Natural Balance® News

Wild Pursuit Treats Win Editors' Choice Award


We’re honored to share that our Wild Pursuit™ Lung Bites treats for dogs received a 2015 Pet Product News International Editors’ Choice Award as one of the top dog products of the year.
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Natural Balance© Wild Pursuit™ Lung Bites are made from 100% New Zealand dehydrated lamb or venison lung – for an authentic and irresistible high protein, grain free and gluten free treat.. With 8 calories per piece, you can feel great about rewarding your dog with a treat they instinctively crave!  Available in Lamb Lung Bites and Venison Lung Bites, Wild Pursuit™ calls back to a time when our dogs’ ancestors hunted for their meals in the wild and flourished on a high protein diet.  Wild Pursuit™ Lung Bites treats are for adult dogs, and can be fed as a snack or treat as part of a healthy diet. Our Wild Pursuit™ Lung Bites are formulated without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives so you can rest easy knowing these treats don’t feature any artificial ingredients.

New Savory Blends in our Grain-Free Dental Chews


For more than 25 years, Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc. has carefully prepared premium, nutritious food for dogs and cats worthy of each of their unique characters. The new tasty flavors of Natural Balance® Dental Chews are just another thoughtful way we help provide your dog with an enticing daily dental treat to help support healthy teeth and gums. Give your dog delicious flavors like new minty Fresh & Clean Formula, and L.I.T. Sweet Potato & Chicken Meal Formula for an excellent blend of tastes in a grain-free dental treat. 

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Honoring Dick Van Patten


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We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved co-founder, Dick Van Patten. 

Our hearts go out to his family—his wife, Pat, and his three sons, Vincent, Nels, and Jimmy.

As the patriarch of the television series “Eight Is Enough,” Dick was an American father figure. Those of us at Natural Balance—and all who were fortunate enough to meet him—also know that he was a warm, passionate and extremely caring advocate for America’s pets. 

Mr. Van Patten believed that, as members of the family, our dogs and cats deserve the very best. He made it his mission to see that every animal is treated with love and respect, beginning with pet food based on sound scientific principles and nutritional truths.

Dick has made an irreplaceable contribution to pets and families across the country, and his work continues to inspire all that we do at Natural Balance.