Ancient Prairie Canine Recipe with Roasted Bison & Roasted Venison

The unique combination of pasture-raised bison, pasture-raised venison and ancient grains means this recipe is flavorful and rich in highly digestible protein. It also features antioxidants for immune support and more.

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  • Ancient Grains

    Ancient Grains – Ancient grains like grain sorghum, millet, quinoa and chia seed are naturally high in fiber and rich in protein. Unchanged for thousands of years, different grains provide various nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and omega fatty acids.

  • Roasted Bison Venison

    Pasture-Raised Bison & Pasture-Raised Venison – Roasted bison and roasted venison provide highly digestible protein with a roasted flavor your dog will crave.

  • Species-Specific Probiotics

    Species-Specific Probiotics – Healthy digestive and immune systems are vital to the overall health of your pet. Our proprietary K9 Strain Probiotics are developed specifically for dogs and added after the cooking process to ensure viability. Each pound of Taste of the Wild provides 80 million live, active cultures that help support healthy digestive and immune systems.

  • Omega Fatty Acid

    Omega Fatty Acid Blend – Balanced levels of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids work together to support healthy skin and a shiny coat.

  • All Life Stages Nutrition

    All Life Stages Nutrition – This recipe provides the vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients your pet needs throughout their life.

  • Antioxidants

    Antioxidants – Ancient grains and fruits, including grain sorghum, millet, quinoa, chia seed, tomatoes, blueberries and raspberries, provide nutrients that help support your dog’s overall well-being, while guaranteed levels of zinc, selenium and vitamin E support the immune system.

Ancient Prairie Canine Recipe with Roasted Bison & Roasted Venison is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 274.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of mind for me and a healthy, tasteful food. I started my male Labrador on Taste of the Wild as an eight week old puppy. He was incrediblely anxious to eat his meal even back then. I have continued with the adult “Prairie” blend which he continues to devour. I have researched pet food health benefits for many months now and Taste of the Wild rates very well with most advocate groups, vets, and trainers. Rio is a healthy, strapping 7.5 month old pup. His stools are solid, his coat beautiful, and he is not susceptible to stomach issues. Further, I am retired and this pet food is a good value when stacked up against the other options. In closing, I am very pleased with Taste of the Wild, and will continue to purchase the product!
Date published: 2020-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 6 Dogs Love TOTW !! My 6 Dogs of various breeds and ages all thrive well on Taste of the Wild. I have been feeding this for over 10 years.
Date published: 2020-09-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The ingredients are wonderful! I like that they still include grains, as grain-free dog food is now linked to heart problems in dogs. They use quinoa and other ancient grains that are much better for dogs than just the typical corn meal used in dry dog foods. That being said, my dog didnt enjoy it. The kibble is one color and one flavor. My dog, who is very picky, did not take to the food. He likes variety (and will pick out the flavors he doesnt like) I gave this 4 stars because of the quality of ingredients and because another flavor may resonate with my pup more.
Date published: 2019-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 1 year old pup loves this food! I personally like a little healthy grains in his diet. He always finishes his food and has healthy bowl movements. Im a big fan of the brand and their quality ingredients
Date published: 2019-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pour the kibble into a bowl, blink and it's gone. That was my experience with TOTW. My pup wolfed it down so quickly that I almost forgot I gave it to him. I only received two small sample packs which for a 50lb dog is about one day's worth of dog food so I can't speak to its nutritional value. All I can vouch for is that he loved eating it and didnt get sick.
Date published: 2019-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My sister and I both use Taste of the Wild, and let me say, it is amazing! Best dog food for its price point. Every batch is consistent, so no tummy aches after buying a new bag. Their fur is lustrous and no dry skin (even in winter) or bad breath. My puppers are picky; I have to rotate food flavors every few months when they get tired of one flavor. Because Taste of the Wild has so many varieties, I never have to buy another brand. This particular variety is high protein, so keep that in mind when selecting a flavor for your pup.
Date published: 2020-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rubi loves her Bison! Our 10 year old Alaskan Malamute Rubi has eaten Taste of the Wild aLK her life. She is a happy, healthy, girl.
Date published: 2020-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I liked how my dog would eat it every time I put in his bowl. He has been picky before, and he wasnt picky with this product. I mixed it with the primary dog food for my dog because he is sensitive with new foods. Usually when new food is introduced to his diet, he would get diarrhea, but he did not get any diarrhea with this brand at all, which is great! There was nothing really I dislike about this product. I liked this a lot, and may possibly purchase this product to give to my dog in the future. I received this product for free for review purposes.
Date published: 2020-01-02
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What is the source of the dried yeast in TOTW with ancient grains? What is the purpose of this ingredient?

Asked by: Tania
Hello and thanks for reaching out. We add dried yeast (saccharomyces) to this formula as it is a source of protein and B vitamins. Please know, we choose each ingredient with the health and well-being of your pet in mind. If you have any questions about our recipes, please contact us submitting an inquiry at
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2020-05-10

I see the Bison and the Venison you use is pasture raised, but is that also true of the Buffalo and pork you use?

Asked by: Nat81
Hello and thanks for reaching out! While our buffalo is pasture raised, the pork is not. Please know, our ingredient suppliers are approved through a rigorous process intended to validate commitments to food safety and ingredient quality. If you have any further questions, please contact us by submitting an inquiry at
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2020-08-04

When will this be available for purchase?

Asked by: Jennifer
Hello, Jennifer! Taste of the Wild with Ancient Grains is starting to be available in many retail locations and may be available near you in the coming weeks. If you haven't already checked back with your local Taste of the Wild retailers, we recommend doing so as they may have more specific information on timing.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2020-01-13

Ancient grains I would like to change up to another acient grain instead of feeding the dog same bag all the time. Do I have to slowly introduce new bag over time or can I start feeding right out of the bag? currently feeding Prairie Love it

Asked by: Chris
Hello and thanks for reaching out! Many pets enjoy eating more than one Taste of the Wild recipe. To avoid digestive upset, we recommend limiting your rotation to two recipes and gradually mixing foods over 7-10 days. When you transition between recipes, slowly reduce the amount of the old recipe and increase the new recipe.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2019-12-17

Just a clarifying question.   I have a Dobe that needs around 2,100 calories a day.  Is Each cup of this 422 calories ?

Asked by: Justin
Hello! Yes, Ancient Prairie Canine contains 422 kcal/cup.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2019-11-19

My dog is allergic to the barley grain, can this still be fed?

Asked by: Silvia
Hello! This formula contains pearled barley and would not be a suitable option for a dog with a barley allergy. We would love to provide a personalized recipe recommendation to you and your dog. Please contact us by visiting
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2019-09-19

Where are these dog foods manufactured?

Asked by: Anonymous
Hello - Our dog and cat foods are made in five state-of-the-art facilities in the USA: two in California, and one in Missouri, Arkansas, and South Carolina.
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2020-06-11

This product says it has pasture-raised bison/venison, but it does not say anything for the pork or chicken. Where are the other meat products sourced from? To be honest, anything other than free-range/pasture-raised (even "cage-free") wouldn't be great.

Asked by: mcsherr1
Hello, and thanks for reaching out. The pork used in our recipes are from gestation crate-free circumstances, and the chickens are cage-free. Both proteins are sourced within the United States. Please know, all of our recipes meet both the FDA and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) guidelines. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at
Answered by: Taste of the Wild
Date published: 2020-08-31
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