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Acana Duck & Pear Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Acana Duck & Pear Recipe Dry Dog Food are Deboned Duck, Duck Meal, Duck Liver, Sweet Potatoes, and Whole Chickpeas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 31%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3405 kcal/kg (388 kcal per 8 oz. cup)

Acana Duck & Pear Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned duck, duck meal, duck liver, sweet potato, whole chickpeas, duck fat, whole lentils, lentil fiber, pollock oil, whole pears, natural duck flavor, duck cartilage, whole pumpkin, whole cranberries, salt, choline chloride, taurine, vitamin E supplement, dried kelp, zinc proteinate, mixed tocopherols (preservative), freeze-dried duck liver, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, copper proteinate, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, turmeric, citric acid (preservative), rosemary extract, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

The deboned duck is an excellent source of protein for dogs as well as adds flavor. The essential amino acids help to build and support muscle and organ development.

Is a kind of duck concentrate. Meal ingredients like duck meal usually contain about three times the amount of protein as a similarly sized portion of meat. Duck is rich especially in minerals, and is relatively low in fat and cholesterol.

This ingredient is used as a protein source and is a great source of iron. Liver is a great source of vitamins A, D and most of the B vitamins. Dogs love the flavor of liver which makes it a popular ingredient in pet foods.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Acana Duck & Pear Recipe Dry Dog Food has 31% protein, 17% fat, 5% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 30%.

The largest proportion of Carbohydrates in dog food is provided by starch and indeed dogs don't have carbohydrate requirement at all.

We calculated the starch ratio in Acana Duck & Pear Recipe Dry Dog Food as 30%. Basically, around one third of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this Acana kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (31%)
Starch (30 %)
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