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Eukanuba Premium Performance 21/13 Sprint Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Eukanuba Premium Performance 21/13 Sprint Dry Dog Food are Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn, and Chicken Fat.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 21%
Crude Fat (min.): 13%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,690 kcal/kg, 317 kcal/cup

Eukanuba Premium Performance 21/13 Sprint Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavors, Wheat Gluten, Fish Oil, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Pea Fiber, Vegetable Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Powdered Psyllium Seed Husk, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Dl-Methionine, Fructooligosaccharides, Monocalcium Phosphate, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source Of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), Biotin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Niacin Supplement, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Salt, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Magnesium Oxide, Trace Minerals [Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], L-Carnitine, Chondroitin Sulfate, Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Brewers Rice in dog food
Chicken by-products meal as a dog food ingredient
Whole Grain Corn in Dog Food

Brewers Rice is no different from white rice, except that the grain is broken into pieces. As such, it offers the same nutritional value as white rice with trace amounts of Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Calcium and Potassium.

Brewers rice is often used as an inexpensive filler ingredient to add volume to dog food and also it increases 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.

Corn is a fibrous grain that promotes gut health as well as gastrointestinal motility. It provides easily digestible carbohydrates, and that makes it a key energy source. Also corn has linoleic acid, an essential omega-6 fatty acid to maintain healthy skin, coat and 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, Eukanuba Premium Performance 21/13 Sprint Dry Dog Food has 21% protein, 13% fat, 3.6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 47.4%.

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 Premium Performance 21/13 Sprint Dry Dog Food as 47.4%. 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 (21%)
Starch (47.4 %)
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