EVERY INGREDIENT HAS A PURPOSE

We only select dog and cat food ingredients for nutrition that helps your pet live his best life possible. If you’ve ever wondered what the ingredients in your pet’s food do, read on to find out.

Responsibly Sourced Ingredients

Responsibly Sourced

Choosing partners who supply our meat, grain and vegetables means we can select high quality cat and dog food ingredients for your pet. And it ensures we can trace every ingredient back to our trusted sources.

Expertly Prepared Ingredients

Expertly Prepared

Because knowing what our cat and dog food is made of is important, we craft 99% of our pet products in our own US facilities so we can keep an eye on every step.

Nutritionally Essential Ingredients

Nutritionally Essential

Studying the nutrients dogs and cats need, then selecting the right cat and dog food ingredients ensures every recipe nourishes them.

    Protein

    Purina puts protein in every single recipe – providing a strong foundation for your pet’s nutrition.

    Anchovies
    Arctic Char
    Beef
    Beef and Bone Meal
    Beef By-product
    Beefhide
    Canola Meal
    Catfish
    Chicken
    Chicken By-Product
    Chicken By-Product Meal
    Chicken Breast
    Chicken Hearts
    Chicken hearts and livers
    Chicken Livers
    Chicken Meal
    Cod
    Corn Gluten Meal
    Crab Meal
    Dried Colostrum (bovine)
    Dried Whey
    Dried Yeast
    Duck
    Egg Product (Dried)
    Egg Whites
    Fish
    Fish Meal
    Hake
    Herring
    Lamb
    Lamb Meal
    Liver
    Mackerel
    Meat and Bone Meal
    Meat By-Products
    Ocean fish
    Ocean fish meal
    Ocean Whitefish
    Pea Protein
    Pheasant
    Pork
    Pork By-products
    Pork Lungs
    Potato Protein
    Poultry
    Poultry By-Product
    Poultry By-Product Meal
    Poultry Giblets
    Quail
    Salmon
    Salmon Meal
    Sardines
    Seabass
    Shrimp
    Shrimp Meal
    Skipjack Tuna
    Sockeye Salmon
    Sodium Caseinate
    Sole
    Soybean Germ Meal
    Soy Flakes
    Soy Grits
    Soybean Meal
    Soy Flour
    Soy Protein Concentrate
    Soy Protein Isolate
    Tilapia
    Tongol Tuna
    Trout
    Tuna
    Tuna Meal
    Turkey
    Turkey By-Product
    Turkey By-Product Meal
    Venison
    Wheat Gluten
    Whitefish

    Carbohydrate

    Purina only selects carbohydrate sources that deliver sustaining energy to pets.

    Barley
    Brewers Rice
    Brown Rice
    Cassava Root Flour
    Cellulose Fiber
    Chicory Root
    Citrus Pulp
    Corn Bran
    Corn Germ Meal
    Dried Beet Pulp
    Ground Millet
    Ground Yellow Corn
    Inulin
    Inulin
    Long Grain Rice
    Malted Barley Extract
    Oat Flour
    Oat Hulls
    Oat Meal
    Oats
    Pea Fiber
    Pea Starch
    Pearled Barley
    Potato starch
    Potatoes
    Powdered Cellulose
    Quinoa
    Rice
    Ground Rice
    Rice Flour
    Rye Flour
    Sorghum
    Soybean Hulls
    Sunflower Meal
    Tapioca Starch
    Wheat Bran
    Wheat Flour
    Whole Barley
    Whole Brown Rice
    Whole Grain Corn
    Whole Grain Wheat
    Whole Lentils
    Whole Oat Meal
    Whole Wheat Flour
    Wild Rice

    Fats and Oils

    Purina sources only nutrient-rich fats and oils, with known benefits for pets.

    Animal Fat
    Bacon Fat (preserved with BHA and citric acid)
    Beef Fat
    Beef tallow preserved with mixed-tocopherols
    Canola Oil
    Chicken Fat Naturally Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols
    Corn Oil
    Fish Oil
    Medium Chain Triglyceride Vegetable Oil (MCTS)
    Palm Oil
    Partially hydrogenated vegetable oil
    Soybean Oil
    Sunflower Oil

    Taste, Texture & Variety

    Purina believes great-tasting food plays an important role in long-lasting health.

    Added Color
    Animal Digest
    Animal Liver Flavor
    Artificial And Natural Flavors
    Ascorbic Acid
    Avocado
    Baby Clam
    Bacon
    Basil
    Beef Broth
    Beef and Chicken Broth
    BHA (a preservative)
    BHT (a preservative)
    Blueberries
    Blue 2
    Broccoli
    Butternut Squash
    Calcium Propionate
    Caramel Color
    Carrageenan
    Carrots (Dried)
    Catnip
    Celery
    Cheese
    Chia Seeds
    Chicken Broth
    Chicken and Liver Broth
    Citric Acid
    Coconut Milk
    Cod and Chicken Broth
    Corn Starch
    Corn Starch-Modified
    Corn Syrup
    Cranberries
    Cumin Powder
    Dehydrated seaweed meal
    Dried Apples
    Dried Chicken Flavored Gravy
    Dried Garlic
    Dried Ground Blueberries
    Dried Onion
    Dried Pumpkin
    Duck Broth
    Egg and Chicken Flavor
    Ethoxyquin (a preservative)
    Fish Broth
    Fish Extract
    Garlic Oil