Merrick Purrfect Bistro Grain Free Real Salmon Recipe
Both flaxseed oil and fish oil provide omega-3 EFAs. However, the omega-3 EFA in flaxseed oil (ALA) is an inactive form and must be converted to EPA and DHA, the active forms of omega-3 EFA.
Grapes, raisins and currants can cause kidney failure in dogs. Currently, it is not known why these fruits are toxic. Individual dogs have different sensitivities to these fruits.
Some nutrients are lost due to heat and high pressure in pet food production. Vitamins and minerals are added to make the food complete and balanced.
"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this."
- Terry Pratchett
“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”
– Will Rogers
Some common house plants are poisonous to dogs and cats. If you see your pets chewing on the plants, it is better to remove the plants.
Digestive enzymes and probiotics can help maintain a healthy digestive tract and improve the absorption of nutrients.
"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats."
Ingredients in pet food should be high quality and highly digestible. Your pets cannot digest feathers, hide or hoofs (animal digest / by-products).
Small breeds tend to live longer than larger breeds. Tiny and toy breeds only become "seniors" when they are around age 10.
Pet food usually includes these essential nutrients: protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, water.
Preservatives such as Ethoxyquin and BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) are banned from human consumption. Avoid them in pet food as well.
Dogs and cats most often develop allergies to the protein in meat and dairy products. Hydrolysis is a method to break down protein molecules to prevent food allergies.
Dogs scoot because of overly full anal glands. Adding fiber to your dog's diet can minimize the necessity of manual anal gland expression.
“The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.”
─ Mark Twain
The majority of essential oils are toxic to cats. All cats lack glucuronyl transferase, a liver enzyme, that helps to break down most essential oils.
How much you should feed your pet depends on its age and activity level. Daily feeding amount in food label only serves as a reference.
Freeze drying is a process that involves freezing the product, lowering pressure, then removing the ice by sublimation. In contrast, conventional drying uses heat to remove water.
"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat."
- Ellen Perry Berkeley
“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”
– Roger Caras
Brushing your dog's teeth at least 3 times a week is essential for good dental health. Train your dog to accept teeth brushing early on.
Chocolate is toxic to dogs because it contains a chemical called theobromine. The first signs of theobromine poisoning are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and increased urination.
“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”
– Josh Billings
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”
– Anatole France
Paraben and its derivatives are commonly found in pet shampoo to prolong shelf life, but they may cause allergic contact dermatitis in pets and human.
The first three ingredients are the most important in pet food. You can tell if the food is grain based or meat based.
Some low-quality cat litters contain crystalline silica dust. Crystalline silica can may accumulate in your cat’s lungs, resulting in silicosis.
“Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.”
– George Eliot
Complete and balanced pet food are those with added vitamins and minerals. Those without are labeled as food for supplementary feeding only.
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Merrick cat food recipes are delicious, nutritious meal. We use REAL DEBONED MEAT as our #1 ingredient in every bowl. Every Merrick Purrfect Bistro recipe is rich in animal protein and 100% grain-free. Protein and fat from animal sources are highly digestible and rich in essential fatty acids. Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids replenish fur and skin to keep them soft all day long.
Cats thrive on a grain free diet high in quality protein with moderate fat levels and low levels of carbohydrates. That's why Purrfect Bistro Grain Free Real Salmon Recipe Cat Food provides balanced nutrition using real whole foods sourced from local farmers. This natural, 100% grain free formula cat food is ideal for adult cats 1 - 7 years old with a focus on nutrient rich ingredients to support overall health.
Deboned salmon is the first ingredient and, along with chicken and turkey meals, helps comprise the 74% protein level of fish and meat sourced ingredients that are highly digestible and rich in essential fatty acids. Fresh produce like sweet potatoes and peas provide easily digestible carbohydrates that offer the benefit of sustained energy without upsetting grain-sensitive digestive systems. This high quality grain free diet is fortified with vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and antioxidants.
Not all brands make their own food. We put cooking and quality under one roof. Our five-star kitchen and manufacturing facilities uphold the strict guidelines well defined by the FDA. Our Merrick recipes are made using farm fresh ingredients locally sourced to ensure the highest quality. As a result, our recipes are 100% free of ingredients from China.