Top-quality pet food has to be produced from top-quality ingredients. We choose the best for Doxneo pet food. Get to know our ingredients. You will find a whole number of superfoods among them.
Fresh meat and offal provide granules with protein, fats and, primarily, a great taste. Thanks to the juice from the meat, the dry food obtains a genuinely excellent taste. Fresh meat and offal also contain a whole number of minerals, for example zinc, iron, copper, magnesium, selenium and vitamins, primarily in group B. Fresh meat contains amino acids, which are necessary for tissue growth and renewal.
Dried meat gives pet food the same nutritious substances as fresh meat. But, as the name indicates, the ingredient does not contain water. It therefore contains a high concentration of protein. Its use is necessary so that pet food has a sufficient quantity of animal protein. In combination with fresh meat, it offers the best way to produce pet food that is very tasty and has a predominance of animal protein.
Oils and fats are the most abundant source of energy, they are a building block for cells. They protect from heat loss, help absorb vitamins and also contribute to the creation of some hormones. Last but not least, they have a very marked influence on the quality of a dog’s coat. Salmon oil is a rich source of essential Omega 3 fatty acids, which have a marked role in a number of processes in a dog’s organism.
Chicken fat is an excellent source of Omega 6 essential fatty acids. All animal fats are very tasty and easy to digest for dogs. Therefore, they should be the base of dog food.
Pork fat is a rich source of energy and contains saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. It gives pet food a marked taste. Although in recent years this fat is mostly omitted in connection with rising cholesterol levels, the latest research indicates that thanks to a higher content of “good” fats it does not make a big contribution to increases in cholesterol.
They might be called potatoes, but they are not potatoes. They are regarded as one of the healthiest vegetables in the world, so they are regarded as a superfood. They are one of the best sources of complex carbohydrates and have a low glycaemic index. They contain a whole number of vitamins and minerals and are very easy to digest.
Thanks to potatoes we can create pet food that does not contain any grains. Some people think that potatoes are not suitable for dogs. If a potato is processed—by extrusion—it is very easy to digest. Compared to grains, they have the fundamental benefit that they do not contain gluten. They contain a whole number of beneficial minerals.
They contain valuable substances such as protein, fats and saccharides. They are a rich source of potassium, vitamin B, iron, vitamin K1 and folic acid. They are complex carbohydrates from which energy is released gradually. They do not contain any gluten.
Rosehips and their medicinal effects were known by our forefathers. They are rich in vitamin C, vitamins B, vitamin K, carotene, phosphorous, calcium, potassium, magnesium and other substances. They are one of the best means of obtaining natural immunity.
Alfalfa is called the mother of all medicaments. It is a rich source of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron, phosphorous, potassium and others, as well as vitamins—A, B2, B12, C, E and K.Alfalfa reduces the hyperacidity of the organism, has an anti-inflammatory effect, strengthens immunity, performance, favourably acts on the composition of digestion microflora, alleviates joint pain and much more.
Today, linseed is regarded as a superfood. It contains an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids. In dog nutrition it is important primarily because of this property—it helps improve the quality of skin and coats.Linseed contains group B and E vitamins, as well as a whole number of minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, selenium and zinc.
Although it is an ordinary vegetable, it contains the important natural antioxidant beta-carotene. Carrots also contain vitamins B, C, D, E and K, the minerals sodium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, iron and manganese. Carrots reduce the level of cholesterol, help with digestion and with weight optimisation.
Another ordinary vegetable that is regarded as a superfood. It contains soluble and insoluble fibre. It has an excellent content of potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium and boron, and here we can find a higher content of vitamin E, K and C. It has anti-inflammatory effects and regulates the blood pressure.
Another of the superfoods we use in Doxneo feed. Blueberries are among the largest sources of natural antioxidants. Furthermore, blueberries contain vitamin C, vitamin B and a variety of minerals - magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, copper or zinc. Blueberries improve immunity and help fight infections.
* Note: pictures of the ingredients are only illustrative and the ingredients used in petfood can have different shape.