Hills Prescription Diet Canine C/D is formulated to control mineral levels and to produce a urinary acidity that helps to stop struvite stones from reforming. Hills Prescription provides complete and balanced nutrition and it can also be fed long-term to maintain your dog's health.
When your dog has a urinary infection, it is even more important to make sure you’re feeding them the right food. Bladder stones are collections of mineral crystals that occur in a dog's urinary bladder. The most common type of composed of the mineral struvite, which is composed of magnesium, ammonium and phosphate components.
The formation of bladder stones is related in part to changes in the acidity (pH value) of the urine. Stones grow in size over time and if untreated, they may cause irritation and/or partially or completely block the passage of urine.
There are several factors that influencing the likelihood of a dog developing bladder stones these include Urinary Tract Infection, diet high levels of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium promote the formation of certain types of crystals. Certain breeds like the Miniature Schnauzer, Calmation, Yorkshire Terrier and Bulldogs are more prone to develop particular types of bladder stones.
Directions for feeding your dog Hills Prescription Diet Canine C/D:
Caution before feeding your dog Hills Prescription Diet Canine C/D:
By purchasing Hills Prescription Diet you understand that your pet has been examined by a vet who has recommended the use of this food on the basis of examination and diagnosis. You understand it is recommended while your pet is being fed Hill's Prescription Diet, you seek veterinary advice at least every 6 months regarding the usage of this food and the on-going care of your pet. Should your pet's condition deteriorate in any way while using Hill's Prescription Diet, seek immediate veterinary advice.
Hills Prescription Diet Canine C/D contains:
Beef, chicken, ground rice, ground maize, liver, soybean mill run, vegetable oil, calcium sulphate, potassium chloride, iodised salt, vitamins and trace elements