Natural Selections™ Dog Food

Our premium raw dog food, grain-free, gluten-free
made with only free-range meats and organic vegetables

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Natural Selections™ is our premium line of raw dog food. This grain-free, gluten-free mixture of free-range meats and organic vegetables will provide complete and balanced nutrition for your dog. All the meat used to produce Darwin’s Natural Selections™ were raised cage free or free-range, were grass fed, and are free of steroids or artificial growth hormones.

Chicken

Chicken is an excellent source of protein, a rich source of most B vitamins and contains useful amounts of phosphorous and potassium.

Ingredients

Free-Range Meat (74.44%): Ground Chicken Necks (including bone), Chicken Backs, Chicken Thigh Meat, Chicken Gizzards, Chicken Livers, and Chicken Hearts.

Organic Vegetables (24.68%): Yams, Romaine Lettuce, Carrots, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Celery, and Parsley (vegetables may vary based on seasonality).

Special Nutrient Mix (0.87%): Organic Flaxseed Oil, Sea Salt, Inulin, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Potassium Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Vitamin E, Manganese Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12, Iodine, and Vitamin D3.

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Natural Selections™ Chicken

Chicken is rich in the trace mineral selenium, which supports thyroid health and the immune system. It also contains the cancer-protective B vitamin niacin that aids in controlling glucose levels in the body as well as converting protein, fat and carbohydrates into usable energy. Vitamin B6 supports energy metabolism and cardiovascular health. Chicken is also a natural source of bio-available calcium, glucosamine and chondroitin.

Organ Meats

19% of the meat in our chicken raw dog food comes from organ meats. Chicken hearts are a nutrient-rich striated muscle meat, and are a good source of thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. Chicken liver is a good source of lean protein, Vitamin A, and iron.

Hormone-free and Antibiotic-free

Our Natural Selections Chicken is raised cage-free and has never been given any hormones, steroids or antibiotics, ever.

Organic Vegetables

Vegetables provide our dog foods with important fiber, minerals and vitamins. We use only USDA certified organic vegetables in our Natural Selections™ meals for dogs, a mix of leafy greens, and root vegetables.

Trace Minerals & Vitamins

Trace minerals such as zinc, copper, iron and manganese are added in proteinate form for better bioavailability.

Oils

We use organic flax seed oil to help balance the fat profile for Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids in the meal.

Duck

Duck is an excellent source of protein that is low in saturated fat. A rich source of most B vitamins and contains useful amounts of phosphorous and potassium. An excellent source for the cancer-protective B vitamin niacin that aids in controlling glucose levels in the body as well as converting protein, fat and carbohydrates into usable energy; vitamin B6 that supports energy metabolism and cardiovascular health. A natural source of bio-available calcium, glucosamine and chondroitin.

Ingredients

Free-Range Meat (72.87%): Duck Necks (including bone), Duck Wings, Duck Gizzards, Duck Livers, Duck Leg Meat, and Duck Hearts.

Organic Vegetables (25.31%):  Sweet Potatoes, Romaine Lettuce, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Carrots, Celery, and Parsley (vegetables may vary based on seasonality).

Special Nutrient Mix (1.81%): Organic Flaxseed Oil, Sea Salt, Choline Chloride, Zinc Protinate, Vitamin E, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12, Iodine, Vitamin D3.

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Natural Selections™ Duck

Duck offers superior levels of amino and essential fatty acids.  The ground bones provide high levels of calcium.  Organic produce adds A, B-complex, C, and D vitamins.  Duck is naturally high in protein and low in and fat.  Darwin’s Natural Selections™ Duck is a clean mixture of organic meat and skin taken from the entire bird.

Organ Meats

22% of the meat in our duck raw dog food comes from organ meats. Duck hearts are a nutrient-rich striated muscle meat, and are a good source of thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and most importantly taurine. Duck liver is a good source of lean protein, Vitamin A, and iron.

Hormone-free and Antibiotic-free

Our Natural Selections Duck has never been given any hormones, steroids or antibiotics, ever.

Organic Vegetables

Vegetables provide our dog foods with important fiber, minerals and vitamins. We use only organic vegetables in our Natural Selections™ meals for dogs, a mix of leafy greens like Romaine lettuce and celery, and root vegetables like yellow squash, zucchini and beets.

Trace Minerals & Vitamins

Trace minerals such as Zinc, Copper and Manganese are added in proteinate form from natural sources for better bioavailability.

Oils

We use organic flax seed oil to help balance the fat profile for Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids in the meal.

Turkey

Turkey is a lean meat that is a rich source of vitamins and minerals which help to regulate blood pressure, boost the immune system and facilitate the processes of healing. Turkey meat is an excellent source of essential amino acids in protein. It is lower in saturated fat and cholesterol than chicken, or beef. It also contains the essential amino acid tryptophan, which plays an important role in strengthening the immune system.

Ingredients

Free-Range Meat (76.90%): Turkey Necks (including bone), Turkey Thigh Meat, Turkey Livers, Turkey Hearts, and Turkey Gizzards.

Organic Vegetables (22.34%): Romaine Lettuce, Yams, Zucchini, Carrots, Yellow Squash, Celery, and Parsley (vegetables may vary based on seasonality).

Special Nutrient Mix (0.77%): Organic Flax Seed Oil, Sea Salt, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12, Iodine, Vitamin D3.

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Natural Selections™ Turkey

Turkey is a rich source of nutrients including Vitamin B3 or Niacin, which plays a critical role in processing fats into energy in the body, and B6, a vitamin that helps maintain steady blood sugar levels. It is also a good source for the minerals zinc, potassium and for vitamin B12. Turkey contains selenium, which is essential for the healthy function of the thyroid and immune system.

Organ Meats

21% of the meat in our turkey raw dog food comes from organ meats. Turkey hearts are a nutrient-rich striated muscle meat, and are a good source of thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and most importantly taurine. Turkey liver is a good source of lean protein, Vitamin A, and iron.

Hormone-free and Antibiotic-free

Our Natural Selections turkey has never been given any hormones, steroids or antibiotics, ever.

Organic Vegetables

Vegetables provide our dog foods with important fiber, minerals and vitamins. We use only organic vegetables in our Natural Selections™ meals for dogs, a mix of leafy greens like Romaine lettuce and celery, and root vegetables like yellow squash and zucchini.

Trace Minerals & Vitamins

Important trace minerals such as zinc, Copper, Iron and Manganese are added in proteinate form from natural sources for better bioavailability.

Oils

We use flax seed oil to help balance the fat profile for Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids in the meal.

Beef

Beef is an excellent source of protein, containing all the essential amino acids required by dogs. It has many essential nutrients including high levels of zinc and iron which help maintain stamina and heart health. Beef is rich in the minerals manganese, selenium and potassium, and in B vitamins that improve the absorption of protein, fat and carbohydrates.

Ingredients

Free-Range Meat (77.44%): Ground Lean Beef Meat, Beef Hearts, Beef Livers, and Beef Kidneys.

Organic Vegetables (20.26%): Yams, Beets, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Broccoli, Celery, and Parsley (vegetables may vary based on seasonality).

Special Nutrient Mix (2.30%): Organic Hemp Seed Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Calcium Carbonate, lnulin, Dicalcium Phosphate, Magnesium Proteinate, Sea Salt, Vitamin E, Zinc Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Proteinate, Iodine..

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Natural Selections™ Grass-Fed Beef

Our cattle have been entirely grass fed, with no grain ever in their diet. This provides meat with far superior nutrients to grain-fed beef. Ruminant meats like beef or bison are high in Omega 3 fatty acids and are an important part of a balanced and varied diet for dogs. Beef is a natural source of essential amino acids, as well as the essential minerals magnesium and potassium.

Organ Meats

Our meals contain the organ meats: beef heart, kidney and liver, which are dense with essential minerals and vitamins. They are rich sources of thiamine, riboflavin, niacin (vitamin B3), vitamin B6, vitamin D, phosphorus, iron, and zinc.

Hormone-free and Antibiotic-free

The beef in our Natural Selections™ meals have never been given any hormones, steroids or antibiotics, ever.

Organic Vegetables

Vegetables provide our dog foods with important fiber, minerals and vitamins. We use only USDA certified organic vegetables in our Natural Selections™ meals for dogs, a mix of leafy greens like Romaine lettuce and celery, and root vegetables like yellow squash, zucchini and beets.

Trace Minerals & Vitamins

We add bone meal as a natural source of bio-available Calcium and Phosphorus. Inulin (natural extract of chicory) is added as a prebiotic so you don’t need to add those to your dog’s diet. Finally we include the important micronutrients Manganese and Zinc amino acid proteinates, sea salt and vitamin E from natural sources in easily absorbable forms.

Oils

Our beef meals for dogs have a small amount of organic hemp seed oil which provides an important balance of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in the meal.

Lamb

Lamb is a fine source of protein and a healthy red meat alternative for dogs that may have allergies or intolerances to other traditional red meats. Grown on farms in New Zealand, Australia and the USA, Natural Selections Lamb with Organic Vegetables is rich in Zinc and provides essential minerals such as Potassium, Iron, Manganese, Thiamine, Vitamins E, B12, D3.

Ingredients

Free-Range Meat (76%): Lamb, Lamb Heart, Lamb Liver.

Organic Vegetables (22%): Organic Iceberg Lettuce, Organic Yellow Squash, Organic Carrots, Organic Broccoli, Organic Zucchini, Organic Parsley, Organic Celery, (vegetables may vary based on seasonality).

Special Nutrient Mix (1.5%): Organic Hempseed Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Cod Liver Oil, Inulin (a natural extract of Chicory), Magnesium Chelate, Sea Salt, Zinc Proteinate, Potassium Chloride, Vitamin E, Iron Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate,Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12, Iodine, Vitamin D3

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Adult Maintenance Formula

Our Natural Selections Lamb and Organic Vegetable Meal is formulated to meet or exceed AAFCO guidelines for complete and balanced nutrition for an adult dog. Growing puppies and pregnant or lactating females require more minerals in their diet. They can eat our Lamb and Organic Vegetables Meal but should also include our other meals for dogs in their diet which are formulated for “all life stages” and will provide the extra nutrients they need.

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Natural Selections™ Grass-fed Lamb

Lamb is rich in Zinc, a mineral that affects many fundamental processes, including that of immune functioning. While seldom mentioned, at approximately 50% the amount provided by cod fish or tuna (ounce-for-ounce basis) grass-fed Lamb can be a significant source of omega-3 fats. Grass-fed lamb also contains a valuable amounts of CLA (conjugated linoleic acid), a health supportive fatty acid.

Organ Meats

13% of the meat in our lamb raw dog food comes from organ meats. Lamb hearts are a nutrient-rich striated muscle meat, and are a good source of Zinc, the mineral that is most known for maintaining immune function, and which also helps stabilize your body’s metabolic rate and blood sugar levels.

Hormone-free and Antibiotic-free

Our Natural Selections Lamb is raised grass fed and has never been given any hormones, steroids or antibiotics, ever.

Organic Vegetables

Vegetables provide our dog foods with important fiber, minerals and vitamins. We use only USDA certified organic vegetables in our Natural Selections™ meals for dogs, a mix of leafy greens, and root vegetables.

Trace Minerals & Vitamins

Inulin (natural extract of chicory) is added as a prebiotic so you don’t need to add those to your dog’s diet. Finally, we include the important micronutrients Manganese and Zinc amino acid proteinates, sea salt and vitamin E from natural sources in easily absorbable forms.

Oils

Our lamb meals for dogs have a small amount of organic hemp seed oil. We also add cod liver oil, as a natural source of Vitamin D, which provides an important balance of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in the meal.

How to Feed

pet food packageWith Darwin’s, feeding a raw diet to your dog or cat is simple and safe! After we mix your pets natural, raw food, they are immediately frozen in vacuum-sealed bags, portioned, and ready to go. The meals are delivered in special insulated shipping containers, which keep your meals cold and safe all the way to your door. Because the food is vacuum-sealed, the meals keep for up to six months when kept frozen.

When it’s time to feed your pet, all you have to do is let it thaw, open the easy-open package, place in a bowl, and watch your pet enjoy their meal! Because the food is vacuum-sealed, the meals will be fine for at least six months when kept frozen. Once defrosted, keep the food refrigerated and use within 48 hours.

For more information, go to How to Feed Raw.

Transitioning Your Dog to a Raw Food Diet

How We Deliver

IMG_7349 (1)Life is busy. Let us cross something off your to-do list with our pet food delivery program! Receive your fresh frozen pet food and treats delivered to your door, in regularly scheduled shipments, without you having to remember to order it.

We tailor your order size and delivery schedule to meet your pet’s individual needs and your convenience. There is never an obligation — we send you email reminders before each shipment and you can change or cancel your order at any time prior to shipping.

Packaging and Shipping

Our food is made fresh, then immediately frozen in vacuum-sealed packages to preserve quality and nutrition naturally. It is then shipped directly to you in insulated containers. All you have to do is simply thaw and serve!

We ship to customers throughout the United States.

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Compare to Others

Darwin’s vs. Premium Kibble

Darwin’s Natural Raw Pet Products

  • Darwin’s meals are made fresh, vacuum-sealed and then frozen to keep vital nutrients intact
  • Darwin’s meals contain essential vitamins and minerals like Omega 6 and 3 fatty acids from natural or organic compounds
  • Darwin’s does not contain grains, fillers, or artificial substitutes. Our meals are crafted with 75% real meat and 25% vegetables to provide your pet with protein from healthy sources.
  • Darwin’s meals do not contain steroids, hormones or chemical preservatives
  • Sources from USDA certified human grade ingredients in the United States and Australia

Premium Dry Kibble

  • Premium Kibble’s are processed with high heat and pressure which destroys many vital micro-nutrients the ingredients once contained.
  • Premium Kibble’s use mostly synthetic vitamins and minerals to replace the micro-nutrients lost in the preserving process.
  • Premium Kibble’s are loaded with carbohydrates (commonly find soy, wheat, rice, corn, barley, potatoes, tapioca or starch) to serve sources of energy and calories and they often use vegetables as their main source of protein.
  • Premium Kibble’s contain a lot of additives including but not limited to: toxic preservatives BHA, BHT, and ethoxyquin to guarantee a 12-month shelf life, emulsifiers to bind fat and water, and artificial flavors and colors to improve appearance.
  • The origin of the ingredients in Kibble are unknown.

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Reviews

Both our dogs LOVE Darwin’s. They seem to have more energy; are both lean and muscular dogs and super healthy – Kathy M., Colorado

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