For the Nutritional Management of Dogs with Liver Disease, hepatic encephelopathy and copper storage disease.
Your dog's liver is its largest internal organ and is responsible for ridding the body of toxins and many other functions. Prescription Diet© l/d© dog food was created by veterinarians specifically for the nutritional management of dogs with liver disorders that cause reduced liver function. It is highly digestible, with high quality protein sources that reduce the liver workload and aid in the regeneration of liver tissue. Added antioxidant nutrients like Vitamin E, Vitamin C and selenium, help combat oxidative stress. The nutritional formulation of Prescription Diet© l/d© may also be useful for pets with a variety of conditions.
Product Characteristics for Hill's Prescription Diet l/d Canine Hepatic Health Canned Food:
These characteristics make ''Prescription Diet© l/d Canine©'' veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy and copper storage disease:
Protein-Highly digestible, High quality:
Reduces liver workload. Helps healing and regeneration of liver tissue.
Delivers branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) and aromatic amino acids (AAA) in an appropriate ratio to decrease production of ammonia and other nitrogenous by-products.
Defend cells from free radicals, promoting a healthy immune system.
Carbohydrate Sources-Highly digestible:
Reduce protein breakdown and resulting gluconeogenesis.
Helps control clinical signs associated with ascites/edema and hypertension.
Helps improve fat metabolism in the liver.
Vitamin K, Zinc-Added:
Help avoid deficiencies commonly related to liver disease.
Promotes colonic evacuation and encourages nitrogen fixation by enteric bacteria, which reduces ammonia production and absorption.
Helps avoid accumulation of copper in the livers of dogs predisposed to copper storage disease.
Use only as directed by your veterinarian. Cover and refrigerate unused portion.
Caloric Content - 472 kcal.can
Not recommended for pregnant or nursing dog and patients with hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.
Phosphorus min 0.10%
Protein min 4.50%
Fat min 6.00%
Crude Fiber max 1.50%
Calcium min 0.15%
Water, Rice, Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, Corn Starch, Pasta Product, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soy Fiber, Corn Gluten Meal, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Powdered Cellulose, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, L-Arginine, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Lysine, Taurine, Zinc Oxide, L-Carnitine, Ascorbic Acid (source of vitamin C), L-Tryptophan, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Beta-Carotene, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganous Oxide, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Menadione Dimethylpyrimidinol Bisulfite (source of vitamin K).
Over 150 veterinarians, food scientists, technicians and ph.D. nutritionists at Hill's develop Prescription Diet brand pet food to meet the needs of your pet when it's well or when it's sick. Each ingredient is analyzed to ensure its safety when included in the food your pet eats. Every ingredient is inspected and only those ingredient suppliers whose facilities meet stringent raw material quality standards are approved by Hill's. You can be sure that when you get Hill's Prescription Diet you are receiving superior quality.
Hill's Prescription Diets provides solutions for your pet for a variety of diseases and conditions, including age related behavioral disorders, bladder health, all skin conditions, kidney problems, heart conditions, hypertension, digestive problems, limping or mobility issues, weight control and more.
Veterinarians receive an Authorization Fee for providing a valid prescription with each order placed for Hill’s® Prescription Diet® Pet Food.