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A Dog's Guide to Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food
If a domesticated dog could speak human, digestive care and weight management will be top of the list. Almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can impact a dog's mobility, activity, and impact their overall quality of life. The good news is that there are dog food brands that prioritize nutrition and digestive care.
Hill formulated Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management to guarantee dogs' specific nutritional requirements with complete, metabolic nutrition. When looking for the right food to control your dog's weight, consider Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food. Your dog will ruff, Losing weight never felt so good!
How does Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food work?
This specific Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management recipe for dogs contains nutritional ingredients that help your canine with their digestive care and weight management. This food's specified ingredient blend naturally works with your dog's unique metabolism and helps avoid weight regain after weight loss.
The unique fiber blend helps your dog feel full and satisfied between meals. A high amount of antioxidants supports a dog's vitality and holistic health. Hill's exclusive S+OXSHIELD controls excess minerals that cause the creation of kidney calcium oxalate stones and struvite crystals.
Why should your dog eat Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food?
Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management meets the special nutritional needs of adult dogs that require digestive care, help with weight management, and a better immune system. This diet is a weight management diet through canines' unique metabolism so your dog can enjoy a happy and active life again.
Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food contains nutritional values in crude protein, fat, and fiber:
Crude Protein (23.0 %) 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. The recipe's low crude protein is important to avoid overtaxing the kidneys.
Crude Fat (9.0 %) is the term for fat-soluble materials such as lipid content in your dog's food when ingested. The diet is restricted in fat.
Crude Fiber (15.0 %) is a measure of indigestible cellulose, pentosans, lignin, and other components of this type of chemical fibers. A highly digestible fibrous food boosts the healthy absorption of essential vitamins and minerals. It provides major intestinal tract peristalsis, a wave-like muscle contraction to relax the stomach muscles.
Daily Feeding Guide and Care Instructions
Available food bags are the 17.6 lb. and 27.5 lb. Bags of Chicken Flavor as well as 6 lb. and 17.6 lb. Bags of Lamb and Rice Formula. A dog's body weight, age, and condition can affect how much your canine is given daily. This dog food bag has a calculated calorie content of 260 kcal (1,000 kilocalories) per cup.
See the dosage chart below with recommended daily feeding portions per cup for adult dogs:
Adult Dog Daily Weight Management Maintenance
|Ideal Weight of Dog (lbs.)||Weight Loss (cup)||Weight Control (cup)|
|10 lbs.||cup||1 cups|
|15 lbs.||1 cups||1 cups|
|20 lbs.||1 cups||2 cups|
|30 lbs.||2 cups||3 cups|
|40 lbs.||2 cups||3 cups|
|50 lbs.||2 cups||4 cups|
|60 lbs.||3 cups||5 cups|
|70 lbs.||3 cups||5 cups|
|80 lbs.||4 cups||6 cups|
|100 lbs.||4 cups||7 cups|
Adjust your dog's daily feeding to a necessary amount (either less or more food) to maintain optimal weight.
Transition to Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food
For best results and safety, make sure to gradually transition from your dog's current food to their new diet over seven days to avoid digestive upsets.
On days 1 and 2, start by mixing 75% of the dog's current food with 25% of the new food. On days 3 and 4, mix 50% of each in their bowl. On days 5 and 6, mix 25% of the dog's current food with 75% of the new food. On day 7, exclusively feed them the new Hill diet.
Feed the diet food throughout the day, and keep fresh water accessible at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your dog's condition.
Store the bag at room temperature. Keep away from children and pets.
The most important thing that you should know about Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Dry Dog Food is that it contains nutritional ingredients that provide a unique weight management diet through a canine's specific metabolism.
Official AAFCO (The Association of American Feed Control Officials) states that Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet i/d provides complete and balanced nutrition for lifelong maintenance of adult dogs.
Lamb Meal, Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Sorghum, Corn Gluten Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Whole Grain Wheat, Soybean Meal, Dried Tomato Pomace, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Coconut Oil, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, L-Lysine, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Pork Fat, Soybean Oil, Carrots, Iodized Salt, Lipoic Acid, 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), Taurine, Choline Chloride, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene.
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