This diet from Acana is suitable for large breed dogs like german shepherd, rottweiler, great dane and the likes(those who weigh above 25kg at adult stage). The puppy version is suitable for large breed pups up to 15 months age and ‘adult’ for those of age above 15 months.
Like all Acana diet, this too is a biologically appropriate whole-prey meal (one that dogs are evolved to eat according to their natural needs).
Large breed dogs need protein for muscle growth but less carb and fats. This diet has been formulated by Acana using the finest regionally sourced fresh ingredients specially for large breed dog and puppies.
1)Over 70% meat(minimum 1/3rd fresh,rest gently dehydrated) from free-run poultry, wild flounder and nest laid eggs.
2)Only the finest portions of chicken like breast, marrow, cartilage and kidney are used, rest are discarded. Human-grade ingredients.
3)No additive or synthetic supplements. Zinc is the only additive.
4)Separate variant for puppies and adults. Kibble size also suited according to life-span.
Ingredients: Fresh chicken meat (13%-16%), chicken meal (12%-15%), turkey meal (11%-14%), red lentils, whole green peas, fresh chicken giblets (liver, heart, kidney) (6%), herring meal (4%), fresh whole eggs (4%), fresh whole flounder (4%), herring oil (3%), sun-cured alfalfa (2%), field beans (2%), green lentils, whole yellow peas, pea fiber, chicken fat (2%), fresh chicken cartilage (2%), dried brown kelp, fresh whole pumpkin, fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole parsnips, fresh kale, fresh spinach, fresh mustard greens, fresh turnip greens, fresh whole carrots, fresh red delicious apples, fresh Bartlett pears, freeze-dried chicken liver, freeze-dried turkey liver, fresh whole cranberries, fresh whole blueberries, chicory root, turmeric, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rose hips.
Analytical constituents: Crude protein (min.) 33 % Fat content (min.) 15 % Crude ash (max.) 7 % Crude fibres (max.) 6 % Moisture (max.) 12 % Calcium (min.) 1.4 % Phosphorus (min.) 1 % Omega-6 fatty acids (min.) 2.4 % Omega-3 fatty acids (min.) 1.2 % DHA (min.) 0.4 % EPA (min.) 0.4 % Glucosamine (min.) 1400 mg/kg Chondroitin sulfate (min.) 900 mg/kg Linoleic acid (min.) 2.2 % Carbohydrate (NFE) 27 %.
Quantity: Comes as ‘Acana Puppy large breed’ for puppies and ‘Acana Adult large breed’ for adults.