THE PROTEIN-RICH DIET
YOUR DOG WOULD DISCOVER IN THE WILD.
Backcountry means back to nature. It’s an all-natural, grain-free ancestral diet packed with the protein dogs crave and loaded with the nutrients they need. It mixes protein-rich kibble with freeze-dried raw pieces of real meat, poultry or fish—all with a texture and taste so delicious, your dog will go wild for it.Backcountry is best for all life stages and all breed sizes.PROTEIN-PACKED KIBBLE + REAL WHOLE PIECES OF FREEZE-DRIED RAW MEAT
Freeze dried raw meat, safely processed for a convenient and nutritious option for those pet parents interested in a raw-style diet.#1 INGREDIENT: DEBONED MEAT, FISH OR POULTRY
Leading levels of high quality proteins for healthy energy levels, easier digestibility and the great taste your dog will love.OMEGA FATTY ACIDS FROM SALMON OIL
Leading levels to help support healthy skin and a smooth, shiny coat.EXOTIC PROTEIN BLENDS
Exotic proteins including rabbit, venison and salmon rich in amino acids to provide the building blocks for muscle growth and maintenance.
Merrick Grain Free Backcountry Raw Infused Puppy Recipe is formulated with essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients to support healthy growth and development in puppies of all breeds. Your active puppy will love this natural, grain free formula that provides the nutritional benefits of a raw diet they would have discovered in the wild in a safe and convenient recipe that's easy to serve.
- Real deboned chicken is always the first ingredient. This high quality protein helps build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels.
- Freeze-dried raw pieces are mixed into the kibble in a pure state to provide nutritional benefits that are easily digestible and taste great. The raw inclusion goes through rigorous testing and a proven process called High-Pressure Processing (HPP) to ensure food safety.
- All Merrick Backcountry recipes are rich in Omega fatty acids for healthy skin and coat, and contain leading levels of glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy hips and joints.
- All Merrick recipes are crafted in our Hereford, TX kitchen and cooked in the USA, in facilities that uphold strict FDA guidelines.
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Peas, Natural Flavor, Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Potato Protein, Deboned Salmon, Chicken Liver, Apples, Blueberries, Gelatin, Organic Alfalfa, Salmon Oil (source of Omega 3 fatty acids), Salt, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.GUARANTEED ANALYSIS:
Crude protein (min.)30%
Crude fat (min.)12%
Crude fiber (max.)3.5%
Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.)3%
Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.)0.3%
Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Puppy Recipe Dog Food 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 (70 lbs. or more as an adult).
*If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.