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Purina Dog Chow High Protein with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Purina Dog Chow High Protein with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food are Ground Yellow Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, and Meat and Bone Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,574 kcal/kg, 424 kcal/cup

Purina Dog Chow High Protein with Real Lamb Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Ground Yellow Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Meat And Bone Meal, Beef Fat Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols, Soybean Meal, Egg And Chicken Flavor, Lamb, Natural Flavor, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Peas, Carrots, Choline Chloride, Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite], Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B-2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Folic Acid (Vitamin B-9), Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin (Vitamin B-7)], L-lysine Monohydrochloride, Calcium Carbonate, Red 40, Yellow 5, Blue 2.
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 ingredient is considered to be a kind of filler that is generally inexpensive, and can sometimes be allergenic for pets. The lower on the food ingredient list, the less likely it is to cause digestive issues in your pet.

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, Purina Dog Chow High Protein with Real Lamb 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 Purina Dog Chow High Protein with Real Lamb 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 inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this Dog Chow kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (27%)
Starch (40 %)
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