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

Complement your treatment protocol with Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® dog food and reduce NSAID dosage by 25%. Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® is nutrition that goes beyond the pain by targeting the cause of arthritis and works with NSAIDs to reduce inflammation. Catching arthritis early and starting a treatment plan including Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® and NSAIDs can prevent the need for more aggressive treatments later.

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  • Complement your treatment protocol with Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® dog food and reduce NSAID dosage by 25%. Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® is nutrition that goes beyond the pain by targeting the cause of arthritis and works with NSAIDs to reduce inflammation. Catching arthritis early and starting a treatment plan including Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® and NSAIDs can prevent the need for more aggressive treatments later.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with arthritis:


    Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)
    Alpha-linolenic Acid (ALA)
    High Fatty acids work to interrupt the degradation of cartilage.
    Glucosamine
    Chondroitin
    Added Provides building blocks for cartilage repair.
    Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass.
    Antioxidants Added Defends 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:

    Arthritis (osteoarthritis)

    Signs:

    • Hesitates to go up and down stairs
    • Lagging behind or tiring easily during walks
    • Prefers to lie down rather than sit or stand
    • Stiffness, especially after resting
    • Whimpers, growls or snaps when touched in the affected area

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine is clinically proven nutrition to reduce pain in dogs with arthritis.1-3 In a university study, 82% of dogs fed j/d Canine experienced improvement in weight bearing ability measured by peak vertical force (force plate gait analysis.) 2
    • Prescription Diet® j/d Canine is clinically proven nutrition to help dogs with arthritis walk and run better, play better and climb stairs more easily. 1-4

     

    Additional Info:

    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine has high levels of omega-3 fatty acid to reduce inflammation.2
    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine contains EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid, which interrupts the degradation of cartilage4,5
    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine is clinically tested to reduce NSAID dosage by 25%.3

    Other Products to Consider

    • For obese dogs with arthritis, feed Prescription Diet® Metabolic + Mobility Canine until ideal weight is achieved, then consider transitioning to ''j/d Canine.''
    • Up to 10% of the daily energy needs can be met by feeding Prescription Diet® Treats while still maintaining appropriate nutrient profile to aid in the management of the underlying disease

    References:

    • Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine is clinically proven nutrition to reduce pain in dogs with arthritis.1-3 In a university study, 82% of dogs fed j/d Canine experienced improvement in weight bearing ability measured by peak vertical force (force plate gait analysis.) 2
    • Prescription Diet® j/d Canine is clinically proven nutrition to help dogs with arthritis walk and run better, play better and climb stairs more easily. 1-4


  • 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 - using 13 oz (370 g) can

    Weight of Dog - lb (kg) Amount per Day
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/8 can
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 3/4 can
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 can
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/4 cans
    30 lb (14 kg) 1 2/3 cans
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 cans
    50 lb (23 kg) 2 1/2 cans
    60 lb (27 kg) 2 3/4 cans
    70 lb (32 kg) 3 1/4 cans
    80 lb (36 kg) 3 1/2 cans
    100 lb (45 kg) 4 cans
    120 lb (54 kg) 4 2/3 cans

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

    Water, Rice, Lamb Liver, Pork By-Products, Flaxseed, Whole Grain Corn, Lamb, Cracked Pearled Barley, Fish Oil, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid), Choline Chloride, L-Lysine, Iron Oxide color, Taurine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), Glucosamine Hydrochloride, L-Carnitine, Chondroitin Sulfate, Beta-Carotene.

  • Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    477 kcal / 13 oz (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 6.1 19.6 4.8 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 5.8 18.3 4.5 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.3 4.1 1.0 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 16.7 53.1 12.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.23 0.73 177 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.19 0.60 147 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.08 0.25 61 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.24 0.76 185 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.035 0.112 27 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.03 0.10 26 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 111.5 ppm 354.9 ppm 8.65 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 48 ppm 152 ppm 3.70 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 270 IU/kg 858 IU/kg 20.91 IU / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.224 0.712 173.5 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.25 3.99 973 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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