Merrick Pet Care has presented its 2014 fall and winter seasonal petfood options, using seasonally inspired grain-free ingredients. All of the dog food recipes have a balance of meat, poultry, fruits and vegetables, suitable for dogs with food allergies or sensitivities.
A special limited edition recipe, Forever Home Holiday Recipe, will benefit homeless dogs. For every can of Forever Home purchased during the holiday season, a meal will be donated to a local shelter. The recipe is made with beef, chicken, Yukon gold potatoes, red delicious apples and peas. Other recipes include Gameday Tailgate (chicken thighs, beef, carrots, peas, bacon and tomatoes in gravy), Homecoming Holiday (chicken, sweet potatoes, peas and butternut squash in gravy) and Festive Holiday Stew (turkey, sweet potatoes, pears and herbs in gravy).
Merrick's recipes will be available throughout the US in Petco and independent pet specialty stores.
By Lindsay Beaton
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By Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
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