Southwest Canyon Canine Recipe with Wild Boar package photo

Southwest Canyon Canine Recipe with Wild Boar

A truly unique protein with a truly unique taste, wild boar makes this recipe perfect for dogs who crave something different. In addition, nutrient-rich legumes and fruits like peas, garbanzo beans, blueberries and raspberries provide antioxidants for overall health and vitality.

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Unique Protein Blend – A hearty blend of beef, lamb protein, eggs and wild boar provides complete protein nutrition with a rich, meaty flavor.

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DHA – This omega-3 fatty acid, provided by salmon oil, helps support brain and vision development in puppies, which makes it an important addition to this all life stages formula.

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Dried Chicory Root – This source of prebiotic fiber provides fuel for the beneficial probiotic bacteria in the digestive system.

Southwest Canyon Canine Recipe with Wild Boar is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My bassets dance twice a day for Southwest Canyon. Darlene LOVES her Southwest Canyon. When choosing a food for her, my first acquired basset hound, six years ago, I wanted to give her quality food that was grain free. I researched for days and this is where we ended because of the ingredients and nutrition packed in the bag. I do add fresh berries and veg to keep it interesting because I am a spoiler, but the good thing about TOTW foods is that I don't have to worry about their nutrition if I don't have time to chop some spinach or banana for my sweet hounds. They literally dance a jig when it is dinner time. Thanks, guys! Also -- LOOK AT HER SILKY COAT and watch the video of her dance routine she does for a bowl of TOTW!
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hound-approved! My 2 Dachshunds are fairly easy to please, but my 2 greyhounds tend to be selective. I usually rotate food and flavors, just to keep the big guys happy. Looks like Southwest Canyon will be rotated in frequently since they all approved! Both greyhound seemed to really enjoy this new flavor and showed me empty bowls to prove it. It's not to heavy on calories, which is great for the doxies; and it's strong on protein, which is better for the greyhounds.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Doggy!! Happy Mommy!! I have three Shih Tzus. Two are very healthy but one has food allergies and is an incredibly picky eater. After four years of vet assistance trying to find something that wouldn't cause my dog to vomit or break out in a rash, they recommended Taste of the Wild. We tried multiple flavors but it was the Wild Boar that my boy got excited about! He literally does a little happy dance when I fix his breakfast every morning. He's a super picky eater and wont touch the other flavors but he loves Wild Boar! We've been using Taste of the Wild for over three years now and very rarely have an allergy incident (young guests sometimes sneak him table food). This is a wonderful product!
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No more skin issues Our first dog Trixie started getting a skin condition where she had little patches throughout that were very itchy. We took her to the vet, they gave her a cortisone shot. We did some research & found that dog food with grains in it can possibly cause allergic reactions, chicken as well. So we tried Taste of the Wild. Within a week, her skin improved. We feed this brand to our current dog, she has not had any issues at all. This dog food is amazing! I will not use any other brand!
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our 3 dogs wouldn’t have anything else We have been feeding our 3 large dogs Taste of the Wild for over 6 Years. We have tried other grain free dog foods but Taste of the Wild is the only one that stays fresh until the end, we have never found mold and the food always smells fresh, not stinky. We also love the compassionate price points that keep Taste of the Wild much more affordable than other grain free dog foods.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, but not for our pup Our pup didn't do as well with this blend as she did with the Sierra flavor. Her BM's got quite soft when she was on the Southwest flavor, and firmed right back up when we moved her (back) to the Sierra. After some trial and error we are thinking she might not do well with chickpeas, so if your pup isn't liking this one try one of the flavors with sweet potatoes. Worked for us.
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My rescue beagles are crazy for TOTW! Arrrrooooo! I’ve been feeding TOTW for years! They really love all the formulas!!
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Taste of the Excellent We've been feeding our dog TOTW for nearly 3 years now and have nothing but positive things to say. The quality is superb as we can clearly see our dog maintain a healthy coat and positive energy throughout his day. He has never had a bad reaction and we do appreciate the company's mission to produce a healthy and balanced meal. The only thing i would suggest is to add more flavors to their line up long term. I'm excited to see their newly released PREY series and hope our dog Teddy will love it as well.
Date published: 2018-04-21
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How many carbohydrates this food has per cup?

Asked by: Cecilia
Hi Cecilia, thanks for your question. Our Southwest Canyon formula has 36 grams of carbohydrates per cup.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-09-13

What is the percent of phosphorus in the Canyon dry kibble?

Asked by: JoAnn
JoAnn, the phosphorous content in Southwest Canyon Canine is 1.1% as fed.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-04-05

Can I feed this particular flavor (Southwest Canyon) to an 8 week old puppy?

Asked by: Amber
Hi Amber, thanks for considering Taste of the Wild. We recommend choosing a food specifically formulated for puppies or all life stages, especially for very young puppies like yours. We have two formulas specifically designed for puppies - High Prairie Puppy and Pacific Stream Puppy.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-02-06

What formula should I use for an overweight retriever?

Asked by: Marie
Hi, Marie. We do not have any formulas specifically designed for weight loss. Our lowest calorie and fat formula is Sierra Mountain Canine, which contains 15% fat and 338 kcal/cup. You will likely need to feed about 10-20% less than the amounts listed in the feeding guide for each formula. We recommend consulting with your veterinarian to help determine your dog’s nutritional needs
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-07-24

Do you believe you dog food is better or as good as Blue Buffalo, Orijen, and other top dog food brands. If so could you all show a chart comparing because I want to give my dogs the best dog food out there.

Asked by: Cooks25
Hello, thanks for reaching out. We are happy to hear that you are considering Taste of the Wild! We cannot speak to other dog food brands, but Taste of the Wild produces premium, grain-free pet formulas that are based on your pet’s ancestral diet. All of our formulas rely on ingredients like unique, high-quality meats, vegetables and fruits, and probiotics that maximize the nutritional health benefits for your pets, because like you, we want the best for our fur babies. If you have any further questions about our formulas, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-342-4808 or email us by visiting
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-06-19

How much Phosphorus is in your kibble

Asked by: Patti
Hi, Patti. Our Southwest Canyon Canine Formula contains 1.1% phosphorus on an as-fed basis.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-11-22

I have a 2 1/2 year old German Shepherd and he is very active. Which dry food would be best for him to promote joint and bone health? Is there one choice (flavor) with Glucosamine and Chondroitin?

Asked by: jimmy88
Hello and thanks for reaching out! We do not add glucosamine or chondroitin to any Taste of the Wild recipes. Some of our recipes may include naturally occurring glucosamine and chondroitin due to the ingredients in that recipe, however the levels are not measured. We have several recipes that would be an excellent option for your German Shepherd. For a personalized recipe recommendation, please contact us by visiting
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2019-10-03

hi is the product grain free ?

Asked by: hector1516
Hello, Hector1516. Yes, Southwest Canyon Canine food is grain-free.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2017-09-09
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