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b/d® Canine Healthy Aging & Alertness - Dry

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Hill's® Prescription Diet®
b/d® Canine Healthy Aging & Alertness


Clinically proven brain health nutrition

Hill's® Prescription Diet® b/d® Canine is a complete and balanced food that provides all the nutrition dogs need.

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.

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Key Benefits

Prescription Diet® b/d® is formulated with the following benefits:
  • Clinically tested to support memory and learning ability in older dogs
  • Antioxidants to help protect brain cells and support a healthy immune system
  • High levels of L-carnitine to help preserve muscle mass
  • High in Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health
  • Appropriate levels of protein, phosphorus and sodium to promote heart and kidney health
  • Contains fruits and vegetables with naturally occurring vitamins and antioxidants

Additional Info

Hill's® Prescription Diet® b/d® Canine is a complete and balanced food that provides all the nutrition dogs need. 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.

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

Important Feeding Information

  • These amounts are a starting point only. Your dog 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. Prescription Diet formulas are available in a wide variety of dry foods and treats for your dog's unique needs, and canned foods with delicious flavors your dog will love. Supplementation with other foods or treats is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food. When using with treats, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid overfeeding.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • For best results, have your veterinarian monitor your dog's condition.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this plastic bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Adult maintenance

Weight of DogAmount per Day
5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 cup (50 g) - 2/3 cup (65 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 7/8 cup (85 g) - 1 1/8 cups (110 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg)1 1/8 cups (110 g) - 1 1/2 cups (150 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg)1 1/3 cups (130 g) - 2 cups (200 g)
30 lb (14 kg)1 3/4 cups (175 g) - 2 1/2 cups (250 g)
40 lb (18 kg)2 1/3 cups (230 g) - 3 1/4 cups (320 g)
50 lb (23 kg)2 3/4 cups (270 g) - 3 3/4 cups (370 g)
60 lb (27 kg)3 1/4 cups (320 g) - 4 1/3 cups (430 g)
70 lb (32 kg)3 1/2 cups (345 g) - 4 3/4 cups (470 g)
80 lb (36 kg)4 cups (395 g) - 5 1/3 cups (530 g)
100 lb (45 kg)4 2/3 cups (460 g) - 6 1/3 cups (625 g)
Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Prescription Diet® b/d® Canine Healthy Aging & Alertness provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 3637 kcal/kg (361 kcal per cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein19.1
Fat15.8
Carbohydrate (NFE)55.9
Crude Fiber4.3
Calcium0.72
Phosphorus0.6
Sodium0.17
Potassium0.90
Magnesium0.121
Carnitine304 ppm
Vitamin C180 mg/kg
Vitamin E1224 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total1.04

References

1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of b/d® Canine Healthy Aging & Alertness contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Whole Grain Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Pork Fat, Brewers Rice, Soybean Mill Run, Flaxseed, Soybean Meal, Fish Meal, Lactic Acid, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Soybean Oil, Dried Carrots, Dried Spinach, Dried Grape Pomace, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Citrus Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Oat Fiber, Choline Chloride, 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, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin), L-Lysine, Iodized Salt, Calcium Carbonate, L-Tryptophan, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Lipoic Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors.


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Elderly dog My 14 year old dog was recently diagnosed with dementia. He began barking at the walks and crying when I'm not home. I did some research on diet an dementia and found this food. After reading about this food, I decided to give it a try. I slowly added it to my dogs food until after about a week, I had completely transitioned him. After approximately one-two weeks, I noticed that he wasn't always crying when I came home, and just a general calm about him. I have to believe that this det most definitely has had a very positive impact n my dogs health. Very glad I purchased this, and I recommend it to anyone looking for good nutrition for their elderly pet! January 3, 2014
This product provided outstanding results fast!!!! I have a 15 1/2 year old mini daschund who was diagnosed with canine dimentia also called CDS. It began with her getting confused and going to the wrong side of the door, getting her days and nights confused and wandering aimlessly throughout the house. Recently her cognitive health declined and she began to get worse. She became less repsonsive, would seem to be spaced out and appear lost in normal surroundings and she began to get stuck in corners or in front of things and not know how to turn around and get out or realize that she could just walk away. My vet suggested I try the the B/D dog food. All of my dogs eat Scient Diet food and 2 of them eat the W/D by Hill's due to issues with their weight. I had my doubts as to the results but after only 2 days of being on the B/D we have seen dramatic results! I am AMAZED!!! She is more responsive and aware of her surroundings. She is sleeping better at night and staying awake more during the day. When she walks to a place where she would have gotten stuck in before she stops and its clear that she is thinking about what to do. She then turns herself around and walks away. I am impressed and will not be feeding her anything else. THANK YOU Hill's! March 20, 2013
Absolutely recommended My male pug is 14 years old and 3 years ago I noticed age-related changes at his behaviour. I made a research and decided to put him on Hill's Prescription Diet B/D. The results were obvious even from the 3rd week. If you don't believe in miracles, my little precious dog is a proven miracle. February 11, 2013
This product was fantastic My 11 1/2 year old german short-haired pointer had blood work done that indicated kidney problems and when the results came back all his numbers were elevated. It was recommended by my vet to use this food and after 3 weeks I had to return him to the vet for another issue and they tested his blood again and they all came back in the normal range. I was amazed how fast the food helped him. The transition from his regular food to this product was easy with no side effects. April 15, 2014
My dog loves the food! My King Charles Cavalier Spaniel (Heather) has had gastrointestinal problems from when she was a puppy. As a result, my vet recommended Hills Science Prescription. As long as I keep Heather on this diet, she has no problems. It's a wonderful product, and I highly recommend it. March 21, 2014
This product is helpful with my dog's joints. My dog does not wine when moving as much. He runs, walks, and moves better. Than you for the help. March 6, 2014
the Quality is good my dog is doing well with is food but at first he stayed away for two days until he was hungry enough. December 31, 2013
Arthritis Help I can say that the Hill's j/d helps our 10 year old Blue-tic Coon Hound get up every morning! She would never be able to have the quality of life that she has if it were not for this food! We mix a little warm water with it and she is very happy!! She has arthritis in her hips! We are very happy that our vet recommended this product for some of her treatment! November 25, 2013