Backyard BBQ, an all-American classic.
The sun is slowly setting but the coals are glowing brightly, and there’s no better sound in the world than the distinctive sizzle of American beef being grilled to perfection. Now a dog food with the mouth-watering aroma of a traditional Backyard BBQ, complete with side dishes, will whet your dog’s appetite for the great flavor and natural goodness of:
- Real beef as the first ingredient
- Green beans
And, like all BLUE dog foods, Backyard BBQ has NO chicken or poultry by-product meals, NO corn, wheat, soy and NO artificial preservatives, colors or flavors. It’s naturally delicious.
Made Without Wheat
This is an important difference between BLUE Family Favorite Recipes and many other canned dog foods. Other brands use wheat as a thickening agent in their food, but wheat has been known to cause allergies in some dogs.
A great source of protein, vitamin B12, selenium, zinc, iron and other B vitamins.
- Beef Broth,
Egg is a source of high quality protein and fatty acids. It is a complete protein source providing all the essential amino acids contributing to growth and muscle development. The fatty acid profile includes arachidonic acid, and Omega 6 fatty acids associated with healthy skin and coat. The eggs used in BLUE products are whole and fresh from USDA approved facilities.
BLUE uses fresh, green peas. A good source of protein and Vitamin A. Peas are packed with fiber to help manage cholesterol and blood sugar. Also a good source of potassium.
A form of carbohydrate, with similar health benefits as fiber.
BLUE uses whole, fresh potatoes. They provide B vitamins, carbohydrates, Vitamin C, potassium, iron and magnesium to name a few.
- Green Beans,
Carrots provide antioxidants and health protecting phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals. They are high in Vitamin A and carotenoids. Carotenoids are antioxidants providing protection against free radicals (cancer causing agents). The carrots used in BLUE dog and cat foods are whole fresh carrots sourced from approved USDA sources.
Guar Gum is primarily used as a thickener and stabilizer in canned food. A highly soluble and highly digestible fiber with a low caloric content that is known to significantly reduce cholesterol levels.
The parts of processed fruits, vegetables, spices or fermentation products that are used for flavoring.
A natural form of salt obtained from processing seawater. It is a supplement for sodium and chloride, essential nutrients required by dogs and cats. Sodium and chloride are electrolytes. They help regulate water balance in the body, aid in muscle contraction and nerve transmission and regulate the body's acid-balance. Sea salt also contains trace minerals associated with animal health.
- Sodium Phosphate,
Potassium is important for a healthy nervous system and a regular heart rhythm. Aids in proper muscle contraction and maintaining stable blood pressure.
Vitamin A Supplement,
Vitamin A Supplement
Vitamin A is essential for healthy bones, teeth, hair, skin, eyes, and mucous membranes. It is an oil soluble vitamin and is important to the immune system especially for respiratory infections. It is a building block of rhodopsin, a compound in the retina responsible for sight in partial darkness.
Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1),
Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1)
Vitamin B1 is essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates and protein. It is also important for a healthy nervous system, keeps mucous membranes healthy, maintains normal function of the nervous system, muscles and heart. Also promotes normal growth and development.
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2),
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Riboflavin is important for the digestion of fats and carbohydrates and for healthy skin and coat. Key for normal growth and development.
Niacin (Vitamin B3),
Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Vitamin B3 is also called Nicotinic Acid or Nicotinamide. It is essential for healthy nerves and skin. It is important in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and reduces cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Important for the proper health of the central nervous and GI systems.
d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5),
d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5)
One of the B vitamins, it acts as a coenzyme in the conversion of amino acids and is important for healthy skin. It also promotes normal growth and development and aids in the release of energy from foods.
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6),
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
Vitamin B6 is essential for the metabolism of proteins. It acts as a cofactor for the large hydrochloride number of enzymes involved in amino acid and metabolism. It is also involved in the metabolism of the precursor of heme—a compound of blood that helps in the normal function of the brain.
Biotin (Vitamin B7),
Biotin (Vitamin B7)
Also known as Vitamin H, it is active in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and protein, and the formation of fatty acids. It promotes normal health of sweat glands, nerve tissue, bone marrow, blood cells, skin, and hair. It is essential for growth and well-being.
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9),
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)
A water soluble B-vitamin that plays an important role in various cellular functions.
Vitamin B12 Supplement,
Vitamin B12 Supplement
Vitamin B12 is a coenzyme in nucleic acid, protein and lipid synthesis. It is necessary for growth. Necessary for normal processing of carbohydrates, protein, and fat in the body.
Vitamin D3 Supplement,
Vitamin D3 Supplement
Vitamin D promotes healthy skin, bone, connective tissue and heart. It is necessary for the proper absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus.
Vitamin E Supplement,
Vitamin E Supplement
Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that helps to improve circulation and cardiac output.
Iron Amino Acid Chelate,
Iron Amino Acid Chelate
Iron is an essential mineral for preventing anemia, stimulating bone-marrow production of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the red-blood cell pigment that carries oxygen to body cells and forms part of several enzymes and proteins.
Zinc Amino Acid Chelate,
Zinc Amino Acid Chelate
Zinc is an essential mineral important in helping to support healthy skin, hair and mucous membranes. It has antioxidant properties, helps maintain normal taste and sense of smell, aids in healing and promoting a healthy immune system, helps synthesize DNA and RNA and promotes normal growth and development.
Copper Amino Acid Chelate,
Copper Amino Acid Chelate
Copper promotes normal red blood cell formation, acts as a catalyst in storage and release of iron to form hemoglobin for red blood cells, assists in the production of several enzymes involved in respiration, promotes connective-tissue formation and central nervous system function and promotes normal insulin function. Copper is an essential mineral for preventing anemia in dogs and cats.
Manganese Amino Acid Chelate,
Manganese Amino Acid Chelate
Manganese is an essential mineral for normal growth and development, aids in carbohydrate metabolism, promotes nerve functions, aids in formation of connective tissue and is involved in the antioxidation process.
Sodium Selenite is a source of selenium. Selenium is important to healthy muscles and nerves. It is also important in fertility and enhances the antioxidant characteristics of Vitamin E.
Calcium is vital for the formation of strong bones and teeth. Also promotes healthy muscle and tissue growth.
Choline Chloride protects nerve function and maintains fat metabolism. Also helps regulate the liver and helps maintain acid and water balance.
|Crude Protein||8.0% min|
|Crude Fat||5.0% min|
|Crude Fiber||1.0% max|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Pet Food Nutrient Profiles.
BLUE Backyard BBQ Food for Dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed):
1,270 Kcals/kg, 450 Kcals/can
Feeding Instructions: Feed approximately 1/2 can for every 10 pounds of body weight per day.
Note: Individual dog’s requirements may vary due to age, breed, environment and activity level. Adjust food as required to maintain optimal body condition and ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.