Why is it important that j/d is 'clinically proven' to work?
The efficacy of Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ j/d™ has been clinically proven in multiple studies conducted by independent experts and universities.
Not only does that mean we are able to use the term 'clinically proven' with conviction, but it also means that you can be reassured that Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ j/d™ will actually deliver all its promised health benefits to your dog.
Our claims on j/d are backed many independent published and unpublished researches and studies.
Claim, "Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ j/d™ is clinically proven to help your dog walk, run, jump better in as little as 21 days, "is supported by the following studies:
1.Fritsch D, Allen TA, Dodd CE, et al. Dose-titration effects of fish oil omega-3 fatty acids in osteoarthritic dogs. Unpublished.
Also, in the studies below independent specialists have documented the results of feeding j/d to dogs with stiff joints:
Study 1 :
Evaluation of the Effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis. Published in JAVMA January 2010. Roush KJ, Cross AR, Renberg WC, et al.
Conclusions : At least in the short term, dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids resulted in an improvement in weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis.
Study 2 :
A multi-centre veterinary practice assessment of the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on osteoarthritis in dogs. Published in JAVMA January 2010. Roush JK, Dodd CE, Fritsch DA, et al.
Conclusions : Ingestion of the test food raised blood concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids and appeared to improve the arthritic condition in pet dogs with osteoarthritis.
Study 3 :
A multicenter study of the effect of a therapeutic food supplemented with fish oil omega 3-fatty acids on the Carprofen dosage in dogs with osteoarthritis. J. Amer. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2009; in press. Fritsch D, Allen TA, Dodd CE, et al.
Conclusions : Results suggested that in dogs with chronic osteoarthiritis receiving caprofen because of signs of pain, feeding a diet supplemented with fish oil omega–3 fatty acids may allow for a reduction in caprofen dosage.
Our dedication to ethical treatments of animals
Because we are a company of animal lovers and pet owners, all research undertaken or sponsored by Hill's meets the strictest guidelines controlling every aspects of the humane treatment and loving care of animals.