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

Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with digestive, glucose, & weight management and is clinically tested nutrition for conditions that respond to fiber.

Read More

  • Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with digestive, glucose, & weight management and is clinically tested nutrition for conditions that respond to fiber.

    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for obese-prone dogs, dogs with fiber responsive disease or diabetes mellitus, or obese-prone dogs at risk for struvite uroliithiasis:

    Low Help avoid weight gain and lower lipid levels.
    Fiber Increased Weight management – Soluble and insoluble fiber to trigger satiety and maintain gastrointestinal health.
    Diabetes mellitus – Helps minimize blood glucose fluctuation,which may reduce insulin dosage.
    Colitis – Modifies bowel transit time.
    Constipation – Absorbs water and normalizes intestinal motility.
    Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while increasing lean muscle mass.
    Help limit the formation of struvite crystalluria and uroliths.
    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.


    • Obesity prevention, fiber-responsive disease, diabetes mellitus and struvite urolithiasis in obese-prone patients.


    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.
    • Patients with concurrent use of urinary acidifiers, debilitation, dehydration or who are underweight.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    • The nutrition of Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine is clinically proven for weight maintenance in dogs prone to weight gain.1,2


    Additional Info:

    • Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine is a low calorie, increased fiber, nutritionally balanced formula that helps reduce caloric intake in adult dogs that are less active, neutered, or otherwise prone to obesity. Insoluble fiber increases bulk and reduces hunger while lowering fat and caloric intake. Note: For successful weight control, full client cooperation must be obtained and all food intake must be strictly controlled.
    • Delivers effective carnitine levels to help convert fat into energy and build lean muscle mass.
    • Provides an optimal blend of soluble and insoluble fiber to trigger GI tract satiety signals and to fill the upper GI tract to give dogs a feeling of fullness.
    • Increased levels of dietary fiber may benefit patients with fiber-responsive disease such as diabetes, hyperlipidemia, colitis, diarrhea or constipation. Note:  Encourage increased water intake.
    • S+OXSHIELDTM: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

    Other Products to Consider

    • For dogs with hyperlipidemia or hyperlipidemic pancreatitis: Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine.
    • Providing low calorie, high fiber treats such as Prescription Diet® Treats helps ensure owner compliance.

  • 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.

    Weight Control

    Target Weight of Dog Weight Management Weight Control
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/4 cup (60 g) 7/8 cup (70 g)
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 1/4 cups (105 g) 1 1/2 cups (125 g)
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 3/4 cups (145 g) 2 cups (165 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 2 1/4 cups (185 g) 2 1/2 cups (205 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 3 cups (245 g) 3 1/3 cups (275 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 3 2/3 cups (300 g) 4 cups (330 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 4 1/4 cups (350 g) 4 3/4 cups (390 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 4 3/4 cups (390 g) 5 1/2 cups (450 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 5 1/2 cups (450 g) 6 1/4 cups (515 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 6 cups (490 g) 7 cups (575 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 7 1/4 cups (595 g) 8 1/4 cups (675 g)

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

    Whole Grain Wheat, Whole Grain Corn, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Sorghum, Soybean Mill Run, Chicken Liver Flavor, Pork Fat, Soybean Oil, Pork Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Caramel color, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, L-Lysine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Iodized Salt, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, L-Carnitine, Calcium Sulfate, DL-Methionine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

  • Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    2921 kcal/kg (240 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    Dry Matter2
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 17.2 18.9 5.9 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 8.3 9.1 2.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 15.3 16.8 5.2 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 46.1 50.6 15.8 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.64 0.70 219 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.21 0.23 72 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.61 0.67 209 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.090 0.099 31 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 648.3 ppm 712.4 ppm 22.19 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 128 ppm 140 ppm 4.37 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 647 IU/kg 711 IU/kg 22.15 IU / 100 kcal
    Insoluble Fiber 25.3 27.8 8.7 g / 100 kcal
    Soluble Fiber 1.4 1.5 0.5 g / 100 kcal
    Total Dietary Fiber 26.7 29.3 9.1 g / 100 kcal


    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® w/d® Canine contains oz. by weight.

Product Details