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

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 23%
Crude Fat (min.): 12.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,500 kcal/kg, 3.5 kcal/g, 1,591 kcal/lb, 457 kcal/cup

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

Lamb Meal, Brown Rice, Cracked Pearled Barley, Rice Bran, Peas, Millet, Canola Oil, Lamb, 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.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Lamb Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole lambs that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. This is a combination of the flesh, bone, as well as the skin of the lamb. It's better to check the quality of the source otherwise, traces of unremoved wool and grain (from the stomach) can be food.

Lamb meal promotes a healthy heart as well as healthy skin! For dogs with sensitivities, lamb meal is a highly digestible protein source providing essential amino acids and fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals for muscle development and energy.

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.

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

Is the outer husk and germ of a grain of rice. It is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber.

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, Canidae All Life Stages Lamb Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food has 23% protein, 12.5% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 45.5%.

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 Lamb Meal & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food as 45.5%. 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 Canidae kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (23%)
Starch (45.5 %)
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