Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food

Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food

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A Pet's Guide to Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food

If a postoperative, injured, or sick domesticated pet could speak human, we would hear about the urgent necessity for a complete nutritional food for your convalescent pet. Pets undergo significant metabolic changes when recovering from trauma which can cause stressful conditions that require maintenance of their natural immune defenses.

Animals require the appropriate care and food ingredients after tough situations. Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians formulated this #1 vet-recommended Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food to recuperate from a debilitative state.

Supported convalescence from the highest nutritional needs are therapeutic and your pet will celebrate the inevitable comfort, increased energy, and renewed strength from this specialized recipe from Hill.

What are the nine ingredients that make Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food the best recipe for a veterinary process?

After surgery, injury, or during illness, a pet needs nutritional ingredients to recuperate properly during a stressful condition. Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food provides a complete and balanced food for convalescent cats and dogs that need the following nine ingredients:

  1. Highly digestible proteins and fats meet increased energy needs
  2. High levels of antioxidants support the immune system and offset oxidative stress from the patient's condition
  3. High levels of B vitamins and zinc cause an easier recovery
  4. Increased potassium combats potassium depletion and metabolic alkalosis
  5. High levels of glutamine combat complications from infection and boost immunity from a cellular issue and/or an intestinal lining issue
  6. Arginine and other amino acids help reduce muscle and organ tissue breakdown
  7. High omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation
  8. High energy density increases appetite in pets that don't have any appetite
  9. The thixotropic fluid gives smooth consistency to the canned food in order to be fed either by hand, bowl, syringe, tube, or spoon
Why should your pet eat Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food?

The chicken flavored urgent care veterinary canned food supports during the recuperation period for a postoperative, an injured, or sick cat or dog. With the above nine ingredients above, the specialized recipe was formulated to assist in the convalescent pet's healing process.

This recipe is intended for intermittent feeding only. Use only as directed by your veterinarian.

Nutritional Value

This Hill's Prescription Diet a/d product lists its specific ingredients. Below are the nutritional values of crude protein, fat, and fiber:

Crude Protein (44 %) is the measure of all sources of nitrogen and includes nonprotein nitrogen, which may have no human value. Crude protein is a chemical analysis of the protein (e.g., chicken, milk, etc.) and non-protein (e.g., grains) amounts in the food.

Crude Fat (33.2 %) is the term for fat-soluble materials such as lipid content in your pet's food when ingested.

Crude Fiber (0.4 %) is a measure of indigestible cellulose, pentosans, lignin, and other components of this type of chemical fibers. It has little food value but provides major intestinal tract peristalsis, a wave-like muscle contraction to relax the stomach muscles.

Daily Feeding Guide and Care Instructions

A cat or dog's body weight, age, and condition affect how much your feline or canine is given daily. Each pet differently ingests the Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food product. Available are the 24-pack 5.5 oz. cans of Chicken Flavor (1 can = 150 mL):

  1. 1. Select a feeding schedule based on the following patient criteria:
    a. Schedule 1: Cage rest
    b. Schedule 2: Surgery, sepsis, cancer, trauma, fever, or hepatic lipidosis
    c. Schedule 3: Severe burn, injury, or head trauma
  2. Divide the day into three to six equal feedings to avoid gastrointestinal side effects.
  3. See the recommended dosage chart for adult pets with 5.5 oz. can:
Adult Canine and Feline Daily Diet Guide
Weight of Pet (lb.) Schedule 1 (mL) Schedule 2 (mL) Schedule 3 (mL)
5 lbs. 110 mL 132 mL 176 mL
8 lbs. 157 mL 188 mL 251 mL
10 lbs. 185 mL 222 mL 296 mL
15 lbs. 251 mL 301 mL 402 mL
20 lbs. 311 mL 374 mL 298 mL
30 lbs. 422 mL 507 mL 675 mL
40 lbs. 524 mL 628 mL 838 mL
50 lbs. 619 mL 743 mL 991 mL
60 lbs. 710 mL 852 mL 1136 mL
70 lbs. 797 mL 956 mL 1275 mL
80 lbs. 881 mL 1057 mL 1409 mL
90 lbs. 962 mL 1155 mL 1539 mL
100 lbs. 1041 mL 1250 mL 1666 mL

Adjust your pet's daily feeding to a necessary amount in order to achieve and maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.

Transition to Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food

For best and safe results, gradually transition over seven days by decreasing the amount of their current food while increasing the amount of new food. On day 1, start by mixing of daily caloric intake with water dilution. On day 2, try mixing of daily caloric intake with water dilution. On day 3, give the entire daily caloric intake.

Storage

After feeding a portion of the can, cover and refrigerate the unused can.

Concluding Thoughts

The most important thing that you should know about Hill's Prescription Diet a/d Urgent Care Canned Dog and Cat Food is that it assists in your pet's significant healing process after surgery, illness, or injury.

Official AAFCO (The Association of American Feed Control Officials) states that Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet k/d provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult pets.

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.

Directions

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 3 - day transitional feeding strategy may be necessary.

  • Day 1 1/3 of daily caloric intake with 2/3 water dilution
  • Day 2 2/3 of daily caloric intake with 1/3 water dilution
  • Day 3 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 3 - 6 equal daily feedings to minimize gastrointestinal side effects. (1 can = 150 ml.)

Transition Instructions

A gradual transition to a new pet food is important to avoid digestive upset. To transition, mix your pet's current food with the new food. Over 7 days, gradually decrease the amount of the current pet food while increasing the amount of new pet food. In some cases, your veterinarian may recommend no transition or a shorter transition time.

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