Orijen Puppy Food: Grain Free Large Breed was formulated because in nature, puppies are primarily carnivores - they thrive on a varied diet of meats with smaller amounts of fruits, vegetables and grasses. Puppies are biologically adapted to process proteins as an energy source, and need animal protein for healthy growth and building strong organs, skin and coat.
High in protein and low in carbohydrate, ORIJEN PUPPY FOOD is a grain-free formula that replicates the same rich and diverse balance of meats, fruits, vegetables and grasses that puppies and young dogs would encounter in a wilderness setting.
By utilizing special low-ash chicken and fish ingredients, ORIJEN PUPPY LARGE avoids the high ash levels and subsequently elevated calcium and phosphorus that are a common concern for the parent(s) of a large breed puppy on a high-protein diet. Low-ash ORIJEN features perfectly balanced natural-source minerals, fortified with ocean source glucosamine and chondroitin to nutritionally support healthy bones and joints. Orijen Dog Food is our top-of-the-line dry dog food!
Orijen Puppy Food: Grain Free Large Breed Benefits
- Champion Petfoods Ltd. stands apart as a family-owned producer of Orijen Dog Food manufacturing in their own facility located in the heart of Alberta's prairie farmlands.
- Low ash especially for a large breed puppy.
- Fortified with ocean source glucosamine and chondroitin to nutritionally support healthy bones and joints.
- Orijen is a Biological Pet Food following nature by closely matching the foods that dogs are evolved to eat.
- Features a biologically appropriate ratio of 80% meat, 20% produce and 0% grain.
- Uses all human-grade ingredients.
- Uses veterinary-inspected meats.
- Features proprietary, low-temperature (90C/195F) processing methods to retain natural nutrients. Orijen steam-cooks their fresh ingredients in small batches to preserve their natural goodness and delicious taste.
- Made from fresh regional ingredients.
- FRESH means the meats are never frozen and contain no preservatives. Unlike most commercial pet foods, ORIJEN is made with FRESH REGIONAL MEATS that are processed the same day they receive them, and are a key factor in the superior palatability and feeding performance of ORIJEN.
- Excludes ingredients like cereal grains that are not part of the natural diet.
- Has the highest meat inclusions of any dry pet food.
- Provides the essential fatty acids that dogs cannot produce themselves (including DHA and EPA) and are so important to nutritionally support the development of cell membranes, immune systems and a vibrant skin and hair coat.
- Contains native botanicals that include marshmallow, burdock and chicory root, stinging nettle and milk thistle, all of which replicate the natural canine diet and help to soothe, nourish and tone the digestive tract, strengthen the liver and control insulin levels.
- Delicate ingredients, like the botanicals, are added after the cooking process to preserve their natural nutritional qualities.
- Derives the bulk of its nutrition, much more than other dry foods, from whole food ingredients.
For more detailed information please feel free to view Orijen's White Paper Document: The Biological Food Concept.
Orijen Puppy Food: Grain Free Large Breed Details
Available in 15.4 lbs and 29.7 lbs.
With the highest inclusions of fresh, low ash, grain-fed chicken, wild caught northern whitefish and fresh whole eggs, ORIJEN is bursting with the protein-packed human-grade meats (minimum 80%) that your growing puppy needsand none of the grains or carbohydrates that are biologically inappropriate to him.
Instead of grains, ORIJEN contains a full complement of the regional fruits and vegetables (minimum 20%) that are highly digestible by puppies and that supply important natural antioxidants, phytochemicals and enzymes to encourage healthy growth and development.
Infused with fresh chicken and fish oils, ORIJEN provides a superior source of essential fatty acids that dogs cannot produce themselves (including DHA and EPA) and that nutritionally support the development of cell membranes and immune systems as well as vibrant skin and hair coat,your puppy's outer symbol of health and vitality.
FRESH REGIONAL INGREDIENTS IN ORIJEN PUPPY FOOD
Deboned chicken, chicken meal, turkey meal, russet potato, lake whitefish, chicken fat, sweet potato, whole eggs, turkey, salmon meal, salmon and anchovy oils, salmon, natural chicken flavour, sunflower oil, sun-cured alfalfa, dried brown kelp, carrots, spinach, peas, tomatoes, apples, psyllium, dulse, glucosamine Hcl, cranberries, black currants, rosemary extract, chondroitin sulfate, sea salt.
TONIC HERBS AND BOTANICALS IN ORIJEN PUPPY FOOD
Chicory root, licorice root, tumeric root, funugreek, marigold flowers, sweet fennel, zea mays, peppermint leaf, chamomile flowers, dandelion, summer savory, rosehips.
ORGANIC MINERALS IN ORIJEN PUPPY FOOD
Iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate.
PROBIOTIC MICROORGANISMS IN ORIJEN PUPPY FOOD
Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product.
PREMIUM VITAMINS IN ORIJEN PUPPY FOOD
Mixed tocopherols (source of vitamin E), choline chloride, vitamin A, vitamin D3, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin B12, folic acid, biotin.
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS OF ORIJEN LARGE BREED PUPPY FOOD
Protein (min.) 42.0% (47% DM), Fat 16.0% (18% DM), Carbohydrate 18.0% (20% DM), Moisture 10.0% (90% DM), Fiber 2.0% (2.3% DM)
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