For the nutritional support of pets recovering from serious illness, accident and surgery
Cats and dogs can undergo significant metabolic changes when recovering from a serious illness, injury or surgery. During these stressful conditions the body is challenged to maintain strong natural defenses and spare lean body mass, which makes it is even more important to feed the right food. Cats and dogs need extra energy and nutrients, in an appetizing form, to encourage the recovery process.
At Hill's, nutritionists and veterinarians developed clinical nutrition especially formulated to help dogs and cats in recovering process
Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ a/d™ Canine/Feline is a complete and balanced food that provides all the nutrition dogs and cats need. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how our Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ foods can help your pet to continue to enjoy a happy and active life.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Branched-chain Amino Acids
|High||Aid in promoting wound and tissue healing, preserving lean body mass and maintaining body defenses in sick, debilitated, cachectic and anorexic cats or dogs.|
|Glutamine||High||Helps support the metabolic requirements of the small intestine and may stimulate the immune system.|
|Antioxidants||Added||Defend cells from free radicals, promoting a healthy immune system.|
|Consistency||Soft and thixotropic
(stirring makes it more liquid)
|Gives flexibility in feeding – by bowl, spoon, syringe or tube.|
|Palatability||High||Aids acceptance by inappetant patients.|
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INGREDIENTS: Water, Turkey Liver, Pork Liver, Chicken, Turkey Heart, Corn Flour, Pork Protein Isolate, Fish Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Chicken Liver Flavor, Egg Flavor, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Taurine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Potassium Citrate, Choline Chloride, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), Magnesium Oxide, Beta-Carotene.
- using 5.5 oz (156 g) can
|Weight of Animal||Schedule 1 in Milliliters||Schedule 2 in Milliliters||Schedule 3 in Milliliters|
|5 lb (2.3 kg)||110 ml||132 ml||176 ml|
|8 lb (3.6 kg)||157 ml||188 ml||251 ml|
|10 lb (4.5 kg)||185 ml||222 ml||296 ml|
|15 lb (6.8 kg)||251 ml||301 ml||402 ml|
|20 lb (9.1 kg)||311 ml||374 ml||498 ml|
|30 lb (14 kg)||422 ml||507 ml||675 ml|
|40 lb (18 kg)||524 ml||628 ml||838 ml|
|50 lb (23 kg)||619 ml||743 ml||991 ml|
|60 lb (27 kg)||710 ml||852 ml||1136 ml|
|70 lb (32 kg)||797 ml||956 ml||1275 ml|
|80 lb (36 kg)||881 ml||1057 ml||1409 ml|
|90 lb (41 kg)||962 ml||1155 ml||1539 ml|
|100 lb (45 kg)||1041 ml||1250 ml||1666 ml|
Prescription Diet™ a/d™ Canine/Feline is a complete dietetic pet food for dogs and cats. This dietetic pet food is intended for nutritional restoration (convalescence) and feline hepatic lipidosis, and has a high energy density, a high concentration of essential nutrients and highly digestible ingredients.
Individual requirements may vary depending on pre-existing nutritional status and medical condition. In patients where normal G.I. function has been compromised by anorexia, a three-day transitional feeding strategy may be necessary.
Day One 1/3 of daily caloric intake with 2/3 water dilution
Day Two 2/3 of daily caloric intake with 1/3 water dilution
Day Three Entire daily caloric intake
Select a feeding schedule based on the following patient criteria:
Schedule 1 Cage Rest
Schedule 2 Surgery, Sepsis, Cancer, Trauma, Fever, Feline Hepatic Lipidosis
Schedule 3Severe Burn, Injury or Head Trauma
- The following daily intakes are intended as a guide and should be adjusted as needed to achieve or maintain optimum body weight.
- Divide into three to six equal daily feedings to minimise gastrointestinal side effects. (1 can = 150 ml.)
183 kcal / 5.5 oz (156 g) can
|Carbohydrate / NFE||13.2|
|Vitamin E||668 IU/kg|
|Total Omega-3 FA||2.43|
|Total Omega-6 FA||6.73|
|Glutamine + Glutamate||5.69|
|Vitamin A||203396 IU/kg|
|Vitamin D||1648 IU/kg|
1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.