Merrick Grain Free Backcountry Raw Infused Big Game Recipe Dry Dog Food is an ancestral canine diet packed with protein dogs crave. This natural, grain free formula provides your dog with the nutritional benefits of a raw diet they would have discovered in the wild in a safe and convenient recipe that's easy to serve.
- Real deboned lamb is always the first ingredient. This high quality protein helps build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels.
- Freeze-dried raw pieces are mixed into the kibble in a pure state to provide nutritional benefits that are easily digestible and taste great. The raw inclusion goes through rigorous testing and a proven process called High-Pressure Processing (HPP) to ensure food safety.
- All Merrick Backcountry recipes are rich in Omega fatty acids for healthy skin and coat, and contain leading levels of glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy hips and joints.
- All Merrick recipes are crafted in our Hereford, TX kitchen and cooked in the USA, in facilities that uphold strict FDA guidelines.
Deboned Lamb, Pork Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Potatoes, Pea Protein, Natural Flavor, Potato Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Buffalo, Venison, Salmon Meal, Beef, Beef Liver, Apples, Gelatin, Blueberries, Organic Alfalfa, Salmon Oil (source of Omega-3 fatty acids), Salt, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.
- Crude protein (min.)38.00%
- Crude fat (min.)17.00%
- Crude fiber (max.)3.50%
- Moisture (max.)11.00%
- Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.)3.00%
- Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.)0.30%
- Glucosamine* (min.)800 mg/kg
- Chondroitin sulfate* (min.)800 mg/kg
Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Big Game Recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
*If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
|Goal Weight (lbs)
||Calories Per Day
||Cups Per Day (Approx)
For dogs over 100 lbs: add 1/4 cup per additional 10 lbs.
Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Backcountry Big Game Recipe each day.
3,738 kcal/kg or 374 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).