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Hill’s Prescription Diet Derm Complete Original Flavor Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Prescription Diet Derm Complete Original Flavor Dry Dog Food are Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Egg Product, Rice Protein Concentrate, and Soybean Oil.


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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 17.3%
Crude Fat (min.): 17.4%
Crude Fiber (max.): 1.4%
Moisture (max.): %
Calories: 3,799 kcal/kg, 388 kcal/cup

Hill’s Prescription Diet Derm Complete Original Flavor Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Egg Product, Rice Protein Concentrate, Soybean Oil, Flaxseed, Hydrolyzed Chicken Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Coconut Oil, Lactic Acid, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Lipoic Acid, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Green Peas, Taurine, Apples, Cranberries, Choline Chloride, Carrots, DL-Methionine, Natural Flavors, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Broccoli, Beta-Carotene
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

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.

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

This is made from cooked whole eggs, a good source of protein and vitamins.

(Preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.)

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Prescription Diet Derm Complete Original Flavor Dry Dog Food has 17.3% protein, 17.4% fat, 1.4% fiber, and % moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 58.9%.

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 Prescription Diet Derm Complete Original Flavor Dry Dog Food as 58.9%. Basically, more than 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 Prescription Diet kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (17.3%)
Starch (58.9 %)
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