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Canidae Pure Grain-Free Puppy Real Chicken, Lentil & Whole Egg Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Canidae Pure Grain-Free Puppy Real Chicken, Lentil & Whole Egg Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Menhaden Fish Meal, Lentils, Peas, and Potatoes.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,470 kcal/kg, 520 kcal/cup

Canidae Pure Grain-Free Puppy Real Chicken, Lentil & Whole Egg Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Menhaden Fish Meal, Lentils, Peas, Potatoes, Dried Whole Egg, Chicken Fat, Suncured Alfalfa, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Taurine, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite), 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), Choline Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative), 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. Contains A Source Of Live (Viable) Naturally Occurring Microorganisms
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
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Chicken is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs. It is filled with essential amino acids to build strong muscles and help to maintain organs and tissue.

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.

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.

Lentils are an excellent source of protein, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and iron. Lentils are high in dietary fiber, which helps keep the digestive system moving and supports the growth of healthy gut bacteria. Eating lentils can increase stool weight and improve overall gut function.

Furthermore, lentils contain a broad range of beneficial plant compounds called phytochemicals. These phytochemicals include flavonoids and lignans, which have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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, Canidae Pure Grain-Free Puppy Real Chicken, Lentil & Whole Egg Recipe Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 12% 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 Canidae Pure Grain-Free Puppy Real Chicken, Lentil & Whole Egg Recipe 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 Canidae kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (39 %)
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