Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine

For the Nutritional Management of Dogs with Non-Struvite Related Urolithiasis

Urolithiasis is marked by a variety of symptoms for your dog that often include straining to urinate, frequent urination, blood in the urine and a painful abdomen. This condition, which consists of mineral stones forming in the urinary tract, is often initially treated with surgery and then followed with proper nutrition to help prevent recurrence of the stones.

Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine dog food was developed to aid in the management of dogs with the problems associated with urolithiasis, specifically calcium oxalate, urate and cystine urolithiasis. Low protein and calcium reduce urinary concentrations of urolith-forming constituents (Target urine pH: 7.1 -- 7.7). 

Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine can also be used in dogs with advanced stages of kidney disease because of its low mineral levels and formulation.

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  • Key Benefits

    For the Nutritional Management of Dogs with Non-Struvite Related Urolithiasis

    Urolithiasis is marked by a variety of symptoms for your dog that often include straining to urinate, frequent urination, blood in the urine and a painful abdomen. This condition, which consists of mineral stones forming in the urinary tract, is often initially treated with surgery and then followed with proper nutrition to help prevent recurrence of the stones.

    Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine dog food was developed to aid in the management of dogs with the problems associated with urolithiasis, specifically calcium oxalate, urate and cystine urolithiasis. Low protein and calcium reduce urinary concentrations of urolith-forming constituents (Target urine pH: 7.1 -- 7.7). 

    Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine can also be used in dogs with advanced stages of kidney disease because of its low mineral levels and formulation.


    These characteristics make Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for dogs with urolithiasis or end-stage kidney disease.


    Protein
    Calcium
    Low Along with certain amino acids and nucleic acids, this combination results in decreased urinary concentrations of stone-forming constituents.
    Target Urinary pH 7.1 -- 7.7 Increases the solubility of non-struvite crystals.
    Taurine L-Carnitine Added High Help maintain normal heart muscle function.
    Dietary Buffering Capacity Increased Helps counteract the tendency for metabolic acidosis, a common complication of kidney failure, and helps lessen muscle wasting.
    Sodium Low Supports kidney health
    Antioxidants Added Defend cells from free radicals, promoting a healthy immune system.

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    Indications:

    Calcium oxalate, urate, and cystine urolithiasis; end stage kidney disease.

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.
    • Patients with struvite urolithiasis, hyperlipidemia, hypoalbuminemia, pancreatitis, history of pancreatitis or at risk of pancreatitis.

     

    Additional Info:

    • Decreases purine intake and uric acid excretion, which lowers risk of forming urate crystals and uroliths.
    • Protein level are sufficient for the maintenance of adult dogs, yet low enough to dilute urine by decreasing urea production.
    • Urine pH of individual dogs may vary due to complicating factors such as time of feeding before urine collection, type of urine collection, individual animal variation, or test methodology. Note: Dogs on low protein foods such as Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine commonly exhibit unusual laboratory values. Specifically urine specific gravity (USG) is usually less than 1.020 and blood (serum) urea nitrogen (BUN) is less than (10 mg/dl). Monitoring USG, urinary pH and BUN are methods to monitor the food’s effectiveness and owner compliance
    • Long-term use: Dogs fed Hill's Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine long term should be monitored for the development of protein depletion. Because dogs with urate orcystine urolithiasis may have underlying metabolic abnormalities, we recommend performing a fasting serum chemistry profile and echocardiogram every 6 months in these patients.

  • 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.

    • Reinforce with clients to feed Hill's™ Prescription Diet dry food & wet food.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.

    Adult maintenance

    Weight of Dog Amount per Day
    5 lb (2.3 kg) 1/2 cup (50 g)
    10 lb (4.5 kg) 7/8 cup (85 g)
    15 lb (6.8 kg) 1 1/8 cups (110 g)
    20 lb (9.1 kg) 1 1/2 cups (150 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 2 cups (200 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 1/2 cups (250 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 3 cups (295 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 3 1/3 cups (330 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 3 3/4 cups (370 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 4 1/4 cups (420 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 5 cups (495 g)

    Use only as directed by your veterinarian. Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ u/d™ Canine provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Brewers Rice, Corn Starch, Pork Fat, Egg Product, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Lactic Acid, Potassium Citrate, Soybean Oil, Calcium Carbonate, L-Lysine, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid , Vitamin D3 Supplement), Dried Beet Pulp, L-Threonine, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, L-Tryptophan, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    4015 kcal/kg (398 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 10.1 10.9 2.5 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 19.1 20.6 4.8 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 2.6 2.8 0.6 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 58.1 62.8 14.5 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.30 0.32 75 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.20 0.22 50 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.21 0.23 52 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.51 0.55 127 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.048 0.052 12 mg / 100 kcal
    Taurine 0.10 0.11 25 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 311.0 ppm 336.2 ppm 7.75 mg / 100 kcal
    Total Omega-3 FA 0.73 0.79 182 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 689 IU/kg 745 IU/kg 17.16 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™ u/d™ Canine contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

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