Australian sea kelp, hand-harvested on the Australian coast, is a potent source of iodine. It combines with kale and wheatgrass, which is packed with chlorophyll (as is imported nettle), vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6, as well as minerals zinc, iron, selenium, and manganese.
Apple, carrot, sweet potato, pumpkin and kale: together, these Australian-sourced fruit and veg make a powerful mix. The orange veg are rich in betacarotene, a precursor of vitamin A and a powerful antioxidant. Kale is also rich in betacarotene as well as lutein, and other vitamins and minerals. Apple is a good source of vitamins and dietary fibre.
Nutritional yeast is an inactive form of yeast that's a also a complete protein - containing the 10 amino acids that dogs need. It's also packed with B-vitamins, including B12 (typically only found in meat), has an abundance of trace minerals and the powerful antioxidants glutathione and selenomethionine. It also contains the carbs beta-glucan and alpha-mannan, that boost the immune system.
Prebiotics, in the form of chicory root, high in inulin and a natural prebiotic, supports the growth of probiotics, a group of 'friendly' bacteria that help with gut health and in turn, immune system health. The CRIKKIES includes live spores of B. coagulans MTCC 5856 strain at a strength of 1.47 billion CFU per 5 grams of mix.
MCHA (or Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite) bone meal is extracted from Australian certified BSE-free, pasture-fed cattle. It's a natural bone replacement that provides the proper calcium and phosphorus balance.
Beef bones from Australian cattle are boiled under high pressure for more than six hours to extract all the nutrients; the broth is then dried using innovative low temperature processing. They're packed with trace minerals and a great taste!