Vitamins, Minerals and More
Dried Kelp ▼
(AAFCO) Dried seaweed of the families laminariacae and fucaceae. A natural extractive and carbohydrate. Dried kelp helps to thicken kibble.
Tapioca Starch ▼
Made from the root of a cassava plant. Naturally low in fat and a source of iron. Gluten-free and low in sodium.
Dehydrated Chicken Cartilage ▼
A natural source of glucosamine.
Agar Agar ▼
A gelatinous substance obtained from various kinds of red seaweed and used in biological culture media and as a thickener in foods.
Mixed Tocopherols ▼
Often used as preservatives, mixed tocopherols are a source of Vitamin E, which supports healthy skin, coat and eyes, and has antioxidant properties protecting cells in the body.
This a mixture of differing forms of Vitamin E most often used as a preservative or antioxidant to stabilize fats to prevent them from becoming rancid. Their stabilizing effect depends on the type of fat used.
(AAFCO) An acceptable source of sodium chloride. This is an antioxidant food additive, but there is a VERY minimal amount in formulas.
Vitamin E Supplement ▼
Antioxidant; regulator of vitamin A; protects skin cells; prevents arthritis; prevents cancer; decreases inflammation in the eyes.
Niacin Supplement ▼
Essential B-complex vitamin; functions as a carrier of carbon dioxide; important for the structuring of chromosomes (by binding to histones); promotes healthy skin and coat.
Thiamine Mononitrate ▼
Vitamin B1; assists with carbohydrate metabolism.
L- Carnitine ▼
Amino Acid; antioxidant support; helps with weight loss; improves heart disorders; converts fatty acids into energy.
D-Calcium Pantothenate ▼
Vitamin B5; assists with metabolizing energy in the body; supports adrenal function.
Riboflavin Supplement ▼
Vitamin B2; essential micronutrient for metabolizing; easily absorbed.
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride ▼
Promotes red blood cells, a form of vitamin B6; balances hormones.
Vitamin A Supplement ▼
Vitamin B12 Supplement ▼
(AAFCO) Feeding material used for its vitamin B12 activity. Essential for brain and nervous system functions; helps in formation of blood.
Vitamin D3 Supplement ▼
(AAFCO) Feeding material used for its vitamin D3 activity. Vitamin D is usually made in the skin by the sun&rsquos UV rays, but considering dogs usually have fur covering most of their body, they need supplementation. Assists in bone health; supports immune system; prevents cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Folic Acid ▼
A form of the water-soluble Vitamin B9; synthesizes and repairs DNA; aids rapid cell growth; produces healthy red blood cells.
Choline Chloride ▼
B complex vitamin; necessary for brain function.
Potassium Chloride ▼
A natural salt; important for the heart, muscles and nerves.
Zinc Proteinate ▼
Stimulates the immune system; protects against cell damage; essential to insulin formation.
Betaine Anhydrous ▼
(AAFCO) A partial replacement for choline; naturally occurring.
Iron Proteinate ▼
Combines with copper and protein to form hemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen; helps with digestive of fatty acids.
Selenium Yeast ▼
Antioxidant; improves Immune system; helps to fight off cancers; maintains healthy blood vessels.
Copper Proteinate ▼
Aids in bone formation, protein metabolism and iron absorption.
Manganese Proteinate ▼
Nourishes the brain and nervous system; supports a healthy immune system.
Magnesium Sulfate ▼
Magnesium sulfate is a source of magnesium essential for overall body health including heart health, muscle contraction and strong bones.
Monosodium Phosphate ▼
Monosodium phosphate is added as a source of sodium because sodium is an essential nutrient. Sodium supports acid-base regulation and is a key component to supporting the immune system.
Calcium Iodate ▼
Calcium iodate is a form of iodine, a mineral essential for thyroid health. It can be found naturally in seaweed and ocean fish.
DiCalcium Phosphate ▼
A rich source of both calcium and phosphorus, essential nutrients for the development of healthy bones and teeth in your pet.
Calcium Carbonate ▼
A natural source of calcium essential to the body to build strong teeth and bones.
Sodium Selenite ▼
A source of both sodium and selenium. Sodium is essential for proper cell functioning, working with potassium to maintain acid-base balance. Selenium in proper doses plays a vital role in combating cellular damage caused by free radicals. Since animals require only about 0.1 parts per million of selenium, sodium selenite does not contribute any significant amounts of sodium. This helps to regulate the body's water balance.
Taurine (Only in the Feline Life Advantage) ▼
Organic Acid; Used for the maintenance and functioning of the skeletal system; essential for felines as they cannot synthesize this compound; required by AAFCO in Feline formula.