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Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food are Lamb Meal, Lamb, Tapioca, and Peas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 21.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 4,315 kcal/kg, 495 kcal/cup

Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Lamb Meal, Lamb, Tapioca, Peas, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Pea Protein, Montmorillonite Clay, Natural Flavor, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), DL-Methionine, Coconut Oil, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Choline Chloride, Freeze-Dried Lamb, Pumpkinseeds, Freeze-Dried Lamb Liver, Freeze-Dried Lamb Spleen, Freeze-Dried Lamb Heart, Freeze-Dried Lamb Kidney, Rosemary Extract.
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

Lamb Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole lambs that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. This is a combination of the flesh, bone, as well as the skin of the lamb. It's better to check the quality of the source otherwise, traces of unremoved wool and grain (from the stomach) can be food.

Lamb meal promotes a healthy heart as well as healthy skin! For dogs with sensitivities, lamb meal is a highly digestible protein source providing essential amino acids and fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals for muscle development and energy.

Lamb is a high-quality protein source that is commonly used in dog kibble. It is a rich source of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. These amino acids support healthy muscle growth and maintenance, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.

Lamb is also a good source of vitamins B12 and B6, as well as zinc and iron, which are essential for maintaining overall health and well-being.

Tapioca also provides grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates which are extracted from the root of the cassava plant.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 21.5% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 10% 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 Instinct Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Recipe with Real Lamb 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 inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this Instinct kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (24%)
Starch (36 %)
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