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Acana Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe Dry Dog Food

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 31%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3408 kcal/kg (388 kcal per standard 8 fl. oz cup)

Acana Turkey & Pumpkin Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned turkey, turkey meal, turkey liver, sweet potato, whole chickpeas, turkey fat, whole lentils, turkey heart, whole pumpkin, lentil fiber, natural flavor, pollock oil, turkey cartilage, whole cranberries, salt, choline chloride, taurine, vitamin E supplement, dried kelp, zinc proteinate, mixed tocopherols (preservative), freeze-dried turkey liver, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, copper proteinate, chicory, 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.
Turkey Meal Kibble Ingredient

Deboned Turkey is the skin and flesh of the turkey without the bone. It's an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, turkey is also rich in Vitamin B6, Cobalamin, Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium.

Turkey Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole turkeys that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Turkey meal is basically turkey with a longer storage time and no moisture. It's a protein rich food and also magnesium and zinc resource for the health of your dog’s skin and coat. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

This organ meat provides some protein and is a good source for the fat that dogs need.

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 Turkey & Pumpkin 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 Turkey & Pumpkin 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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