Diet a/d Dog/Cat Food

    - For patents with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI): Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Stress Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Dog Food

    - For patients with forms of chronic enteropathies (inflammatory bowel disease) including food responsive enteropathy, antibiotic responsive diarrhoea, or steroid responsive enteropathy: Prescription Diet Gastrointestinal Biome Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Dog Food, Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Dog Food, Prescription Diet i/d 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 w/d Dog Food


  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Provide specific feeding instructions for your patient.

    Daily Feeding Recommendations are only a guide and a place to start.

    Grams are the most accurate form of measurement; cups are estimated from grams.

    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.

    Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & Prescription Diet Hypo Treats.


    Please note - for customers who have previously fed this diet prior to the inclusion of ActivBiome+ technology, it is recommended you transition your pet to the upgraded formula over a 7 day period.

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 370 g cans Amount per Day - grams
    1 0.25 + 5 g
    2 0.25 + 30 g
    4 0.5 + 40 g
    5 0.5 + 55 g
    10 1 + 75 g
    20 1 + 200 g
    30 2 + 205 g
    40 2 + 305 g
    50 2 + 395 g
    60+ 2 + 8 g per kg

    Adult maintenance

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

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Original: Chicken liver hydrolysate, maize starch, ground pecan shell, minerals, soybean oil, flaxseed, dried beet pulp, dried citrus pulp, fish oil, cellulose, coconut oil, dried cranberries, vitamins and trace elements.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    357 kcal (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 76 %
    Protein 5.2 % 21.2 % 5.4 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 3.9 % 16 % 4.1 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 12.8 % 52.2 % 13.3 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.2 % 4.8 % 1.2 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.4 % 5.6 % 1.4 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.2 % 0.83 % 212 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.14 % 0.59 % 149 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.21 % 0.85 % 216 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.08 % 0.31 % 80 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.02 % 0.08 % 20 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 14947 IU/kg 61009 IU/kg 1549 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 46 ppm 187 ppm 4.74 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 376 IU/kg 1535 IU/kg 39 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 198 IU/kg 808 IU/kg 20.51 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.3 % 1.21 % 308 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.99 % 4.03 % 1024 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.6 ppm 2.43 ppm 0.06 mg / 100 kcal

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