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Whole Animal Diets


Whole Animal Carcass Diets

The canine and feline's natural diet is whole prey animals and occasionally fruits and grasses. A whole prey carcass is low in carbohydrate and fat and high in animal protein, bulk, and roughage - not plant fiber, but less digestible parts, such as bone, cartilage, scales, fur, feather, skin, tendon, and teeth.

Muscle meat makes up the greatest portion of a whole animal carcass. Carnivores have evolved to also eat all of a prey animal's organs and glands. These foods have variable content of protein, fats, vitamins and minerals, collectively they provide a remarkable range of nutrients. These nutritious foods serve numerous functions in your pet's body, including muscle growth, tissue repair, enzymes, blood, immune functions, hormones, and energy.

Dogs and cats do not have an essential requirement for carbohydrates found in vegetables, fruits or grains. They are able to maintain energy levels by making glucose in their body from protein and fats. Muscle meat, fat, and liver in a whole animal carcass provide your pet with a source of energy.

 

A diet consisting of meat alone is unnatural and nutritionally unbalanced.

Along with meat, dogs and cats require bones to maintain their health. Bones in a whole animal carcass act as a source of fiber, but more importantly, they supply calcium, which in cooperation with phosphorus in meat builds and maintains bones and teeth. Calcium plays many other roles in your pet's body including muscle contraction, nerve transmission, and proper blood clotting.

Whole carcasses supply other key dietary components. Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are a group of natural substances found in and around the cells of cartilage, joints, tendons and organs that contribute to normal joint function. Some of the more commonly known GAGs are chondroitin, glucosamine and hyaluronic acid. A whole animal carcass also contains various classes of fats that provide energy, form hormones, and, regulates temperature and normal nerve function. Fats also supply fat-soluble vitamins and various fatty acids crucial to your pet's skin, coat, and immune system.

When provided a whole animal diet, dogs and cats have the ability to produce their own antioxidants. Whole animal carcasses support this production with nutrients like vitamins A, C, E, and the minerals copper, zinc, and selenium. Another group of disease-preventing nutrients called zoochemicals are provided from iron, coenzyme Q10, and the fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA).

Chicken Diet Patties

Whole Animal Chicken Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole chicken carcass Details

Beef Diet Patties

Whole Animal Beef Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole beef carcass Details

Lamb Diet Patties

Whole Animal Lamb Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole lamb carcass Details

Rabbit Diet Patties

Whole Animal Rabbit Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole rabbit carcass Details

Duck Diet Patties

Whole Animal Duck Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole duck carcass Details

Turkey Diet Patties

Whole Animal Turkey Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole turkey carcass Details

Llama Diet Patties

Whole Animal Llama Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole llama carcass Details

Goat Diet Patties

Whole Animal Goat Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole goat carcass Details

Pork Diet Patties

Whole Animal Pork Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole pork carcass Details

Steelhead Trout Diet Patties

Whole Animal Steelhead Trout Diet Patties
32 lb Case (8 bags/case: 8 - 1/2 lb patties/bag for a total of 4 lbs/bag) 

Finely ground whole steelhead trout carcass Details

Bulk Variety Pack

25lb Case - 50% White Proteins, 50% Red

Steelhead Trout Diet 25 lb Bulk

Whole Animal Steelhead Trout Diet Patties