Intelligent Design™ Veterinary Meals for Dogs

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Intelligent Design™ Veterinary Formulas for Canines are specialized meals designed to provide extra support to dogs facing certain health issues. These highly palatable and nutritious meals use only hormone-free (no added hormones), antibiotic-free, and pesticide-free meats and organic vegetables, with no grains, added fillers or chemical preservatives.

Canine Kidney Support

Darwin’s IntelligentDesign™ KS Veterinary Formula

Key Benefits

  • A species-appropriate diet that does not contain any pro-inflammatory grains, refined carbohydrates, or high-starch ingredients
  • Appropriate protein levels to support muscle maintenance and healthy kidney function
  • Restricted phosphorus
  • Includes natural phosphorus binder Chitosan to help manage phosphorous levels
  • Increased calcium levels to minimize phosphorus absorption
  • Enhanced long chain Omega 3 Fatty Acids for glomerular health
  • Increased vitamin B levels to replace those lost in the urine
  • Added botanicals and extracts

Ingredients

Beef Meat, Sweet Potatoes, Beets, Beef Livers, Beef Hearts, Egg Whites, Cabbage, Yellow Squash,
Beef Kidneys, Celery, Fish Oil, (Source of DHA), Lamb Tripe, Parsley, Gelatin, Sunflower Seed Oil,
Calcium Carbonate, Cod Liver Oil, lnulin, Spirulina, Dandelion Root Powder, Corn Silk, Turmeric,
Cinnamon, Vitamin E, Cranberry Powder, Chitosan, Magnesium Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate,
Zinc Proteinate, Aloe Vera Powder, Vitamin Bl2, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6,
Iodine

Ingredient Benefits

Beef Meat, Beef Organs

The free-range, grass-fed beef is rich in protein and free of added hormones, steroids, and antibiotics. Darwin’s visits each farm that raises its meat to ensure good farming practices, quality animal feed, and proper treatment of workers.

Fish Oil 

Generally speaking, smaller fish contain less contamination than larger fish. This EPA/DHA 18/12 fish oil derived from wild-caught sardines is one of the safest and healthiest forms of omega.

Sunflower Seed Oil

Sunflower seed oil balances alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and linoleic acid (LA).

Cod Liver Oil

Research reveals that vitamin D supports normal kidney function. Cod liver oil is a whole-food source of vitamin D and natural alternative to synthetic vitamin D.

Spirulina

This super green food, a micro-algae similar to phytoplankton, contains key micro-nutrients to help maintain kidney health.

Inulin

Inulin (Extract of Chicory Root), a prebiotic, nourishes probiotics to promote gut health.

Dandelion Root Powder

Dandelion is a blood purifier, and prebiotic.

Corn Silk

In traditional Chinese medicine, corn silk is a kidney tonic and is also used to support a healthy bladder wall lining.

Turmeric

Turmeric provides natural support for the immune system.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon balances blood pressure and helps regulate blood sugar that is already in the normal range. The antioxidant-rich ingredient also has supportive neuroprotective effects, offers cognitive support, and promotes dental health.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E supports kidney membranes.

Cranberry

Cranberry is a urinary tract tonic that is rich in antioxidants.

Chitosan

Chitosan is derived from chitin obtained from the shell of coldwater shrimp, Pandalus borealis, harvested off the coast of Iceland. This all-natural substance helps the body manage phosphorous levels.

Aloe Vera

Armed with soothing and cooling properties, Aloe Vera supports whole-body health.

B Vitamins

Because B vitamins are excreted in urine this formula contains high levels to replace the vitamin systemically.

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Canine Liver Support

Darwin’s IntelligentDesign™ LS Veterinary Formula

Key Benefits

An Ideal diet for dogs that would benefit from liver support.

  • A species-appropriate diet that does not contain any pro-inflammatory grains, refined carbohydrates, or high-starch ingredients
  • Moderately reduced dietary protein
  • Increased vitamin E to maintain liver function
  • Enhanced Zinc levels discouraging absorption of divalent cations
  • Restricted Copper levels
  • High L-Carnitine and L-Arginine levels
  • Enhanced Pyridoxine levels
  • Added botanicals and extracts
  • *This higher-fat diet may be contraindicated for animals with pancreatitis.

Ingredients

Whitefish (Pollock), Beets, Broccoli, White Potatoes, Turkey Livers, Beef Kidney Fat, Turkey Meat,
Parsley, Egg Whites, Lamb Tripe, Sunflower Seed Oil, Oyster Shell Powder, Cod Liver Oil, Inulin,
Turmeric Powder, Artichoke Leaf, Dandelion Root, Basil, Licorice Root, Green Tea, Kelp, Zinc
Proteinate, Vitamin E, Magnesium Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin Bl2, Pyridoxine (B6),
Arginine-L, Carnitine-L, Riboflavin (B2)

Ingredient Benefits

Whitefish

Some researchers believe that high levels of synthetic copper supplements in some pet foods can promote liver disease in dogs, as dogs tend to store excess copper in their liver. Whitefish has innately low levels of copper. It is also a good source of protein and rich essential fatty acids.

Turmeric

Turmeric provides natural immune support.

Cod Liver  Oil

Cod liver oil is a whole-food source of vitamin D and natural alternative to synthetic vitamin D.

Artichoke Leaf Powder

Artichoke is a powerful prebiotic that’s extremely beneficial.

Dandelion Root Powder

Dandelion is a blood purifier and prebiotic.

Basil

Vitamin K plays a key role in blood clotting and basil is an excellent source of natural vitamin K. It is also an antioxidant and contains magnesium.

Licorice Root Powder

It helps protect liver cells and minimize liver damage.

Green Tea

Green tea is a whole food that contains an extremely powerful antioxidant called epigallocatechin-3-gallate, or EGCG. This substance scavenges free radicals and greatly increases the antioxidant load.

Zinc Proteinate

Zinc is a healing mineral. This natural and non-toxic form of bioavailable zinc supports liver normal function.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E supports liver cell membranes.

L-Arginine and L-Carnitine

These vital amino acids assist in maintaining normal liver function.

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), and Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Because B vitamins are excreted in urine this formula contains high levels to replace the vitamin systemically.

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Canine Cancer Support

Darwin’s IntelligentDesign™ CS Veterinary Formula

Key Benefits:

  • A species-appropriate diet that does not contain any pro-inflammatory grains, refined carbohydrates, or high-starch ingredients
  • Contains functional foods and supportive herbs
  • High in protein and low in carbohydrates
  • Fortified with antioxidants
  • Increased vitamins A, D & E and lycopene from natural sources
  • Enhanced Omega 3 Fatty Acids (EPA & DHA) from fish and fish oils
  • Berries, mushrooms, and broccoli for healthful polysaccharides, beta glucans, polyphenols, and sulfur-containing molecules
  • Added botanicals and extracts
  • Raw food is moisture-appropriate and will not compromise circulation or hydration during digestion
  • Flavor and palatability are very high and encourage eating in animals with decreased appetite

Ingredients

Whitefish (Pollock), Turkey Necks, Turkey Gizzards, Broccoli, Beef Liver, Turkey, Beef Kidney Fat,
Whole Dried Eggs, Mushrooms(Maitake, Shitake), Blackberries, Blueberries, Parsley, Raspberries,
Tomato Powder, Fish Oil (Source of DHA), Cod Liver Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Turmeric, Spirulina,
Oyster Shell Powder, Green Tea, Vitamin E, Zinc Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Black Pepper,
Manganese Proteinate, Iodine (EDDI)

Ingredient Benefits

Whitefish 

Whitefish is high in protein and healthy fats.

Turkey  Neck, Turkey Gizzards, Turkey Meat

Darwin’s cage-free poultry is responsibly sourced. We personally visit every farm that raises the animals we use in our foods to ensure good farming practices and respectful treatment of animals and employees.

Beef Liver 

These nutrient-rich organs are derived from free-range, grass-fed animals free of added hormones, steroids, and antibiotics. Darwin’s visits each farm that raises its meat to ensure good farming practices, quality animal feed, and proper treatment of animals and farm workers.

Mushrooms (Maitake, Shiitake)

Shiitake mushrooms, part of the Lentinula edodes species, contain l-ergothioneine and the immune-boosting polysaccharide.

Whole Dried Eggs

Eggs are nature’s perfect food: rich in antibodies, functional proteins, and key nutritional components. EggMotion™ (a unique forms product developed by Trouw Nutrition specifically for pets) combines the nutrition of eggs with specific IgY antibodies that help maintain pets’ natural immune system in times of challenges or stress. EggMotion™ is also highly palatable.

Blackberries, Blueberries, and Raspberries

A whole-food antioxidant, these types of berries contain ellagic acid, anthocyanosides, and flavonoids that scavenge free radicals.

Cod Liver Oil

Cod liver oil is a whole-food source of vitamin D and natural alternative to synthetic vitamin D.

Spirulina

This super green food is rich in antioxidants and contains a high concentration of vitamins and minerals. Known for its healing properties, spirulina can boost the immune system.

Fish Oil

Generally speaking, smaller fish contain less contamination than larger fish. This EPA/DHA 18/12 fish oil derived from sardines is the safest and healthiest form of omega.

Turmeric

Turmeric provides natural support for the immune system.

Green Tea

Green tea is a whole food that contains extremely powerful antioxidants called epigallocatechin-3- gallate, or EGCG. This substance scavenges free radicals and greatly increases the antioxidant load.

Black Pepper

Black pepper boosts turmeric absorption.

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Canine Joint and Musculoskeletal Support

Darwin’s IntelligentDesign™ JMS Veterinary Formula

Key Benefits:

  • A species-appropriate diet that does not contain any pro-inflammatory grains, refined carbohydrates, or high-starch ingredients
  • High in protein to support the musculoskeletal structures, particularly lean body mass in senior animals
  • Optimized for cartilage maintenance, reduced inflammation, and increased antioxidants
  • Contains bovine trachea and green-lipped mussels for natural glucosamine and chondroitin sulfates
  • Contains enhanced Omega 3 Fatty Acids (EPA & DHA) from fish and fish oils
  • Added botanicals and extracts
  • Moisture-appropriate and will not compromise circulation or hydration during digestion.
  • Low-carbohydrate diets help keep weight optimal, especially for animals with restricted mobility.

Ingredients

Whitefish (Pollock), Turkey Hearts, Turkey Necks, Broccoli, Sweet Potatoes, Turkey Livers, Zucchini,
Beef Trachea, Sesame Seeds, Celery, Whole Dried Egg, Parsley, Fish Oil (Source of DHA), Mussel
(Green Lipped with Sea Cucumber), Cod Liver Oil, Turmeric, lnulin, Potassium Chloride, Ginger
Powder, Green Tea, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E, Manganese Proteinate, Pyridoxine (86), Iron
Proteinate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin Bl 2, Copper Proteinate, Iodine (EDDI)

Ingredient Benefits

Whitefish 

Whitefish is a good source of protein and healthy fatty acids.

Turkey Neck

A whole-food source of cartilage and collagen.

Broccoli

This powerhouse vegetable is rich in vitamins K and C and contains sulforaphane.

Beef Trachea

This whole-food source of cartilage, Beef trachea provides natural glucosamine and chondroitin sulfates.

Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds provide much-needed manganese for supporting joint and ligament issues.

Whole Dried Egg

Eggs are nature’s perfect food: rich in antibodies, functional proteins, and key nutritional components. EggMotion™ (a unique nutritional product developed by Trouw Nutrition specifically for pets) combines the nutrition of eggs with specific IgY antibodies that help maintain pets’ natural immune system in times of challenges or stress. EggMotion™ is also highly palatable.

Fish Oil

Generally speaking, smaller fish contain less contamination than larger fish. This EPA/DHA 18/12 fish oil derived from sardines is one of the safest and healthiest forms of omega.

Green-Lipped Mussel (With Sea Cucumber)

This bivalve mollusk is the best whole-food source of naturally occurring glucosamine and chondroitin. Sea cucumber is very high in chondroitin sulfate.

Cod Liver Oil

Cod liver oil is a whole-food source of vitamin D and natural alternative to synthetic vitamin D.

Turmeric

Turmeric supports the immune system.

Green Tea

Green tea is a whole food that contains an extremely powerful antioxidant call epigallocatechin-3-gallate, or EGCG. This substance scavenges free radicals and greatly increases the antioxidant load.

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Ordering Intelligent Design™

Intelligent Design meals are available by prescription only. To order, we’ll need your veterinarian’s name, clinic name, and the clinic’s phone and fax number. If you already have a completed prescription for Intelligent Design, you may fax it to us at 206-204-2440.

Alternatively, click here for a prescription form that your vet’s office can fill out and email to us at [email protected]

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