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Purina Pro Plan Adult 7+ Bright Mind Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Purina Pro Plan Adult 7+ Bright Mind Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Rice, Poultry By-Product Meal, Whole Grain Corn, and Corn Gluten Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 29%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 4,041 kcal/kg, 487 kcal/cup

Purina Pro Plan Adult 7+ Bright Mind Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Rice, Poultry By-Product Meal (Source Of Glucosamine), Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Vegetable Oil (Source Of Medium-chain Triglycerides), Barley, Dried Egg Product, Fish Meal, Fish Oil, Natural Flavor, Beef Fat Preserved with Mixed-tocopherols, L-arginine, Mono And Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Soybean Oil, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), 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)], Magnesium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite], L-lysine Monohydrochloride, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Vitamin C), Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Product, Garlic Oil.
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
Whole Grain Corn in Dog Food

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.

Is a grain, helping balance the fiber content in your dog’s diet. The kind of minerals and vitamins that can be found in rice include manganese, phosphorus, micain, vitamin B6 and vitamin E.

Poultry by-product meal is a high source of protein.

Whole Grain Corn contains bran, cereal germ, and endosperm as a whole instead of just the endosperm. Corn is a fibrous grain and it provides easily digestible carbohydrates that makes it a key energy source. Also corn has linoleic acid, an essential omega-6 fatty acid to maintain healthy skin, coat and immune system.

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 Pro Plan Adult 7+ Bright Mind Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food has 29% protein, 16% fat, 3% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 35%.

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 Pro Plan Adult 7+ Bright Mind Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food as 35%. Basically, around one third 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 Pro Plan kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (29%)
Starch (35 %)
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