Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food
Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food
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Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food

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Mobility & joint health

A Dog's Guide to Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food

If a domesticated dog could speak human, mobility and joint health may be top of the list. Being proactive about mobility issues early in life can avoid the need for more aggressive treatments later in a dog's life. Even a little extra body weight can impact a dog's mobility, activity, and affect the lifelong general health of your dog.

The good news is that there are dog food brands that prioritize nutrition and joint care by providing specific clinical nutritional requirements with complete, metabolic nutrition for adult dogs. Hill formulated Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food to help your dogs walk, run, and jump in as little as 21 days.

When looking for the right food to control your dog's weight, consider Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food. Your dog will ruff, I feel like a puppy again!

How does Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food work?

Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food recipe for dogs contains nutritional ingredients that help your canine with their mobility issues and joint care. This specific recipe with a high amount of antioxidants and a therapeutic level of omega-3 fatty acids support a dog's vitality.

The enrichment of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate assists support the health of cartilage, especially in the case of osteoarthritis. Added L-carnitine helps the dog's body metabolize fat into energy. The food product also controls calories.

Why should your dog eat Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food?

Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food meets the dog's nutritional, digestive needs. Hill's specialized recipe preserves joint cartilage, maintains a healthy weight, avoids extra stress on joints, and supports a healthy immune system. Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food guarantees a happy and active life.

Nutritional Value

Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food contains nutritional values in crude protein, fat, and fiber:

Crude Protein (17.0 %) 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 (11.0 %) 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 (12.0 %) 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 8.5 lb. and 27.5 lb. Bags of Original Bites Chicken Flavor. A dog's body weight, age, and condition can affect how much your canine is given daily, according to your veterinarian. See the dosage chart below with recommended daily feeding portions per cup for adult dogs:

Adult Dog Daily Maintenance
Dog's Weight Daily Amount (cup)
5 lbs. cup
10 lbs. 1 cup
15 lbs. 1 cups
20 lbs. 1 cups
30 lbs. 2 cups
40 lbs. 2 cups
50 lbs. 3 cups
60 lbs. 3 cups
70 lbs. 4 cups
80 lbs. 4 cups
100 lbs. 5 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 j/d Joint Care 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 diet. 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 diet. On day 7, exclusively feed them the new Hill diet.

Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet j/d dry food, canned food, and dog treats. Feed the diet food throughout the day, and keep fresh water accessible at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your dog's condition.

Storage

Store the bag at room temperature. Keep away from children and pets.

Concluding Thoughts

The most important thing that you should know about Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Joint Care Dry Dog Food is that it contains nutritional ingredients that provide a unique weight management diet and supports the joint health of adult dogs.

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

Moisture: Max. 10.0 %
Protein: Min. 17.0 %
Fat: Min. 11.0 %
Crude Fiber: Max. 12.0 %
Total Omega-3 FA: Min. 2.00 %
Carnitine: Min. 200.0 ppm

Whole Grain Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Flaxseed, Soybean Mill Run, Brewers Rice, Soybean Meal, Pork Fat, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, 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), L-Threonine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, L-Tryptophan, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Chondroitin Sulfate, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

Your pet may need less or more food to maintain proper weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. With your veterinarian's approval, mix increasing amounts of your dog's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period. For maximum benefit, this product must be fed as the only food. Supplementation is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food.

Adult maintenance
Daily Feeding Guide
Weight of Dog Amount per Day
5 lb (2,3 kg) 5/8 cup (60 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 cup (100 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/3 cups (130 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 2/3 cups (165 g)
30 lb (14 kg) 2 1/4 cups (225 g)
40 lb (18 kg) 2 3/4 cups (270 g)
50 lb (23 kg) 3 1/3 cups (330 g)
60 lb (27 kg) 3 3/4 cups (370 g)
70 lb (32 kg) 4 1/4 cups (420 g)
80 lb (36 kg) 4 2/3 cups (460 g)
100 lb (45 kg) 5 1/2 cups (545 g)

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.For best results & safety practices:Use within 60 days after opening.Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period.Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food & treats.Keep fresh water available at all times.Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.

Option UPC/SKU
27.5 lb Bag, Original Bites, Chicken 052742859804
8.5 lb Bag, Original Bites, Chicken 052742862002
8.5 lb Bag, Small Bites, Chicken 052742858302

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