Eggs are an excellent source of protein, with naturally occurring complex combinations of amino acids, because of this eggs are often referred to as being the Perfect Protein. SquarePet only uses human grade whole eggs in our products.
Whey protein concentrate is a protein powerhouse ingredient. Ranking highest on the protein bioavailability scale. It is a complete protein containing all the essential amino acids required by dogs and is rich in branch chain amino acids that are helpful in preventing age related muscle loss and for maintaining a lean and toned body condition. Sourced locally from Wisconsin our whey protein concentrate is certified by the National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Animal Care Program.
Quinoa is a pseudo-grain that is rich in protein and one of the few plant foods that contains all essential amino acids making it a complete protein source. Quinoa also ranks high for protein bioavailability.
Source: North Dakota & Montana
Whole Brown Rice is a high quality source of carbohydrates and natural fiber. After the rice hulls have been removed the brown rice is ground on site just prior to production.
Source: Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri
Tapioca is a starch derived from ground cassava root. Tapioca starch is highly digestible and provides a ready source of energy for the digestive system.
Coconut is rich in fiber and healthy fats. It also contains a variety of minerals, including manganese, copper, selenium, phosphorus, potassium, and iron.
Flaxseed is a healthy source of natural omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Our fresh flaxseed is finely ground onsite just prior to production.
Source: North Dakota
Miscanthus grass is non-chemically produced fiber ingredient grown by local farmers in Missouri. University research studies show that miscanthus grass produces a near perfect stool test with minimal to no odor, while also inducing growth of beneficial bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Miscanthus grass is a scientifically proven eco-friendly and natural alternative to traditional fiber sources.
Source: Missouri & Arkansas
Cold Pressed Natural Sunflower Oil is obtained by extracting oil from sunflower seeds. Cold Pressed Sunflower Oil is rich in linoleic acid, an omega 6 fatty acid important for skin and coat health. SquarePet harvests the sunflowers within miles of our production facility
Whole Cranberries are the edible fruit of the cranberry plant. Cranberries provide sources of soluble and insoluble fiber, as well as vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K1, manganese and copper.
Kale is a great source of dietary fiber and also supplies vitamin C, beta-carotene, calcium, potassium and magnesium.
Blueberries are the edible fruit of the blueberry bush. These Superfoods are a good source of fiber and are one of the most antioxidant-rich foods in the world
Carrots provide flavor and important antioxidants such as beta-carotene. Carrots are also a great source of fiber, vitamin K, and potassium.
Jerusalem artichoke is a root vegetable that is naturally rich in prebiotics. Prebiotics act to feed the good or beneficial bacteria in the digestive system.
Natural vegetarian flavor is a concentrated source of yeast based protein that acts to enhance the inherent flavor and aroma of the high quality ingredients used in SquarePet diets.
Tricalcium phosphate provides a source of the essential minerals calcium and phosphorus. These minerals are important for strong bone development, healthy muscle activity, and nerve transmission.
Dicalcium phosphate provides both calcium and phosphorus, which are vital for building and maintaining strong bones and teeth.
Potassium chloride is an essential mineral important for regulating fluid balance and controlling the electrical activity of the heart and other muscles.
Choline is a water soluble vitamin that plays a role in the structural function of membranes and acts as a type of co-factor in the formation of the amino acid methionine and for the formation of neurotransmitters.
Salt is a natural mineral, necessary for life and good health. Also known as sodium chloride, salt is an essential nutrient needed to help absorb other nutrients, regulate fluid balance and maintain blood pressure.
Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin important for healthy vision, a strong immune system, bone and muscle development and a healthy skin and hair coat.
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin important for maintaining calcium and phosphorus at levels that support healthy skeletal growth as well influencing the regulation of the parathyroid gland, the immune system, healthy skin, and the metabolism of foreign chemicals.
Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin and acts as an antioxidant, helps support a healthy immune system and promotes skin and coat health.
Riboflavin is a water soluble vitamin (Vitamin B2) and is important for healthy skin and helps turn fat into energy.
Thiamine Mononitrate is a water soluble vitamin (Vitamin B1) and is essential to the nervous system as well as for generating energy for cells.
Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that helps to improve the skin barrier. Biotin can also help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of hair, skin, and nails.
Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin that is important for the formation of proteins from amino acids, metabolizing carbohydrates and fats, and maintaining nervous system integrity.
Folic acid is a water soluble vitamin (Vitamin B9) that is essential for the normal growth and maintenance of all cells. Folic acid is also needed to maintain the immune system.
Finely ground egg shells provide a natural source of calcium.
Kelp is a type of seaweed that has been dehydrated and provides a great source of iodine, potassium, vitamin K, vitamin A, calcium, iron, and magnesium.
Taurine is an essential amino acid in the diet of cats and may be conditionally essential for dogs. Taurine is a sulfur containing amino acid and plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy heart and is important for eye, brain, and kidney health.
Ascorbic acid is a water-soluble vitamin, occurring naturally in citrus fruits, green vegetables, etc. Ascorbic acid is a form of Vitamin C, which is an antioxidant essential for normal metabolism.
Methionine is an important sulfur containing amino acid. In addition to being a building block of protein it plays many roles within our pets bodies – including helping in the synthesis or production of the amino acid Taurine.
L-Carnitine is a vitamin-like molecule that plays a critical role in energy production and heart health. L-carnitine assists with fat metabolism and may help reduce weight in overweight dogs and cats.
Source: Czech Republic
Zinc Proteinate (a chelated source of Zinc) is an essential mineral important for immune system health, metabolism health, and supporting healthy skin & coat.
Iron Proteinate (a chelated source of iron) is an essential mineral critical for blood production and the creation of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is essential for transferring oxygen to the bloodstream from the lungs.
Copper Proteinate (a chelated source of Copper) is an essential mineral, important for bone growth, iron absorption, and promoting red blood cell formation.
Manganese Proteinate (a chelated source of Manganese) is an essential mineral important for nervous system function and bone growth.
Calcium Iodate is a source of iodine, an essential mineral important for thyroid health.
Selenium is an essential mineral and major antioxidant nutrient. Selenium yeast is a natural and organic form of selenium produced by yeast. Selenium yeast closely mimics the form of the selenium found in fresh food.
Rosemary is a member of the mint family, along with many other herbs, such as oregano, thyme, basil, and lavender. Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which are thought to help boost the immune system.
Recommended feeding guidelines for adult dogs per day:
Dog weight (lbs.)
Dry food (cups)
2 - 10
1/4 - 1/2
10 - 15
1/2 - 3/4
15 - 30
3/4 - 1 1/2
30 - 40
1 1/2 - 2
40 - 50
2 - 2 1/4
50 - 60
2 1/4 - 2 1/2
60 - 70
2 1/2 - 2 3/4
70 - 80
2 3/4 - 3 1/4
80 - 90
3 1/4 - 3 1/2
90 - 100
3 1/2 - 3 3/4
For puppies: Feed twice the amount shown for adults. For pregnant and lactating females: Feed 2 to 4 times the adult amount. *Based on a standard 8oz cup
SquareEgg™ brand meat free food for dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including for growth of large size dogs (70 lbs. or more as an adult).
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