OUR FRESH AND REGIONAL HERITAGE
ACANA Heritage recipes are our original Biologically Appropriate foods
Proudly made in our award-winning kitchens in Alberta, Canada since 1985, these enhanced ACANA recipes continue our tradition of featuring fresh local ingredients grown close to home.
ACANA Heritage foods are brimming with free-run poultry and nest-laid eggs from local prairie farms, wild-caught flounder from North Vancouver Island, and fruits, vegetables and botanicals from our region.
Prepared to our Biologically Appropriate Fresh Regional Ingredient standards, you’ll find a Heritage food for every size of dog at every stage of life.
FEATURES OF HERITAGE RECIPE
- 60-75 % rich in meat.
- 1/3 high fresh meat inclusions.
- 3 variety of whole prey meats.
- 33 % rich in meat protein
- 25 % carbohydrate
MOTHER NATURE MATCHED THE NUTRIENTS IN WHOLE GAME, FISH OR FOWL TO PERFECTLY MEET THE NEEDS OF YOUR DOG.
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MEAT
HOW MUCH MEAT?
HOW MUCH FRESH MEAT?
HOW MANY MEATS?
ACANA Singles feature a single animal protein in WholePrey ratios of meat, organs, and cartilage or bone.
- Free-run duck – meat, giblets, and cartilage or bone from rural farms.
ONLY 3 SUPPLEMENTS
Unlike conventional dog foods, ACANA’s rich meat and WholePrey inclusions deliver essential nutrients naturally, eliminating the need for long lists of additives and supplements.
CANADA’S BEST AND FRESHEST INGREDIENTS
ACANA Free-Run Duck features a rich variety of farm-fresh ingredients that are raised or fished by people we know and trust, and delivered to our award-winning NorthStar Kitchen fresh or raw.
Fresh duck (18%), duck meat meal (17%), whole green peas, whole red lentils, fresh duck giblets (liver, heart, kidney) (7%), duck fat (6%), fresh Bartlett pears (4%), whole garbanzo beans, whole green lentils, whole yellow peas, dried duck cartilage (2%), lentil fibre, marine algae (1.2%) (pure and sustainable source of DHA and EPA), fresh whole butternut squash, fresh whole pumpkin, dried brown kelp, freeze-dried duck liver (0.1%), salt, fresh whole cranberries, fresh whole blueberries, chicory root, turmeric root, milk thistle, burdock root, lavender, marshmallow root, rosehips, enterococcus faecium.
SUPPLEMENTS: Vitamin E, Zinc Chelate, Copper Chelate.
*Preserved with mixed tocopherols, a tocopherol rich extract of natural origin – Vitamin E and Rosemary Oil.
DESIGNED FOR CARNIVORES
Our Biologically Appropriate foods are designed to match the eating anatomy of dogs and to produce a nutritional analysis that mirrors the natural diet. We’ve packed ACANA with richly nourishing protein and fat, with no grains or gluten.
|Crude Protein (min.)||31 %|
|Crude Fat (min.)||15 %|
|Crude Ash (max.)||7.5 %|
|Crude Fibers (max.)||5 %|
|Moisture (max.)||12 %|
|Calcium (min.)||1.3 %|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)||2.2 %|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)||0.8 %|
|DHA (min.)||0.15 %|
|EPA (min.)||0.1 %|
|Glucosamine (min.)||1200 mg/kg|
|Chondroitin Sulfate (min.)||1000 mg/kg|
VITAMINS & MINARELS
|Vitamin A||13 kIU/kg|
|Vitamin D3||1500 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E||120 IU/kg|
|Thiamine (B1)||5 mg/kg|
|Riboflavin (B2)||7 mg/kg|
|Pan. Acid (B5)||20 mg/kg|
|Niacin (B3)||55 mg/kg|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||2.5 mg/kg|
|Folic Acid||1.5 mg/kg|
|Vitamin B12||0.07 mg/kg|
|Chicory Root||400 mg/kg|
|Milk Thistle||100 mg/kg|
|Burdock Root||100 mg/kg|
|Marshmallow Root||100 mg/kg|
YOUR DOG IS SPECIAL
ACANA benefits dogs of all breeds and life stages. Just like you, your dog is unique and feeding requirements will vary with environment, age, and activity. The table below provides a starting point, to be adjusted as needed. Feed twice daily and always keep fresh water available.
|Weight of Dog||Active (1 hour or more daily exercise)||Less Active (1 hour or more daily exercise)|
|2 kg||40 gm||30 gm|
|5 kg||90 gm||60 gm|
|10 kg||180 gm||120 gm|
|20 kg||300 gm||200 gm|
|30 kg||400 gm||270 gm|
|40 kg||480 gm||330 gm|
|50 kg||570 gm||390 gm|
† 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.
Unique compared to conventional foods, ACANA delivers more calories from protein and fat and fewer from carbohydrates, reducing the risk of obesity and promoting your dog’s peak health.
Metabolizable Energy is 3393 kcal/kg (407 kcal per 250ml/120g cup), with 32% from protein, 30% from vegetables and fruit, and 38% from fat.