Our Ingredients

From the fields to their foods, Brown's® strives to provide only the highest quality ingredients. With ingredients from the United States, and around the globe, we produce the healthiest, cleanest and most nutritional pet foods on the market.

Ingredient Categories

Fruits and Vegetables Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & vegetables provide a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to help maintain the health and overall well-being of your pets.

  Fruits and Vegetables Nuts

Nuts, in and out of the shell, provide exercise and entertainment. They’re also rich in fiber, magnesium, antioxidants and essential fats.

         
Seeds and Grains Seeds & Grains

Seeds and grains are excellent sources of complex carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber. They’re low in calories, yet provide high amounts of energy. Essential B vitamins help energy utilization and the growth process.

  Zoo-Vital® Biscuits ZOO-Vital® Biscuits

Our unique shapes and textures provide exercise and help with gum, beak, and tooth maintenance. Each colorful biscuit contains vitamins, nutrients, and beneficial bacteria required for your pet's overall well-being.

         
Supplements Supplements

Vitamins, minerals and other supplements are added to many of our foods and treats to help our foods meet and exceed the nutritional requirments of your pets.

     

Ingredients

Image Name Description
Alfalfa Meal Alfalfa Meal Richest mineral food containing trace minerals (zinc, iron & manganese) plus vitamins A & C.
Blueberries Blueberries Great source of chlorophyll, fiber & phytochemicals.
Carrotsl Carrots Antioxidant source containing phytochemicals, vitamin & minerals. Rich in Vitamin A and carotenoids (provide protection against free radicals).
Chicken Meal Chicken Meal Highly digestible protein source produced by cooking at high temps, extracting the fat & drying the meat residue. Provides essential amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals for muscle development and energy. It’s naturally stabilized with mixed tocopherols and rosemary extract to preserve freshness.
Chicken Fat Chicken Fat Preserved with mixed tocopherols. Source of fatty acids and energy. High in Linoleic Acid (source of omega-6 fatty acids) which help promote healthy skin and coat.
Cranberries Cranberries Antioxidant that fights free radicals. Natural acid fiber contributing to urinary tract health.
Deboned Chicken Deboned Chicken High-quality, highly digestible protein source that provides essential amino acids & fatty acids.
Dried Yeast Dried Yeast Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus subtilis, Bifidiobacterium thermophilum, Bifidiobacterium longum and Entrococcus faecium are active dehydrated cultures added after processing. They’re activated upon ingesting the food and help maintain a normal bacteria balance in the lower intestine. These bacteria aid in digestion.
Fish Meal Fish Meal Source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Flaxseed Flaxseed Richest source of essential Omega-3 fatty acids (Linoleric Acid). Good source of amino acids plus vitamins & minerals. Great source of fiber and aids in digestion. Helps promote healthy skin and coat.
Kelp Kelp Source of essential vitamins and minerals (including iodine). Antioxidant source.
Natural Chicken Flavor Natural Chicken Flavor Flavor enhancer.
Parsley Parsley Aids in digestion and contains vitamins A & C.
Peas Peas Source of protein, vitamin A, and packed with fiber to help manage with cholesterol and blood sugar. Also a good source of potassium.
Potato Starch Potato Starch Carbohydrate with similar benefits as fiber.
Rosemary Rosemary (Oil) A natural preservative.
Salt Salt Supplement for sodium and chloride, essential nutrients. Electrolytes help regulate water balance. Aids in muscle contraction and nerve transmission and regulates acid balance. An important trace mineral.
Sweet Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Source of potassium, B-vitamins and beta-carotene. Provides phytochemicals and carotenoids, sources of antioxidant agents providing natural protection against free radicals.
Tumeric Tumeric Herb associated with the digestive aid of fats.
Yucca Schidigera Extract Yucca Schidigera Extract Natural extract made from the stem of the Yucca plant. Supports anti-inflammatory processes in tendons and joints. Great odor control source.


Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements

Dont be frightened by their names! Vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional supplements are essential to the health and well-being of pet birds and small animals. These necessary additions ensure a well-balanced diet that meets and exceeds the daily nutritional requirments of your pet.

Ascorbic Acid (Source of Vitamin C)
Vitamin C for strong bones and teeth. Promotes muscle and tissue growth.

Beta-Carotene
Essential Nutrient needed for growth, development, reproduction, immune function and vision. Antioxidant source.

Biotin (Vitamin B7)
Metabolizes fat, carbohydrates protein and the formation of fatty acids. Promotes normal health of sweat glands, nerve tissue, bone marrow, blood cells, skin and hair. Essential for growth and well-being.

Calcium Iodate
Vital for formation of strong bones and teeth. Also promotes healthy muscle and tissue growth.

Choline Chloride
Protects nerve function. A main factor in fat metabolism. Helps regulate liver and maintain acid and water balance.

Copper Amino Acid
Promotes red blood cell formation. Assists in the production of enzymes important in respiration. Promotes connective tissue formation and central nervous system function.

d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5)
B-vitamin acts as coenzyme on the conversion of amino acids. Important for healthy skin and helps release energy from food.

Folic Acid
Plays important role in various cellular functions and the production of red blood cells.

L-Lysine
For proper growth and bone development. Supports the production of antibodies, hormones, enzymes, and collagen for vitamin and tissue repair.

Manganese Amino Acid
Essential for normal growth and development.

Niacin Supplement (Vitamin B3)
Essential for healthy skin. Metabolizes carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Reduces cholesterol and triglycerides in the bloodstream.

Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
Metabolizes with protein.

Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2)
Helps digest fats and carbohydrates. Essential for healthy skin and coat. Natural preservative.

Sodium Selenite
Source of selenium. Important for healthy muscles and nerves. Important for fertility and enhances the antioxidant characteristics of vitamin E.

Taurine
Amino acid that helps growth, eye health & cardiac health.

Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1)
Essential for metabolism of carbohydrates & protein.

Vitamin A Supplement
Essential for healthy bones, teeth, hair, skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Important in proper immune system function.

Vitamin B12 Supplement
Coenzyme in nucleic acid, protein and lipid synthesis. Needed for growth and the normal processing of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in the body.

Vitamin D3 Supplement
Promotes healthy skin, bones, connective tissue and heart. Needed for proper absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus.

Vitamin E Supplement
Potent antioxidant helps to improve circulation and cardiac output.

Zinc Amino Acid
Promotes healthy hair, skin and muscle membranes. Antioxidant properties. Helps maintain normal taste and smell sensors while supporting immune system health.