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Merrick Full Source Beef and Bison Recipe
Merrick® Full Source
Beef & Bison
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Blue Buffalo Carnivora
Prairie Blend
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2/
Canidae Pure Ancestral Red Meat Formula
Canidae Pure Ancestral
Red Meat Formula with Lamb, Goat & Wild Boar
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3/
Nulo Challenger
Alpine Ranch Recipe
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4/
Origen Regional Red Recipe
Orijen
Regional Red with Ranch-Raised Beef, Wild Boar, Boer Goat, Grass-Fed Lamb, Yorkshire Pork & Wild Mackerel
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Stella & Chewy's® Raw Coated Kibble
Grass-Fed Beef Recipe
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Grain Free
% Protein From Animal Sources
Freeze-Dried, Raw-Coated Kibble
No Peas Or Lentils
Nutrient-Rich Organ Meats And Cartilage
Deboned Meat #1 Ingredient
Crude Protein (Min.) %
Omega 6 (Min.) %
Glucosamine (Min.)
Chondroitin Sulfate (Min.)
Guaranteed Taurine
Cooked In A Company-Owned Kitchen
First 5 Ingredients
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90%
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32.0%
3.0%
1200 mg/kg
1200 mg/kg
.17%
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Deboned Beef, Salmon Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Dried Egg Product
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90%
No
No
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42.0%
3.0%
300 mg/kg
Not Guaranteed
0.10%
No
Deboned Chicken, Dried Chicken, Deboned Turkey, Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
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Not Disclosed
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No
No
No
28.0%
1.8%
N/A
N/A
Not Guaranteed
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Lamb, Goat, Goat Meal, Wild Boar Meal, Pork Meal
No
Not Disclosed
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No
42.0%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Not Guaranteed
No
Deboned Beef, Deboned Lamb, Salmon Meal, Turkey Meal, Deboned Pork
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Not Disclosed
No
No
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38.0%
2.0%
400 mg/kg
400 mg/kg
Not Guaranteed
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Deboned Chicken, Deboned Turkey, Atlantic Flounder, Cage-free Eggs, Whole Atlantic Mackerel
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Not Disclosed
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No
No
No
32.0%
3.0%
1200 mg/kg
900 mg/kg
Not guaranteed
No
Beef, Lamb Meal, Chickpeas, Peas, Salmon Meal

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Comparison as of February 2020. Blue Buffalo® and BLUE Carnivora™ are registered trademarks of Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd. Orijen is a registered trademark of Champion Petfoods, Ltd. CANIDAE® and Canidae PURE® are registered trademarks of CANIDAE® Corporation. Stella & Chewy’s is a registered trademark of Stella & Chewy’s LLC. Nulo is a registered trademark of Nulo, Inc. Product information was sourced from brand websites: bluebuffalo.com, www.orijen.ca, canidae.com, stellaandchewys.com, and nulo.com.