High animal protein, grain-free recipe guided by our belief in raw, Instinct Original Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon unlocks your dog’s potential to thrive.
Wild-caught salmon is the first ingredient – packed with animal protein for strong, lean muscles
72% real animal ingredients and nutritious oils; 28% vegetables, fruits and other wholesome ingredients; 0% grain
Made without - grain, potato, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meal, artificial colors or preservatives
Guaranteed levels of live, natural probiotics, natural Omegas and antioxidants for digestive health, healthy skin & coat, and immune health
The only kibble with the pure, real nutrition of raw on every piece
Instinct is formulated like your dog's instinctive diet - high protein, grain-free, and gluten-free. Each formula is thoughtfully balanced with the wholesome foods your dog would eat in nature, like real salmon, healthy vegetables and fruits, and no grain or gluten.
A pure, biologically appropriate diet like this provides nutrient-dense, highly digestible nutrition to help your dog thrive. Feed instinctively - give your dog the nourishment and energy to achieve a healthy, happy life.
Complete & Balanced Nature’s Variety Instinct Salmon Meal Formula for dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.
Ideal feeding amounts will vary by age, weight and activity level so the guide below should be used as an initial recommendation. Divide the cups per day by the number of feedings per day. Be sure to always provide clean, fresh water. Along with dry food, we recommend feeding raw or wet food to help increase the amount of water in your dog’s diet.
For more specific feeding recommendations and information on how to easily combine different forms of food use this handy Instinct Feeding Guide to see how much Instinct pet food your dog needs.
Complete & Balanced
Instinct® Original Grain-Free Recipe with Real Salmon is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages except for growth of large size dogs (70 lbs or more as an adult).
Calorie Content (FED)
Metabolizable Energy 4,450 kcal/kg; 523 kcal/cup
5 – 15 lb
16 – 25 lb
26 – 50 lb
51 – 75 lb
76 – 100 lb
½ - 1
1 - 1¼
1¼ - 2¼
2¼ - 3
3 – 3¾
¼ - ½
½ - ¾
¾ - 1¼
1¼ - 2
2 - 2¼
*Standard 8 oz dry measuring cup Puppies: Feed up to twice the adult maintenance amount shown above. Pregnant/nursing females: Feed up to three times the adult maintenance amount shown above.