With a variety of meat, protein and fat and not highly processed carbohydrates and starches ORIJEN Original dog food is a high protein dog food that is tailored after the dog's natural diet. It is made with 85% premium meat and comprises of 6 different proteins which includes free-run chicken and turkey, whole eggs, flounder, mackerel and herring.
Unlike other dog foods ORIJEN Original is nutrient dense as it contains whole prey ratios of meats, organs and cartilage. Muscle meats provide protein which is the building block of bones, muscles, skin and blood, liver and kidney supplies vitamins and minerals to the bones and cartilage delivers calcium and phosphorus. This all makes for healthy nutrition to keep your dog happy and strong for many years.
ORIJEN Original is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.
Optimal Nutritional Balance for Peak Health - ORIJEN Original is loaded with 85% premium meat ingredients from ranch-raised meat or wild caught fish from local regions. This wide variety of prey animals helps provide the essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals that are needed for your dog's peak health. Because your dog cannot obtain all of his/her essential nutitients from one protein source, the diversity of meats in ORIJEN Original dog food provides the optimal nutritional balance that your dog needs to stay healthy and strong.
Builds Lean Muscle Mass - Instead of pea or potato protein concentrates, ORIJEN Original derives its rich protein content from animal ingredients. This rich animal meat content helps your dog maintain lean muscle mass. Lean muscle mass is not only good for building strength and burning calories more efficiently, but it also is beneficial for your dog's long-term health.
Helps Maintain A Healthy Weight - Because ORIJEN ORIGINAL limits carbohydrates and replaces fast carbohydrates (rice, potato and tapioca),which are recognized as leading causes of obesity and diabetes, with low-glycemic, locally grown vegetables and fruits, this helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels and reduces the potential for fat storage. This all helps your dog maintain a healthy body weight and a healthy weight translates to a longer life for your dog and it helps prevent certain medical conditions.
No Undesirable Ingredients That Would Harm Your Dog - ORIJEN Original uses actual food ingredients to provide all required nutrients; that is, since ORIJEN Original features the meat in whole prey ratios, essential nutrients, vitamins & minerals are provided through this rich diversity of meats, liver, kidney and cartilage. Thus, this eliminates the need for a long list of synthetic additives or undesirable ingredients. The only supplement that has been added to ORIJEN Original is zinc.
- No rendered poultry meals
- No plant proteins extracts or concentrates (potato or pea protein)
- No high-glycemic carbohydrates (tapioca, potato, rice)
- No glutens or grains
Product Category Dog Food Product Type Dry Food Lifestage All Life Stages, Puppy, Adult, Senior Breed Size All Breed Sizes, Small Breed, Medium Breed, Large Breed Special Formulas/Features Gluten Free, Grain Free, High Protein, Low Glycemic
First 5 Ingredients - These are the main ingredients that make up the bulk of the dog food.
- Deboned Chicken
- Deboned Turkey
- Yellowtail Flounder
- Whole Eggs
- Whole Atlantic Mackerel
Deboned chicken, deboned turkey, yellowtail ﬂounder, whole eggs, whole atlantic mackerel, chicken liver, turkey liver, chicken heart, turkey heart, whole atlantic herring, dehydrated chicken, dehydrated turkey, dehydrated mackerel, dehydrated chicken liver, dehydrated turkey liver, whole green peas, whole navy beans, red lentils, chicken necks, chicken kidney, pinto beans, chickpeas, green lentils, alfalfa, chicken fat, natural chicken ﬂavor, herring oil, ground chicken bone, chicken cartilage, turkey cartilage, dried kelp, freeze-dried chicken liver, freeze-dried turkey liver, whole pumpkin, whole butternut squash, kale, spinach, mustard greens, collard greens, turnip greens, whole carrots, apples, pears, pumpkin seeds, sunﬂower seeds, zinc proteinate, mixed tocopherols (preservative), chicory root, turmeric, sarsaparilla root, althea root, rosehips, juniper berries, dried lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried biﬁdobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried lactobacillus casei fermentation product