Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken Canned Dog Formula
Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken Canned Dog Formula
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Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken Canned Dog Formula

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All natural!
Optimizes your dogs skin & coat!
Highly digestible!

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Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken Canned Formula provides high quality nutrition for your dog with premium meats, carbohydrates and vegetables.

Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken Canned Formula contains a superior mixture of animal and grain products. Natural Balance uses only the finest meats as well as carrots, potatoes and brown rice. This unique blend assures a high digestibility and contains all of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals necessary for your dog. Scientifically formulated to provide high quality nutrition and optimize your dog's skin and coat, Natural Balance canned formulas are complete and balanced options for all breeds and life stages. Also perfect as a delicious addition to the dry dog formulas. Give your dog a meal he will not only love, but deserves.

All Natural Balance Pet Foods have been developed by veterinarians and animal nutritionists.

No Artificial Flavors or Colors.
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Is canned chicken healthy for dogs?
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Canned chicken can be a healthy option for dogs if chosen wisely and used in moderation. While it provides a convenient source of protein, owners should be mindful of certain factors. Firstly, opt for canned chicken that is specifically formulated for dogs or has minimal additives, such as plain chicken in water without added salt. Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken Canned Dog Formula is one option that you can check out. Excessive salt or additives could potentially be harmful to dogs, leading to issues like dehydration or sodium ion poisoning. Larry J. Thompson, a DVM and DABVT at Nestle Purina PetCare, says that consuming too much salt can cause vomiting in dogs within hours of ingestion. Symptoms may worsen, leading to weakness, diarrhea, muscle tremors, and even seizures. Homemade chicken breasts or chunks cooked without seasoning are also excellent choices, as they allow for better control over ingredients. However, ensure that the chicken is thoroughly cooked to eliminate any risk of bacterial contamination, which can cause digestive problems in dogs. Additionally, it's essential to consider chicken as part of a balanced diet rather than the sole source of nutrition. Dogs require many nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and fats, so chicken should be supplemented with other ingredients to meet their nutritional needs.Reference:https://www.msdvetmanual.com/toxicology/salt-toxicosis/salt-toxicosis-in-animals

How much canned chicken can I give my dog?
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When feeding your dog canned chicken mixed with cooked rice, it's essential to consider both their size and dietary needs. Canned chicken can be a suitable protein source for dogs, but it should be provided in moderation and balanced with other nutrients. The recommended serving sizes provided on the packaging are a good starting point. However, individual dogs may have varying needs based on factors such as activity level, age, and overall health. Dr. Sandra C. Mitchell advises providing dogs with approximately 1/4โ€“1/3 cups meat protein per 20 pounds of body weight. Monitor your dog's reaction to the food, ensuring they keep it down without any adverse effects like vomiting or diarrhea. If your dog appears hungry after consuming the initial serving and tolerates it well, you can gradually increase the portion size.Reference:https://www.petmd.com/dog/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-chicken

What is the benefit of feeding chicken to dogs?
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Chicken offers numerous benefits for dogs. As a lean protein source, it can boost energy levels without excessive calorie intake, making it suitable for less active or senior pets. Its high protein content supports muscle development and overall health. Additionally, chicken is easily digestible, aiding in better digestion and improved stool quality. It contains essential amino acids necessary for canine health, including maintaining skin, coat, and immune function. Shal Mar, a pet owner, further highlights the advantages of incorporating chicken into a dog's diet. They mention providing boiled chicken thighs to their dogs a couple of times a week, sometimes mixed with rice as a topper. Shal Mar emphasizes the value of using thighs over more expensive chicken breasts, noting that boiling them retains their juiciness and plumpness. They also mention freezing the broth for future use, minimizing wastage.Reference:https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-benefits-and-risks-of-feeding-chicken-breast-to-dogs

Can I give my dog canned chicken and rice for diarrhea?
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Yes, you can give your dog canned chicken and rice for diarrhea. A bland diet of chicken and rice is often recommended for dogs experiencing gastrointestinal upset, including diarrhea or vomiting. Canned chicken provides a lean protein source, while rice acts as an easily digestible carbohydrate that can help firm up stools. This combination is gentle on the digestive system and can help soothe your dog's upset stomach. When preparing this diet for your dog, it's important to choose canned chicken that is plain and free from any added seasonings or sauces. This is because it could potentially irritate your dog's stomach further. Additionally, ensure the rice is well-cooked and bland, without any added spices or flavors. This bland diet is administered for a short period of time, usually three to four days, or until the symptoms of gastrointestinal upset improve. Once your dog's vomiting stops and their stools return to normal, you can gradually reintroduce their regular diet.

What canned foods can dogs eat?
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In addition to pumpkin, green beans, and corn, there are several other canned foods that dogs can safely consume in moderation. Carrots are a popular option, rich in vitamins and low in calories, serving as a crunchy snack or added to their meals. Canned tuna, salmon, or sardines (in water, not oil) are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, promoting healthy skin and coat. However, it's essential to ensure they are boneless and cooked to prevent any potential issues. Sweet potatoes, when canned plain and without added sugars or seasonings, offer dietary fiber and essential nutrients like vitamin A and C. Similarly, peas can be fed to dogs, providing a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. Chicken or beef broth, low in sodium and without added spices, can be used to add flavor to dry food or encourage hydration. Additionally, plain canned spinach or kale can offer added vitamins and minerals, though these should be given in moderation. This is because of their potential to bind calcium.

Crude Protein 8.0% min
Crude Fat 5.0% min
Crude Fiber 1.5% max
Moisture 78.0% max

Chicken, Chicken Broth, Chicken Liver, Brown Rice, Carrots, Oat Bran, Potatoes, Chicken Meal, Dehydrated Potatoes, Vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Guar Gum, Salt, Dried Kelp, Potassium Chloride, Natural Smoke Flavor, Carrageenan, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Parsley, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract.

1280 kcal/kg, 220 kcal/6-oz can, 470 kcal/13-oz can

6 oz Can

Weight Adult Daily Feeding (Cans)
Under 10 lbs 1 - 2
18 lbs 2 - 3
25 lbs 4 - 5
50 lbs 6 - 7
80 lbs 10
100 lbs 12 - 13

13 oz Can

Weight Adult Daily Feeding (Cans)
Under 10 lbs 1/2 - 1
18 lbs 1 - 1 1/2
25 lbs 2 - 2 1/2
50 lbs 3 - 3 1/2
80 lbs 5
100 lbs 6 - 6 1/2

The amounts in the table are intended as guidelines only. The food intake should be adjusted according to the age, weight and activity of your dog. It is important for your dog's health to maintain a proper body weight. Consult a veterinarian for specific weight recommendations. Puppies, and Pregnant or Nursing Females, require 2 - 3 times the Adult amounts. A reduction in food intake is recommended for less active and older dogs. Serve at room temperature. Any unused portion should be covered and refrigerated. Fresh clean water should be available at all times!

Transition Instructions

'When switching your pet's diet, we recommend transitioning from the current diet to any new Natural Balance Formula over a 5 - 7 day period.

Day 1 - 2: 25% Natural Balance Formula, 75% Current Pet Formula Day 3 - 4: 50% Natural Balance Formula, 50% Current Pet Formula Day 5 - 6: 75% Natural Balance Formula, 25% Current Pet Formula Day 7: 100% Natural Balance Formula

If you do not have any of your current formula to mix, reduce the amount of formula fed for the first few days, feeding smaller more frequent meals over time. If your pet is more sensitive to change, please allow 10 - 14 days to fully transition onto the new formula.

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Option UPC/SKU
13 oz. - case of 12 723633012591

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