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Essentials The Beginning has been specially formulated for small breeds, puppies and junior dogs who’s expected adult weight is below 15kg. Using the highest of quality ingredients, The Beginning is 100% grain free and follows Essentials’ BOF principle. This has been developed to maintain healthy blood sugar levels for your dog. The high fresh meat content combined with the low temperature at the time of preparation, allows your dog to gain exceptional nutritional values and stimulated instincts thanks to these delicious meals. Essential Foods say that their BOF principle has had great reports of positive mental changes with drastic and small behavioural developments.
Made with 74% fresh eggs, chicken, duck, salmon and trout. Essentials only use regional cage free chickens that have been born and farmed in the UK. Ensuring the highest standard possible, only Red Tractor Certified farms are used to source their ducks. The delicious rainbow trout has been fished by hand from the River Avon, and the Atlantic Salmon has been farmed in Scotland, providing a unique source of Omega 3 which is great for maintaining healthy skin and coat.
The Beginning also contains plenty of fresh eggs which are a great source of protein and vitamin B, and provide all of the essential amino acids that your dog’s immune system is unable to produce enough of on its own. This recipe even contains some prebiotics, mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS), fructooligosaccharides (FOS) and alfafa which are natural ingredients that promote the growth of bacterial flora within the gastrointestinal tract for a healthy gut.
The food should be stored in a cool dry place (5-18℃), away from direct sunlight and in an airtight container.
Essentials recommend that puppy and junior dogs are fed The Beginning in Small Kibble until they are 10-12 months old, then switch to the Adult Range.
If you are just starting your journey with Essentials, we suggest that you gradually phase in this tasty new food over the course of 4-7 days, or make the change from one day to the next which works equally well. We advise that you spend the first 2-3 weeks identifying the correct portion size, overfeeding will result in softer stools. When your dog’s stools are solid and they feel satisfied, you have found the correct portion size.
Always ensure fresh drinking water is available.
If your pet gains or loses weight adjust amount accordingly.
|Weight in Kg's||2kg||5kg||10kg||15kg|
|fresh and dried chicken, duck, salmon, trout, egg||85 %|
|Of which is fresh (% of whole recipe)||42 %|
|Of which is Omega 3||1.7 %|
|Of which is Omega 6||3.6 %|
|Minerals / crude ash||8 %|
|Freshly prepared chicken and duck, dried chicken and duck, sweet potato, chicken fat, peas, freshly prepared salmon and trout, freshly prepared whole egg, linseed, potato, liver stock, lucerne sprout, vitamins, minerals, MOS (mannanoligosaccarides), FOS (fructooligosaccharides), glucosamine, chondroitin, cranberry, acai, blueberry, mulberry, apple, tomato, orange, pear, carrot, spinach, cauliflower, seaweed, marigold, ginseng, green tea, ginger|