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AvoDerm Natural Puppy Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of AvoDerm Natural Puppy Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dry Dog Food are Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat, and Oatmeal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 26%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3560 kcal/kg (372 kcal/cup)

AvoDerm Natural Puppy Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Oatmeal, Herring Meal (Source of Omega 3), Avocado, Rice Bran, Dried Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Alfalfa Meal, Flax Seed, Dried Egg Product, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Oat Bran, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Kelp Meal, Vitamins (Choline Chloride, a-Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Selenium Yeast, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Calcium Iodate), Avocado Oil, Rosemary Extract, Sage Extract, Pineapple Stem (Source of Bromelain), Papain, Dehydrated Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dehydrated Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dehydrated Bifidobacterium Thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dehydrated Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

A good whole grain providing protien, fiber and many essential nutrients, it is an easily digestible carbohydrate source. Brown rice is also low in fat, but provides a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

This ingredient is another kind of complex carbohydrate that provides energy for your dog and is easily digested.

Chicken Fat is a high quality source of energy and essential fatty acids. For example, chicken fat contains linoleic acid which is an excellent source of the Omega-6 fatty acids. Quality fats support a shiny, healthy coat in dogs.

Oatmeal is a source of complex carbohydrates, releasing sugar and energy gradually, rather than overwhelming the body as simple carbohydrates may. They are a valuable source of dietary fiber, iron, and other essential vitamins.

Oats are especially high in B vitamins, which may aid in breaking down fats for the nervous system and help support muscle tone, skin, hair, and eye health. Oatmeal is considered an excellent source of dietary fiber and key vitamins and minerals.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, AvoDerm Natural Puppy Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dry Dog Food has 26% protein, 16% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 39%.

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 AvoDerm Natural Puppy Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dry Dog Food as 39%. Basically, around two fifth (almost half) 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 AvoDerm kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (26%)
Starch (39 %)
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