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Hill's® Prescription Diet® h/d® Canine

For the Nutritional Management of Dogs with Heart Disease
Heart disease and heart failure are conditions frequently found in aging dogs. Typically, heart disease can cause the heart to become enlarged, leading to fluid retention and discomfort for your dog. Fluid retention is in response to a less efficient heart muscle and can be made a bigger problem with foods that are high in sodium. Prescription Diet® h/d® Canine dog food is formulated to help manage dogs with the symptoms of heart disease and related fluid retention. The nutritional formulation of Prescription Diet® h/d® may also be useful for dogs with a variety of conditions.

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  • Key Benefits

    For the Nutritional Management of Dogs with Heart Disease
    Heart disease and heart failure are conditions frequently found in aging dogs. Typically, heart disease can cause the heart to become enlarged, leading to fluid retention and discomfort for your dog. Fluid retention is in response to a less efficient heart muscle and can be made a bigger problem with foods that are high in sodium. Prescription Diet® h/d® Canine dog food is formulated to help manage dogs with the symptoms of heart disease and related fluid retention. The nutritional formulation of Prescription Diet® h/d® may also be useful for dogs with a variety of conditions.


    Indications:

    Cardiovascular disease, hypertension (primary), ascites/edema (fluid retention), and heartworm disease.

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.
    • Patients with sodium depletion states (e.g. vomiting, diarrhea), hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.

    Additional Info:

    • Electrolyte levels are compatible with both diuretic and ACE inhibitor therapy.
    • Prescription Diet® h/d® Canine contains moderate levels of potassium. Although dogs on diuretics may lose potassium through the urine, those receiving angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors may excrete less potassium.
    • Increased energy levels improve nutrient intake with smaller portions of food.

    Other Products to Consider

    • For patients with heart disease or ascites/edema: Prescription Diet® g/d® Canine or k/d® Canine.
    • For patients with heart failure: Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine.
    • For patients with hypertension (primary): Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine.
    • Prescription Diet® Treats are an excellent nutritional complement to h/d Canine.

  • DAILY Feeding Guide

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    • Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.

    Adult maintenance - using 13 oz (370 g) can

    Weight of Dog - (kg) Amount per Day
    1 kg 1/4 can
    2 kg 3/8 can
    4 kg 2/3 can
    5 kg 3/4 can
    10 kg 1 1/3 cans
    20 kg 2 1/4 cans
    30 kg 3 cans
    40 kg 3 2/3 cans
    50 kg 4 1/3 cans
    60 kg 5 cans

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Water, Chicken, Pork Liver, Whole Grain Corn, Rice, Chicken Fat, Sugar, Chicken Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Potassium Citrate, L-Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Oxide, Taurine, L-Tryptophan, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    482 kcal / 13 oz (370 g) פחיות

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 4.8 17.2 3.7 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 7.5 27.0 5.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.3 0.9 0.2 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 14.2 51.2 10.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.18 0.65 139 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.13 0.48 102 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.03 0.10 21 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.21 0.75 160 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.042 0.150 32 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.05 0.18 35 mg / 100 kcal

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