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Hill’s Healthy Advantage Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Healthy Advantage Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Brown Rice, Soybean Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, and Chicken Meal.


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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28.8%
Crude Fat (min.): 22.1%
Crude Fiber (max.): 2.4%
Moisture (max.): %
Calories: 3,928 kcal/kg, 445 kcal/cup

Hill’s Healthy Advantage Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Brown Rice, Soybean Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Chicken Meal, Pork Fat, Egg Product, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Oats, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Iodized Salt, Green Peas, Apples, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Cranberries, Choline Chloride, Carrots, Potassium Chloride, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Broccoli, DL-Methionine, L-Tryptophan, Taurine, L-Threonine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene
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 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.

Brown rice is a wholesome source of fiber and carbohydrates. A perfect choice for dogs, because this kind of complex carbohydrate is easier for them to digest than other kinds of carbohydrates, such as corn and wheat.

Brown rice is low in fat and is an excellent fiber source which promotes digestive health. It is also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

Is a high quality protein ingredient, though obviously less ideal than meat. Some critics contend that this kind of bean may cause allergic issues in canines, though opinions vary widely.

Whole Grain Wheat contains the entire grain, including the germ, bran and endosperm. This means that it has more antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber than regular wheat.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Healthy Advantage Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food has 28.8% protein, 22.1% fat, 2.4% fiber, and % moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 41.7%.

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 Hill’s Healthy Advantage Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food as 41.7%. 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 Healthy Advantage kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28.8%)
Starch (41.7 %)
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