FRESCO Dry Raw Puppy/Junior Chicken Menus are created with simply pure chicken meat, calcium bones, vegetables, fruits and high-quality oils only, all necessary nutrients are included in these basic natural ingredients. Our Puppy/Junior menus are a great alternative to raw dog food diets all while maintaining a high-quality diet for your dog without any additional nasty ingredients.
No artificial minerals, Vitamins or Grains are added to any of our recipes.
What are FRESCO Puppy/Junior Menus?
Our Puppy/Junior Menu range of Dry RAW food's have been formulated to be fed alongside Complete Plus Range to offer a fully balanced complete food for your dog. With 72% fresh meat content plus added fresh vegetables and fruits. We achieve this by offering higher and adapted calcium and phosphorus supply, high-quality proteins, adapted mineral contents and a high energy content all within this special menu. The low need for carbohydrates is covered by Millet (gluten-free). Of course, the puppy/junior menus can be happily fed to dogs of all ages as a supplement in combination with other types of Dry RAW types.
Our unique air & freeze-drying process maintains a limited ingredient & high protein diet for your dog without the common inconveniences which conventional raw dog food feeding.
Say Goodbye to... Storage issues, large order quantities and defrosting times.
How can my dog benefit from FRESCO Dry RAW?
Whilst combining only the freshest European ingredients into one healthy meal you can be sure to feed the highest nutritionally beneficial diet for your dog. Our Dry RAW food starts life as a simple raw dog food diet which we then gently remove nearly all the moisture to form a crunchy wholesome meal.
Did you know... Our FRESCO Dry RAW recipes can be fed alongside your dog's current frozen raw diet? This is a great option to offer a crunchy texture while offering and maintaining a healthy meal for your dog.
Our Dry RAW food is also the perfect solution for going away on holiday when taking frozen raw food is not possible, simply pick up the bag and go!
Top Tip: You can also mix our Dry RAW diets with our Wet Food options too, check out our full Wet Food range today, click here.
Variety is key...
How is FRESCO Dry RAW made?
The production process of our FRESCO Dry RAW. differs from all conventional "premium" dry foods available in the UK market. Instead of extruding the ingredients under high pressure and high temperatures (pressure cooker), we simply dry in an elaborate and gentle air & freeze-drying process.
For the production of our Dry RAW range, we use on average 4kg or fresh raw material which results in 1kg of the finished product. As we remove nearly all of the moisture content from the fresh material its results in a hard & crunchy texture.
Dry RAW Complete Plus Beef example:
Why chose FRESCO Dry RAW?
Your dog is not only harmed by environmental influences but also increasingly by the ingredients in their daily food. The preservatives, additives and chemical residues often contained within conventional dog food brands can be jointly responsible for diseases such as tumours, kidney and liver damage, impairments in the musculoskeletal system, fertility disorders and allergies. We have therefore decided not to use any additives within our FRESCO Dry RAW diets or across any products which we manufacture and sell.
General supermarket dog food is made from inferior raw materials, mainly cereals, bone meal and fats. Often, only a very small amount of fresh meat is contained within the food, instead, meat flours are processed and often declared as dried meat. In comparison, FRESCO Dry RAW relies exclusively on natural ingredients. In our food, you will only find fresh meat, bones and offal, vegetables, fruit and selected oils.
Which ingredients do we use & why?
40% Fresh Chicken Heart, 20% Fresh Chicken Stomach, 16% Pumpkin, 12% Chicken Carcasses, 5% Jerusalem Artichoke, 5% Apple, 0.6% Linseed oil, 0.6% Salmon oil, 0.2% Brewer's yeast, 0.2% Rosehip peels, 0.2% Chamomile, 0.1% Green-lipped sea mussel extract, 0.1% Seaweed, 0.04% Bee pollen.
Protein 46%, Crude Oils and Fat 28%, Moisture 7%, Crude Ash 8%, Crude Fibres 2%
Complementary food for dogs
Let's explore these ingredients in more detail...
Chicken heart mainly consists of muscles, i.e. meat. It is very high in protein and contains hardly any fat. It provides high-quality Biotin and Potassium.
Chicken stomach is a particularly valuable ingredient within your dog's diet as already contains pre-digested grain residues. The bacteria in the chicken stomach has already unlocked and converted into high-quality protein. It has an important beneficial effect on your dog's digestion system.
Pumpkin is a real superfood due to its nutrient and fibre richness. In addition to its important fibre, Pumpkin also offers high levels of Vitamins A, C, E, Magnesium, Pantothenic acid, Potassium, Zinc while also acting as a natural high-quality supply of vegetable protein.
A natural diet for dogs must contain a source of calcium, dogs rely on this to help build and maintain a healthy frame structure. We include Chicken Carcasses within this diet to help offer a natural supply of calcium while also including high levels of valuable fatty acids and enzymes.
Jerusalem Artichoke has an optimal ratio of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphate, potassium and sodium. Also commonly known as "Topinambur" it can nourish useful bacteria in the intestine. These are important for building a healthy intestinal flora in the dog's digestive system.
Our local farmers handpick each apple then gently cleans with fresh water before we add to our mix. Apples offer a variety of benefits as they contain Pectin, Vitamin C, Potassium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron and Sodium
Linseed is included within this meal as it is an important supplier of Vitamin E, linoleic and alpha-linoleic acid as well as essential fatty acids.
We add a small dash of salmon oil into this recipe as it offers a natural addition of essential fatty acids while also offering a balanced Omega 3 to Omega 6 ration.
Brewer's yeast provides your dog with B Vitamins, valuable amino acids and trace elements such as biotin, folic acid, iron and zinc. The ingredients have good bioavailability and can, therefore, be ideally absorbed and used. Brewer's yeast
promotes cell regeneration.
The rosehip is a true superfood supplement and particularly rich in important nutrients such as Vitamins A, E, K, B1, B2, B3, B6 and especially Vitamin C, as well as pectins and tannins.
Chamomile has an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect.
Our team of experienced fishermen gather only the finest quality Seaweed & Green Lipped Sea Shell's directly from the sea bed. Both ingredients offer many important suppliers minerals such as (magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and iodine).
Bee pollen is naturally rich in a wide range of important nutrients which can help your dog thrive. In addition to vegetable protein, pollen also contains vitamins, amino acids, hormones, enzymes and fats are also unlocked within these ingredients. The small power packs also contain antibiotic properties. They also contain antihistamines and antioxidants to help strengthen your dog's immune system.
How much do I feed my dog per day?
Adult dogs 16kg to 30kg: approx
1% of body weight
Adult dogs 30kg+: approx
0.8-1%% of body weight
(up to approx. 15 kg): approx. 1-1.5% of the bodyweight
Puppies up to 8 months: approx
2-3% of the current body weight
Daily feeding guide chart
|Puppy Weight||Daily feed Amount*|
The % figure relates to the bodyweight of your dog.
Example: A puppy with a weight of 5kg and a recommended daily feed quantity of 2-3% would require 100-150g of food per day.
Our Dry RAW Puppy/Junior Menu Chicken contains approx. 453 kcal / 100g. The above values are guidelines for the amount of food for normally active, not neutered healthy dogs. However, individual needs may differ by up to 50% from the calculated values due to age, breed or activity. These are only starting points for the estimation of the daily amount of feed.
Storage & Feeding: Once opened we recommend using all of the bag's contents within 8 weeks, this is to ensure the highest nutritional value of the ingredients as we do not use any synthetic preservatives within the food. To store, simply seal the foil packaging with its zip-lock feature and keep in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight.
How to transition from your current dog food onto FRESCO...
You can easily transition your dog one of two ways depending on your dog's acceptance to new foods within their diet. There is no set rule as every dog is different, we do however favour a straight swap technique for effortless transitioning.
- Skip a meal (preferably an evening feed) and simple serve our FRESCO food the next morning
- Feed a single protein, one they are most comfortable with and have eaten previously. Feed this protein for 14 days so their internal digestive system can adapt to their new food
Add new proteins, After 14 days simply start introducing new proteins into their diet, we recommend a minimum of 3 proteins. Alternate these proteins throughout the month to create a varied balanced diet.
How to serve:
Simply pour your desired amount based on your dog's age, weight and activity levels.
Note: There is no need to add water directly to Dry RAW food to hydrate, instead you simply fill their water bowl as normal.
How to store…
Store FRESCO Dry RAW away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Once opened bags can be easily closed again thanks to the pressure seal and foil-lined packaging thus making the food use-able for up to 8 weeks from the day of opening.
* Important: Of our energy-rich dry food, which does not contain any fillers such as grain, rice, potatoes etc., your dog only needs about half as much as from another extruded premium dog food (Royal Canin, James Wellbeloved, Eukanuba etc.).
Therefore, it is perfectly normal for your dog's stools to be only half of what they would be on a standard kibble diet as our FRESCO Dry RAW is perfectly balanced for your dog's digestive system resulting in more goodness being consumed into your dog's body reducing the amount of food simply passing through their digestive system.
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My jackrussell puppy loves it, and is super practical when travelling . I'm glad to have found this high-quality food! Highly recommended!
This a great alternative to raw food which I find inconvenient due to lack of freezer storage. My 6 month old Cavapoo enjoys this food, however I have to get the chopping board out and break the pieces in half. If I don’t, she picks a piece up and walks around the kitchen whimpering. Can you please make smaller pieces for little ones?
Our Cockapoo Eric has loved this food from day one
My puppy LOVES this. After reading about all the different foods available, I wanted to move my puppy onto something non extruded, with just real healthy ingredients I would eat myself. I was a bit nervous of going full raw, so have chosen this. She loves it, gets very excited around meal time and never leaves any (unlike with many other foods).
Mini dachshund approved ????