Prescription Diets – Canine

a/d: Hills a/d is for patients recovering from a debilitative state such as surgery, cancer therapy, injury or malnutrition.

Key Benefits:

  • Highly digestible ingredients and extra calories to help during recovery
  • Highly digestible proteins to help wound and tissue healing, preserving lean body mass and promoting a healthy immune system
  • Increased level of potassium to help avoid depletion
  • Highly palatability with a soft consistency aids acceptance by inappetant pets and gives flexibility in feeding — by bowl, spoon, syringe or feeding tube

b/d: Hills b/d is formulated for dogs exhibiting behavioral changes related to brain aging.

Key Benefits:

  • Help improve cognitive functions such as social interaction, sleep or activity changes, confusion and house-soiling accidents
  • Added antioxidants to promote a healthy immune system and to help protect brain cells
  • High levels of L-carnitine to help improve energy
  • High in Omega-3 fatty acids to promote cell membrane health
  • Reduced level of protein, phosphorus and sodium to help maintain heart and kidney health
  • Contains fruits and vegetables with naturally occurring vitamins and antioxidants

c/d: Hills c/d aids in the management of occurrence and recurrence of certain types of urinary stones and crystals.

Key Benefits:

  • Reduced levels of protein, magnesium and phosphorus to help limit the building blocks of crystals and bladder stones
  • Low sodium to maintain normal blood pressure
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

d/d: Hills d/d helps to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as atopy (inhalant allergies) and ear infections. It also helps manage adverse reactions to food (food allergies or intolerance).

Key Benefits:

  • Highly digestible single novel protein to minimize chances of a reaction to food
  • High levels of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids that help nourish the skin and coat
  • Combination of antioxidants helps maintain a healthy immune system and skin barrier function
  • Four different novel protein sources to provide more choices in managing food allergies

g/d: Hills g/d helps manage cardiovascular (heart) disease and/or renal (kidney) disease in obese-prone patients.

Key Benefits:

  • Reduced phosphorus to help minimize stress on aging kidneys
  • Reduced sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Reduced protein to help decrease kidney workload
  • Optimal fat levels to reduce pancreatic workload
  • Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids to support kidney health

h/d: Hills h/d diet helps pets with cardiovascular (heart) disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), fluid retention, and heartworm disease.

Key Benefits:

  • Low level of sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • High level of taurine to help support cardiac muscle metabolism
  • High level of L-Carnitine to support healthy heart function
  • Increased B-vitamins and magnesium to help replenish nutrients lost when receiving diuretics

i/d: Hills i/d aids pets with gastrointestinal disorders and recovery problems.

Key Benefits:

  • Highly digestible protein and fat to help assimilate nutrients and repair tissues faster
  • Mixed fiber source to help maintain gastrointestinal health
  • Optimal balance of nutrients to help replenish the body and help encourage recovery
  • Added antioxidants to help control cell oxidation.

j/d: Hills j/d helps to treat pets with arthritis.

Key Benefits:

  • Help improve your dog’s ability to run, walk and jump in as little as 21 days with a clinically proven combination of nutrients
  • An excellent source of the Omega 3 fatty acid, EPA, to nourish cartilage.
  • Controlled calorie content and added L-carnitine help maintain a healthy weight and avoid extra stress on joints.

k/d: Hills k/d helps manage renal (kidney) disease and cardiovascular (heart) disease.

Key Benefits:

  • Reduced phosphorus to help maintain healthy kidney function
  • Reduced levels of protein to help reduce kidney workload
  • Reduced sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids to help blood flow to the kidneys
  • Increased levels of B-complex vitamins to compensate for vitamin losses in the urine
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

l/d: Hills l/d is designed for the nutritional management of dogs with liver disease.

Key Benefits:

  • High quality and highly digestible protein in moderate quantities to help reduce liver workload and helps maintain liver function
  • Added L-Carnitine to help maintain normal fat metabolism in the liver
  • Added antioxidant nutrients like vitamin E and C to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system
  • Reduced in sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure

n/d: Hills n/d is a canned diet that is formulated to aid dogs who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Key Benefits:

  • Clinically proven to help improve quality of life for dogs undergoing chemotherapy
  • High level of protein to meet energy demand and to avoid muscle wasting
  • High level of fat to increase caloric density and palatability to help acceptance by inappetant pets
  • Low levels of carbohydrates
  • High level of arginine and omega-3 fatty acids to help stimulate the immune system

r/d: Hills r/d is a weight loss diet for obese pets. In addition it helps manage pets with diabetes mellitus and high levels of fat in the blood.

Key Benefits:

  • Clinically proven nutrition to reduce body fat by 22% in just 2 months *
  • Clinically proven to promote healthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels *
  • Unique combination of lysine, carnitine and soluble fiber modifies metabolism from fat storing to fat burning*
  • High natural fiber levels satisfy pets while losing weight
  • Delicious taste for easy transition from your dog’s current food

*See www.hillspet.com for more information on clinical studies

s/d: Hills s/d is formulated to dissolve certain types of urinary stones and crystals. This is a temporary diet and is not formulated to be fed long term.

Key Benefits:

  • Helps aid in the dissolution of struvite uroliths and crystals and promote and acid urine.
  • Lower protein levels result in increased urine volume and more dilute urine.
  • Helps maintain the target urinary pH.

t/d: Hills t/d helps maintain oral health. It is beneficial for pets with gingivitis, periodontal disease, tartar, plaque, tooth stains, and bad breath.

Key Benefits:

  • Unique kibble scrubs away laden plaque in the mouth to promote systemic health
  • Clinically proven to reduce plaque, stain and tartar buildup
  • Reduces bad breath
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system
  • Awarded the Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) Seal of Acceptance for helping reduce both plaque and tartar accumulation

u/d: Hills u/d is formulated to help pets who develop certain types of urinary stones. It also aids pets with end stage renal disease.

Key Benefits:

  • Reduced levels of protein and calcium to help limit the formation of bladder stones
  • Added taurine and high levels of L-carnitine help maintain healthy heart muscle function
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

w/d: Hills w/d helps pets who are prone to obesity to maintain their weight. It also helps with fiber responsive gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes mellitus, and helps pets who develop certain kinds or urinary stones and crystals.

Key Benefits:

  • Clinically proven to help dogs maintain a healthy weight (Dry only)
  • High levels of carnitine to increase energy metabolism and burn fat while increasing lean muscle mass
  • Moderately high fiber levels provide a feeling of fullness and may help reduce begging
  • Helps stabilize and minimize fluctuation of blood glucose levels in diabetic dogs
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

z/d: Hills z/d comes in an allergen free and a low allergen formula to treat pets who have adverse reactions to food (allergies or intolerance). It also aids some gastrointestinal disorders.

Key Benefits for Low Allergen Formula:

  • Formulated with Hill’s Hydrolyzed Protein System, hydrolyzed proteins that minimize the chance of allergic reactions to food
  • A single, highly digestible carbohydrate source to help avoid common food allergens
  • Highly digestible carbohydrates and fats to help reduce gastrointestinal workload
  • Increased omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids to help nourish the skin
  • Added antioxidants to help maintain a healthy immune system and skin barrier function

Key Benefits for Allergen Free Formula

  • Formulated with Hill’s Hydrolyzed Protein System, highly digestible proteins that minimize the chances of allergic reactions to food
  • No intact animal protein to help avoid common food allergens
  • Highly digestible carbohydrates and fats to help reduce gastrointestinal workload
  • Increased in omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids to help nourish the skin
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system and skin barrier function