Vital Essentials Raw

Rejuvenation and health assurance in every bite.


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♥ Customer Reviews Below ♥

Vital Essentials has created a product like no other, a raw diet comprised of 100% meat, organ meat, and bone. They call it the ALPHA diet, and it’s designed to give your pet the quality of nutrition that only the biggest, strongest, healthiest member of a pack would receive in the wild.

Vital Essentials products contain a minimum of 45% organ meats, providing an incredible wealth of nutrition for your pet.

The healthy benefits of Vital Essentials include promoting weight control, thick glossy coats, healthy digestive system, firm muscles, strong bones, white teeth, healthy gums, high energy and a long, happy, healthy life.

Local. Nutritious. Healthy.

  • Raw Frozen & Raw Freeze dried foods, treats & raw bones
  • The “Alpha “ diet – 45% organ meat
  • No grains, No antibiotics & No hormones
  • Beef, chicken, fish, turkey, duck, rabbit & tripe proteins
  • USDA Certified Pet Food
  • Experienced & dedicated raw pet food Wisconsin manufacturer
  • Locally sourced ingredients

Niblets, mini-patties and patties are available in raw frozen and freeze-dried.

Vital Essentials uses fresh, whole, single-sourced, USDA-certified and inspected animal proteins that are farm-raised, pasture-fed, free-run & wild-caught. Vital Essentials replicates a carnivore’s natural diet without adding any synthetic vitamins, minerals, artificial preservatives, coloring or rendered by-products.

They adhere to the same safety and quality standards of top-tier human food companies worldwide and are the first and only pet food company in the world to receive all three of the following certifications; USDA Certified, GFSI 22000 (ISO) certified and EU Certified.


Ask for Vital Essentials at your favorite Northland Retailer location.

Learn more at Vital Essentials website.

 “A new adventure in eating!”

Vickie L – St. Paul, MN -Cats: 10 temporary fosters

Name of Product: Vital Essential Raw Food for Cats

2 Features: Raw meat no fillers, small handy to open containers

2 Benefits: raw meat is good for cats, ate smaller servings then using the canned cat food

Con: It took a while for them to get used to eating the raw food but once they got used to it they ate it more readily. I had to be careful because it was raw meat to make sure I cleaned my hands good after serving it and also washed the dishes very well.

Review: I am thinking of using more raw meat products in the future for the cats so it was a chance to see how they would like it..

Recommended for: All Cats

“Lovin’ It”

Melissa C. – Minneapolis MN – Dogs: 2 Cats: 1

Name of Product: Vital Essentials Raw Dog Nibblets, Chicken Flavor

2 Features: raw, contains bone

2 Benefits: raw, contains bone

Con: none

Review: I’m putting this in their kibble and mixing it with the other things I add. They love it. Actually, they eat these and the gravy first, then come back later in the day to eat the kibble. I really like the fact that the meat is balanced with the bone; this makes for better balance of minerals.

Recommended for: All Dogs, Pet with allergies, Pet with digestive trouble, Finicky Eaters

“Kitty Stand-Off”

Melissa C.- Minneapolis MN – Dogs: 2 -Cats: 1

Name of Product: Vital Essentials Kitty Cups

2 Features: contains raw goat milk and apple cider vinegar

2 Benefits: raw food, organic

Con: Expensive, so one could mix it in other food.

Review: Tried it alone and mixed in her kibble but both times it ended up in a kitty stand-off and, well, she won. On the third day of her yelling that she didn’t have food I relented and gave her the kibble alone. Seems like it would be a nutritious food, but she let it go moldy and wouldn’t touch it. Shoot.

Recommended for: All Cats

“Animals are THRILLED’”

August 3, 2013

Theresa D. – Minneapolis, MN – Dogs: 3+ Cats: 2

Name of Product: Chicken Vital Essentials

2 Features: Guilt free, easy to use

2 Benefits: 6 animals licked their bowls clean, believe this balances their stomachs

Con: Expensive to feed all the time. Forget that I am giving raw food and need to take extra care for cleanliness.

Review: Easier to give than other raw foods,  less stink. Feel safer giving this than other raw meats

Recommend for: All Dogs & Cats

 “My pugs loved this product”

August 2,  2013

Nicole K. – Eden Prairie, MN – Dogs: 8 Cats: 0

Name of Product: Beef Vital Essentials Purely raw

2 Features: very flavorful, very healthy, high in protein

2 Benefits: flavorful, which got them to eat and easy to use.

Con: I should have kept part of the package frozen because the package has an expiration date.

Review: I loved this product! They really love the beef flavor. I was very frustrated with my pug dogs because they were very finicky eaters. I was very worried because they were losing weight. This product turned their finicky eating into dogs that couldn’t wait to eat. It was a lifesaver for me! Now they are eating like normal dogs. Thank you!

Recommended for: Pet with digestive trouble, Finicky Eaters

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