Valine

Valine is an essential amino acid obtained by hydrolysis of proteins.

Vanilla

Vanilla is a flavoring derived from orchids in the genus Vanilla.

Venison

Venison is a very lean, low fat source of protein. It is very digestible and highly palatable, with a very distinctive flavor.

Venison Broth

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Venison Meal

Venison meal is the dry rendered (cooked down) product from venison tissues, exclusive of any added blood, hair, hoof, hide trimmings, manure, stomach and rumen contents except in such amounts as may occur unavoidably in good processing practices.

Viable Naturally Occurring Microorganisms

Viable Naturally Occurring Microorganisms are freeze-dried bacteria that are cultured in a laboratory and include Lactobacillus acidophillus, Lactobacillus casei, Bifidobacterium thermophilium and Enterococcus faecium fermentation product.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a family of compounds that includes retinol, retinal, and the carotenoids. The Vitamin A content of the diet is a combination of the preformed Vitamin A and pro-vitamin beta carotene.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is a water soluble vitamin often in the form of thiamine monohydrate. It is required for normal functioning of all body cells, especially nerves.

Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)

Vitamin B12 is a complex water-soluble organic compound that is essential to a number of microorganisms and animals.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is a water-soluble vitamin also known as riboflavin. It is essential for the normal release of energy from carbohydrate, protein and fat in food.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Niacin is a water soluble vitamin that is not stored in the body and excreted through the urine.

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5) is a water-soluble vitamin essential in animal metabolism.

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble organic compound that is an essential micronutrient for microorganisms and animals.

Vitamin C (Calcium Ascorbate)

Calcium ascorbate (Vitamin C) is a preservative and antioxidant prepared from ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)and calcium carbonate.

Vitamin C (Sodium Ascorbate)

Sodium ascorbate is a non-acidic form of Vitamin C.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D3 is also known as cholecalciferol. It is the major active substance in Vitamin D. Its main function is to stimulate the absorption of calcium and phosphorus.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is also known as tocopherol, an antioxidant. It protects fat and vitamin A in the body's tissues from destruction by oxygen fragments called free radicals.

Vitamin E Supplement

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Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione)

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Vitamin K3 (Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex)

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex - Currently the only AAFCO-approved, safe, and effective source of vitamin K activity for cat foods and treats.

Vitamins

Vitamins are organic compounds that function as parts of enzyme systems essential for the transmission of energy and the regulation of metabolisms of the body.

Vitamins/Minerals

Vitamins are organic compounds that function as parts of enzyme systems essential for the transmission of energy and the regulation of metabolisms of the body. Minerals are inorganic substances essential for a host of vital processes within the body.