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Hills Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food

  • Duck & Rice Dry » 5kg Bag £34.76
  • Duck & Rice Dry » 12kg Bag £66.70
  • Lamb Wet » 12 x 370g Cans £25.84
  • Salmon & Rice Dry » 2kg Bag £15.69
  • Salmon & Rice Dry » 5kg Bag £32.61
  • Salmon & Rice Dry » 12kg Bag £65.99
  • Salmon Wet » 12 x 370g Cans £25.77
  • Venison Wet » 12 x 370g Cans £26.01

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Description

Hills d/d available from VioVet

Hills prescription diet d/d has been specifically developed as part of the prescription diets range available from VioVet, and is clinically-proven to encourage the nutritional development of dogs suffering from food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities. These complaints can usually be attributed to certain proteins found in standard dog foods and can often lead to adverse reactions as well as stomach and skin disorders. Hills canine d/d combines novel types of proteins to help lessen the effects of adverse reactions and manage them for the future. When a dog develops a food allergy or sensitivity, this will be to one or more very specific proteins. Feeding a diet which does not contain these proteins will prevent that particular reaction from happening again.

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Feeding Guide

These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maintain optimal body weight.

Body Weight kg All Canned formulas except Lamb formula: Cans 370 g Lamb Formula Only: Cans 370g All Dry formulas (grams)
2.5 1/2 - 3/4 1/3 - 1/2 50 - 70
5 3/4 - 1 1/4 2/3 - 1 85 - 115
10 1 1/2 - 2 1 - 1 1/2 140 - 195
20 2 1/2 - 3 1/3 1 3/4 - 2 1/2 240 - 330
30 3 1/4 - 4 1/2 2 1/2 - 3 1/3 325 - 450
40 4 - 5 2/3 3 - 4 1/4 405 - 555
50 4 3/4 - 6 2/3 3 2/3 - 5 475 - 660
60 + 1 per 10 kg 3/4 per 10kg 9-11 per kg

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Hills Prescription Diet d/d key benefits

KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
Protein Single, novel animal source
Moderate amount of highly digestible
Helps avoid common food allergens.
Limits the amount of undigested protein in the intestinal tract able to provoke an adverse reaction.
Number of novel protein formulas Seven (4 canned and 3 dry) Increased choice (related to suspected adverse food reactions and patient preference).
Carbohydrate Solely from potato or rice Adverse reaction to potato or rice is rare.
Omega-6 fatty acids High Helps maintain glossy coat and smooth skin.
Omega-3 fatty acids High Helps limit the skin reaction.
Superior antioxidant formula Added Neutralises free radicals in the skin which is particularly sensitive to them.

Please check with your veterinary surgeon before putting your animal on this diet.

Ingredients

Canned

Duck Formula: Duck, dried potato, duck liver, potato starch, vegetable oil, cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, fish oil, iodised salt, DL-methionine, calcium carbonate, taurine, potassium chloride, L-tryptophan, vitamins and trace elements. Venison Formula: Venison, dried potato, potato starch, potato protein extract, vegetable oil, cellulose, fish oil, iodised salt, dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, taurine, DL-methionine, L-tryptophan, vitamins and trace elements Salmon Formula: Salmon, Dried potato, potato starch, potato protein extract, vegetable oil, fish oil, cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, iodised salt, DL-methionine, taurine, vitamins and trace elements Lamb Formula: Rice, lamb, lamb liver, rice flour, cellulose powder, iron oxide, vegetable oil, fish oil, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, dicalcium phosphate, taurine, vitamins and trace elements

Dry

Egg & Rice: Ground rice, dried whole egg, hydrolysed chicken (low molecular weight), vegetable oil, cellulose, animal fat, calcium carbonate, potassium citrate, dicalcium phosphate, fish oil, salt, potassium chloride, magnesium oxide, taurine, vitamins and trace elements. Contains EU approved antioxidant and preservative.

Duck & Rice: Ground Rice, duck meal, animal fat, hydrolysed chicken (low molecular weight), vegetable oil, cellulose, fish oil, potassium chloride, salt, potassium citrate, DL-methionine, taurine, calcium carbonate, vitamins and trace elements. Contains EU approved antioxidant.

Salmon & Rice: Ground Rice, salmon meal, animal fat, hydrolysed chicken (low molecular weight), vegetable oil, cellulose, potassium citrate, salt, fish oil, DL-methionine, potassium chloride, L-lysine hydrochloride, L-tryptophan, taurine, vitamins and trace elements. Contains EU approved antioxidant

Additional information

- Five novel protein formulas combine a single animal protein source (lamb, whitefish, egg, duck or salmon) with rice.
- For increased palatability, dry formulas are coated with hydrolysed chicken.This hydrolysate has an average molecular weight <6,000 daltons and no intact protein molecules to avoid an allergic reaction.
- May benefit dogs with chronic otitis externa, interdigital pruritus and perianal pruritus, which can be signs of an adverse food reaction.
- In acute pancreatitis, feed Canine d/d dry only after the initial stage during which all food and liquid by mouth are withheld.

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Recommended for

- Food allergy or food intolerance (with dermatological or gastrointestinal signs).
- Use as an Elimination Diet.
- Pancreatitis, without hyperlipidaemia (use Canine d/d dry).

Not recommended for

- Cats.
- Puppies.
- Pregnant or lactating bitches.

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Questions & Answers for Hills Prescription Diet d/d Dog Food

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Do I need a prescription from my vet?

23rd Mar 2016
Tracey Lowe
  • VioVet Customer Since: June 2013
  • From: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

I would like to trial d/d range for my young dog. Do I need to take her to the vet for them to issue a prescription to purchase online?

John Cousins
  • Veterinary Surgeon

We would strongly recommend that you take veterinary advice before buying prescription diets, but supply of these foods is not actually restricted legally at all. You are able to buy them online without a prescription or anything else. We can try to help with advice where we can, but your vet is the best person to ask first.

Can this food be used long term?

17th Aug 2013
Kate

If my dogs condition improves and there are no side effects etc can the dd food products be used long term? Thanks, Kate & Bonnie

John Cousins
  • Veterinary Surgeon

Hills d/d diet is intended as a long-term maintenance diet. It is possible once the condition has been brought completely under control, to gradually add some other foods if you wish. Your vet can advise you on these, but they should certainly be specialist foods with a restricted and controlled range of ingredients. You might then build up a picture of which core ingredients are safe and which are not. (For instance any dog food containing chicken, beef, wheat or soya might be a disaster, but duck or venison or salmon might be fine.) The most important things is to be sure you can get the problem under control first. Many people then just stick to Hills d/d long term in fact, though you do not have to.