It is more expensive to formulate as it has different ingredient inclusion levels than more standard types of dog foods.
In the Europa food range, we inform you that our recipe is “Rich in Chicken and Rice” or “Rich in Lamb and Rice” etc - we say this because our food contains a minimum of 26% of both ingredients.
Please also bear in mind, there are certain dog foods on the market that contain very high levels of protein i.e. over 80%. Please remember, that your dog requires a balanced diet, and sometimes, an excessive amount of one food type might not be to the benefit of your dog.
At Europa we use perceived “higher quality” ingredients e.g. rice and potato rather than wheat/soya/meat and bone meal.
The Europa dog food range is Super Premium and both meets and exceeds all of the above criteria.
The Europa Super Premium dog food range is hypoallergenic.
Oils and Fats provide Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s) (including both Omega 3 & Omega 6) and energy.
Essential fatty acids cannot be manufactured by the body and need to be supplied in the diet.
Their inclusion in your dog’s food helps to promote:
The Europa Super Premium dog food range contains the optimal amount of both Omega 3 and Omega 6 to promote your dog’s health and wellbeing.
Meat is the most ideal source of protein for dogs as it is highly digestible and the most complete. However, it is important to balance the amino acids from animal, plant and pure amino acids to ensure your dog’s health
Non – essential amino acids are readily available from plant proteins.
Europa believes that to maintain the optimal diet for your dog, the dog food must contain a healthy balance between both meat and plant protein. The Europa Super Premium dog food range achieves the optimal balance of both meat and plant protein with a view to promoting your dog’s health and wellbeing.
The Europa Super Premium dog food range takes into account the very latest research into canine nutrition, ensuring your dog has access to the very finest, well balanced and flavoursome food on the market today.
Below you will see a list of other ingredients included in the Europa Super Premium range of dog food and the reasons why we we have chosen to add it to our recipe.
It is believed to help reduce pathogenic or disease producing bacteria in the intestine (by binding bacteria) plus it enhances the absorption and utilisation of nutrients from the intestine.
FOS – Beneficially affects your dog by acting as a food source for beneficial micro-organisms and selectively stimulating growth and/or activity of these along the digestive tract, improving your dog’s health.
Glucosamine provides building blocks to synthesise new joint cartilage and together with Chondroitin and MSM, they promote mobility, longevity and health of the joints. They have been shown to promote the maintenance of connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and cartilage.
Aids digestion. It has also been found to help to clean the gut, on the surface and deep around the villi. It also helps to reduce faecal odours!
Used to improve gastrointestinal health (the stomach), energy levels and performance – such pre-biotics include :
The Europa Super Premium dog food range includes a measured quantity of each of these functional ingredients to assist in maintaining your dog’s optimum health.
Below you will see a list of commonly heard minerals, however, possibly for the first time, you will see why they have been added to the Europa Super Premium dog food range together with the benefits they have for your beloved four-pawed friend.
Europa Super Premium dog food range includes a precise amount of each of these Macrominerals and Microminerals to assist in promoting and maintaining your dog’s health.