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Preference is a foundation mix for homemade, grain-free dog food.
Just add meat! The easiest way to make homemade dog food, Preference is a grain-free foundation diet, to which meat must be added with every feeding. The beauty of Preference is that you can add whichever meat you would like, so it's an excellent option for dogs that can't tolerate more common protein sources or who just like a little variety.
Do you already cook your own homemade dog food or grind your own raw veggies? Use Preference as an easy, convenient, grain-free base for your own dog food recipe!
The Honest Kitchen products are guaranteed 100% human-food-grade because they are not produced in a pet food plant. They are made in an FDA approved, human-food-producing facility in Southern California, that makes the very same foods you eat.
The Honest Kitchen foods contain absolutely no by-products, added salt or sugar, chemical preservatives, artificial colors or flavors and NO beet pulp, rice, wheat, corn, or soy. These are common allergens for dogs and can cause dry, itchy skin, hair loss or dullness, lack of energy, chronic ear problems and chewing at the feet.
Suitable For: Preference can be fed to dogs of all ages including pups and seniors.
Use Preference as a base, mixed with your own choice of meat, fish or other protein.
Preference is suggested for use with added raw meat, meaty bones or cooked meat of your preference (never cooked bones), as a base for a home made diet. This diet contains a custom vitamin-mineral premix with balanced calcium: phosphorus ratios, which are vital for the maintenance of healthy cells, bones and blood.
This recipe is ideal for dogs who are sensitive to more popular meats. Therefore, more exotic meats, fish or alternative protein sources may be used as required.
Preference is intended for supplemental feeding only, and has not been developed to meet AAFCO nutrient profiles or provide a complete and balanced diet when fed alone.
Meats may be added to Preference at a rate of 1:1 to 2:1 depending on the age, breed and level of activity of your pet.
Ingredients: Dehydrated Alfalfa, Sweet Potatoes, Cabbage, Celery, Apples, Spinach, Organic Kelp, Organic Coconut, Bananas, Zucchini, Honey, Tricalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Potassium Chloride, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate.
Calorie content, calculated:
3510 calories per kg / 398 calories per cup.
Each dry-measured cup should be mixed with 1 to 1.5 cups of warm water, and will yield about 1lb of fresh food. The fresh food consistency will resemble oatmeal or stew.
4 oz. Makes about 1 lb of fresh food
4 lbs Makes about 16 to 17 lbs of fresh food
10 lbs Makes about 40 to 43 lbs of fresh food
Hydrate with fresh, warm water. After hydration, a process that takes just 5 to 10 minutes, these foods should be consumed right away. Any leftover food should be treated like fresh food, and refrigerated up to 48 hours or discarded.
The following suggested dry-measured amounts should be adjusted to suit your own dog's unique nutritional requirements, which will vary according to age, breed, level of activity and what other ingredients are added.
Dog's Weight.....Less Active.......................Very Active
Meat : Preference Meat : Preference
Up to 10 lbs.........1/4 : 1/4 Cup.....................1/3 : 1/6 Cup
Up to 30 lbs.........1/2 : 1/2 Cup.....................2/3 : 1/3 Cups
Up to 50 lbs.........1 : 1 Cups..........................1 1/3 : 2/3 Cups
Up to 70 lbs.........1 1/8 : 1 1/8 Cups..............1 1/2 : 3/4 Cups
Up to 90 lbs.........1 1/3 : 1 1/3 Cups..............2 : 1 Cups
A full standard US Measuring Cup of dehydrated food (which is 8 oz by volume or 4 oz by weight) will hydrate to make about 1lb of fresh food.
Half to one cup of extra meat or other ingredients may be mixed in with each cup of food, once hydrated.
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Honest Kitchen Preference Dehydrated RAW Dog Food 7lb