Dogs thrive on quality protein and healthy fats. That is why Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo & Sweet Potato Dry Dog Food provides balanced nutrition with real whole foods sourced from local farmers. This natural, grain-free formula dog food is ideal for all life stages and all breeds of dogs with a focus on naturally nutrient rich ingredients to support overall health. Deboned buffalo is the first ingredient and helps comprise the 70% of meat and fish sourced ingredients that help build and maintain lean, healthy muscle tissue with high quality protein, support healthy skin and coat with omega fatty acids and support joint health with glucosamine. The 30% fresh produce fortifies this high-quality grain-free canine diet with potatoes, sweet potato, peas, apples and blueberries offering vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Easily digestible carbohydrates like potatoes and sweet potatoes offer the benefit of sustained energy without upsetting grain-sensitive systems. This food revolution in the dog bowl yields 38% protein in every bowl.
Like with all of Merrick's recipes, they locally source their farm fresh ingredients to ensure the highest quality. As a result, Merrick recipes don’t contain any ingredients from China and their made in their own five-star kitchen and manufacturing facilities that uphold the strict guidelines well defined by the FDA.
Brand: Merrick Pet Care, Inc.
Made in USA
Daily Feeding Instructions:
|GOAL WT (LBS)||CALORIES/DAY||CUPS/DAY (APPROX)|
For dogs over 100 lbs: Add 1/4 cup per additional 10 lbs. For puppies and pregnant or nursing dogs: Feed 25% more than the amounts listed.
Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Grain Free each day.
FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS: DEBONED BUFFALO, CHICKEN MEAL, TURKEY MEAL, SALMON MEAL AND SWEET POTATO.
Deboned Buffalo, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Salmon Meal (source of Omega 3 fatty acids), Sweet Potato, Chicken Fat (preserved with natural mixed tocopherols), Pea Protein, Pork Meal, Potato, Peas, Natural Pork Flavor, Deboned Salmon, Deboned Turkey, Deboned Chicken, Dried Egg Product, Natural Chicken Flavor, Apples, Blueberries, Organic Alfalfa, Salmon Oil, Minerals, (Salt, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Rosemary Extract.
|Crude protein (min.)||38.00 %|
|Crude fat (min.)||17.00 %|
|Crude fiber (max.)||3.50 %|
|Moisture (max.)||11.00 %|
|Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.)||4.00%|
|Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.)||0.40 %|
|Glucosamine Hydrochloride* (min.)||1200 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin Sulfate* (min.)||1200 mg/kg|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles
3,740 kcal per kilogram or 460 kcal per cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis (calculated)
Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo + Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.