Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Canned Dog Food
Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Canned Dog Food
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Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Weight Management Canned Dog Food

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Just like the human epidemic, almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can impact the pets quality of life and relationship with family because that extra weight can reduce play time, impact mobility and affect the lifelong general health of your dog. Hill's nutritionists & veterinarians developed Prescription Diet Metabolic clinical nutrition specially formulated to support your dog's weight management. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months with the nutrition of Metabolic.

Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Canine provides all the nutrition your dog needs during weight loss and maintenance. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how our Prescription Diet foods can help your dog to continue to enjoy a happy and active life.

Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic Canine Vegetable & Chicken Stew provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.

Is Canned Dog Food Better for Weight Loss?
Answer

Yes, canned food is considered better than kibble or dry food for various reasons. Firstly, canned food is known for containing more meat protein than its dry counterparts. And secondly, they have lesser carbohydrates as well. According to the nutrient chart, canned food has 28 to 50 percent protein, 20 to 32 percent fat, and 18-57 percent carbohydrates. These numbers are 18-32 percent protein, 8-22 percent fat, and 46-74 percent carbs for dry. Additionally, thanks to their airtight packaging, canned dog food usually have no synthetic preservatives, which is a huge plus. There are o flavourings and food colourings either. Therefore, meat ingredients in canned food are close to their natural state, making them more palatable and appetizing than dry dog food.

What Is the Best Wet Dog Food to Gain Weight?
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Your dog could be under its ideal weight for various reasons. It could be in the healing phase from an injury, have a history of abuse, or might be picky. The good news is that it's easy to return to a healthy weight through well-thought-out nutrition and care. Usually, dog care must have an ideal balance of workouts and a good diet to achieve holistic health. To ensure that your dog healthily gains weight, ensure that the diet contains high fat and protein content. This should help your puppy gain weight steadily in just a couple of weeks. Additionally, include wet or fresh foods like Hill's prescription diet metabolic canine to the diet, which are more palatable and appetizing to the dog. Moreover, if you don't want your dog to be on a protein diet primarily, you can include more sweet potatoes and pumpkins in your dog's diet. These will boost your dog's digestion and weight gain with a high concentration of fat and fibre.

What Dog Food Is Best for Weight Loss?
Answer

Dog's gain weight just like humans, by eating too much and not exercising at all. If you're feeding your dog large amounts of treats, table scraps, and food, they will be obese in no time. This is especially true if they are not very active. One of the best ways to jumpstart your dog's metabolism and weight loss process is to consult a veterinarian and look at a prescription diet metabolic dog food like Hill's prescription diet. One of the most straightforward solutions for weight loss is to feed the dog the everyday meal in the morning but replace the second meal of the day with low-sodium green beans, a little bit of kibble, and dog-grade multivitamins in the evening. Moreover, switching your regular dog treats with fresh carrots, apples, or green beans will also help along the weight loss journey. Remember to subtract the calorific value of goodies from the meal you provide your dog.

What Is the Most Preferred Low Fat Canned Dog Food?
Answer

Low-fat canned dog foods are ideal for dogs suffering from specific health issues like pancreatitis, obesity, and inflammatory bowel disease. A good canned dog food should have 16 percent or less fat on average. A good canned dog food must have below-average fat content and good protein levels and should be rated four or higher. Some of the best canned dog food specially formulated to support weight loss programs include Hill's prescription metabolic diet, Royal Canin Veterinary Diet, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets, and more.

How Much Canned Food Should a Dog Eat Daily?
Answer

The ideal amount of canned food for dogs depends mainly upon the size, age and breed. Ideally, every brand recommends feeding as per the bodyweight of the dog. For hill's prescription diet metabolic canine, it starts from 3/8 can for dogs below 5lb and goes up to 3 and 3/4 can for dogs weighing 100lbs.

Does Wet Dog Food Make Dogs Poop More?
Answer

No, wet dog food is not known for making your dog poop more. However, if you have recently switched to new dog food, that might cause your dog's digestive system to act up and cause diarrhoea or loose stool. It's advisable to start new dog food gradually and slowly to avoid discomfort regarding stools and bowel movements.

What Can Make a Dog Lose Weight Fast?
Answer

The best way to make your dog lose weight fast is to consult a vet and get on a prescription diet tailor-made for your dog. Knowing the dog's conditions, size, age, and other details will help the veterinarian prescribe a bespoke diet with custom nutrients required to lose weight healthily. Apart from that, pet parents can ensure that the dog's daily intake contains fewer carbs, more protein, low fibre, and the right amount of fat. Additionally, pet parents can modify the feeding schedule, portion size, and other details to help with the weight management program.

Is Canned Dog Food Healthier Than Dry?
Answer

Yes, canned foods are ideally healthier than their dry counterparts. This is because canned dog foods usually contain more meat protein than dry dog food. Additionally, canned dog foods have fewer carbs and more protein. Moreover, since canned foods come in an airtight container, they don't require synthetic preservatives, flavourings, and colourings. This means that the meat content in canned food is more natural than their dry alternatives.

Water, Pork Liver, Carrots, Green Peas, Rice, Powdered Cellulose, Corn Starch, Wheat Gluten, Chicken, Flaxseed, Dried Tomato Pomace, Chicken Liver Flavor, Coconut Oil, Potassium Alginate, Calcium Chloride, Egg Flavor, Calcium Lactate, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate<(>,<)> Guar Gum, Lipoic Acid, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid<(>,<)> Vitamin D3 Supplement) <(>,<)> L-Lysine, Potassium Citrate, Iodized Salt, Taurine, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate<(>,<)> Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate), L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene

BK21344 - PD Canine Metabolic Vegetable & Chicken Stew Can - Weight Control - using 12.5 oz (354 g) can
Daily Feeding Guide
Ideal Weight of Dog Weight Loss Weight Control
5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 can 7/8 can
10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 can 1 1/3 can
15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/4 can 2 can
20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/2 can 2 1/3 can
30 lb (14 kg) 2 can 3 1/4 can
40 lb (18 kg) 2 1/2 can 4 can
50 lb (23 kg) 3 can 4 2/3 can
60 lb (27 kg) 3 1/3 can 5 1/3 can
70 lb (32 kg) 3 3/4 can 6 can
80 lb (36 kg) 4 1/4 can 6 2/3 can
100 lb (45 kg) 5 can 8 can

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.For best results & safety practices:Cover and refrigerate unused portion.Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period.Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food and treats.Keep fresh water available at all times.Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.

Option UPC/SKU
13 oz, 12-pack, Chicken Flavor 052742195711
12.5 oz, 12-pack, Vegetable & Beef Stew Flavor 052742339917
12.5 oz, 12-pack, Vegetable & Chicken Stew Flavor 052742340210

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