A Non-GMO Limited Ingredient Diet
Venison Meal, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Sunflower Oil, Tapioca, Flaxseed Meal, Pork Meal, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Menhaden Fish Oil, Dried Kelp, Carrots, Parsley, Lettuce, Watercress, Spinach, Celery, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Monosodium Phosphate, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium longum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Chelated Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, Ferrous Sulfate, Chelated Copper Proteinate, Chelated Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Chelated Cobalt Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate.
Total Microorganisms* 3.5x104 CFU/lb MIN
Crude Protein: 25% MIN
Crude Fat: 13.5% MIN
Crude Fiber: 3.5% MAX
Moisture: 10.5% MAX
Zinc: 200 mg/kg MIN
Omega-3 Fatty Acids*: 0.6% MIN
Omega-6 Fatty Acids*: 2.6% MIN
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
Grandma Mae's Country Naturals Grain Free Venison Meal Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs/32 kg or more as an adult).
Recommended Daily Feeding Information
Adult Dogs may be fed once or twice a day depending on your preference. Puppies 5 months or younger feed the recommended total daily amount divided into three small meals a day; from 6 to 12 months, feed the daily amount divided into two meals a day; from 13 to 18 months, feed once a day. Puppies whose daily ration exceeds two cups may be fed twice a day. Feed Pregnant Dogs 50% more during last 3 weeks of pregnancy. During Lactation dogs require twice the amount as an adult dog and should be fed 3 or 4 times a day. Your dog’s food requirement may vary from the feeding guidelines due to age, breed, environment, activity level, and body condition. Adjust food quantities as necessary to maintain an ideal body weight. Avoid overfeeding. Keep fresh, clean drinking water available at all times for your pet.
Calorie Content: 3400 KCAL/KG ME (calculated), 425 KCAL/CUP. Standard Measuring Cup of food weighs approximately 125 grams (4.4 oz).
About our Wholesome Ingredients
Venison is an easy to digest protein source recommended for dogs with allergies. Venison is great for your dog's heart health and is a relatively lean meat, lower in calories, fat and cholesterol than many other types of meat. It is an excellent source of B vitamins as well as the minerals zinc, phosphorus, iron and copper.
Peas, Lentils and Chickpeas:
These “legumes” are excellent sources of energy and protein that have a low glycemic index and do not cause blood glucose (sugar) levels to spike right after ingestion. The reason to have more than one is that a dog’s system is likely to digest a variety of these legumes more efficiently than it would if there were only one or two of them.
Tapioca, which is derived from the cassava plant, provides a healthy, non-GMO and gluten free source of energy for your dog. It is low in cholesterol and unhealthy fats and is a good source of iron and calcium.
Flaxseed is a good source of Omega-6 and Omega-3 essential fatty acids, which produce a s