Ocean & Freshwater
Essence® Ocean & Freshwater Recipe brings together the cleanest and healthiest protein sources for your dogs. It combines all the benefits of oily fish with the fresh, lean protein from white fish. Our first four ingredients are salmon, herring, sardines, and mackerel. As always, our recipes are 100% grain free. And we integrate in healthy vegetables, such as pumpkin, which provide additional healthy nutrients and dietary fiber. This is all to ensure your dogs are at their healthy best, while eating truly great tasting food. Made with healthy and wholesome ingredients, the Essence® Ocean & Freshwater Recipe is truly the Embodiment of Superior Nutrition.
Herring, sardines, mackerel, herring meal, cod meal, pollock meal, catfish meal, coconut flour, red lentils, olive oil, garbanzo beans, natural flavors, salmon, calcium carbonate, trout, navy beans, choline chloride, pumpkin, salt, dicalcium phosphate, potassium chloride, taurine, vitamins (niacin supplement, d-calcium pantothenate, vitamin a acetate, riboflavin supplement, vitamin d3 supplement, vitamin b12 supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid), minerals (zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, selenium yeast, calcium iodate), new zealand green mussel, chia seed oil.
- Crude protein (min) 38.0%
- Crude fat (min) 18.0%
- Crude fiber(max) 5.5%
- Moisture (max) 10.0%
- Calcium(min) 1.5%
- Phosphorous (min) 1.0%
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids* (min) 1.1%
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids* (min) 1.6%
- Taurine* (min) 0.20%
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO DOG Food Nutrient Profiles.
DOG WEIGHT - FEED AMOUNT
10 lbs or less - 1/4 – 2/3 cup
10-20 lbs - 2/3 – 1 cup
20-30 lbs - 1 – 1 2/5 cups
30-40 lbs - 1 2/5 – 1 2/3 cups
40-60 lbs - 1 2/3 – 2 1/4 cups
60-80 lbs - 2 1/4 – 2 2/3 cups
80-100 lbs - 2 2/3 – 3 cups
Standard eight-ounce measuring cup.
- PUPPIES: FEED UP TO 2 TIMES PER POUND OF BODY WEIGHT OVER ADULT LEVELS.
- PREGNANT FEMALES: MINIMAL INCREASE NEEDED DURING FIRST 6 WEEKS. WEEKS 7, 8, & 9 INCREASE UP TO 25%.
- LACTATING FEMALES: IMMEDIATELY AFTER WHELPING, NUTRITIONAL DEMAND INCREASES BY 50% COMPARED TO MAINTENANCE LEVELS. DURING PEAK LACTATION (AROUND 4-5 WEEKS), INCREASE FEEDING UP TO 300% OF REGULAR INTAKE. FEED IN 3 EQUAL MEALS PER DAY.
- NOTE: FEEDING AMOUNTS MAY VARY BY BREED, ACTIVITY LEVEL, TEMPERAMENT, & CLIMATE.
- SEE YOUR VETERINARIAN REGULARLY. KEEP FRESH WATER AVAILABLE. TO MAINTAIN FRESHNESS, KEEP PACKAGE SEALED AND STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE.
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