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Vital Essentials Beef Entree Mini Nibs Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food, 1-lb bag

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With Vital Essentials Beef Entree Mini Nibs Freeze-dried Dog Food, your dog will get the “Alpha” prey diet nature intended. An exclusive freeze-drying process retains all the active nutritional elements in this food while allowing it to be safely and conveniently stored without refrigeration. Locally sourced from America’s heartland, Mini Nibs contain a perfect blend of fresh, wholesome beef, bone and organ meats, and absolutely no grains, glutens or fillers. The beef entree can be served as a complete and balanced meal, a nutritious treat or mixed with kibble. Anyway you serve it, you can’t go wrong; the benefits of feeding freeze-dried will be visible within weeks.

Key Benefits

  • Grain-free and gluten-free freeze-dried beef dog food with small pieces that are perfect for small breeds
  • Complete and balanced single protein diet is ideal for any dogs with food sensitivities or allergies and can be fed as a treat, topper or a complete meal
  • No added hormones, antibiotics, colors, fillers, flavorings and no synthetic vitamins or minerals
  • Exclusive freeze-drying process retains all active nutritional elements in the food while allowing the food to be safely and conveniently stored without refrigeration
  • Sourced, made and packed in the USA in a USDA certified facility

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  • Item Number
    91834
  • Breed Size
    Small, Medium, Large, All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Freeze-Dried
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Grain-Free, Gluten Free

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Beef, Beef Lung, Beef Liver, Beef Stomach, Beef Heart, Beef Fat, Beef Kidney, Beef Blood, Herring Oil, Mixed Tocopherols, D-Alpha Tocopherol.

Caloric Content

4,500 kcal/kg, 128 kcal/oz

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 51.0% min
Crude Fat 23.0% min
Crude Fiber 2.2% max
Moisture 7.0% max

Feeding Instructions

  • 3 lb dog - 1/5 cup
  • 6 lb dog - 1/3 cup
  • 12 lb dog - 3/4 cup
  • 18 lb dog - 1 cup
  • 25 lb dog - 1-1/2 cups

Feed up to double the amount for puppies and pregnant or nursing dogs.

Wash hands, utensils, counters, food dishes and related areas thoroughly with hot, soapy water after each feeding. Store freeze-dried products in a cool dark place. Best if fed within 30 days after opening.

Transition Instructions

Switch to a purely RAW diet slowly. Some pets may take to RAW immediately, while others may take longer. Take at least 10 days to 2 weeks to gradually transition your pet’s diet. This gives the digestive system time to adjust to the new food.

  • Step 1: Choose a protein (stick with the same protein for the first 2 weeks)
  • Step 2 (Day 1-3): Serve 25% RAW mixed with 75% current food
  • Step 3 (Day 4-6): Serve 50% RAW mixed with 50% current food
  • Step 4 (Day 7-9): Serve 75% RAW mixed with 25% current food
  • Step 5 (Day 10 and after): Serve 100% RAW

Always provide access to clean, fresh water.

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  • My standard poodles love Vital essentials

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    My standard poodles eat a raw diet- but sometimes even those following a predator diet need a little coaxing. I add the healthy freeze dried bits to enhance their diet and their appetites. My dogs love both the freeze dried beef and duck- a healthy supplement to their food. This is particularly important during warm weather when the food must be consumed quickly before spoiling, Vital Essentials entices them to finish their meal and adds nutrients to their diet.

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  • Great food and my dogs love it!

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    This is the only food we feed our 2 toy fox terriers and chihuahua. This product is pure, raw meat with absolutely no fillers or mystery ingredients. Our 3 dogs love all the flavors which we rotate each meal and they dance and whine while I am preparing it for them. They clean their bowls in less than 30 seconds and always want more. While it is a bit pricey, you feed them less and can feel confident they are getting nothing but the best. Two thumbs up!

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  • Great Vital Essentials option for little dogs

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    I've used VE frozen raw and the larger nibs, but had never seen these mini-nibs. They are great for my little dog, I appreciate that Chewy has such a good selection of VE products. Love the company's products for both my cats and my dog.

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  • She Likes It!

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    I love this food for its small bite-sized pieces, its pure and whole food ingredient content, and the company's careful attention to fat / protein ratio. Zoe loves that it tastes good! I have fed it both dry and presoaked in water and she loves it both ways.

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  • My dog loves it

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    My dog would not eat anything else from another big name brand, Primal, so ordered this after going through every flavor of other brand. She loves it. We mix with goat's milk.

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  • Dogs love it

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    I have to be honest I was thinking this would be something different. These are a light weight crunchy food. I was thinking it would soft. When I opened the package it had an old smell but my dogs don't seem to care. They really like it.

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  • VE Mini Nibs are a Great Product!

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    VE Mini Nibs are fabulous! They are used as a topping on the raw food I use! They contain everything needed to balance out the raw food! They add that "crunch" to my dogs food bowl! Love them!

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  • Dogs Love The Treats

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    I ordered these to use with our "Treat and Train". My only objection is that some of the treats are too large and jam the dispenser. For other training purposes they are great.

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  • Raw is Better

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    This product is great if you are choosing RAW for your dog!

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  • Easy to use

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    My havanese was weaned on a raw diet which I have continued. I use these nibbles which have been cut in halves or thirds as treats. He absolutely loves them.

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