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.
    • 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 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

    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 1/4 cups (320 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)

    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.

    Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Chicken Liver, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Glyceryl Monostearate, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), DL-Methionine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3569 kcal/kg (354 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 17.6 19.1 4.9 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 13.3 14.4 3.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 4.0 4.4 1.1 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 52.1 56.7 14.6 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.75 0.82 210 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.54 0.58 150 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.23 0.25 64 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.74 0.80 206 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.055 0.060 15 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 101 ppm 109 ppm 2.82 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 874 IU/kg 950 IU/kg 24.49 IU / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-6 FA 4.08 4.43 1142 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.


    †An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's® Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine contains oz. by weight.

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