Hills Prescription Diet j/d is an exclusive formula developed for managing arthritic symptoms, and contains high levels of the omega-3 fatty acid EPA (Eicosapentanoic Acid), also believed to support cartilage and joint function with its unique combination of natural chondroitin and glucosamine, as well as L-carnitine, included for its beneficial weight management properties. Hills Prescription Canine j/d is designed to improve the overall quality of life for your dog, helping him to exercise and socialise more effectively. Not recommended for puppies, pregnant or lactating bitches or cats.
These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maitain optimal body weight.
|Body weight kg||Cans 370g||Dry grams|
|2||1/3 - 1/2||45 - 60|
|2.5||1/3 - 1/2||50 - 70|
|3||1/2 - 2/3||60 - 80|
|4||1/2 - 3/4||75 - 100|
|5||2/3 - 3/4||85 - 120|
|7.5||3/4 - 1 1/4||120 - 165|
|10||1 - 1 1/2||145 - 205|
|15||1 1/2 - 2||200 - 275|
|20||1 3/4 - 2 1/2||245 - 340|
|30||2 1/3 - 3 1/3||335 - 460|
|40||3 - 4 1/4||415 - 575|
|50||3 1/2 - 5||490 - 680|
|60+||3/4 per 10kg||9 - 11 per kg|
Mixed Feeding Guide
|Body Weight kg||Cans 370 g||Dry grams|
|60 +||1||9 per kg|
|Key Features||Key Benefits|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids||High||Soothes tissues and eases aching joints|
|Ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids||Low (less than 1:1)||Soothes inflamed tissues and eases aching joints.|
|Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)||High||Preserves healthy cartilage by an action that is specific to EPA.|
|L-Carnitine||Increased||Limits stress on joints by increasing conversion of fat to energy, avoiding weight gain and maintaining lean muscle mass.|
|Protein, Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium||Controlled||Provides an ideal balance for good health. Avoids excessive intake which may contribute to ill health.|
|Superior antioxidant formula||Added||Helps neutralise harmful free radicals in the joints.|
|L-Lysine||Supplemented||Helps preserve muscular support of joints|
Please consult your veterinary surgeon before feeding your animal this food.
Lamb liver, rice, pork, maize, lamb, rice flour, dried whey, flaxseed, fish oil, cellulose, dried whole egg, soybean meal, vegetable oil, digest, minerals, taurine, L-carnitine, vitamins and trace elements, coloured with iron oxide
Maize, rice, flaxseed, soybean meal, poultry meat meal, pea bran meal, digest, animal fat, fish oil, dried whole egg, minerals, L-carnitine, crustacean hydrolysate, pork cartilage hydrolysate, vitamins and trace elements. Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherol and citric acid.
For joint support for overweight dogs or dogs prone to gain weight:
Prescription Diet™ j/d™ Canine Reduced Calorie
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