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Nature's Variety Instinct, Rabbit 13.2 lb

Price:
$43.99
SKU:
EDNVIR-2
Weight:
13.20 LBS
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Product Description

Grain free! Dogs instinctively crave raw meat and will choose meat over grains when given a choice. The natural results of this higher quality nutrition include better skin & coat, healthier teeth & gums, increased energy, and less backyard clean-up. The protein in Nature's Variety Instinct is derived from meat - primarily high quality rabbit meal and salmon meal, bound together by highly digestible tapioca (which is naturally grain and gluten free). Fruit and vegetables are also added as natural sources of important vitamins. These high quality, wholesome ingredients are blended together with care to meet your pet's Instinct for a grain-free, nutrient dense diet.The bags are recloseable with a zip seal. The kibble is about 1/4" in diameter. Nature's Variety food is made right here in the U.S.A. at USDA inspected facilities.

Brand: Nature's Variety
Source: All products raised and processed in the U.S.A.
Packaged in the U.S.A.

As with all dry kibble, the actual pellets are cooked in the process. They are then coated with freeze dried raw meat and salmon oil.

What's NOT in the bag: Grains, glutens, potato or other inexpensive fillers or chemical preservatives.

Why Tapioca?
Nature's Variety has a unique dry diet containing no grains and no potatoes as carbohydrate sources. Instead, Instinct uses tapioca to provide the carbohydrate calories. Additionally, this formula provides higher amounts of animal-sourced proteins than most other commercial diets available. Potatoes have traditionally been used in "hypoallergenic" foods. Reports of grain allergic dogs, that are also now developing allergies to potatoes, have been on the rise, as well as reports of natural toxins that manifest themselves during high temperature processing. There are no known allergies to tapioca, and many veterinary teaching hospitals incorporate tapioca in homemade recipes for food allergies.

CALORIES: 482 / cup

Ingredients: Rabbit Meal, Salmon Meal, Tapioca, Chicken Fat (naturally preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Tomato Pomace, Pumpkinseeds, Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal, Montmorillonite Clay, Natural Flavor, Sea Salt, Vitamins (Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Iodine Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Carotene, Folic Acid), Peas, Brewers Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite), Dried Kelp, Cranberries, Blueberries, Inulin, Freeze Dried Rabbit, Freeze Dried Rabbit Liver, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Freeze Dried Rabbit Lung, Freeze Dried Rabbit Hearts, Freeze Dried Ground Rabbit Bone.

FEEDING GUIDE AND INSTRUCTIONS: Sudden changes in diet can sometimes result in digestive disturbances. Do not overfeed regardless of the pet’s acceptance and eagerness. Overfeeding is the most common cause of digestive upset. Always introduce any new diet over a period of days mixing with the present diet. Always keep fresh water available at all times and offer plenty of activity.

Feeding amounts should be decreased in proportion to the amount of supplementation with other Nature’s Variety Diets and Treats. Daily portions may vary according to age, size, environment, temperament, breed and activity level

DOG FOOD (Puppy)
Body Weight Daily Portion  
5-15 lb. 1 - 1-1/2 cup
16-25 lb. 1-1/2 - 2-1/2 cup
26-50 lb. 2-1/2 - 4 cups
51-100 lb. 4 - 6-1/2 cups
100+ 6-1/2+*

 

DOG FOOD (Active Adult)
Body Weight Daily Portion  
5-15 lb. 1/2 - 1-1/8 cup
16-25 lb. 1-1/8 - 1-5/8 cup
26-50 lb. 1-5/8 - 2-1/2 cups
51-100 lb. 2-1/2 - 4 cups
100+ 4+*

 

DOG FOOD (Overweight or Less Active)
Body Weight Daily Portion  
5-15 lb. 3/8 - 3/4 cup
16-25 lb. 3/4 - 1 cup
26-50 lb. 1 - 1-5/8 cups
51-100 lb. 1-5/8 - 2-1/2 cups
100+ 2-1/2+*

*For dogs over 100 lbs, please contact your veterinarian.