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Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Kidney Care Dry Food

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Product Details

I simply must find out why my pet seems so sluggish. So I go to the experts. Hills Prescription Diet k/d Canine Kidney Care dog food is formulated by veterinarians and nutritionists to support your dogs kidney health. Kidneys are very important because they remove waste substances from the blood, and maintain the normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. There are many causes for kidney, or renal, disease that result in a variety of uncomfortable and life threatening symptoms for your dog. The disease may develop either suddenly or gradually, and may a result from other diseases, changes in health, hereditary tendencies, and nutritional factors.

Prescription Diet k/d Canine Kidney Care therapeutic food for dogs is clinically proven to extend and improve quality of life in dogs. It contains reduced phosphorus to help maintain healthy kidney function, as well as reduced levels of protein to help alleviate kidney workload. Reduced sodium helps maintain normal blood pressure. Blood flow to the kidneys is boosted by increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids, while increased levels of B-complex vitamins compensate for vitamin losses in the urine.
  • Poor kidney function
  • Loss of vitamins due to frequent urination
  • Kidney disease
  • Compromised quality of life as result of kidney disease
SKU: 8750

Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Pork Fat, Chicken, Egg Product, Flaxseed, Whole Grain Corn, Whole Grain Sorghum, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Pork Liver Flavor, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Potassium Citrate, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement,  Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), L-Threonine, Iodized Salt, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, L-Tryptophan, DL-Methionine, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene. 

Analysis:

Protein min 12.00%
Fat min 16.00%
Crude Fiber max 2.80%
Calcium min 0.50%
Sodium max 0.28%

Reviews

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Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Dry Food
 
4.5

(based on 136 reviews)

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    (38)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dog likes it (40)
  • Easy to digest (28)
  • Nutritional (21)
  • Good value (16)
  • Tasty (7)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (23)
  • Dog doesn't like it (4)
  • Bad taste (3)

Best Uses

  • Older dogs (30)
  • Special needs (26)
  • Larger dogs (9)
  • Active dogs (4)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Convenient Way to Treat Kidney Disease

Since being diagnosed with kidney disease, my 12-year-old Lab had been eating Science Diet Mature Adult Large Breed food along with 3 capsules a day of Azodyl. The Azodyl was inconvenient and...Read complete review

Since being diagnosed with kidney disease, my 12-year-old Lab had been eating Science Diet Mature Adult Large Breed food along with 3 capsules a day of Azodyl. The Azodyl was inconvenient and expensive, but more importantly, my Lab began to resist eating at all, knowing the Azodyl was hidden in his food. Any time he discovered that capsule hidden in a treat, he would spit it out, necessitating shoving it down his throat. I finally turned to Prescription Diet K/D and what a difference! Jake still gets prescription anti-inflammatory and pain pills in his food, but now he has no resistance to eating. While expensive, this food is definitely worth it because now I have a happy, healthy dog again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Awfully expensive for what it's made of

It may be great stuff, but the #1 and #2 ingredients are brewer's rice, and pork fat. Other ingredients are inexpensive as well. Sure it may be "just the right...Read complete review

It may be great stuff, but the #1 and #2 ingredients are brewer's rice, and pork fat. Other ingredients are inexpensive as well. Sure it may be "just the right mix" but the actual cost of the ingredients in a 35 lb bag amounts to a pittance compared to the cost. Surely they (Hills) have recouped their R&D costs by now, and ought to lower the price.

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4.0

This product is what my dog needs, but it's pricey.

By texasus

from Franklin, TN, USA

Comments about Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Dry Food:

My vet (and my dog's tests confirm) that he needs to be on this prescription food. He likes the taste okay…although at times I do add a little chicken broth, especially on the rare occasion he's not too interested in the food. I do wish it was not so expensive (and I have a big dog)…would LOVE some coupons from time to time!

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5.0

worked great to help keep my senior dog going

By zoedog

from Rockfield, KY 42274, USA

Comments about Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Dry Food:

Has helped keep my senior dog going now for over 1 year. However her health continues to worsen. Thanks for giving us the time with my girl.

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5.0

Appealing food despite being renal formulated

By Anonymous

from Wesley Chapel, FL, USA

Comments about Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Dry Food:

I was glad to have a dog food that was appealing to my aging cocker with medical issues. She is a picky eater, and the dry appeals to her and I use the wet to give her medications. I bake the canned for dog treats for her. A bit more work but it is giving her a much better quality of life at this time! Thank you!

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4.0

product's great features

By Bmcnick

from Palos Park,IL

Comments about Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Dry Food:

kibble is a good size for older dogs who might have problems with chewing larger pieces. appears to have good flavor for dogs. seems the feeding proportions are a little high. I was feeding the recommended amount but my dog seemed to be gaining weight so I had to cut back on the amount for each feeding. I don't know yet if the change to k/d has had any affect on the kidney function. I sure hope so because the product in very expensive.

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5.0

This product is great buy for the price.

By Morgan10

from Saugus, MA, USA

Comments about Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine Dry Food:

The product is prolonging my dogs life. His numbers have proven its ability to increase my dogs life.

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