Hill's® Prescription Diet® Metabolic Canine Vegetable & Chicken Stew

Prescription Diet Metabolic pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and maintenance. Metabolic is clinically proven nutrition to naturally work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization. This reduces the need for clients to precisely measure the food to safely achieve weight loss success. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet Metabolic pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and maintenance. Metabolic is clinically proven nutrition to naturally work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization. This reduces the need for clients to precisely measure the food to safely achieve weight loss success. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months.


    * 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:

    • Overweight, obesity

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    • Clinically proven to reduce body weight by 13% in 2 months1
    • The nutrition of Metabolic is clinically proven to work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization.1
    • In an in-home feeding study 88% of pets experienced weight loss within 2 months.2
    • Maintains effective and safe rate of up to 1-2% body weight loss weekly during weight loss period.2

     

     

    Additional Info:

    • 86% of clients/dog owners would recommend the Metabolic formula to their friends with overweight dogs2
    •  A complete portfolio of dry food, canned food, and treats are designed to work together to ensure safe and healthy weight loss and easy weight maintenance.
    • Advanced weight management nutrition for multi-dog households
    • S+OXSHIELDTM: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

    Other Products to Consider

    • Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine to reach the target body weight. A dog should then be fed Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine, Science Diet® Adult Light, Science Diet® Adult Perfect Weight or Ideal Balance™ Slim & Healthy to maintain optimum body weight and avoid weight gain.

    References:

    1 Data on file, Hills Pet Nutrition, Inc
    2 Winner IHUT Weight Loss 67 day report -- Dogs and Cats



  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

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

    • Recommend feeding Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, and treats exclusively.
    • Determine the amount to feed based on the ideal weight rather than the current weight.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.
    • Veterinary supervised exercise may be beneficial in combination with weight loss programs.

    Feeding Guide

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Cans 354g Cans 354g
    2.5 1/2 1
    5 1 1 1/2
    10 1 2/3 2 2/3
    20 2 3/4 4 1/3
    30 3 3/4 6
    40 4 1/2 7 1/3
    50 + 1 per 10 kg 1 1/2 per 10 kg

    Mixed Feeding Guide

    FOR WEIGHT LOSS FOR WEIGHT MAINTENANCE
    Ideal Body Weight kg Cans 354g Dry grams Cans 354g Dry grams
    2.5 1/2 5 1/2 30
    5 1/2 35 1/2 80
    10 1 50 1 125
    20 1 135 1 260
    30 2 130 2 305
    40 2 220 2 415
    50 + 2 5 per kg 2 10 per kg

    Prescription Diet™ Metabolic Canine Stew is a complete dietetic pet food for the reduction of excessive body weight and maintenance of healthy weight in adult dogs. This dietetic pet food has a low energy density.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Flavoured with Chicken & Vegetables: Pork, cellulose, rice flour, maize starch, wheat gluten, chicken (1%), flaxseed, dried tomato pomace, dried carrot, peas, minerals, rice, fish oil, carrot powder, vitamins and trace elements. Total vegetables 3%.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    248 kcal / 12.5 oz (354 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 5.8 29.2 8.4 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 2.4 12.0 3.4 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 2.5 12.4 3.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 8.1 40.4 11.5 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.20 1.00 286 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.13 0.67 190 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.08 0.40 114 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.19 0.94 267 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.016 0.078 22 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.02 0.10 35 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 36 ppm 178 ppm 5.09 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 187 IU/kg 934 IU/kg 26.69 IU / 100 kcal
    DHA 0.022 0.108 30.9 mg / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.030 0.151 43.1 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.31 1.57 448 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.42 2.09 597 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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