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Eukanuba Puppy Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Eukanuba Puppy Dry Dog Food are Lamb, Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Lamb Meal, and Wheat.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27%
Crude Fat (min.): 15%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,727 kcal/kg, 410 kcal/cup

Eukanuba Puppy Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Lamb, Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Lamb Meal, Wheat, Corn, Egg Product, Ground Grain Sorghum, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavors, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Fructooligosaccharides, Choline Chloride, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source Of Vitamin E), Biotin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid], Trace Minerals [Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Magnesium Oxide, 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

Lamb is a high-quality protein source that is commonly used in dog kibble. It is a rich source of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. These amino acids support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.

Lamb is also a good source of vitamins B12 and B6, as well as zinc and iron, which are essential for maintaining overall health and well-being.

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.

Lamb Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole lambs that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. This is a combination of the flesh, bone, as well as the skin of the lamb. It's better to check the quality of the source otherwise, traces of unremoved wool and grain (from the stomach) can be food.

Lamb meal promotes a healthy heart as well as healthy skin! For dogs with sensitivities, lamb meal is a highly digestible protein source providing essential amino acids and fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals for muscle development and energy.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Eukanuba Puppy Dry Dog Food has 27% protein, 15% fat, 3.4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 39.6%.

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 Puppy Dry Dog Food as 39.6%. 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 Eukanuba kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (27%)
Starch (39.6 %)
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