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Hills prescription diet canine b/d, available from VioVet, is formulated for the effective management of behavioural changes in older dogs through progressive brain ageing. This is the direct result of free radicals, naturally produced by the body, inflicting changes on the more vulnerable older brain. This in turn is likely to cause advancing behavioural changes in senior dogs, and Hills unique prescription diet, combining a nutritious and balanced combination of vegetables and antioxidants, is formulated to counter-act and improve age-related issues, including house training, sleep patterns, orientation and interaction.
These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.
|Body Weight kg||Dry grams|
|2.5||50 - 70|
|5||85 - 120|
|10||145 - 205|
|20||245 - 340|
|30||335 - 460|
|40||415 - 575|
|50||490 - 680|
|60 +||9 - 11 per kg|
|KEY FEATURES||KEY BENEFITS|
|Vitamin E |
Other antioxidants (including carotenoids and flavonoids)
|Increased||Neutralises harmful free radicals. |
Helps manage age-related behavioural changes.
|L-Carnitine||Supplemented||Facilitates mitochondrial energy production.|
|Omega-3 fatty acids |
(DHA and EPA)
|Increased||Supports vital cell membrane functions.|
|Reduced||Helps maintain heart and kidney health in older dogs.|
|Fibre||Increased||Assists bowel function in older dogs.|
Ground maize, ground wheat, chicken and turkey meal, animal fat, pea bran meal, digest, flaxseed, tuna meal, soybean meal, vegetable oil, tomato pomace, carrot powder, spinach powder, citrus pulp, grape pomace, potassium chloride, alpha-lipoic acid, L-carnitine supplement, calcium carbonate, salt, L-lysine hydrochloride, taurine, L-tryptophan, vitamins and trace elements. Contains EU approved antioxidant.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.
For UK delivery, we charge the following:
Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.
For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.
We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.
Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.
Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.
Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.
To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.
*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.
Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Hill's Prescription Diet b/d Ageing and Alertness Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food, including answers from our team.
My 14yo Lhasa Apso is currently fed hills k/d due to kidney disease but has been recently been started on vivitonin due to brain ageing problems and a recent stroke but it hasn't made any difference, I would like to try b/d instead but will this be ok with his kidney problems?
Hills b/d is a "senior profile" diet, meaning that it is generally expected to be given to older dogs with possibly reduced heart or kidney performance. The protein and mineral balance is tailored with this in mind. If your dog's kidney function is very poor, then the k/d might be best. However if the kidneys are not too bad, then the Hills b/d diet would probably be worth a try. It depends on the balance between the two concerns and which is greater. Your vet can advise you on this, taking into account blood and urine test results.