ORIJEN foods represent the fullest expression of a Biologically AppropriateTM* diet. Designed dogs according to their biological and evolutionary needs, ORIJEN foods are made with high inclusions of quality animal ingredients, providing nutrients in their most nourishing form. We use cage-free eggs, plus flesh, organs, and bone from free-run poultry†, fresh and saltwater fish, and ranch-raised meat.
All puppies do best on a Biologically Appropriate diet: one that is rich in protein and fat from quality animal ingredients to support peak development. ORIJEN® Puppy recipe is packed with 85%* quality animal ingredients like fresh or raw+ free-run chicken and turkey**, wild-caught fish, and cage-free eggs. With rich inclusions of Wholeprey animals, ORIJEN dog food is made with the most nutrient-dense, succulent parts of the prey to deliver the nutrition dogs need. The result is a diet for your canine companion that is beyond comparison.
Chicken, turkey, turkey giblets (liver, heart, gizzard), flounder, whole mackerel, eggs, chicken liver, whole herring, dehydrated chicken, dehydrated turkey, dehydrated mackerel, dehydrated chicken liver, dehydrated egg, whole red lentils, whole pinto beans, whole peas, chicken fat, lentil fiber, pollock oil, whole green lentils, whole navy beans, natural chicken flavor, whole chickpeas, pea starch, chicken heart, salt, whole pumpkin, whole butternut squash, collard greens, whole pears, whole apples, whole cranberries, dried kelp, zinc proteinate, mixed tocopherols (preservative), freeze-dried chicken, freeze-dried turkey, thiamine mononitrate, calcium pantothenate, vitamin E supplement, copper proteinate, dried chicory root, turmeric, sarsaparilla root, althea root, rosehips, juniper berries, citric acid (preservative), rosemary extract, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product.
Metabolizable energy is 3960 kcal/kg (449 kcal per 8oz. cup) with 39% from protein, 16% from carbohydrates, and 45% from fat.
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
*approximate and derived from the unprocessed state of the ingredients.
**Orijen's free-run chickens and turkeys are not housed in cages and are able to move in a barn without outdoor access.
+Orijen's fresh ingredients use refrigeration as the sole method of preservation. Orijen's raw ingredients are the same as their fresh, but are frozen at the peak of freshness to preserve nutrients.