Available in 5.5 oz Cans
BLUE Freedom Grain-Free Chicken Recipe
for Small Breed Adult Dogs
Some dogs just don’t do well with grain-based foods. That’s why we created BLUE Freedom canned food for small breed dogs. BLUE Freedom contains no grains, so it has no glutens. Glutens are known to trigger allergic reactions in some dogs.
BLUE Freedom canned food for small breed dogs is made with the finest natural ingredients—ingredients chosen with great care by our animal nutritionists to meet the special needs of small breed dogs.
- High-quality protein and quality carbohydrates to meet higher energy requirements.
- The optimal balance of Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids to help promote a shiny coat and healthy skin.
- Glucosamine helps promote joint health.
- NO chicken by-product meals, NO corn, wheat or soy and nothing artificial.
Made Without Wheat
This is an important difference between BLUE Freedom and other canned dog foods. Many other brands use wheat as a thickening agent in their food, but wheat has been known to cause allergies in some dogs.
A high–quality, highly digestible protein source that provides essential amino acids, fatty acids, and certain minerals for muscle development, organ function, and energy. The chicken used in BLUE natural dog and cat foods comes from USDA–inspected facilities.
- Chicken Broth,
An organ meat high in protein, rich in iron and vitamin A, and used as a natural flavor enhancer.
Carrots provide antioxidants and health protecting phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals. They are high in Vitamin A and carotenoids. Carotenoids are antioxidants providing protection against free radicals (cancer causing agents). The carrots used in BLUE dog and cat foods are whole fresh carrots sourced from approved USDA sources.
BLUE uses fresh, green peas. A good source of protein and Vitamin A. Peas are packed with fiber to help manage cholesterol and blood sugar. Also a good source of potassium.
Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of potassium, B vitamins and beta-carotene. They provide phytochemicals and carotenoids; sources of antioxidant agents providing natural protection against free radicals (cancer causing agents). The sweet potatoes used in BLUE dog and cat foods are fresh whole sweet potatoes sourced from USDA approved vendors.
- Ground Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids),
Potassium is important for a healthy nervous system and a regular heart rhythm. Aids in proper muscle contraction and maintaining stable blood pressure.
Guar Gum is primarily used as a thickener and stabilizer in canned food. A highly soluble and highly digestible fiber with a low caloric content that is known to significantly reduce cholesterol levels.
Blueberries are an excellent source of Vitamins A & C, potassium, and fiber.
An antioxidant that fights free radicals (toxins) in the body; a natural acidifier that contributes to urinary tract health, preventing bacterial infection in the urinary tract, and aid in the prevention of struvite crystals in the bladder and urethra.
- Fish Oil,
Glucosamine has been known to prevent arthritis and to maintain connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage.
- Cassia Gum,
Carnitine is an amino acid that increases fat metabolism, lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Also promotes enhanced endurance.
Vitamin A Supplement,
Vitamin A Supplement
Vitamin A is essential for healthy bones, teeth, hair, skin, eyes, and mucous membranes. It is an oil soluble vitamin and is important to the immune system especially for respiratory infections. It is a building block of rhodopsin, a compound in the retina responsible for sight in partial darkness.
Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1),
Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1)
Vitamin B1 is essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates and protein. It is also important for a healthy nervous system, keeps mucous membranes healthy, maintains normal function of the nervous system, muscles and heart. Also promotes normal growth and development.
- Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2),
Biotin (Vitamin B7),
Biotin (Vitamin B7)
Also known as Vitamin H, it is active in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and protein, and the formation of fatty acids. It promotes normal health of sweat glands, nerve tissue, bone marrow, blood cells, skin, and hair. It is essential for growth and well-being.
Vitamin B12 Supplement,
Vitamin B12 Supplement
Vitamin B12 is a coenzyme in nucleic acid, protein and lipid synthesis. It is necessary for growth. Necessary for normal processing of carbohydrates, protein, and fat in the body.
Vitamin D3 Supplement,
Vitamin D3 Supplement
Vitamin D promotes healthy skin, bone, connective tissue and heart. It is necessary for the proper absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus.
Vitamin E Supplement,
Vitamin E Supplement
Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that helps to improve circulation and cardiac output.
Iron Amino Acid Chelate,
Iron Amino Acid Chelate
Iron is an essential mineral for preventing anemia, stimulating bone-marrow production of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the red-blood cell pigment that carries oxygen to body cells and forms part of several enzymes and proteins.
Zinc Amino Acid Chelate,
Zinc Amino Acid Chelate
Zinc is an essential mineral important in helping to support healthy skin, hair and mucous membranes. It has antioxidant properties, helps maintain normal taste and sense of smell, aids in healing and promoting a healthy immune system, helps synthesize DNA and RNA and promotes normal growth and development.
- Cobalt Amino Acid Chelate,
Copper Amino Acid Chelate,
Copper Amino Acid Chelate
Copper promotes normal red blood cell formation, acts as a catalyst in storage and release of iron to form hemoglobin for red blood cells, assists in the production of several enzymes involved in respiration, promotes connective-tissue formation and central nervous system function and promotes normal insulin function. Copper is an essential mineral for preventing anemia in dogs and cats.
Manganese Amino Acid Chelate,
Manganese Amino Acid Chelate
Manganese is an essential mineral for normal growth and development, aids in carbohydrate metabolism, promotes nerve functions, aids in formation of connective tissue and is involved in the antioxidation process.
Sodium Selenite is a source of selenium. Selenium is important to healthy muscles and nerves. It is also important in fertility and enhances the antioxidant characteristics of Vitamin E.
Potassium Iodide is used as a bioavailable source of iodide. Iodide is essential for thyroid health; it promotes normal cell function and is important in the formation of bones, teeth, muscles, and blood.
A natural form of salt obtained from processing seawater. It is a supplement for sodium and chloride, essential nutrients required by dogs and cats. Sodium and chloride are electrolytes. They help regulate water balance in the body, aid in muscle contraction and nerve transmission and regulate the body's acid-balance. Sea salt also contains trace minerals associated with animal health.
Choline Chloride protects nerve function and maintains fat metabolism. Also helps regulate the liver and helps maintain acid and water balance.
|Crude Protein||8.0% min|
|Crude Fat||6.0% min|
|Crude Fiber||1.0% max|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids*||0.11% min|
|Omega 6 Fatty Acids*||0.75% min|
|Glucosamine*||380 mg/kg min|
|L-Carnitine*||380 mg/kg min|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Grain-Free BLUE Freedom Chicken Recipe for Small Breed Dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed):
1,049 Kcals/kg, 164 Kcals/can
Feeding Instructions: Feed ¾ to 1 can per 3-5 lbs. of body weight per day.
Note: Individual dog’s requirements may vary due to age, breed, environment and activity level. Adjust food as required to maintain optimal body condition and ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.