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

Kidney Care

Kidneys role is to filter waste and toxins from the blood, and maintain the normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. As pets are getting older, damage to kidney tissues may occur.  This process is irreversible, and will lead to further loss of kidney function.  Renal dogs may also experience loss of appetite and their caloric intake might decline, which may lead eventually to loss of muscle mass.

Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed Prescription Diet® k/d®, clinical nutrition to support your dog's kidney health. In fact, The nutrition of Prescription Diet® k/d® is clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life.

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Product Details

  • How It Works:

    • Controlled phosphorus & low sodium
    • High level of essential amino acids - The building blocks of muscle protein
    • Therapeutic levels of L-Carnitine and Omega-3 fatty acids

    How It Helps:

    • Protects vital kidney & heart function
    • Boosts vitality & energy
    • Supports your dog's natural ability to build lean muscle daily

    Additional Info:

    Hill's® Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine is a complete and balanced food that provides all the nutrition your dog needs. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how our Prescription Diet® foods can help your dog to continue to enjoy a happy and active life.


  • How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
    For best results & safety practices:

    • Cover and refrigerate unused portion.
    • Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats exclusively.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.
    • Avoid transitioning to the new food during periods of illness or hospitalization. A food aversion may develop, causing decreased acceptance of the food when the pet is feeling better.
    • To increase compliance with the nutrition : Offer different varieties of flavors & textures from Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® such as Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® stews or Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® dry food.

    Adult maintenance - using 13 oz (370 g) can

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

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

    Water, Pork Liver, Corn Starch, Chicken, Chicken Fat, Dextrose, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Powdered Cellulose, Calcium Carbonate, L-Lysine, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, Magnesium Oxide, L-Threonine, Taurine, L-Carnitine, L-Tryptophan, Beta-Carotene.

  • Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    422 kcal / 13 oz (370 g) can

    Nutrient Dry Matter1
    %
    Protein 16.0
    Fat 26.0
    Crude Fiber 3.5
    Carbohydrate / NFE 48.7
    Calcium 0.81
    Phosphorous 0.28
    Sodium 0.20
    Potassium 0.90
    Vitamin C 103 ppm
    Vitamin E 934 IU/kg
    Total Omega-3 FA 2.59

    References

    1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.