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Natures Menu Original Nuggets Adult

Type of food

Complete raw food

Dog types

Pet dogs

Breed sizes

Suitable for toy breed dogs
Adult weight 1-4kg. e.g. Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier
Suitable for small breed dogs
Adult weight 4-10kg. e.g. Beagle, Dachshund, Jack Russell
Suitable for medium breed dogs
Adult weight 10-25kg. e.g. Border Collie, Staffie, Springer, Vizsla
Suitable for large breed dogs
Adult weight 25-45kg. e.g. Boxer, Labrador, Greyhound
Suitable for giant breed dogs
Adult weight 45kg+ e.g. Bernese, Great Dane, Mastiff

Dog ages

From 12 months to old age

Pack sizes

1kg bags


1kg bags = £3.99

Nutritional rating


At a glance

Natural: Free from added artificial preservatives, antioxidants, colourings, flavourings or other controversial synthetic ingredients
High meat content: Contains at least 30% meat ingredients (on a dry matter basis)
Hypoallergenic: Free from all ingredients that are regularly linked by veterinarians to food allergies and/or intolerance in dogs like wheat, maize, dairy products, soya products and artificial additives
Clearly labelled: Each ingredient is clearly and individually stated and there is at least a reasonable indication of the percentages of the main ingredients
Certified nutritionally complete: This food complies fully with the complete food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO

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Mixing bowl:

Chicken 50%, Brown Rice 19%, Peas 10%, Carrots 5%, Swede 5%, Salmon 5%, Chicken Liver 5%, Yucca Extract, Green Tea Extract, Dicalcium Phosphate.

As fed (BETA):

Nutritional additives (per kg)

Vitamin A 1, 000iu, Vitamin D 100iu, Vitamin E 14mg, Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate 50.1mg, (Zn 18.3mg/kg), Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate 20mg, (Fe 6mg/kg), Copper (II) Sulphate Pentahydrate 7.2mg (Cu 1.8mg/kg), Calcium Iodate Anhydrous 0.4mg (I 0.26mg/kg), Selenised Yeast Inactivated 8.6 mg (Se 0.02mg/kg).

Typical Analysis

Protein 12.0%, Fat 6.0%, Fibre 1.0%, Ash 3.0%, Moisture 70.0%.


134.0 kcal/100g

Dry weight nutrients

Above average


Below average

* NFE carbohydrate level (i.e. not including fibre). Level estimated from available data.


1kg bags RRP


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Company info
Name: Natures Menu
HQ: Norfolk, UK
Brands: Nature's Variety1818 Nature's Variety foods listed77 Nature's Variety treats listed
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Manufacturer's product description

" Made with delicious free range chicken and blended with our special mix of vegetables, brown rice, vitamins and minerals. Our complete and nutritionally balanced raw ready meals are simple to serve and provide your dog with all the vital nutrients they need on a daily basis.

Includes raw minced bone for added nutritional value.

Easy to serve, raw ready meal. Simply count out the amount of nuggets needed, thaw and serve.

We only use quality human grade meats in our raw meals, and absolutely no meat meals or meat derivatives. All of our complete and balanced meals are veterinary approved and made to FEDIAF guidelines.

Due to this being a natural raw product, colour and appearance may vary between batches "

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Phoebe Davies 6 years ago

If you read up about it properly then it does explain that the vegetable matter is ground up so that dogs CAN digest the cellulose. It's not whole vegetables at all. There's nothing poor quality about this feed and they only use human grade food.

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Steff Melluish Phoebe Davies 5 years ago

I sell it as part of my job, and have fed it previously. Hence how I know what I said below to be correct.

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Steff Melluish 6 years ago

I do feel it is worth mentioning with this food, that as far as raw feeding goes, it is actually rather poor quality. Although it is better than most commercial foods you will buy, it is rather watery, expensive and also contains a lot of whole vegetables. There's nothing wrong with veg in a dogs diet, however, I feel it should be a personal choice whether or not to add it (a choice which is obviously taken away with these foods) not to mention the fact that whole vegetables cannot be digested by dogs. Feed them whole peas and whole carrots and guess what comes out the other end? That's right, whole peas and whole carrots ;)As a raw feeder I personally see this food as a good starting point, but not something to stick with.

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Chris 8 years ago

We've been feeding our 9 month old German Shepard on Natures Menu puppy feed and she absolutely loves it, more so than any other brand we have tried. We actually cook the frozen "nuggets" before feeding and she wolfs them down like there is no tomorrow! The quality is so good that once cooked then even smell and look appetising to a human!We have tried the tripe variety, and whilst our dog loves the dried strips of tripe she wasn't as keen on the tripe nuggets as she was with the chicken. Not to mention the smell wasn't too nice when we cooked them, but she would eat them no problem.The price is a little higher than most other commercial brands but when you see the quality of the feed it is to be expected. Our 20kg GSD gets through about half a 1kg bag a day (along with a good quality dry feed) so the daily cost is around £1:50 which I feel is a good deal.

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Ben Macera Chris 8 years ago

Hi you should not cook them I feed them raw to my german shepherd kaizer he is 26 months old when u cook them u take the goodness out of them

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