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Canidae All Life Stages Chicken Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Canidae All Life Stages Chicken Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food are Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, White Rice, Rice Bran, and Cracked Pearled Barley.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 26%
Crude Fat (min.): 15.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,600 kcal/kg; 3.6 kcal/g; 1,636 kcal/lb; 449 kcal/cup

Canidae All Life Stages Chicken Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, White Rice, Rice Bran, Cracked Pearled Barley, Peas, Chicken Fat, Millet, Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Suncured Alfalfa, Inulin (From Chicory Root), Lecithin, Sage Extract, Cranberries, Beta-Carotene, Rosemary Extract, Sunflower Oil, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative), Papaya, Pineapple. Contains A Source Of Live Naturally Occurring Microorganisms
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.

Brown rice is a wholesome source of fiber and carbohydrates. A perfect choice for dogs, because this kind of complex carbohydrate is easier for them to digest than other kinds of carbohydrates, such as corn and wheat.

Brown rice is low in fat and is an excellent fiber source which promotes digestive health. It is also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

May be a filler ingredient, contributing to a feeling of fullness after your pet eats it.

Barley has more protein than rice and is a slow burning carbohydrate that has a good effect on blood sugar levels.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Canidae All Life Stages Chicken Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food has 26% protein, 15.5% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 39.5%.

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 Canidae All Life Stages Chicken Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food as 39.5%. 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 Canidae kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (26%)
Starch (39.5 %)
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