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Canidae Pure Grain-Free Senior Real Chicken, Sweet Potato & Garbanzo Bean Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Canidae Pure Grain-Free Senior Real Chicken, Sweet Potato & Garbanzo Bean Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, and Garbanzo Beans.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 10%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,300 kcal/kg, 409 kcal/cup

Canidae Pure Grain-Free Senior Real Chicken, Sweet Potato & Garbanzo Bean Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Garbanzo Beans, Peas, Potatoes, Suncured Alfalfa, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavor, Taurine, 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.
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient
Turkey Meal Kibble Ingredient

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.

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.

Turkey Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole turkeys that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Turkey meal is basically turkey with a longer storage time and no moisture. It's a protein rich food and also magnesium and zinc resource for the health of your dog’s skin and coat. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Garbanzo Beans, aka chickpeas, are a good source of plant-based protein and fiber for dogs. They are also low in fat and contain a range of essential vitamins and minerals, including zinc, iron, and magnesium.


Garbanzo beans can support healthy weight management and provide a nutritious alternative to traditional protein sources.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Canidae Pure Grain-Free Senior Real Chicken, Sweet Potato & Garbanzo Bean Recipe Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 10% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 42%.

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 Senior Real Chicken, Sweet Potato & Garbanzo Bean Recipe Dry Dog Food as 42%. 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 (28%)
Starch (42 %)
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