Hill's® Prescription Diet® Derm Defense™ Canine

Hill's first and only nutrition with Histaguard™ Complex - formulated to reduce signs of environmental allergies by disrupting the internal allergy response and creating a barrier against future episodes.

  • Your first defense against future allergy outbreaks with Histaguard™ Complex, a proprietary blend of bioactives and phytonutrients
  • Continuously normalizes immune response to allergens with natural sources of polyphenols
  • Support skin rejuvenation with vitamin A, zinc and essential fatty acids

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  • Hill's first and only nutrition with Histaguard™ Complex - formulated to reduce signs of environmental allergies by disrupting the internal allergy response and creating a barrier against future episodes.

    • Your first defense against future allergy outbreaks with Histaguard™ Complex, a proprietary blend of bioactives and phytonutrients
    • Continuously normalizes immune response to allergens with natural sources of polyphenols
    • Support skin rejuvenation with vitamin A, zinc and essential fatty acids

    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® Derm Defense™ veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with suspected non-food related skin conditions:


    Essential fatty acids High levels Helps disrupt pruritus and inflammation and helps to strengthen the skin barrier
    Quercetin Natural sources To help normalize a hyperactive immune response to environmental irritants
    Bioactives and polyphenols Natural sources To help reduce immediate and delayed hypersensitivity responses
    A, E and B complex vitamins and minerals including zinc Added Helps resist secondary infection
    Antioxidant blend of vitamins E & C and beta carotene Added Supports skin rejuvenation
    Magnesium
    Phosphorus
    Calcium
    Controlled To help reduce the risk of urinary stone formation

    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:

    • Non-food related skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, flea allergy dermatitis, contact dermatitis, non-specific dermatoses (environmental allergies)
    • Secondary infections to help aid wound healing

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs
    • Dogs with hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis

    Other Products to Consider

    • For use as an elimination diet (for maximum reliability in the identification of dietary sensitivity): Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine
    • To manage and eliminate adverse reactions to food: Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine or Prescription Diet® d/d® Canine
    • As a tasty, healthy and rewarding treat for dogs with environmental allergies, adverse reactions to food, inflammatory skin conditions, gastrointestinal disorders or for dogs on elimination feeding trials: Prescription Diet® Hypo Treats.

  • 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.

    • 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

    Weight of Dog Amount per Day
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 5/8 cup (60 g)
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 cup (95 g)
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 3/8 cups (130 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 2/3 cups (155 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 2 1/3 cups (220 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 3/4 cups (260 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 3 1/3 cups (315 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 4 cups (375 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 4 1/3 cups (405 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 4 3/4 cups (445 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 5 2/3 cups (535 g)

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's® Prescription Diet® Derm Defense™ Canine provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Brewers Rice, Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Sorghum, Cracked Pearled Barley, Pea Protein, Egg Product, Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Chicken Liver Flavor, Whole Grain Oats, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Pork Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Chicken Fat, Potassium Chloride, Lipoic Acid, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Calcium Carbonate, Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Natural Flavors, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene.

  • Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3680 kcal/kg (344 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 21.1 23.0 5.7 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 13.9 15.1 3.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.5 1.6 0.4 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 50.2 54.6 13.6 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.89 0.97 243 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.72 0.78 195 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.27 0.30 74 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.74 0.80 200 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.105 0.114 29 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 139 ppm 151 ppm 3.78 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 757 IU/kg 823 IU/kg 20.58 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.66 1.80 450 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.64 3.96 990 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.


    †An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's® Prescription Diet® Derm Defense™ Canine contains 3.3 oz. by weight.

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