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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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So I posted a thread awhile back about this food, no one had tons to say about it. Rocket does very well on Orijen Adult, but has never loved it. Eats barely enough to get by. He is 17 months.

Yesterday, they had a 14lb bag of this food and I decided to give it a try. I still want to contact the company to see if I can get info on how much of it (% wise) is the meat meal. He had two servings yesterday and two today (mixed with the Orijen) and -------

WOW. He RAN to the laundry room today when I got his food bowl both times, pushed his nose in the way, sat and licked his chops while I was dishing. He was DROOLING. He just ate his dinner in about 2 minutes, (maybe three, but the point is ALL AT ONCE AND NOT BEGRUDGINGLY) which he has NEVER done. Just now, as I was typing this, he came back and licked his bowl. This has never happened.

I really hope he does well on this food. If anyone has anything to offer about the ingredients, ----- CARMEN, ARE YOU LISTENING? --- I would love to hear it. It's made in the USA, never had a recall.

Venison Meal, Yams, Freeze Dried Sweet Potato, Freeze Dried Pumpkin, Blueberries, Bok Choy, Zucchini, Squash, Kale, Freeze Dried Papaya, Cranberries, Freeze Dried Chia, Parsley, Inulin, Enzymes: (Amylase, Protease, Cellulase, Pectinase, Lipase, Phytase, Xylanese, Hemicellulase, Alpha-galactosidase, Invertase), Probiotics (Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Bifidobacterium Thermophilum Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Bacillus Subtillus Fermentation Product Dehydrated), Kelp, Parsley, Artichoke, Salmon / Herring Oil. Vitamins (Dl-methione, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamone Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin), Minerals (Calcium Pantothenate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acids Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acids Chelate, Cobalt Amino Acids Chelate).


% Basis
Crude Protein(min) 28

Fat (min) 14

Fiber(max) 4

Moisture(max) 10

Ash 7.33
Calcium 1.49
Phosphorus 1.07

Carbohydrates (min)

Carotene MG/KG 1.40

Vitamin A IU/KG 13235

Vitamin D IU/KG 974
Vitamin E IU/KG 125
Vitamin K MG/KG 0.94
Ascorbic Acid MG/KG 50
Thiamine MG/KG 17.05
Riboflavin MG/KG 8.52

Pantothenic Acid MG/KG 21.92
Biotin MG/KG 0.54
Folic Acid MG/KG 0.44
Choline MG/KG 3058
Vitamin B12 MG/KG 0.09
Vitamin B6 MG/KG 5.4
Niacin MG/KG 68.38

Iodine MG/KG 3.7

Amino Acids
Methionine-Cystine .937
Methionine 0.577
Cystine 0.25
Lysine 1.26
Tryptophan 0.24
Threonine 1.02
Isoleucine 1
Histidine 0.53
Valine 1.58
Leucine 2.52
Arginine 1.32
Phenylalanine-Tyrosine .92

Taurine 0.036

Sodium 0.36
Potassium 0.63
Chlorine 0.61
Magnesium 0.279
Sulfur 0.2585
Manganese MG/KG 91
Iron MG/KG 422

Copper MG/KG 12.03
Zinc MG/KG 251.64
Selenium MG/KG 0.5171

Essential Fatty Acids: Omega 3 1.97%,Omega 6 0.3985 % and Arachidonic Acid .0736%

ME KCAL/Cup 434


Pioneer Naturals Grain Free Venison

~Elrond's Rocket of Rivendell, aka The RocketDog
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