Prescription Diets – Feline

Hill’s Prescription Diets are a full line of therapeutic pet foods that are available by prescription to help manage your pet’s specific health needs. For more information on any of these diets please visit www.hillspet.com or ask one of our team members for a recommendation.

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

c/d: Hills c/d helps manage cats with feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) including the management and recurrence of certain types of urinary stones and crystals, and inflammation of the bladder wall of that is of unknown origin.

  • Controlled levels of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and oxalate to help limit the building blocks of crystals and bladder stones
  • Rich in fish oil – an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids – to help promote healthy skin and a shiny coat
  • Added potassium citrate to help interrupt bladder stone formation
  • Increased levels of vitamin B6 to help decrease oxalate formation
  • Low sodium to maintain normal blood pressure
  • High in antioxidants (Vitamin E and Beta-Carotene) 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
  • Three 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 minimize stress on aging kidneys
  • Reduced sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Optimal fat levels to reduce pancreatic workload
  • Added taurine to help maintain normal heart muscle function

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:

  • Clinically proven to help cats be more active in 28 days.
  • Contains omega-3 fatty acids, which nourish cartilage.
  • Controlled phosphorus and high levels of omega-3 fatty acids help maintain kidney health.
  • High carnitine helps burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass.

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

Key Benefits:

  • Reduced levels of protein to help minimize kidney workload
  • Reduced phosphorus to help maintain healthy kidney function and minimize stress on kidneys
  • Reduced sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids to support kidney health
  • Increased levels of B-complex vitamins to compensate urinary losses
  • 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
  • Reduced in sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Added antioxidant nutrients like vitamin E and C to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

m/d: Hills m/d is a weight loss diet for obese cats. It also helps manage the health of cats with diabetes mellitus.

Key Benefits:

  • Clinically proven low carbohydrate, high protein nutrition to modify cats’ metabolism and reduce body fat
  • Clinically tested to control glucose levels in diabetic cats
  • High levels of carnitine to help mobilize body fat and maintain lean body mass
  • High level of taurine to help maintain normal levels of insulin
  • High level of arginine to support insulin secretion
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy 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 20% in just 3 months (dry only)
  • Low fat and high fiber decrease caloric intake, which helps reduce body fat
  • High natural fiber levels satisfy pets while losing weight
  • High levels of carnitine to help burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass
  • Delicious taste for easy transition from your cat’s current food

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:

  • Low magnesium to help minimize the build up of this mineral
  • High in antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

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:

  • Reduce the amount of bacteria 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

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:

  • Low in calories and fat to maintain weight once cats have achieved their ideal weight
  • High levels of carnitine to increase energy metabolism and burn fat while increasing lean muscle mass
  • Low fat to help diabetic cats maintain appropriate weight
  • Moderately high fiber levels provide a feeling of fullness
  • Helps stabilize and minimize fluctuation of blood glucose levels in diabetic cats
  • Added antioxidants to support 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:

  • Formulated with Hill’s Hydrolyzed Protein System™, highly digestible proteins that minimize the chances 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