The product has helped my 9 year Border Collie very well, but prefer the older style product. The new food is too small, seems better designed for a small breed, also you need to feed more of it, which might become a weight issue.
by KAS on 09/20/2022
My dog thrived on this food until you changed it's makeup in the last few months. Have seen similar posts stating the same. She wants nothing to do with the food now & has begun to deteriorate. Thanks :(
by Susan on 09/18/2022
My dog has done great on j/d JOINT CARE for 2 years (picture of border collie on front of bag). Then we got a bag of MOBILITY shipped instead, picture of Golden retrieving bag and the size, shape of the kibble was different. After a few servings my dog refused to eat the kibble, which he has never done before What is different about the mobility labeled food and can I still get the former food that was titled j/d JOINT CARE (not mobility) ?
by Lauren on 07/12/2022
Have been giving this to Paddy, our Australian Cattle Dog. for over a week now on advice from our Vet. He is a very discerning about what he eats. I have wasted good money on expensive foods in the past. This morning he was at the back door waiting for me. When I opened the door had gave me the 'follow me' look as he lead the way down stairs where he sat next to his food bin. He started to salivate (never done that before) as I took the lid off. He loves this food. The stiffness in his back legs after he has been lying down has diminished significantly.
by Dave on 11/27/2021
My pup lost her back leg at 4months old due to injury (pulled from shelter with severe breaks). I knew joint health was a top priority for her remaining back leg. I also know I am not the best a daily medications myself and wanted to make sure she had the best I could give her. I started her on Hills J/D at 4 months and it is the only food she has received in her 11 years. Her back hock joint looks great and x-ray showed no signs of arthritis yet. She still loves to run and swim. She is a 45# lab mix and this food has kept her at a healthy weight. Her coat is average, some slight dryness in winter. Her teeth are fantastic. Nails are healthy and grow pretty quickly (we don't have a lot of concrete for her to naturally wear them down.) I have no proof but I believe this food has added years to my dogs life as far as mobility being a factor.
by Luv my pup on 05/31/2021
Worked great when it was around
by BP on 03/11/2021
My 4.5yo female desexed Labrador has been doing well on this for 2.5years now. She is a former guide dog, that was retired due to elbow dysplasia diagnosed at 6mo. I regularly tell people that I attribute her success to the j/d as she is comfy 98% of the time, and only requires occasional prescription medications after a big day of activity. Her coat is also glossy, and she loves the taste. The kibble size is ideal for most kongs or other feeding toys as well!
by Laura on 07/19/2020
The food took 2-3 months but with this food and a change in medications my 13 year old lab can now do stairs.
by Pennies mom on 07/16/2019
We adopted our dog Lupita after she was rescued from a drainage ditch with her puppies in Mexico. We soon realized that she was limping slightly and were horrified to see a SEVERE old hip dislocation on x-ray. We scheduled surgery to take care of the problem, but she needed months of rehabilitation and physical therapy after for such an old injury. We started her on j/d as soon as she was diagnosed and continued it throughout her entire rehab period. A lot of bigger dogs don't recover full range of motion after an FHO surgery but she's now the fastest dog at any dog park and you can't even tell she ever had a problem. I fully credit j/d with keeping her comfortable and mobile so she could work through her physical therapy.
by HillaryDVM on 01/03/2019
Before starting this food Lexy was having a lot of issues with her hips and joints. This food has really improved her mobility.
by Mom to Lexy on 08/03/2018
My 4 year old shihpoo Oscar has degenerative joint disease. Since he's been eating this food, he has not needed any pain pills. He's very active and playful. At the shelter, he was on regular food and needed Rimadyl daily. This food has done wonders for Oscar. Nobody would ever suspect my little guy has DJD.
by Oscar's Mom on 06/13/2018
My dogs are very active. Not only is this good awesome for their joints and mobility, but their fur has gotten so soft/shiny and they love the taste.
by Jackie on 03/03/2018
This food has been a game changer for our pug. A month into feeding J/D a definite improvement was made in his mobility. He is now his playful silly self and back to enjoying long trail walks again. No longer lagging behind, limping or unwilling to want to walk outside. I cant express how happy I am to see my little guy feeling better and enjoying life again!
by Pug Mamma on 12/12/2017
Our 14 year old deaf pug began to interact again with the family instead of sleeping 24/7 and actually broke into a trot instead of walking painfully and slowly. We tried to figure out what had changed and the only difference was the switch to Hill's J/D prescription diet. After 2 weeks she became perky, attentive, and more active. Amazing what a diet change can do.
by radtke54 on 04/21/2017
I've been feeding this to my 13 year old labrador for the last year or so of her life and it has positively impacted her mobility. It's also formulated well for an aging pup so I can give her the 4 cups of food she's used to without giving her too calorie dense of a diet. Keeping weight off of her was more of a challenge before I switched her to this more age appropriate diet.
by Mr Wolfe on 02/23/2017
I would love to continue my dog on it for her joint health but it doesn't come grain free and she itches when she eats it.
by Sweet Pea on 07/10/2016
Lucy is almost 11 and has been eating this the past couple years. I really do believe that it has helped her mobility.
by nope on 06/29/2016
Got this small bites for my Yorkie, she is 11 years old. I can't tell you how happy I am that I did, Lady is walking without limping and seems to be her old self. Thank you for your great work in this Hill's brand.
by tuffy2 on 05/31/2016
My dog is all about taking walks again. She would just stay laying down when asked to go on a walk while my other dog was all forit
by Waynebr49 on 05/10/2016
If anyone has an older dog who has slowed down due to hip pain I HIGHLY recommend this food. It is fairly expensive, but I have seen a world of difference in my 10 year old large breed dog since he has been on this food. He had gotten to where he was laying around and not even willing to go down the deck stairs to go to the bathroom. We had to let him out the garage. He is now running up and down stairs and jumping around like a puppy again. He has been on this diet for approx. 8 months now. We saw a marked difference in him after being on the food about a month. Amazing!
by wayne1992 on 02/08/2016
She started having some issues with mobility and after being on the JD for a month or so she is a lot better. I will keep her on this for life. Thanks.
by Woolfy on 12/18/2015
My dog has been on JD since October 2009. She was lame and it helped tremendously without the need to add medications initially. Her coat quality (which was always good ) improved tremendously as well. She loves it and with the wet food as a "treat" she loves it even more! Very pleased and recommend it to clients all the time.
by ericaltd1 on 12/17/2015
This food has helped my dog so much. Not only has the omega threes and antioxidants helped my senior pet to get around a little better, it has helped his coat to look amazing. It is wonderful that it is a long term maintenance type food. It is a senior styled diet that surpassed any and all of my expectations. It, like most prescription diets, is not cheap but the food is greatly fomulated and has a good caloric balance making it easy to feed any small to large dog.
by HamSandwich on 12/17/2015
I purchased J/D for my 8 year old Rottweiler (Honeybear) a few months ago. She was starting to get stiff every now and then and J/D showed results within a couple weeks. She gets up quicker and plays like her normal self! Thanks science diet for helping our baby!
by RottieLove on 10/06/2015
by Marshmellow on 10/01/2015
This product was recommended by my vet for older dog beginning to have joint issues, like struggling to get up from a lying position. I have purchased it at the vet and it is quite costly for a bag. However, I have another dog that is 7 years old and is very picky on what he eats and he likes it.
by YukonKate on 09/23/2015
This food is very expensive for the product you are getting. For 1/2 the price you can get Science diet, but the nutritional information is different (obviously two different products). I've been trying to find out exact information on the product I've been feeding my dog, but only been given the run around by Hill's. Very frustrating. My husband and I are very frustrated and would to like to change the food, but our dog is 11 years old, almost 12, and we don't want to risk his health by switching to Science diet. It's frustrating that on the bag of Hill's J/D it says glucosamine and chondroitin added, but yet it never gives you the amount of glucosamine and chondroitin that is in each serving. Yet, Science diet has the amount listed in the nutritional facts.
by Dagansmom on 09/16/2015
My dog likes this food okay, I have to buy large and small bites and mix them for her to eat it. She's funny that way. I think this food is very expensive and have not noticed a marked improvement in her movement. On the other hand, she isn't having the stomach issues she had on other foods she has eaten. Big plus. One other odd thing that no one else has noticed on this food, she has many BMs. This isn't common for her, just on this food. She has eaten it for several years and as I mentioned, it sits well in her stomach so we are sticking with it.
by Rea05 on 09/13/2015
This product was recommended by the veterinarian. He said it is great for labs and has vitamins that they need. It is very expensive. Would be great if the price was cheaper or got a larger bag for same amount of money !
by King on 09/09/2015
This product is amazing... I saw changes within about a week in my dogs... they felt better and also seemed to have more energy.
by stacey81 on 07/27/2015
I had adopted a large dog two years ago. Four months after I got him, he was not able to walk due to joint issues, He underwent joint surgery and the orthopedic surgeon put my dog on this diet. He recommended that I keep him on this for the rest of his life. The surgery and the Hill's diet have brought my 5 year old back to his energetic self again! The food is expensive but if it extends his active lifestyle, it's worth it.
by Shelby1 on 07/20/2015
Our 9 year old golden retriever recently began having problems with her rear legs. We found out she had two torn cruciate ligaments in both rear legs and had probably had this condition for years. We swim both her and our other golden every two weeks so think this is what helped her the most. The vet did not recommend surgery but did recommend this food. She is up and running around now, just a little over a month after her injury. We still swim her and her brother but this food is well worth the money. Plus you don't have to bother with the extra supplements of fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin. Great food!!!!
by Lambhouse on 06/14/2015
my dog "Bane", is a year and a half old bully. I adopted him when he was about 5 months old. well immediately I noticed him whining and limping. well I took him into work and of course ran bloodwork and gave medications. none that helped a lot. well after I decided to take xrays it was obvious!! He has no hips. Awful for that young. well I have had him on J/D dry and he is better than ever. no mediactions , no limping. just fantastic. few years back I also had my 21 year old cat on feline j/d. and let me tell you that her time left with me I saw the difference in weeks, not months but weeks for her lil old self to move around! it's awesome!!
by heather73 on 06/08/2015
I started feeding my 7yr old Golden Retriever j/d after her mobility problems increased as she aged. Previously she had been on medication to help with mobility, but after starting on j/d, she has been able to almost completely eliminate the need for it. Great food that I would recommend to anyone!
by zoogirl on 05/28/2015
I have noticed a great difference in Lizzie since I have been feeding her the J/D food. She has a condition that would cause her to limp severely whenever I tried to walk her. She has been on this food since January and she has better mobility and is able to walk longer without starting to limp. And when she does limp, it's slight.
by dalilaei on 05/27/2015
It's like having a new dog. While she used to have trouble getting around, now has a spring in her step.
by raven007 on 05/26/2015
Maggie my 7 yr old Springer Spaniel, was starting to get stiff, limp and getting slower to rise etc. She would be the non-fun dog at any party, hanging around the humans not playing with the other dogs. Within 6 weeks of changing her to Science Diet j/d mobility, she was a completely different dog! With no other change to her everyday life, I believe the food made all the difference! She is very spry, jumping like she did in her younger days; catching frisbee's. She no longer gets up with trouble and looks sore when she moves around. I would HIGHLY recommend this to any aging dog big or small to help them get around more freely without pain/discomfort and needing theur humans help to jump on the bed.
by maggie125 on 05/23/2015
I am so happy that my two dogs love this food, especially since they are large breed dogs. They need as much joint health as possible to help support their large body frames, and with the j/d they are getting that and more! They can't wait for meal time, and gobble it down no problem! It also seems to have improved their coat quality with nice silky fur, and no flaky skin. Highly recommend this food!
by Udinesespeck6 on 05/22/2015
My dog has been slowing down and seems achy during the stormy weather. I switched her to J/D on the advice of my vet and she has new, boundless energy and is like her old self again.
by rachelhoneychik on 05/20/2015
I'm a small animal veterinarian. I have found this diet to be flavorful, patients love it and I have had more than 50 patients on the dry food with wonderful success in enhancing their overall comfort with whatever orthopedic condition they are challenged with and are maintaining well. Added bonus is the enhanced amount of omega fatty acids makes J/D a great diet to use for skin issues due to allergic conditions too! I LOVE this diet and can ask any of said clients I've used it with to state their happiness with it and their pets.
by Lovecanines on 05/20/2015
This product is delicous and really helps improve mobility
by Tracy2012 on 05/20/2015
I have 2 dogs. The one was placed on J/D due to having severe hip dysplasia. My second dog who is the most finicky eater who we have resorted to buying a different flavor of food each bag broke her way into the cupboard where the bag of J/D was and inhaled it. And has continued to love it ever since!
by KarissaK on 05/19/2015
I have seen dogs with osteoarthritis improve with the diet alone.
by teeki1 on 05/19/2015
I am blessed with a wonderful 14 year golden retriever that has difficulty with his mobility. My veterinarian recommended Science Diet prescription J/D and I have seen great improvement in his gait and mobility. He was slipping and falling before I switched his feed and now he is much more stable and has a better quality of life. I am an employee of a vet clinic so I have used Hill's products for years, It is a brand that I trust.
by austin01 on 05/19/2015
My border collie had cruciate ligament surgery as a pup, and 10 years later was starting to slow down. j/d was a great thing for her, up and around, wanting to work again. She even started jumping up and down when she was excited! Great product.
by Lizj82 on 05/19/2015
I am the owner of 2 boxers. We have been giving our 11 year old boxer j/d for the past 5 years. It has done wonders for her weight control as well as her mobility. We recently put our 3 year old boxer on it as well and she loves it also. I have nothing but good things to say about this food.
by princessjb13 on 04/03/2015
Use of this product (Hills jd mobility) has resulted in improved activity levels in my senior Labrador . He walks minimum 3 miles daily and is back to enjoying being out doors. Daily use of this food has greatly improved his life style. Highly recommend it for any dog with mobility issues.
by mak2 on 04/03/2015
Before trying the Hill's j/d, I had my dachshund on a weight maintenance diet and fish oil and glucosamine supplements as well as a daily prescription pain reliever. He was still in obvious pain and discomfort. I was looking into adding more pain medications to make him feel comfortable. I heard about j/d and started the transition over. My dog absolutely loves his food and I noticed a difference in his coat, skin and joints soon after switching. That was in January 2014. To date, my dog has not had any pain medications in months. I believe his last dose was in the summer. He is off of all his joint supplements, and we are weaning off of his fish oil (he was put back on due to an auto-immune skin condition). He is walking, running and acting like he did as a 5-6 year old dog. He is absolutely more happy and comfortable than he was before the switch. I always tell people to believe in nutriseutical treatments over pharmaceuticals, but that food treatment is ideal. I am saving money on expensive supplements and prescription medications and all I did was change my dog's diet. He is happier and I am, too.
by DoxieMama on 02/10/2015
Our dog has had severe joint issues. As he aged our vet recommended this product. It has reduced his decline in mobility as he has aged. And he enjoys the food.
by Jeff53 on 12/26/2014
I have used the j/d (dry and canned) for all my dogs (my own and my foster/rescues) - with excellent results; all were very active dogs who put in lots of miles as my trail running partners. When they were older, we alternated trail days (walking more than running, then) with dog paddle days! Almost all lived to almost 16, and were quite mobile until medical issues took them : > (((
by Griffon16 on 12/16/2014
My dog is a finicky eater. She is always ready to eat her meals when I put the food in her bowl. She cleans it up immediately.
by Deb21 on 12/07/2014
This food really seems to help my great dane's joints.
by judyk on 11/20/2014
Hands down this is the best mobility food there is. It is what kept 2 of my pets going for extra years!
by bekenna5 on 10/30/2014
very good product make a big diference. Dog is walking better
by HVWvailla on 10/15/2014
This is a healthy reliable product to feed my 75 lb mature chocolate Labrador retriever He is almost twelve years old and going strong Vet suggested its use many many years ago I have confidence in it and he finishes it up at each meal gladly Some nights he gets an extra handful as a bed time snack if he's been out running in the park
by Joanie28 on 10/12/2014
Before feeding my 11 year old, Miller, (Great Dane/Lab Mix), this food, he used to seem lazy and not very playful, etc. Well, he's been on this food for about a year now and he plays like a puppy almost daily! Miller had a period of time where he tweeked his back/neck. His Vet recommended this food because of his general age and breed. But, what sold us was when the Vet told us that all her clients swear by this food and that it's changed their dog. She couldn't be more right! Thank you so much for making this product! I can now have more playful and happy years together with my big boy! :-)
by ShannonTheDogTrainer on 10/10/2014
We have a rescue dog who is approximately ten years old and 44 pounds. She started having difficulty this spring with her ability to get up after laying down, going up and down steps, jumping in and out of the car etc. Our vet recommended the jd mobility and the results were astonishing. Within 48 hours there was a marked improvement and in no time at all, she was her old self. I was amazed. The jd mobility is awesome.
by chrissykay on 09/27/2014
My 12 year old Australian Shepherd was sleeping a lot and stiff getting around. She had been a competitive herding trial champion but was really slowing down. I put her on J/D diet at the recommendation of my veterinarian and was amazed with the change. She is like a puppy, we use her for daily chores and to give herding lessons. This weekend she did herding demo's for the entire day and was up and ready to go the next morning! I would recommend this diet to anyone with an active senior dog, even if they are not displaying significant mobility problems.
by Shelby10 on 09/25/2014
The convenience of having all the supplements my dog needs included in a food from a manufacturer I trust is only outweighed by the fact that my dog loves it! I know the incredible amount of research that has gone into the addition and quantity of every ingredient and am assured of the highest quality as Hills is held to international standards.
by Kat1530 on 09/24/2014
Within three weeks of starting Ty on the Hills J/D diet I noticed increased ease of mobility! Will keep him on this as long as he needs it!
by peachpitk on 09/16/2014
I have three dogs, Border Collie, Heeler/Aussie X and a Shih Tzu. I feed all of them J/D dry but do add a couple of tablespoons of Science Diet wet to their bowls two times a day. I have used Science Diet Products for over 15 years and started using this product because the 7 year old BC has bad hips and the Heeler/Aussie X has an injured front foot joint and an injured rear leg joint. The dogs lost approximately 7-8 pounds each after about a year on this product. I decided to switch to a Regular Science Diet product and noticed in 6 months, that the dogs weren't doing as well on this diet and had gained back some weight, so therefore they are back on J/D and I believe they feel much better on it, more active, less painful for them and have lost the extra weight they gained.
by Deb7 on 09/16/2014
The food appears to add in my dogs mobility. It is taken with an anti inflammatory. He is a senior and he walks every day. Without the combination of the mobility food and the anti inflammitory he would be unable to walk.
by Hoochie on 09/15/2014
the food is wonderful for my pets joint issues...the cost is a bit high and should be lowered to make the food more affordable to all pet owners...also there should be more available discount coupons for the food on a monthly or bi-monthly basis...over all the product is great for my pet
by firefighter1 on 09/06/2014
Both of our dogs love this food! It's definitely made a huge improvement in our male who has hip dysplasia, he doesn't limp anymore and doesn't have to take pain medication. The price is a little high, but I work at a vet clinic so I get the staff pricing which really helps. I always recommend this to clients. I wouldn't feed our dogs any other food!
by slhumbert on 09/05/2014
J/D seems to be a very good product for my 12-year-old golden retriever. He walks approximately a mile a day.
by Sherry22 on 09/05/2014
I love the J/D diet. my dog is only 6 but was diagnosed with hip dysplasia when she was only 6 months old. since then, we knew that she would need special care and our hopes of making her a working dogs (she came from a line of pulling dogs). the vet wanted us to put her on fish oil every day. ..2-3 capusule twice a day. it was hard to get those pills in her. this J/D diet was recommended to supply the large doses of omega 3 fatty acids that our dog needed. she loves the food and we don't have to push those big gel caps down every day!!
by justinccc on 09/04/2014
We had an older dog with arthritic hips and this food seemed to benefit him. Later, we got another adult dog and we just continued to use this food. Our adult dog liked the taste and so we kept using it. She is now 9 year old beagle/german pointer mix and gets around like she's half that age. We currently have a 7 month old terrier/boxer mix and she prefers the Prescription Diet over her puppy chow so we mix it in. She picks out what she wants to eat. Since she was a stray that was hit by a car (broken leg), I feel that your food is also aiding in her recovery.
by Meech on 09/03/2014
I have been using j/d for the past year. My dog is an 11year old Golden Retriever that still enjoys going for walks, and still plays with his toys, because of the benefits from his j/d diet. I was using another Science Diet formula food previously, along with a fatty acid supplement, and considered using a glucosamine product as well, due to mobility issues. The j/d provides everything my mature dog needs, so I no longer need a fatty acid supplement, and didn't need to purchase a glucosamine product. My dog also loves the food! It's great to see him enjoying a good quality of life, even at an older age!
by Debbie8600 on 09/02/2014
Saw significant difference in my dog's mobility after just a few weeks on this dog food. Would highly recommend, for any dogs with joint problems.
by Scifigeek21 on 08/29/2014
My two dogs are titled in agility competitions. Their careers have been supported by J/D diet and now that they are retired seniors, 10 and 12 yrs., they are still very mobile. This truly significant because they are large breed dogs that are known the show signs of aging at an earlier age.
by PapaBear28 on 08/29/2014
I have had my 10 year old Husky cross on J/D for the last three years! Ever since she was diagnosed with mild hip dysplasia. She has been great ever since! She jumps, runs and plays like a 5yr old! Very happy with this product and recommend it to all geriatric dogs!
by Trinty03 on 08/29/2014
I only have a two year old Shep/golden/border and he is always on the go. He is VERY clumsy. When throwing a ball for him his back end would always give out and he would fall. We did x-rays and everything was totally fine. So we put him on J/D mobility and within a week or so you could already see the difference in his running and jumping. I believe this diet has helped him and it is wonderful. It is a bit of a strain on the budget as he is a large dog! But since it works I will not turn back now! Thank you!
by Echo11 on 08/26/2014
I am a veterinary professional and feed both of my dogs this product. One of my dogs is a senior and needs mobility support but the other is younger and still benefits from its joint support. I've noticed a big difference in my senior dog's mobility since feeding this diet as well as healthy weight management. Very pleased. I also recommend it to the clients I see with senior dogs.
by MrsMonty on 08/24/2014
J/D mobility has helped bring new life to my 3 legged Lab. She improved greatly after starting the food after just one month. She enjoys her walks and play time more and loves the taste of the food!
by JW31 on 08/24/2014
A little over a month ago my husband and I adopted a 5 year old German Shepard. She was a bit of a mess and I had already noticed how she wasn't running properly. After talking with the vet we put her on J/D and have noticed a HUGE improvement in her mobility in just a month. Thank you for creating such a wonderful product that has helped our new family member in such a short period of time.
by KayLee on 08/21/2014
We started our dog on JD after she began to show signs of having problems getting up from sitting or laying down position. After just a few weeks we noticed she was no longer struggeling to get up, and she is able to go on longer walks. The only issue I have with the product is that it is very expensive. It costs about 3X what I was previously spending. However I will contunue to purchase this for my dog becuase she is doing so much better.
by Teri59 on 08/20/2014
Thank you Hill's for making this brand specifically for joint mobility. My dog was started on this after his knee surgery and had remarkably recovered fast like he hadn't had surgery after all. He doesn't like to eat dry so we also give him the wet canned version as well. We also would like to thank you for the special offers you have on the website, we were able to save a few dollars while feeding him this brand. We hope that you continue to keep up the quality.
by dmcpa2rn on 08/19/2014
My Golden, Archie, came to me through a rescue with some behavior issues and severe soft tissue damage to his left front shoulder. Xray could not reveal anything and MRI was next but before having the procedure my vet, DR. B. prescribed Hills J/D. He was confident it would work and was right, Archie is 100% and it is all because of my vet's recommendation of the right food and exercise. With the online coupon it is really not much more than good food from a pet store or online and is better quality. I now feed my Japanese Chin and Staffordshire mix J/D mixed with their regular food. All three maintain a healthy weight and are happy, well adjusted and always excited when it is time to eat. Thank you Hills.
by MJames on 08/16/2014
This product is used for joints but i use j/d for my Puggle's skin. Hes been on j/d for 3 years and he doesn't itch like he used to in the winter i haven't had to give him any skin medication. The j/d food is an excellent choice for Stewarts coat and Im very pleased. Also, the large bag lasts me like 3 months, so its well worth it!
by Court on 08/14/2014
I had my doubts when the vet recommended that I start my dog on the j/d diet. I have to say that this food has really helped my dog. He has torn ACL's in both hind legs and is a high risk for surgery. The j/d diet made a big difference in how easily he can walk. I saw the difference for myself. I highly recommend this product.
by Jan621 on 08/13/2014
That is the product that my dog can actualy hold . He used to have diharea with other products but with J/D Mobility, now it has stoped. The product also give him great skin.
by Chester21 on 08/13/2014
Since starting my 10 yr old Shepard on this diet he has become more active and will fool us into thinking he can run like he used to when he was a puppy.
by yasejj on 08/11/2014
My dog had a limp and was not as spry as she used to be until the Vet recommended J/D. Within 3-4 weeks she was chasing squirrels and as peppy as ever. Thank you J/D
by GailE1 on 08/11/2014
I started using j/d for my 9 year-old lab mix a few year ago at the first signs of joint aging & slowing. I'll admit, the first few days, it took us both getting used too.There was a strong smell to the food as I opened the bag, he even spit it out. But by day 3 he was eating it well, he actually liked it, and by day 6 or 7 he was bouncing around again! He is now 13 years old and still going strong, I know it was the food that has helped him this far. I don't know how bad-off he'd be without it. I was so impressed with it, I also feed it to my other dogs, no problems with them yet as they get older and their coats are shiny and stools are right as they should be. I recommend j/d and Science Diet to everyone. They're one of the only companies that I know that have reliable AAFCO statements (when it says it's for adult dogs, it really is for adults and not "all life stages"). My dogs are much healthier and happier because of Hill's.
by starbital on 08/10/2014
Hudson is my 10 1/2 year old Old English Sheepdog. At the age of approximately two, he was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. In 2011, my vet referred me to a surgical vet as I was considering hip replacement. Upon the surgical vet's recommendation, I started Hudson on the j/d canine mobility diet to aid with weight loss and mobility. Hudson has gone from 93 pounds in 2011 to near his goal weight of 74 pounds today. He also enjoys his walks more even tolerating longer distances. Hooray! My vet says the best thing I can do for my sweet boy is to keep him "lean and mobile" and I believe j/d canine mobility food plays an essential role in that prescription.
by LanaTX on 08/07/2014
My 10 year old german shepherd has been on pain meds for the last year for aches and pains. After two months of feeding J/D we have stopped the pain meds and she is doing great. No signs of pain in her hips. so pleased :)
by vorksatthvet on 08/07/2014
I began feeding Rosie j/d when she was about 4 years old for preventative reasons. After watching my black lab go through his senior years with painful, limited mobility, I knew I wanted to start Rosie on a food that would help her stay healthy as long as possible. I am so happy to report that this food works! Not only have I seen it in my own pets, I have recommended this food to others and have seen the remarkable results with my own eyes. Rosie does not have to take any additional supplements with this food because it contains fish oil, flax seed and Glucosamine Hydrochloride (which is absorbed more easily by the body than Glucosamine Sulfate.) We are very happy with this food and trust Hill's as well for our other 5 canine family members! Thank you!
by Julie85331 on 08/06/2014
I started feeding my pyrenees, lab mix the Hill's Large Breed formula when she was two years old. I transitioned her to j/d about two years ago. My dog is very active. She loves to play outside and though she is nine she runs like a much younger dog. j/d provides great joint support and keeps her quality of life up.
by ADogsBestFriend on 08/05/2014
I have 2 dogs on this product and it works really well
by LeighA on 08/04/2014
This dog food has made an amazing difference for my 12 year old labrador and his joint pain. Before we started using this food, he was whimpering about walking up or down the stairs. Now stairs are no problem. He is also playing and running more often too.
by KAMC on 08/03/2014
I started my now 10 year old golden retriever on this food three years ago and was amazed to see the improvement in her gait. She had mild changes at that time and has only minimally progressed from there. She loves the food, it sits well with her stomach, and her coat still looks great!
by Jackie815 on 07/27/2014
My lab has hip dysplasia. Because JD food expensive, we've tried alternating it with other cheaper food every other month. If we keep her on JD, she does well. If we alternate with some other food, she suffers. So, even though it's expensive, it works. We put our pup on regular science diet food as she was having stomach issues. That has worked for her. Thumbs up. Just wish it didn't cost so much.
by TwoLabs on 07/26/2014
Great product that seems to help our Golden Retriever's coat.
by Shelby1234 on 07/21/2014
I love this dog food for my dog. He was having a lot of mobility problems. Since he started eating this food he made it the entire winter without needing any additional prescription medication for the pain. I do have concerns about the price continually going up. It is getting out of my budget to buy this food. Especially with his other vet bills. I continue to buy it because it works.
by bswtheresa on 07/21/2014
My Weimaraner "Mollie" was on a different large breed dog food when I started noticing her skin was starting to get dry and flaky. She would have period where the skin on her belly would turn red and smell very bad. While playing ball, she would often yelp and hold up her front legs - I'm assuming soft tissue injuries in her carpels. I changed her diet to JD and haven't looked back. It's been 6 months since the diet change, her skin looks perfect. There are no dry, flaky patches. The red spots are all gone and her coat is shiny and soft. I run ~ 20 miles a week with her with and play ball all the time! She has had no instances of the wrist pain she used to experience while on the other diet. She is happier, she looks extremely healthy and fit and that makes me a happy dog owner :)
by Mollie on 07/20/2014
My lab mix has been on the J/d for years. She is almost 15 and still runs like a puppy. Her coat is beautiful and she really loves the taste.
by Cat33 on 07/19/2014
Canine Mobility is blended for our 12yr Pointer mix, 7yr Lab mix and 7yr Husky mix. All are high energy pets who beg for their long 3 mile walks in the preserves when we're off or to go out and throw a ball. They actively chase backyard wildlife and do hour long therapy visits at the nursing home. Over the year weight is consistently maintained, even through the winter snow.
by 3DogNight on 07/17/2014
Only weeks after adopting our dog Monkey, we noticed a significant limp and pain after he was active. I am a veterinary technician and the veterinarian initially prescribed multiple medications to help deal with pain and inflammation. The medications helped to a certain extent, but the limping continued. Then I began working at another clinic that had a strong relationship with Hill's and their diets. The veterinarian suggested putting Monkey on Hill's j/d diet and seeing how he did. He loved the food and within a matter of weeks we had not only discontinued the medications, but Monkey showed no signs of limping, even after a long active day. Monkey has been on j/d ever since (about 6 years!) and I know it has significantly extended not only the length, but the quality of his life too. We are constantly complimented on how soft and shiny his fur is, too, no doubt a side effect of all those good Omega-3's! As a vet tech I'm constantly telling clients about the benefits of j/d and what it can do for the quality of their pet's life.
by Jennifer721 on 07/16/2014
I began my husky mix on this at a young age. Not being sure of his genial background, I wanted to ensure he would not suffer from arthritic hips as he got older. So far, so good. He is 8 years old and acts like a newborn puppy! In my heart of hearts, I truly believe that I owe this all to your dog food! Keep up the great work and thanks for making the lives of our babies better with your terrific food! Kim & "Bruno"
by kimmybruno on 07/14/2014
My dog is a very active 6 year old Labrador and once I started her on j/d I could tell a difference right away. She was not near as stiff and sore in the morning after an afternoon of hunting as she was before we started her on j/d. And an added benefit is how shiny and healthy her coat looks! She will be on this diet for life.
by Barrelracingblondie on 07/09/2014
Our 14year old Weimer has been on j/d Canine Mobility for several years now and we began seeing signs of her old playful puppy self after the first bag. She is interacting with her play friends now instead of just watching them play. She is able to get up and down with ease and no longer needs help! Great product! Thanks for helping us keep our Weimer healthy and happy!
by Webbie14 on 07/05/2014
My dog was on an nsaid tablet once a day and pain tablet twice a day for joint pain. I started feeding Hill's j/d 2 months ago and now I only have to use the nsaid as needed which is only periodically if he's had a strenuous workout, even then sometimes my dog doesn't need it. Feeding Hill's j/d has saved me a significant amount of money due to the fact that I no longer have to buy a bottle of nsaids from my veterinarian monthly.
by rjdeck on 07/04/2014
I wish we would have known about his hip displaysa sooner so we could have started him on this food many years earlier.
by eyohman1 on 07/03/2014
We have only been using the dry food for a couple of weeks. Hopefully, it will help our border collie to have better mobility. We are looking forward to seeing our border collie getting up for sitting and lying position a lot easier.
by Luckybc3 on 07/02/2014
We have a seven and a half year old, 160 pound Newfoundland. His breed, size and age make him prone to joint problems. He has shown signs of joint pain over the last few years, and although supplements and medication helped, the only lasting difference has come from being on J/D for the last year. On top of the excellent joint benefits, his ears and skin have improved as well.
by NewfFamily on 06/27/2014
HER NAME IS STELLA. IT WAS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. I WAS SPEAKING WITH STELLAS PREVIOUS OWNERS ABOUT HER HISTORY ETC. SHE IS AN OVERWEIGHT 9 YEAR OLD CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL WITH A CATERACT IN ONE EYE AND DEAF. I DIDNT CARE SHE IS AN AMAZING DOG. HMMMM I THOUGHT TO MY SELF HOW AM I GOING TO GET THIS WEIGHT OFF? SHE DOESNT ENJOY COMING DOWN OR GOING UP STAIRS. I DID RESEARCH AND WITH THE HELP OF MY VETERINARIAN WE CAME UP WITH A DIET PLAN OF J/D........................TODAY SHE IS BOUNDING UP AND DOWN THE STAIRS. ON WALKS SHE ISNT HUFFING AND PUFFING LIKE BEFORE. SHE KEEPS UP WITH MY 4 YEAR OLD COCKER SPANIEL. I HAVE ONLY HAD MY STELLA FOR ABOUT A MONTH BUT THROUGH THIS JOURNEY IT FEELS LIKE I HAVE ALWAYS HAD HER SINCE A PUP. I CANT BEGIN TO THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR MAKING MY STELLA WHOLE AGAIN.
by STELLACAV9 on 06/21/2014
I have been using Prescription j/d for my 12 year old Staffordshire Terrier for about 4 months and have noticed improvement in his mobility.
by nonnac on 06/19/2014
This is my second time around with this product. It has really helped my two dogs with mobility. I do think it is expensive and really hurts my budget...however I love my dogs so I buy it. I would have given it 5 stars if it used more organic ingredients.
by WYGIRL on 06/13/2014
It seems to be helping!!! My dog enjoys the taste and always eats all of her meal.
by Fiona on 06/08/2014
After sharing our concerns about our dog's diminished mobility (seven year old beagle cross), with our veterinarian during Dakota's annual check up, he recommended we try Prescription Diet j/d. In addition to the obvious goal of reducing joint discomfort, our dog was somewhat over ideal weight, and the j/d product was also recommended to help with this concern. We noticed some positive changes after about 3 weeks, and more significant improvement after a month. We were happy to buy a second bag of the food, confident that Dakota was moving more easily, and was less hesitant on stairs and jumping up on the couch. Dakota settled into his new food quite easily (he had not changed food before) with no digestive discomfort at all.
by CliffC on 06/04/2014
I'm on my way to the Vet now and I can't print a coupon! Not very happy!
by ylloh06 on 05/30/2014
My dog loves it. Very expensive but seems to be helping his mobility
by Artman on 05/29/2014
This product has had an impact on my dog arthritic condition.
by hssdwatts on 05/17/2014
Almost three years ago our Pekingese, Snickers, was having trouble getting up and down stairs. He would stumble when we took him for a walk and would not want to walk very far. I was explaining this to our vet one day and he suggested J/D. What a difference it made in our dog. In a very short time he was running and chasing is tail again. Now he beats me up the stairs. I was very impressed the the results. Hill's you gave us our dog back again, thanks.
by Sharon58 on 05/12/2014
We put our 70lb dog on JD when she was 11-1/2 yrs old. At 13 she's more mobile and active than she was at 10 yrs old! I resisted my Vet's recommendation for a couple of years due to the high price and the fact that is was mostly made of corn. Once the vet explained the quality of the other ingredients, such as the very large quantity oh high quality of fish oil, I decided to give it a try. Since I no longer have to purchase fish oil supplements, the cost is more reasonable. My only regret is that we didn't put her on it sooner!
by TomS on 05/12/2014
My dogs have been on J/D Prescription Diet for about 7 years since my oldest dog, now 12, was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. They love the food and my dogs are very, very active and flexible for their ages. I am happy with the continued agility the food is giving them in their senior years. Any pain is slight & they have avoided medications. Their coats are shiny & beautiful. My only complaints are the high price (and the limited coupons on the Hill's site so I cannot use them as often as I need to purchase the food) and I would like to see less grain as the primary ingredients. Overall a very good product!
by Carol42 on 05/09/2014
Hill's® Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine Mobility is a blessing for sure. Ever since I have used this for my dog her limp went away. She now walks like normal again. Wow what a difference. We decided to try it under the recomendation by my vet, it works wonders. Thank You!!!
by Addie1 on 05/09/2014
I have a large breed dog that benefits from the joint & mobility support provided with this diet. It came recommended by my vet, and I wouldn't have my boy on anything else! As he ages, he's likely to have more joint issues; for now, it keeps him healthy, happy, and active. He gets very excited at mealtime & there has never been a single piece of kibble left - no issues on taste!
by Monkey4902 on 05/08/2014
My vetinarian recommended the JD diet for my 13 year old border collie. She never wants to stop running and seemed to be having issues with her back legs stiffening up after running. Instead of buying separate expensive supplements, it was recommended that the food was a great way to get her what she needed for her joints. We started her on the JD diet and she has been great. She doesn't have issues after running and we are extremely happy!
by shelby1022 on 05/07/2014
One of my dogs is senior and has joint issues. This food has really helped her get around. Not only does it improve her mobility, but she loves it! It does have a rather strong odor, though. Thanks to how well it works, she does not need pain meds as often as she did before switching to this food.
by sheltienut on 05/07/2014
Our golden loves it and it seems to help. he is 9 and has trouble doing things he use to find easy. It also is very easy on his system.
by jameswhite1015 on 05/04/2014
I have 2 Mini Schnauzers that are 10 and 11 and I've started to notice them slow down a little, so I wanted to feed a food that would help them with their joints and overall health. After only a couple weeks I've noticed a little more pep to their steps and the biggest thing right now is that my dogs bark to be fed! They usually get excited at meal times, but now they bark at me to feed them faster! That can only mean that they love the food! I was feeding a high quality food prior to the J/D too, so it was just a surprise that me dogs love it so much!
by Jenny2014 on 05/02/2014
I have an Aussie 7 years and a Border Collie 4 years that both compete in flyball and agility. Putting them on J/D has pretty much stopped the soreness and laying around for a couple of days after a trial. They love the taste, have beautiful coats and are pretty easy to keep at a good weight even though it is a little higher in calories. I recommend it to my friends and family all the time. Thank you Hills
by Rootbeer on 05/01/2014
This product was recommended because we have an older Lab mix that was showing the quite typical symptoms of aching and stiff joints. Slow movements and trouble in getting up and down. There was definite improvement after using this product. Is it inexpensive? No. Was it worth it to help her with her pain? You betcha. Would definitely recommend to others.
by Daizy on 04/27/2014
We started our 13 year old lab on JD Science Diet about 1 year ago. She was having trouble with mobility. JD seems to have helped her alot. We have always feed our dogs Science Diet and will continue to do so. The quality is always good. It might cost a little more, but I feel my dogs are with it. Thanks Science Diet!
by Park on 04/24/2014
I can see the difference with this dry food. My dog is 5 again!!!
by c1302 on 04/23/2014
Working at a vet clinic, I've seen the benefits of J/D first hand with many dogs. Recently, I decided to switch my 8yr old Australian Shepherd to J/D. He hasn't shown any signs of slowing down yet, but I liked the results I've seen with J/D and the vet agreed that it would be a good diet as he ages. He loves it, and seems to have even more energy than before. No one had told this dog he was getting older, but now he's acting even more like a puppy than before! It's been incredible to see. He adores the outdoors, and loves going on bike rides, walks, and his favorite activity, horseback riding. He will run with me while I ride my horse for miles, and never misses a beat or seems sore afterwards. This food has been fabulous, and is well worth the cost to ensure that he won't have to miss out on his favorite activities as he ages.
by T0427 on 04/23/2014
Both of my dogs enjoy this food. I can tell that it has been of help during their aging process. They are more mobile and active. I feel good that I can help them through their later years.
by Moms on 04/23/2014
I absolutely love this food for my 11 yo beloved dog, Sebastian. After 3 knee surgeries, he was limping with aches and pains. His ortho doctor recommended j/d Prescription and less than 1 week he was running around and completely quite limping. I was overly amazed, I happily rave about this food and highly recommend it. He also loves the can version. It is well worth the money to keep him healthy. Thank you Hills!!!
by Sebastian03 on 04/23/2014
I've been using your dog food for the past 3 years for my now 5 years old pitbull. She was opered in both her knews, one 3 years ago for her joint ligament and 2 months ago for her other for her joint ligament and her "ménisque" (sorry I'm french lol). Your product as realy help my dog to get better faster. Thank you for your quality products :)
by leannleger on 04/22/2014
I have a 6 1/2 year old mastiff who absolutely hates taking medications. I wanted to have him on a glucosamine/ chondroitin but it was stressful for both him and me to give. I tried all different kinds like tablets, pills, and chewables. I decided to try the hills J/D diet he absolutely loved it. His coat is beautiful and he runs like a puppy. I couldn't be more impressed with this diet and best of all no fighting with medication!!
by mskay on 04/21/2014
I've had my dog on j/d mobility for the past 5 years since she had tightrope surgery to replace her CCL in both stifles. She has recovered and now goes on runs and long hikes. I do not need to give her Rimadyl anymore either.
by tschwed on 04/18/2014
Only negative for this product is my dog does not seem too excited to eat it. Results over time have been noticeable however, he's up and about and on the go!
by Ollie15 on 04/17/2014
I love J/D!!! I have a 7 yr old Vizsla. In the past year and a half he has had to TPLO surgerys. Due to having hip problems he was already on J/D prior to both surgeries. J/d helped him support his joints while he was healing from the surgeries. He did so well and it and since it has all the supplements and fatty acids. It is so much easier to just feed him the diet rather than give him pills. He did so well on the diet that we switched our 7 yr old to J/D as well. Besides seeing a difference in mobility/ I have also seen a difference in their coat, which is a bonus! We ran out of J/D at our clinic and I had to try a different joint diet. After a few days of the other diet. I did notice a difference in their coat and they seemed not as agile. I am very happy with J/D. Thank you for making such a wonderful diet for our aging family members.
by DawnB on 04/16/2014
Our large dog had mobility issues after several surgeries. Our vet recommended J/D to us hoping that it would alleviate his issues. It definitely has helped and is able to be mobile in less pain then he was on other dog foods. Very grateful for this product.
by Grateful on 04/14/2014
Nelson is a 114 lbs of 4 legged LOVE. He is 8 years old and has had joint problems for a while. We started to feed him j/d Prescription Diet and he has shown much movement of his hip joints. Thanks for making all of your products and helping all of our 4 legged LOVES.
by bev66 on 04/12/2014
I have a Lab Sharpei mix. He has been having toruble with arthritus in his hips. my doctor recomended the j/d formula food to try. J/d was very pallateable for Dorado, and it was easy to switch him to this diet. After about a month, he is able to run up and down the stairs again, we began to hike again, which Dorado loves to do! he seems to be having less pain and is back to his playful happy self! i recomend this food to anyone who has a dog with mobility issues, it really really works!!! Thank You Hills for improving the quality of life for my beloved companion Dorado!!!
by Timothy on 04/10/2014
I adopted Iris after she was hit by a car. She loves to run, but can't because she has cartilage and soft tissue injuries to her right tarsus (ankle). I started her on j/d hoping to prolong the life of her cartilage. I didn't want her on lifelong medication for pain. She has been on the diet for 5 years now and while she can't run a marathon, she is doing much better keeping up with me and our other dog. She can even go up and down the stairs without limping!
by IrisMagnolia on 04/10/2014
My 11yr old large breed dog has all the energy of a puppy but his joints would get really sore from playing. Much improvement noted after changing to j/d and he is much more mobile.
by JMF2008 on 04/09/2014