This formula is made with salmon and free range, grass fed lamb.
An “option” to our chicken based products, this formula is made with salmon and free range, grass fed lamb. Annamaet Option is one of our most popular formulas, working very well for a variety of issues including many food allergies. As all Annamaet Original formulas, Option is corn, wheat, and soy free. Annamaet Option is formulated to meet all the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages, including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs. or more as an adult).
Salmon Meal, Brown Rice, Millet, Rolled Oats, Lamb Meal, Pearled Barley, Canola Oil, Menhaden Fish Meal, Menhaden Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Apples, Natural Flavor, Dried Chicory Root, Flax Seed Meal, Lecithin, Marine Microalgae, Salt, DL Methionine, Dried Blueberries, Dried Cranberries, L-Lysine, Taurine, Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, L-Carnitine, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Betaine Anhydrous, Iron Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Yucca Schidigera Extract
|Crude Protein, min||24%|
|Crude Fat, min||13.00%|
|Crude Fiber, max||4.00%|
|Omega 6 Fatty Acid* min||3.25%|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids* min||1.20%|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
|NUTRIENTS||UNITS||AS FED||DRY MATTER|
|Fat (Acid Hydrolysis)||%||13.85||14.99|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids||%||1.89||2.05|
|Omega 6 Fatty Acids||%||3.69||3.99|
This average laboratory analysis includes four independent labs as well as a computer model that includes the analysis of individual nutrients.
|WEIGHT OF DOG||FEED AMOUNT|
|Up to 14 lbs||1/2 to 1 1/4 cups|
|Up to 6 kg||53 to 132 g|
|15 to 30 lbs||1-1/4 to 1-3/4 cups|
|7 to 13 kg||132 to 185 g|
|31 to 45 lbs||1-3/4 to 2-1/4 cups|
|14 to 20 kg||185 to 238 g|
|46 to 60 lbs||2-1/4 to 3 cups|
|21 to 27 kg||238 to 318 g|
|61 to 75 lbs||3 to 3-1/2 cups|
|28 to 34 kg||318 to 371 g|
|76 to 90 lbs||3-1/2 to 4-1/4 cups|
|35 to 40 kg||371 to 450 g|
|91 lbs. & over||4-1/4 to ? cups|
|41 kg & over||450 kg to ?|
ADULTS – The age and activity level of your dog will help you determine the amount of Annamaet Option to feed your dog. The feeding chart below is approximate measures for average weights. The look, feel, and actions of your dog should help you determine the amount of feed they need.
FEMALES – Gestation and Lactation are one of the most nutritionally demanding stages of a normal adult dogs’ life. Food consumption will increase during gestation. Feed the necessary amount to maintain her proper body weight. During lactation, food intake may double or quadruple.
PUPPIES – Growing puppies should have approximately twice the amount of calories per pound of body weight as an adult dog. If feeding puppies please feed approximately double the amount in the feeding directions from 8 weeks to 8 months of age. They can be fed moistened amounts twice daily after 8 months of age.
A STANDARD MEASURING CUP HOLDS 3.75 OUNCES OR 106 GRAMS OF ANNAMAET OPTION.
Metabolizable Energy, as fed, 3802 kcal/kg = 1728 Kcal/lb = 406 kcal/cup.
It is a must that all dogs and puppies should have access to fresh, clean water at all times. Their feed and water containers should be washed daily. Please remember, that dogs are like humans, and different dogs have different appetites.