• Apples are an excellent source of pectin and water-soluble fiber.
  • The clean flesh derived from cattle and is limited to that part of the striated muscle which is skeletal or that which is found in the heart, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat and the portions of the skin, sinew, nerve and blood vessels which normally accompany the flesh. An excellent source of high quality protein.
  • Beta-Carotene is an antioxidant. Antioxidants such as beta-carotene can help neutralize free-radicals.
  • Blueberries are rich in Vitamin A & C, Potassium, Fiber and various carotenoids which are valuable anti-oxidants. Blueberries provide flavor, taste and color of fresh fruits.
  • Is obtained by cooking mammalian or poultry bones, parts, and/or muscle tissue.
  • Calcium carbonate is a mineral compound used to provide calcium. It must contain a minimum of 38% calcium.
  • Calcium Iodate is a nutritional source of Iodine. Iodine helps the thyroid function properly and perform a multiple of body functions including metabolism, nerve and muscle function, the growth of skin and hair.
  • Carrots are an excellent source of fiber and minerals. Also a good natural source of beta carotene, an antioxidant essential for neutralizing free radicals.
  • Chicken is the clean combination of skin and flesh derived from whole chickens. It is an excellent source of high quality protein and fatty acids and is the first ingredient in any of our chicken based diets for cats and dogs.
  • Chicken fat is used to coat our foods after cooking as a highly palatable natural flavor that helps achieve the proper fatty acid profile necessary for healthy skin and coat. It is especially good for cats, because it contains arachidonic acid, a fatty acid they cannot produce on their own.
  • Chicken Liver, as the name implies, is liver specifically from chicken. It is an excellent source of high quality protein and a rich source of Vitamins A, D and virtually all of the B vitamins.
  • As the chicken cooks, all of the fat and water are released, creating a concentrated, highly-digestible protein and fat source. For our cat foods, we source and select special low-ash chicken meal as to control mineral levels that contribute to proper urinary health.
  • Chicory is harvested to extract inulin. Inulin is often known as a “Prebiotic” the counterpart to “Probiotics.” Probiotics are good bacteria that stop the growth of the bad bacteria in the digestive tract. The fiber feeds these probiotics so that they can do their jobs.
  • Chondroitin Sulfate is part of a large protein molecule which gives cartilage it elasticity. It is believed to be helpful in maintaining cartilage in the animal.
  • Cranberries are an excellent source of Vitamin C and unique natural source of tannins (astringents found in plants) that help prevent harmful bacteria from thriving in the urinary tract.
  • Docosahexaenoic acid is an omega-3 fatty acid important for neural development of your mammals. DHA is a major structural component of the brain as well as the most abundant fatty acids in the brain. It plays a vital role in the development of the central nervous system and retinal function.
  • Dried Kelp is the dried product from two families of seaweed. It is an excellent natural source of iodine and also provides beneficial fiber.
  • Duck is the clean combination of skin and flesh without bone derived from the parts or whole carcasses of ducks. It is an excellent source of high quality protein and fatty acids.
  • See Live Micro-organism
  • Mineral compound used as a source of iron. It provides oxygen to blood and helps with the digestion of fatty acids.
  • Whitefish is a concentrated, highly digestible protein and fat source known as whitefish meal. For our cat foods, we source and select special low ash whitefish meal as to control mineral levels that contribute to proper urinary health. It is an excellent source of high quality protein, and long chain Omega 3 fatty acids, which are critical for healthy skin, coat and body function.
  • Also known as linseeds, flaxseeds are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids. Flaxseeds are high in fiber that adds bulk to the diet. Omega-3 fats in flaxseed also improve the shine of the pet’s coat. It also aids in the movement of food through the digestive system.
  • Glucosamine is an amino sugar that plays a role in cartilage formation and repair. It is extracted from shellfish (shrimp and crabs) and is believed to be useful in helping maintain healthy joints.
  • Herring is the clean tissue of undecomposed whole herring or herring parts. It is a source of protein and long chain Omega 3 fatty acids which are critical for healthy skin and coat, proper body function and enhanced learning of young puppies.
  • Herring meal is the clean, Herring meal is the clean, dried and ground tissue of undecomposed whole herring with or without the extraction of part of the oil. It must not contain more than 10% moisture. It is an excellent source of high quality protein, calcium, phosphorus and long chain Omega 3 fatty acids which are critical for healthy skin and coat, proper body function and promote brain development in young puppies.dried and ground tissue of undecomposed whole herring with or without the extraction of part of the oil. It must not contain more than 10% moisture. It is an excellent source of high quality protein, calcium, phosphorus and long chain Omega 3 fatty acids which are critical for healthy skin and coat, proper body function and promote brain development in young puppies.
  • The clean flesh derived from lambs and is limited to that part of the striated muscle which is skeletal or that which is found in the tongue, or heart, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat and the portions of the skin, sinew, nerve, and blood vessels which normally accompany the flesh. An excellent source of protein.
  • Lamb Meal offers a novel single source animal protein alternative with the water removed, has a lower incidence of allergic response.
  • Carnitine or L-Carnitine is a vitamin like compound made in the body from the amino acids lysine and methionine. It is found in animal-based, not plant based, sources of protein. L-carnitine has been used to help with fat metabolism and recent scientific studies suggest that it helps reduce weight in overweight dogs and cats.
  • Two compounds which are used as a source of manganese. The manganese from manganese proteinate is a chelated source of manganese and is an antioxidant. It activates many enzymes and helps utilize fatty acids. The manganese from manganese sulfate is less available.
  • Natural Chicken Flavor is a chicken based, natural flavor that is a blend of amino acids and minerals that are highly palatable for both dogs and cats.
  • Natural Flavor is a blend of non-animal, based natural flavor that is a blend of amino acids and minerals that are highly palatable for both dogs and cats.
  • Natural Fish Flavor is a fish based, natural flavor that is a blend of amino acids and minerals that are highly palatable for both dogs and cats.
  • Defined as polyunsaturated fatty acids which have a double carbon bond in the third (O-3's) or sixth (O-6's) from last terminating carbon in the fatty acid. Common Omega fatty acids include Linoleic, alpha Linoleic, EPA and DHA.
  • Peas are an excellent source of protein and fiber. They are a great representative of the "Green" vegetable group.
  • A potassium supplement typically found in pet food. It contains 40% potassium and 60% chloride. It is important in helping the pet maintain proper acid-base balance.
  • Potatoes are whole, freshly cooked potatoes that include the skins. Potatoes provide B vitamins, carbohydrates, zinc, vitamin C, copper, iron, magnesium, niacin and potassium.
  • Prebiotics are usually composed of chicory root extract, of which the primary compound is inulin. Inulin serves as a food source for the probiotics (see below).
  • See Live Micro-organisms
  • Rosemary (Rosemarinus Officinalis) is a highly effective natural preservative high in antioxidants.
  • Salmon is the clean tissue of un-decomposed whole salmon or salmon cuttings. It is an excellent source of high quality protein, calcium, phosphorous and long chain Omega 3 fatty acids, which are critical for healthy skin, coat and proper body function.
  • Salmon is cooked down, creating a concentrated, highly digestible protein and fat source known as salmon meal. It is an excellent source of high quality protein, calcium, phosphorous and long chain Omega 3 fatty acids, which are critical for healthy skin, coat and proper body function as well as promotes brain development of kittens and puppies.
  • Salmon oil is high in Omega 3 fatty acid, specifically EPA and DHA.
  • A source of the trace mineral selenium. Since animals require only about 0.1 parts per million of selenium, sodium selenite does not contribute any significant amounts of sodium. This helps to regulate the body's water balance.
  • Spinach is exceptionally rich in carotenoids, including beta-carotene and lutein, and also contains quercetin, a phytochemical with antioxidant properties. Spinach is also a good source of magnesium and manganese.
  • Sunflower oil is obtained by extracting the oil from sunflower seeds. It cannot contain by definition more than 3% impurities. The oil provides the animal with calories needed for energy and the essential fatty acid alpha-linoleic acid (an omega-6 fatty acid) essential for a shiny coat and healthy skin.
  • Sweet Potatoes are excellent source of complex carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and Beta Carotene. The starch in sweet potatoes converts to sugar easily and provides quick energy. Sweet potatoes are not part of the "Night Shade" family.
  • Taurine is a compound similar to amino acids. It is essential for the proper functioning of the eyes and heart.
  • Whole tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C and especially rich in the carotenoid lycopene which is an important anti-oxidant.
  • Tuna is rich in protein, and you enable your cat to benefit from lean protein.
  • Tuna is a good source of vitamins B3, B6 and B12. Tuna contains omega-3 fatty acids, which promote heart health.
  • Turkey is the clean combination of skin and flesh without the bone derived from whole turkeys. It is an excellent source of high quality protein and essential fatty acids.
  • As the turkey cooks, all of the fat and water are released, creating a concentrated, highly-digestible protein and fat source.
  • The clean flesh derived from deer and is limited to that part of the striate muscle which is skeletal with or without the accompanying and overlying fat and the portions of the skin, sinew, nerve, and blood vessels which normally accompany the flesh. Venison is an excellent source of protein.
  • This supplement is added to almost all pet foods as a vitamin source. Vitamin A is sometimes labeled as vitamin A-acetate. It is a fat soluble vitamin, which is required in your pet’s diet.
  • Also known as Ascorbic Acid or L-Ascorbic Acid. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue. Vitamin C is found in foods like citrus fruits, tomatoes and potatoes.
  • This supplement is added to almost all pet foods as a vitamin source. Vitamin D is sometimes labeled as cholecalciferol. It is a fat soluble vitamin, which is required in your pet’s diet.
  • This supplement is added to almost all pet foods as a vitamin source. It is sometimes labeled as d-alpha-Tocopherol acetate. It is a fat soluble vitamin, which is required in your pet’s diet.
  • Yucca is a desert plant. It is a natural source of digestive aid. It is also known to reduce fecal odor.
  • Mineral compound used as a source of zinc. Zinc proteinate is highly available (chelated) and is important for proper maintenance of hair, skin, bones, muscles and blood. It also helps with digestion and reproduction.