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BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE FOOD FOR ALL LIFE STAGES

NEW ENGLAND MACKEREL, HERRING, FLOUNDER, REDFISH, MONKFISH AND SILVER HAKE

AN UNMATCHED DIVERSITY OF FRESH, SUSTAINABLE AND WILD-CAUGHT FISH FROM NEW ENGLAND’S COLD ATLANTIC WATERS.

Biologically AppropriateBrimming with 38% richly nourishing protein and limited to 20% low-glycemic carbohydrates to nourish all dogs according to their evolutionary and biological needs.
Render freeA full 2/3 of our fish is FRESH (refrigerated, without preservatives) or RAW (flash-frozen, without preservatives), including the top 6 fish ingredients.
Top 10 are fresh or rawNutrient-dense WholePrey™ ratios of fresh whole fish (including meat, organs, and cartilage) provide virtually every nutrient your dog needs to thrive – only zinc and copper are added.
WholePreyOur dried fish are specially prepared at 200ºF from fresh, whole, wild-caught fish to create a concentrated source of richly nourishing protein that cannot be supplied by fresh fish alone.
Freeze-dry infusionsInfusions of freeze-dried cod liver enhance flavor and palatability naturally, making ORIJEN deliciously tasty, even for fussy eaters.

IS YOUR FOOD BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE?

Dogs evolved as hunters – the structure of their teeth, jaws and digestive system scientifically classifies them as carnivores, evolved to eat a meat-based diet. They require high concentrations of meat or fish, high inclusions of fresh meat, and a rich diversity of meat.

Biologically Appropriate foods mirror the natural diet and are able to answer 3 meat questions:

  • HOW MUCH?
    85% FISH INCLUSIONS

    • ORIJEN leads its class in nourishing fish inclusions.
    • All from fish deemed fit for human consumption, prior to inclusion in our foods.
  • HOW FRESH?
    2/3 FRESH OR RAW | 1/3 DEHYDRATED OR DRIED

    • 2/3 of fish is FRESH or RAW and loaded with goodness.
    • 1/3 is dried fish prepared at 200°F from fresh whole fish to create a concentrated source of nourishing fish protein.
  • HOW MANY?
    6 DIFFERENT FISH IN WHOLEPREY RATIOS

    A variety of fresh whole, wild-caught New England fish supply nutrients naturally, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic supplements.

    • Wild mackerel
    • Wild herring
    • Wild flounder
    • Wild redfish
    • Wild monkfish
    • Wild silver hake

ONLY 2 SUPPLEMENTS – ZINC & COPPER

In nature there are no synthetic supplements, so dogs and wolves derive their complete nutritional needs naturally, by consuming whole prey animals.

Made with fresh whole fish, ORIJEN SIX FISH provides a richly nourishing and concentrated source of virtually every nutrient your dog needs to thrive, naturally, without long lists of synthetic supplements, so only zinc and copper are added.

INGREDIENTS WE LOVE FROM PEOPLE WE TRUST

Whole atlantic mackerel, whole atlantic herring, whole atlantic flounder, whole acadian redfish, atlantic monkfish, whole silver hake, mackerel meal, herring meal, blue whiting meal, herring oil, whole green peas, whole navy beans, whole red lentils, alaskan cod meal, pollock meal, sunflower oil, whole yellow peas, whole pinto beans, whole chickpeas, whole green lentils, lentil fiber, natural fish flavor, safflower oil, freeze-dried cod liver, whole pumpkin, whole butternut squash, kale, spinach, mustard greens, collard greens, turnip greens, whole carrots, whole apples, whole pears, dried kelp, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, zinc proteinate, mixed tocopherols (preservative), copper proteinate, 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.

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NOURISH AS NATURE INTENDED

Your dog shares his eating anatomy with the gray wolf – which means he’s evolved for a diet rich and varied in fresh meat, protein and fat – not highly processed carbohydrates and starches.

  • Guaranteed Analysis
    DESIGNED TO MIRROR MOTHER NATURE

    Crude protein (min.) 38 %
    Crude fat (min.) 18 %
    Crude fiber (max.) 4 %
    Moisture (max.) 12 %
    Calcium (min.) 1.4 %
    Phosphorus (min.) 1.2 %
    Omega-6 fatty acids (min.) 2.3 %
    Omega-3 fatty acids (min.) 2 %
    DHA (min.) 1 %
    EPA (min.) 0.6 %
    Glucosamine (min.) 800 mg/kg
    Chondroitin sulfate (min.) 600 mg/kg

    FISH AND PROTEIN RICH
    Loaded with 85% wild-caught fish ingredients, ORIJEN Six Fish features a richly nourishing and Biologically Appropriate protein level of 38% to replicate your dog’s natural diet.

    RICH IN ESSENTIAL FISH OILS
    For amazing skin and coat conditioning, ORIJEN’s unique WholePrey ratios of fresh fish are naturally rich in essential fatty acids, including Omega-3, DHA and EPA that are not available from plant sources, such as flax, coconut or sunflower.

    LOW GLYCEMIC
    Your dog’s natural diet contains few carbohydrates. That’s why ORIJEN is free of high-glycemic ingredients like potato, tapioca and starches, and contains half the carbohydrates of conventional dog foods.

    GLUCOSAMINE & CHONDROITIN
    ORIJEN’s high WholePrey ratios of fresh fish provide a rich and natural source of glucosamine and chondroitin, derived naturally from our fresh ingredients, so no synthetic sources are added to ORIJEN foods.

  • Vitamins & Minerals
    COMPLETE, BALANCED, NATURAL

    ORIJEN foods mirror the natural diet, incorporating meat, organs, and cartilage in ratios that deliver nutrients naturally and limit supplementation to zinc and copper.

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  • Amino Acids
    100% NATURAL SOURCE

    In nature, dogs and wolves meet their nutritional needs naturally by consuming whole prey animals and whole fish. Similarly, ORIJEN Six Fish provides essential amino acids from natural and highly bio-available sources.

    (Typical analysis coming soon)

  • Botanical Inclusions
    MIRROR THE INSTINCT TO FORAGE FOR GRASSES AND WEEDS

    Botanicals mimic the natural diet, acting as tonics and builders to strengthen organs, aid digestion and eliminate toxins by stimulating physiological processes, like cleansing the liver.

    Chicory Root 200 mg/kg
    Tumeric 200 mg/kg
    Sarsaparilla Root 150 mg/kg
    Althea (Marshmallow) Root 150 mg/kg
    Rosehips 150 mg/kg
    Juniper Berries 150 mg/kg

YOUR DOG IS UNIQUE

Your dog 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.

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ORIJEN Six Fish provides more calories from protein and fat and fewer from carbohydrates, providing a calorie distribution that mirrors the natural diet, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes.

Calorie content (calculated): ME 3940 kcal/kg, 449 kcal per 8oz. cup. Calories distributed to support peak conditioning with 39% from protein, 19% from vegetables and fruits, and 42% from fat.

OUR BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE PHILOSOPHY

The gray wolf is the ancestor and closest relative of all domestic dogs.

While years of breeding have produced hundreds of ‘different looking wolves’, the internal workings of wolves and dogs remain unchanged so it’s no surprise that their food requirements remain the same too.

Our 5 Biologically Appropriate™ principles are simple and mirror the freshness and variety of meats that dogs are evolved to eat.

  • RICH IN FISH (85%) AND PROTEIN (38%)

    All dogs are adapted for a diet rich in meat and protein. Their sharp teeth and body mechanics are designed to metabolize protein and fat from fish and meat. ORIJEN is created to nourish your dog according to his biological needs.

    • 85% fish (2/3 fresh or raw and 1/3 gently dehydrated)
    • 38% richly nourishing fish protein
    • 100% of fish ingredients from fish deemed fit for human consumption, prior to inclusion in our foods
    • Our dried fish is prepared at 200°F from fresh whole fish deemed fit for human consumption to create a concentrated source of protein (not the industry standard of bones and trimmings)
    • NO plant proteins extracts or concentrates (potato or pea protein)
    • NO high-glycemic carbohydrates (tapioca, potato, rice)
    • NO glutens or grains
  • UNMATCHED FRESH FISH INCLUSIONS (2/3)

    Fresh meats and fish are the foundation of award-winning ORIJEN foods.

    • 2/3 of the fish are fresh or raw, supplying your dog with essential nutrients in their most natural and nourishing form.
    • 1/3 of fish are dried and prepared at low temperature from fresh fish to create a concentrated source of nourishing protein that cannot be supplied by fresh fish alone.
  • AN ABUNDANT VARIETY OF FISH (6)

    In nature, dogs benefit from an assortment of meats and fish. This variety is often lost in conventional dog foods which typically feature a single animal ingredient such as chicken or lamb that is highly processed and seldom fresh.

    That’s why award-winning ORIJEN Six Fish features a rich diversity of fresh fish in Biologically Appropriate™ WholePrey™ ratios to nourish for peak health:

    • Fresh whole wild mackerel from New England’s Atlantic waters
    • Fresh whole wild herring from New England’s Atlantic waters
    • Fresh whole wild flounder from New England’s Atlantic waters
    • Fresh whole wild redfish from New England’s Atlantic waters
    • Fresh whole wild monkfish from New England’s Atlantic waters
    • Fresh whole wild silver hake from New England’s Atlantic waters
  • WHOLEPREY™ RATIOS

    Mother Nature matched the nutrients in whole animals to perfectly meet your dog’s needs. ORIJEN WholePrey ratios of fish, organs, and cartilage mirror nature, and eliminate the need for long lists of synthetic ingredients, so only zinc and copper are added.

    The WholePrey diet is a nutritional treasure:

    • Fish – essential for protein and fat as well as Vitamins A, B, D and K, copper, chromium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium and zinc.
    • Organs – densely packed with virtually every nutrient your dog’s needs to thrive including vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and amino acids.
    • Edible Bone – a rich source of minerals including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium in natural form your dog’s body can easily absorb.
  • CARBOHYDRATE-LIMITED (20%)

    While dogs have no nutritional requirement for carbohydrates, conventional dog foods still contain large amounts of high-glycemic carbohydrates such as potato and tapioca, which are often cited as a leading cause of obesity and diabetes.

    Biologically Appropriate ORIJEN Six Fish is a protein-rich and carbohydrate limited food featuring lentils, chickpeas, squash, greens and fruits which release sugar slowly, dramatically reducing the potential for fat storage.

85% Fish Inclusions

ORIJEN leads its class in richly nourishing fish inclusions. All from fish deemed fit for human consumption.

2/3 Fresh or Raw
1/3 Dehydrated or Dried

2/3 of fish are fresh or raw and loaded with goodness.

1/3 is dried at low temperature for a concentrated source of nourishing fish protein.

6 Different Fish In WholePrey™ Ratios

A variety of fish in WholePrey™ ratios supply nutrients naturally, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic supplements.

Top 6 Ingredients Are Fresh or Raw

ORIJEN’s top 6 ingredients are all from fresh or raw fish.

Premium Dried Fish Ingredients

Our dried fish is prepared at 200ºF from fresh whole fish to create a concentrated source of nourishing protein.

Rich In Fish Protein

ORIJEN is free of glutens and plant protein extracts or concentrates.

Carbohydrate-Limited

Carbohydrates are limited to 20% with no fast sugars such as potato, tapioca or pea starch.

Only 2 Added Supplements

ORIJEN’s rich fish, fresh fish and WholePrey™ inclusions supply nutrients naturally, limiting supplementation to zinc and copper.

Freeze-Dried Infusions

Fresh cod liver, freeze-dried in our own kitchens, is infused into our foods for unmatched palatability.

Never Outsourced

We don’t make foods for other companies and we don’t allow ORIJEN foods to be made by anyone else.

BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE™
FRESH REGIONAL INGREDIENTS
NEVER OUTSOURCED