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Primal Turkey & Sardine Formula Nuggets Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food

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Primal Turkey & Sardine Formula Nuggets Freeze-dried Dog Food offers the convenience and benefits of a well-balanced, safe and wholesome raw-food diet without having to grind, chop, measure or mix it yourself. Only the freshest ingredients are used, including real turkey that’s free of antibiotics, steroids and added hormones. Certified organic produce, certified organic minerals and unrefined vitamins are also incorporated to fortify this complete and balanced diet. The combination offers optimum levels of the amino acids, essential fatty acids, natural-occurring enzymes and necessary vitamins and minerals that are the building blocks for your pup's healthy biological functions.

Key Benefits

  • They use wholesome fresh turkey that's raised without antibiotics, steroids or added hormones. It provides superior levels of amino and essential fatty acids while finely ground, fresh turkey bones supply optimum levels of calcium. Whole cold-water sardines are a good source of essential Omega-3 fatty acids which help to maintain healthy skin and coat.
  • Made in the USA!
  • Organic produce supplies food-derived vitamins A, B-complex, C and D while organic, unrefined nutritional supplements help with digestion and circulation. Organic coconut oil supplies short and medium chain saturated fatty acids, which mimic the natural bacteria found in the digestive tract, further aiding in digestion.
  • Primal Nuggets allow you to give your canine friend all the benefits of a raw diet in a convenient freeze-dried form. The variety of ingredients mimics what the diet of animals in the wild are in a superior bio-available composition. It's grain and gluten-free, and doesn't contain any corn, wheat, or soy, making it great for dog's with sensitivities.
  • Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant and taurine helps your dog maintain optimum retinal health. The nuggets are naturally preserved without the need for any synthetic preservatives.

Additional Details

Keep away from children. Not for human food.

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  • Item Number
    60719
  • Weight
    14 ounces
  • Breed Size
    All Breeds, Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds
  • Food Form
    Freeze-Dried
  • Lifestage
    Adult, All Stages
  • Made in
    United States

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Turkey, Turkey Necks, Whole Sardines, Turkey Hearts, Turkey Livers, Organic Collard Greens, Organic Squash, Cranberries, Blueberries, Organic Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Celery, Organic Sunflower Seeds, Montmorillonite Clay, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Cilantro, Organic Ginger, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Quinoa Sprout Powder, Alfalfa, Dried Organic Kelp, Vitamin E Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols (Natural Preservative).

Caloric Content

154 kcal/oz

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 40.0% min
Crude Fat 23.0% min
Crude Fiber 2.0% max
Moisture 4.0% max
Ash 5.0% max

Feeding Instructions

Because of the importance of moisture in a raw diet, we recommend rehydrating Freeze - Dried Formula for optimum nutrition absorption. To rehydrate, add 1 tablespoon of water for every nugget or 1/4 cup of water for 4 nuggets. For best rehydrating results, break nugget into small pieces and mix thoroughly with water to force moisture into product. Our suggestion is to feed your pet based on the 2 - 3% rule. Feed 2 - 3% of your pet's body weight in rehydrated food daily. We recommend feeding your pet twice daily, so you should divide the total daily feeding weight in half and feed once in the morning and once in the evening.

Transition Instructions

Transition slowly. Allow a minimum of one week for your pet's digestive system to properly adjust from a highly processed diet to a new diet of freeze-dried raw foods. For days 1 - 3, begin by mixing Primal Formula into your pet's current food at a ratio that your pet will tolerate; you can start with as little as 1/4 Primal to 3/4 of your pet's current food. If your pet accepts the raw food during days 1 - 3, feed your pet raw foods only for the morning meal and their current food for the evening meal for days 4-7. When your pet has transitioned successfully (consuming freeze-dried raw foods readily, healthy, firm stool), you can begin feeding raw foods for both meals.

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Raw With the Convenience of Kibble

Primal Freeze-Dried Formulas offer the convenience and benefits of a well-balanced, safe and wholesome raw-food diet without having to grind, chop, measure or mix the ingredients yourself. Each recipe has been carefully formulated to offer a nutritious, fresh-food diet that is easy to serve and delicious to pets.

Complete and Balanced

Each recipe contains only the freshest ingredients from ranches and farms throughout the United States and New Zealand. All poultry, meat and game in Primal Freeze-Dried Formulas are free of antibiotics, steroids and added hormones.

Organic Produce & High-Quality Meats
Organic Produce

Each meal contains organic produce for food-derived vitamins A, B-complex, C and D as well as organic and unrefined nutritional supplements for digestion and circulation.

High-Quality Meats

Fresh protein is included in Primal's recipes for superior levels of amino and essential fatty acids, while finely ground fresh bones provide optimum levels of calcium. And Primal's Freeze-Dried Formulas include organ meats, which are packed with nutrients, including vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids like EPA and DHA.

Fresh, Whole Food Ingredients

Organic Squash

Organic Squash: Acts as an anti-inflammatory, rich in vitamins A and C and high in carotenoid antioxidants.

Cranberries & Blueberries

Cranberries & Blueberries: Loaded with antioxidants for immune system support and urinary tract health.

Organic Pumpkin Seeds

Organic Pumpkin Seeds: Natural source of zinc and manganese and the full spectrum of vitamin E antioxidants.

Organic Sunflower Seeds

Organic Sunflower Seeds: Whole food source of vitamin E and loaded with antioxidants to help defend against cancer.

Organic Coconut Oil

Organic Coconut Oil: Excellent source of short- and medium-chain fatty acids for a healthy coat and skin.

About Primal Pet Foods

Primal Pet Foods was founded with the goal of improving the quality of life and overall health and happiness of pets through wholesome raw foods that mimic the diet of animals in the wild. Since 2001 Primal has been committed to elevating the health of your pets. From complete and balanced diets and supplemental foods to their full line of nutritious treats, they use only the best ingredients, because that's what your pets deserve.

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  • I like the brand and recipe

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    I like the brand and recipe but I'm not in love with the brand. 1) it's pricey 2) it doesn't last long at all (only about a week for my 11lb dog 3) makes a mess with rehydrating 4) as a raw diet they don't include everything that should be there like for organ meat they only use liver, if they would use more than just liver I would like it more but they're pricey and also use cheaper foods and they use heart in a lot of recipes for muscle meat because its generally cheaper. Overall I like the brand and this recipe and so does my dog but it could be better and cheaper. If this is all you can provide for your dogs then do it, it's still a lot better than kibble and they claim to not use synthetic I like the brand and recipe but I'm not in love with the brand. 1) it's pricey 2) it doesn't last long at all (only about a week for my 11lb dog 3) makes a mess with rehydrating 4) as a raw diet they don't include everything that should be there like for organ meat they only use liver, if they would use more than just liver I would like it more but they're pricey and also use cheaper foods and they use heart in a lot of recipes for muscle meat because its generally cheaper. Overall I like the brand and this recipe and so does my dog but it could be better and cheaper. If this is all you can provide for your dogs then do it, it's still a lot better than kibble and they claim to not use synthetic vitamins. … more

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  • MUST BE TASTY

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    I usually just mix freeze dried food in as a topper with my dog's Orijen dry food.. I have never seen him try to gobble down food so fast! He licked the plate clean!! Will definitely buy more primal.

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  • My little doggies

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    WOLF this down!! GREAT PRODUCT. (Mix with a little of their dry kibble and add small pieces of raw broccoli. For variety sometimes add pieces of rare beef, turkey)

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  • My yorkies love

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    I just recently chose to go raw but was very intimidated by the thought of making my own. I heard about primal and decided to give it a try. My yorkies love this product! They are doing so well that I'm switching my gsd as well. I will be using a different product because this one would be to expensive. Of course I ordered the new product from chewy.

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  • Great product

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    I use this product as a topper on my dog Mias diet kibble. A little goes a long way and she loves the taste. Im also pleased that this product does not upset her very sensitive stomach. Highly recommend!

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  • He's like a 12 year old puppy

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    This food has turned my 12 year old schnauzer into a puppy again! He had terrible joint pain and anal gland discomfort while on kibbles and now he's healthy, out of pain and full of energy! Also, he "wolfs" it down!

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  • Pickiest eater on earth LOVES THIS

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    My mini Aussie is an *****extremely***** picky eater when it comes to dog food (and even treats) but he *LOVES* this so much it makes us both so happy. My gsd puppy wants this too, and she is also picky about dog food. We go through this bag very fast and I've ordered so many bags thus far, so only complaint I have is that it is very expensive when you have to buy so many bags so often. I'd say at least 2 bags a month for him and that's just for a morning feeding for my mini aussie only.

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  • one of the best flavors

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    My yorkie loves this flavor and it's surprisingly one of the softest nuggets I've tried. I've tried the chicken, lamb, and duck and the turkey sardine one is softest. It broke apart so easily and felt fresher. It makes it easier to break up and absorbs the water better. It is definitely smellier than the others so his mustache smells after but he loves it.

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  • Skip this flavor

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    My Chihuahua likes the beef primal nuggets, but does not like these. She consistently walks away from this flavor and leaves it uneaten. The texture of this flavor in the bag is very dry and crumbly, whereas the beef is softer.

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  • My dog really like this flavor

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    My dog is a very picky eater, wanted something better for her and read about Primal Raw and thought we give it a try, scared my dog wouldn't like it but she does! Hope she continues to, it's much healthier :)

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