Hill's® Prescription Diet® Canine Metabolic

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.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® Metabolic Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for improving energy metabolism in obese or overweight pets.


    Proprietary bundle of synergistically effective nutrients High Provides appetite regulation, reduces inflammation and improves energy metabolism.
    Fiber High Soluble and insoluble fiber to trigger satiety, control appetite, and maintain gastrointestinal health.
    Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while sparing lean muscle mass, resulting in more effective weight loss.
    Lysine High Helps metabolize fat for energy production and maintain lean body mass.
    Antioxidants Added Defend cells from free radical oxidation, promoting a healthy immune system.

    Made in our own USA facilities with U.S. and imported ingredients.

    * 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:

    • 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


  • 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.

    Weight Control - using 13 oz (370 g) can

    Ideal Weight of Dog Weight Loss Weight Control
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/8 can 5/8 can
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 2/3 can 1 can
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 can 1 1/2 can
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/4 can 1 3/4 can
    30 lb (14 kg) 1 1/2 can 2 1/2 can
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 can 3 can
    50 lb (23 kg) 2 1/4 can 3 1/2 can
    60 lb (27 kg) 2 1/2 can 4 can
    70 lb (32 kg) 3 can 4 2/3 can
    80 lb (36 kg) 3 1/4 can 5 can
    100 lb (45 kg) 3 3/4 can 6 can

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's® Prescription Diet® Canine Metabolic provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Water, Pork Liver, Whole Grain Corn, Chicken, Powdered Cellulose, Rice, Pork by-Products, Dried Tomato Pomace, Flaxseed, Egg Whites, Coconut Oil, Calcium Carbonate, DL-Methionine, Potassium Chloride, Carrots, Lipoic Acid, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Leucine, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Taurine<(>,<)> minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate) <(>,<)> L-Carnitine<(>,<)> Beta-Carotene

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    322 kcal / 13 oz (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 7.2 28.1 8.4 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 3.4 13.4 4.0 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 4.0 15.5 4.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 9.5 37.3 11.1 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.20 0.80 238 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.15 0.59 177 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.10 0.38 113 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.21 0.84 249 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.024 0.093 28 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.23 0.90 269 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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