Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Puppy Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

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See your little pupper enjoy every bite of Merrick Backcountry Freeze-Dried Raw Puppy Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food. This recipe for puppies features a combination of real, freeze-dried raw-coated kibble, along with freeze-dried raw bites. Real deboned chicken is the very first ingredient. It’s combined with salmon and essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients in a protein-rich for the high-quality protein your pup deserves, plus there’s also salmon to round out this highly digestible formula. It’s developed with high levels of omega fatty acids to help promote healthy skin and a shiny coat while glucosamine and chondroitin support hip and joint function. This dog food was cooked in the USA in Merrick’s Hereford, TX kitchen and is paw-fect for helping puppies grow healthy and strong.

Key Benefits
  • Grain-free dry dog food for growing puppies.
  • Packed with protein and features freeze-dried raw coated kibble, along with freeze-dried raw bites.
  • Starts off with real deboned chicken to help maintain healthy muscles and energy levels.
  • Packed with omega fatty acids to promote healthy skin and a lustrous coat.
  • High in glucosamine and chondroitin to support healthy hips and joints.

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  • Item Number
    232313
  • Weight
    20.0 pounds
  • Lifestage
    Puppy
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food, Freeze-Dried
  • Special Diet
    No Corn No Wheat No Soy, High-Protein, Grain-Free, Gluten Free, Raw, Weight Control, Sensitive Digestion
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Turkey Meal, Peas, Chicken Fat, Potato Protein, Salmon, Natural Flavor, Tapioca, Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Chicken Liver, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Organic Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Choline Chloride, Apples, Blueberries, Minerals (Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Proteinate, Cobalt Carbonate), Taurine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Niacin, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Citric Acid for freshness, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product.

Caloric Content

3,635 kcal/kg, 396 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein30.0% min
Crude Fat14.0% min
Crude Fiber3.5% max
Moisture11.0% max
DHA0.2% min
Taurine0.17% min
Omega-6 Fatty Acid3.0% min
Omega-3 Fatty Acid0.3% min
Glucosamine500 mg/kg min
Chondroitin Sulfate500 mg/kg min
Feeding Instructions
Weight6 - 16 Weeks Old Daily Feeding (cup)16 - 52 Weeks Old Daily Feeding (cup)
3 lbs2/31/2
6 lbs1 1/41
10 lbs1 2/31 1/2
15 lbs2 1/42
20 lbs2 3/42 1/3
30 lbs3 3/43 1/4
40 lbs4 2/34
50 lbs5 1/24 3/4
60 lbs5 1/2
70 lbs6
80 lbs6 3/4
90 lbs7 1/3
100 lbs8
Transition Instructions

When switching your dog's diet, we recommend that it be done gradually over a 5-7 day period.�

About Merrick Backcountry Dog Food

A Wild Ancestral Diet for Dogs

A Wild Ancestral Diet for Dogs

Give your dog the protein-rich diet nature intended. Merrick Backcountry uses exotic proteins in their purest forms, mixing dried, raw-coated kibble with freeze-dried pieces of raw meat, fish or poultry. Choose from grain-free and healthy grains varieties and start feeding the nutrition of raw with all the convenience of dry food. Your dog will go wild for the taste.

Real Whole Foods

Merrick uses only fresh, whole food ingredients packed with protein dogs crave. Every recipe is crafted with deboned meat, fish our poultry as its first ingredient that helps pups maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels. Always sourced from trusted farmers and ranchers across the USA and crafted in Merrick’s own certified organic kitchens with no additives, sweeteners, colors or preservatives–ever.

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 from high-protein recipes crafted with sweet potatoes for a nutritious, grain-free balance or foods made with fiber-rich whole grains to support healthy digestion. No matter which dry or wet Backcountry dog food recipe you feed, you’ll get top-notch nutrition and wag-worthy wild flavor for your pup.

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, fish 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. 

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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