Choosing the Best Dog Food for Your Pet

Hill’s is passionate about making high-quality, balanced nutrition that even the pickiest dogs will love. Learn more about the different types of dog food we offer, and which one is best for your furry friend.

Making the Best Choice

When it comes to your dog's nutritional needs, there are plenty of things to consider. Here are three tips to keep in mind when choosing a dog food.


Age of Your Dog

Nutrition at each stage of your dog’s life is important. Has your dog reached a milestone birthday like one year or seven years? It may be time to switch to an age-appropriate dog food. Hill’s life stage dog foods are designed to give your puppy, adult or 7+ dog the nutrition he needs.

Puppies (Under Age 1)

From lean protein to high-quality fish oil, Hill’s puppy food is specially formulated to keep up with a pup’s energetic lifestyle, as well as support healthy brain, eye & skeletal development.

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Adult Dogs (1-7 Years)

To keep dogs healthy in their prime years, adult dog food should provide the right balance of high-quality ingredients, plus antioxidants and omega-6 fatty acids to help support their everyday needs.

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Older Dogs (Age 7+)

As your dog enters his golden years, his nutritional requirements will need to support more specific needs for mobility and brain function, such as phytonutrients and L-carnitine.

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Nutrition Needs

The right nutrition can transform the life of your dog. Our full range of trusted dog foods can help you address a variety of common health needs.

Nutrition Every Dog Needs

Maybe your dog has gained a few pounds, his breath could be fresher, or perhaps you're interested in a dog food that uses natural ingredients. Either way, the best dog food is the one that puts your pet's health first.

Everyday health and vitality is important for any dog, which is why Hill's provides a variety of foods designed for common health concerns:

  • Weight management
  • Joint & mobility
  • Healthy skin & coat
  • Healthy digestion
  • Dental & oral care
  • Energy & mental wellbeing

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Nutrition for Specific Health Conditions

You want what’s best for your dog’s overall health and happiness. That’s why our team of veterinarians, PhD nutritionists, food scientists and sensory experts ensure that Hill’s Prescription Diet™ dog foods provide proven clinical nutrition designed for a variety of health conditions:

  • Digestive issues
  • Kidney issues
  • Urinary issues
  • Liver issues
  • Environmental sensitivities
  • Glucose management

Check with your veterinarian regularly to make sure your dog gets the nutrition he needs.


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Serving Options

From kibble shaped specifically to fit your dog’s mouth, to canned wet dog foods and savoury stews, Hill’s has options to make every meal irresistible.

Dry Dog Food

Every kibble is designed around a dog's size and mouth shape so your pet can better enjoy his food. Aspects like "crunchy & chewy" or "smooth & crispy" are all taste-tested with the dogs at our Pet Nutrition Centre to ensure your dog has the most satisfying texture possible.


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Wet Dog Food

Whether you serve it as a meal or a tasty topper, Hill's canned dog foods are a satisfying addition to your dog’s mealtime, and our savoury stews are loaded with tasty morsels, tender vegetables and savoury sauces that sends dogs running to their bowls.


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Dog Treats

Every good dog deserves a reward from time to time, so why not give yours a dog treat that's delicious AND nutritious? Hill's™ Prescription Diet™ Metabolic treats are tasty, healthy and rewarding snacks that help support your dog's ideal weight.


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Hill’s™ Science Diet™ Adult Perfect Weight Small & Toy Breed Dog Food

Breakthrough nutrition formulated to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and improve quality of life in small and toy breed dogs.

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Great food, my dogs love

“My dogs are picky eaters and I have tried multiple kinds of foods, but this is the one they like best. The moment I put it in their dishes they run to eat.."
– Sara85, Minnesota, USA

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