Canidae Ingredients

All CANIDAE products are proudly made in the United States of America using the highest quality U.S. ingredients. All formulations are produced in USDA, FDA, and AAFCO approved facilities. The nutritionally dense fresh meats and meals we use originate from USDA inspected meats processed in a human grade facility. Our high quality grains, vegetables, and fruits are from human grade producers. All CANIDAE dry goods, cans, and treats are naturally preserved. All of our commodities have undergone stringent testing procedures prior to going into any of our products—assuring safety and freshness for both your pets and ours.

Bison (fresh meat protein) Pasture-raised in Montana and Wyoming, hormone and antibiotic free. Bison is a lean protein source that supplies optimal amino acids to the diet. Amino acids are building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Bison is a unique protein source that may be a good option for sensitive pets. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Chicken (fresh protein) Excellent lean protein source that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Chicken Meal (concentrated protein) Excellent highly concentrated lean protein source from chicken flesh tissue and skin that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Low ash. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Duck (fresh protein) Sourced from California, duck is a rich protein source that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Duck is rich in iron, which is a mineral that is important for proper function of the red blood cells. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Duck Meal (concentrated protein) Excellent highly concentrated rich protein source from duck flesh tissue and skin that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Lamb (fresh protein) Excellent lean protein source from the finest American lamb. Provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Lamb Meal (concentrated protein) Excellent highly concentrated protein source from lamb flesh tissue and skin. Provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Salmon (fresh protein) Excellent protein source sustainably harvested in the Pacific Northwest. Provides an excellent supply of amino acids to the diet and essential fatty acids such as EPA and DHA. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Salmon Meal (concentrated protein) Excellent highly concentrated protein source from salmon flesh tissue and skin. Provides an excellent supply of amino acids to the diet and essential fatty acids such as EPA and DHA. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Turkey (fresh protein) Excellent lean protein source that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Turkey Meal (concentrated protein) Excellent highly concentrated lean protein source from turkey flesh tissue and skin that provides amino acids, the building blocks for many body functions such as proper immune system function, optimal lean muscle condition, organ structure and function, and healthy metabolism. Hormone free and antibiotic free. Low ash. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Menhaden Fish Meal (concentrated protein) A unique blend of middle ocean swimming herring and menhaden fish. Naturally preserved without the use of ethoxyquin.

Eggs (protein) An excellent source of protein containing all the essential amino acids.

Brown Rice (carbohydrate) High quality brown rice contains a generous supply of B vitamins—plus calcium, phosphorus, and iron.

White Rice (carbohydrate) One of the most digestible carbohydrate ingredients. Carbohydrates provide energy for all of the body’s vital functions. Excellent carbohydrate source for pets with sensitive digestive systems. Provides niacin, an important B vitamin, to the diet.

Oatmeal (carbohydrate) A complex carbohydrate providing slow burning fuel for all day energy. Provides dietary fiber, important for proper function of the digestive system. An important source of B vitamins. Promotes a healthy digestive tract and reduces the risk of cancers. Lowers blood cholesterol levels and aids in disease resistance.

Barley (carbohydrate) A complex carbohydrate source like oatmeal. A great source of dietary fiber. Provides protein to the diet as well, contributing 50% more protein than rice ingredients. A source of B vitamins as well as natural antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the health of the cells and are important for maintaining excellent overall health. Promotes a healthy digestive tract and reduces the risk of cancers. Lowers blood cholesterol levels and aids in disease resistance.

Lentils  (carbohydrate / legume) A satisfying source of sustained energy, lentils are a naturally gluten free and non-grain carbohydrate source. Natural source of fiber for digestive health and protein for additional amino acid building blocks.

Chickpeas (carbohydrate / legume) Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas are a slow burning carbohydrate for all day energy. Natural source of fiber for digestive health and protein for additional amino acid building blocks. Also rich in iron, important for healthy red blood cells and aiding in converting food into energy.

Millet (carbohydrate) A protein rich grain, providing important amino acids such as Threonine and Lysine to the diet. A gluten free grain rich in B vitamins.

Peas (carbohydrate / vegetable) Provide carbohydrates, fiber and protein. Highly digestible and full of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. Also provide B vitamins to the diet.

Potatoes (carbohydrate / vegetable) A highly digestible carbohydrate. Full of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. Provide potassium to the diet, important for healthy muscles. Provide iron to the diet, important for the immune system and helping the body convert food to energy.

Potato Protein (carbohydrate / vegetable / protein)
A low ash vegetable protein source that provides excellent levels of amino acids with lower levels of calcium and phosphorus. Helps to combat urinary tract crystallization.

Sweet Potatoes (carbohydrate / vegetable) A highly digestible carbohydrate. Full of carotene, a powerful phytonutrient. Rich in potassium, an important mineral for normal cell, nervous system and muscle function. Also full of vitamin A, important for a healthy immune system and optimal vision.

Tomato Pomace (fiber / nutrient) A natural fiber source that provides the perfect blend of soluble and insoluble fiber for digestive health and optimal stool quality. Also a source of lycopene and vitamin C, two antioxidant powerhouses.

Rice Bran (nutrient / fiber) This is the outer layer of the brown rice and is rich in fat and fiber. The plant fat is a rich source of omega 3, 6 & 9. Also a good blend of monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated fats. Contains many natural antioxidants, including vitamin E, as well as an excellent source of potassium, magnesium, and manganese. The fiber provided by rice bran is hypoallergenic and contains a blend of soluble and insoluble fibers, helping to promote ideal stool quality and good digestive health.

Psyllium (fiber) All natural fiber intake to help in digestion, improve intestinal health and effective in reducing cholesterol. Also known as an anti-carcinogenic.

Canola Oil (vegetable oil) A nutritious and safe natural plant source fat ingredient, naturally preserved, canola oil provides an excellent profile of Omega-9, Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids. Rich in oleic acid, linoleic acid and a beneficial source of alpha-linolenic acid. Fatty acids, when present in the proper balance, provide optimal nutrition for a healthy skin and coat, help control inflammation throughout the body, including the digestive system and the joints, and help support optimal cellular health.

Sunflower Oil (vegetable oil) Cold pressed, naturally preserved, a natural plant source fat ingredient, provides an excellent source of omega 6. Sunflower oil produces a beautiful skin and coat, as well as visible sheen.

Chicken Fat (animal fat) Purified and naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols and ascorbic acid. Contains linoleic acid (omega 6) for beautiful skin and coat.

Flaxseed Meal (Plant source alpha-linolenic acid)
This plant source of omega-3 fatty acids helps enhance the coat’s sheen. Aids in the movement of food through the digestive tract. Flax nourishes and is soothing to the stomach and intestinal linings. Contributes to heart health.

Alfalfa (nutrient) Excellent natural source of trace minerals. Aids in healing allergies, stomach ailments and bad breath; cleanses the kidneys and removes poisons from the body; neutralizes acids; is an excellent blood purifier; improves the appetite and aids in the assimilation of protein, calcium and other nutrients.

Sage (herb) Strengthens the mind and concentrating abilities. Aids in healing skin sores and skin eruptions and removing dandruff. It has been employed mainly in disordered states of the digestion and for its savory usage.

Rosemary (herb / natural antioxidant) Is a stimulant of the circulatory system; treats bad breath; stimulates the hair bulbs to new growth. Employed for its savory usage.

Cranberries (fruit / nutrient) Prevent the spread of bacterial infections in kidneys and the urinary tract. Help prevent Cystitis.

Apples (fruit / nutrient) Rich in soluble fiber and help lower blood cholesterol levels and normalize blood sugar.

Kelp (nutrient) Rich in vitamins and contains 30 minerals, controls the thyroid and regulates the metabolism which aids in the digestion of foods and the burning of calories. Kelp aids with improved brain and nerve functions.

Taurine (amino acid) An amino acid derivative found in meat that shields the heart from harm. Studies show that taurine may also benefit vision disorders, epilepsy, and gallstones. Plays an important part as a neurotransmitter, maintains the correct composition of bile, and the solubility of cholesterol.

Yucca Schidigera Extract (herb) Used for its reduction of both breath and stool odor! A cleansing agent. Used by the Indians of the Southwest for skin disorders, skin eruptions, and skin inflammation.

Glucosamine (connective tissue health) An amino acid sugar necessary for construction of connective tissue and healthy cartilage. Benefits include prevention of arthritis and improved joint health.

Chondroitin (connective tissue health) Exists naturally in cartilage. When combined with glucosamine it is known to produce a synergetic effect in helping prevent arthritis and improving joint health.

Probiotics (Direct feed microbials / digestive tract health) Probiotics include dried fermentation products of enterococcus faecium, lactobacillus acidophilus, lactobacillus casei and lactobacillus plantarum to aid in the maintenance of the healthy balance of intestinal flora. Probiotics provide benefits including improved digestion, a strengthened immune system, and helping to correct digestive disorders. Probiotics also aid in helping to suppress the bad bacteria that reside in the digestive system, thus helping to prevent illness.

Papaya (digestive enzyme papain) Contains enzymes that help digest proteins for more efficient digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Pineapple (digestive enzyme bromelain) Contains enzymes that help digest proteins for more efficient digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Cellulase (digestive enzyme) Dried trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract is the source of this digestive enzyme that hydrolyzes fiber for more efficient digestion and absorption of nutrients. Provides proven enzymatic activity backed by scientific data and proven methodology on the inclusion of cellulase.

Dried Fermentation Products (digestive enzyme)

Vitamins (AAFCO required by life stage plus additional antioxidant vitamins) Complete vitamins including antioxidants, vitamin A, beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, alpha tocopherols.

Minerals (AAFCO required by life stage plus proteinate minerals) Complete balanced minerals containing amino acid chelated (proteinate) minerals. When amino acids are bound to minerals they produce proteinate and are called chelated Minerals, which can be attributed to 3 to 10 times better assimilation of minerals.

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