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Canine Freeze-Dried Nuggets

Shelf-stable and ready to serve in minutes—just portion, shred, and rehydrate with warm water, Bone Broth, or Raw Goat Milk. Available in 5.5oz. and 14oz. resealable bags.
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  • Crafted in USA

  • Ethically Raised

  • Made With Grass-Fed Beef

  • Organic Produce

  • No Synthetic Vitamins

  • Real whole food nutrition with no synthetic vitamins or minerals
  • High digestibility to support maximum nutrient absorption
  • Convenient and shelf stable complete and balanced recipes

Our formulas have recently been updated. Nutritional information for our previous formulas can be found here.

Beef (with ground bone), Beef Livers, Organic Carrots, Organic Squash, Organic Kale, Organic Apples, Organic Parsley, Organic Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Sunflower Seeds, Organic Blueberries, Organic Cranberries, Organic Broccoli, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Cod Liver Oil, Montmorillonite Clay, Fish Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Sunflower Oil, Dried Yeast, Vitamin E Supplement, Organic Ground Alfalfa, Dried Organic Kelp, Liquid Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Liquid Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, Liquid Lactobacillus reuteri fermentation product, Liquid Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, Taurine, Organic Rosemary Extract
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Crude Protein46% min
Crude Fat29% min
Crude Fiber4% max
Moisture8% max
Total Micro-organisms100 million CFU/kg min

(Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus reuteri, Bifidobacterium animalis)

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog and Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

Typical Analysis:

  • Vitamins & Minerals

    Calcium 1.32%
    Phosphorous 1.16%
    Potassium 0.78%
    Sodium 0.29%
    Chloride 0.25%
    Magnesium 0.10%
    Iron 163.05 mg/kg
    Copper 38.82 mg/kg
    Manganese 11.15 mg/kg
    Zinc 125.35 mg/kg
    Iodine 3.45 mg/kg
    Selenium 0.58 mg/kg
    Thiamine: B1 13.54 mg/kg
    Riboflavin: B2 11.53 mg/kg
    Niacin: B3 52.9 mg/kg
    Pyridoxine: B6 7.57 mg/kg
    Vitamin B12 0.22 mg/kg
    Folic Acid 4.61 mg/kg
    Pantothenic Acid 95.23 mg/kg
    Choline 3046.33 mg/kg
       
    Vitamin A 29598.5 IU/kg
    Vitamin D 965.45 IU/kg
    Vitamin E 231.46 IU/kg
       
    CA-to-P ratio: 1.14:1
  • Fatty Acids

    Linoleic Acid 2.58%
    Alpha-Linoleic Acid 0.12%
    EPA + DHA 0.30%
    Total Omega 3 0.51%
    Total Omega 6 2.97%

    Amino Acids

    Arginine 3.31%
    Cystine 0.44%
    Histidine 1.16%
    Isoleucine 1.92%
    Leucine 3.83%
    Lysine 3.62%
    Methionine 0.92%
    Phenylalanine 2.09%
    Threonine 1.90%
    Tryptophan 0.49%
    Tyrosine 1.58%
    Valine 2.37%
    Taurine 0.15%
  • Calorie Content

    Calories126 kcal/oz
    Calories from Protein40%
    Calories from Fat58%
    Calories from Carbohydrates2%

    1 ounce = approx. 3 -4 nuggets

    Macro Nutrients

    Protein 48%
    Fat 31%
    Fiber 3.58%
    Moisture 6.00%
    Ash 8.47%
    Carbohydrates 2.49%
    Beef Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for Adult Maintenance.

    Disclaimer: Nutritional information provided is a typical as fed value and is not a guaranteed maximum or minimum.

  • Vitamins & Minerals

    Calcium 1.40%
    Phosphorous 1.23%
    Potassium 0.83%
    Sodium 0.31%
    Chloride 0.27%
    Magnesium 0.11%
    Iron 173.46 mg/kg
    Copper 41.3 mg/kg
    Manganese 11.86 mg/kg
    Zinc 133.35 mg/kg
    Iodine 3.67 mg/kg
    Selenium 0.61 mg/kg
    Thiamine: B1 14.4 mg/kg
    Riboflavin: B2 12.27 mg/kg
    Niacin: B3 62.66 mg/kg
    Pyridoxine: B6 8.05 mg/kg
    Vitamin B12 0.24 mg/kg
    Folic Acid 4.9 mg/kg
    Pantothenic Acid 107.69 mg/kg
    Choline 3240.78 mg/kg
       
    Vitamin A 31487.7 IU/kg
    Vitamin D 1027.08 IU/kg
    Vitamin E 246.23 IU/kg
  • Fatty Acids

    Linoleic Acid 2.74%
    Alpha-Linoleic Acid 0.13%
    EPA + DHA 0.32%
    Total Omega 3 0.55%
    Total Omega 6 3.16%

    Amino Acids

    Arginine 3.52%
    Cystine 0.48%
    Histidine 1.23%
    Isoleucine 2.04%
    Leucine 4.08%
    Lysine 3.85%
    Methionine 0.97%
    Phenylalanine 2.22%
    Threonine 2.02%
    Tryptophan 0.52%
    Tyrosine 1.68%
    Valine 2.53%
    Taurine 0.16%
  • Calorie Content

    Calories126 kcal/oz
    Calories from Protein40%
    Calories from Fat58%
    Calories from Carbohydrates2%

    1 ounce = approx. 3 -4 nuggets

    Macro Nutrients

    Protein 51.53%
    Fat 33.00%
    Fiber 3.81%
    Ash 9.01%
    Carbohydrates 2.65%
    Beef Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for Adult Maintenance.

    Disclaimer: Nutritional information provided is a typical dry matter value and is not a guaranteed maximum or minimum.

  • Vitamins & Minerals

    Calcium 2.92 g/1000 kcal
    Phosphorous 2.57 g/1000 kcal
    Potassium 1.74 g/1000 kcal
    Sodium 0.64 g/1000 kcal
    Chloride 0.55 g/1000 kcal
    Magnesium 0.23 g/1000 kcal
    Iron 36.16 mg/1000 kcal
    Copper 8.61 mg/1000 kcal
    Manganese 2.47 mg/1000 kcal
    Zinc 27.8 mg/1000 kcal
    Iodine 0.77 mg/1000 kcal
    Selenium 0.13 mg/1000 kcal
    Thiamine: B1 3 mg/1000 kcal
    Riboflavin: B2 2.56 mg/1000 kcal
    Niacin: B3 13.91 mg/1000 kcal
    Pyridoxine: B6 1.68 mg/1000 kcal
    Vitamin B12 0.05 mg/1000 kcal
    Folic Acid 1.02 mg/1000 kcal
    Pantothenic Acid 23.3 mg/1000 kcal
    Choline 675.64 mg/1000 kcal
       
    Vitamin A 6564.6 IU/1000 kcal
    Vitamin D 214.13 IU/1000 kcal
    Vitamin E 51.34 IU/1000 kcal
  • Fatty Acids

    Linoleic Acid 5.72 g/1000 kcal
    Alpha-Linoleic Acid 0.26 g/1000 kcal
    EPA + DHA 0.67 g/1000 kcal
    Total Omega 3 1.14 g/1000 kcal
    Total Omega 6 6.6 g/1000 kcal

    Amino Acids

    Arginine 7.34
    Cystine 0.99
    Histidine 2.57
    Isoleucine 4.26
    Leucine 8.5
    Lysine 8.03
    Methionine 2.03
    Phenylalanine 4.34
    Threonine 4.21
    Tryptophan 1.09
    Tyrosine 3.49
    Valine 5.27
    Taurine 0.33
  • Calorie Content

    Calories126 kcal/oz
    Calories from Protein40%
    Calories from Fat58%
    Calories from Carbohydrates2%

    1 ounce = approx. 3 -4 nuggets

    Macro Nutrients

    Protein 107.43 g/1000 kcal
    Fat 68.79 g/1000 kcal
    Fiber 7.95 g/1000 kcal
    Ash 18.78 g/1000 kcal
    Carbohydrates 6.23 g/1000 kcal
    Beef Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for Adult Maintenance.

    Disclaimer: Nutritional information provided is a typical caloric value and is not a guaranteed maximum or minimum.

  • Storage

    Freeze-dried food is shelf-stable and should be stored in a cool, dry place.

    Once rehydrated, keep refrigerated and feed within 5 days for optimum freshness.

    Available In

    Freeze-Dried Nuggets are available in 5.5oz. and 14oz. resealable bags.

  • Safe Handling Tips

    Keep bag sealed and store in a cool, dry place. Once hydrated, freeze-dried formula will maintain optimum freshness for 3-5 days under refrigeration.

    Keep freeze-dried pet foods separate from other foods. Wash hands, working surfaces, utensils and any other items that touch or contact freeze-dried animal pet foods, with hot, soapy water. Refrigerate uneaten portions immediately or discard. Keep this product out of reach of infants and young children.

  • Preparation & Serving

    Rehydrate food with warm water, Primal Bone Broth, or Primal Raw Goat Milk to ensure optimum nutrient absorption. We recommend thoroughly incorporating one tablespoon of hydration for every nugget served.

    Use stainless steel bowls when feeding any product. Other materials, such as plastic & porcelain, are porous and can trap germs over time.

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