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True Instinct Grain-Free Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Adult Dog Food

True Instinct Grain-Free Formula with Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Dog Food

Product Overview

No matter how far science advances us, we always look to nature to inspire us. Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct was created to deliver on a dog's natural instinct to choose nutrient-dense foods. Our Grain-Free Formula, made with real chicken as the #1 ingredient, has been crafted without corn, wheat or soy and provides a grain-free option that contains the protein and energy active dogs need. Nature plus science helps provide 100% complete and balanced nutrition to support whole body health while satisfying your active adult dog's true instinct.

Get $3 off* your first bag when you register for the 28-Day Challenge.

  • Real chicken as the #1 ingredient
  • No poultry by-product meal, artificial flavors or preservatives
  • Nutrient-dense grain-free formula with 30% protein to help support strong muscles and an active lifestyle
  • Made without corn, wheat or soy
  • Real chicken as the first ingredient blended with other high-quality protein sources, helps support strong muscles and an active lifestyle
  • Natural sources of glucosamine to help support healthy joints
  • Omega-6 helps give your dog a radiant coat and healthy skin
  • Highly digestible so more nutrition goes to work inside your dog
  • 4 sources of antioxidants to help support a healthy immune system
Ingredients & Nutrition

Chicken (source of glucosamine), chicken meal (source of glucosamine), cassava root flour, canola meal, pea starch, beef fat naturally preserved with Vitamin E, pea protein, dried egg product, dried yeast, dried beet pulp, sweet potatoes, liver flavor, ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS: Minerals (potassium chloride, salt, calcium carbonate, mono and dicalcium phosphate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E, choline, Vitamin B-3, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-5, Vitamin B-1, Vitamin B-12, Vitamin B-2, Vitamin B-6, folic acid, Vitamin K, Vitamin D-3, Vitamin B-7).    B-4172

Manufactured and guaranteed by:  Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, St. Louis, MO 63164 USA

Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Purina ONE SmartBlend True Instinct With Real Chicken & Sweet Potato provides complete and balanced nutrition for maintenance of adult dogs.

AAFCO is a voluntary state membership association that develops standards and regulations to ensure consumer protection and safeguard the health of animals and humans.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (MIN)

30.0%

Crude Fat (MIN)

17.0%

Crude Fiber (MAX)

4.0%

Moisture (MAX)

12.0%

Linoleic Acid (MIN)

1.5%

Calcium (Ca) (MIN)

1.0%

Phosphorus (P) (MIN)

0.8%

Zinc (Zn) (MIN)

150 mg/kg

Selenium (Se) (MIN)

0.35 mg/kg

Vitamin A (MIN)

15,000 IU/kg

Vitamin E (MIN)

460 IU/kg

Glucosamine (MIN)*

400 ppm

Omega-6 Fatty Acids (MIN)*

1.6%

* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles

Feeding Instructions

The recommended feeding amounts indicated are based upon the average nutritional needs of an adult dog with a normal activity level (using a standard 8 oz/250 ml measuring cup, which contains approximately 113 g of Purina ONE).  Factors, such as a dog's metabolism, breed size, activity level, age and whether the dog is spayed or neutered, will affect the amount of Purina ONE needed to maintain an ideal body condition.  The pet experts at Purina have provided the feeding amounts indicated as a starting point.  If you find that your dog is losing weight or becomes overweight when fed these amounts, please adjust accordingly.  To help your dog maintain an ideal body condition, monitor your dog's weight on a regular basis, making sure that his ribs are easily felt and the waist is visible when viewed from above.  Maintaining an ideal body condition can impact your dog’s lifelong health.

IT'S NOT FOR ALL DOGS
Purina ONE True Instinct formula is specifically formulated for adult dogs.  If you have a puppy, or a pregnant or nursing dog, feed Purina ONE SmartBlend Healthy Puppy Formula.

MAY BE SERVED DRY OR MOISTENED 
Purina ONE may be fed dry or mixed with water.  If mixed, we suggest one part liquid to four parts Purina ONE.

MAKING THE SWITCH TO PURINA ONE
Although you’ll be anxious to see the difference Purina ONE can make in your dog, please allow 7 - 10 days to ease the transition from your dog’s current food.  Each day, simply feed a little less of the previous food and a little more Purina ONE until you’re feeding Purina ONE exclusively.  This gradual transition will help avoid dietary upsets.

NO SUPPLEMENTS NECESSARY
Purina ONE provides 100% complete and balanced nutrition for adult dogs. There is no need to add vitamins, minerals or other supplements, unless specifically directed by a veterinarian.

FRESH WATER, PROPER DIET & VETERINARY CARE
Be sure to provide fresh water in a clean container for your dog daily.  Proper diet, exercise and veterinary care are the best ways to keep your dog healthy.  If your dog hasn’t had a check-up in the past year, please make an appointment today.

CALORIE CONTENT (FED)
3896 kcal/kg
442 kcal/cup

Recommended Daily Feeding Amounts

Weight (lbs./kg)

Amount to Feed

3–12 lbs.
(1.4–5.4 kg)

1/3 to 1 cups
(38–113 g) 

13–20 lbs.
(5.9–9.1 kg)

1 to 1-1/3 cups
(113–151 g) 

21–35 lbs.
(9.5–15.9 kg)

1-1/3 to 2 cups
(151–227 g) 

36–50 lbs.
(16.3–22.7 kg)

2 to 2-1/2 cups
(227–283 g)

51–75 lbs.
(23.1–34.0 kg)

2-1/2 to 3-1/3 cups
(283–378 g) 

76–100 lbs.
(34.5–45.4 kg)

3-1/3 to 4 cups
(378–454 g)

Over 100 lbs.
(Over 45.4 kg)

4 cups (454 g) plus*

* 1/3 cup (38 g) for each 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) of body weight over 100 lbs. (45.4 kg)

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  • xxgypsymommyxx
  • September 25, 2015
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Hot Dog!

My Jack Russell is pretty particular when it comes to his food, he normally ate Pedigree. But, the day I brought home my FREE bag of Purina from Smiley360, he fell in love! He tries to eat it all in one sitting, haha. I recommend this to anyone, the crunchy kibbles are what he loves best!

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  • January 21, 2016
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My dog really liked it I bought it for her and I find she has more energy than before . Her coat is alot more shiny. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • February 18, 2016
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Love it

my pet loves it she ate it all and i can say she loves It because it has been hard the last few weeks she hasnt been eating until i tried this product she is a picky eater. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • carol_wi_8605059
  • February 23, 2016
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Loved it

My really enjoyed this dog food and stomach handled it well [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • monica_in_8827687
  • March 15, 2016
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Dogs loved it

They seemed to eat this a lot faster than their normal dog food [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • Heatherw
  • September 25, 2015
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My dog loves this food!!

We are currently transitioning this food for our dog. So far she seems to love it! It's so excited to eat and digs around for this food. I think we found her brand!! The smell isn't to bad and the pieces are perfect for my small dog!!

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  • mel_in_8397986
  • February 4, 2016
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Healthy dogs

We took the 28 day challenge and our dogs have improved greatly as a result. Their coats are shiny and healthy, their energy levels have increased and their health problems from old age have gotten better. My almost ten year can get up on her couch unassisted, she can go up the stairs without assistance and she is actually playing with her toys again. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • March 15, 2016
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It was okay

The product was okay. My puppy wasn't too impressed so I will not be buying it. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • hoosiergman
  • September 27, 2015
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Great for Pugs

I have a 12 year old pug that has horrible skin allergies. I have to be very selective in making sure that no food or treat contain any grain. I have feed this to her for some time now and she is doing great. Plus, with the Omega 6 in the food, she has a beautiful shiny soft coat. Thank you Purina. I received a free product for the purpose of my review. Opinions are 100% my own.

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  • January 21, 2016
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Dogs love

The dogs loved their sample food. Went out and bought the product right away [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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