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

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Improve your doggie dude’s regular food with Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Dry Dog Food Mixers Real Beef Recipe. This freeze-dried raw food mixer for dogs features real deboned beef 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, 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 beef.
  • Features real deboned beef as the very first ingredient.
  • Developed without any grains, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
  • Contains raw protein pieces and a wholesome blend of fruits and vegetables.
  • Crafted in Hereford, TX and cooked in the USA.

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  • Item Number
    214715
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • 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, Grain-Free, Gluten Free, Raw, Pea-Free, Sensitive Digestion
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

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

Caloric Content

4,309 kcal/kg, 301 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein38.0% 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.

Transition Instructions

Gradually mix in the new food over a 5 - 7 day period, increasing the amount of Backcountry Real Beef 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

DRY RECIPES - GRAIN-FREE

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

DRY RECIPES - HEALTHY GRAINS

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

WET FOOD

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

TREATS

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

FREEZE-DRIED TREATS

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

VARIETY PACKS

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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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    He loves it!

    By Woof on Oct 23, 2020

    My senior furry buddy was not eating all of his meals and he just seemed disinterested in activities. He is also suffering from severe arthritis. So I eliminated the canned dog food ( a quality brand) I had been using and started using this Mix In with his current brand of kibble. Not sure which helped, the Merrick Mix In or eliminating the wet canned food but his appetite is improved to the point he now pesters me to be fed. He is also more active and is more playful and going up and down steps better!! I will now transition to the Merrick brand dog food with the freeze dried raw food . Super pleased !

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Seconds & Thirds

    By Beef on Oct 24, 2020

    My girls love this food compared to the other brands. How can I tell? Their eating is habits have changed. They normally go to the bowl get a few bites and bring it to a spot to eat it and normally they end up just leaving leftovers. This time around they eat it until its gone and beg for more.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Sprinkle snack

    By Anita on Nov 1, 2020

    my dogs love the flavors! they love to eat it but it's too expensive to feed them for meal. I have 180 lb dog so I just use a quarter cup and Isprinkle it on top of his regular dry food.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great to add to food or as training treats

    By Dogmommy1 on Jan 14, 2021

    My rescues love these!!!! We add to food and they pick them out first to eat.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    was ok but not for me

    By LMF1 on Nov 14, 2020

    I have some dogs with health issues and it will not work for those two.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Dogs love it

    By Breezanemom on Jul 28, 2020

    A friend recommended that I get this to encourage my dogs to eat their kibble. They now wolf down the kibble with the mixer in it like they are starving (trust me, they are NOT). I would definitely recommend it.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great addition to my dog's dry food and his vet approved as well!

    By DWary on Sep 25, 2020

    My dog enjoys these added to his dry Merrick kibble, we even use them as treats sometimes.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    The Good Stuff in the Kibble

    By Peroni on Jul 12, 2020

    Our dog Peroni loves these mixers, he makes us laugh because they get targeted first in the bowl, then the kibble. The mixers literally make Peroni happy.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    one of Gracdie's favorite things

    By CatnamedEvil on Jun 12, 2020

    These are tasty toppers for my crunchy kibble, but mom even uses these freeze-dried pieces as training treats. They are so tasty I am willing to learn anything...including rolling over!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    By lagu on Jun 30, 2020

    My pup loves these. For a game I hide these pieces and no matter where I hide them Newly can find them.

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