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ACANA - Heritage - Freshwater Fish
ACANA - Heritage - Freshwater Fish

ACANA - Heritage - Freshwater Fish

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FRESHWATER FISH

RAINBOW TROUT, BLUE CATFISH & YELLOW PERCH

By nature, all dogs are evolved as carnivores, biologically adapted for a diet rich and varied in fresh meats with smaller amounts of fruits, vegetables and grasses.

That’s why we loaded ACANA Freshwater Fish with Rainbow trout from Idaho, whole Blue catfish from Kentucky, and wild Yellow perch from the Great Lakes – all delivered in nourishing WholePrey ratios.

Prepared in our Kentucky DogStar® kitchens with authentically fresh and regional ingredients, this unique and Biologically Appropriate ACANA food is a natural and delicious way to keep your dog healthy and happy.

Read our ingredients and we think you’ll agree!

 

MEATMATH

 

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MEAT

 

Modern dogs are built like their ancestors and we believe they should eat like them.

How do you know if your dog’s food is Biologically Appropriate? It’s simple, just answer our Biologically Appropriate ‘three meat questions’.

HOW MUCH MEAT?

Entirely free of plant protein concentrates, ACANA Freshwater Fish is loaded with 60% fish — up to twice as much as most pet specialty dog foods.

HOW MUCH FRESH MEAT?

1/2 of the fish in ACANA are FRESH, supplying essential nutrients in their most nourishing form, and the other 1/2 are dried to provide a strong and natural source of nourishing fish protein.
HOW MANY MEATS?

ACANA features three fresh fish in WholePrey ratios that include meat, organs and cartilage to supply nutrients naturally and completely.

  • Rainbow trout – fish, liver and cartilage, fresh or raw from Idaho.
  • Blue catfish – whole and fresh from local Kentucky waters.
  • Yellow perch – fish, liver and cartilage, fresh or raw from Great Lake waters.

    ZINC AND COPPER | OUR ONLY SUPPLEMENTS

    In Mother Nature’s kitchen, there are no synthetic supplements, and dogs and wolves derive all of their nutritional needs by consuming whole prey animals; muscle meat provides protein; liver, kidney and tripe supply vitamins and minerals; bones and cartilage deliver calcium and phosphorus.

    ACANA mirrors the natural diet, applying our Meat Math and incorporating fish, organs and cartilage in ratios that deliver nutrients naturally. Our foods provide a concentrated and natural source of virtually every nutrient your dog needs to thrive, which is why virtually all of the nutrients in ACANA are naturally present and are not synthetic.

     

    INGREDIENTS

    AMERICA’S BEST AND FRESHEST INGREDIENTS

    ACANA Freshwater Fish features an unmatched variety of local ingredients that are raised or fished by people we know and trust, passed “fit for human consumption”, and then delivered to our Kentucky DogStar® kitchens fresh each day!

    Rainbow trout, whole catfish, catfish meal, whole green peas, red lentils, pinto beans, catfish oil, chickpeas, green lentils, whole yellow peas, yellow perch, mackerel meal, herring oil, cod meal, lentil fiber, natural fish flavor, dried kelp, freeze-dried cod liver, whole pumpkin, whole butternut squash, kale, spinach, mustard greens, collard greens, turnip greens, carrots, apples, pears, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, mixed tocopherols (preservative), chicory root, turmeric, sarsaparilla root, althea root, rose hips, juniper berries, dried lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried lactobacillus casei fermentation product.

    SUPPLEMENTS: Zinc chelate, copper proteinate, vitamin E (preservative).

     

    FEEDING

    YOUR DOG IS SPECIAL

    ACANA Freshwater Fish benefits dogs of every breed and size. Just like you, your dog is a unique individual with feeding requirements that will vary with environment, age and activity.

    The table below provides a starting point, to be adjusted as needed to maintain optimum weight and peak conditioning. We suggest monitoring your dog’s weight and adjusting rations as needed. We recommend feeding twice daily and always keeping fresh, clean water available to your cherished dog.

     

    † Use a standard 8-ounce measuring cup. Serve dry or lightly moistened. See your veterinarian regularly. To help maintain freshness, we recommend sealing the bag tightly and storing it in a cool, dry location.

    ACANA Freshwater Fish is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages.

    CALORIE DISTRIBUTION

    Compared to conventional foods, ACANA Freshwater Fish delivers more calories from protein and fat and fewer calories from carbohydrates, reducing the risk of obesity and promoting your dog’s peak health.

    Metabolizable Energy is 3475 kcal/kg (396 kcal per 8oz cup), with 29% from protein, 29% from fruits and vegetables, and 42% from fish oils.