I and Love and You Baked & Saucy Beef + Sweet Potato Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of I and Love and You Baked & Saucy Beef + Sweet Potato Dry Dog Food are Beef, Chicken Meal, Pea Flour, Tapioca Starch, and Pea Starch.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,552 kcal/kg, 431 kcal/cup

I and Love and You Baked & Saucy Beef + Sweet Potato Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Beef, Chicken Meal, Pea Flour, Tapioca Starch, Pea Starch, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Turkey Meal, Dried Sweet Potatoes, Gelatin, FLaxseeds, Dried Yeast, Chicken Bone Broth, Cellulose Gum, Natural Flavors, Salt, Dried Whole Milk, Potassium Chloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D Supplement, Niacin, D-calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source Of Vitamin B6), Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Dl-methionine, Fish Oil, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Monohydrate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Selenite, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Mixed Tocopherols (As Preservative), Rosemary Extract, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Product.
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

Beef is a great source of protein and is filled with vitamin B12, selenium, iron, zinc and other B vitamins. Beef also is a flavor your dog loves.

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.

Again due to the lack of grains in this diet, pea flour has been included to boost carbohydrate levels without adding gluten. Pea flour is also an excellent source of vegetable based protein and certain antioxidants.

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

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, I and Love and You Baked & Saucy Beef + Sweet Potato Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 14% fat, 5% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 36%.

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 I and Love and You Baked & Saucy Beef + Sweet Potato Dry Dog Food as 36%. 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 I and Love and You kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (36 %)
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