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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

k/d Stew for Dogs

Hill's Prescription Diet k/d is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Prescription Diet k/d is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life. 1,2,3


In addition to high levels of essential amino acids and L-carnitine, increasing caloric intake will support the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily. 4


This food is made with chicken and added vegetables and has an irresistible taste that dogs love.

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  • Key Benefits

    Hill's Prescription Diet k/d is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Prescription Diet k/d is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life. 1,2,3


    In addition to high levels of essential amino acids and L-carnitine, increasing caloric intake will support the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily. 4


    This food is made with chicken and added vegetables and has an irresistible taste that dogs love.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet k/d dog food a useful nutritional aid for dogs with kidney disease:

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Phosphorus & Sodium Reduced Help slow the progression of chronic kidney disease
    Omega-3s (EPA/DHA) from fish oil Added Helps fight kidney inflammation
    Essential Amino Acids Increased Help the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily
    L-Carnitine Increased Helps improve utilization of fat to avoid muscle breakdown for energy
    Antioxidants Added Defend cells from free radical oxidation, promoting a healthy immune system.
    B-complex vitamins Added Help compensate for urinary losses due to kidney disease.

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD):

    • IRIS Stages 3-4
    • All IRIS stages with proteinuria

    - Acute kidney insult

    - Uraemic encephalopathy

    - Leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD


    Other Indications:

    - CKD IRIS Stages 1-2 (non-proteinuric)

    - Hepatic encephalopathy

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Patients with hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Feeding the nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d to dogs with early IRIS Stage 3 chronic kidney disease for 2 years versus a typical adult grocery food was associated with significant benefits including significantly delayed onset of uremic crises by approximately 5 months, living 3 times longer, and improved quality of life (72% less likely to suffer clinical signs associated with kidney disease).1,2

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet k/d has increased dietary buffering capacity. This helps counteract the tendency for metabolic acidosis, a common complication as kidney disease progresses.


    Ideal for long-term feeding of dogs with kidney disease.

    Dry and canned formulas can be mixed or fed concurrently.


    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 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) IRIS Stage 2 (non-proteinuric), IRIS Stages 3-4, and all IRIS stages with proteinuria: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

    - For patients with CKD and concurrent osteoarthritis: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with acute kidney insult: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

    - For patients with uremic encephalopathy: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food, Prescription Diet u/d Dog Food

    - For patients with early Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) IRIS Stage 1 (non-proteinuric): Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food

    - For patients with hepatic encephalopathy: Prescription Diet l/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet u/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet k/d Early Stage Dog Food

    - For patients with leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD: Prescription Diet k/d+Mobility Dog Food


    References:

    1 Jacob F, Polzin DJ, Osborne CA, et al. Clinical evaluation of dietary modification for treatment of spontaneous chronic renal failure in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2002; 220:1163-70.


    2 Jacob F, Osborne C, Polzin D. Effect of dietary modification on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in dogs with spontaneous chronic renal failure. (Abstr) Proceedings ACVIM, Minneapolis, MN 2004:828.


    3 Hall J. et al, A longitudinal study on the acceptance and effects of a therapeutic renal food in pet dogs with IRIS-Stage 1 chronic kidney disease. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr. 2017;1–11.


    4 Hill's Data on File. Clinical Report of feeding studies to validate the increased caloric intake and taste acceptance for Prescription Diet k/d Canine among dogs with renal insufficiency.


  • 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

    Weight of Dog — lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - 5.5 oz (156 g) cans
    5 (2,3) 1 1/3
    10 (4,5) 2 1/4
    15 (6,8) 3
    20 (9,1) 3 3/4
    30 (14) 5 1/4
    40 (18) 6 1/2
    50 (23) 7 2/3
    60 (27) 8 3/4
    70 (32) 9 3/4
    80 (36) 11
    100 (45) 13
    120 (54) 14 3/4

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog — lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - 12.5 oz (354 g) cans
    5 (2,3) 5/8
    10 (4,5) 1
    15 (6,8) 1 1/3
    20 (9,1) 1 2/3
    30 (14) 2 1/3
    40 (18) 2 3/4
    50 (23) 3 1/3
    60 (27) 4
    70 (32) 4 1/3
    80 (36) 4 3/4
    100 (45) 5 2/3
    120 (54) 6 1/2

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Stew with Chicken & added Vegetables: Chicken (5%), rice flour, animal fat, various sugars, pork liver, rice starch, dried eggs, minerals, rice, dried carrots, cellulose, digest, dried beet pulp, flaxseed, fish oil, dried peas, vitamins, dried egg yolks and trace elements. Total vegetables (1.1%).

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    344.4 kcal (354 g) פחיות, 151.8 kcal (156 g) פחיות

    רכיב תכולה ב-% במזון1
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Moisture 78 %
    Protein 3.6 % 16.1 % 3.7 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 5.2 % 23.5 % 5.3 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 11.6 % 52.4 % 11.9 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.8 % 3.4 % 0.8 g / 100 kcal
    Ash 1 % 4.5 % 1 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.17 % 0.76 % 173 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorus 0.07 % 0.31 % 71 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.22 % 0.99 % 225 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.04 % 0.2 % 45 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.034 % 0.155 % 35 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin A 9695 IU/kg 43814 IU/kg 996 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 40 ppm 181 ppm 4.11 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin D 293 IU/kg 1323 IU/kg 30.1 IU / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 216 IU/kg 974 IU/kg 22.16 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.29 % 1.29 % 294 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.84 % 3.8 % 864 mg / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 1.75 ppm 7.92 ppm 0.18 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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