Orijen is Biologically Appropriate and is designed to nourish your dog according to their evolutionary adaptation to a diet rich and diverse in fresh meat and protein. Orijen is trusted by pet lovers everywhere the food is guaranteed to keep your cherished dogs happy, healthy and fit.
Orijen Puppy Large Breed is a dry food for large breed puppies from the age of 6 weeks to 52 weeks (1 year).
Your puppy shares his eating anatomy with the gray wolf - which means he’s evolved for a food that is rich in fresh meat, protein and fat. Orijen pet foods are designed to mirror the natural diet, adding meat, organs and cartilage in ratios to deliver nutrients naturally. In nature there are no synthetic supplements, so dogs and wolves derive their complete nutritional needs naturally by eating whole animals which contain all of the nutrients they need to thrive. An unmatched diversity of fresh meats in WholePrey (meat, organs, cartilage) ratios supply virtually every nutrient naturally, only zinc is added.
Orijen Puppy Large Breed puppy food is rich in meat and protein, the puppy food has up to 90% meat, that’s 3 times more than conventional foods, and 38-44% protein from premium animal ingredients. The meat is prepared from animals deemed fit for human consumption. ⅔ rd of Orijen Puppy Large Breed dog food is made with fresh meat and ⅓ rd with dehydrated meats for a concentrated source of protein.
Orijen Puppy Large breed has limited carbohydrates (19%), Low carbohydrates and low glycemic means no fast sugars like potato, tapioca or pea starch.
Orijen Puppy Large Breed can be fed to your puppy from the age of 8 weeks to 18 months.
It is best to store your dog food in a cool and dry place. Once you’ve opened the bag, place the whole bag with the contents in a drum or bucket. The bag should not be placed directly on a concrete floor as there is moisture on the floor and it can migrate into the bag and cause mould. If you need to keep it in the garage, place it on a shelf or on something that’s off the floor.
Orijen Puppy Large Breed is available in a 13 kg bag.
Orijen diets reflect their believe in the importance of providing diets that are Biologically Appropriate, using ingredients that are fresh, local and never outsourced. Orijen mimics the eating habits of your large breed puppy with high fresh meat inclusions and low inclusion of carbohydrates.
Orijen has won many awards over the years:
2000 - 2009 - Best food for the decade
2012 - Readers Choice Award (Best Holistic Pet Food)
2014 - Leadership awards “food innovation”
2015 - Top Pack Cat Food Brand
2015 - Top 10 Best Dog Food Brand
2015 - Innovation Award
2015 - 2016 - Alberta Award of Distinction
2015 - 2016 - Excellence in Canine Pet Food
2014 - 2016 - Alberta Export Award for Consumer Products
As you can see Orijen is a Super-Premium holistic pet food. Orijen is recommended by most Veterinarians. Only the best will do for you pet.
Your large puppy is unique and his feeding requirements will vary with his environment, age and activity.
That’s why we suggest starting with the guides below, and then monitoring his weight and adjusting portions as needed. Feed twice daily and remember always to keep fresh, clean water available.
|Weight of puppy|
Expected adult weight
ORIJEN Puppy Large provides more calories from protein and fat and fewer from carbohydrates, providing a calorie distribution that mirrors the natural puppy diet, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes.
Metabolizable energy is 3760 kcal/kg (429 kcal per 8oz. cup) with 40% from protein, 22% from vegetables and fruits and 38% from fat.
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, natural chicken ﬂavor, lentil ﬁber, herring oil, ground chicken bone, chicken cartilage, chicken fat, 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.
|Crude protein (min)||38%|
|Crude fat (min.)||16%|
|Crude fibre (max.)||6%|
|Omega-6 fatty acids (min.)||3%|
|Omega-3 fatty acids (min.)||0.8%|
|Glucosamine (min.)||700 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin sulfate (min.)||600 mg/kg|
|Vitamin D3||1 kIU/kg|
|Vitamin E||170 IU/kg|
|Thiamine (B1)||20 mg/kg|
|Riboflavin (B2)||25 mg/kg|
|Ran.Acid (B5)||25 mg/kg|
|Niacin (B3)||110 mg/kg|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||20 mg/kg|
|Folic Acid||2.5 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B12||0.11 mg/kg|