USDA ingredients needed, the same as you eat:
- USDA Inspected and Certified boneless and skinless chicken thighs
- USDA Inspected and Certified chicken livers
- Russet potatoes
- Green peas
- Butternut squash
- Granny Smith apples
- 100% Complete and Balanced by Veterinarian Nutritionists
- Adult Dog Recipe, exceeds AAFCO maintenance nutrient profiles
- 33 Calories Per Ounce
- Packaging is BPA and DEHA free and recyclable
USDA Inspected and Certified Boneless/Skinless Chicken Thighs
In addition to being an excellent source of protein and essential amino acids, several vitamins and minerals are abundant in chicken including all the B vitamins – B1, B2, B3, B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID) (Pantothenic Acid), B6, B12, selenium, phosphorus, folate, biotin, and choline.
USDA Certified and Inspected Chicken Liver
Liver is extremely nutritious and contains many key nutrients like iron, folate, vitamin A, vitamins B2, B3, B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID), B6, B12, and copper.
Potatoes are a good source of several vitamins and minerals including potassium, vitamin C, folate, vitamins B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID) and B6, copper, manganese, phosphorus, and niacin. And because we keep the skin on the potatoes we use, they are also a good source of fiber.
Peas are an outstanding phytonutrient source. They are also packed with protein, carbohydrates, fiber and many vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamins B1, B2, and B6, thiamine, niacin, zinc, potassium, choline, folate, manganese, iron, and phosphorus.
Along with an amazing phytonutrient content, butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C. It is also a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B6, manganese and copper as well as a good source of potassium, vitamin B2, folate, vitamin K, Pantothenic Acid, omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and niacin.
A root vegetable packed with beta-carotene, fiber, antioxidants, and an excellent source of several vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, biotin, vitamin K, vitamin C, and vitamins B1, B2, B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID), B6, vitamin E, potassium, phosphorus, folate, copper, manganese, and niacin.
Granny Smith Apples
Apple nutrients are mostly present in the skin which is why we keep the skin on them, which also increases their fiber content. They are also a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C and potassium and many other vitamins and minerals in smaller amounts.
Sunflower oil provides needed oleic (omega-9) and linoleic fatty acids (omega-6). It also has an appreciable amounts of essential vitamin E.
Vitamin and Mineral Blend for Balancing
OPK’s supplement blend is formulated specifically for each unique recipe to exceed AAFCO guidelines for a maintenance diet.
Daily Feeding Guide and Number of Packages Per Week
The amount in the chart below is the total amount to feed per day. If you feed your pet twice a day, divide this amount by 2 and feed that amount each time. Each pet is unique in their required caloric intake. Some factors include breed, activity level, age, genetics, and overall health. The recommended feeding guidelines below are just that, guidelines. We recommend you keep a close eye on your pet’s weight, weigh them frequently, and adjust as needed. If they gain weight, then you should feed the next lower amount. See Pet Weight for more information. If you have any questions about the amount to feed your pet, please contact us and we are happy to help.
Although most pets have no issues transitioning to OPK and many can eat 100% OPK at their next meal, some pets require a slower transition. Whenever you change to a new diet, it is best to err on the side of caution and transition your pet slowly. If your pet has a particularly sensitive stomach, or they develop sensitivities during the transition, then transition even more slowly than recommended. A suggested schedule is as follows:
First 3-7 days: 25% OPK, 75% old food
Next 3-7 days: 50% OPK, 50% old food
Next 3-7 days: 75% OPK, 25% old food
Next 3-7 days: 100% OPK!
For best results, use digital kitchen scale to weigh food in ounces. If not available, standard measuring cup may be used.
Dog Weight in Pounds
Per Day (by weight)
Per Day (by volume)
Number of 14 oz Packages
Needed Per Week
Number of 56 oz Packages
Needed Per Week