Horizon Pulsar Whole Grain Pork Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Horizon Pulsar Whole Grain Pork Formula Dry Dog Food are Pork Meal, Pork, Whole Grain Barley, Whole Grain Oats, and Whole Grain Rye.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4.2%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,590 kcal/kg, 402 kcal/cup

Horizon Pulsar Whole Grain Pork Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Pork Meal, Pork, Whole Grain Barley, Whole Grain Oats, Whole Grain Rye, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Alfalfa Meal, Natural Flavor, Dicalcium Phosphate, Carrots, Apples, Broccoli, Bok Choy, Cabbage, Blueberries, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-lysine, Dl-methionine, Fructooligosaccharides, Taurine, Dried Sacharomyces Cerevisiae Fermentation Extract, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Pineapple, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Rhizopus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Bifidum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate , D-calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), Ferrous Sulphate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Sulphate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulphate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Selenium Yeast, Magnesium Oxide
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This ingredients is the whole hog, including bones, organs and tissues, that has been cooked down, with the water extracted and the residue is ground into a fine, high-protein meal.

Pork, a good source of protein and amino acids essential for muscle growth and energy, is also an excellent source of B vitamins to support a healthy nervous system.

A nutritionally rich whole grain, barley remains completely intact, full of fiber as well as a number of minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Minerals such as selenium, phosphorus, magnesium and manganese and vitamins including Vitamin E, B6 and niacin are among the nutrients to be found in whole grain barley.

From whole grain oats, your dog receives the carbohydrates necessary for maintain energy levels. Additionally, whole grain oats are also filled with Vitamin B and have a lower potential for causing allergic reactions frequently encountered with both corn and wheat. More health benefits include protection from heart disease, cancer and diabetes, with potential to help your dog maintain healthy blood sugar levels and reduce cholesterol.

A hearty grain, whole grain rye contains high levels of quality level carbohydrates. These carbohydrates provide the energy your dog needs. Rye can be highly beneficial in that, unlike corn or wheat, it does not as often cause allergic reactions.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Horizon Pulsar Whole Grain Pork Formula Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 14% fat, 4.2% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 42.8%.

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 Pulsar Whole Grain Pork Formula Dry Dog Food as 42.8%. Basically, around two fifth (almost half) of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on is 38.67% - and that means this Horizon kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (24%)
Starch (42.8 %)
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