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Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Real Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food

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Bring good nutrition to fruition with Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Dry Dog Food Mixers Real Chicken Recipe. This freeze-dried raw food mixer for dogs features real deboned chicken as the very first ingredient. It’s combined with a wholesome blend of fruits and vegetables to help make your dog’s kibble more nutritious and appealing. This potato-free dry dog food mixer contains freeze-dried raw protein pieces to give your buddy the benefits of a raw diet. It’s developed without any grains, gluten, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives and is paw-fect to serve to all breeds of adult dogs mixed in with regular food or on its own as a tasty treat.

Key Benefits
  • Freeze-dried raw-diet dog food mixer with chicken.
  • Features real deboned chicken as the very first ingredient.
  • Contains raw protein pieces and a wholesome blend of fruits and vegetables.
  • Developed without any grains, gluten, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
  • Crafted in Hereford, TX and cooked in the USA.

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  • Item Number
  • Lifestage
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Food Topping, Freeze-Dried
  • Special Diet
    High-Protein, No Corn No Wheat No Soy, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Raw, Pea-Free, Sensitive Digestion
Nutritional Info

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Liver, Peas, Chicken Broth, Gelatin, Carrots, Apples, Blueberries, Dried Kelp, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Citric Acid for freshness, Rosemary Extract.

Caloric Content

4,151 kcal/kg, 290 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein40.0% min
Crude Fat15.0% min
Crude Fiber3.0% max
Moisture6.0% max
Feeding Instructions

Add Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw as a mixer to your dog's regular food. When adding mixers, be sure to reduce the amount of other food served accordingly to avoid overfeeding.

Feed up to 1/4 cup for every 15 lbs of body weight. This product is intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only.

Every dog is a little different, so optimal feeding amounts may vary with age, size, and activity level. Keep a clean bowl of fresh water available at all times.

Serve as - is or rehydrate by adding 1/4 cup of water per 1 cup of Backcountry Freeze - Dried Raw. Using the chart, divide the total number per day by the total number of times you feed your dog per day to determine the portion size for each meal.

For dogs over 50 lbs: Add 3/4 cup per additional 10 lbs.

Transition Instructions

Gradually mix in the new food over a 5 - 7 day period, increasing the amount of Backcountry Real Chicken Recipe each day.

About Merrick Backcountry Dog Food

A Protein-Rich Ancestral Diet

A Protein-Rich Ancestral Diet

Merrick Backcountry offers a wide array of exotic protein options for an ancestral dog food diet that delivers a unique combination of freeze-dried raw-coated kibble with real freeze-dried raw pieces of meat, fish, or poultry. Choose from grain-free options and recipes with healthy grains for a balanced lineup that provides the nutritional benefits of a raw diet.

Real Animal Protein First

Merrick Backcountry dog food is packed with protein canines crave. In fact, every recipe is crafted with real deboned meat, fish or poultry as the first ingredient! Leading levels of high-quality protein can help your dog maintain healthy energy levels and promote healthy digestion. Plus, your pup will also find freeze-dried raw meat for the nutritious and protein-packed diet he deserves.

Raw-Coated Kibble + Real Meat

Raw-Coated Kibble + Real Meat

Protein-rich, raw-coated kibble mixed in with freeze-dried real meat, fish or poultry raw pieces makes Backcountry Raw Infused kibble recipes irresistible to pups. Freeze-drying locks in raw flavor and nutrition to provide the next best thing to feeding fresh meat. Give your dog the closest thing to raw, with the easy-serve convenience of regular kibble. 

Healthy Grain or Grain-Free

Choose a high-protein, grain-free recipe crafted with healthy grains, like brown rice, oatmeal, and barley, to support sound digestion.

Healthy Grain or Grain-Free

Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids

Guaranteed levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids support healthy skin and a vibrant coat, for good nutrition that truly shows. And glucosamine and chondroitin help maintain healthy hip and joint function through all your dog’s adventures to keep him running healthy for many years.

Raw Nutrition and Wild Flavor in Every Recipe


Sweet potatoes are a fiber-rich source of quality carbs for healthy energy levels without grains.


Brown rice, oatmeal and barley provide healthy grains for good digestion. 


Made with real deboned meat or poultry as the #1 ingredient and rich flavors and textures.


Yummy treats made with real meat, poultry or fish and without artificial ingredients or fillers.


These Freeze-Dried Raw Mixers are tasty, safely processed and offer your buddy a nutritional boost. 


Keep your dog satisfied with an assortment of canned Real Beef and Chicken Dinner wet dog food.

About Merrick

Merrick believes whole foods not only taste better, but are better for your pet, and handmade recipes are much better than scientific formulas. That's why Merrick's been making pet food in their own kitchen for more than 30 years. Produced in small batches, each recipe is closely monitored to ensure it delivers the perfect balance of nutrients guaranteed right on the label. Merrick makes food to be fuel, not filler, and their wide variety of protein-rich dry and canned foods and treats means your pet will enjoy every second of his meal.

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