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Nutritionally complete with all the essential proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals that your dog needs to thrive

Vet formulated and grounded in science

Protein rich (30%)

Supportive of gut microbiome

Planet friendly

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Adult Dog Food

Nutritionally complete food made with high protein, low fat and fibre, natural omegas, and essential fatty acids to support adult dogs to thrive every single day (1-7 years old).

    Ingredients

    Potato Protein, Pea Starch, Hi-Pro Soya, Brown Rice, Dried Yeasts, Sweet Potato, Oats, Peas, Pea Protein, Carrot Flakes, Rapeseed Oil, Hydrolysed Vegetables, Lentils, Sunflower Oil, Minerals, Micro Algae, Blueberries, Cranberries, Pumpkin

    Nutritional information

    Analytical Constituents

    Protein - 30%

    Fat - 9%

    Fibre - 3%

    Vitamins and minerals - 6%

    Vitamins and minerals Supplemented (per Kg):

    Vitamins: Vitamin A 25,000iu, Vitamin D3 1,800iu, Vitamin E 245iu, Taurine 1,500mg, L’Carnitine 250mg. 

    Amino Acids: Methionine 2,000mg.

    Trace Elements: Zinc (as Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate)70mg, Zinc (as Zinc Chelate of Glycine Hydrolysates) 50mg, Manganese (as Manganous Sulphate Monohydrate) 25mg, Iron (as Iron (II) Sulphate Monohydrate) 30mg, Copper (as Copper (II) Sulphate Pentahydrate) 10mg, Iodine (as Calcium Iodate Anhydrous) 1.56mg, Selenium (as Organic Selenium 3b8.10) 0.2mg.

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    Nutritionally complete food for adult dogs.

    Our recipe contains an impressive 30% protein and includes naturally occurring OMEGA 3 & 6 from microalgae & rapeseed oil. It has been taste-tested by dogs (and us) to make sure it’s absolutely delicious. The low fat content is to support healthy weight management and the low fibre inclusion is for optimal gut health & digestibility. We’ve made sure to only include premium plant-based ingredients that us humans like to eat too, like pumpkin, sweet potatoes and blueberries, rich in antioxidants to help ward off free radicals and disease.

    Vet formulated
    No meat-allergens
    Plant-powered
    Protein rich
    UK made
    Planet friendly
    Nutritionally complete
    Recyclable Packaging

    Packed with high quality, science backed ingredients.

    Carrots

    Carrots contain essential vitamins and minerals like beta carotene which dog’s convert to Vitamin A. They are also rich in vitamin K and potassium, great for your dogs eyes and immune system.

    Blueberries

    Blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants, fibre, and vitamins C and K, which support your dog’s immune system.

    Microalgae

    Algae is a superfood and a great source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre.

    Soya

    Soya is an amazing source of bodybuilding protein with ALL 10 ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS a healthy dog needs to thrive. It’s easily digested and has been shown to possibly lower cholesterol levels in humans.

    Cranberries

    Cranberries may help prevent urinary tract infections by preventing the bacteria and fungi from latching onto the wall of the urinary tract.

    Pumpkin

    Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A and zinc and is great for your dog’s skin and coat. It also contains high amounts of an amino acid cucurbitacin, which is toxic to many common dog parasites and may help to expel worms.

    Sweet Potato

    Sweet potatoes provide an excellent source of dietary fibre, which may help the digestive system function more effectively. In humans, eating fibre on a regular basis has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancers. They are highly nutritious and loaded with lots of vitamins and minerals too including Vitamin A, C, B3, B5, B6 manganese and copper.

    Peas

    Peas are rich in iron and calcium, and high in fibre. Pea protein is highly digestible in dogs and contains many of the amino acids needed for healthy body functions. It is also rich in lysine and iron which help to promote a healthy immune system and muscle growth.

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    FAQs

    Don’t dogs need meat?

    Lots of people think dogs require meat in their diet but there is scientific evidence to prove that dogs thrive on plant-based diets (7, 11, 31, 54). 

    In fact some of the longest living dogs on record were fed entirely plant-based, like Guinness World Record holder Bramble, who lived to the age of 25 (16, 17). In one study reported by world renowned vet and professor Dr. Andrew Knight, the median life expectancy of plant-based dogs was reported to be almost 13 years old (11), which is above average (32) and in certain parts of the world like India and Sri-lanka dogs have also been thriving on plant-based diets for generations (18). 

    Moreover, plant based dogs may live up to 2 years longer (54). The take home message is that dogs need nutrients rather than ingredients, and they can get these from delicious plant-based sources too (4, 5, 6, 31).

    But aren’t dog’s carnivores?

    Dogs are in fact nutritional omnivores as demonstrated by a robust scientific study published in the reputable journal Nature (1,2) in which it was shown that they have 30 copies of the AMY2B gene responsible for digesting plant-based foods. 

    They have also evolved relatively long intestines (21) (almost as long as humans) and relatively flat surfaces on their molars (22, 31) which they use for digesting and chewing a whole range of foods. 

    The common misconception that dogs are carnivores probably arises from the fact that they are classified in the order Carnivora but so are plenty of other species like bears, skunks, racoons who are omnivores and even the giant panda who thrives on a plant-based diet (20).

    Is plant protein digestible to dogs?

    Absolutely yes, studies which have looked at how much protein dogs can absorb from plant-based and fungi-based foods like soya and yeast demonstrated over 75% digestibility which is on par with meat-based foods (23, 24, 25, 34, 35). 

    Both these protein sources also contain all 10 essential amino acids (36, 37) that dogs need to thrive.

    Isn't there too much fibre in plant-based food?

    The average amount of fibre in a commercial dog food diet is between 2-4%. omni’s plant-powered recipe has a fibre content of 3% which is on par with meat- based diets.

    In our survey with over 200 dog owners, 100% reported that their dog’s stool consistency was either ‘normal’ or ‘perfect’ and there were no reports of any digestive upsets (data on file).

    Can I mix omni with other meat-based diets?

    We are proud that our recipes are nutritionally complete and so include everything your dog needs to thrive. This means omni can be fed as a sole ration. We also fully support a 'flexitarian approach' like meat free lunches or using omni as a mixer.

    Every little helps to bring some of the health and environmental benefits of plant-power to meal times. Mixing omni with meat/fish will help to add variety into your dog’s diet whilst adding in healthy ingredients with a relatively low carbon footprint.

    Can plant-based food provide the essential fatty acids dogs need?

    All the essential fats and oils that dogs need, including omegas 3 and 6 are found in a variety of both meat and plant-based foods (28, 31). omni’s recipe is rich in plant-based sources of these nutrients so your dog will get all the essentials they need.

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