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r/d® Canine Weight Loss-Low Calorie - Dry

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Hill's® Prescription Diet®
r/d® Canine Weight Loss-Low Calorie


Weight reduction for overweight dogs.

Almost 50% of the pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can lead to serious health problems. Extra weight can reduce play time, impact mobility and affect the general health of your dog. Factors contributing to weight gain include age, lack of exercise and overfeeding.

Many commercial pet foods are loaded with salt and fat, which improve the taste but also have dramatic effects on your dog's weight and overall health. Along with frequent physical exercise, choosing the right food plays a very important role in helping dogs reach their proper weight.

At Hill's, nutritionists and veterinarians have developed clinical nutritin especially formulated to reduce dogs' body fat by 22% in two months, while keeping him or her satisfied.

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Key Benefits

Prescription Diet® r/d® is formulated with the following benefits:
  • Clinically proven nutrition to reduce body fat by 22% in just 2 months*
  • Clinically proven to promote healthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels*
  • Unique combination of lysine, carnitine and soluble fiber modifies metabolism from fat storing to fat burning*
  • High natural fiber levels satisfy pets while losing weight
  • Delicious taste for easy transition from your dog's current food

*Dry formula only

Additional Info

Hill's® Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine provides all the nutrition your dog needs during weight loss. 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. Determine the amount to feed based on TARGET WEIGHT rather than the current weight. Your dog may need less or more food to safely lose weight. Adjust as needed. If you are unsure or if you are not feeding this product for weight loss, ask your veterinarian.
  • 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. When using with canned food and treats, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid overfeeding. Supplementation with other foods or treats is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food.
  • 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

Weight Control

Target
Weight of Dog
Weight LossWeight Control
5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 7/8 cup (70 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 7/8 cup (70 g)1 3/8 cups (115 g)
15 lb (6,8 kg)1 1/4 cups (105 g)2 cups (165 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg)1 1/2 cups (125 g)2 1/3 cups (190 g)
30 lb (14 kg)2 cups (165 g)3 1/4 cups (265 g)
40 lb (18 kg)2 1/2 cups (205 g)4 cups (330 g)
50 lb (23 kg)3 cups (245 g)4 3/4 cups (390 g)
60 lb (27 kg)3 1/2 cups (285 g)5 1/2 cups (450 g)
70 lb (32 kg)3 3/4 cups (310 g)6 1/4 cups (515 g)
80 lb (36 kg)4 1/4 cups (350 g)6 3/4 cups (555 g)
100 lb (45 kg)5 cups (410 g)8 cups (655 g)
Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine Weight Loss-Low Calorie is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 2968 kcal/kg (244 kcal/cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein34.6
Fat8.2
Carbohydrate (NFE)38.2
Crude Fiber13.1
Total Dietary Fiber25.7
Soluble Fiber1.6
Insoluble Fiber23.5
Calcium0.81
Phosphorus0.7
Sodium0.30
Potassium0.96
Magnesium0.123
Carnitine340 ppm
Vitamin C270 mg/kg
Vitamin E756 IU/kg

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 r/d® Canine Weight Loss-Low Calorie contains 2.9 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, Soybean Mill Run, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Pork Flavor, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Caramel color, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, 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), Calcium Carbonate, Iodized Salt, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors.


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This is the only product for my dog My min-pin is a diabetic and my vet prescribed this for her. She has been on it for years and is doing very good for her. I really thank you for the coupon I found on your site since the price of your food has increased in price and decreased in size. Thank you again for helping me keep my baby around a lot longer with your good food for her condition. November 13, 2013
This is an excellent, well balanced food for dogs. We own 4 geriatric dachsunds, ages from 9-15. All of them were overweight and 3 of the 4 were experiencing back and hip problems. Our vet recommended this dog food after our youngest had a vestibular stroke. Two weeks after they began their new dog food all had lost 2 pounds each. Its been a month now and all of our dogs are behaving like puppies again. They have lost between 3-5 lbs. and their coats are shiny and soft. We always thought they were pretty healthy but the changes in their behavior and looks is astonishing. Thank you so much for their amazing makeover and their improved quality of life! October 28, 2013
The product works! My dog has been overweight for years. A Vet suggested this food and she has finally lost 4lbs. She looks fantastic! September 26, 2013
Weght loss This product has been helping both of my German Shepherd/Blue Heeler mixes lose weight. They have been on the diet for ~2wks, and we are starting to see a bit of a difference. They both enjoy the taste as well! September 19, 2014
Good product A product our dog loves that works!! He always looks forward to mealtime!! September 17, 2014
Great food, my pet has lost weight after 4 weeks, but is pricey. When I took my dog in to the Vets I found out he was really over weight. I took a sample of the Prescription r/d weight loss food home and my dog really liked it. I have continued to feed him the food and he is losing weight very well. I had gotten in to a bad habit of feeding him people food as well as his own food, since I have corrected the bad habits he is losing weight and is feeling a lot better! He is enjoying our walks again and playing with his cat buddy again. I will continue to purchase this dog food for him. I do appreciate the coupons and I make sure to use them!! Thank you!! September 16, 2014
Helps My dog lose weight I have one Black Lab that uses RD to help her lose weight and it seems to work. I feed her the same amount of RD as the WD she use to eat and she has been losing weight. September 16, 2014
so far so good my pug has lost 2 pounds since feb. hopefully he will lose a few more. September 14, 2014