Beef is a high-quality protein source and a natural source of Methonine, an important ingredient for dog eye and heart health. It is also a great source of iron, selenium, zinc and vitmains B12, B6 and B3.
Beef liver is even more nutrient dense than regular meat. It is a source of quality protein and fat, both essential nutreints for dogs. It is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, particularly Vitamin A and Folate which are important for eye health and healthy cell growth and function.
Beef lung is even more nutrient dense than regular meat. It is a source of quality protein and fat, both essential nutreints for dogs. It also provides an excellent source of vitamins and minerals such as Iron, Calcium, and Potassium.
Chicken is highly digestible and is an excellent source of methonine, glucosamine & chondrotin sulfate, as well as amino acids and high-quality protein which help to maintain muscle mass and strength. It is also very palatable to dogs. It delivers wholesome calcium and phosphorus in the proper ratios, as well as the other essential macro and trace minerals.
Chicken liver is packed with nutrients. It is high in protein and beneficial fats as well numerous vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A which plays an important role in supporting eye health.
Flaxseed Meal is derived from the flax plant, whose small, nutty-flavored seeds offer a lot of health benefits for dogs. They are packed with heart-healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and have a lot of fiber and protein per serving. Flaxseeds also have anti-inflammatory properties which can help ease symptoms of arthritis, lower blood pressure, improve kidney function, and maintain healthy skin and coat in dogs.
New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussels are natural sources of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, which are excellent for your dogs’ long-term joint health. They are packed with heart healthy omega 3 fatty acids and other ocean-rich vitamins and minerals.
Lamb is often recommended to pet owners by veterinarians, and is one of the best and most nutritious meat sources for dogs. Lamb is an optimal source of protein, infused with the essential amino acids dogs need to stay healthy and active. It also helps most dogs stabilize blood sugar levels and their body’s metabolic rate, and is helpful for an optimal sense of smell. It is a source of methonine, glucosmine and chondroitin sulfate, as well as an exceptionally good source of zinc, a boon to your pet’s immune system.
Lamb Bone is a source of glucosamine, calcium and phosphorus. It is also often rich in omega 3 fatty acids.
Lamb kidney is even more nutrient dense than regular meat. It is a source of quality protein and fat, both essential nutreints for dogs. It is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals including Zinc, Iron, and Magnesium.
Lamb lung is even more nutrient dense than regular meat. It is a source of quality protein and fat, both essential nutreints for dogs. It also provides an excellent source of vitamins and minerals including many B vitamins: Folic Acid, B1, B2, B6, and B12.
Biotin promotes healthy skin and fur and is necessary for growth, digestion, and muscle function.
Sometimes referred to as vitamin B4, choline influences the metabolism of carotene and vitamin A in animals. It is an essential component in ensuring proper nervous system function.
Folic acid is a B Vitamin needed for the processing of sugar and amino acids.
Niacin is an essential vitamin and part of the vitamin B-complex. It supports the metabolism and nervous system.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) plays an essential role in maintaining red blood cells and producing antibodies and nerve tissue.
Riboflavin is a water-soluble vitamin essential for the normal release of energy from carbohydrates, proteins, and fat. It is also essential in the formation of antibodies and red blood cells.
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) promotes growth, stimulates brain function, safeguards the muscles that protect the heart, maintains red blood count, promotes healthy skin, and improves circulation.
Vitamin A aids vision, growth, immune function, fetal development, cellular differentiation, and trans-membrane protein transfer. Vitamin A is essential for the repair of body tissues and also benefits bone formation.
Vitamin B12 is great for keeping your dog energized, and her nervous and digestive systems healthy.
Vitamin D3 promotes the formation of bones and teeth. It also plays a role in the maintenance of healthy nerve and muscle systems.
Vitamin E is an essential part of your dogs diet. It is good for their muscles, their immune system, their circulatory system and more. It can also help your pup maintain a healthy and shiny coat.
Calcium carbonate provides calcium for bones and teeth. Calcium plays a role in nerve impulse transmission, muscle contraction, blood coagulation, the activation of enzyme systems, and cardiac function.
Calcium Iodate is a good source of both Calcium and Iodine. Calcium is needed for strong bones and teeth and Iodine helps regulate growth and metabolic rate through proper thyroid production.
Calcium Pantothenate is a source of Pantothenic Acid, or Vitamin B5, which is involved in a number of biological reactions that enable the body to create usable energy from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
A source of copper, which is an essential trace mineral for animals. It plays a role in the metabolism of Iron and the production of healthy connective tissue.
A source of iron, which dogs need to make hemoglobin, keeping their blood oxygenated so their cells can produce energy.
A source of Manganese, an essential trace mineral for animals which contributes to the formation of cartilage and bones.
Salt provides sodium and chloride, which are essential nutrients.
Zinc promotes the mineralization of bone, digestion of protein, and the conversion of calorie-containing nutrients into energy. Zinc further aids in enzyme reaction, cell replication, protein and carbohydrate metabolism, skin health, and wound healing.
Citric Acid is a natural preservative which also aids in the release of stored energy from cells.
An easily accessible source of potassium and phosphorus. It helps reduce the acidity in food and is beneficial for muscular and skeletal health.
Lecithin is a a source of choline, a nutrient essential to every cell in the body as it is a main component of cell membranes in both people and pets.
Mixed tocopherols are a combination of different sources of Vitamin E which act as an all natural preservative for our foods.
Rosemary is used as a natural preservative which is also rich in antioxidants.
A source of selenium, which, when used in small quantities, like in RawTernative, is important for the health and function of the thyroid and immune system.
Taurine is essential for eye, heart, and reproductive health. Insufficient levels can lead to blindness and cardiac problems.
Vegetable glycerin keeps RawTernative moist and chunky, so it is ready to eat with a texture like real meat. It is a unique ingredient that is not metabolized as sugar and so will not cause blood sugar to rise. Our vegetable glycerin is always human food grade, which is 100% safe for both pets and people to eat.