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Hill's Prescription Diet Canine Metabolic has been scientifically developed to help your dog safely achieve their ideal weight. How it works Your dog’s body will naturally work to prevent... Read more

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Hill's Prescription Diet Canine Metabolic has been scientifically developed to help your dog safely achieve their ideal weight.

How it works

Your dog’s body will naturally work to prevent fat loss, so helping your pet lose weight can be a challenge. This food has been formulated to do as much as possible to help the process, with a special selection of ingredients which encourage your dog’s body to burn fat.

Because it is the food’s ingredients which make it work, you can feed your dog as normal without drastically cutting down on portion sizes. Meticulously measuring each meal out can be time consuming, so is unnecessary with this food, making it an easy alternative to other products.

Studies have shown that 96% of dogs have lost weight within two months of changing to this food, and it has been clinically proven to enable a loss of 28% of your dogs’ body fat within this time. The formula also works to stop your dog regaining the weight they have lost, giving them a long term solution for a slimmer, healthier life.

Key benefits

  • scientifically selected ingredients encourage your dog’s body to burn fat
  • 96% of dogs lose weight within two months of changing to the food
  • 28% of body fat can be lost within two months
  • 90% of dogs who begin the weight loss programme complete it
  • clinically proven to hinder weight regain once programme completed.

When to use it

Like us, dogs often put on weight gradually, so you might not notice straight away that your pet is becoming overweight. Some of the tell tale signs to look out for are a lack of energy, increased panting, and moving more slowly than they used to.

Most of the time, weight gain is caused by over eating and a lack of exercise, but it's still important to take your dog to the vet for a check up when you notice any changes. Your vet will be able to recommend a suitable weight loss programme for your pet, and check that their weight isn't causing - or caused by - any other health issues. 

Once your dog has regained his or her ideal weight, you can help prevent future issues by getting them weighed regularly at the vet, and keeping them healthy and active through the right diet and exercise. 

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 Metabolic to your dog, please consult your veterinary surgeon.

Ingredients

Dry food

Composition:

Wheat, chicken (14%) and turkey meal, maize gluten meal, pea bran meal, maize, digest, tomato pomace, cellulose, flaxseed, dried beet pulp, coconut oil, animal fat, dried citrus pulp, dried grape pomace, spinach powder, minerals, L-lysine, L-carnitine, vitamins, taurine, trace elements and beta-carotene. With natural antioxidant (mixed tocopherols).

Analytical constituents:

Fat 11.3%, fibre (crude) 13.3%, moisture 8.5%, protein 26%.

Nutritional additives (per kg):

Vitamin A 9735 IU, vitamin C 122 mg, vitamin D 759 IU, vitamin E 675 mg, beta-carotene 2 mg, calcium 0.84%, carbohydrate 35%, L-Carnitine 290 mg, magnesium 0.12%, Omega 3 -fatty acids 0.72%, Omega 6-fatty acids 2.08%, phosphorus 0.62%, potassium 0.74%,  sodium 0.33%, taurine 1062 mg.

Wet food

Composition:

Pork, maize, egg whites, chicken, cellulose, rice, tomato pomace, flaxseed, coconut oil, minerals, DL-methionine, carrot powder, L-leucine, salt, vitamins, trace elements, taurine, L-carnitine, beta-carotene.

Analytical constituents:

Fat 3.4%, fibre crude 4%, moisture 74.5%, protein 7.2%.

Nutritional additives (per kg):

Vitamin A 13860 IU, vitamin C 25 mg, vitamin D 93 IU, vitamin E 135 mg, beta-carotene 1 mg, calcium 0.2%, carbohydrate 9.5%,  L-Carnitine 90 mg, L-lysine 0.44%, magnesium 0.02%,  Omega 3 -fatty acids 0.23%, Omega 6-fatty acids 0.67%, phosphorus 0.15%, potassium 0.21%,  sodium 0.1%, taurine 383 mg.

 

Feeding Guide

Recommended quantity/day:

 

Dog`s Weight (kg)  Dry food (grams) Cans 370 g
Weight loss Weight maintenance Weight loss Weight loss
2 40 60 1/3 1/2
2.5 45 70 1/2 2/3
3 50 80 1/2 2/3
4 60 100 2/3 1
5 75 120 2/3 1
6 85 135 - -
7 95 155 - -
7.5 100 160 1 1 1/2
8 105 170 - -
9 115 185 - -
10 125 200 1 1/3 2
15 170 275 1 2/3 2 2/3
20 210 340 2 3 1/3
30 285 460 2 2/3 4 1/2
40 355 570 3 1/2 5 1/2
50 420 675 4 6 1/2
60+ 8 per kg 13 per kg 4 2/3 7 1/2

A 370g can is equal to 104 grams of the dry food.

Always make sure that your dog has access to plenty of water.

Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5 162  Reviews

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  • This Works
    I have been feeding my 10 year old Cairn Terrier a combination of the kibble and the canned for 4 months and she has lost over 2 kg. I carefully weigh out and use some of her daily allowance of kibble as treats. I also give her a couple of metabolic treats. If you have a problem working out how much to give your dog call Hills.
    Suzanne Ashbrooke - December 11, 2018
  • Hills metabolic dog food
    Excellent food for my dog. Great prompt efficient service again by medicanimal
    Gary - October 22, 2018
  • Excellent service
    Excellent service. Used for many years
    C Brown - October 22, 2018
  • Metabolic biscuits & food
    arrived quickly ,securely.Good all round service.
    trevor bowditch. - September 20, 2018
  • Hills metabolic dog food
    My dog loves the food and the service provided again by medicanimal was polite and professional arriving quickly following the placing of the order
    Gary - September 11, 2018