Instinct Freeze-Dried Raw Meals Cage-Free Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Dog Food

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Instinct Raw Meals Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food proves that processed kibble may not belong in your canine companion’s bowl. This recipe features raw ingredients that have been freeze-dried to eliminate moisture and lock in all the powerful nutrients, making it easier for your pet to digest. A mix of 85% protein-packed chicken meat and 15% non-GMO fruits and veggies create a complete and balanced meal that’s rich in vitamins and minerals. The food is designed to provide leaner muscles, stronger bones, and more vibrant skin and fur, all while increasing energy! Instinct Raw Meals was made in the USA without artificial colors, preservatives, grain, corn, wheat, soy or legumes, feeding your dog’s natural appetite with only the best.

Key Benefits
  • This recipe features animal-based protein and vitamin-rich fruits and veggies to give your best bud’s bowl a total upgrade.
  • Compared to traditional processed kibble, this raw recipe was freeze-dried to allow for better digestion and nutrient absorption.
  • Designed to be a complete and balanced meal for your furry friend.
  • The paw-sitively delicious ingredients aim to support strong muscles and bones as well as improve coat and skin health.
  • Made in the USA with no artificial colors, preservatives, grain, corn, wheat, soy or legumes.

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  • Item Number
    219416
  • Weight
    1.5625 pounds
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds
  • Food Form
    Freeze-Dried
  • Special Diet
    Grain-Free, High-Protein, No Corn No Wheat No Soy, Gluten Free, Pea-Free, Raw, Natural
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Chicken (including Ground Chicken Bone), Chicken Liver, Chicken Heart, Carrots, Apples, Sweet Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Ground Miscanthus Grass, Montmorillonite Clay, Ground Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Potassium Chloride, Tricalcium Phosphate, Salt, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate), DL-Methionine, Mixed Tocopherols (for freshness), Blueberries, Spinach, Rosemary Extract.

Caloric Content

4,698 kcal/kg, 191 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein36.0% min
Crude Fat33.0% min
Crude Fiber5.0% max
Moisture6.0% max
Feeding Instructions

Ideal feeding amounts will vary by age, weight and activity level so the guide below should be used as an initial recommendation. Divide the cups per day by the number of feedings per day. Be sure to always provide clean, fresh water.

Feed Dry or Rehydrate: Serve as is or rehydrate by adding warm water. To rehydrate, we recommend 2 tablespoons of water to 1 cup of food. Always provide access to clean, fresh water.

WeightMaintenance (cups)Weight Loss (cups)
5 - 15 lbs1 - 21/2 - 1 1/4
16 - 25 lbs2 - 31 1/4 - 2
26 - 50 lbs3 - 52 - 3
51+ lbs5+3+
Transition Instructions

Transitioning to Instinct: Always introduce a new food over a period of 5 to 7 days, mixing increasing amounts of Instinct with the current food each day.

About Instinct Raw Freeze Dried Meals

Instinct Raw Freeze Dried Meals

Instinct Raw Freeze Dried Meals

When it comes to good nutrition for your pet, it doesn’t get much better than raw. Upgrade from kibble to Instinct Raw Freeze-Dried Meals for a protein-packed, never-cooked meal that’s easy to scoop and serve and chock full of nutrients. Each recipe contains 85% meat and organs with 15% non-GMO fruits and vegetables and provides all the complete and balanced nutrition your best friend needs.

This Is Raw

REAL INGREDIENTS: Raw meat, fruits, vegetables and other wholesome ingredients provide the complete and balanced nutrition your pet needs to thrive.

NEVER COOKED: Unlike traditional kibble, cans or refrigerated pet foods, these naturally healthy raw foods are never cooked and are only minimally processed. This keeps their nutrients intact and easily digestible for balanced nutrition.

NUTRIENT DENSE: Raw foods retain more of the valuable antioxidants, amino acids, and vitamins and minerals your pet needs to stay healthy and strong. More nutrients retained means there's more available for your pet to actually use.

FREEZE-DRIED: By freeze-drying raw ingredients at their peak, Instinct locks in nutrition and taste to deliver nutrient-dense foods in their most potent form.

The Real Nutrition of Raw is in Everything Instinct Does

Every pet is different, with unique tastes and specific needs that make finding the right feeding routine an adventure. Instinct offers a variety of ways to feed your best friend the real nutrition of raw.

RAW ON EVERY PIECE

Nutrient-packed real meat recipes finished with the pure nutrition of raw on every piece. A freeze-dried raw upgrade to the usual kibble.

TOP WITH RAW

Tasty bites of freeze-dried raw meat make a delicious addition to any kibble. Supercharge the ordinary with protein-packed raw.

RAW IN EVERY BOWL

Protein- and nutrient- rich kibble with bites of freeze-dried raw meat for pure nutrition and taste. A raw-boosted meal your pet will love.

100% RAW NUTRITION

Uncompromising raw nutrition, never cooked and full of flavor. Available in Raw Frozen or Raw Freeze-Dried Meals for pure satisfaction.

About Instinct

Instinct believes deeply that it's up to them to find a way to make it possible for more people to feed their pets the pure, real nutrition that only comes from raw. They know that if they can get the nutrition of raw into more bowls, they'll transform the lives of more pets. And that's really why they do what they do.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Really good stuff

    By pamj on Feb 1, 2021

    Got this as my little Japanese Chin was getting tired of her Tiki Dog. She still loved it, but was not wanting to eat it like she did when we found it a year ago. So I decided to research and try something again different. She is picky and finding things she likes it not easy. She liked the Stella & Chewy raw so I thought she might like this as a change. Stella & Chewy patties she still ate, but I felt a new type might be a nice change. This also has the veggies, fruit and antioxidants along with being Freeze Dried Raw which is good for our pets. It is also Grain Free which I have to have for Hope or she digs herself silly if she eats anything with grain in it. Took a while to find out that it Got this as my little Japanese Chin was getting tired of her Tiki Dog. She still loved it, but was not wanting to eat it like she did when we found it a year ago. So I decided to research and try something again different. She is picky and finding things she likes it not easy. She liked the Stella & Chewy raw so I thought she might like this as a change. Stella & Chewy patties she still ate, but I felt a new type might be a nice change. This also has the veggies, fruit and antioxidants along with being Freeze Dried Raw which is good for our pets. It is also Grain Free which I have to have for Hope or she digs herself silly if she eats anything with grain in it. Took a while to find out that it was not fleas, or any thing other than grain causing it. So got a smaller bag of this to try and she loved it. She did not even wait for her warm milk bowl next to the food to be filled so she could eat. She ate this and then asked for her milk. So that is a great win. My cat Boots who is having urinary problems again asked for a bite as he could smell it and loves Stella & Chewy so he took a couple pieces of this and was happy to feel like he was stealing something. I may try the cat one next for him after I get his crystals all out of his system. So this is a wonderful thing for picky eaters. Dog and cat alike. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for small dogs

    By Fioletowaryba on Jan 4, 2021

    These are really small. Great for our chihuahuas while we are doing the dreaded nail clipping. Clip a nail or two give a treat, clip another nail give a treat. Best results we’ve had clipping nails so far. So very helpful. There are a lot in that little tiny bag but there are easily enough for us to use one treat per nail clipped.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My dog is crazy about it

    By Saki on Feb 14, 2021

    This is the only kibble my dog would eat(actually it is not kibble). This is better than Orijen but more expensive too. I feed her this when I don't have time to prepare fresh food.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Dog loves raw froze

    By BGals on Feb 24, 2021

    My dogs loves the raw frozen. The packaging sometimes comes open when shipped. Contents is recoverable but not an ideal situation.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    A lifesaver

    By Guccismom on Nov 8, 2020

    I have the most picky eating Teacup Yorky I know. I went through five different foods all premium top great line and he will not eat none of them. He will starving his self I literally had to put him on A prescription food for three weeks to get his weight back up. This food is a lifesaver literally.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy to feed

    By Precious on Feb 3, 2021

    Precious, my Yorkie is a picky eater, but she will eat this . She seems to like it best as is, if I don rehydrate it.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Quality!

    By Jenny on Sep 15, 2020

    My pups love it! I've been using the toppers on their home cooked meals since they were puppies but now I've been adding more of this to their home cooked food (Soon I'll be also adding some of the kibble mix with raw toppers diet since they are becoming adults now). It has the right ingredients as well as the right amount of nutrition. Very happy with the product.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Finally!! Something she will eat.

    By Rumblechick on Oct 19, 2020

    My Chihuahua is a fussy little thing and I've been having all kinds of trouble finding decent and healthy food she will eat. This worked! Now I just wish they had the same little size in a beef version.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful food

    By kelko1977 on Aug 6, 2020

    I was able to sample this with my dog. It is a high quality food. He tolerated it well. It is pricey but if a dog has allergies to multiple things I would say this has got to be a safe alternative. My dog was very reactive when I opened the bag. He definitely enjoyed it.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for treats

    By Jdove on Jul 20, 2020

    I received these for free to see how my dogs liked them. They were a hit! I got the beef and the chicken flavors and my dogs couldn't wait to get to them. I'm mostly using them as treats. Since I don't give my dogs a lot of treats, I like treats that will last a bit if needed. These have a great shelf life and can be given wet or dry.

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