FOR ALL BREEDS AND LIFE STAGES
ACANA Grass-Fed Lamb is a limited ingredient food containing 50% lamb, a single, easily digestible animal protein that is ideal for diet-sensitive dogs of all breeds and life stages.
Ranch-raised in New Zealand, our raw lamb arrives in richly nourishing WholePrey™ ratios of meat, liver and tripe that mirror the natural diet, while fresh apples, squash and pumpkin support healthy digestion.
Prepared from the best and freshest ingredients in our award-winning NorthStar® kitchens, this Biologically Appropriate™ food is perfect for fussy or diet-sensitive dogs. Read our ingredients and we think you’ll agree!
MEAT-BASED FOODS THAT MIRROR YOUR DOG’S EVOLUTIONARY DIET.
The grey wolf is ancestor to all dogs. And while years of breeding has produced hundreds of ‘different looking wolves’, the internal workings of modern dogs and their wolf cousins remain unchanged, so it’s no surprise that their dietary needs remain the same too.
Our award-winning Biologically Appropriate™ philosophy is simple: mirror the quantity, freshness and variety of meats that dogs are evolved to eat, while limiting the carbohydrates and synthetic ingredients that don’t belong in a dog’s natural diet.
RICH IN MEAT (50%) AND PROTEIN (31%)
Your dog is a carnivore and biologically adapted for a diet rich in meat. Equipped with sharp teeth, a single hinge jaw, and a short digestive tract, domestic dogs are anatomically designed to break down protein and fat from meat.
That’s why we loaded ACANA Grass-Fed Lamb with 50% raw lamb, grass-fed on New Zealand ranches – all deemed fit for human consumption.
Entirely free of the pea or potato protein concentrates, ACANA derives its rich protein content from animal ingredients (not plants), supporting lean muscle mass and nourishing your dog completely.
HIGH FRESH MEAT INCLUSIONS (1/2)
We use fresh meat in its most natural and nourishing form. That’s why ½ of the lamb in ACANA Grass-Fed Lamb is fresh and 1/2 is dried to provide a concentrated source of nourishing meat protein.
SINGLE ANIMAL PROTEIN SOURCE (1)
ACANA Grass-Fed Lamb limits exposure to a single protein source, all in richly nourishing WholePrey™ ratios of meat, organs and cartilage that mimic the natural diet to provide all the nutrients your dog needs to thrive.
WHOLEPREY™ MEAT RATIOS
In her infinite wisdom, Mother Nature matched the nutrients in whole animals to perfectly meet your dog’s needs. Muscle meat provides protein and fat; organs supply vitamins and minerals; bones and cartilage provide calcium and phosphorus.
ACANA features WholePrey™ ratios of meat, organs and cartilage that deliver nutrients in highly bioavailable form – dramatically reducing the need to add synthetic vitamins or supplements to our foods.
Your dog has no nutritional requirement for carbohydrates and his natural diet contains very few, if any. Carbohydrates are widely recognized as a leading cause of obesity and diabetes – yet conventional dog foods often exceed 50% carbohydrate content.
That’s why ACANA limits total carbohydrate content and replaces fast digesting carbohydrates like rice, tapioca and potato with healthy, low-glycemic fruits and vegetables such as squash and greens. These enter the blood stream slowly, avoiding spikes in blood sugar and decreasing the potential for fat storage.
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MEAT
HOW MUCH MEAT?
Free of plant protein concentrates, ACANA Grass-Fed Lamb is loaded with 50% lamb.
HOW MUCH FRESH MEAT?
1/2 of the lamb in ACANA Singles is raw and 1/2 is dried. All is from lamb deemed fit for human consumption.
HOW MANY MEATS?
ACANA Singles feature one animal protein in WholePrey™ ratios of meat, organs and cartilage.
Grass-fed lamb – meat, liver, heart, kidney and cartilage, raw from New Zealand.
ONLY 4 SUPPLEMENTS
Unlike conventional dog foods, ACANA’s rich meat and WholePrey™ inclusions deliver essential nutrients naturally, eliminating the need for long lists of additives and supplements.
CANADA’S BEST AND FRESHEST INGREDIENTS
Grass-Fed Lamb features an unmatched variety of local ingredients that are raised or fished by people we know and trust, deemed “fit for human consumption”, and then delivered to our award-winning NorthStar® kitchens fresh each day!
Raw grass-fed lamb (18%), lamb meat meal (18%), whole green peas, whole red lentils, raw lamb liver (4%), lamb fat (4%), fresh red delicious apples (4%), whole garbanzo beans, whole green lentils, whole yellow peas, raw lamb tripe (2%), raw lamb kidney (2%), dried lamb cartilage (2%), lentil fiber, marine algae (1.2%) (pure and sustainable source of DHA and EPA), fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole pumpkin, dried brown kelp, freeze-dried lamb liver (0.1%), salt, fresh whole cranberries, fresh whole blueberries, chicory root, turmeric root, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips, enterococcus faecium.
Vitamin D3, Vitamin E, Zinc Chelate, Copper Chelate.*Preserved with mixed tocopherols, a tocopherol rich extract of natural origin – Vitamin E and Rosemary Oil.
DESIGNED FOR CARNIVORES
Our Biologically Appropriate™ foods are designed to match the eating anatomy of dogs, and to produce a nutritional analysis that mirrors the natural diet – we’ve packed ACANA with richly nourishing proteins and fats, limiting unwanted carbohydrates.
Crude protein (min.) 31 % Crude fat (min.) 15 % Crude ash (max.) 7.5 % Crude fibres (max.) 5 % Moisture (max.) 12 % Calcium (min.) 1.5 % Phosphorus (min.) 1.1 % Omega-6 fatty acids (min.) 1.8 % Omega-3 fatty acids (min.) 0.8 % DHA (min.) 0.15 % EPA (min.) 0.1 % Glucosamine (min.) 600 mg/kg Chondroitin sulfate (min.) 800 mg/kg
VITAMINS & MINERALS
Vitamin A 11 KIU/kg Vitamin D3 1,000 IU/kg Vitamin E 230 IU/kg Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 30 mg/kg Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 15 mg/kg Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 75 mg/kg Vitamin B5 (Pan. Acid) 18 mg/kg Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 10 mg/kg Vitamin B12 0.25 mg/kg Folic Acid 2.10 mg/kg Choline 1,400 mg/kg
Sodium 0.32 % Chloride 0.50 % Potassium 0.70 % Magnesium 0.11 % Iron 250 mg/kg Zinc 230 mg/kg Copper 20 mg/kg Manganese 21 mg/kg Iodine 2.00 mg/kg Selenium 0.50 mg/kg
Lysine 1.86 % Threonine 1.06 % Methionine 0.43 % Isoleucine 1.06 % Leucine 1.94 % Valine 1.38 % Arginine 1.99 % Phenylalanine 1.19 % Histidine 0.61 % Tryptophan 0.30 % Cystine 0.30 %
Chicory root 400 mg/kg Tumeric 100 mg/kg Milk thistle 100 mg/kg Burdock root 100 mg/kg Lavender 100 mg/kg Marshmallow root 100 mg/kg Rosehips 100 mg/kg
YOUR DOG IS SPECIAL
ACANA benefits dogs of all breeds and life stages . Just like you, your dog is unique and feeding requirements will vary with environment, age and activity. The table below provides a starting point, to be adjusted as needed. Feed twice daily and always keep fresh water available.
† Use a standard 250ml/120g 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.
Unique compared to conventional foods, ACANA delivers more calories from protein and fat and fewer calories from carbohydrates, reducing the risk of obesity and promoting your dog’s peak health.
Metabolizable Energy is 3393 kcal/kg (407 kcal per 250ml/120g cup), with 32% from protein, 30% from vegetables and fruits, and 38% from fat.