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Hill's Prescription Diet B/D Canine
Prescription Diet B/D Canine is a complete pet food for the nutritional management of pets with behavioural changes associated with brain ageing.
The key benefits include: special antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids to maintain brain function and improve learning ability in older dogs and reduced protein salt and phosphorus to help maintain heart and kidney health in the older dog.
Hill's Prescription B/D contains: Ground maize, ground wheat, chicken and turkey meal, animal fat, soybean mill run digest, flaxseed, tuna meal, soybean meal, vegetable oil, tomato pomace, carrot powder, dried whole egg, spinach powder, citrus pulp, grape pomace, potassium chloride, L-carnitine supplement, salt, L-lysine hydrochloride, calcium carbonate, taurine, L-tryptophan alpha-lipoic acid, vitamins and trace elements.
We offer a range of delivery options:
Our standard delivery is free by Royal Mail 2nd Class (for lightweight items up to 2kg) - there are some exceptions and you can see these on our delivery page. These include refridgerated items, controlled prescription medication and heavy food items 2kg+ which have to be sent via our Courier service.
We also offer delivery by Royal Mail 1st Class or via Next Working Day Courier for a small fee (for items in stock ordered before 12pm Monday to Thursday). Where available orders can be upgraded to Next Working Day pre-12pm or Saturday Delivery. Standard courier orders placed before 12pm on Fridays will be delivered the following Monday.
Orders under £20 have a £2.50 handling fee automatically added.
Food deliveries weighing 2kg and over ordered before 12pm (Monday to Thursday) will be delivered next working day by courier - Monday to Friday - excludes Saturday delivery. Orders placed on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be delivered on a Tuesday. Orders weighing over 6kg are sent free.*
*Please note that any other items ordered with food will be sent separately via Royal Mail 2nd Class by default. If you require non-food items on a faster service we offer the option to upgrade to Royal Mail 1st Class or Courier delivery of non-food items for an additional charge.
For more information, view our delivery page.
Feedback for Hills Prescription Diet B/D Canine has been compiled from 7 customer reviews
This product was recommended by the vet. My dog Millie switched to this food with no problems. The food coupled with medication seems seems to lessen the effect of dementia.
An absolutely excellent product.
After being referred to a specialist at the Royal Veterinary College's Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Potters Barr, one of our dogs was diagnosed with "canine cognitive dysfunction", which is akin to human dementia or Alzheimer's. Whilst there is no cure, there are certain options that can help manage/improve the symptoms (for dog and owner/s!), and the neurologist suggested that we start by trying a specific diet - Hills b/d Canine - for approximately 6-8 weeks. Although feeling highly sceptical, we agreed to give it a go. Within a few weeks of commencing it our dog showed some marginal improvement, but we weren't sure whether this was due to both her and/or us beginning to adapt to the new behaviour/situation, or the food.
After 6-8 weeks, she was a different dog - not her usual old self, and definitely not 100% better, but far less anxious, more alert, and she is now re-learning old skills; she also sleeps far better, now often sleeping through most of the night as opposed to being continually awake, restless, climbing, clawing, anxious and distressed for up to 72 hours or so at a time, and then crashing for a few hours or days before the next such episode began.
The neurologist said that they'd had very good results with a high percentage of dogs that had switched onto this diet, and I'm delighted with the improvement that we've experienced so far. Had we decided to skip trying this diet and instead resort straight to trying drugs, then we and our dog could have had the delights of having to deal with some unpleasant side effects, as well as the possibility of the medication costing a lot more than the price of the food - cost aside, I know which option I prefer; thank you, Hills.