Pedigree High Protein Chicken & Turkey Flavor Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Pedigree High Protein Chicken & Turkey Flavor Dry Dog Food are Whole Grain Ground Corn, Meat and Bone Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, and Corn Gluten Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,458 kcal/kg, 319 kcal/cup

Pedigree High Protein Chicken & Turkey Flavor Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Ground Whole Grain Corn, Meat And Bone Meal (Source Of Calcium), Chicken By-Product Meal (Source Of Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate), Corn Gluten Meal, Animal Fat (Source Of Omega 6 Fatty Acids [preserved with Bha & Citric Acid]), Soybean Meal, Ground Whole Grain Wheat, Chicken, Natural Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Salt, Brewers Rice, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Dried Peas, Dl-methionine, Natural Turkey Flavor, Vitamin E Supplement, Monocalcium Phosphate, Zinc Sulfate, Yellow 6, Dried Carrots, Yellow 5, L-tryptophan, Blue 2, Niacin [vitamin B3], Red 40, D-calcium Pantothenate [source Of Vitamin B5], Copper Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Potassium Iodide, Riboflavin Supplement [vitamin B2], Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate [vitamin B1], Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride [vitamin B6], Folic Acid
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Chicken by-products meal as a dog food ingredient

This provides easily digestible carbohydrates.

Chicken By-Product Meal is rendered mix of less desirable parts (eg. gizzards, giblets, feet), internal organs (eg. lungs, spleen, liver, heart, kidneys) and bones of a chicken.

Chicken by-products are protein rich like chicken and also it's a natural source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Corn Gluten Meal is the principal protein of corn. Despite the name, corn gluten does not contain true gluten which makes it 100% gluten-free indeed.

CGM has over 60% crude protein and good for digestibility.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Pedigree High Protein Chicken & Turkey Flavor Dry Dog Food has 27% protein, 12% fat, 4% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 40%.

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 Pedigree High Protein Chicken & Turkey Flavor Dry Dog Food as 40%. 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 Pedigree kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (27%)
Starch (40 %)
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