Help your pet thrive with the power of protein-rich recipes that nourish as nature intended. Dogs are ancestral carnivores, so their Biologically Appropriate diet is rich and varied in whole animal ingredients. ORIJEN Original dog food is packed with 85%* quality animal ingredients fresh or raw+ like free-run chicken and turkey**, wild-caught fish, and cage-free eggs. With rich inclusions of WholePrey animals, ORIJEN Original dog food is made with the most nutrient-dense, succulent parts of the prey to deliver the nutrition dogs need. The result is a diet for your canine companion that is beyond comparison.
Nourish As Nature Intended
Protein-powered diet your dog is meant to eat
85% quality poultry and fish ingredients, providing a strong source of essential protein, vitamins, and minerals
First 5 ingredients always fresh or raw protein including poultry and fish
Coated with freeze-dried liver for a taste your dog instinctively craves
*approximate and derived from the unprocessed state of the ingredients. **Our free-run chickens and turkeys are not housed in cages and are able to move in a barn without outdoor access. +Our fresh ingredients use refrigeration as the sole method of preservation. Our raw ingredients are the same as our fresh, but are frozen at the peak of freshness to preserve nutrients.
ORIJEN Original Dog Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Proﬁles for All Life Stages, including growth of large size dogs (31.81kg or more as an adult).
Your dog is unique and his feeding requirements will vary with his environment, age, and activity. That’s why we suggest starting with the guides below, and then monitoring his weight and adjusting portions as needed. Feed twice daily and remember to always keep fresh, clean water available. † Use a standard 250ml/120g measuring cup. Serve dry or lightly moistened. See your veterinarian regularly. To help maintain freshness, we recommend sealing the bag tightly and storing it in a cool, dry location.
ORIJEN Original provides more calories from protein and fat and fewer from carbohydrates, providing a calorie distribution that mirrors the natural diet. Metabolizable Energy is 3940 kcal/kg (449 kcal per 250ml/120g cup) with calories distributed to support peak conditioning; 39% from protein, 19% from vegetables and fruit, and 42% from fat.
Below guide provides a starting point, to be adjusted as needed to maintain optimum weight and peak conditioning. We suggest monitoring your pet’s weight and adjusting rations as needed. We recommend feeding twice daily.
A gradual incorporation of new food helps prevent any stomach upsets. Adding the new diet in 25% increments can make the transition to a new diet smooth and comfortable.