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k/d® Canine Renal Health - Dry

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Hill's® Prescription Diet®
k/d® Canine Renal Health


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. Once kidney damage occurs, the consequences are usually irreversible.

Because the right nutrition can positively impact your pet's quality of life, Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed Prescription Diet® k/d®, clinical nutrition especially formulated to support your dog's kidney health. In fact, k/d is clinically proven to improve quality of life in dogs.

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Key Benefits

Prescription Diet® k/d® is formulated with the following benefits:
  • Reduced phosphorus to help maintain healthy kidney function
  • Reduced levels of protein to help reduce kidney workload
  • Reduced sodium to help maintain normal blood pressure
  • Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids to help blood flow to the kidneys
  • Increased levels of B-complex vitamins to compensate for vitamin losses in the urine
  • Added antioxidants to control cell oxidation and promote a healthy immune system

Additional Info

Hill's® Prescription Diet® k/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 canned food and 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) - 5/8 cup (60 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 3/4 cup (75 g) - 1 cup (100 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg)1 cup (100 g) - 1 3/8 cups (135 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg)1 1/4 cups (125 g) - 1 3/4 cups (175 g)
30 lb (14 kg)1 3/4 cups (175 g) - 2 1/3 cups (230 g)
40 lb (18 kg)2 1/4 cups (225 g) - 3 cups (295 g)
50 lb (23 kg)2 1/2 cups (250 g) - 3 1/2 cups (345 g)
60 lb (27 kg)3 cups (295 g) - 4 cups (395 g)
70 lb (32 kg)3 1/4 cups (320 g) - 4 1/2 cups (445 g)
80 lb (36 kg)3 1/2 cups (345 g) - 5 cups (495 g)
100 lb (45 kg)4 1/4 cups (420 g) - 5 3/4 cups (570 g)
Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine Renal Health provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 4020 kcal/kg (399 kcal/cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein14.3
Fat19.5
Carbohydrate (NFE)59.5
Crude Fiber2.4
Calcium0.71
Phosphorus0.2
Sodium0.23
Potassium0.67
Magnesium0.104
Vitamin C336 mg/kg
Vitamin E677 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total1.54

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 k/d® Canine Renal Health contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

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


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Hill's® Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine Renal Health 4.6 5 54 54
A wonderful product. The secret to a healthy pet. Two male dogs Bichon 16 and Yorkie17. KD is the secret to their longevity. They are two wonderful aged puppies. December 7, 2013
Good for Renal Health MyAmerican Pit Bull, Binx, has a kidney condition. I have always fed him Hill's Renal Health K/D since my vet. first recommended it as a desired diet to maintain his kidney health. He loves it, snarfs it down and, I feel, it has helped him maintain his good health and bright, cheerful and gentle personality. November 24, 2013
THE BEST! 3 years ago my Doberman was diagnosed with kidney failure and given a year & 1/2. We started feeding him k/d immediately. Now, 3 years later and he just celebrated his 14th birthday. He was just in for bloodwork at the vet and his kidney levels aren't great, but they haven't gotten worse!!! My vet & I both agree that Lucian (my Dober-boy) should be the posterchild for k/d canine dry. There is no doubt that this diet has allowed him to be with me longer and live a healthier life. Thank you Hills! October 15, 2013
This product has brought my buddy back! <3 I just want to let you know how amazing this product is! My dog Rusty had renal failure from too much protein. He was lethargic and on deaths door. Luckily for this product he is alive and well and doing wonderful! He's only 8 years old, so I was not expecting anything like this to happen. It is a little expensive, so I depend on the coupons to help me out that are on your website, but I was wondering if you could take the limit off of the coupon??? That would be awesome! July 26, 2014
Seems to work My dog has been on the Prescription Diet - k/d for almost three months. He eats the food but he's not crazy about it plain - I pour a little gravy from the other dogs canned food (they get just a little canned to vary the taste of their dry foods) - since adding protein wouldn't work for a dog on k/d. I haven't had him back to the vet to see how his health is doing - but he seems to be doing well. He's almost 14 - he's almost completely blind and nearly completely deaf - so I'm happy when he's doing well. July 25, 2014
This product made the difference in our pet from being sick to healthy and happy. Our pet loves life again, thanks to this food. He is so happy and has returned to playing again. It saved his life and he will have many more years with us. July 25, 2014
Does what it needs to do It has helped my dog lower her test results to a more healthy level. The food ingredients don't sound very appetizing and don't have veggies, etc. It does what it needs to do, but I feel like my dog is missing some of the other quality ingredients. It's also very expensive. I am so glad it helps her with her renal levels, I just wish it was more affordable. July 22, 2014
picky dog doesn't like it my dog's kidneys are comprised so she must have a low protein diet. she is a picky eater and has to be quite hungry to eat her dry food. July 15, 2014