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NutriSource Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of NutriSource Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food are Turkey, Red Lentils, Garbanzo Beans, Whitefish Meal, and Green Lentils.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 14%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,900 kcal/kg, 428 kcal/cup

NutriSource Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Turkey, Red Lentils, Garbanzo Beans, Whitefish Meal, Green Lentils, Peas, Sunflower Oil, Menhaden Fish Meal, Natural Turkey Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Dried Tomato Pomace, Brewers Dried Yeast, Salt, Dl Methionine, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Selenium Yeast), Vitamins (Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, D-calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Lactic Acid, Preserved with Tocopherols And Citric Acid, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Taurine, Calcium Iodate, Rosemary Extract, Yeast Culture, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.

Turkey is a protein source that supports muscle development and energy.

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.

Garbanzo Beans, aka chickpeas, are a good source of plant-based protein and fiber for dogs. They are also low in fat and contain a range of essential vitamins and minerals, including zinc, iron, and magnesium.


Garbanzo beans can support healthy weight management and provide a nutritious alternative to traditional protein sources.

Cooked fish concentrate that contains wild-caught flounder, halibut and cod.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, NutriSource Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 14% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38%.

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 NutriSource Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food as 38%. 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 NutriSource kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (38 %)
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