The latest recipe offering from TP Feeds is the ultimate in canine nutrition for dry kibble. Based on your dog’s ancestral diet, this wholesome diet packed with fish and healthy ingredients is going to bring out the best in your dog throughout his/her life. Let’s break down the ingredients and their vast array of benefits.
As usual, what is not in the recipe is almost as important as what is:
- No grain
- No wheat
- No wheat gluten
- No white potato
- No dairy
- No beef
- No pork
- No soya
- No artificial colours
- No artificial flavours
- No artificial preservatives
So, let’s turn to focus on what is in this recipe that makes it so exceptional. You can skip straight to the concise view in the online shop here, if you prefer.
80% Salmon, Trout, Haddock and Herring (including over 60% Freshly Prepared Fish)
You simply cannot currently get any more meat into a dry kibble, and this is fish of the highest quality, including Freshly Prepared Scottish Salmon. These are highly digestible sources of protein, essential amino acids and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. I could talk all day about the multitude of benefits that these fish can bring to your dog, especially by using such a high proportion of freshly prepared fish. You should see a much-improved shine to your dog’s coat, an improvement in his skin condition and a smaller, firmer stool as the end product. Whilst on the inside, the fish is providing many unseen benefits, such as reducing inflammation caused by arthritis or allergies, improving brain and eye development, supporting the immune system and providing key nutrients such as vitamin D and potassium.
7% Sweet Potato
A highly digestible and tasty carbohydrate that acts as a perfect substitute to grain. It is low in fat but packed with nutrients, including fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin C and manganese. One of its key benefits is the amount of beta-carotene that is contains; once converted to vitamin A by your dog’s body, it can help to improve vision and muscle strength, whilst supporting the liver, kidneys and lungs. I’ve even written a blog dedicated to the humble sweet potato, you can read it here.
A great source of both soluble and insoluble fibre which encourage the optimal absorption of nutrients and promote intestinal health, whilst helping to keep your dog feel full between mealtimes.
These highly digestible legumes can help to lower cholesterol and stabilise blood sugars. They are an excellent source of iron, magnesium and folate.
This highly digestible carbohydrate is packed with vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fibre, whilst being low in saturated fat.
An excellent source of dietary fibre, helping to ensure firm stools.
Minerals and Vitamins
A full complement of vitamins and minerals to ensure a complete diet and promote health and vitality.
A highly nutritious and highly digestible ingredient. This fantastic addition provides vitamin A, folate, vitamin B2, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and antioxidants.
One of the best oils to give your dog a boost both inside and out. Olive oil can help with dry skin issues and dandruff, leaving your dog with a beautiful, glossy coat. The mono-unsaturated fats can encourage weight loss and prevent or lessen the effects of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. With high levels of antioxidants, this oil helps to support and strengthen the immune system, and also promotes brain development in dogs, young and old alike.
A coating for the kibble to make it even tastier and add extra nutrients.
These seeds are packed with both soluble and insoluble fibre which aids digestion and can help to strengthen the immune system. Its anti-inflammatory properties may help to ease arthritic symptoms, lower blood pressure and improve kidney function.
One of the best-known sources of beta-carotene, which offers a multitude of benefits, such as promoting the health of the liver, kidneys and lungs. Packed with fibre which helps your dog feel fuller for longer and promotes firmer stools, which aids dogs that suffer from both constipation (encouraging the walls of the colon to contract and pass faeces) and diarrhoea (firming up loose stools by absorbing excess moisture).
Rich in antioxidants, fibre and flavonoids which bring anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting benefits.
Low in calories and fat yet rich in beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in your dog’s body, bringing many benefits, including aiding vision.
Packed with iron, magnesium, vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids; seaweed will help give your dog’s coat a shine and help to clear up skin issues. Rich in iodine, which supports thyroid function.
Contains a whole host of nutrients bringing many benefits; such as improved bone health and vision, enhanced blood circulation and anaemia prevention, plus immune-boosting properties.
Helps to fight urinary infections by reducing the bacteria on the walls of the urinary tract. Cranberries can also reduce the build-up of plaque on your dog’s teeth and reduce inflammation caused by allergies or skin sensitivities.
Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulphate and MSM
Important supplements for supporting the joints and keeping your dog healthy and active through into old age. Read more about their benefits by clicking here.
This herb is believed to help reduce stress.
Burdock Root Powder
This therapeutic root powder is considered to be a ‘blood purifying’ herb and provides a wide range of advantages. Its antioxidant and blood-cleansing properties promote liver, bladder and kidney health, whilst helping to balance blood sugar levels. Burdock contains inulin, a prebiotic, which can aid digestion.
Aniseed and Fenugreek
Brings a fantastic flavour and anti-inflammatory properties, plus the ability to lower blood pressure.
Can help to freshen breath and reduce digestive upset.
Can help to stimulate the production of white blood cells to fight infection and promote the immune system.
Extremely rich in antioxidants whilst also providing antibacterial, antiviral, anti-parasitic and antifungal benefits.
Green Tea Extract
Can help to reduce bad breath and faecal odour.
A herb bringing many benefits, such as supporting the liver, kidneys, urinary tract and gallbladder. It also promotes the health of the skin, digestive and circulatory systems. Due to its diuretic properties, it is also beneficial to dogs suffering from heart issues; however, it is also rich in potassium, thereby replacing important minerals lost in urine.
A fantastic source of antioxidants, bilberry can help to protect the eyes by strengthening the blood vessels and connective tissues in the surrounding area, thus improving the blood flow.
Another brilliant source of antioxidants, ginseng can help dogs to recover more easily from stress, fatigue and illness. Also improves circulation, thus aiding heart function.
Can aid digestion and has antibacterial properties.
Has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
Can aid digestion and reduce the occurrence of diarrhoea and excess gas.
Can help to reduce bad breath and, as a diuretic, can improve the function of the kidneys.
Can aid digestion and help to fight infection.
An overwhelming array of outstanding ingredients bringing exceptional benefits for your dog, I am sure you will agree. This recipe is available in 1kg, 2.5kg, 4kg and 12kg bags. You can treat your dog today by purchasing here.