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BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE™ PUPPY FOOD
Featuring free run chicken & turkey, wild caught fish and nest laid eggs
PUPPIES OF ALL BREEDS EVOLVED AS CARNIVORES, POSSESSING A BIOLOGICAL NEED FOR A DIET RICH AND VARIED IN FRESH WHOLE MEATS, WITH SMALLER AMOUNTS OF WHOLE FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND GRASSES.
That’s why ORIJEN delivers a symphony of cage-free chicken and turkey, nest-laid eggs, and wild-caught walleye and herring — all raised or fished within our region and delivered to our kitchens FRESH EACH DAY, so they’re brimming with goodness to perfectly nourish the growth of puppies.
Loaded with the richly-nourishing proteins and fats that all puppies require for peak health, ORIJEN’s award-winning low-glycemic puppy food supports lean muscle mass while supplying all of the energy your puppy needs to take on his exciting world.
Prepared from Canada’s best and freshest ingredients in our award-winning kitchens, ORIJEN is guaranteed to keep your puppy happy, healthy and strong.
READ OUR INGREDIENTS AND WE THINK YOU’LL AGREE.
Authentic Regional Ingredients
Delivered Fresh Daily
WE BELIEVE THAT PET LOVERS WANT TO KNOW WHERE THEIR PET’S FOOD COMES FROM. SO WE FOCUS ON LOCAL INGREDIENTS RAISED BY PEOPLE WE TRUST, AND DELIVERED TO OUR KITCHENS FRESH EACH DAY.
That’s why we focus on ingredients that are sustainably raised within our region by people we know and trust, approved ” fit for human consumption,” and then delivered to our kitchens authentically fresh each day. NO OTHER DOG FOOD CAN MATCH ORIJEN’S FRESH LOCAL INGREDIENTS.
Fresh deboned chicken (20%), dehydrated chicken (15%), fresh chicken liver (4%), fresh whole herring (4%), fresh deboned turkey (4%), dehydrated turkey (4%), fresh turkey liver (3%), fresh whole eggs (3%), fresh deboned walleye (3%), fresh whole salmon (3%), fresh chicken heart (3%), chicken cartilage (3%), dehydrated herring (3%), dehydrated salmon (3%), chicken liver oil (3%), chicken fat (2%), red lentils, green peas, green lentils, sun-cured alfalfa, yams, pea fibre, chickpeas, pumpkin, butternut squash, spinach greens, carrots, Red Delicious apples, Bartlett pears, cranberries, blueberries, kelp, licorice root, angelica root, fenugreek, marigold flowers, sweet fennel, peppermint leaf, chamomile, dandelion, summer savory, rosemary, Enterococcus faecium.
* FRESH AND PRESERVATIVE-FREE
Vitamin A, vitamin D3, vitamin E, niacin, riboﬂavin, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, selenium yeast
YOUR PUPPY SHARES HIS EATING ANATOMY WITH THE WOLF, WHICH MEANS HE’S EVOLVED AS A CARNIVORE, ADAPTED FOR A DIET RICH AND VARIED IN MEAT (NOT CARBOHYDRATES AND GRAINS).
MEAT AND PROTEIN RICH
Made with 80% meat ORIJEN features a Biologically Appropriate protein level of 38% which closely replicates the natural puppy diet.
RICH IN ANIMAL FAT
Animal fats are essential for peak health. That’s why ORIJEN features naturally occurring, non-rendered fats from fresh poultry, fish and eggs.
DHA AND EPA FROM FRESH FISH
Fresh fish is a perfect source of DHA and EPA, essential for your puppy’s immune and nervous systems and not available from plant source, such as flax, coconut or sunflower.
Your puppy’s natural diet contains few carbohydrates. That’s why ORIJEN is potato-free and contains less than half the carbohydrates found in conventional puppy foods.
GLUCOSAMINE & CHONDROITIN
ORIJEN’s fresh poultry, meats and fish provide a rich and natural source of glucosamine and chondroitin, so no synthetic sources are added to ORIJEN foods.
THERE ARE THREE SOURCES OF CALORIES AVAILABLE TO YOUR PUPPY: PROTEIN, FAT AND CARBOHYDRATES. WHILE PROTEIN AND FAT ARE ESSENTIAL, CARBOHYDRATES ARE NOT. IN FACT, PUPPIES REQUIRE NO CARBOHYDRATE IN THEIR DIET.
Fast carbohydrates from rice, corn, potato or tapioca elevate blood sugar and are quickly stored in the body as fat, and are a leading dietary cause of overweight puppies.
By providing more calories from protein and fat (and fewer from carbohydrates), ORIJEN distributes calories to mirror the natural puppy diet, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes.
CALORIE CONTENT AND DISTRIBUTION
ME (calculated metabolizable energy) is 4080 kcal/kg (490 kcal per 250ml/120g cup).
Calories are distributed to support peak physical conditioning with 37% from protein, 19% from fruits and vegetables, and 44% from fat.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT, AS THE ADAGE GOES. THE SAME IS TRUE FOR YOUR PUPPY.
ORIJEN mirrors the foods Mother Nature intended puppies to eat. Equally important is the natural taste, after all, puppies deserve to enjoy their meals too.
Your puppy is a unique individual and his feeding requirements will vary with his breed, 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 to always keep fresh, clean water available to your puppy.