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Canidae Under the Sun Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Canidae Under the Sun Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken Meal, Green Peas, Chickpeas, Yellow Peas, and Chicken Fat.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 25%
Crude Fat (min.): 11%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,280 kcal/kg, 1,491 kcal/lb, 357 kcal/cup

Canidae Under the Sun Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Green Peas, Chickpeas, Yellow Peas, Chicken Fat, Chicken, Suncured Alfalfa, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, 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 B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Choline Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols (a Preservative), Green Beans, Butternut Squash, Tomatoes, Sage, Zucchini, Apples, Carrots, Blueberries, Pumpkin, Cinnamon, Rosemary, Parsley
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

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.

Chickpeas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals (Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium), as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.

Chickpeas are a source of essential nutrients in dog food. It helps regulate blood sugar and supports the immune system.

Chicken Fat is a high quality source of energy and essential fatty acids. For example, chicken fat contains linoleic acid which is an excellent source of the Omega-6 fatty acids. Quality fats support a shiny, healthy coat in dogs.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Canidae Under the Sun Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food has 25% protein, 11% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 45%.

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 Under the Sun Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food as 45%. 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 (25%)
Starch (45 %)
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