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Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Small Bites Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Small Bites Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food are Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Corn, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, and Egg Product.


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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 26.8%
Crude Fat (min.): 13.9%
Crude Fiber (max.): 2.1%
Moisture (max.): %
Calories: 3,577 kcal/kg, 365 kcal/cup

Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Small Bites Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Corn, Chicken Meal, Pea Protein, Egg Product, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, Pork Liver Flavor, Ground Pecan Shells, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Citrus Pulp, Iodized Salt, Soybean Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Pressed Cranberries, Calcium Carbonate, 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), Choline Chloride, L-Tryptophan, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, 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.
Brewers Rice in dog food
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

Whole Grain Corn contains bran, cereal germ, and endosperm as a whole instead of just the endosperm. Corn is a fibrous grain and it provides easily digestible carbohydrates 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 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.

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

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Small Bites Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food has 26.8% protein, 13.9% fat, 2.1% fiber, and % moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 52.2%.

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 i/d Digestive Care Small Bites Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food as 52.2%. 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 (26.8%)
Starch (52.2 %)
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