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

Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help dogs with skin and food sensitivities and is clinically proven nutrition to improve GI signs in 21 days and derm signs in 30 days.help avoid adverse reactions to food.

  • Increased Vitamin E and antioxidants for improved skin and coat, plus natural fiber for firmer stools
  • Crafted with highly hydrolyzed chicken protein and a single purified carbohydrate source
  • Simply pure: no intact animal proteins, soy protein, artificial flavors, preservatives, gluten, lactose or chicken by-product meal

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help dogs with skin and food sensitivities and is clinically proven nutrition to improve GI signs in 21 days and derm signs in 30 days.help avoid adverse reactions to food.

    • Increased Vitamin E and antioxidants for improved skin and coat, plus natural fiber for firmer stools
    • Crafted with highly hydrolyzed chicken protein and a single purified carbohydrate source
    • Simply pure: no intact animal proteins, soy protein, artificial flavors, preservatives, gluten, lactose or chicken by-product meal

    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with adverse reactions to food or certain gastrointestinal disorders:


    Protein Hydrolyzed Highly digestible animal protein source; no intact animal protein.
    Carbohydrate Single source A single, highly digestible carbohydrate source helps avoid common food allergens..
    Omega-6 Fatty Acids Added Helps nourish the skin and coat.
    Antioxidants High levels Helps maintain a healthy immune system and the skin barrier protection.

    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:

    • Adverse reactions to food (food allergy or intolerance)
    • Gastrointestinal disorders

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Additional Info:

    • The hydrolyzed animal protein source and a single, highly digestible carbohydrate source (starch) help avoid common food allergens
    • Pruritic dermatitis, chronic otitis externa: Adverse food reactions in dogs typically occur as non-seasonal pruritic dermatitis. Many dogs with adverse food reactions only have clinical signs of chronic otitis externa.
    • Chronic gastroenteritis, chronic colitis: Adverse food reactions can result in chronic vomiting and/or diarrhea associated with gastrointestinal inflammation. Mildly affected dogs may only show an increase in the number of bowel movements or may have occasional vomiting.
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Adverse reactions to food may be associated with IBD. Prescription Diet z/d products may be helpful for dogs with inflammatory bowel disease.

    Other Products to Consider

    • For dogs with adverse reactions to food: Prescription Diet® d/d® Canine
    • For dogs with colitis, gastroenteritis (acute or chronic), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or vomiting (acute or chronic): Prescription Diet® i/d® Canine.
    • For dogs with chronic food-responsive enteropathies, antibiotic responsive diarrhea or mild inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Prescription Diet i/d Sensitive Canine.
    • For dogs with non-food related skin conditions: Prescription Diet® Derm Defense™ Canine
    • As a tasty, healthy and rewarding treat for dogs with adverse reactions to food, inflammatory skin conditions, or gastrointestinal disorders: Prescription Diet® Hypo Treats.

  • 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.

    Adult maintenance - using 5.5 oz (156 g) can

    Weight of Dog - lb (kg) Amount per Day
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 1 1/3 cans
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 2 1/3 cans
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 3 1/4 cans
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 4 cans
    30 lb (14 kg) 5 1/3 cans
    40 lb (18 kg) 6 2/3 cans
    50 lb (23 kg) 7 3/4 cans
    60 lb (27 kg) 9 cans
    70 lb (32 kg) 10 cans
    80 lb (36 kg) 11 1/4 cans
    100 lb (45 kg) 13 1/4 cans
    120 lb (54 kg) 15 1/4 cans

    Adult maintenance - using 13 oz (370 g) can

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

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's® Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Water, Hydrolyzed Chicken Liver, Corn Starch, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid), Potassium Citrate, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), Magnesium Oxide, L-Tryptophan, Taurine, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    148 kcal / 5.5 oz (156 g) can, 352 kcal / 13 oz (370 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 4.9 20.0 5.2 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 3.5 14.1 3.6 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 1.2 5.0 1.3 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 13.8 56.2 14.5 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.17 0.71 182 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.13 0.54 140 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.08 0.31 79 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.19 0.79 204 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.018 0.073 19 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.03 0.12 31 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 5.1 ppm 20.6 ppm 0.53 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 63 ppm 257 ppm 6.64 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 211 IU/kg 859 IU/kg 22.21 IU / 100 kcal
    Arginine 0.30 1.24 320 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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