A Dog's Guide to Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food
If a domesticated dog could speak human, suffering from food allergies and urinary issues would be top of the list. Food sensitivities and adverse skin reactions can cause potentially serious problems, such as skin irritation, rashes, or even gastrointestinal upset. They can wreak havoc on a dog's comfort, overall health, and quality of life.
The good news is that there are dog food brands that prioritize nutrition, digestive care, and food allergies. Hill's clinical nutritionists formulated Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food to guarantee support for their food sensitivities and adverse skin reactions, as well as complete and balanced nutrition for your dog's needs.
When looking for the right food to continue to enjoy a happy and active life, consider Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food. Your dog will ruff, My sensitivities won't get the best of me!
Why should your dog eat Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food?
This food has clinically demonstrated visible improvement in the dog's skin and coat after 30 days. This specialized z/d recipe supports a healthy immune system, promotes a healthy skin barrier, helps normalize stool quality, and helps skin and digestive signs of adverse reactions from food.
The specified ingredient blend of highly hydrolyzed animal protein (z/d) and single purified carbohydrate source, high levels of vitamin E and natural fiber, and essentially enriched fatty acid provides the best results and safety for eaters. The recipe also has no gluten, no soy protein, no lactose, and no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives!
The clinically proven high amount of antioxidants and unique fiber blend supports your dog's satiation and holistic health. Hill's exclusive S+OXSHIELD controls excess minerals that cause the creation of kidney calcium oxalate stones and struvite crystals.
Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food contains nutritional values in crude protein, fat, and fiber:
Crude Protein (14.5 %) 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 (10.0 %) 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 (6.0 %) 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 7 lb., 8 lb., 17.6 lb., and 25 lbs. Bags of Original Flavor. A dog's body weight, age, and condition can affect how much your canine is given daily. See the dosage chart below with recommended daily feeding portions per cup for adult dogs:
Adult Dogs Daily Maintenance
|Your Dog's Weight ||Daily Dosage|
|5 lbs || cup|
|10 lbs || 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 feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
Transition to Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food
It is especially imperative and for the best results to slowly transition your dog over seven days with food sensitivities. This is to support sensitive stomachs, maintain weakened immune systems, and 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 z/d dry food, canned food, and dog treats. Keep fresh water accessible at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your dog's condition.
Store the bag at room temperature away from direct heat and moisture. For best results, store in an airtight container away from where your pets can reach it. Keep away from children and pets.
An important thing to know about Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Skin/Food Sensitivities Dry Dog Food is that its hydrolyzed protein (z/d) helps avoid adverse reactions to food.
Official AAFCO (The Association of American Feed Control Officials) states that Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's Prescription Diet z/d provides complete and balanced nutrition for lifelong maintenance of adult dogs.