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Uncompromised Quality

Easy-to-absorb, limited-ingredient raw diets
make Vital Essentials a good choice for pets.
Uncompromised quality makes it a great one.

Easy-to-absorb, limited-ingredient raw diets make Vital Essentials a good choice for pets. Uncompromised quality makes it a great one.

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Limited Ingredients

Packed with protein and healthy
ingredients. No grains, gluten,
fillers, or artificial flavors.

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Family Owned

Proudly made in Green Bay, Wisconsin,
with 100% USA-sourced proteins.

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High Meat

Freeze-dried raw proteins are full
of essential nutrients to support
health and wellness.

About Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Food and Treats

Cat smelling Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried treats

Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Food and Treats are 100% USA-made, using only USDA-inspected proteins from the heartland. Their nibs, patties, and treats are packed with all the nutrition of raw food, but give the convenience that comes with feeding a dried food like kibble. Formulated by experts to be complete and balanced, they meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog and Cat Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages. Most importantly, these raw diets are a serious crowd pleaser, offering the flavors and textures cats and dogs instinctively crave.

The Vital Essentials Story

Vital Essentials is a family-owned company, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and led by husband and wife team Lanny and Cheryl Viegut. They produce high-quality raw frozen and freeze-dried pet food, snacks, and treats that pets enjoy across the world. This family doesn’t use any third-party processors, co-packers or other organizations in their manufacturing process. From freeze-drying to shipping and storage, every step is done locally. This ensures the Viegut family’s rigorous standards are upheld along the way. They pride themselves in providing the healthiest, most delicious, innovative, and biologically appropriate pet food in the world.

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