BIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE™ FREEZE-DRIED FOODS
RANCH-RAISED VENISON, BISON AND ELK, FREE-RUN DUCK AND QUAIL, AND STEELHEAD TROUT
DOGS ARE ADAPTED TO THRIVE ON A VARIED DIET OF WHOLE GAME, FISH AND FOWL, WITH SMALLER AMOUNTS OF FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND GRASSES.
Nutrient-dense WholePrey™ ratios of fresh meat, organs and cartilage provide a natural source of virtually every nutrient your dog needs.
Packed with 10 unique animals from Canada's Far North that are delivered FRESH (refrigerated, without preservatives) or RAW (flash-frozen, without preservatives), then gently freeze-dried.
Low-glycemic fresh fruits and vegetables maintain good digestive health and limit carbohydrates, while botanicals act as tonics and builders to cleanse your dog’s body.
Quick and easy, ORIJEN Freeze-Dried Food takes only 5 minutes to prepare by simply adding a 1/4 cup warm water to each medallion and waiting 3-5 minutes for them to rehydrate.
There are 20 nutritious and delicious servings for an 11lb dog in each 16oz bag, or you can break up a medallion and sprinkle it over ORIJEN dry food to tempt fussy eaters.
Gently freeze-dried in our own kitchens without cooking or preservatives, to lock in natural, life-giving goodness and provide all the flavor and nutritional benefits of raw foods.
FREEZE-DRYING — THE GOLD STANDARD OF FOOD PRESERVATION
Our ultimate Biologically Appropriate™ freeze-dried food reflects the evolutionary diet — locking in all the flavor and nutritional benefits of raw foods, just as Mother Nature intended. Prepared without cooking, ORIJEN Freeze-Dried foods retain the natural goodness of our authentically fresh ingredients.
Our award-winning kitchens are equipped with nitrogen tunnels which flash-freeze our fresh regional ingredients at extremely low temperatures (-60°F), to retain their life-giving nutrients. Then during a slow 18-hour freeze-drying process, the frozen water is converted directly into vapor, without creating any liquid. This means only water is gently removed from our fresh ingredients, leaving behind richly nourishing goodness in concentrated form, for a taste experience your dog will truly love.
INGREDIENTS WE LOVE FROM PEOPLE WE TRUST
Venison (ground with bone), duck (ground with bone), whole steelhead trout, bison (ground with bone), elk (ground with bone), quail (ground with bone), duck liver, duck heart, spinach greens, pea fiber, bison tripe, elk liver, elk heart, elk kidney, whole ground sunflower seeds, whole pumpkin, butternut squash, whole carrots, whole cranberries, whole blueberries, whole blackberries, apples, pears, plums, apricots, brown kelp, mixed tocopherols (preservative), chicory root, dandelion root, summer savory, peppermint leaf, ginger root, iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, manganese proteinate.Meet Our Suppliers
NOURISH AS NATURE INTENDED
Your dog shares his eating anatomy with the wolf, which means he’s evolved as a carnivore, adapted for a diet rich and varied in meat (not carbohydrates and grains).
Guaranteed Analysis Crude protein (min.) 37 % Crude fat (min.) 34 % Crude fibre (max.) 5 % Moisture (max.) 4 % Calcium (min.) 1.7 % Phosphorus (min.) 1.4 % Omega-6 fatty acids (min.) 3.0 % Omega-3 fatty acids (min.) 1.0 % DHA (min.) 0.2 % EPA (min.) 0.2 % Glucosamine (min.) 300 mg/kg Chondroitin sulfate (min.) 300 mg/kg Reconstituted Analysis (Approximate) Crude protein (min.) 13 % Crude fat (min.) 12 % Crude fibre (max.) 2 % Moisture (max.) 65 % Calcium (min.) 0.6 % Phosphorus (min.) 0.5 % Omega-6 fatty acids (min.) 1.1 % Omega-3 fatty acids (min.) 0.4 % DHA (min.) 0.07 % EPA (min.) 0.07 % Glucosamine (min.) 100 mg/kg Chondroitin sulfate (min.) 100 mg/kg
Vitamin A 55 kIU/kg Vitamin D3 4.8 kIU/kg Vitamin E 580 IU/kg Thiamine (B1) 4.4 mg/kg Riboflavin (B2) 10.8 mg/kg Pan. Acid (B5) 28 mg/kg Niacin 125 mg/kg Pyridoxine (B6) 7.9 mg/kg Folic Acid 1.9 mg/kg Vitamin B12 0.12 mg/kg Choline 2400 mg/kg
Sodium 0.5 % Chloride 1.5 % Potassium 1.4 % Magnesium 0.13 % Manganese 25 mg/kg Selenium 0.59 mg/kg Iron 278 mg/kg Zinc 315 mg/kg Copper 36 mg/kg Iodine 3.6 mg/kg
Lysine 2.5 % Tryptophan 0.40 % Threonine 1.6 % Tyrosine 1.0 % Methionine 0.9 % Leucine 2.6 % Valine 1.7 % Isoleucine 1.3 % Arginine 2.45 % Phenylalanine 1.4 % Histidine 0.9 % Cystiene 0.36 %
Dried Chicory Root 200 mg/kg Ginger root 200 mg/kg Peppermint leaf 200 mg/kg Dandelion root 200 mg/kg Summer savory 200 mg/kg
NO SYNTHETIC PROTEIN
Made with 90% fresh meat, ORIJEN’s Biologically Appropriate™ protein level exactly replicates the natural canine diet. ALL PROTEINS ARE 100% NATURAL. NO SYNTHETICS.
NO ADDED FAT
All fats in ORIJEN freeze-dry foods are naturally occurring in the high inclusions of fresh poultry, fish and eggs ingredients. ALL FATS ARE 100% NATURAL. NO SYNTHETICS.
Made with 90% meat, ORIJEN freeze-dry foods contain very few carbohydrates, from fresh fruits and vegetables only, producing an extremely low Glycemic Load.
NATURAL SOURCE GLUCOSAMINE & CHONDROITIN
ORIJEN’s fresh poultry, meats and fish provide a rich and natural source of glucosamine and chondroitin. 100% NATURAL. NO SYNTHETICS.
YOUR DOG IS UNIQUE
ORIJEN features game, fish and fowl in authentic WholePrey™ ratios, including richly nourishing liver and heart, marrow and cartilage which supply nutrients in natural form.
For your dog to enjoy ORIJEN’s amazing fresh food flavors to the fullest, rehydrate ORIJEN freeze-dried foods by adding 1/4 cup (4 tbsp) of warm water per medallion, wait 3-6 minutes and serve.
To speed rehydration, break medallions into three pieces, place in a bowl and pour warm water over the top.
SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZE DOGS:
Using the feeding guide as an initial guide, feed approximately 4% of your dog’s weight in reconstituted food daily. Feel free to supplement with the occasional raw meaty bone.
LARGE BREED DOGS:
For each 5kgs/11lbs of additional body weight feed 1 1/2 additional medallions daily
PUPPIES AND PREGNANT DOGS:
- Puppies: up to 50% grown feed twice adult amount, 50-75% grown feed 1½ times the adult amount, and 75-100% grown feed 1¼ times the adult amount.
- Gestation: add ½ extra medallion per 5kgs of the mother’s body weight per day.
- Lactation: feed free choice.
In the unlikely event of leftovers, we recommend refrigerating them immediately and discarding any leftovers older than three days.
Each medallion contains 75Kcal.