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Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Large Breed Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Large Breed Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Brewers Rice, Chicken Meal, Yellow Peas, and Cracked Pearled Barley.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 21%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,734 kcal/kg, 371 kcal/cup

Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Large Breed Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Brewers Rice, Chicken Meal, Yellow Peas, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Sorghum, Egg Product, Chicken Fat, Soybean Oil, Brown Rice, Dried Beet Pulp, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Pork Liver Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Flaxseed, 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), Iodized Salt, Choline Chloride, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Oat Fiber, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas
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
Brewers Rice in dog food

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.

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 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.

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

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Large Breed Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food has 21% protein, 12% fat, 4% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 48%.

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 Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin Large Breed Chicken Recipe Dry Dog Food as 48%. Basically, 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 Science Diet kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (21%)
Starch (48 %)
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