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Treat SUPPORTED JOINTS 100g (pre-order)

Vet formulated treats enriched with glucosamine, curcumin and turmeric to help support joint structure and ease mobility (from 8 weeks old +).
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Ingredients

Brown Rice, Pumpkin Flour, Oats, Banana Meal, Nutritional Yeast, Potato, Sweet Potato, Linseed (5%), Apple, Carrot, Spinach, Coconut, Cranberry, Chia seeds, Kelp, Sunflower Oil (1%), Turmeric (0.5%), Glucosamine Hydrochloride (5000mg/kg) (0.5%), Curcumin (0.1%).

Analytical constituents

Crude Protein - 10%

Crude Fat - 8%

Crude Fibres - 8% 

Crude Ash - 4%

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Vet formulated treats for supported joints

Our plant-based treats are enriched with glucosamine, curcumin and turmeric for support of joint health and are rich in omega 3 & 6 to ease joint mobility.

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

Packed with high quality, science backed ingredients.

Banana

Bananas are high in potassium, vitamin B6, & vitamin C, and magnesium, all of which helps to keep bones strong, maintain muscle function, improve brain function, and keep the immune system functioning well.

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.

Coconut

As well as being high in vitamins and minerals, coconut is thought to have anti-inflammatory effects and help maintain healthy skin.

Cranberries

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

Apple

Apples are a great source of vitamin A and vitamin C which have antioxidant properties to help control inflammation.

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.

Spinach

Spinach is full of iron, magnesium, and essential vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K. This means it has all sorts of benefits such as maintenance of bone health and antioxidant effects.

Kelp

Kelp is high in all sorts of health boosting goodies such as minerals, iron, calcium and amino acids and may even reduce dental plaque and tartar build-up.

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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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