Hill's Prescription Diet Canine r/d has been developed for the nutritional weight control of obese or overweight dogs. Not only can obesity cause discomfort for your dog but it can lead to the onset of numerous obesity-related illnesses and debilitating conditions, related to reduced energy levels, heart disease, diabetes and arthritis. Poor diet that is high in protein and fat is one of the leading causes of obesity and obesity-related illness. Hill's Prescription Diet r/d has been designed specifically for the management of weight in susceptible dogs, containing reduced calories, natural fibres and nutrients included to help burn fat and promote healthy muscle mass.
Hills Prescription Diet r/d key benefits
|KEY FEATURES||KEY BENEFITS|
|Low||Stored body fat is used to meet energy needs, resulting in weight loss.|
|Fibre||High||Obesity: provides increased dietary bulk which aids satiety and avoids hunger.|
|L-Carnitine||Supplemented||Facilitates conversion of fat to energy.
Helps maintain lean body mass.
|L-Lysine||Supplemented||Helps preserve lean muscle mass.|
|Superior antioxidant formula||Added||Helps neutralise free radicals that increase in obese animals.|
- Fibre-responsive diseases in overweight dogs: diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia, colitis and constipation
Not recommended for
- Pregnant or lactating bitches
- Dogs that are debilitated or underweight, dehydrated, or with increased energy requirements
Directions for Use:
These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount as necessary. To correct obesity, the amount to be fed should be based on the estimated ideal weight (target weight) and not the weight when obese.
A 350g can is equal to 85 grams of the dry food.