This is a chicken large kibble dog food with grain, especially designed by our nutritionists for large breed dogs. Big dogs have slower metabolisms and thus don't need as many calories and as much fat from their food to help maintain a lean body mass. However, large breeds do need extra minerals to help support strong bone development and extra special ingredients such as glucosamine and chondroitin.
We've added biotin too, important for maintaining healthy skin, coat and nails. This is a fish free dog food without corn; it is also a legume free dog food without wheat, so no peas and no lentils plus there are no potatoes. It has been especially formulated as a large breed sensitive stomach dog food, although it is ideal for dogs without sensitivities too. See our testimonials.
A limited ingredient chicken only dog food means there are no other proteins hidden within this recipe. Chicken is a very rich source of protein and helps fight against bone loss, it's low in fat and also contributes to the growth and development of muscles. Being low in fat means it will help to maintain a healthy body weight which is exactly what large breed dogs need. Bigger dogs also require a good source of phosphorus and quality chicken provides this too. Its abundant in selenium which helps in metabolic performance as does the vitamin B6 it contains. The vitamin A in chicken is important for maintaining healthy eyesight. As you can see, chicken really is a great option for large breed dogs.
Many people look for a limited ingredient dog food with grain and so in this recipe weve included rice instead of potato. Rice as well as being low in fat which is ideal for large breeds, is an easily digestible carbohydrate. So if you are looking for a the best large breed dog food for sensitive skin, or for a sensitive stomach this could be your ideal recipe. Large breeds also need extra calcium and there's quite a bit of calcium in rice plus minerals such as niacin, iron and thiamine.
Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM
This dog food contains glucosamine and chondroitin. Many people buy these ingredients separately, because many large breed dog foods just don't contain them. They are considered important by many for maintaining healthy joints in large breeds. Also, our nutritionists have included natural MSM for dogs in this recipe - MSM helps to improve the efficiency of glucosamine and chondroitin. It is a powerful natural antioxidant and can be found in the hair, skin, nails and joints of your dog. It can help to alleviate the symptoms of a number of allergies too.
Biotin is important for dogs in maintaining healthy skin and nails, plus a glossy coat. Biotin for dogs is a water soluble vitamin also called vitamin H. Your large breed dog cannot make this vitamin on their own and yet it is one of the most important nutrients for your dogs body. It is essential in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Perfect for large breeds.
This ingredient is very rich in many B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7 and B9). It is also high in antioxidants which is why many people include it in their diet too. Its just as good for dogs as it is for humans! These vitamins are good are good for eyes, skin, coat, liver function and its known for reducing anxiety. It doesn't just stop there, it contains lots of minerals needed for a variety of cell and organ function such as selenium, iron, potassium, iron, zinc and magnesium. Many people include brewers yeast in their dogs food because it is also well known to repel fleas and ticks. The benefits for nutritional yeast for dogs is amazing. You cant go wrong!
Omega 3 and Omega 6
Weve added the two essential fatty acids omega 3 and omega 6. The omega 3 helps to support the development and function of the brain, nervous tissues and vision, plus it helps manage inflammation especially in the skin and joints. Omega 6 is needed for growth, reproduction, immunity, skin and coat health.
This recipe is a G.I. friendly dog food for digestive health and an excellent hypoallergenic dog food for skin allergies and helps maintain a glossy, healthy coat. There is nothing artificial added, all high quality ingredients, totally natural and incredibly healthy