Hill's Prescription Diet Canine k/d
For the nutritional management of pets with kidney disorders. There are many causes for kidney disease (also called renal disease) resulting in a variety of uncomfortable changes, which even can be life threatening to your dog. Kidney disease can be either sudden (acute) or occur gradually (chronic).Â Hills Prescription Diet Canine K/D has been specially formulated by veterinarians to help manage dogs with kidney disease. Kidney disease may develop because of other diseases, changes in health, breed/hereditary tendencies or even nutritional factors. Signs of kidney disease dont usually appear until more than two-thirds of kidney function are lost. Hills Prescription Diet Canine K/D is clinically proven to extend and improve quality of life in dogs with kidney disease. Indications: Kidney disease (renal failure and renal insufficiency) Early heart disease. When fed in the early stage of kidney disease, Canine K/D reduces disease progression. Dogs fed Canine K/D showed significantly fewer clinical signs and survived twice as long. Key Benefits: Protein - High quality & reduced - Reduces accumulation of toxic protein-breakdown products whilst meeting essential requirement for protein. Non-protein calories - Increased - Ensures adequate energy, avoiding protein catabolism. Phosphorus - Reduced - Slows progression of kidney disease. Dietary buffering capacity - Increased Helps counteract metabolic acidosis. Lessens muscle wasting. Omega-3 fatty acids - Supplemented - Improves renal blood flow. Sodium Reduced -Controls hypertension. Slows progression of kidney disease. Limits fluid retention in early heart disease. Soluble fibre Increased - Decreases ammonia re-absorption in the bowel. Lowers blood urea level. B-complex vitamins Increased - Combats increased urinary losses due to polyuria. Superior antioxidant formula - Added - Reduces harmful free radicals to support kidney function. Ingredients: Ground rice, animal fat, dried whole egg, ground maize, flaxseed, digest, maize gluten meal, Fibrim 1260, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, vegetable oil, L-lysine hydrochloride, calcium sulphate, salt, potassium citrate, magnesium oxide, taurine, L-tryptophan, vitamins and trace elements. Contains EU approved antioxidant. Warning: Not recommended for Cats, Puppies, Pregnant or lactating bitches or Dogs with hyperlipidaemia or pancreatitis, or with a history of, or at risk of, pancreatitis. By purchasing Hills Prescription Diet Canine K/D, you confirm your pet has been examined by a vet who has recommended the use of this food on the basis of examination and diagnosis. You understand it is recommended while your pet is being fed Hills Prescription Diet Canine K/D, you seek veterinary advice at least every 6 months regarding the usage of this food and the on-going care of your pet. Should your pets condition deteriorate in any way while using Hills Prescription Diet Canine K/D seek immediate veterinary advice.