Loading...

Primal Venison Nuggets Grain-Free Raw Freeze-Dried Dog Food

  • Price:

    $38.99 FREE 1-2 Day Shipping over $49

In stock
14-oz bag
  • 5.5-oz bag
  • 14-oz bag
cw-icon-heart Created with Sketch. Add to Favorites
Description

Primal Venison Nuggets Grain-Free Raw Freeze-Dried Dog Food offers your hungry pooch all the benefits of a safe and wholesome raw-food diet—without you having to grind, chop, measure or mix the ingredients yourself! Taking great pride to source only the best ingredients, this tasty and nutritious diet is packed with naturally derived vitamins and minerals. The high-protein ratio appeals to your canine companion’s primal diet, and it’s an excellent way to maintain a proper weight and boost overall health. And best of all, it’s a breeze to serve, thanks to the naturally preserved nuggets—just add water! The proof comes in watching him lick the bowl clean while thriving happily and healthfully.

Key Benefits
  • Made with antibiotic, hormone and steroid-free venison meat and organs, along with fresh ground bone for calcium supplementation.
  • Incorporates certified organic produce, certified organic minerals and unrefined vitamins to fortify the complete and balanced nutrition for all life stages.
  • All the benefits of a raw ancestral diet in a highly-palatable, freeze-dried form that’s fast and easy to serve.
  • Optimum levels of amino acids (protein), essential fatty acids, natural-occurring enzymes and necessary vitamins and minerals supply the building blocks for healthy biological functions.
  • Crafted in the USA with sustainably-sourced ingredients and contains no grain, gluten, corn, wheat or soy.
Precautions

Wash all work surfaces, utensils, hands and food bowls with hot, soapy water after handling freeze-dried meats and poultry. Keep freeze-dried meats and poultry separate from other foods. Keep away from children.

See all items by Primal

  • Item Number
    93935
  • Weight
    14 ounces
  • Breed Size

    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds

  • Food Form

    Freeze-Dried

  • Lifestage

    Adult

  • Made in

    United States

  • Special Diet

    Gluten Free, Grain-Free, No Corn No Wheat No Soy

Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Venison, Venison Hearts, Venison Livers, Ground Venison Bones, Organic Collard Greens, Organic Squash, Organic Green Beans, Cranberries, Blueberries, Organic Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Sunflower Seeds, Montmorillonite Clay, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Cilantro, Organic Ginger, Sardine Oil, Alfalfa, Dried Organic Kelp, Organic Quinoa Sprout Powder, Organic Coconut Oil, Vitamin E Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols (Natural Preservative).

Caloric Content

5,296 kcal/kg, 150 kcal/oz

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 59.0% min
Crude Fat 28.0% min
Crude Fiber 4.0% max
Moisture 4.0% max
Ash 6.0% max
Feeding Instructions
Weight Daily Feeding in Nuggets
5-9 lbs 2
10-19 lbs 4
20-39 lbs 8
40-59 lbs 16
60-79 lbs 24
80-99 lbs 32
100 lbs & Above 40

This Feeding Chart is based on 2.5% Weight Maintenance and formula rotation. Your dog's activity, age, metabolism and breed may affect overall feeding quantity.

  • Because of the importance of moisture in a raw diet, Primal recommends rehydrating this product with water or Primal Raw Goat Milk for optimum nutrition absorption. To rehydrate add 1 tablespoon of water or raw goat milk for every nugget, or 1/4 cup for 4 nuggets. For best rehydrating results, break nuggets into small pieces and mix thoroughly to force moisture into product.

  • Feed adult dogs the equivalent of 2-3% of their body weight in rehydrated food per day.

Transition Instructions

Transition slowly. Begin by mixing 1/4 parts freeze-dried to 3/4 parts current diet. Gradually increase amount of freeze-dried daily.

  • Adult dogs: Divide total daily feeding portion into 2 meals.

  • Puppies and pregnant or lactating females: Divide total daily feeding portion into 3-4 meals.

>

About Primal Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Freeze-Dried Raw Nutrition

Freeze-Dried Raw Nutrition

Primal's freeze-dried formulas pack the nutrition of raw into dry bites that are irresistible to your pup, but easy on you. By removing moisture, Primal makes feeding raw versatile and uncomplicated—simply add water to rehydrate and serve, or feed the freeze-dried pieces dry. Use them as a topper, or serve as a balanced meal. Your canine's dinner is what you make it.

Lab-Tested, Feline-Approved

These complete and balanced recipes are formulated to meet and exceed your pet's nutritional needs with the added benefits of raw. Plus, they're laboratory tested to ensure they offer the best quality and nutrition possible. After all, Primal knows you only want the best for your best friend, and they do, too.

Lab-Tested, Feline-Approved

Whole Food Means Whole Nutrition

Using whole food ingredients, Primal creates a balanced, wholesome meal without the need for synthetic vitamins. They're the real deal—as in they only use real, unrefined, food-based ingredients. Plus, there's no denatured meat or poultry products, either. Just delicious, USDA inspected, antibiotic- and steroid-free meats and poultry your pal will beg for.

Clean, Wholesome Ingredients

Primal crafts these delicious bites without the use of steroids, antibiotics or added hormones. They're proud to source from trusted ranchers for the health of your dog, and won't include any ingredients from China. Plus, they're made with no grains, gluten, corn, wheat or soy. Even pups with discerning palates can enjoy!

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 free radicals.

Organic Coconut Oil

Organic Coconut Oil:

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

Global Flavors Made at Home

Primal freeze-dried recipes are made in the USA and packed with ingredients from around the globe—including the USA, New Zealand, France and Spain. Best of all, each of those nutritious ingredients is responsibly sourced. You'll find certified organic fruits, vegetables and supplements, and protein sources that are ethically raised, too. Because every step counts when it leads to your pet's bowl.

Global Flavors Made at Home

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 along with supplemental foods, to their full line of nutritious treats, they use only the best ingredients because that's what your pets deserve.

Shop Primal Pet Foods

Primal Pet Foods
Customer Reviews
43 Reviews 43 Reviews 4.2 out of 5 Stars

83% Recommend

83% of reviewersrecommend this product

4.2 / 5

You've Already Reviewed This Item

Showing 1-10 of 43 Reviews

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Healthy food but hard to break up

    By on

    Unlike the other Primal Nuggets, the venison have a much harder consistency making them very difficult to break up and I have to let them rehydrate throughout the day or they do not absorb the water/goats milk as well. These are not as convenient as the other proteins available but we still use them in the rotation since the benefits of Venison for my allergy pup outweighs the little extra work and planning ahead.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • My dog loved this food!

    By on

    Great food, but too expensive to feed your dog daily! Only lasts for a few days refrigerated, so recommend as an occasional treat.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Buy a sledge hammer first.

    By on

    I rotate my proteins to avoid allergies so I thought well, venison will be good for a change. Do NOT waste your money on the venison. I cannot crumble it by hand to rehydrate, I took it to the garage, laid it on the floor and hit the bag repeatedly with a hammer...nothing but still-huge hunks that simply will NOT rehydrate. I next put the broken hunks in hot water, the outside got so slimy I couldn't hold on to it to attempt to crumble and even if I could have gotten it to soften after a long soak and pushy dogs wanting dinner I would have ended up pouring nutrients down the drain in the excess water it took. I love the Duck formula, the bag of Turkey and Sardines seems fine since I was able I rotate my proteins to avoid allergies so I thought well, venison will be good for a change. Do NOT waste your money on the venison. I cannot crumble it by hand to rehydrate, I took it to the garage, laid it on the floor and hit the bag repeatedly with a hammer...nothing but still-huge hunks that simply will NOT rehydrate. I next put the broken hunks in hot water, the outside got so slimy I couldn't hold on to it to attempt to crumble and even if I could have gotten it to soften after a long soak and pushy dogs wanting dinner I would have ended up pouring nutrients down the drain in the excess water it took. I love the Duck formula, the bag of Turkey and Sardines seems fine since I was able to break it without actually opening the bag but this venison? Forget it. It's too much money to throw away a new bag but I have no clue what else I can do to make it useable, maybe run over it? The Pork is the same way only I have been able to smash it with a hammer before I quit using it, too. This is no reflection on Chewy, I love Chewy, this review is just for Primal's totally useless Venison (and Pork). … more

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Versatile nuggets

    By on

    I use these nuggets as a sprinkle on top of my dog’s food. I use them for treats and they are great for stuffing into food puzzle toys. They can also be rehydrated for a wet dog food-which is nice when I take my finicky gsd to the boarder and she pretends like she won’t eat-no heavy cans to lug with you!

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • frenchie staple

    By on

    Quality food and quality ingredients. You pay for what you get here. We do mix with quality dry kibble food to help with the cost. You can mix the choices without fear of stomach upset. Favorite is venison then rabbit then lamb then duck. All are excellent but the top two offer higher protein. Our dog loves it dry in smaller chunks with good clean fresh water next to it.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Too hard. Wouldn’t hydrate.

    By on

    Spent $40 and couldn’t even feed it to my dogs. It’s very hard and wouldn’t hydrate. I tried to manipulate it before I hydrated bc I saw someone recommended that, but it didn’t work for me. $40 down the drain.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Even Finicky Loves it

    By on

    My dog acts like a cat when it comes to her food, she is the most finicky eater doesn't like anything more than once. This product she eats and finishes it I am so happy to find this product.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Great product.

    By on Top 250 Contributor

    Great product and ingredients and love that it ONLY contains one protein as it's protein source..one of the few out there that does. I gave it 4 stars only because I would love to find a product that is freeze dried that has only venison with no other ingredients or VERY minimal at least..our allergy prone dog who can tolerate venison as one of her few proteins she can have, had a reaction to sometime in this formula and therefore we were not able to use it..we thankfully have another dog who can eat anything, so it was not a total waste. Also, as a side note, this formula is HARD, like mini little bricks, it does not crumble easy or absorb water well. Not a huge issue but something to be aware Great product and ingredients and love that it ONLY contains one protein as it's protein source..one of the few out there that does. I gave it 4 stars only because I would love to find a product that is freeze dried that has only venison with no other ingredients or VERY minimal at least..our allergy prone dog who can tolerate venison as one of her few proteins she can have, had a reaction to sometime in this formula and therefore we were not able to use it..we thankfully have another dog who can eat anything, so it was not a total waste. Also, as a side note, this formula is HARD, like mini little bricks, it does not crumble easy or absorb water well. Not a huge issue but something to be aware of. But again, the ingredients, for most dogs, can't be beat and I would recommend this product. … more

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Best buy for my dog

    By on

    My dog is allergic to almost every ingredient in most foods. My vet recommended this one and so far he is okay with it.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report
  • Licks bowl clean!

    By on

    My girl loves this (venison) sooo much that she comes back a few minutes after eating and keeps licking the bowl.

    You liked it! Something went wrong. Please try again later. Report