Acana Singles Pork & Butternut Squash Grain Free Dog Food
LIMITED INGREDIENT AND BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE™ DOG FOOD
Featuring Alberta pork as the sole animal ingredient, ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is a Limited Ingredient and Biologically Appropriate food that’s perfectly suited to diet-sensitive dogs of all breeds and life stages.
Raised locally and delivered fresh, our Alberta pork is featured in nourishing WholePrey™ ratios including meat, liver, kidney and cartilage — all of which supply nutrients in natural form, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic ingredients in our foods. Infusions of freeze-dried pork liver naturally enhance palatability for selective eaters.
Red Delicious apples, whole pumpkin and regional botanicals — including chicory root — are delivered fresh from Fraser Valley soils, providing a rich source of soluble fiber to support healthy digestion and firm, consistent stool.
Prepared with fresh and local ingredients in our award-winning kitchens here in Alberta, Canada, ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash keeps your cherished dog happy, healthy and strong.
Read our ingredients and we think you’ll agree!
LOADED WITH 50% PORK
All dogs evolved as carnivores and Biologically Appropriate foods mimic the foods Mother Nature intended them to eat!
That’s why ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is loaded with 50% pork, to nourish your dog according to his biological adaptation to a meat and protein rich diet.
Raised locally on Alberta farms, our pork arrives in WholePrey ratios including richly nourishing fresh meats, organs and cartilage — all of which deliver essential nutrients naturally, virtually eliminating the need for synthetic ingredients in our foods.
Infusions of freeze-dried pork liver increase palatability dramatically and naturally — perfect for fussy dogs and dog lovers alike.
*All pork ingredients are produced exclusively from pork passed fit for human consumption.
50% LOCAL FRUITS & VEGETABLES
ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is bursting with a full 50% of healthful fruits and vegetables, including Butternut squash – all delivered fresh (never frozen, no preservatives) from our rich prairie soils and the sun-drenched Okanagan valleys.
Conventional Limited Ingredient foods often feature canola and sunflower oils, which do not contain a viable source of DHA and EPA essential fatty acids.
ACANA is different.
To support immunity and a luxuriant skin and hair coat, we infused each ACANA Single with DHA/EPA.
Respecting its single-source heritage, ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash features marine algae as a rich, bioavailable and fish-free source of DHA and EPA fatty acids that’s perfectly metabolized by dogs.
LOCALLY GROWN BOTANICALS
Organic sea vegetables and digestive botanicals — grown specifically for ACANA in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley — including chicory root which nourishes and tones your dog’s digestive tract.
To perfectly and naturally meet the dietary needs of dogs, ACANA SINGLES feature richly nourishing meats, organs and cartilage (from Single Animal Source) which provide nutrients naturally, eliminating all synthetic ingredients except zinc.
MEAT: abundant source of essential amino acids, so synthetics aren’t needed.
ORGANS: rich in all essential vitamins, so synthetic vitamins are not needed.
BONE & CARTILAGE: A rich natural source of minerals. ONLY ZINC IS ADDED.
ACANA Singles feature freeze-dried liver infusions (prepared in our own freeze-dry kitchens of course) which dramatically and naturally increases palatability, making ACANA Singles the perfect choice for fussy eaters.
DELIVERED FRESH EACH DAY
The ultimate food mimics the one Mother Nature intended your dog to eat.
Unmatched by any other single-source dog food ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is loaded with a full 50% of pork, including an unmatched diversity of meat, liver, kidney and cartilage —all of which reflect your dog’s natural diet and dramatically reduce the need for synthetic ingredients in ACANA foods.
Deboned pork*, pork meal, green lentils, red lentils, pork liver*, butternut squash*, pork fat, green peas, yellow peas, canola oil, algae, garbanzo beans, pumpkin*, carrots*, pork kidney*, freeze-dried pork liver, kelp, chicory root, ginger root, peppermint leaf, lemon balm, mixed tocopherols (preservative), dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product.
SUPPLEMENTS: ONLY 1.
The ultimate food mimics the one Mother Nature intended your dog to eat.
ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is loaded with a full 50% of pork, including meat, liver and cartilage —all of which deliver nutrients naturally, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic ingredients in ACANA foods.
That’s why Zinc Proteinate is the only supplement in ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash.
ACANA mirrors the meat and protein concentrated diets that all dogs are evolved to eat, while reducing high-glycemic carbohydrates that cause blood sugar levels to rise and fluctuate.
Compared to conventional foods, ACANA delivers more calories from protein and fat and fewer calories from carbohydrates, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes and promoting peak conditioning.
ME (calculated metabolizable energy) is 3288 kcal/kg (395 kcal per 120 g cup) distributed to support peak conditioning with 29% from protein, 32% from fruits and vegetables, and 39% from fat.
YOUR DOG IS SPECIAL
Just like you, your dog is a unique individual and his feeding requirements will vary with his breed, environment, age and activity.
That’s why we suggest using this chart as a starting point, and monitoring your dog’s weight and adjusting his rations as needed. We also recommend feeding him twice daily and always keeping fresh, clean water available.
When switching diets, it’s important to transition your dog as it takes time for his digestive system to adapt to the richer nutrient levels in ACANA. Over a 5-7 day period, gradually mix in ACANA, increasing the amount each day so that by day 7 you are feeding 100% ACANA.
He’ll love the change – we guarantee it!
|WEIGHT OF DOG||ACTIVE||LESS ACTIVE|
|2 kg||4 lb||60 g||½ c||40 g||⅓ c|
|5 kg||11 lb||120 g||1 c||60 g||½ c|
|10 kg||22 lb||180 g||1½ c||120 g||1 c|
|20 kg||44 lb||300 g||2½ c||200 g||1⅔ c|
|30 kg||66 lb||420 g||3½c||270 g||2¼ c|
|40 kg||88 lb||510 g||4¼ c||330 g||2¾ c|
|50 kg||110 lb||600 g||5 c||400 g||3¼ c|
|60 kg||132 lb||690 g||5¾ c||450 g||3¾ c
† Use a standard 8 oz. measuring cup. Serve dry or lightly moistened. See your veterinarian regularly. To help maintain freshness, we recommend sealing the bag tightly and storing it in a cool, dry location.
ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.
FOOD FOR CARNIVORES
They might look different, but your dog shares his anatomy with the grey wolf – which means he’s evolved as a carnivore and adapted for a diet rich in meat, protein, and fat.
Based on this biological fact, and to produce a nutritional analysis that mirrors the diet Mother Nature would provide for your dog, ACANA Pork & Butternut Squash is loaded with nourishing meat proteins and fats, while limiting unwanted carbohydrates and eliminating high-glycemic grains.
|Crude protein (min.)||27%|
|Crude fat (min.)||15%|
|Crude fiber (max.)||6.5%|
|Calcium (min.)||1.9 %|
|Calcium: Phosphorus Ratio||1.6:1|
|Omega 3 (min.)||1%|
|Omega 6:Omega 3 ratio||4:1|
|Glucosamine (min.)||600 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin sulfate (min.)||800 mg/kg|
|Vitamin A||17 KIU/kg|
|Vitamin D3||800 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E||150 IU/kg|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)||12 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)||14 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||90 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B5 (Pan. Acid)||19 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)||12 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B12||0.19 mg/kg|
|Folic Acid||1.7 mg/kg|
|Chicory Root||600 mg/kg|
|Ginger Root||300 mg/kg|
|Peppermint Leaf||300 mg/kg|
|Lemon Balm||300 mg/kg|
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