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Palm Kernal Oil   

May act as a laxative and cause digestive issues.

Panthothenic Acid   

Is a Vitamin B5. This is a vitamin of the B complex and is essential for the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates

Papaya Leaf   

A leaf that may be helpful a powerful digestive aid and may be helpful to eradicate parasites from the body.


A chemical preservative.


A plant that is rich in a variety of important vitamins and minerals especially vitamins A, C, and K which maybe helpful to improve bone health, protect against disease, and provide antioxidant benefits.


A flower that may be helpful to promote a sense of calm.

Pea Starch   

A carbohydrate found in peas and often used as a healthy ingredient to bind kibble together to help maintain its shape.

Peanut Hulls   

An insoluable fiber that can cause an irritation to the gut.

Pearled Barley   

Barley with the hull and bran removed.


A legume that is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties.


A primary component of all cell membranes and is naturally found in egg yolks, lecithin, red meats, sunflower seeds, liver and spinach. Often used in supplements.

Phosphoric Acid   

An acidifier, also used effectively as a flavouring, emulsifier and to prevent discolouration.


An essential macro-mineral that can be found in many foods that helps healthy nerve conduction and managing the body’s use of energy.


Tiny creatures that live deep in the ocean. Phytoplankton is a strong source of Omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, DHA, EPA, carotenoids, antioxidants, nucleic acids, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, and an array of minerals including copper, iodine, magnesium, potassium, and zinc.


A nutrient dense tropical fruit. May be helpful to boost the immune system and reduces inflammation in the body especially around joints.

Plantago Seed   

A seed that may be helpful to clear heat due to urinary tract infections, reducing inflammation, or to stop coughing.


The fresh whole meat from a pollock fish.


A flowering plant that may be helpful for liver and kidney conditions or may help to fortify muscles and bones.


Naturally occurring antioxidant compounds that come only from fruit and other plants.


A fruit that is a rich source of antioxidents and anti-inflammatory agents.


A fungus that may be helpful to strengthen digestion and harmonizing the gastrointestinal tract


The fresh whole meat from a pig.

Pork Meal   

The fresh meat of a pig with the moisture removed. One pound of meal is equal to three pounds of whole meat.

Potassiun Sorbate   

A Synthetic, chemical preservative.

Potato Product   

This non-specific ingredient is the dried residue of potato pieces, peelings and culls from the manufacturer of human processed potatoes.


A carbohydrate with a high Glycemic Index, moderate protein, and a fiber source used in some grain-free foods. Helpful to bind kibble so that it stays formed.


An essential macro-mineral that is essential for many functions of the body.

Pottassium Chloride   

A source of the macro-minerals potassium and chloride.

Pre- and Polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS)   

Known as “Forever Chemicals” because they are resistent to breaking down. Used a coatings for packaging. Harmful to the enviornment.


Directly feed the probiotics in the gut, a food source for probiotics that may be helpful to improve digestion and to strengthen the immune system.


Friendly bacteria essential for proper digestion and to enhance immune response in the digestive tract to aid in improving gut and overall health.

Propyl Galate   

A chemical preservative.

Propylene Glycol   

A synthetic petroleum derivitave and a close relative to antifreeze.


A process wherby an amino acid is combined with another compound, usually a mineral such as iron proteinate to improve digestion and absorption.

Psyllium Fiber   

An insoluble fiber source that helps relieve contipation and mild diarrhea. May be used as a food thickener.


An ideal fiber source that may be helpful to soothe the digestive tract to help with constipation or diarrhea. Found in pet foods and treats as well as used on its own.

Pumpkin Seeds   

A source of essential vitamins and minerals, Omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, and ch in many antioxidants.

Pyridoxine Hydrochloride   

Also known as Vitamin B6

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