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Hill's PRESCRIPTION DIET

k/d + Mobility Stew for Dogs

 

 

Hill's Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage chronic kidney disease (CKD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD) and its nutrition is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and improve & lengthen quality of life. It contains ActivBiome + Kidney Defense, a proprietary blend of prebiotics that nourishes the gut microbiome to reduce harmful waste products within the intestinal tract due to impaired kidney function. 1-4

This nutrition has therapeutic levels of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and is enriched with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to help preserve joint cartilage and increase mobility. 5-8

In addition to high levels of essential amino acids and L-Carnitine, increasing caloric intake will support the dog's natural ability to build muscle mass daily. 6

This stew is made with chicken & added vegetables and has a taste that dogs love.

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  • Key Benefits

    Hill's Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Dog Food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help manage chronic kidney disease (CKD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD) and its nutrition is clinically proven to help protect vital kidney function, slowing the progression of the disease and improve & lengthen quality of life. It contains ActivBiome + Kidney Defense, a proprietary blend of prebiotics that nourishes the gut microbiome to reduce harmful waste products within the intestinal tract due to impaired kidney function. 1-4

    This nutrition has therapeutic levels of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and is enriched with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to help preserve joint cartilage and increase mobility. 5-8

    In addition to high levels of essential amino acids and L-Carnitine, increasing caloric intake will support the dog's natural ability to build muscle mass daily. 6

    This stew is made with chicken & added vegetables and has a taste that dogs love.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility a useful nutritional aid for dogs with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD):

    KEY FEATURES KEY BENEFITS
    Phosphorus & Sodium Reduced Helps slow the progression of chronic kidney disease
    Essential Amino Acids Increased Help the dog's natural ability to maintain muscle mass daily
    Antioxidants & B-complex vitamins Added Promotes healthy immune system
    L-Carnitine Increased Helps improve utilization of fat to avoid muscle breakdown for energy
    Omega-3s (EPA/DHA) from fish oil Added Helps fight kidney and joint inflammation
    Glucosamine & chondroitin sulfate Added Provides building blocks for cartilage repair.

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    * 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - if you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

    Indications:

    Primary Indications:

    - Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD):

    • with concurrent osteoarthritis
    • IRIS Stage 2 (non-proteinuric)
    • IRIS Stages 3-4
    • All IRIS stages with proteinuria

    - Acute kidney insult

    - Uremic encephalopathy

    - Leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD


    Other Indications:

    - CKD IRIS Stage 1 (non-proteinuric)

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Patients with hyperlipidemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.


    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility Stew Dog Food combines the nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d and j/d. This food has been specially formulated to help manage dogs suffering from chronic kidney diesase AND degenerative joint disease. The nutrition of Prescription Diet k/d has been clinically proven to improve & lengthen quality of life. 1,2,3

    For additional information on the research behind Prescription Diet k/d and j/d please refer to the separate product pages for these products.

     

     

    Additional Info:

    Prescription Diet k/d + Mobility has increased dietary buffering capacity. This helps counteract the tendency for metabolic acidosis, a common complication as kidney disease progresses.

    Ideal for long-term feeding of dogs with kidney disease and degenerative joint disease.

    Dry and wet formulas can be mixed or fed concurrently.

    S+OXSHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals


    Other Products to Consider

    - For patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) IRIS Stage 2 (non-proteinuric), IRIS Stages 3-4, and all IRIS stages with proteinuria: Prescription Diet k/d Dog Food

    - For patients with acute kidney insult: Prescription Diet k/d Dog Food

    - For patients with uremic encephalopathy: Prescription Diet k/d Dog Food, Prescription Diet u/d Dog Food

    - For patients with early Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) IRIS Stage 1 (non-proteinuric): Prescription Diet k/d Dog Food

    - For patients with leishmaniasis with concurrent CKD: Prescription Diet k/d Dog Food


    References:

    1 Jacob F, Polzin DJ, Osborne CA, et al. Clinical evaluation of dietary modification for treatment of spontaneous chronic renal failure in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2002; 220:1163-70.

    2 Jacob F, Osborne CA, Polzin DJ, et al. Effect of Dietary Modification on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in Dogs with Spontaneous Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)(abstr), J Vet Intern Med. 2004;18(3):417.

    3 Hall J, Fritsch D, Yerramilli M, et al. A longitudinal study on the acceptance and effects of a therapeutic renal food in pet dogs. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr. 2017;1–11.

    4 Ephraim E and Jewell DE, Effect of Added Dietary Betaine and Soluble Fiber on Metabolites and Fecal Microbiome in Dogs with Early Renal Disease. Metabolites 2020, 10, 0370; doi:10.3390/metabo10090370

    5 Roush et al, Multicenter veterinary practice assessment of the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on osteoarthritis in dogs. JAVMA 2010; 236:59-66.

    6 Roush et al, Evaluation of the effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis. JAVMA 2010; 236:67-73

    7 Fritsch et al, Dose - Titration Effects of Fish Oil in Osteoarthritic Dogs. JVIM 2010; 24: 1020-1026.

    8 Fritsch et al, A multicenter study of the effect of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on carprofen dosage in dogs with osteoarthritis. JAVMA 2010; 236:535-539.


  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Provide specific feeding instructions for your patient.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight.

    Reinforce with clients to feed Prescription Diet dry and wet food exclusively.



    This is only a guide. Grams are the most accurate form of measurement. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    Gradually transition to this new food for 7 days or more.


    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog — lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - 12.5 oz (354 g) cans
    5 (2,3) 5/8
    10 (4,5) 1
    15 (6,8) 1 1/3
    20 (9,1) 1 2/3
    30 (14) 2 1/4
    40 (18) 2 3/4
    50 (23) 3 1/3
    60 (27) 3 3/4
    70 (32) 4 1/4
    80 (36) 4 2/3
    100 (45) 5 1/2
    120 (54) 6 1/3

  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    COMPOSITION: Meat and animal derivatives (chicken 5%), cereals, oils and fats, derivatives of vegetable origin, various sugars, seeds, vegetables (1.2%), minerals, eggs and egg derivatives. Protein sources: Chicken, pork liver, dried eggs. ActivBiome+ Kidney Defense prebiotic blend (0.29%): Betaine, oat bran, fructo-oligosaccharides.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    351.5 kcal (354 g) can

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 3.5 % 15.6 % 3.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 5.5 % 24.6 % 5.5 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 11.6 % 51.9 % 11.7 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 0.9 % 3.9 % 0.9 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.17 % 0.77 % 174 mg / 100 kcal
    Phospohorus 0.07 % 0.32 % 72 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.19 % 0.85 % 190 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.04 % 0.16 % 37 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.019 % 0.086 % 19 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 32 ppm 143 ppm 3.2 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 126 IU/kg 565 IU/kg 12.69 IU / 100 kcal
    Omega-3-fatty acids 1.01 % 4.51 % 1014 mg / 100 kcal

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