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Ideal Meals®

Ideal Meals Nutrient Mix for Beef Recipes

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Ideal Meals is a vitamin & mineral mix packet which, when combined with fresh meat, grain, vegetables, water and corn oil, creates a complete and balanced meal for your adult dog. With Ideal Meals, you can prepare a fresh, homemade meal for your dog with confidence that you are giving him the nutrition he needs.

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    • Follow the recipe using one entire packet of Purina Ideal Meals to be sure your dog gets all the nutrients he needs for good health. Discover Recipes >>
    • Designed for those who cook or would like to cook food for their adult dogs
    • 22 vitamins & minerals nutrient mix
    • Each mix packet, when combined with meat, grain, vegetables and corn oil, makes one 2-lb. batch of complete and balanced homemade food for adult dogs
    • Leftovers should be refrigerated and used within 4 days of preparation
    • This product is not formulated for puppies

Beef with Rice and Vegetables Dog Food (yields approx. 2 lbs):
    • 1 lb small diced lean beef or lean ground beef, uncooked
    • 1 cup quick-cooking white rice, uncooked
    • ¼ cup small diced carrots, uncooked
    • 2 tablespoons frozen peas
    • 1 ½ cups water
    • 1 ½ tablespoons corn oil
    • 1 packet (1.8 oz) Purina® Ideal Meals Nutrient Mix for Beef Recipes
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Tricalcium phosphate, Vitamin E supplement, calcium carbonate, salt, brewers dried yeast, maltodextrin, natural beef flavor, potassium chloride, choline chloride, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, manganese sulfate, niacin, copper sulfate, sodium selenite, thiamine mononitrate, calcium pantothenate, Vitamin A acetate, riboflavin, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 supplement, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodide.

890 kcal/kg
44 kcal/packet

Guaranteed Analysis

Calcium (Ca) (Min) 14.0%
Phosphorus (P) (Min) 5.5%
Potassium (K) (Min) 1.2%
Sodium (Na) (Min) 3.0%
Chloride (Cl) (Min) 5.7%
Iron (Fe) (Min) 1450 mg/kg
Copper (Cu) (Min) 145 mg/kg
Manganese (Mn) (Min) 800 mg/kg
Zinc (Zn) (Min) 2750 mg/kg
Iodine (I) (Min) 18.0 mg/kg
Selenium (Se) (Min) 1.8 mg/kg
Vitamin A (Min) 130,000 IU/kg
Vitamin D (Min) 10,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E (Min) 150,000 IU/kg
Thiamine (Min) 250 mg/kg
Riboflavin (Min) 120 mg/kg
Pantothenic Acid (Min) 250 mg/kg
Niacin (Min) 800 mg/kg
Pyridoxine (Min) 65 mg/kg
Folic Acid (Min) 690 mg/kg
Vitamin B12 (Min) 0.5 mg/kg
Choline (Min) 4000 mg/kg

Feeding Instructions

Purina Ideal Meals Nutrient Mix is intended for supplemental feeding only for adult dogs. It is designed to prepare a complete and balanced homemade meal for your adult dog.

To prepare a complete and balanced homemade meal for your adult dog, add the contents of one entire packet according to the recipe. One packet (1.8oz) prepares approximately 2 lbs of food. Allow food to cool before serving. Refrigerate leftovers in a dated, covered container and feed entire prepared food in less than 4 days. This product is not formulated for puppies or animals of other species. Not for human consumption. Do not use more than one packet per recipe. The quantity of homemade food may vary according to the size, level of activity and age of the dog. Provide adequate fresh water in a clean container daily.

Daily Recommended Quantity of Homemade Dog Food:

Size (dog weight) Quantity (cups)
3 lbs. to 12 lbs. 2/3 - 1 2/3
13 lbs. to 20 lbs. 1 2/3 - 2 1/3
21 lbs. to 35 lbs. 2 1/3 - 3 1/3
36 lbs. to 50 lbs 3 1/3 - 4 1/3
51 lbs. to 75 lbs. 4 1/3 - 5 3/4
76 lbs. to 100 lbs. 5 3/4 - 7

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