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Blue Wilderness Denali Dinner Adult Wild Salmon, Venison & Halibut Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Blue Wilderness Denali Dinner Adult Wild Salmon, Venison & Halibut Grain-Free Dry Dog Food are Deboned Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal, Tapioca Starch, Pea Protein, and Peas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3647 kcals/kg (394 kcals/cup)

Blue Wilderness Denali Dinner Adult Wild Salmon, Venison & Halibut Grain-Free Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Tapioca Starch, Pea Protein, Peas, Pea Starch, Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine), Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Deboned Venison, Deboned Halibut, Natural Flavor, Potatoes, Fish Oil (source of ARA-Arachidonic Acid and DHA-Docosahexaenoic Acid), Crab Meal, Salt, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Dried Chicory Root, Pea Fiber, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Calcium Carbonate, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Potassium Chloride, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Vegetable Juice for color, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Copper Sulfate, Biotin (Vitamin B7), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Taurine, 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, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), 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

While this doesn’t include the weight of bones, the fact that this isn’t dehydrated or a meal product means that much of the weight is liquid. If you want a product that is mainly salmon, you’ll have to look elsewhere. This one has some, but it is probably not the main protein in the food.

Menhaden Fish Meal offer an excellent source of highly concentrated animal protein as well as the essential fatty acids and other nutrients menhaden fish contain.

Menhaden fish is found in Atlantic coastal waters and due to it's oily flesh, it's not an appetizing food to humans.

Pea Protein is a plant-based protein source. It is a rich source of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. These amino acids support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.

Pea protein is also a good source of fiber, which can support healthy digestion and maintain regular bowel movements. In addition, pea protein 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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Blue Wilderness Denali Dinner Adult Wild Salmon, Venison & Halibut Grain-Free Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 16% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 33%.

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 Wilderness Denali Dinner Adult Wild Salmon, Venison & Halibut Grain-Free Dry Dog Food as 33%. 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 Wilderness kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (33 %)
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