Hill's® Prescription Diet® Metabolic Canine

Prescription Diet Metabolic pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and maintenance. Metabolic is clinically proven nutrition to naturally work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization. This reduces the need for clients to precisely measure the food to safely achieve weight loss success. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months.

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  • Key Benefits

    Prescription Diet Metabolic pet food is specially formulated by nutritionists & veterinarians to help with weight loss and maintenance. Metabolic is clinically proven nutrition to naturally work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization. This reduces the need for clients to precisely measure the food to safely achieve weight loss success. In fact, 88% of pets lost weight at home in 2 months.


    These characteristics make Prescription Diet® Metabolic Canine veterinary exclusive pet food useful as a nutritional aid for improving energy metabolism in obese or overweight pets.


    Proprietary bundle of synergistically effective nutrients High Provides appetite regulation, reduces inflammation and improves energy metabolism.
    Antioxidant bundle High Vitamins E, C, Lipoic Acid, and Beta Carotene help defend cells against free radical oxidation and counteract inflammation
    Fiber High Soluble and insoluble fiber to trigger satiety, control appetite, and maintain gastrointestinal health.
    Carnitine High Helps dogs burn fat while sparing lean muscle mass, resulting in more effective weight loss.
    Lysine High Helps metabolize fat for energy production and maintain lean body mass.

    * 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - if you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

    Indications:

    Overweight, obesity

     

     

    Not Recommended For:

    • Growing puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.

    Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition:

    • Clinically proven to reduce body weight by 13% in 2 months1
    • The nutrition of Metabolic is clinically proven to work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization.1
    • In an in-home feeding study 88% of pets experienced weight loss within 2 months.2
    • Maintains effective and safe rate of up to 1-2% body weight loss weekly during weight loss period.2

     

    Additional Info:

     

    • 86% of clients/dog owners would recommend the Metabolic formula to their friends with overweight dogs2
    •  A complete portfolio of dry food, canned food, and treats are designed to work together to ensure safe and healthy weight loss and easy weight maintenance.
    • Advanced weight management nutrition for multi-dog households

    Other Products to Consider

    • Prescription Diet® r/d® Canine to reach the target body weight. A dog should then be fed Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine, Science Diet® Adult Light, Science Diet® Adult Perfect Weight or Ideal Balance™ Slim & Healthy to maintain optimum body weight and avoid weight gain.

    References:

    • Clinically proven to reduce body weight by 13% in 2 months1
    • The nutrition of Metabolic is clinically proven to work with each dogs unique metabolic response activating the bodys natural ability to burn excess body fat and affect calorie utilization.1
    • In an in-home feeding study 88% of pets experienced weight loss within 2 months.2
    • Maintains effective and safe rate of up to 1-2% body weight loss weekly during weight loss period.2


  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.

    Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. Monitoring your patient's condition will assure the nutritional recommendation provides the best results.

    • Recommend feeding Prescription Diet dry food, canned food, and treats exclusively.
    • Determine the amount to feed based on the ideal weight rather than the current weight.
    • Gradually transition to the new food over a 7 day period.
    • Veterinary supervised exercise may be beneficial in combination with weight loss programs.

    Weight Control

    Ideal Weight of Dog Weight Loss Weight Control
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 1/2 cup (40 g) 3/4 cup (60 g)
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 7/8 cup (70 g) 1 1/3 cups (110 g)
    15 lb (6,8 kg) 1 1/8 cups (90 g) 1 7/8 cups (155 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 1 1/3 cups (110 g) 2 1/4 cups (185 g)
    30 lb (14 kg) 2 cups (165 g) 3 cups (245 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 2 1/3 cups (190 g) 3 3/4 cups (310 g)
    50 lb (23 kg) 2 3/4 cups (225 g) 4 1/2 cups (370 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 3 1/4 cups (265 g) 5 1/4 cups (430 g)
    70 lb (32 kg) 3 2/3 cups (300 g) 5 3/4 cups (470 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 4 cups (330 g) 6 1/3 cups (520 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 4 2/3 cups (385 g) 7 1/2 cups (615 g)

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's® Prescription Diet® Metabolic Canine provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Whole Grain Corn, Soybean Mill Run, Corn Gluten Meal, Soybean Meal, Pea Fiber, Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Tomato Pomace, Chicken Liver Flavor, Pork Fat, Flaxseed, Coconut Oil, Pork Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Powdered Cellulose, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Carrots, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Lipoic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, L-Carnitine, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3157 kcal/kg (260 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient As Fed1
    %
    Dry Matter2
    %
    As Fed, Caloric Basis3
    g/100 kcal
    Protein 26.0 28.4 8.2 g / 100 kcal
    Fat 11.3 12.3 3.6 g / 100 kcal
    Crude Fiber 11.7 12.8 3.7 g / 100 kcal
    Carbohydrate / NFE 36.8 40.2 11.6 g / 100 kcal
    Calcium 0.88 0.97 280 mg / 100 kcal
    Phosphorous 0.68 0.74 215 mg / 100 kcal
    Sodium 0.32 0.35 102 mg / 100 kcal
    Potassium 0.78 0.85 247 mg / 100 kcal
    Magnesium 0.159 0.174 50 mg / 100 kcal
    Carnitine 274.6 ppm 300.1 ppm 8.70 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin C 323 ppm 353 ppm 10.23 mg / 100 kcal
    Vitamin E 788 IU/kg 861 IU/kg 24.95 IU / 100 kcal

    References:

    1Differs from label guarantees which are either maximums or minimums.
    2The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.
    3Nutrient intake for every 100 kilocalories consumed.


    †An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's® Prescription Diet® Metabolic Canine contains 2.9 oz. by weight.

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