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Our dog and cat food recipes are made with real, whole foods for superior nutrition and great taste. Compare Merrick to other brands and see the difference for yourself!

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Grain Free Real Texas Beef and Sweet Potato
Merrick® Grain Free
Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe
BLUE™ Life Protection Formula™
Chicken & Brown Rice
Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula
800 mg/kg
800 mg/kg
Deboned Beef, Lamb Meal, Salmon Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes
Deboned Meat, Poultry, Or Fish #1 Ingredient
Crude Protein (Min.) %
Omega 3 (Min.) %
Guaranteed Taurine (Min.) %
Glucosamine (Min.)
Chondroitin Sulfate (Min.)
First 5 Ingredients
Not Guaranteed
400 mg/kg
Not Guaranteed
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal
Comparison as of March 2021. BLUE Life Protection Formula™ is a registered trademark of ©️ Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd. Product information was sourced from brand website:
Real Whole Foods, like Sweet potatoes, apples, and potatoes at Merrick

Real, Whole Foods for Superior Nutrition

Making the right choice for your dog’s food is easy with Merrick. Our recipes start with real deboned meat, poultry, or fish as the #1 ingredient. We also use real, whole foods like carrots, apples, and blueberries for great taste and superior nutrition. Choose from a variety of wet and dry food options, including Grain Free or with Healthy Grains recipes. You can feed your dog with confidence knowing that our pet food and treats are made with high quality ingredients and cooked in the USA for all the nutrition dogs need and the taste they love!


Comparison as of March 2017. *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles. The formula for this product may contain ingredients that provide this nutrient, however the manufacturer does not guarantee a particular amount. *As of March 2017, Blue Buffalo owns one manufacturing facility while also using co-manufacturing partners for production of Blue Buffalo product lines as well. NutroTM and Natural Choice® are registered trademarks of The Nutro Company. Blue Buffalo® and BLUE FreedomTM are registered trademarks of The Blue Buffalo Company. Fromm® is a registered trademark of Fromm Family Foods. Nature's Variety®, Prairie® and Instinct® are registered trademarks of Nature's Variety Inc. Wellness® and Core® are registered trademarks of WellPet LLC. Solid Gold® is a registered trademark of Solid Gold Pet, LLC. Orijen® and Acana® are registered trademarks of Champion Pet Foods. NutriSource® and Pure Vita® are registered trademarks of KLN Family Brands. Comparison as of December 2018. Greenies is a trademark of Mars, incorporated or its Affliates. Whimzees is a trademark of Paragon.