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Horizon Amicus Grain-Free All Life Stages Salmon Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Horizon Amicus Grain-Free All Life Stages Salmon Formula Dry Dog Food are Salmon, Salmon Meal, Red Lentils, Peas, and Pea Starch.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5.2%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,510 kcal/kg, 404 kcal/cup

Horizon Amicus Grain-Free All Life Stages Salmon Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Salmon, Salmon Meal, Red Lentils, Peas, Pea Starch, Flax, Alfalfa Meal, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pea Fibre, Carrots, Apples, Broccoli, Bok Choy, Cabbage, Blueberries, Dried Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Fermentation Extract, Fructooligosaccharides, Yucca Schdigera Extract, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Pineapple, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobaciluus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Bifidum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillius Plantarum Fermentation Product, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin Bl2 Supplement, Riboflavin, Niacin, Floric Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine, Mononitrate, D-calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, L-ascorbyl-2- Polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C) Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese, Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Selenium Yeast, Magnesium Oxide
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Salmon is a high protein food and also rich in omega-3 fatty acids while having very low saturated fat.

Omega-3s moisturize the skin and fight skin disorders and the vitamin B12 in salmon keeps blood and nerve cells healthy.

Salmon Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole salmon that has been through some processing to remove water and fat.

Salmon is a high protein food and also rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s moisturize the skin and fight skin disorders.

Lentils are not generally in dog foods. This isn’t any problem, they are an acceptable carbohydrate source. And again, your dog will not likely have been exposed to these unless you’ve been cooking for him. It is extremely unlikely to cause an allergic reaction.

Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.

Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.

This ingredient is source of vegetable protein and a carbohydrate starch.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Horizon Amicus Grain-Free All Life Stages Salmon Formula Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 14% fat, 5.2% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 37.8%.

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 Horizon Amicus Grain-Free All Life Stages Salmon Formula Dry Dog Food as 37.8%. 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 Amicus kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (37.8 %)
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