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

Weight Reduction

Just like the human epidemic, almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can impact the pets quality of life and relationship with family because that extra weight can reduce play time, impact mobility and affect the lifelong general health of your dog.

Hill's nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet® r/d® clinical nutrition especially formulated to support your dog's weight management. In fact, r/d is clinically proven nutrition for healthy weight loss in just 8 weeks.

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Product Details

  • How It Works:

    • Therapeutic L-carnatine levels
    • Optimal blend of soluble & insoluble fiber
    • Clinically proven antioxidants

    How It Helps:

    • Helps metabolize fat and maintain lean muscle
    • Helps your dog feel full & satisfied
    • Supports a healthy immune system

    Additional Info:

    Hill's® Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine provides all the nutrition your dog needs during weight loss. 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:

    • Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period.
    • Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, & treats
    • Keep fresh water available at all times.
    • Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.
    • To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets & children.

    Weight Control

    Target Weight of Dog Weight Loss Weight Control
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 7/8 cup (70 g)
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 7/8 cup (70 g) 1 3/8 cups (115 g)
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/4 cups (105 g) 1 7/8 cups (155 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/2 cups (125 g) 2 1/3 cups (190 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 2 cups (165 g) 3 1/4 cups (265 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 1/2 cups (205 g) 4 cups (330 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 3 cups (245 g) 4 3/4 cups (390 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 3 1/3 cups (275 g) 5 1/2 cups (450 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 3 3/4 cups (310 g) 6 cups (490 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 4 1/4 cups (350 g) 6 3/4 cups (555 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 5 cups (410 g) 8 cups (655 g)

    Weight Control

    Target Weight of Dog Weight Loss Weight Control
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 7/8 cup (70 g)
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 7/8 cup (70 g) 1 3/8 cups (115 g)
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/4 cups (105 g) 1 7/8 cups (155 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/2 cups (125 g) 2 1/3 cups (190 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 2 cups (165 g) 3 1/4 cups (265 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 1/2 cups (205 g) 4 cups (330 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 3 cups (245 g) 4 3/4 cups (390 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 3 1/3 cups (275 g) 5 1/2 cups (450 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 3 3/4 cups (310 g) 6 cups (490 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 4 1/4 cups (350 g) 6 3/4 cups (555 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 5 cups (410 g) 8 cups (655 g)

    Use only as directed by your veterinarian. This product is intended for intermittent feeding only.
  • High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Meal, Soybean Mill Run, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Pork Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Caramel color, Pork Fat, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Potassium Chloride, 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, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Calcium Carbonate, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors , Beta-Carotene

  • Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    2982 kcal/kg (245 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient Dry Matter1
    %
    Protein 34.6
    Fat 8.3
    Crude Fiber 12.7
    Carbohydrate / NFE 39.0
    Calcium 0.72
    Phosphorous 0.56
    Sodium 0.27
    Potassium 0.92
    Magnesium 0.120
    Carnitine 339.5 ppm
    Vitamin C 318 ppm
    Vitamin E 558 IU/kg
    Insoluble Fiber 23.1
    Soluble Fiber 2.1
    Total Dietary Fiber 25.2

    References

    1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
    †An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's® Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine contains 2.9 oz. by weight.