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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  • #1 Ingredient Is From Real Meat, Fish or Fowl

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

  • 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.

  • DHA

    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.

  • Garbanzo Beans

    Garbanzo Beans – Rich in protein, minerals and fiber, garbanzo beans add a host of nutrients to this formula.

  • Dried Chicory Root

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

  • Antioxidants

    Antioxidants – Legumes and fruits, including peas, 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.

Southwest Canyon Canine Recipe with Wild Boar is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 45.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dog loves it Have fed TOTW for many years. We mix this with Ancient Grains Salmon for the best of both worlds. Nice to be able to find foods without chicken. Good product at a reasonable price, consistent in quality. Never any problems. Also mix with some of the canned foods....The cat also eats TOTW. Actually that is all she eats, and she is healthy for a middle aged cat, and she loves the food. To my knowledge, ingredients are well sourced, and the foods are affordable.
Date published: 2021-01-26
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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No More Allergy Problems Our German Shepherds had serious allergy issues with dog foods. After several trips to the vet with no postitive outcome I changed food to Taste Of The Wild Southwest Canyon. Allergy problems are gone and the dogs are happy. This is all I buy now for my dogs and cats.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dogs LOVE this food !!! I have three Corgi's, they use to eat another brand of dry dog food, Grain Free. It has way to much sweet potato's and potato's in it. No more scratching and chewing on their feet since we changed to TOTW!!. They are all Happy and Healthy, loving this food.
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A winner for our canine pack Our 4 dogs have been eating Taste of the Wild for about three years. While I do switch the varieties ebery few months, Southwest Canyon is their favorite. The only dry kibble that they will eat right out of the bag. All are healthy and happy pups!
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My rescued pup LOVES this food! Since my soul-pup Fiona started this food she has been doing amazing! She is lean and active, and after almost 2 years of abuse, she is happy and healthy, she is so happy with her meals too!!
Date published: 2020-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No add-ins needed My 6 month old GSD loves this flavor. I would always need to add something to her dry food like cottage cheese or she wouldn't touch her food but with this flavor she can't want to dig in.
Date published: 2017-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boxer Approved! We have owned boxers for over 19 years. Last year we decided to make a change in the food we would be feeding our newest boxers. We chose Taste Of The Wild. We could not be happier with our decision. Our boxers not only look great but are extremely healthy! We took our girl in this past weekend for shots and the vet mentioned several time how great she looked and how shiny her coat was. Love the product!
Date published: 2019-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Plott Hound is a big fan! We started our big guy on a different food as a puppy. As he approached the one year mark we switched to the adult version of the same brand. He was having none of it! Since Plott Hounds were bred to hunt bear and boar... I picked up the Taste of the Wild Southwest Canyon food. He loves it! When it's dinner time he excitedly sits in his place and waits to dive in. Thank you for this great formula!
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Made my puppy SMELL BAD! After upgrading to hard puppy food, our baby started smelling foul and rancid like his feces! He was gassy and I could barely tolerate it. The store where I bought it had me change the flavor but it didn't help! I was refunded for both bags, recommended a better food, put on "Switch" and the smell went away within a day in a half! THANK GOODNESS, this food didn't harm our puppy anymore!!!!
Date published: 2019-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from German Shepherd approved! We recently switched to Taste of the Wild for our German Shepherd. She is a picky eater, but she absolutely loves the Southwest Canyon formula. She prefers beef, and it is difficult to find high quality dog food that is beef-based. She is a high-performance, active dog, and the high protein definitely meets her nutritional needs. We are very happy to have found this brand!
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our german shepherds favorite! Our girl has been eating Taste of the Wild since turning one and it was such a great transition. She’s now three, healthy and thriving. Her energy level is great which helps know she’s getting plenty of protein in her diet. Her joints, bones, and teeth are all in great condition. & she’s beyond smart! Thanks Taste of the Wild!!
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only dog food my dogs will eat. We rescued a Athena about a year ago. She is a pitbull shar pei mix. When she came to us dull coat, underweight and her eyes were very cloudy. Took her in to see the vet they were upset how bad she was. After a few months of eatting t.o.w.. Her coat is shiny and eyes are clear. The vets were amazed how well she is after 3mos.
Date published: 2018-04-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from not only wild ingredients In the beginning I chose totw for my puggle who has beef,pork and grain allergys and I have been pleased with it until beef was added to several of the formulas.At first i didnt notice until my dog started to break out in hives,needless to say I will not be feeding him totw anymore since the meats are not all wild.
Date published: 2017-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dogs have been eating it for years I have been feeding this to my 4 dogs for about 5 years now. They all love it. I know that I'm feeding them quality food that is good for them, and they're eating food they really like. Win-win! I recommend TOTW to a lot of people I know that have dogs - all my family members feed it to their dogs as well!
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Dogs hate the flavor I just purchased a bag of this 2 days ago and my dogs do not like the taste of it at all. We have tried other flavors and they love them, but with this they just sniff at it and barely touch it. I would return to my local Pets Supplies Plus but I threw the bag away to put it in my dog food container.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only food for our picky eater! I love this food so much for my dogs! Our Fable is such a picky eater and we went through dozens of foods before we found this! Not only does he love it, it also doesn’t aggravate his allergies! We love that the food is tested and is so healthy! We now have both our dogs on this food for life!
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My dog loves it My dog has stomach problems and is allergic to chicken so finding a food the she’ll eat and can tolerate has been hard. I’ve tried a couple of different brands (beef protein) and have had some success. When I started her on TOTW Southwest Canyon, she will eat and her stomach can handle it.
Date published: 2021-02-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Dogs love it, but way to much gas My dogs love the taste but honestly I can’t deal with the terrible gas this dog food has given them. Before switching to Tase of the Wild, my dogs were on Nutro limited ingredients grain free and we never had an issue with gas. So I’m thinking we will just switch back to that.
Date published: 2019-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great improvement to overall coat I have a 2 yr old female black GSD that is a very picky eater and of course sheds terrible and has a dry and dull coat. I switched to this food and we are only 3/4 of a large bag into it and her coat is now super shiny and the shedding has decreased. She also eats every drop.
Date published: 2019-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Doggos Favorite Recipe I've been feeding my German Short Haired Labrador TOTW dog food for almost eight years now. She will be 10 years old in May 2018 and you would never know. She's extremely healthy and has a beautiful shiny coat. Wouldn't trust any other brand to feed my fur baby!
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reese and Luna give it 2 thumbs up! Well paws I have been using this formula for years for my 2 fur babies. They don't get bored with it like they have with past brands. I love TOW because if ever a dietary change needs to happen I can switch between formulas without getting my babies sick.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Both our dogs love this food! We’ve been feeding TOTW food for almost 10 years, both our dogs love it and enjoy many of the flavors, but we primarily feed this formula. Never has any digestive issues, skin issues, etc. Such a quality food!
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Zeppelin’s Favorite We fed him Purina One for awhile, and then he was on a raw food diet and he’s been eating strictly Taste of the Wild since last August. He loves it! His tail goes crazy as soon as he hears or sees the bag.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from there’s never kibble left over! We researched and found taste of the wild, high quaility ingredients and our dog loves it! she’s been on it since we brought her home, she’s just over a year old now!
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oli loves it! Our Aussie always likes a little variety with his food, so we switch it up every so often and add new things to it. Oli gobbled this food up with no hesitation!
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My dogs love the flavors. we have been feeding taste of the wild for 6 years and our dogs love it. they get fed less and feel full, and a benefit is also less waist in our backyard.
Date published: 2018-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT Food! We started off with the High Prairie 9 years ago, and rotated flavors until Southwest Canyon came out and it was the clear favorite. Couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Our dog loves it We just stared feeding our 2 year old champagne fawn pitbull this and he loves it. We also gave him the wet food of this and he loved it too.
Date published: 2020-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Rottweiler and Pug mix Love This One! My 2 babies have been eating this for 5 years. They love it! They're healthy, happy, and their coats are shiny too!
Date published: 2018-04-22
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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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