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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.

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  • 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 Guidelines

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

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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Perfect for my pets!!!

I have 3 dogs and they just love the Smart Blend and normally my dogs at so picky. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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My dogs like the taste

My dogs can sometimes be very picky with their food. The loves the taste of this PURINA ONE® SMARTBLEND® TRUE INSTINCT, because they were scarfing it down like it was a steak. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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My dog scarfed the sample down in mere seconds and then looked at me for more. It must've been tasty! Would definitely consider buying. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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My dog has a very sensitive stomach, the all natural ingredients seemed to settle well on his stomach. I would definetly purchase! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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My little dogs loved it

Our big dog stayed true to his blue buffaloes but our littler dogs really liked it. We will definitely be purchasing it again in the future. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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  • January 28, 2016
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Happy dogs

I received a sample of this product in exchange for the experience my dogs had with it. They loved it. Usually the amount of dog food I give them lasts a few hours. This was gone instantly between the 2 dogs. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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It's ok.

My puppies both loved this food, but we like our other brand better. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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