EVERY INGREDIENT HAS A PURPOSE

We only select dog and cat food ingredients for nutrition that helps your pet live his best life possible. If you’ve ever wondered what the ingredients in your pet’s food do, read on to find out.

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Responsibly Sourced

Choosing partners who supply our meat, grain, and vegetables means we can select high quality cat and dog food ingredients for your pet. And it ensures we can trace every ingredient back to our trusted sources.

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Expertly Prepared

Because knowing what our cat and dog food is made of is important, we craft 99% of our pet products in our own facilities so we can keep an eye on every step.

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Nutritionally Essential

Studying the nutrients dogs and cats need, then selecting the right cat and dog food ingredients ensures every recipe nourishes them.

    Protein

    Purina puts protein in every single recipe – providing a strong foundation for your pet’s nutrition.

    Sockeye Salmon
    Ocean Fish Meal
    Pork
    Tuna Meal
    Beef
    Beefhide
    Shrimp Meal
    Chicken By-Product
    Crab Meal
    Catfish
    Cod
    Canola Meal
    Chicken
    Chicken By-Product Meal
    Chicken Meal
    Corn Gluten Meal
    Dried Whey
    Dried Yeast
    Duck
    Egg Product (Dried)
    Egg Whites
    Fish
    Fish Meal
    Hake
    Lamb
    Liver
    Mackerel
    Meat and Bone Meal
    Meat By-Products
    Ocean Fish
    Ocean Whitefish
    Pea Protein
    Pheasant
    Pork Lungs
    Potato Protein
    Poultry
    Poultry By-Product
    Poultry By-Product Meal
    Poultry Giblets
    Quail
    Salmon
    Salmon Meal
    Shrimp
    Sodium Caseinate
    Sole
    Soybean Germ Meal
    Soybean Meal
    Soy Flakes
    Soy Flour
    Soy Grits
    Soy Protein Concentrate
    Soy Protein Isolate
    Trout
    Tuna
    Turkey
    Turkey By-Product Meal
    Venison
    Wheat Gluten
    Whitefish

    Carbohydrate

    Purina only selects carbohydrate sources that deliver sustaining energy to pets.

    Lentil Flour
    Barley
    Citrus Pulp
    Rye Flour
    Chicory Root
    Corn Bran
    Brewers Rice
    Brown Rice
    Cassava Root Flour
    Corn Germ Meal
    Dried Beet Pulp
    Ground Yellow Corn
    Inulin
    Long Grain Rice
    Malted Barley Extract
    Oat Meal
    Pea Fibre
    Pea Starch
    Pearled Barley
    Potatoes
    Potato Starch
    Powdered Cellulose
    Rice
    Rice Flour
    Soybean Hulls
    Tapioca Starch
    Wheat Bran
    Wheat Flour
    Whole Barley
    Whole Brown Rice
    Whole Grain Corn
    Whole Grain Wheat
    Whole Oat Meal
    Wild Rice

    Fats and Oils

    Purina sources only nutrient-rich fats and oils, with known benefits for pets.

    Bacon Fat (preserved with BHA and citric acid)
    Partially hydrogenated vegetable oil
    Canola Oil
    Beef tallow preserved with mixed-tocopherols
    Beef Fat
    Fish Oil
    Medium Chain Triglyceride Vegetable Oil (MCTS)
    Sunflower Oil
    Soybean Oil
    Corn Oil
    Animal Fat

    Taste, Texture & Variety

    Purina believes great-tasting food plays an important role in long-lasting health.

    Bacon
    Natural and artificial smoked flavours
    Maltodextrin
    Tuna Broth
    Cumin Powder
    Potassium Sorbate (a preservative)
    Animal Liver Flavour
    Basil
    Dried Garlic
    Propionic Acid (a preservative)
    High Fructose Corn Syrup
    Salmon Broth
    Dried Onion
    Rosemary
    Corn Syrup
    Ethoxyquin (a preservative)
    Rosemary Extract
    Dried Chicken Flavoured Gravy
    Garlic powder
    Sodium Bicarbonate
    Catnip
    Gum Arabic
    Thyme
    Dehydrated Seaweed Meal
    Hydrogenated Corn Syrup
    Vinegar Powder
    Butternut Squash
    Added Colour
    Molasses
    Lamb and Chicken Broth
    Green Beans (Dried)
    Fish Extract
    Duck Broth
    Whole Cranberries
    Corn Starch
    BHT (a preservative)
    Vegetable Starch - Modified
    Natural Liver Flavour
    BHA (a preservative)
    Animal Digest
    Artificial And Natural Flavours
    Avocado
    Ascorbic Acid
    Beef Broth
    Beef and Chicken Broth
    Blueberries
    Blue 2
    Calcium Propionate
    Caramel Colour
    Carrageenan
    Carrots (Dried)
    Cheese
    Chicken Broth
    Citric Acid
    Corn Starch-Modified
    Dried Apples
    Dried Ground Blueberries
    Dried Pumpkin
    Egg and Chicken Flavour
    Fish Broth
    Garlic Oil
    Glycerin
    Green Beans
    Guar Gum
    Gelatin
    Iron Oxide
    Lamb Broth
    Liver Flavour
    Locust Bean Gum
    Meat Broth
    Milk
    Natural And Artificial Roasted Turkey Flavour
    Natural Sautéed Seafood Flavor
    Natural Seared Salmon Flavour
    Natural Filet Mignon Flavour
    Natural Flavours
    Parsley Flakes