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Victor Hero Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

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Victor Hero Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is ideal for dog breeds that may be susceptible to joint problems, and is naturally formulated with glucosamine and chondroitin to support your pup’s joint health. This delicious recipe features multiple protein sources along with a wholesome combination of peas and sweet potatoes in place of grains. Multiple scientifically advanced ingredients are also included to support your dog’s digestive and immune system health.

Key Benefits

  • Super premium grain-free dog food that has 33% protein and made with high quality ingredients specially formulated for highly active adult dogs and large breeds
  • 75% of the protein in this recipe comes from a mix of premium beef, chicken, pork and fish meal
  • Formulated with glucosamine and chondroitin to support joint health
  • Recipe features antioxidant-rich sweet potatoes that are high in dietary fiber and great for digestive health
  • Helps support long term digestive and immune system health

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  • Item Number
    93076
  • Weight
    30.0 pounds
  • Breed Size
    All Breeds, Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Adult, All Stages
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Grain-Free, No Corn No Wheat No Soy, Gluten Free

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Beef Meal, Sweet Potato, Chicken Meal, Peas, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Menhaden Fish Meal (source of DHA-Docosahexaenoic Acid), Pork Meal, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dried Egg Product, Flax Seed (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acid and DHA), Yeast Culture, Natural Chicken Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Dried Kelp, Salt, Montmorillonite, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Dried Carrot, Choline Chloride, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Dried Chicory Root, Taurine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, L-Carnitine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Magnesium Amino Acid Chelate, Riboflavin Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Lecithin, Fructooligosaccharide, Folic Acid, Yeast Extract, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Citric Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Caloric Content

3,640 kcal/kg, 397 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 33.0% min
Crude Fat 16.0% min
Crude Fiber 3.8% max
Moisture 9.0% max
Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) 2.8% min
Zinc 150 mg/kg min
Selenium 0.4 mg/kg min
Vitamin E 150 IU/kg min
Linolenic Acid (Omega 3) 0.4% min
L-Carnitine 50 mg/kg min
DHA 0.1% min
Glucosamine 850 mg/kg min
Chondroitin 250 mg/kg min

Feeding Instructions

Weight Daily Feeding (Cups)
10 lbs 3/4
20 lbs 1 1/2
30 lbs 2
40 lbs 2 1/2
60 lbs 3 1/4
80 lbs 4
100 lbs 4 1/2

Increase feed intake 1/2 cup for each 20 lbs over 100 lbs

Amounts are recommended for adult dogs with moderate levels of activity and no adverse weather conditions. These are guidelines and should be adjusted as needed to maintain optimum body condition.

Puppies: Puppies will typically start nibbling moistened dog foods at 3 to 4 weeks of age. Feed as much as the puppy will clean up in 20 minutes in 4 feedings intervals throughout the day. You may mix with water, broth, or milk at a ratio near 3 parts food and 1 part liquid. Do not leave moistened food out for more than 30 minutes to ensure product freshness. Puppies will be weaned from milk by 8 weeks of age. Continue to feed up to 4 times per day, and within a few months, the puppies can be transitioned to a self-feeder until about 1 year of age. At this point feed so as to maintain good body condition using the feeding chart as a guide.

Pregnant and Nursing: Energy requirements are continually changing during stages of gestation and lactation and may require up to 4 times recommended levels of intake to maintain good body condition. Feed an amount needed to maintain good body condition of your female dog.

Transition Instructions

Days Other Food Victor Hero Canine
1 - 3 75% 25%
4 - 6 50% 50%
7 - 9 25% 75%
10+ ? 100%

It is best to make a transition from one brand of dog food to another over a period of a week to 10 days. Gradually replace your current food with Victor formula increasing the percentage of the mix to 100% within 7 - 10 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of preservatives are used in VICTOR?

VICTOR is made with only Natural Plant Based Preservatives. A unique blend of mixed tocopherols for superior free radical absorption and of botanically-sourced antioxidants are added to the protein and fat ingredients we use to stabilize and naturally prevent oxidative damage. No artificially based preservatives are added to our product.

Why is it so important that there is no corn, wheat, or soy in VICTOR?

Corn, Wheat, and Soy have all been identified as potential allergens for some dogs and cats.

Where can I find the Lot Code and Best By date on a bag of Victor?

The Lot Code Number and Best By Date can be found on the back side of the bag (New Poly Packaging) above the VICTOR Logo near the top or (Older Paper Packaging) near the bottom seal below the labeling. The Best By Date is one year from the date the product was packaged for what should still be suitable to be fed up to that date as a guideline. Provided the product has been in favorable conditions will determine how suitable for consumption it should be. Keeping the product from being exposed to excessive heat for any amount of time is the best way to maintain the expected shelf life of one year.

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  • Food for my GSD dog

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    I transitioned from victor sweet potato mix to this about a month ago with my now 10 month old GSD I noticed during the transition week his stool was runny for the first 3-4 days and he was going more frequently. Within a week all stools were firm and he goes less than he did before. I believe because of the high protein. Very pleased with my selection.

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  • My goldendoodle doesn't like it

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    My goldendoodle gets tired of eating the same food all the time. Eventually he'll refuse to eat so we change it up every couple of months. Nothing wrong with quality of food but he does not like it at all. We have to put freeze dried beef in it to get him to eat any of it. And with purchasing such a large bag we are, no he is stuck with it until it's all gone. ;)

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  • Finding the right food for an agent dog.

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    Our Weimaraner has just turned 9 years old and, although so far he could eat a truck tire without problems, for a couple of months was slowly chewing his Victor beef meal and brown rice and he was licking his leg until a bloody rash developed. Now we put him on Victor Hero and things changed. He is loving his food and eats at the same rate as before. We do hope that he will stop licking his leg as if hit by an allergic reaction. Time will tell. But he is happily eating the Hero.

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  • German Shepherd's love

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    I have used TOTW for many, many years and is a good food, but my new GSD just did not like and had loose stools. We needed to find a new food for her and I went about doing as much research as I could. I finally settled on Victor's Hero formula as the first one to try because it seems to be good quality, at a similar price point, so I bought a 5lb bag to try. My GSD girl absolutely loves this food and the stool is already looking better and she goes less (a real plus). Time will tell, but so far, my girl and I are very happy with this choice. I do not have a retailer nearby, so Chewy's delivery is a real plus. The other large online retailer charges over 25% more for it.

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  • Victor grain free dog food

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    Both our dogs have been on Victor grain free for years now and was rather hard to find a retailer that would stock it. We did find a supplier we had some issues, but with Chewy now we will not have to worry about it and will auto ship. It has taken the stress out of worrying about the dog food.

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  • Great Ingredients at a Reasonable Price

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    Both my dogs love this food. The ingredients look great and the cost is great, especially for a grain free product. Haven't been feeding it long enough to know long term results, but so far so good! As always, Chewy's customer service and quick delivery time is wonderful. I use Auto Ship and love the convenience.

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  • My Dogs Love this Dog Food!

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    I wanted a healthy and nutritious dog food that my dogs would love, and I have found it with Victor Hero Canine brand. They both dig in to it everytime they eat. If you're looking for a healthy, nutritious dog food that your dog will love, I highly recommend VICTOR HERO CANINE BRAND!

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  • Puppy to 1 Year Old

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    I switched our puppy, now 1 year old golden retriever to this and she loves it! I switched because of potential joint issues. I love the Victor dry dog food--especially since it's super premium. Definitely helped with the dogs outrageous gas problems....

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  • Inedible-dog wouldn't touch it

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    My dog wouldn't touch it-sniffed it and looked at me as if I betrayed him! Ordered this based on reviews after Fromm was discontinued-had to mix it with another flavor of Victor I ordered, he barely chokes it down. Sad. Thank God Chewy stands behind their products, refunded my money and I will donate this to the local shelter.

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  • FINALLY!!!!!

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    We had been looking to switch foods for our 9 y/o GSD after he developed tummy issues on Sojos (they sold the company and I swear they switch ingredients or something that didn't settle well with him!) we tried Arcana and Orijens but they were a bit too rich for Cooper's sensitive tummy. Our trainer suggested Victor's and he even started him on the beef and rice during a boarding session. He tolerated so well, Cooper transitioned to the food in less than a week! After we picked him up sped over to our local pet store where we bought a small bag of the "Hero" blend. A good omen that there is a GSD on the bag! LOL Two days later, Cooper was off all tummy meds and back to his sassy self. Called We had been looking to switch foods for our 9 y/o GSD after he developed tummy issues on Sojos (they sold the company and I swear they switch ingredients or something that didn't settle well with him!) we tried Arcana and Orijens but they were a bit too rich for Cooper's sensitive tummy. Our trainer suggested Victor's and he even started him on the beef and rice during a boarding session. He tolerated so well, Cooper transitioned to the food in less than a week! After we picked him up sped over to our local pet store where we bought a small bag of the "Hero" blend. A good omen that there is a GSD on the bag! LOL Two days later, Cooper was off all tummy meds and back to his sassy self. Called Chewy.com and ordered the biggest bag they had and he has been a happy pup since! My wallet is happy as well! Thanks again to everyone at Chewys! Purchased and returned or donated 3 bags of food with no questions asked! Customer service at its best! We are Chewy customers for life!! … more

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