IS YOUR DOG’S FOOD BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE?
Dogs evolved as hunters and, just like their wild cousins, their teeth, jaws and digestive system are all adapted for meat concentrated diets that are rich in fresh meats and meat diversity. Biologically Appropriate foods mirror the natural diet and answer 3 meat questions:
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- ORIJEN leads its class in premium meat inclusions.
- All from animals from federally inspected facilities prior to inclusion in our foods.
- 2/3 of meats are FRESH or RAW and loaded with goodness.
- 1/3 is dried at low temperature for a premium protein source.
A variety of meats in WholePrey ratios supply nutrients naturally, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic supplements.
ONLY 1 SUPPLEMENT — ZINC
In nature there are no synthetic supplements, so dogs and wolves derive their complete nutritional needs naturally by consuming whole animals which contain all of the nutrients they need to thrive.
That’s why you won’t find long lists of synthetics in ORIJEN dog foods. Loaded with richly nourishing ratios of fresh poultry, organs and cartilage plus fresh whole fish and whole eggs, ORIJEN provides a natural source of virtually every nutrient your dog needs to thrive.
85% MEAT | 15% FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Fresh chicken meat (13%), fresh whole eggs (7%), fresh turkey meat (7%), fresh whole herring (7%), fresh chicken liver (6%), fresh whole flounder (4%), fresh turkey liver (4%), fresh chicken necks (4%), fresh chicken heart (4%), fresh turkey heart (4%), chicken (dehydrated, 4%), turkey (dehydrated, 4%), whole mackerel (dehydrated, 4%), whole sardine (dehydrated, 4%), whole herring (dehydrated, 4%), whole red lentils, whole green lentils, whole green peas, lentil fiber, whole chickpeas, whole yellow peas, whole pinto beans, chicken cartilage (1%), whole navy beans, herring oil (1%), chicken fat (1%), turkey cartilage (1%), chicken liver (freeze-dried), turkey liver (freeze-dried), fresh whole pumpkin, fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole zucchini, fresh whole parsnips, fresh carrots, fresh whole red delicious apples, fresh whole bartlett pears, fresh kale, fresh spinach, fresh beet greens, fresh turnip greens, brown kelp, whole cranberries, whole blueberries, whole saskatoon berries, chicory root, turmeric root, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips, Enterococcus faecium.
ADDITIVES (per kg): Nutritional additives: Zinc chelate: 100 mg.
DESIGNED TO MIRROR MOTHER NATURE
Your puppy shares his eating anatomy with the grey wolf, which means he’s evolved for a diet rich and varied in fresh meat, protein, and fat – not highly processed carbohydrates and starches.
|Crude Protein (min.)||38 %|
|Fat Content (min.)||15 %|
|Crude Ash (max.)||8 %|
|Crude Fibers (max.)||8 %|
|Moisture (max.)||12 %|
|Calcium (min.)||1.3 %|
|Phosphorus (min.)||1.1 %|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)||2.3 %|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)||0.9 %|
|DHA (min.)||0.3 %|
|EPA (min.)||0.2 %|
|Glucosamine (min.)||1400 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin Sulfate (min.)||
YOUR SENIOR DOG IS UNIQUE
Your dog is unique and his feeding requirements will vary with his environment, age and activity.
That’s why we suggest starting with the guides below, and then monitoring his weight and adjusting portions as needed. Feed twice daily and remember always to keep fresh, clean water available.
|Weight of Dog (kg)||Active (1 hour or more daily exercise)||Less Active (1 hour or less daily exercise)|
|90 gm/day||60 gm/day|
|10 kg||160 gm/day||120 gm/day|
|270 gm/day||180 gm/day|
|360 gm/day||240 gm/day|
|440 gm/day||300 gm/day|
|520 gm/day||360 gm/day|
|600 gm/day||400 gm/day|
ORIJEN Senior provides more calories from protein and fat and fewer from carbohydrates, providing a calorie distribution that mirrors the natural diet, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes.
CALORIE CONTENT (calculated):
Metabolizable Energy is 3630 kcal/kg (435 kcal per 250ml/120g cup) with calories distributed to support peak conditioning; 42% from protein, 21% from vegetables and fruits, and 37% from fat.