Hill's Prescription Diet l/d Liver Care Adult and Senior Dry Dog Food - Original
Hill's Prescription Diet Liver Care l/d is a complete food specially formulated to help dogs struggling with reduced liver function return to normal health.
How it works
In the event of a liver disorder, your dog can struggle to digest food and absorb nutrients. Hill's Prescription Diet Canine L/D is made with highly digestible proteins, carbohydrates, and fats to reduce the workload of the liver tissue allowing it to regenerate.
Hill's Prescription Diet Canine L/D is designed to supply essential nutrients that can be lost when a dog is suffering from liver disease. It has increased zinc and vitamin K, as well as potassium. These essential nutrients help to maintain your dog’s growth and immune system while they recover from their illness.
Finally, a high level of amino acids L-carnitine and L-arginine helps to metabolise fat and increase circulation. This helps to counteract weight gain and increased fat build up in the liver. The food’s reduced copper content helps to prevent the element from building up in the liver.
- highly digestible proteins, carbohydrates and fats improve digestion and nutrient absorption
- supplements several essential nutrients including zinc, vitamin K, and potassium
- high levels of L-carnitine & L-arginine help to metabolise fat
- reduced copper to prevent unhealthy build up in the liver.
When to use it
Ease your dog into Hill's Prescription Diet Canine L/D over a 7 day period, gradually substituting it for your dog’s regular food.
Your dog’s liver is it’s largest internal organ. It is an essential to their health as it digests and converts nutrients, removes toxic substances from the blood, and stores vitamins and minerals. With all these essential functions to fulfil, liver failure can be serious, so it's essential to consult a vet if you suspect your dog of having liver failure. Fortunately, the liver is immensely capable of rebuilding and regenerating itself. Hill's Prescription Diet Canine L/D assists this process by reducing the workload of the liver.
Because veterinary diets are formulated for the nutritional support of pets with specific clinical conditions, we recommend that you only use them under professional advice. For more information on feeding Hill's Prescription Diet Canine L/D to your dog, please consult your veterinary surgeon.
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A food that medicatesMy 14 year old fox terrier, was diagnosed with liver disease and the food was advised by my vet.I coupled it with the wet tinned version, my dog was not keen about the change of diet, but found no trouble consuming it when it was topped with a little 'Butchers' dog food, her previous food.The latest blood tests proved she had benefitted from the product.
Liver shunt dogThis feed has been a life saver for my border collie
Great for an old timerWe started it in December last year, it has been so successful that the Vet has told us to continue with it
Great for dogs with liver problemsQuick delivery, great communication, my spaniel wolfs this down.
Great for dogs with liver problemsMy spaniel loves this food. Easy to eat and digest.