We use Fleischsaftgarung to prepare our dry food Puppy Chicken. Fleischsaftgarung is a method of preparing fresh meat. It was developed in the kitchen and not in the feed industry. The method is based on techniques often used by culinary chefs to make meat tastier and healthier by using meat juices. Fleischsaftgarung is a carefully selected combination of these cooking techniques, adapted to the physical needs and interests of dogs.
Fleischsaftgarung is a process in which fresh meat is cooked in its own nutrient-rich meat juice, just like in the kitchen. Our dry food Puppy Chicken is produced when the fresh meat is cooked at a low temperature over a long period of time and the meat juice is constantly concentrated using a cooking technique known as reduction.
Due to Fleischsaftgarung, our dry food is:
- particularly nutritious
- a treat for your dog
- soft but chewy because of the meat juices
- highly digestible
- does not swell in dog's stomach (no bloating)
- contain less carbohydrates
Fleischsaftgarung makes dog food equivalent to high-quality human food. We therefore do not call food cooked with Fleischsaftgarung ‘dog food’. After all, a best friend does not receive feed.
We have our dog food tested regularly and independently by one of the most renowned test centres in Germany, the TÜV SÜD ELAB.
Fresh chicken meat (73 %), broken rice, dehydrated chicken protein, dried fish, hydrolysed poultry protein, dried apple pulp, salmon oil, dried brewers’ yeast, cold-pressed flaxseed oil, cold-pressed olive oil, potassium chloride.
|Crude protein 27.0 %||Crude fibre 2.0 %|
|Crude oils and fats 16.0 %||Calcium 1.5 %|
|Crude ash 7.9 %||Phosphorus 1.0 %|
|Moisture (natural content) 19.0 %|
Vitamins: 3a672a/vitamin A 10,000 IU, 3a671/vitamin D3 1,600 IU, 3a700/vitamin E 150 mg. Trace elements: 3b104/iron 75 mg, 3b201/iodine 3 mg, 3b405/copper 19 mg, 3b503/manganese 40 mg, 3b603/zinc 50 mg, 3b607/zinc 100 mg, 3b801/selenium 0.4 mg.
We recommend an immediate change of dog food without a transitional phase. Due to the differences in digestibility, mixing PLATINUM Dry Food with another dry food is not advisable.
Daily feeding amounts
|Estimated weight of
the adult dog
|2 months||4 months||6 months||8 months||10 months||12 months|
|recommended daily feeding amount|
- Serve dry or slightly moistened with water.
- Do not let the food soak for a long time, serve immediately.
- Always provide your dog with fresh water.
- Initially please feed using the lower recommended amount, only serve more if required.
Our experience reports
We have used PLATINUM dry dog food since 2007. All our dogs have enjoyed it without having to add anything. We now have our fourth dog eating this food. He comes from Greece and when we first got him, he had very bad fur and brittle claws. After about four weeks, people were telling us that he had a very beautiful and shiny coat. The dry dog food smells great, and I like its soft consistency compared to other dry foods. In between meals, he gets wet food as a reward when in training. We are very happy with this dog food.
Jennifer D. with her dog Cooper
Yoshi has been eating PLATINUM dry dog food since he was a puppy. He has always tolerated it very well. As Yoshi is a very active dog, he has not always eaten. For about a year now, we’ve also fed him wet food.
He loves this combination so much,
that he often jumps right onto his bowl.
Yoshi eats all the flavours, but I think his absolute favourite is chicken.
Larissa W. with her dog Yoshi
We have been using PLATINUM wet and dry dog food since we got our dog in 2015. No matter what flavour, she enjoys eating it and tolerates it very well.
Many people notice that Sally has a beautiful shiny coat
and I think this is mainly due to her diet.
We usually add a little “sauce” from the wet food to the dry food, which she really loves :)
Yvonne S. with her dog Sally
Since 2016, we are the first-time dog owners of an Elo female dog from the Spreewald. We started with barf feeding, which was recommended by the breeder, but after a few months Ella's eating behaviour became very bad and we were quite concerned. Our vet recommended PLATINUM as he gave it to his own dogs. We tried it and with PLATINUM wet and dry dog food, Ella has become a beautiful adult lady dog who brings us a lot of joy. We can take her with us anywhere and she has become a real member of the family.
Many thanks to Platinum for making our dog feel good!
Gabriele E. with his dog Ella
When we got Lexi from the breeder, we used to feed her a different brand. After a while, we noticed that she wasn’t digesting the food well. Our vet recommended PLATINUM and we immediately switched.
You could see the difference after just a couple of weeks: her coat shone (we were often asked about it),
her digestion had improved, and the consistency of the food is really good.
We have been feeding Lexi Iberico+Greens for a couple of years now, because she was found to be intolerant to animal food.
Kristin B. with her dog Lexi
Every dog is originally descended from wolves, the digestive tract is designed for meat. Our kibbles are designed in such a way that they can be absorbed easily by any breed from the Chihuahua to the Great Dane and they satisfy the needs of all breeds equally.
To avoid causing problems in the puppy learning to produce the important substances contained in the extract on its own, they should not be supplied in the food in the first 3 months.
If you want to offer your dog a little variety, you can easily switch
between all types of PLATINUM food. It does not matter whether you give
wet food in the morning and dry food in the evening or vice versa. A
combination of wet and dry food in one meal is also possible, as both
forms of feeding have the same digestibility with PLATINUM.
When to switch from puppy food to adult food depends among other things on the expected size and breed of your dog.
Small breeds (such as Dachshunds and Pugs) can get the puppy food until the age of 12 months. Medium-sized dogs (such as Australian Shepherd and Border Collie) are usually switched after they have completed the change of their theets (approx. after 6 months) and large breeds (such as Bernese Mountain Dogs, Rhodesian Ridgebacks) can already be fed at the age of 4 months with our adult food.
If you would like an individual advice for your dog, please contact our customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org or on our free service number: 0800 3 64 36 63
Important: If you switch to an adult variety earlier, we recommend to use the feeding recommendation for the puppy food up to the age of 12 months in order to ensure a sufficient supply of nutrients with optimal -not maximum growth rates.
We recommend an immediate change in dog food without a transition phase. Due to the different digestibility, it is not recomendable to mix PLATINUM dry food with any other dry food.
Compared to conventional dry food, which is mainly made from meat meal, the slow-cook meat juice method requires at least 70% fresh meat in order to prepare PLATINUM dry food. The difference between meat meal and fresh meat is very huge. In order to obtain meat meal from fresh meat, the fresh meat has to be heated strongly and exposed to high heat for a long time, often also to high pressure. This removes the nutrient-rich meat juice from the fresh meat in addition to the flavor carrier fat. Meat meal therefore is significantly lower in nutrients than fresh meat. We know from cooking that meat juice and fat make the roast a pleasure in the first place, which is why we do not prepare the Sunday roast with meat meal. Thanks to the slow-cook meat juice method, the PLATINUM dry food does not contain any locks or flavors, no coloring or odorous substances and no flavor enhancers.
No, you can rely on the fact that no animal experiments are done for the product development and production of our food and care products - neither by us, nor by any other third party.
The dry dog food is durable for 18 month after production, the wet dog food MENU is durable for 36 month and MENU Mini for 24 months after production.