Merrick Backcountry Grain-Free Hearty Beef Stew Canned Dog Food Ingredients
Beef is just one of those flavors dogs love and is a source of protein and amino acids which build and maintain muscle mass and organ development.
This ingredient makes up the moisture content and is more flavorful and nutrient-rich than plain water.
Like beef, is another good protein source. It also enhances palatability and is high in several important vitamins and minerals.
Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.
Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.
Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.