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Hills Prescription Diet Canine Metabolic Plus Mobility Vegetable and Tuna Stew 354g X 12

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$69.50

Description

It is recommended that a veterinarian's opinion be sought before and during the use of this product to determine the needs of your dog

  • Prescribed by veterinarians as a nutritional aid for improving energy metabolism in obese or overweight dogs with arthritis
  • Clinically proven to work with each dog’s unique metabolic response activating the body’s natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilisation
  • Clinically proven nutrition to reduce body weight by 13% in 60 days
  • Clinically proven nutrition to help dogs with arthritis walk and run better, play better, and climb stairs more easily
  • Clinically proven nutrition to reduce pain in dogs with arthritis
  • Helps dogs burn fat while sparing lean muscle mass, resulting in more effective weight loss
  • Includes a proprietary bundle of synergistically effective nutrients - provides appetite regulation, reduces inflammation and improves energy metabolism
  • Contains antioxidants - Vitamins E, C, Lipoic Acid, and Beta Carotene help defend cells against free radical oxidation and counteract inflammation
  • High fibre content - soluble and insoluble fibre to trigger satiety, control appetite, and maintain gastrointestinal health
  • High levels of eicosapentaenoic acid - fatty acids work to interrupt the degradation of cartilage
  • Added glucosamine and chondroitin - provide building blocks for cartilage repair
  • High levels of carnitine- helps dogs burn fat while maintaining lean muscle mass

Indications – may be prescribed to nutritionally manage:

  • Obese
  • Obese prone
  • Maintenance following weight loss in dogs with concurrent arthritis

Contraindications:

  • Growing puppies
  • Pregnant or nursing dogs

 Ingredients:

  • Water, Pork Liver, Carrots, Powdered Cellulose, Spinach, Corn Starch, Tuna, Chicken Liver Flavour, Flaxseed, Egg Whites, Fish Oil, Dried Tomato Pomace, Rice, Potassium Alginate, Wheat Gluten, Coconut Oil, Calcium Chloride, Guar Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Lactate, Calcium Gluconate, L-Lysine, Lipoic Acid, Monosodium Phosphate, DL-Methionine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Choline Chloride, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Taurine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, L-Carnitine, Chondroitin Sulphate, minerals (Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Copper Sulphate, Calcium Iodate).

Nutritional Analysis

  • Protein 27.8%, Fat 14.5%, Crude Fibre 16.8%, Carbohydrate 35.3%, Calcium 0.94%, Phosphorus 0.68, Sodium 0.38%, Potassium 0.99%, Magnesium 0.095%, Carnitine 597.6 ppm, Chondroitin Sulphate 588 ppm, Glucosamine 628ppm 

Calories

  • 210 kcal/ 354g can 

Feeding Advice: 

  • These ranges are a starting point only
  • Use only as directed by your veterinarian
  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight
  • Determine the amount to feed based on the ideal weight rather than the current weight
  • Always keep fresh water available
  • With your veterinarian’s approval, mix increasing amounts of your pet’s new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • This formula is available in canned and dry – they can be fed mixed or concurrently
  • Supplementation with other foods is unnecessary and may decrease the effectiveness of the food.
  • When using in conjunction with the dry variety, decrease the amount of dry food to avoid overfeeding.

Feeding Guide for Adult Weight Loss or Weight Maintenance

Ideal Body Weight (kg)

For Weight Loss

For Weight Maintenance

 

Stew Can(s) 354g

Stew Can(s)354g

2

½

7/8

5

1 1/8

1 ¾

10

1 7/8

3

15

2 ½

4

20

3 1/8

5

30

4 ¼

6 7/8

40

5 1/3

8 ½

50

6 ¼

10

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