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Instinct® Ultimate Protein® Cage-Free Chicken Recipe for Small Breed Dogs

Instinct® Ultimate Protein® Cage-Free Chicken Recipe for Small Breed Dogs

Based on our belief that raw is the purest form of nutrition, we challenged ourselves to craft a kibble that most closely mirrors the benefits of our raw diets and is perfectly tailored for your small breed dog - a kibble with the highest levels of protein from real meat and unmatched digestibility* for optimal nutrient absorption. The result, Instinct Ultimate Protein Grain-Free Cage-Free Chicken Recipe for Small Breed dogs. (*compared to other premium natural dog food brands)

95% of protein from real chicken. Up to 3X more real chicken.* Absolutely no animal meal.
Balanced protein, fat and calories ideal for small breed dogs + the only kibble with the pure, real nutrition of raw on every piece
Tailored Nutrition: Guaranteed levels of calcium & phosphorus for strong bones & teeth + naturally occurring glucosamine & chondroitin for joint health
Guaranteed levels of live, natural probiotics, natural Omegas and antioxidants for digestive health, healthy skin & coat, and immune health
Made without - grain, potato, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meal, artificial colors or preservatives

Available in 4 lb bags

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Our Ingredients

Chicken (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Tapioca, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Ground Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Dried Tomato Pomace, Salmon Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dried Whey Protein Concentrate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Montmorillonite Clay, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Taurine, Freeze Dried Chicken, Freeze Dried Chicken Liver, Pumpkinseeds, Freeze Dried Chicken Heart, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract

Guaranteed Analysis
Caloric Content (calculated) - Metabolizable Energy
Caloric Content4,470 kcal/kg

491 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min)47 %
Crude Fat (min)18 %
Crude Fiber (max)2.50 %
Moisture (max)10 %
Calcium (min)1.40 %
Phosphorus (min)1.10 %
Vitamin E (min)200 IU/kg
*Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min)100 mg/kg
*Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min)0.60 %
*Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min)3.20 %
Glucosamine (min)400 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate (min)200 mg/kg
Bacillus coagulans (min)60,000,000 CFU/lb
Vitamin D1,402 IU/kg
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)40.20 mg/kg
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)1.40 mg/kg
Pantothenic Acid34.70 mg/kg
Niacin223.10 mg/kg
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)2.20 mg/kg
Folic Acid0.30 mg/kg
Vitamin B120.12 mg/kg
Potassium0.80 %
Sodium0.50 %
Magnesium0.12 %
Copper43.80 mg/kg
Zinc287.20 mg/kg
Amino Acids
Arginine2.70 %
Histidine1 %
Isoleucine1.80 %
Leucine3.10 %
Lysine3.10 %
Threonine1.70 %
Tryptophan0.60 %
Feeding Guidelines
Daily Feeding Guidelines

Ideal feeding amounts will vary by age, weight and activity level so the guide below should be used as an initial recommendation. Divide the cups per day by the number of feedings per day. Be sure to always provide clean, fresh water. Along with dry food, we recommend feeding raw or wet food to help increase the amount of water in your dog’s diet.

For more specific feeding recommendations and information on how to easily combine different forms of food use this handy Instinct Feeding Guide to see how much Instinct pet food your dog needs.

Complete & Balanced

Instinct® Ultimate Protein® Cage-Free Chicken Recipe for Small Breed Dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages except for growth of large size dogs (70 lbs or more as an adult).

Calorie Content (FED)

Metabolizable Energy
4,470 kcal/kg; 491 kcal/cup

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