Chicken & Brown Rice
Natural Dog Treats
BLUE Stix are moist and meaty rolls of pure joy for all treat-loving canines. The perfect reward for good behavior, or just for being a loyal friend, BLUE Stix have a taste that dogs can’t resist.
And BLUE Stix don’t just taste great, they are fortified with natural ingredients that help provide specific health benefits.
Glucosamine & Chondroitin
To help promote healthy joints
To help support heart health
Vitamins A, C and E
To help support the immune system
BLUE Stix are made with the finest natural ingredients and have no chicken or poultry by-product meals and are corn, wheat and soy free.
A high–quality, highly digestible protein source that provides essential amino acids, fatty acids, and certain minerals for muscle development, organ function, and energy. The chicken used in BLUE natural dog and cat foods comes from USDA–inspected facilities.
Whole Ground Brown Rice,
Whole Ground Brown Rice
A natural whole grain rice that is associated with natural health foods. The bran portion provides essential B vitamins, minerals and fiber. Brown rice is an excellent, high–quality complex carbohydrate source for energy and fiber for colon health.
Oatmeal is an excellent carbohydrate source for energy. It is a high quality grain source that is rich in B vitamins and minimizes allergic reactions typically associated with wheat and corn. Whole oats are the whole grain with hull and brand. Oatmeal is known to help protect against heart disease, diabetes and cancer as well as help to lower cholesterol and maintain the proper levels of blood sugar.
- Maple Syrup,
- Vegetable Glycerine,
BLUE uses whole, fresh potatoes. They provide B vitamins, carbohydrates, Vitamin C, potassium, iron and magnesium to name a few.
- Natural Smoke Flavor,
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.
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.
Blueberries are an excellent source of Vitamins A & C, potassium, and fiber.
Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids),
Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids)
Ground flax seed contains flax seed oil, which is one of the richest sources of the essential Omega 3 fatty acids (linolenic acid). Flax is a good source of essential amino acids and contains all the essential vitamins and minerals required by dogs and cats. Flax is beneficial for its anti-inflammatory effect and has been known to help arthritis and prevent cancer. Flax seed is also a great fiber source that aids in digestion. Also an excellent source of Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids that promote healthy skin and coat.
- Caramel Color,
Taurine is an amino acid required by cats and kittens. It is associated with growth, eye health, and cardiac health.
Glucosamine has been known to prevent arthritis and to maintain connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage.
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.
- L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (a source of Vitamin C),
Vitamin E Supplement,
Vitamin E Supplement
Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that helps to improve circulation and cardiac output.
- preserved with Sorbic and Citric Acids,
A naturally occurring compound believed to be helpful in the maintenance and rebuilding of joint cartilage.
- Mixed Tocopherols (source of Vitamin E),
|Crude Protein||16.0% min|
|Crude Fat||8.0% min|
|Crude Fiber||2.0% max|
|Vitamin A||5000 IU/kg min|
|Vitamin E||100 IU/kg min|
|L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Vitamin C)*||50 mg/kg min|
|Glucosamine*||300 mg/kg min|
|Chondroitin Sulfate*||50 mg/kg max|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Pet Food Nutrient Profiles.
BLUE Stix are intended for intermittent or supplemental feeding only.
Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed): 2,848 Kcals/kg, One Stix = 20 Kcals
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