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Blue Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Dry Dog Food are Deboned Chicken, Potato Starch, Pea Starch, Peas, and Potatoes.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 14%
Crude Fat (min.): 18%
Crude Fiber (max.): 7%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3879 kcals/kg (404 kcals/cup)

Blue Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Potato Starch, Pea Starch, Peas, Potatoes, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavor, Fish Oil (source of DHA-Docosahexaenoic Acid), Pea Protein, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dried Chicory Root, Dried Kelp, Taurine, Pea Fiber, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Turmeric, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, L-Carnitine, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, DL-Methionine, Vegetable Juice for color, Salt, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Biotin (Vitamin B7), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, Vitamin A Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Copper Sulfate, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Deboned Chicken is the skin and flesh of the chicken without the bone. It's just that and therefore it is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega-6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

Potato starch is a form of carbohydrate that provides similar benefits to fiber.

Pea Starch is a complex carbohydrate that is slowly digested and absorbed, providing a sustained source of energy. Pea starch is also a good source of fiber, which can support healthy digestion and maintain regular bowel movements.

In addition, pea starch is hypoallergenic and easily digestible, making it a great option for dogs with food allergies or sensitivities.

Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.

Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.

Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.

Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Dry Dog Food has 14% protein, 18% fat, 7% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 46%.

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 Blue Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Dry Dog Food as 46%. Basically, 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 Natural Veterinary Diet kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (14%)
Starch (46 %)
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