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Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food

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The Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food is clinically proven nutrition that can help transform your pet’s life. As pets age, damage to the kidney tissues may occur, which affects the kidney’s role to function properly and filter toxins and waste from the blood. It is irreversible, and will lead to further loss of kidney function. This may also decrease their appetite, which could eventually result in the loss of muscle mass. And so the Hill’s nutritionists and veterinarians created this special diet, which supports your dog’s kidney function and helps to sustain muscle mass—in fact, the nutrition of k/d is clinically tested to improve and lengthen the quality of life.

Key Benefits

  • Protects vital kidney and heart function and supports the natural ability to build lean muscle daily.
  • Enhanced Appetite Trigger (E.A.T.) technology helps increase the appetite and food intake.
  • Made with controlled phosphorus and low sodium, plus therapeutic levels of l-carnitine and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Also includes high levels of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein.
  • Made in USA and clinically tested to improve and lengthen the quality of life.

Special Note

Hill's Prescription Diets require a veterinary prescription. This product will not be shipped until a copy of a valid prescription authorization is faxed to 1-800-619-7973 or e-mailed to rx@chewy.com.

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  • Item Number
    87466
  • Brand
    Hill's, Science Diet
  • Breed Size
    All Breeds, Small, Medium, Large
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Prescription Food

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

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

Caloric Content

  1. 402 kcal/cup
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 12.0% min
Crude Fat 18.0% min
Crude Fiber 5.0% max
Calcium 0.4% min
Phosphorus 0.15% min
Phosphorus 0.5% max
Sodium 0.3% max

Feeding Instructions

Weight of Dog – lb (kg) Amount per Day
5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 cup
10 lb (4,5 kg) 7/8 cup
15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/8 cup
20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/2 cup
30 lb (14 kg) 2 cup
40 lb (18 kg) 2 1/2 cup
50 lb (23 kg) 3 cup
60 lb (27 kg) 3 1/3 cup

Transition Instructions

Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian. For best results & safety practices: Gradually transition to your pet's new food over a 7 day period. Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry food, canned food & treats. Keep fresh water available at all times. Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.

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Improving Lives Together

Groundbreaking Nutrition for Full-Body Health

Groundbreaking Nutrition for Full-Body Health

The kidneys, heart and liver are a few of the body's most important organs, and Hill's Prescription Diet created special formulas to protect the function of these organs. Hill's believes that clinical nutrition developed by specialists and veterinarians can have a transformational effect on your pet's health and happiness.

Clinical Nutrition

With Hill's, it's not just high-quality ingredients that count. Their focus is on the proper balance of nutrients in every recipe. So Hill's has developed foods that are designed to help pets with specific health conditions, providing the right nutrients to support their health. Hill's alliance with veterinarians puts them in a unique position find a nutrition recommendation for your pet no matter what health issue your pet is facing.

Formulated by Veterinarians

Hill's Prescription Diet started with a veterinarian's belief that some health issues could be managed through nutrition. What began as a theory has now been proven through extensive research by a team of over 220 vets, PhD nutritionists and food scientists. The results can be seen in Hill's Prescription Diet therapeutic pet foods.

Meeting the Highest Standards

Providing a food that delivers exactly what it says it does is Hill's number one priority, in fact, they perform over five million safety and quality checks every year. They've established relationships with trusted suppliers and will only accept ingredients that meet stringent standards.

The Taste Factor

The Taste Factor

You might know that Hill's Prescription Diet is good for your pet, but she's only concerned with the taste. Even though they place a heavy emphasis on nutrition, Hill's hasn't forgotten about palatability. Savory ingredients are combined to produce foods with enticing aromas, textures, and shapes that your pet can't resist.

Comprehensive Support for Healthy Pets

Talk to your veterinarian about the right formula for your pet.

k/d Kidney Care

k/d Kidney Care

Chicken or Lamb

Key Nutrients

  • Targeted levels of high-quality protein
  • Controlled phosphorus levels
  • Low in sodium
  • Lean muscle support complex

Health Benefits

  • Protects vital kidney and heart function
  • Boosts vitality and energy
  • Supports appetite and eating enjoyment
  • Sustains healthy body condition
h/d Heart Care

h/d Heart Care

Chicken Flavor

Key Nutrients

  • High levels of L-carnitine and taurine
  • Appropriate levels of protein and phosphorus
  • Low in sodium
  • Clinically proven antioxidants

Health Benefits

  • Helps maintain normal blood pressure
  • Helps minimize fluid retention
  • Helps replenish lost nutrients for dogs receiving diuretics
  • Supports a healthy immune system
I/d Liver Care

I/d Liver Care

Pork Flavor

Key Nutrients

  • Moderate levels of high-quality protein
  • High L-carnitine and L-arginine levels
  • Appropriate level of zinc
  • Low in copper
  • Clinically proven antioxidants

Health Benefits

  • Helps reduce liver workload, allowing liver tissue to regenerate
  • Helps maintain normal fat metabolism in the liver
  • Helps avoid nutrient deficiencies commonly related to liver issues
  • Supports a healthy immune system

About Hill's Prescription Diet

Hill's mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pet. Their Prescription Diet product line delivers clinically proven nutrition that supports common pet health concerns, from digestive and urinary health to aging and weight management.

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  • Really Hard Kibble

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    I first ordered the k/d can food. The food smelled really gross when I opened the can. None of our dogs would even go near the bowl. None even ate it, even after we doctored it up. Now the dry food. We tried soaking the kibble in chicken broth to soften and make it taste good and our dog now spites the dry food out all over the floor. We try to coax him to eat it by adding meats he likes and he still spites out the dry food. This is the second bag we have ordered and we have just been throwing the food away. Waste of money. Our vet was the one who recommended we give our dog this food and we have tried so many ways to get him it eat it. I wish there was a better food for dogs with kidney problems I first ordered the k/d can food. The food smelled really gross when I opened the can. None of our dogs would even go near the bowl. None even ate it, even after we doctored it up. Now the dry food. We tried soaking the kibble in chicken broth to soften and make it taste good and our dog now spites the dry food out all over the floor. We try to coax him to eat it by adding meats he likes and he still spites out the dry food. This is the second bag we have ordered and we have just been throwing the food away. Waste of money. Our vet was the one who recommended we give our dog this food and we have tried so many ways to get him it eat it. I wish there was a better food for dogs with kidney problems. It would be nice if it also was not so Expensive! My local pet store will take back unused food and credit me the full price. It is nice I can try foods for my rescue dogs when they are picky. However they don't have prescription food. … more

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  • My Dog Loves It

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    Usually, I would need to add some gravy to my dog's food so she would eat it but with the kidney care diet, she eats it immediately. She always gets really excited when it is time to feed her which she never did before. Additionally, I like how the bag has Velcro to help keep it shut so it stays fresh. Overall, I would definitely recommend this product.

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  • better size dry food

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    We had tried both flavors of the kidney care- my dog Honey wouldn't eat the small little / hard nuggets, we were having to grind it up. After talking with a rep of Chewy she sent out the different size dog food and now she eats the larger nuggets. Just so you know my Honey is a 12 yr old sheltie / austrailian cattle dog mix.

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  • My dog loves this food!

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    My dog is usually a picky eater; she nibbles her food throughout the day. With this food though, she eats it all in one sitting as soon as it's in her dish. In transitioning from her old food to this food, she picked through it and only ate the new food! It's expensive, but so worth it if you have a dog that suffers from severe kidney issues like mine.

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  • My dog has used this product for a year and half now!

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    My 2 1/2 year old Pitbull has been on this product since he was about 10 months. I found out he had kidney disease after he was neutered. The vet said it's rare for a puppy to have this but he did. Our vet recommended this product to us. After 6 months we did more test and they his results had improved. I never had problems with him eating it. He always gobbles it down like he is starving. You could never tell my baby is sick because he is 80 pounds of pure love and happiness. Hills Presciption changed some things in this product, the pieces are bigger and it has a different smell. I thought it was weird because I didn't want my dog eating something he wasn't suppose to. I use to buy it at petsmart My 2 1/2 year old Pitbull has been on this product since he was about 10 months. I found out he had kidney disease after he was neutered. The vet said it's rare for a puppy to have this but he did. Our vet recommended this product to us. After 6 months we did more test and they his results had improved. I never had problems with him eating it. He always gobbles it down like he is starving. You could never tell my baby is sick because he is 80 pounds of pure love and happiness. Hills Presciption changed some things in this product, the pieces are bigger and it has a different smell. I thought it was weird because I didn't want my dog eating something he wasn't suppose to. I use to buy it at petsmart but I remembered my neighbors buy her special dog food from chewy. I honestly love chewy because you get more for your money, shipping is free, it automatically ships (I forget until the last minute to buy dog food so this feature is awesome), it arrives in two days or less, and customer services is AMAZING. And I mean amazing if I call with anything they always ask how my baby boy is doing and even gave me a partial refund when shopping was messed up. It was fedex fault not theirs. I actually got my mom to start using this company on my dogs litter mate. … more

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  • The dogs loved it!

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    I was a little apprehensive in purchasing (expensive) this product because someone said their pooch was finicky and didn't like it. Mine are finicky too being standard poodles, but they loved it and still do. What a relief!

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  • She just can't wait!

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    She is 12 years old now, and she was eating grain free food for about 2 years and she blood sample came out as 10 on her kidney level, and Vet recommended this food. She loves her new food and it has been a month now and she seems getting better! I am so glad she's doing better.

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  • Great quality of dog food!!

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    This is the second prescription dog food my fur baby has been on! It makes me happy that it makes him happy after the long hard road he has been on I'm glad he's back to getting healthy again!! THANKS CHEWY!!

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  • KD Science well received by my dog

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    My dog has been struggling to eat as she is an old dog with some teeth issues so it is hard to chew and break down bigger food. She gobbled this right up. Perfect size for an old and/or smaller dog.

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  • Our Dog is Living a Good Life on K/D Dog Food

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    Our Vet started our dog on K/D dog food two years ago, he is now 18 years old. We didn't think he would have lived as long. We recently found out our other dog of 16 years has a kidney problem also, started him on K/D and now he is bouncing around like he is a puppy again. This food is worth the extra time we have with our dogs. Glad Chewy carries a larger bag. Thank you!

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