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Carna4® Easy-chew Fish Formula Dog Food

Carna4 Easy-Chew Fish Formula Dog FoodCarna4 Easy-Chew Fish variety is whole food nutrition for all life stages of your dog customized with a slightly softer, smaller nugget – perfect for the little mouths of puppies and small breeds, as well as older dogs that have trouble with chewing. Carna4’s delicious air-dried nuggets are highly digestible and so densely packed with whole foods that you may need to feed 10-15% less per day than you are used to. Our Fish formula is loaded with fresh wild-caught herring and perch. We then add whole produce and our amazing mix of certified organic sprouted seeds that have been germinated to unleash a POWERHOUSE of NUTRIENTS naturally, to support your dog’s intestinal health, energy, skin and coat. We then quick-bake & gently dry it to give your dog bio-available vitamins and minerals, without synthetic additives of any kind. No vitamin pre-mix needed nor added, ever.

Like all Carna4 formulas, our fresh food ingredients provide your dog a clean, complete whole foods diet that is every-day-easy. Perfect for alternating with a raw or home-cooked diet. Our sprouted seed mix offers a wealth of super-nutrients, including very high levels of naturally occurring antioxidants and Omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and billions of CFUs of probiotics to levels far exceeding AAFCO standards.

And thanks to our sprouted seeds, all our Carna4 formulas are LOW GLYCEMIC and LOW GLUTEN – ideal for sensitive dogs. We use only 100% true food and you can easily pronounce the name of every ingredient in Carna4 because every one is grown only on Canadian and American farms. Nothing imported, no synthetics, no byproducts, no meals, no fillers, no protein concentrates, just REAL FOOD for your dog.

We use only 100% true food and you can easily pronounce the name of every ingredient in Carna4 because every one is grown only on Canadian and American farms

Ingredient List – Easy-Chew Fish Dog Food:

Herring, perch, eggs, ground organic sprouted barley seed, salmon, ground fava beans, sweet potato, ground organic sprouted flaxseed, ground organic sprouted lentils, ground organic sprouted peas, potato starch, apples, carrots, salt, kelp, baking soda.

We test every batch of Carna4 for 15 different pathogens and toxins. Nothing leaves our bakery until it is checked thoroughly for safety.

Carna4 All Life Stages Easy-Chew Fish….Natural dog food for all stages

Nutrient Content:

Carna4 Hand Crafted Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages – but offers much more. In fact, our nutrient content exceeds AAFCO requirements in all cases. You can see for yourself in the following table:



NUTRIENT Carna4 Fish (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Growth (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Adult (min. per kg – as fed)
Crude Protein 29% 20.2% 18%
Crude Fat 15% 7.4% 5.5%
Crude Fiber  4% (max) n/a n/a
Moisture 10% (max) n/a n/a
Amino Acids
Arginine 3.12% 0.90% 0.46%
Histidine 0.97% 0.40% 0.17%
Isoleucine 1.61% 0.64% 0.34%
Leucine 2.59% 1.16% 0.61%
Lysine 3.31% 0.81% 0.57%
Methionine – cysteine 2.88% 0.63% 0.58%
Phenylalanine – tyrosine 2.29% 1.17% 0.67%
Threonine 1.23% 0.94% 0.43%
Tryptophan 0.32% 0.18% 0.14%
Valine 1.77% 0.61% 0.44%
Taurine 0.25% n/a n/a
NUTRIENT Carna4 Fish (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Growth (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Adult (min. per kg – as fed)
Fatty Acids
Arachidonic Acid 0.18% n/a n/a
Linoleic Acid 2.4% 1.17% 1.0%
Omega-3s 1.9% n/a n/a
Omega-6s 3.8% n/a n/a
DHA & EPA 1.15% n/a n/a
Minerals & Essential Nutrients Carna4 Fish (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Growth (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Adult (min. per kg – as fed)
Calcium 1.3% 1.1% 0.45%
Chloride TBA% 0.40% 0.11%
Copper 17 mg 11.2 mg 6.6 mg
Iodine 3.44 mg 0.90 mg 0.90 mg
Iron 130 mg 79 mg 36 mg
Magnesium 0.13% 0.05% 0.05%
Manganese TBA mg 6.5 mg 4.50 mg
Phosphorous 1.0% 0.9% 0.4%
Ca:P Ratio 1.2:1 1:1 1:1
Potassium 0.8% 0.5% 0.5%
Selenium 1.0 mg 0.31 mg 0.31 mg
Sodium 0.33% 0.27% 0.07%
Zinc 190 mg 90 mg 72 mg
NUTRIENT Carn4 Fish (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Growth (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Adult (min. per kg – as fed)
Vitamin A 14,600 IU 4,500 IU 4,500 IU
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 12.0 mg 2.0 mg 2.0 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 8.1 mg 4.7 mg 4.7 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 40 mg 12.2 mg 12.2 mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 23 mg 10.8 mg 10.8 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 9.8 mg 1.3 mg 1.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.16 mg 0.03 mg 0.03 mg
Vitamin K 0.75 mg n/a n/a
Folate 1.17 mg 0.19 mg 0.19 mg
Beta Carotene 1.8 mg n/a n/a
Choline 1,950 mg 1,224 mg 1,224 mg
Vitamin C 570 mg n/a n/a
Vitamin D 2,200 IU 450 IU 450 IU
Vitamin E 390 IU 45 IU 45  IU
NUTRIENT Carna Fish (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Growth (min. per kg – as fed) AAFCO Adult (min. per kg – as fed)
Total Probiotics (Microorganisms) 18 billion cfu n/a n/a
Bacillus coagulan 89 million cfu n/a n/a
Bacillus subtilis 45 million cfu n/a n/a
Bifidobacterium bifidum 730 million cfu n/a n/a
Bifidobacterium infantis 98 million cfu n/a n/a
Enterococcus faecium 61 million cfu n/a n/a
Lactobacillus acidophilus 1.09 billion cfu n/a n/a
Lactobacillus casei 370 million cfu n/a n/a
Lactobacillus lactis 1.65 billion cfu n/a n/a
Lactobacillus plantarum 116 million cfu n/a n/a
Saccharomyces boulardii 58 million cfu n/a n/a
Saccharomyces cerevisiae 226 million cfu n/a n/a
Prebiotics 1.9%
Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) 10,200 mg n/a n/a
Mannooligosaccharides (MOS) 9,020 mg n/a n/a
Inulin 160 mg n/a n/a
Digestive Enzymes
Lypase 450,000 LU n/a n/a
Amylase 31,000 DU n/a n/a
Cellulase 470,000 CU n/a n/a
Protease 14,000 PU n/a n/a

Please note that Carna4’s “Guaranteed Minimum per kg as fed” is our food’s guaranteed nutrient content in its regular state in the bag, including moisture.

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Questions about feeding an All-Life Stages diet to your puppy? Here is some food for thought:



Recommended Daily Feeding Guide

Ideal daily feeding portions will vary for different dogs, depending on age, size, breed, environment and activity levels. Because Carna4 is so concentrated in high quality nutrients that are easily absorbed by your dog, you will need to feed 10% to 15% fewer cups per day than most other dry foods. The amounts shown below are guidelines only and you should carefully monitor your dog’s weight, until an ideal balance is found. 

8 fl. oz. Cups per Day



Less than

6 mos.


6 to 12


Adult Active


Less Active

or Senior Dog

3 7/8 5/8 3/8 1/2 1/4
5 1 1/4 7/8 1/2 5/8 3/8
10 1 7/8 1 1/4 5/8 7/8 1/2
15 2 1/2 1 3/4 7/8 1 1/8 3/4
20 3 1/8 2 1/2 1 1/4 1 1/2 7/8
30 3 3/4 3 1 1/2 2 1/8 1 1/4
40 4 3/8 3 1/2 1 7/8 2 1/2 1 5/8
50 5 1/2 4 3/8 2 1/4 2 3/4 2
For large dogs, add 50 lb serving plus 1/4 cup of food per 10 lb of bodyweight over 50 lb.

You may choose to add water to soften Carna4 Easy-Chew for puppies and older dogs with biting difficulties. Add ¼ cup water to one cup of Carna4 and let stand for a minute to create softer nuggets.


Feeding Instructions:

Transitioning to Carna4: It will take several days for your dog to adjust to the richer nutrients in Carna4. Start by mixing one part Carna4 to four parts of your dog’s old food. Gradually increase the proportion of Carna4 over 7-10 days until you are feeding all Carna4. Remember that you will feed slightly fewer cups of Carna4 than other dry foods.

Your dog may have larger stools in the early part of his or her transition period as the better quality fiber in Carna4 helps to clean out the colon. This is a normal and healthy effect and you will see the stools return to a normal size later in the transition. When transitioning to Carna4 from another diet, try sprinkling in some Flora4 ground sprouted seeds food topper to help aid digestion and normalize stools faster.

Feeding Your Puppy: Feed small quantities in 3 or 4 feedings at the same times each day, reducing to twice per day after 6 months. Divide the total cups per day from the chart above by the number of feedings to determine how much to set out each time. After 20 minutes, remove any food remaining in the puppy’s bowl.

Pregnant or Nursing Dogs: Add up to 50% more food per day for pregnant dogs after the first 6 weeks. When nursing, the mother should be allowed to free feed throughout the day. She may eat 2 or 3 times as much as a normal adult during this time

Calorie Content: ME as fed Calculated – Easy-Chew Fish Formula: 4,350 kcal/kg or 402 kcal/8 fl. oz. cup

Remember to:

  • Provide your dog with plenty of fresh, clean drinking water at all times.
  • Bring your dog to the veterinarian regularly.
  • Give your dog play and exercise every day.

Satisfaction Guarantee:

We are sure your puppy or dog will love the fresh taste of Carna4 and you’ll love the peace of mind that comes with feeding your pet the safest, most nourishing complete pet food available. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason, please return the remainder of your package to your pet specialty retailer for a full refund or replacement or call Carna4 at 1-855-4Carna4.

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