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I’m Dr. Jenn and I’m a licensed veterinarian with 18 years of experience. I’m here to help with your question about Princess. Princess sounds like a cutie! Min Pins are charismatic little dogs! To make sure I understand, you are looking for a prescription for Hills RD diet, as your local veterinarian doesn't carry it. Is that correct?
Unfortunately, none of us here can legally write you a prescription. I know you said you tried a different Rx food and she gained weight. When you did that, did you calculate out the amount of calories/cup in each and make sure you were feeding the same amount of calories/day? That may account for the weight gain. There are several brands of prescription diets out there. It may be worth looking at a different one. If you want to stick to the R/D diet, I would recommend asking for a prescription from the veterinarian you currently have a valid veterinary-client-patient relationship with. Online, we don't have that, so we can't legally write you a script. I wish I could, but I can't. I'm happy to try to help in any other way I can!
I'm sorry you felt like I lead you on. That was not my intent, I needed more information before I could help you at all. As I stated, if you are willing to consider other brands of food, I'm happy to help you with suggestions and can help you with figuring out how much of the new food you should be feeding so Princess doesn't gain weight. I did not know you didn't have a current relationship with a veterinarian in your area. If you'd like to consider a lower calorie over-the-counter food that you can get without a prescription, I'm happy to help you figure out how much you should be feeding of that as well. I really do want to help.