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

Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and is clinically tested nutrition for healthy weight loss in just 8 weeks.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and is clinically tested nutrition for healthy weight loss in just 8 weeks.


    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:

    Obesity, diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia.

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.
    • Patients with moderate to advanced heart failure, kidney disease, hepatic disease, debilitation, hypermetabolism, dehydration or underweight.

    Additional Info:

    • Suggested feeding amounts may sometimes need to be decreased to produce optimum weight loss. Note: Encourage increased water intake. Veterinary supervised exercise may be beneficial in combination with weight loss.
    • For optimum results, full client cooperation must be obtained, and all food intake must be strictly controlled. After reaching the target body weight, a dog should be fed Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine or Science Diet® Adult Light Canine to avoid weight gain and maintain optimum body weight.

    Other Products to Consider

    • For dogs with fiber-responsive disease: Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine.
    • Prescription Diet Treats are an excellent nutritional complement to r/d Canine.

  • 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 the recommended Prescription Diet® dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.
    • FOR WEIGHT LOSS: Determine the amount to feed based on the TARGET WEIGHT rather than the current weight.
    • FOR NON-OBESE PATIENTS WITH HYPERLIPIDEMIA OR OTHER FIBER RESPONSIVE DISEASES: Non-obese dogs fed r/d® Canine should be monitored to ensure proper body weight is maintained. Increase food amounts accordingly.

    Weight control

    Ideal Weight of Dog - lbs (kgs) Amount per day - 12.3 oz (350 g) cans - weight loss Amount per day - 12.3 oz (350 g) cans - adult maintenance
    5 (2,3) 3/8 2/3
    10 (4,5) 3/4 1 1/4
    15 (6,8) 1 1 1/2
    20 (9,1) 1 1/4 2
    30 (14) 1 2/3 2 2/3
    40 (18) 2 3 1/3
    50 (23) 2 1/2 4
    60 (27) 2 3/4 4 1/2
    70 (32) 3 1/4 5
    80 (36) 3 1/2 5 1/2
    100 (45) 4 6 1/2
    120 (54) 4 2/3 7 1/2

    This product is intended for intermittent feeding only.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Water, Pork Liver, Pork By-Products, Rice, Soybean Mill Run, Pea Protein, Soybean Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Oil, Chicken Liver Flavor, Leucine, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, DL-Methionine, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), L-Threonine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    299 kcal / 12.3 oz (350 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 8.7 33.4 10.1 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 2.2 8.6 2.6 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 3.3 12.6 3.8 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 10.3 39.9 12.1 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.18 0.71 216 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.15 0.58 177 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.08 0.32 96 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.25 0.96 290 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.034 0.133 40 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.10 0.40 120 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 0.75 2.91 883 mg / 100 kcal
    Ash 1.4 5.5 1.7 g / 100 kcal
    Beta-Carotene 0.88 ppm 3.41 ppm 0.10 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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