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Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food are Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Pork Fat, Cracked Pearled Barley, and Chicken.


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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 15.2%
Crude Fat (min.): 22.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 1.6%
Moisture (max.): %
Calories: 4,050 kcal/kg, 402 kcal/cup

Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Pork Fat, Cracked Pearled Barley, Chicken, Egg Product, Dried Beet Pulp, Whole Grain Sorghum, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Fish Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Lactic Acid, L-Lysine, Pork Liver Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, DL-Methionine, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), L-Threonine, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, Taurine, Magnesium Oxide, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, L-Tryptophan, 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
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient

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

Barley has more protein than rice and is a slow burning carbohydrate that has a good effect on blood sugar levels.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food has 15.2% protein, 22.5% fat, 1.6% fiber, and % moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 55.7%.

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 Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Chicken Dry Dog Food as 55.7%. 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 (15.2%)
Starch (55.7 %)
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