Intelligent Design™ Prescription Meals for Dogs

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Packaged Intelligent Design KS Prescription Dog Food
  • Packaged Intelligent Design LS Prescription Dog Food
  • Packaged Intelligent Design KS Prescription Dog Food

Intelligent Design™ Veterinary meals for dogs are specialized formulas designed to provide extra support to dogs facing certain health issues. These highly palatable and nutritious meals use only hormone-free, 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

Lean Beef Meat, Bison Heart, Bison Tripe, Sweet Potato, Bison Liver, Celery, Cabbage, Squash, Beets, Egg Whites, Sardine Oil, Gelatin, Oyster Shell, Hemp Seed Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Spirulina, Inulin, Dandelion Root Powder, Corn silk, Turmeric, Cinnamon, Vitamin E, Cranberry, Chitosan, Magnesium Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Zinc Proteinate, Aloe Vera, Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Iodine (EDDI)

Ingredient Benefits

Lean Beef Meat

The free-range, grass-fed beef is rich in protein and free of 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.

Sardine 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 form of omega.

Hemp Seed Oil

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

Cod Liver Oil

Research reveals that vitamin D can slow the progression of kidney disease. Cod liver oil is a whole-food source of vitamin D and natural alternative to synthetic vitamin D.

Spirulina

One side effect of kidney disease is anemia. This super green food, a micro-algae similar to phytoplankton, contains key micronutrients to help manage this condition.

Inulin

Chronic disease promotes imbalances of the gut. Inulin, 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 is a natural anti-inflammatory.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon balances blood pressure and helps regulate blood sugar. The antioxidant-rich ingredient also has neuroprotective effects, offers cognitive support, and promotes dental health.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E stabilizes 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 that helps the body manage phosphorous levels. These levels are an important and accurate prognosis indicator, and it’s vital that they stay low.

Aloe Vera

Armed with soothing and cooling properties, Aloe Vera is a whole-body detoxifier that improves digestion and nourishes gut flora.

B Vitamins

Because B vitamins are excreted in urine and can be deficient in animals with kidney disease, 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 with degenerative, immune-mediated or chronic hepatic disease*

    • An ideal diet for dogs with degenerative, immune-mediated, or chronic hepatic disease*
    • 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 reduce damage to the liver based on chronic degenerative process
    • Enhanced Zinc levels discouraging absorption of divalent cations
    • Restricted Copper levels
    • High L-Carnitine and L-Arginine levels
    • Enhanced Pyridoxine levels (benefits: chelating with D-Penicillamine)
    • Added botanicals and extracts

    *This higher-fat diet may be contraindicated for animals with pancreatitis.

Ingredients

Whitefish (Haddock), White potato, Broccoli, Beets, Bison Heart, Bison Tripe, Bison Liver, Parsley, Hemp Seed Oil, Oyster Shell Powder, Turmeric, Cod Liver Oil, Artichoke Leaf Powder, Garlic Powder, Dandelion Root Powder, Basil, Licorice Root Powder, Green Tea, Kelp, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E, Magnesium Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), L-Arginine, L-Carnitine, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Ingredient Benefits

Whitefish (Haddock)

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 good source of protein and rich essential fatty acids.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory.

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. It also contains cynarin, which decreases fat and cholesterol in the liver.

Dandelion Root Powder

Dandelion is a blood purifier and prebiotic.

Basil

Vitamin K plays a key role in blood clotting, and liver disease can cause vitamin K deficiencies. Basil is an excellent source of natural vitamin K. It is also an antioxidant and contains magnesium.

Licorice Root Powder

A well-known adaptogen, licorice contains glycyrrhizin. 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 aids in liver detoxification and has an anti-cirrhotic effect.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E minimizes liver damage by stabilizing liver cell membranes.

L-Arginine and L-Carnitine

These vital amino acids assist in liver cell detoxification and regeneration.

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

Liver disease is associated with deficiency in B vitamins.

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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 (Haddock), Duck Neck, Duck Wing, Beef Liver, Bison Tripe, Duck Heart, Mushrooms (Maitake, Shiitake), Whole Dried Eggs, Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Tomato Powder, Parsley, Egg Whites, Cod Liver Oil, Spirulina, Sardine Oil, Hemp Seed Oil, Turmeric, Oyster Shell Powder, Green Tea, Vitamin E, Zinc Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Black Pepper, Manganese Proteinate, Iodine (EDDI)

Ingredient Benefits

Whitefish (Haddock)

Whitefish is high in protein and healthy fats.

Duck  Neck, Duck Wing

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 and Bison Tripe

These nutrient-rich organs are derived from free-range, grass-fed animals free of 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.

Duck Heart

Hearts are a good source of Taurine and CoEnzyme Q10. CoEQ10 helps to maintain healthy and elastic vasculature.

Mushrooms (Maitake, Shiitake)

Mushrooms possess powerful cancer-fighting properties. Shiitake, in particular, has demonstrated anti-cancer benefits.

Whole Dried Eggs

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.

Blackberries, Blueberries, and Raspberries

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

Cod Liver Oil

Cancer is linked to low vitamin D levels. 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 and help inhibit the growth of abnormal cells and tumors.

Sardine 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

Research reveals that this spice possesses powerful anti-cancer properties. A powerful anti-inflammatory, turmeric has been found to kill existing cancer cells and help prevent the growth of more cancer cells.

Green Tea

Green tea is a whole food that contains powerful antioxidants and EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) which research shows is a potent cancer cell killer.

Black Pepper

Black pepper contains natural anti-inflammatory properties and boosts turmeric absorption.

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Canine Joint and Mobility 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
  • Raw food is 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 (Haddock), Turkey Neck, Turkey Heart, Broccoli, Turkey Liver, Sweet Potato, Turkey Thigh Meat, Zucchini, Beef Trachea, Celery, Sesame Seeds, Whole Dried Egg, Parsley, Sardine Oil, Mussel (Green-Lipped), Cod Liver Oil, Turmeric, Inulin, Potassium Chloride, Green Tea, Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Iron Proteinate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), Copper Proteinate, Iodine (EDDI)

Ingredient Benefits

Whitefish (Haddock)

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

Turkey Neck

A whole-food source of cartilage and collagen, turkey necks nourish dogs’ joints.

Broccoli

This powerhouse vegetable is rich in vitamins K and C and contains sulforaphane, which may slow or prevent progression of some types of arthritis.

Beef Trachea

This whole-food source of cartilage nourishes dogs’ joints. Beef trachea provides natural glucosamine and chondroitin sulfates.

Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds provide much-needed manganese for dogs suffering from 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.

Sardine 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 form of omega. Omega-3s have been proven to naturally decrease joint inflammation in dogs.

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 and is used for joint and arthritic pain.

Cod Liver Oil

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

Turmeric

Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory.

Green Tea

Green tea is a whole food containing antioxidants that have been documented to benefit patients who have arthritis.

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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 clinic’s Phone and Fax number. If you already have a written prescription, you may fax it to us at 206-204-2440.

Alternatively, click here for a printable prescription form you may bring to your vet’s office, and they can fax to us at 206-204-2440.

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