How to switch your dog to a new recipe: If you are switching your dog with diabetes from the current Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET w/d dog food to the new recipe, a seven-day changeover period is recommended in addition to regular diabetes monitoring. For dogs fed Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET w/d dog food due to a condition that requires attention to the fat content of the diet, a seven-day switch to Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET i/d Low Fat is recommended.
Hill's Prescription Diet w/d Diabetes Care with Chicken dog food has a low-fat, reduced-calorie and high-fibre formula that can help your dog to lose weight. Extra weight reduces mobility, affects the general health of your dog and can lead to shorter life expectancy. As with humans, factors contributing to weight gain in dogs include overfeeding of fatty calories in connection with a lack of exercise.
Being overweight can cause serious health problems such as heart disease, inflamed joints, or diabetes. Pets with diabetes need a special diet to feel well and reduce the required amount of insulin. Hill's Prescription Diet w/d Diabetes Care with Chicken is clinical nutrition especially formulated to help control glucose values in dogs and was specifically developed for the treatment of diabetes and overweight.
Of all of Hill's special diet foods, Hill's Prescription Diet w/d Diabetes Care with Chicken dog food contains the largest amount of L-carnitine and lysine to promote fat burning and the maintenance of muscle mass.
Hill's Prescription Diet w/d Diabetes Care - Chicken at a glance:
Complete dietetic dry food for adult dogs
Specially developed to regulate glucose delivery and lipometabolism in dogs with diabetes mellitus
Can help maintain weight: contributes to the maintenance of a healthy bodyweight following a diet
No fast digesting sugars:recipe contains ingredients with a low glycemic index, very little carbohydrates with fast release glucose
Can improve digestion:ingredients may help to regulate digestion
Rich in essential fatty acids: full of valuable unsaturated omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
16% chicken:easily digestible source of high quality animal protein
Contains L-carnitine: can kick-start metabolism and fat burning
Rich and balanced:with vitamins, minerals, trace elements, beta carotene and natural antioxidants, for the best possible body condition and strong immune system
Recommended by vets:regularly prescribed by vets as an effective, therapeutic diet