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Derm Defense Dog Food



1.5kg, 4kg, 12kg

Clinical nutrition specially formulated to help manage environmental sensitivities in dogs


Skin Care


with Chicken


Small Breed, Medium Breed, Large Breed


Adult, Senior



Satisfaction guarantee

If you are unsatisfied for any reason, return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement

There are many types of environmental irritants that surround us and our pets each and every day including fleas, pollen and even the dust in our homes. For some dogs these irritants can cause a skin condition that may lead to scratching, sometimes excessively. This is unpleasant for your dog and can also be difficult for everyone else in the family. The good news is most dogs with these skin conditions can benefit simply from the right food.

Hill's nutritionists and veterinarians developed Prescription Diet Derm Defense clinical nutrition specially formulated to help manage environmental sensitivities in dogs. This dry food is made with chicken and has an irresistible taste that your dog will love.

How it works:

  • With bioactives and phytonutrients to support healthy immune response
  • High levels of Omega-3s and 6s drive healthy skin from within
  • Clinically proven antioxidants, including vitamin E help soothe & nourish the skin & coat

How it helps:

  • Helps strengthen skin barrier
  • Drives healthy skin from within
  • Formulated to help soothe and nourish skin & coat
  • S+OXSHIELD: Formulated to promote a urinary environment that reduces the risk of developing struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

Additional info:

Hill's Prescription Diet Derm Defense provides all the nutrition your dog needs and can be used long-term. Please consult your veterinarian for further information on how our Prescription Diet foods can help your dog to continue to enjoy a happy and active life.

Formulated to help

reduce the risk of struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

Made in the USA
with global ingredients you can trust

Proud to have helped
13 million shelter pets
find a forever home & counting


INGREDIENTS: COMPOSITION: Cereals, meat and animal derivatives (chicken 6%), vegetable protein extracts, oils and fats, eggs and egg derivatives, seeds, derivatives of vegetable origin, minerals.

Adult maintenance Mixed Feeding Guide

Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - 354 g cans Amount per Day - grams
1 0.25 + 10 g
2 0.5 + 10 g
4 0.5 + 45 g
5 1 + 20 g
10 1 + 90 g
20 1 + 205 g
30 2 + 225 g
40 2 + 315 g
50 2 + 400 g
60+ 2 + 80 g per 10 kgs

Adult maintenance

Weight of Dog — kgs Amount per Day - grams
1 30
2 50
4 85
5 100
10 170
20 280
30 385
40 475
50 560
60+ 101 per 10 kgs

Prescription Diet Derm Defense Canine is a complete dietetic pet food for support of skin function in cases of dermatosis and excessive loss of hair in adult dogs. This dietetic pet food contains high level of essential fatty acids.

Ask your veterinarian for specific feeding instructions for your pet. This is only a guide. Grams are the most accurate form of measurement. In case you are using Hill's measuring cup please refer to

For best results:

– Gradually transition to this new food for 7 days or more.

– Exclusively feed the recommended Prescription Diet dry and wet foods.

– Keep fresh water available at all times.

– Have your veterinarian monitor your pet's condition.

– To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets & children.



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3756 kcal/kg (376 kcal/cup)

Nutrient Dry Matter1
Protein 22.6 %
Fat 16.7 %
Carbohydrate / NFE 53.9 %
Crude Fiber 1.6 %
Crude Ash 5.2 %
Calcium 0.73 %
Phospohorus 0.58 %
Potassium 0.84 %
Sodium 0.28 %
Magnesium 0.083 %
Taurine 0.16 %
Vitamin A 12040 IU/kg
Vitamin C 113 ppm
Vitamin D 931 IU/kg
Vitamin E 891 IU/kg
Omega-3-fatty acids 1.65 %
Omega-6-fatty acids 4.45 %
Beta-carotene 3.36 ppm


1The displayed analytical values may differ slightly from the values shown on the package. Both values meet product specifications.




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