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

Complement your treatment protocol with Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® pet 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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  • Key Benefits

    Complement your treatment protocol with Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® pet 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 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:

    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
    • S+OXSHIELDTM: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

     


    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 feedingPrescription Diet® Treats while still maintaining appropriate nutrient profile to aid in the management of the underlying disease

    References:

    1 Fritsch D, Allen TA, Dodd CE, et al. Dose -- titration effects of fish oil in osteoarthritic dogs, J Vet Intern Med 2010;24:1020--1026.
    2 Roush JK, Cross AR, Renberg WC, et al. Evaluation of the effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010; 236: 67-73.
    3 Fritsch DA, Allen TA, Dodd CE, et al. A multicenter study of the effect of a therapeutic food supplemented with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on the carprofen dosage in dogs with osteoarthritis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010; 236: 535-539.
    4 Roush JK, Dodd CE, Fritsch DA, et al. Multicenter veterinary practice assessment of the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on osteoarthritis in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010; 236: 59-66.
    5 Caterson B, Little CB, Cramp J, et al, The modulation of canine articular cartilage degradation by omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids, Proceedings, North American Veterinary Conference, 2005.


  • 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.

    • Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period
    • Use within 60 days after opening.

    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 (100 g)
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/3 cups (130 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 2/3 cups (165 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 2 1/4 cups (225 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 3/4 cups (270 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 3 1/3 cups (330 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 3 3/4 cups (370 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 4 1/4 cups (420 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 4 2/3 cups (460 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 5 1/2 cups (545 g)

    Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Whole Grain Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Flaxseed, Soybean Mill Run, Brewers Rice, Soybean Meal, Pork Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, 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), L-Threonine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, L-Tryptophan, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Chondroitin Sulfate, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3868 kcal/kg (353 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 17.7 19.2 4.6 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 15.1 16.5 3.9 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 7.7 8.3 2.0 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 47.2 51.3 12.2 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.58 0.64 151 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.18 0.20 47 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.73 0.80 190 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.132 0.144 34 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 320.8 ppm 348.7 ppm 8.29 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 184 ppm 200 ppm 4.75 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 512 IU/kg 557 IU/kg 13.25 IU / 100 kcal
    EPA 0.415 0.451 107.3 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 3.18 3.45 821 mg / 100 kcal
    Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) 2.31 2.51 597.7 mg / 100 kcal

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