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Acana Wild Coast Dog

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Dogs are not only capable of eating the foods of their ancestors, they actually require it for peak health.

Loaded with nourishing protein and omega-3 fatty acids ACANA Wild Coast features sustainable fish, wild-caught off North Vancouver Island’s cold Pacific waters and whisked to our kitchen FRESH and WHOLE, so they’re bursting with goodness and taste.

Free of high-glycemic carbohydrates, ACANA Classics feature low-glycemic and locally grown steel-cut oats that help promote stable blood sugar and peak physical conditioning.

Prepared in our award-winning NorthStar® kitchens with fresh, trusted and regional ingredients, we think you’ll love ACANA. More importantly, we think your dog will too!
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For All Breeds and Life Stages

Dogs are not only capable of eating the foods of their ancestors, they actually require it for peak health.

Loaded with nourishing protein and omega-3 fatty acids ACANA Wild Coast features sustainable fish, wild-caught off North Vancouver Island’s cold Pacific waters and whisked to our kitchen FRESH and WHOLE, so they’re bursting with goodness and taste.

Free of high-glycemic carbohydrates, ACANA Classics feature low-glycemic and locally grown steel-cut oats that help promote stable blood sugar and peak physical conditioning.

Prepared in our award-winning NorthStar® kitchens with fresh, trusted and regional ingredients, we think you’ll love ACANA. More importantly, we think your dog will too!

Rich & Diverse In Meat

Modern dogs are built like their ancestors and we believe they should eat like them.

How do you know if your dog’s food is Biologically Appropriate™? It’s simple, just answer the three meat questions.

  • HOW MUCH MEAT?

    Entirely free of plant protein concentrates, ACANA Wild Coast is loaded with 50% fish — up to twice as much as most pet specialty dog foods.
  • HOW MUCH FRESH MEAT?

    1/3 of the fish in ACANA is FRESH, supplying essential nutrients in their most nourishing form, and 2/3 are dried or oils to provide a concentrated, natural source of protein.
  • HOW MANY MEATS?

    ACANA Wild Coast features 3 fresh fish in WholePrey™ ratios that include fish, organs and cartilage to supply nutrients naturally and completely.

    • Pacific Herring – whole and fresh from Canada’s North Pacific.
    • Arrowtooth Flounder – whole and fresh from Canada’s North Pacific.
    • Pacific Hake – whole and fresh from Canada’s North Pacific.

In nature there are no synthetic supplements, and dogs and wolves derive their nutritional needs by consuming whole prey animals; muscle meat provides protein; liver, kidney and tripe supply vitamins and minerals; bones and cartilage deliver calcium and phosphorus.

ONLY 5 SUPPLEMENTS | NATURAL NUTRIENTS

ACANA Wild Coast’s rich fish and WholePrey™ inclusions supply nutrients in the most natural way possible, limiting supplementation to Vitamins B5, E, choline, zinc and copper.

CANADA’S BEST AND FRESHEST INGREDIENTS

ACANA Wild Coast features an unmatched variety of regional fish that are wild-caught by people we know and trust, deemed “fit for human consumption”, and then delivered to our award-winning kitchens fresh and whole each day!

Herring meal (24%), steel-cut oats (23%), fresh whole pacific herring (10%), fresh whole flounder (6%), herring oil (6%), cold-pressed canola oil, fresh whole silver hake (4%), whole red lentils, whole green peas, whole green lentils, whole garbanzo beans, whole yellow peas, whole oats, sun-cured alfalfa, lentil fiber, dried brown kelp, fresh pumpkin, fresh butternut squash, fresh parsnips, fresh green kale, fresh spinach, fresh carrots, fresh red delicious apples, fresh bartlett pears, freeze-dried herring (0.1%), fresh cranberries, fresh blueberries, chicory root, turmeric root, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips.

SUPPLEMENTS: Vitamin E, Choline chloride, Zinc chelate, Vitamin B5, Copper chelate.

*Contains mixed tocopherols (a tocopherol rich extract of natural origin- Vitamin E and Rosemary Oil). Also contains the probiotic Enterococcus faecium.

YOUR DOG IS SPECIAL

ACANA benefits dogs of all breeds. Just like you, your dog is unique with feeding requirements that vary with environment, age and activity.

The table below provides a starting point, to be adjusted as needed to maintain optimum weight and peak conditioning. We suggest monitoring your dog’s weight and adjusting portions as needed. We recommend feeding twice daily and always keeping fresh, clean 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.

CALORIE DISTRIBUTION

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 3493 kcal/kg (419 kcal per 250ml/120g cup), with 30% from protein, 30% from vegetables and fruits, and 40% from fat.

DESIGNED FOR CARNIVORES

They might look different, but your dog shares his anatomy with the grey wolf – which means he’s evolved as a carnivore and adapted for a diet rich in meat, protein, and fat.

Based on this biological fact, and to produce a nutritional analysis that mirrors the diet Mother Nature would provide for your dog, ACANA features richly nourishing proteins and fats, and limits unwanted carbohydrates.

  • Guaranteed Analysis

    Crude protein (min.) 29 %
    Fat content (min.) 17 %
    Crude ash (max.) 7.5 %
    Crude fibres (max.) 5 %
    Moisture (max.) 12 %
    Calcium (min.) 1.1 %
    Phosphorus (min.) 0.9 %
    Omega-6 fatty acids (min.) 2.4 %
    Omega-3 fatty acids (min.) 1.4 %
    DHA (min.) 0.4 %
    EPA (min.) 0.3 %
    Glucosamine (min.) 700 mg/kg
    Chondroitin sulfate (min.) 900 mg/kg
    Linoleic acid (min.) 2.2 %
    Carbohydrate (NFE) 29.5 %
  • Vitamins & Minerals

    Vitamins

    Vitamin A 16 KIU/kg
    Vitamin D3 1,800 IU/kg
    Vitamin E 190 IU/kg
    Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 21 mg/kg
    Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 20 mg/kg
    Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 55 mg/kg
    Vitamin B5 (Pan. Acid) 23 mg/kg
    Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 18 mg/kg
    Vitamin B12 0.2 mg/kg
    Folic Acid 1.4 mg/kg
    Choline 2,200 mg/kg

    Minerals

    Sodium 0.4 %
    Chloride 0.7 %
    Potassium 0.8 %
    Magnesium 0.14 %
    Iron 100 mg/kg
    Zinc 205 mg/kg
    Copper 35 mg/kg
    Manganese 20 mg/kg
    Iodine 3.5 mg/kg
    Selenium 0.7 mg/kg
  • Amino Acids

    Lysine 2.41 %
    Threonine 1.3 %
    Methionine 0.76 %
    Isoleucine 1.33 %
    Leucine 2.35 %
    Valine 1.6 %
    Arginine 2.18 %
    Phenylalanine 1.38 %
    Histidine 0.7 %
    Tryptophan 0.36 %
    Cystine 0.35 %
    Tyrosine 0.96 %
    Methionine-Cystiene 1.11 %
    Phenylalanine-Tyrosine 2.34 %
  • Botanical Inclusions

    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

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