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Review: Vital Essentials Freeze Dried Dog Food and Treats


Freeze drying is a way of preserving food by removing about 98% of its water content. This process preserves the food while still maintaining its nutritional content, flavor, and color. Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food uses this technology to create its line of safe and healthy dog food and treats.

When you're shopping for food for your pet, his age, size, allergies, or food sensitivities, overall health condition and activity level need to be taken into account. Most commercial dog food products offer a complete and balanced diet for a certain type of dog. Be sure to read the label carefully to ensure the food you choose is formulated for your dog.

Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food recipes are complete and balanced for all breeds and life stages. If you're looking for a new diet for your pooch, I'm sharing all of the details about Vital Essentials dog food and treats in this review including the quality of the food, its health benefits, and pricing information.

Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food and Treat Review

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The raw food diet has been shown to have several benefits for a canine's health. However, many dog owners are leery of feeding raw food due to the risks of bacteria and diseases associated with it. It also takes time to research raw dog food recipes and prepare the meals.

Freeze-dried raw dog food is as quick and convenient as dry kibble, but the ingredients are much higher quality. Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food and dog treats are made of whole meat, organs, and bones. They give your dog the benefits of a raw diet without the dangers and hassle.

These dog food and treats are gluten- and grain-free. The company does not include any fillers or artificial ingredients in its recipes. Protein is always the first ingredient, and Vital Essentials Freeze Dried Dog Foodthis dog food is available in 5 varieties:

  • Salmon
  • Rabbit
  • Beef
  • Turkey
  • Duck

Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food is made and packaged in the United States. The ingredients are all sourced in the U.S. as well, but some of the rabbit used is also sourced from France.

As you will see in my video review above, our dogs LOVE these products. You can smell the protein source in every recipe as soon as you open the bag. Our dogs are enticed by the smell and seem to really enjoy the texture and flavor. The minute I start dishing up this food, they start drooling!

Vital Essential Freeze Dried Dog TreatsI tried out the Lamb treats, but there are a lot of unique treatment options available. Vital Essentials offer bully sticks, rabbit ears, organs, minnows, and many other interesting dog treat options.

If you have a dog with food allergies, GI sensitivities or your furry friend is just a picky eater, these treats may be just what you need. Vital Essentials dog treats are all limited ingredient products. For example, the Lamb Treats that I tried are made with lamb, lamb liver, and mixed tocopherols.

As with all high-quality dog food products, Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food and Treats do not come cheap. But, the higher price tag gets you a higher quality product that is packed with nutritional benefits for your dog. Plus, cheaper products are typically made with artificial ingredients, fillers and other chemicals, dyes, and artificial preservatives that could be dangerous for your dog.

A 1-pound bag of this dog food sells for $29.66-$39.99, depending on the flavor that you choose. Obviously, this price tag won't fit into everyone's budget. If you'd like to include some of the benefits of raw food nutrition without the hefty cost, you could always use Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Dog Food as a food topper on your dog's regular kibble.

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