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Orijen Senior is a biologically appropriate, WholePrey dry food for dogs over 7 years old. Made with 38% protein and 19% low-glycemic carbohydrates, Orijen nourishes all canines according to their evolutionary and biological needs.

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Orijen Senior

Manufacturer

Orijen

Species

Dog

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£66.15
Reference : DOR1220-13
Delivery Between 2 and 3 days
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What is Orijen Senior dog food?

 

Senior dogs are best fed a diet rich in protein to promote lean muscle mass, yet limited in calories ro promote a healthy body weight.

With 38% richly nourishing protein, and a limited 19% low-glycemic carbohydrates, Orijen nourishes senior dogs according to their evolutionary and biological needs.

Unmatched by any other senior dog food, 2/3 of the meats are fresh (refrigerated, without preservatives) or raw (flash-frozen without preservatives), including the top 10 meat ingredients.

1/3 of meats are air dried at 90°C from fresh chicken, turkey and fish to create a concentrated source of richly nourishing protein that cannot be supplied by fresh meats alone.

Nutrient-dense WholePrey ratios of fresh meats, organs, and cartilage plus fresh whole fish and fresh whole eggs provide virtually every nutrient your senior dog needs - only zinc is added.

Infusions of gently freeze-dried cod liver enhance flavour and palatability naturally, making Orijen deliciously tasty, even for fussy eaters.

 

Suitable for dogs over 7 years old.

 

What does Biologically Appropriate mean?

Dogs evolved as hunters and, just like their wild cousins, their teeth, jaws and digestive system are all adapted for meat concentrated diets that are rich in fresh meats and meat diversity.

The Biologically Appropriate concept is simple: Mirror the quantity, freshness, and variety of meat that nature evolved dogs to eat.

 

To determine if a dog’s food is biologically appropriate, simply answer three meat questions:

How much meat?

85% meat inclusions.

Orijen leads its class in premium meat inclusions.

All from animals deemed fit for human consumption, prior to inclusion in Orijen foods.

 

How much fresh meat?

2/3 fresh or raw, 1/3 dehydrated or dried.

2/3 of meats are fresh or raw and loaded with goodness.

1/3 is dried at low temperatures for a premium protein source.

 

How many meats?

5 different animals in WholePrey ratios.

A variety of meats in WholePrey ratios supply nutrients naturally, dramatically reducing the need for synthetic supplements.

 

What does WholePrey mean?

In nature there are no synthetic supplements, so dogs derive their complete nutritional needs naturally by consuming whole animals, which contain all the nutrients they need to thrive.

That’s why you won’t find long lists of synthetic supplements in Orijen dog foods. Loaded with richly nourishing ratios of fresh poultry, organs and cartilage plus fresh whole fish and eggs, Orijen provides a natural source of virtually every nutrient your dog needs to thrive.

What are the benefits of feeding Orijen Senior dog food?

 

Produced in Canada

Biologically appropriate

Fresh regional ingredients

Sustainable ingredients

WholePrey diet

85% meat content

2/3 fresh or raw meat

1/3 dehydrated or dried meat

Freeze-dried infused

Carbohydrate limited

Fresh fruit, vegetables & botanicals

No grains, potato, tapioca, GMO

Suitable for dogs over 7 years old

11.4kg

What is in Orijen Senior dog food?

 

Ingredients:

Fresh Chicken Meat 13%, Fresh Whole Eggs 7%, Fresh Turkey Meat 7%, Fresh Whole Herring 7%, Fresh Chicken Liver 6%, Fresh Whole Flounder 4%, Fresh Turkey Liver 4%, Fresh Chicken Necks 4%, Fresh Chicken Heart 4%, Fresh Turkey Heart 4%, Dehydrated Chicken 4%, Dehydrated Turkey 4%, Dehydrated Whole Mackerel 4%, Dehydrated Whole Sardine 4%, Dehydrated Whole Herring 4%, Whole Red Lentils, Whole Green Lentils, Whole Green Peas, Lentil Fibre, Whole Chickpeas, Whole Yellow Peas, Whole Pinto Beans, Chicken Cartilage 1%, Whole Navy Beans, Herring Oil 1%, Chicken Fat 1%, Turkey Cartilage 1%, Freeze-Dried Chicken Liver, Freeze-Dried Turkey Liver, Fresh Whole Pumpkin, Fresh Whole Butternut Squash, Fresh Whole Zucchini (Courgette), Fresh Whole Parsnips, Fresh Carrots, Fresh Whole Red Delicious Apples, Fresh Whole Bartlett Pears, Fresh Kale, Fresh Spinach, Fresh Beet Greens, Fresh Turnip Greens, Brown Kelp, Whole Cranberries, Whole Blueberries, Whole Saskatoon Berries, Chicory Root, Turmeric Root, Milk Thistle, Burdock Root, Lavender, Marshmallow Root, Rosehips, Enterococcus faecium.

 

Nutritional Additives (per kg):

Zinc chelate 100mg.

 

Analytical Constituents:

Crude Protein 38%, Fat 15%, Crude Ash 8%, Crude Fibre 8%, Moisture 12%, Calcium 1.3%, Phosphorus 1.1%, Omega-6 2.3%, Omega-3 0.9%, DHA 0.3%, EPA 0.2%, Glucosamine 1400mg/kg, Chondroitin Sulphate 1200mg/kg.

How much Orijen Senior dog food should I feed?

 

Your dog is unique, and their feeding requirements will vary with his environment, age and activity.

That’s why Orijen suggests starting with the guides below, and then monitoring your dog’s weight and adjusting portions as needed. Feed twice daily and remember always to keep fresh, clean water available.

Feeding Guide

Orijen Senior provides more calories from protein and fat and fewer from carbohydrates, providing a calorie distribution that mirrors the natural diet, reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes.

CALORIE CONTENT (calculated): Metabolizable Energy is 3630 kcal/kg (435 kcal per 250ml/120g cup) with calories distributed to support peak conditioning; 42% from protein, 21% from vegetables and fruits, and 37% from fat.