Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine Small Bites

For the Nutritional Management of Dogs under 20 lbs body weight with Dental Disease

This painful and potentially serious problem is most usually a result of plaque and tartar buildup at and under the gum line. Hill's Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine dog food is formulated specifically for the nutritional management of dogs with dental disease. Its special fibre matrix scrubs the exposed tooth surface like an edible toothbrush, reducing bacteria-laden plaque. If left unchecked, this buildup can lead to gingivitis, a dental condition that can weaken the gums and tissues that support the teeth. The nutritional formulation of Hill's Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine may also be useful for pets with a variety of conditions.

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  • Key Benefits

    For the Nutritional Management of Dogs under 20 lbs body weight with Dental Disease

    This painful and potentially serious problem is most usually a result of plaque and tartar buildup at and under the gum line. Hill's Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine dog food is formulated specifically for the nutritional management of dogs with dental disease. Its special fibre matrix scrubs the exposed tooth surface like an edible toothbrush, reducing bacteria-laden plaque. If left unchecked, this buildup can lead to gingivitis, a dental condition that can weaken the gums and tissues that support the teeth. The nutritional formulation of Hill's Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine may also be useful for pets with a variety of conditions.


    These characteristics make Hill's Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with dental disease:


    Fibre
    Kibble Size
    Increased
    Larger
    Fibre matrix resists crumbling. Kibble engulfs tooth and fibres clean the tooths surface.
    Antioxidants Added Defend cells from free radicals, promoting a healthy immune system
    Protein Reduced Limits a component of plaque.
    Calcium Reduced Limits the mineralization of plaque to tartar.

    * 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:

    Gingivitis, periodontal disease, tartar, plaque, stain and oral malodour.

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.
    • For dogs over 20 lbs with severe periodontal disease without appropriate periodontal assessment and therapy.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    • Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine is clinically proven to reduce gingivitis.1,2

     

     

    Additional Info:

    • The proprietary fiber matrix resists crumbling and scrubs the entire supragingival tooth surface to reduce bacteria-laden plaque.
    • The kibble size increases mechanical cleaning action in small dogs. Teeth are cleansed without mineral abrasives or active chemical ingredients. Note: For maximum benefit, t/d Canine Small Bites should be exclusively fed to dogs under 20 lbs body weight on a daily basis following dental prophylaxis.
    • Proven palatability for improved compliance - dogs love to eat it and owners love to feed it.
    • t/d Canine reduces oral malodor from plaque and oral disease. It has been awarded the VOHC Seal for mechanical control of tartar and plaque.

    Other Products to Consider

    • For healthy dogs prone to dental disease: Hill's™ Science Diet™ Adult Oral Care.

    References:

    • Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine is clinically proven to reduce gingivitis.1,2

    *Only Hill's™; dental foods (Hill's Prescription Diet™; t/d™; and Hill's Science Diet™; Oral Care) have been awarded the VOHC Seal for the control of plaque and tartar in both canine and feline formulas. The VOHC Seal is a trademark owned by the Veterinary Oral Health Council.


  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. Monitoring your patients condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.
    • Note: For maximum benefit, t/d™ Canine Small Bites should be exclusively fed to dogs under 10 kg body weight on a daily basis following dental prophylaxis.
    • Recommended for dogs weighing less than 10 kg (22 lb).

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog Amount per Day
    2 lb (0.9 kg) 3/8 cup (25 g)
    4 lb (1.8 kg) 2/3 cup (45 g)
    6 lb (2.7 kg) 7/8 cup (60 g)
    8 lb (3.6 kg) 1 1/8 cups (80 g)
    10 lb (4.5 kg) 1 1/3 cups (95 g)
    15 lb (6.8 kg) 1 3/4 cups (125 g)
    20 lb (9.1 kg) 2 1/4 cups (160 g)

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine Small Bites provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Pork Fat, Soybean Mill Run, Lactic Acid, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3504 kcal/kg (248 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 15.7 17.2 4.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 15.2 16.7 4.3 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 9.5 10.4 2.7 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 47.4 51.8 13.5 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.55 0.60 156 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.38 0.41 107 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.20 0.22 58 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.60 0.66 172 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.077 0.085 22 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 110 ppm 120 ppm 3.13 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 517 IU/kg 565 IU/kg 14.75 IU / 100 kcal

    References

    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.


    †An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ t/d™ Canine Small Bites contains 2.5 oz. by weight.

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