Proven to help reduce urate, oxalate and cystine urolith formation in dogs.
KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS Protein; Calcium; Nucleic acids Reduced Urolithiasis: Decreases urinary concentration of constituents of urate, oxalate and cystine uroliths. Target urinary pH Alkaline: pH 7.1 - 7.7 Discourages formation and aggregation of non-struvite crystals. Protein High quality & reduced Kidney disease: Reduces accumulation of toxic protein-breakdown products. Non-protein calories Increased Ensures adequate energy avoiding protein catabolism. Phosphorus Reduced Helps slow progression of kidney disease. Dietary buffering capacity Increased Helps counteract metabolic acidosis. Reduce the risk of muscle wasting. Sodium Reduced Helps slow progression of kidney disease. Helps limit fluid retention in early cardiac disorders.. B-complex vitamins Increased Combats increased urinary losses due to polyuria. Copper Reduced Avoids copper toxicity due to defective elimination of copper by the liver. Vitamin E, Beta-carotene High Neutralises free radicals to help combat urolithiasis. Vitamin C is not supplemented because it is a precursor of oxalate.
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- Dissolution of urate and cystine uroliths
- Reduction of urate, oxalate and cystine uroliths formation
- Chronic kidney disease - advanced (IRIS stage 4)
- Hepatic copper storage disease
Not Recommended For:
- Pregnant or lactating bitches
- Dogs with struvite urolithiasis
- Dogs with hypoalbuminaemia, hyperlipidaemia or pancreatitis, or with a history of, or at risk of, pancreatitis.
- First 1-2 weeks after surgery
- Dogs fed u/d™ Canine long term should be monitored for the development of protein depletion.
Other Products to Consider
Other products to consider
- For chronic kidney disease (IRIS stages 1 - 3):
Prescription Diet™ k/d™ Canine
- For struvite uroliths:
Prescription Diet™ s/d™ Canine (dissolution), or Prescription Diet™ c/d™ Canine (reduction of recurrence).
How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.
These ranges are a starting point only, because dogs' needs vary. Adjust the feeding amount to maitain optimal body weight.
Body Weight(kg) Cans 370 g 2.5 1/3 - 1/2 5 2/3 - 3/4 10 1 - 1 1/2 20 1 3/4 - 2 1/2 30 2 1/3 - 3 1/3 40 3 - 4 50 3 1/2 - 4 3/4 60 + 3/40 per kg
Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine is a complete dietetic pet food for adult dogs for the reduction of oxalate stones formation, reduction of urate stones formation, reduction of cystine stones formation, reduction of copper in the liver and support of renal function in cases of chronic renal insufficiency. This dietetic pet food has a low level of calcium, low level of phosphorus and low level of vitamin D. It also contains a moderate level of sulphur amino acids, a low level of purines, a restricted (low) level of protein but of high quality, a low level of copper and has urine alkalising properties.
High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.
Original: Maize starch, dried egg, animal fat, pork liver, various sugars, rice, minerals, cellulose, flaxseed, trace elements and vitamins.
Nutrient As Fed1
As Fed, Caloric Basis3
Protein 3.9 13.3 2.9 g / 100 kcal Fat 7.7 26.6 5.7 g / 100 kcal Crude Fiber 0.5 1.6 0.3 g / 100 kcal Carbohydrate / NFE 16.2 55.6 12.0 g / 100 kcal Calcium 0.15 0.52 112 mg / 100 kcal Sodium 0.09 0.30 64 mg / 100 kcal Potassium 0.16 0.54 116 mg / 100 kcal Magnesium 0.036 0.123 27 mg / 100 kcal Omega-3-fatty acids 0.14 0.47 102 mg / 100 kcal
1Differs from label guarantees which are either maximums or minimums.
2The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
3Nutrient intake for every 100 kilocalories consumed.