1) Moderate-energy, high-fiber ratio – For controlled growth and consumption rates. 2) Complete nutrition – Supplemental vitamins and minerals not required. 3) Amino acid balanced – Provides the amino acids needed in active stage. 4) Pellet form – Easy to feed; minimizes dust and waste. 5) Zinc methionine and natural vitamin E – Provides for optimal skin condition. 6) No meat products. 7) Urine acidifier and Yucca extract added – Aimed to decrease urinary calculi and ammonia in urine. 8) Added flaxseed – To support skin and immune system health.