Lotus Just Juicy Beef Shank Stew Grain-Free Canned Dog Food

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12.5-oz, case of 12
  • 5.5-oz, case of 24
  • 12.5-oz, case of 12
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Description

Lotus Just Juicy brings your furry friend savory stews right to their food dish! Both healthy and tasty, your dog won't be able to resist.

Key Benefits
  • Each can is hand packed in California
  • Inside each can is just USDA inspected and passed (never any restructured meat here) pork shoulder or beef shank
  • Each recipe is made in small batches with local ingredients in sunny California
  • Our wholesome dog food is formulated with omega fatty acids to promote healthy skin and a soft coat
  • Made with high-quality animal proteins plus vitamins & minerals, and vitamin E to support a strong immune system

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  • Item Number
    82305
  • Packaging Type
    Can
  • Food Texture
    Stew
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds
  • Food Form
    Wet Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Grain-Free, Limited Ingredient Diet
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Boneless Beef, Beef Broth, Potato Starch, Calcium Lactate, Tomato Paste, Monosodium Phosphate, Agar Agar, Salt, Chicory, Potassium Chloride, Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Betaine, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin, Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid.

Caloric Content

12.5 oz Can: 1,072 kcal/kg; 416.2 kcal/can

5.5 oz Can: 1,072 kcal/kg; 355 kcal/can

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein15.0% min
Crude Fat5.0% min
Crude Fiber1.0% max
Moisture74.0% max
Feeding Instructions
WeightDaily Feeding (5.5 oz Cans)Daily Feeding (12.5 oz Cans)
5 lbs1 1/23/4
10 lbs2 1/21
20 lbs4 1/41 3/4
30 lbs5 3/42 1/2
40 lbs73
60 lbs9 1/24 1/4
80 lbs?5 1/4

Reproduction: Provide increasing amounts of food the latter half of gestation. The amount may be twice normal intake. Feed to consumption during lactation.

Growth: Introduce wet food around the 5th week of age and provide as much food as puppies will consume from weaning till full grown. Always provide a source of clean fresh water.

FAQ

Why is baked dry pet food better than extruded dry pet food?

Because we bake our dog and cat foods, we are able to use up to twice as much fresh meat as extruded pet foods. Then there’s better palatability - in 1 third - party study, Lotus Wholesome Duck Recipe fed 11/2 times better as a first choice against the leading specialty dry duck formulas for dogs. And we do it all without any added flavors or sprayed on fats (Feel the difference - Lotus is not greasy like most extruded foods).Baked foods are cooked at 1 atmospheric pressure slowly cooking and browning each piece of Lotus. Extruders cook food at 2 - 3 times atmospheric pressure using steam. Extruded kibble gets its puffy appearance from being cooked at such high pressure, then being released back into normal atmospheric pressure after cooking. This is cooking from the inside out (think microwave).Oven - baked Lotus retains 100% of its vitamins. Extruded dog and cat foods typically lose an average of 40% of their vitamins. This means that all of Lotus’ fresh fruits and vegetables still provide all of those wonderful antioxidants to keep your best friend’s cells healthy. Lotus even retained 100% of its proteins compared to extruded foods that typically lose 20% during drying the drying process.Feed less! A bag of Lotus lasts 20% longer. This is because a cup of Lotus weighs only 4 oz and many extruded foods weigh an average of 6 ozSlow oven - baking takes about 3 times as long, but we think all the benefits are worth it.

Why do some of the lotus kibble pieces look like they have grill marks on them?

Lotus dry foods are baked in real ovens, like the 1 you have at home. So, of course, there will be some browning from the oven. The Lotus kibbles come out shaped slightly different from each other—the same way homemade cookies are never perfectly round.

Where does lotus source all of their ingredients?

All ingredients are sourced in North America (USA and Canada). There are 3 exceptions on our ingredient lists: New Zealand Green Mussel, Deboned Lamb and Lamb Meal - all these great ingredients come from New Zealand.

Where is lotus made?

Our oven - baked foods are made in small batches in a family owned and operated Canadian bakery. all of our canned foods are made in small batches in our very own micro - cannery in California.

Why are whole grains beneficial?

We use whole grains because of the many nutritional benefits they provide. For example, brown rice provides vitamin E to help maintain healthy cells. Brown rice also supplies insoluble fiber which becomes food for the good bacteria in your pet’s large intestine.In fact, our brown rice is actually more expensive than chicken meal because it’s the same brown rice you’d cook at home. Although chicken meal is a nutritious ingredient, it’s not used in the household kitchen.Rye is another whole grain, but this 1 has the highest concentration of lignans, antioxidant like compounds that help keep cells healthy.Barley and oatmeal are a great source of B vitamins, as well as insoluble fiber, which can help feed good bacteria in the large intestine.

What makes the oil blend in lotus so good for my pet’s skin and coat?

We selected 3 special oils for our dog food, each with their own amazing benefits. We chose soy oil because it is a good source of omega - 6 and omega - 3 fatty acids in the form of Alpha Linolenic Acid. We chose olive oil because it’s a rich source linoleic acid (omega - 6). And we added salmon oil because it’s rich in 2 omega - 3 fatty acids - DHA and EPA. DHA has been shown to improve learning in puppies whose mothers were fed a diet containing DHA. All Lotus cat recipes contain chicken fat as well because cats have an increased need for fat, as compared to dogs.

How do I know that lotus is really ethoxyquin free?

Lotus only purchases proteins that are specified by the manufacturer to be preserved with vitamin E, citric acid, and rosemary. This means all our fish, fish meal, chicken, chicken meal, lamb, lamb meal, duck, and duck meal are all naturally preserved. We do this even though we could claim our food is natural by just adding a natural preservative to the food and not worrying about how our proteins are preserved. We feel it’s necessary to go the extra mile and commit to never buying proteins that are preserved with things like Ethoxyquin, BHT, or BHA even though they are cheaper.

I hear many pet food companies say their food contains no soy. will the soy oil in lotus cause an allergic reaction in my dog or cat?

No, the soy oil is 1 of the oils in Lotus that supplies both linoleic acid (an omega 6 fatty acid) and alpha linolenic acid(an omega 3 fatty acid). It is not a protein like soybean meal which is often used as an inexpensive source of protein in some foods. Allergies are primarily caused by proteins, not fatty acids or oils. In fact, Lotus does not use any concentrated plant based proteins like soybean meal, potato protein, pea protein or rice protein concentrate, for that very reason.

I’ve heard that taurine is a necessary nutrient for cats. I’ve seen added taurine recently in some lamb and rice foods for dogs. why doesn’t lotus add taurine to their lamb and rice formula for dogs?

Because dogs can produce taurine if they have all of the required amino acids. Lotus lamb supplies these amino acids with lamb meat, Pollock and lamb meal as protein sources and not just lamb meal. Lamb meal tends to be higher in ash (bone) and collagen than lamb meat and doesn’t have as much usable protein. Also, Lotus does not use ingredients like rice bran which is often combined with lamb meal which is often the only protein source in other dog foods. When a dog is fed this type of diet, he/she may not get all of the required amino acids to produce taurine, so those dog foods add taurine. A deficiency in taurine can lead to heart issues.

Who does the artwork on lotus’ packaging?

All of the Lotus packaging artwork is done by Bay Area artist Nicholas Wilton. The natural, organic shapes and textures represented in Wilton’s work reflect the organic, holistic nature of Lotus foods. That’s why we chose Wilton to illustrate the images that our art director, Betsy Nathane designed. Wilton’s work can be found at nicholaswiltonpaintings.com

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Too much gravy.

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    I bought this because I have a Morkie with horrible allergies and he can only eat beef. He likes it okay but half the can is gravy and for the price I was very disappointed. Will not buy again.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the price!

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    This food was highly recommended so I bought a case. Expensive, yes, but my opinion is exercise and quality food are a priority with my 90 pound lab mix rescue. I make a lot of his food, but when I can't, LOTUS Beef Shank Stew is the next best option. I love the healthy ingredients, my dog loves the taste!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Simply The Best

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    Just ask my Coton De Tulear! Happiness. Health. Perfect skin.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My dog is very picky and she loves this expensive food

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    Good quality food. The delivery was quick and the price was better than local retailers. It is not sold at the local budget pet stores, just the higher end stores. Chewy was priced a little better and it saved me a trip to the store.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Picky dog

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    I have an extremely picky Beagle, who essentially eats with her nose first and she loves this food! I have gone through so many different varieties of dog food in the past with her that I could open up my own pet food store! The Just Juicy Beef Shank Stew from Lotus is working for us nicely. I like that it looks more appealing than other similar dog foods we have tried in this genre and that makes me feel good that she is getting a more premium food. The price is steep, but I cannot argue with the results.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    The product is great.

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    My dogs love this dog food!! They go crazy over it!!! My dog with colitis is actually looking better!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Healthier than Dinty Moore for humans

    By on Top 500 Contributor

    The beef shank is the least "soupy" of all their wet formulas. My two pups love the beefy gravy. They can smell the difference when it's not filled with carrageenan, guar gum or xanthan gum (comes out like a glob of glue, weird chewy texture). I shake the can well, then pop it into the fridge sideways. Becomes more dense for eating, less soggy kibble LOL. Their coats have this extra beautiful sheen to it, amazing Lotus quality!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My dogs loved it. Wish it wasn't so expensive.

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    Ingredients are natural and dogs love it. Go right to my cabinet and wait until I can get can out!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Here's the beef!

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    I got this as an infrequent treat food for my 3 cats because they like beef. Since dog food doesn't have Taurine in it, this will be a rare treat for them. I gave them their first treat tonight and boy did they love it. Unlike the Cat Just Juicy formulas, this is a very thick gravy. It's a deep rich brown, like people gravy. The beef is in small chunks that are very tender and I was able to smash them quite easily so the cats could eat them. This will definitely be a treat they all look forward to.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for dogs with food allergies

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    My fussy little dog can't get enough of this food! He has stopped the constant licking that's often caused by food allergies. He's a happy fur-kid and I'm a happy mom!

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