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Purina One SmartBlend Large Breed Puppy Formula Premium Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Purina One SmartBlend Large Breed Puppy Formula Premium Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Rice Flour, Soybean Meal, and Corn Gluten Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 13%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,759 kcal/kg, 361 kcal/cup

Purina One SmartBlend Large Breed Puppy Formula Premium Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Rice Flour, Soybean Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal (Source Of Glucosamine), Whole Grain Wheat, Whole Grain Corn, Beef Fat Naturally Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols, Pea Fiber, Glycerin, Dried Egg Product, Fish Oil (Source Of Dha), Liver Flavor, Mono And Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Caramel Color, Dried Carrots, Dried Peas, Potassium Chloride, 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)], Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite], Potassium Citrate, Choline Chloride, L-lysine Monohydrochloride, Sulfur.
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient

Chicken is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs. It is filled with essential amino acids to build strong muscles and help to maintain organs and tissue.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega 6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

May be gluten free. This is characteristic of AvoDerm’s use of high quality grain ingredients that eschew the allergic content that might be contained in less attractive ingredients like corn and wheat.

Is a high quality protein ingredient, though obviously less ideal than meat. Some critics contend that this kind of bean may cause allergic issues in canines, though opinions vary widely.

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 One SmartBlend Large Breed Puppy Formula Premium Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 13% fat, 6% 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 Purina One SmartBlend Large Breed Puppy Formula Premium 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 One kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (36 %)
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