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Hill's Prescription Diet g/d Canine Aging Care Dry Food

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    Product Details

    Good old Molly has a sweet personality and she is wonderful company, but she has not been in a very good mood lately. Poor heart health affects your dog's quality of life as well as mood. The food your dog eats plays an important role in his or her overall health and well-being. Hills nutritionists and veterinarians have developed Prescription Diet g/d Canine Dry Food, Early Cardiac Healthy Aging.

    Older dogs are at risk for many diseases and require food designed to help reduce nutrient excesses that may be harmful to their system. Reduced phosphorus helps minimize stress on aging kidneys; reduced sodium helps decrease fluid retention and maintain normal blood pressure; reduced protein helps decrease kidney workload; optimal fat levels reduce pancreatic workload; increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids support kidney health. Your pet's heart is the most important organ in the body, and factors such as age or weight may affect its function. Kidneys remove waste substances from the blood and maintain normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. With Prescription Diet g/d Canine Dry Food, Early Cardiac Healthy Aging, Molly is in for a pick-me-up.

    Hill's Prescription Diet g/d Canine Dry Food is:

    • Made with premium ingredients
    • For kidney and heart health in aging dogs
    • Formulated with reduced protein, sodium, and phosphorus
    • Fortified with omega-3 fatty acids to support kidney health
    • Full of optimal fat levels for pancreatic health
    • Easy to digest and highly palatable
    SKU: 8816

    Ingredients

    Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Ground Whole Grain Corn, Dried Egg Product, Pork Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Flaxseed, Soybean Oil, Chicken Liver Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Pork Protein Isolate, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, Taurine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Ethoxyquin (a preservative).

    Analysis:

    Protein min 15.50%
    Fat min 8.50%
    Crude Fiber max 2.00%
    Calcium min 0.35%
    Phosphorus min 0.25%
    Sodium0.26%

    Reviews

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    Hill's Prescription Diet g/d Canine Dry Food
     
    4.6

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    • Dog likes it (3)
    • Easy to digest (3)

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    Best Uses

    • Older dogs (4)
    • Special needs (3)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good diet for more than Cardiac issues

    Our vet recommended mixing this diet with the current prescription hypoallergenic food we feed our older german shepherd dog because he was having mild renal insufficiency following a thyroid operation. The lower phosphorus level...Read complete review

    Our vet recommended mixing this diet with the current prescription hypoallergenic food we feed our older german shepherd dog because he was having mild renal insufficiency following a thyroid operation. The lower phosphorus level helped his kidneys get back to normal function more quickly, and we are continuing to mix it in with his regular food. He likes it and as long as we keep the mixture at 50%, he tolerates it.

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    Size bag is poor, food quality excellent

    Excellent diet for pets that have cardiac and liver disease. The food is well balanced and has good taste, making it easy to transition to the diet. However, it is very unfortunate that...Read complete review

    Excellent diet for pets that have cardiac and liver disease. The food is well balanced and has good taste, making it easy to transition to the diet. However, it is very unfortunate that for long term use, only 8.5 lbs bags are available; wishing for the 35 lb bag to return to the market.

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    5.0

    g/d food

    By judabd

    from Undisclosed

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

    excellent product wish it wasn't so costly. Your coupons help a lot with the cost and are greatly appreciated

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    4.0

    This is a well formulated product for aging dogs

    By Sawtooth

    from western Connecticut

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

    This was recommended by our regular vet as a maintenance diet for our 13 year old Yorkie. He has enjoyed good health over a full and active life (now made a little more active by his 2 year old companion!). He and I are both entering later life, which means attention to achieve a healthy diets in the face of diminished physical stamina and activity. Enjoyable nourishment without becoming overweight is our mutual goal.

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    5.0

    Keeps our dog healthy!

    By Missy3

    from Minnesota

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

    Our dog was originally put on this prescription diet food because she has pancreatitis but our vet says there are so many other health benefits she should live a long life! She is a rat terrier who is 12 years old - don't tell her she still thinks she's a young pup!

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    5.0

    Rusty always enjoys the food. He gobbles it up immediately.

    By Reenie

    from Indiana, USA

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

    As long as Rusty is happy we are happy. He has never turned away for g/d and enjoys it. G/d has a lot of nourishment for an older dog. Rusty will be 11 this month and he still plays fetch every single day.

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    4.0

    Vet recommended but very expensive

    By MayaJ

    from Santa Barbara, CA

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

    My vet recommended this food and if it prolongs my dog's life then I am all for it. However, this food is only available in 8 pound bags and I use it for one of my fifty pound dogs. This is very expensive. My vet has suggested moving my other 2 dogs onto this food but without larger bags available, it's not financially possible. I see large bags of several Prescription Diet formulas at our vet, but for whatever reason, this one is not available. Why?!

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