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Eukanuba Breed Specific Adult German Shepherd Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Eukanuba Breed Specific Adult German Shepherd Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Chicken By-Product Meal, and Chicken Flavor.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 23%
Crude Fat (min.): 13%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 313.72 kcal/cup

Eukanuba Breed Specific Adult German Shepherd Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Corn Meal, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Chicken By-Product Meal (Natural Source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Chicken Flavor, Brewers Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Meal, Dried Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, a Source of Vitamin E), Fructooligosaccharides, Calcium Carbonate, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, a Source of Vitamin E), Salt, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Flax Meal, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Dl-Methionine, Dried Chicken Cartilage (Natural Source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (Source of Vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Brewers Dried Yeast, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene, Rosemary Extract
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
Chicken by-products meal as a dog food ingredient
organic chicken as a dog food 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.

Is the third ingredient. Corn does not add much nutritional value but is a savory part of the blend of ingredients that your dog will devour completely!

This ingredient provides another kind of energy source for dogs and is from the milo grain. It is cracked and cooked at a high temperature for better digestibility.

Chicken By-Product Meal is rendered mix of less desirable parts (eg. gizzards, giblets, feet), internal organs (eg. lungs, spleen, liver, heart, kidneys) and bones of a chicken.

Chicken by-products are protein rich like chicken and also it's a natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Eukanuba Breed Specific Adult German Shepherd Dry Dog Food has 23% protein, 13% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 44%.

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 Eukanuba Breed Specific Adult German Shepherd Dry Dog Food as 44%. 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 Eukanuba kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (23%)
Starch (44 %)
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