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Merrick Backcountry Grain-Free 96% Real Beef Dinner Recipe Canned Dog Food, 12.7-oz can, case of 12

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Serve your furry mate a real meal with Merrick Backcountry Grain Free Real Beef Dinner. This tasty wet food for dogs is always made with real deboned beef as the very first ingredient. It is formulated to help build and maintain healthy muscle tissue while adding moisture and flavor to your doggie dude’s diet. This protein-packed dog food does not contain any grains, peas or potatoes and features 96% protein from animal sources. It is crafted in Hereford, Texas and can be served as a moist, enticing entrée or mixed into dry food to create a uniquely textured supper for your pupper.

Key Benefits
  • Does not contain any grains, peas or potatoes.
  • Formulated to help build and maintain healthy muscle tissue.
  • Always made with real deboned beef as the very first ingredient.
  • Developed to be a complete and balanced diet that’s rich in essential vitamins and minerals.
  • Crafted in Hereford, Texas and cooked in the USA.

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  • Item Number
    86947
  • Packaging Type
    Can
  • Food Texture
    Pate
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Wet Food
  • Special Diet
    No Corn No Wheat No Soy, High-Protein, Grain-Free, Gluten Free, Pea-Free
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

New: Deboned Beef, Beef Broth, Beef Liver, Dried Egg Product, Natural Flavor, Salt, Locust Bean Gum, Potassium Chloride, Guar Gum, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin), Taurine, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite). 2B37002.

Original: Deboned Beef, Beef Broth, Beef Liver, Dried Egg Product, Dried Yeast Culture, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodate, Cobalt Glucoheptonate, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate), Salmon Oil, Salt, Guar Gum, Agar-Agar, Flaxseed, Locust Bean Gum, Xanthan Gum.

Caloric Content

New: 1099 kcal/kg, 395 kcal/12.7 oz can

Original: 1010 kcal/kg, 364 kcal/ 12.7 oz. can

New:

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein10.0% min
Crude Fat6.0% min
Crude Fiber1.4% max
Moisture78.0% max

Original:

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein10.0% min
Crude Fat3.5% min
Crude Fiber3.0% max
Moisture78.0% max
Feeding Instructions
WeightDaily Feeding (cans)
3 lbs1/2
6 lbs2/3
10 lbs1
15 lbs1 1/4
20 lbs1 1/2
30 lbs2
40 lbs2 1/2
50 lbs2 3/4
60 lbs3 1/4
70 lbs3 1/2
80 lbs3 3/4
90 lbs4 1/4
100 lbs4 1/2

For dogs over 100 lbs, add 1/4 can for each additional 10 lbs. Adjust feeding level to your dog's individual needs. Cover and refrigerate unused portions. Keep fresh water available at all times. If feeding with dry food, reduce wet amount by 6-oz for every 1/2 cup of dry food.

Transition Instructions

Mix Merrick's food with your current pet's food over the course of 5-7 days. Continuously increase the amount of the Merrick food while decreasing the amount in your dog or cat's current diet.

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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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Loves this food

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    No problems getting her to eat anymore! I mix it with dry food and she eats every drop.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Kaiser Loves it!

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    I purchased Merrick Backcountry moist food to mix in with Merrick dry food for my German Shepherd Kaiser. He absolutely loves it!

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    PROS: ingredient list; CONS: smells like vomit and gives loose stools

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    This wet food has great ingredients although I would prefer it had selenium yeast as opposed to sodium selenite (synthetic form), and my dog seems to love it. Unfortunately, it gives him loose stools and it smells like vomit. We have tried both the beef and chicken recipes and the outcome is the same. We will not be purchasing it again.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Here’s the Beef!!

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    Smells great. Dogs love it. Great supplemental food or to use as I do: to hide pills! Not slime like some I have tried.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for a sensitive shar-pei

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    Purchased this for my 6 1/2 year old shar-pei. She loves it so much and I love the ingredient list! This breed is known for having so many skin problems. But if you just feed them right, they do so well. My girl is allergic to chicken and this variety of merrick back country is all beef! Fantastic ingredients and my girl looks great. This food is a late style loaf but it is very soft. It smells like meat.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Good stuff

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    When you have 2 GSD very picky eaters, you learn to change food every once in a while. All Merrick products give you that choice. I prefer grain free and they have good stuff.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Pate lol not sure I spelled correctly

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    I've been tempted to try this stuff my boys live it so much

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Dogs eat it right up!

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    Our dogs love this flavor! We use it as a topper for their kibble at dinner time and mix a little in. They never leave any behind, and they lick the bowl clean! It’s a soft pate consistency so it’s very easy to mix into dry food. Highly recommend!

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    My Dog Hated It

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    Normally I am a HUGE fan of Merrick mostly because they stay away from China and have the finest high quality ingredients. My Cocker, Rudy, gets Merrick Healthy Weight Grain Free dry and loves it. His aging requires me to add a bit of canned to it so I bought this thinking he'd do back flips. The texture right out of the can is like partially melted ice cream, VERY wet and mushy. The smell is not great. It smells like old meat you found buried in the back of your fridge. He refused to touch it. In fact, I even added ground sirloin to it and he still wouldn't touch it. I now am stuck with 11 cans which I am donating and on a quest to find something he'll like. I'm sure there are dogs that will Normally I am a HUGE fan of Merrick mostly because they stay away from China and have the finest high quality ingredients. My Cocker, Rudy, gets Merrick Healthy Weight Grain Free dry and loves it. His aging requires me to add a bit of canned to it so I bought this thinking he'd do back flips. The texture right out of the can is like partially melted ice cream, VERY wet and mushy. The smell is not great. It smells like old meat you found buried in the back of your fridge. He refused to touch it. In fact, I even added ground sirloin to it and he still wouldn't touch it. I now am stuck with 11 cans which I am donating and on a quest to find something he'll like. I'm sure there are dogs that will find this awesome...mine just isn't one of them. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    He Loves It!

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    I have a picky eater for a dog and was skeptical because of the consistency of the food (I.e. I’m used to giving him canned food where you can see the chunks of chicken, carrots, etc.). But I think this is his new favorite flavor. He gobbles it down fast, which doesn’t happen with any otter flavor or brand.

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