We're constantly improving our recipes, because it's never good enough for our best friends.
Small changes in amounts of several existing ingredients
Slightly modify amounts of pumpkin and quinoa
To improve fiber composition
Replace millet with quinoa
More nutritional benefits and found better source
Increase beef bone
Additional Calcium and Phosphorous to meet requirements for Puppies
Was only for texture, but negatively affected digestion in some dogs.
Decrease soluble fiber by decreasing pumpkin, zucchini and chicory root.
For firmer stools in dogs with sensitive tummies.
Additional amount we're using not shown to have additional benefits beyond mineral content.
Increase protein/fat ratio of beef.
To decrease "richness" and provide improved digestion in some dogs.
To decrease iodine. Actual kelp had more iodine than projected.
For fiber and vitamin/mineral properties.
To increase potassium.
- Replace quinoa with millet.
- Change mix of beef and beef heart.
Replace salmon with salmon oil.
Human Grade cooking standards make it essentially impossible to dry multiple meats at once (e.g. beef and salmon), but a meat and a oil combination is feasible.
Because as legumes they're also linked to DCM in grain-free dog food.
Remove sweet potatoes.
Because they're linked to DCM in grain-free dog food.
Replace duck with beef.
For better consistency in protein and fat. Also, because beef has a better understood amino acid profile than duck, and exotic proteins may be implicated in DCM issue.