Go Beyond the 1st Ingredient™ with ACANA® recipes that are thoughtfully crafted from start to finish. With the highest protein offering in ACANA pet foods, our Highest Protein Appalachian Ranch Recipe is rich with 70%* quality animal ingredients like ranch-raised beef, Yorkshire pork, grass-fed lamb, catfish and bison, balanced with 30%+ fruits, vegetables, and botanicals, many delivered daily. Artificial colors, flavors or preservatives are never added in our kitchen.
Our premium ingredients come from a curated group of farmers, ranchers and fishers we’ve known and trusted for decades, and we approach every batch with an unsurpassed commitment to safety and quality in our award-winning Kentucky kitchen. The result is a protein-rich, nutritious, and delicious dog food to help them live a healthy, happy life.
*Approximate and derived from the unprocessed state of the ingredients.
+We also add vitamins, minerals, natural preservatives and probiotics.
Why We Love It
- First three ingredients are fresh or raw beef, pork, and lamb; nutrient-dense and high in protein. Our fresh ingredients use refrigeration as the sole method of preservation and our raw ingredients are frozen at their peak freshness.
- Includes fresh or raw vegetables & fruit like collard greens, whole pumpkin, butternut squash, apples, and pears; nutritious and high in fiber.
- Grain-free with no added soy, corn, wheat or tapioca.
ACANA's Appalachian Ranch formula is a grain-free, protein-packed recipe loaded with over 70% of ranch-raised red meats and freshwater catfish! Honoring the Appalachian ranching heritage, this region-inspired recipes features a biologically appropriate variety of premium ingredients including Angus beef, Yorkshire pork and grass-fed Kentucky lamb, bison and freshwater catfish. All ingredients are raised and fished on local Kentucky ranches by farmers ACANA knows and trusts and deemed fit for human consumption before arriving fresh and whole. Staying true to your dog's evolutionary diet, ACANA formulas feature wholeprey ratios in order to mimic the diet mother nature intend so your dog can maintain optimum weight and peak health. By utilizing the whole animal or fish, including organs and cartilage, your dog absorbs all the necessary nutrients naturally and completely. Muscle meat provides protein; liver, kidney and tripe supply vitamins and minerals; while bones and cartilage deliver calcium and phophorus. Glucosamine and chondroitin are derived naturally from high quality meat ingredients, not synthetics. Quality fish ingredients are naturally rich in essential fatty acids like Omega-3, DHA and EPA to promote healthy skin and shiny coats. A fresh assortment of fruits and vegetables are grown on neighboring farms to provide a tasty and natural source of vitamins, minerals and amino acids necessary to keep dogs of all breeds and ages in peak physical health.
Why We Love It
- Loaded with 70% red meat and fish ingredients
- Featuring WholePrey ratios of Angus beef, Yorkshire pork and grass-fed Kentucky lamb, bison and freshwater catfish
- Grain-free, carbohydrate-limited
Your dog may not roam the wilderness like their ancestors did, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't feed them like they don't. ACANA makes only foods that are rich in meat and protein variety, with wholeprey meat ratios and limited carbohydrates, replacing fast carbs with low glycemic, healthy fruits and vegetables. With a state of art brand new kitchen in Kentucky, all ACANA foods are sourced and made right here in the USA by trusted farmers. With human grade ingredients that typically arrive at the kitchens within 48 hours of harvesting, fresh is the entire basis of ACANA's brand. Ingredients like heritage red meats from the Appalachian ranching country, free run poultry and eggs, wild caught fish from New England, whole fruits and vegetables like Bartlett pears and butternut squash, and locally grown botanicals from Kentucky, ACANA believes the healthiest foods are made here at home in Kentucky, never outsourced. ACANA nourishes your pet's instinct for real, fresh meats and high quality grain-free carbohydrates. It's everything Mother Nature intended, and nothing she did not.
IngredientsBeef, pork, lamb, lamb meal, beef meal, pork meal, whole red lentils, whole pinto beans, pork liver, beef fat, whole green lentils, whole chickpeas, catfish meal, pea starch, catfish, fish oil, lentil fiber, bison, natural pork flavor, whole green peas, whole yellow peas, beef liver, beef tripe, lamb tripe, lamb liver, beef kidney, pork kidney, collard greens, salt, dried kelp, zinc proteinate, whole pumpkin, whole butternut squash, whole apples, whole pears, mixed tocopherols (preservative), taurine, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, thiamine mononitrate, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, freeze-dried beef, freeze-dried lamb, freeze-dried pork, copper proteinate, dried chicory root, turmeric, sarsaparilla root, althea root, rosehips, juniper berries, citric acid (preservative), rosemary extract, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product
|Crude Protein||33% min|
|Crude Fat||17% min|
|Crude Fiber||6% max|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids||1.8% min|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids||0.6% min|
|Chondroitin Sulfate||800 mg/kg|