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Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food are Salmon, Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Poultry By-Product Meal, and Soybean Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 26%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,834 kcal/kg, 387 kcal/cup

Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Salmon, Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Poultry By-Product Meal (Source Of Glucosamine), Soybean Meal, Beef Fat Preserved with Mixed-tocopherols, Corn Gluten Meal, Barley, Oatmeal, Dried Egg Product, Fish Meal (Source Of Glucosamine), Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Glycerin, Wheat Bran, Calcium Carbonate, Soybean Oil, Salt, Mono And Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, 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)], Choline Chloride, 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.

Salmon is a high protein food and also rich in omega-3 fatty acids while having very low saturated fat.

Omega-3s moisturize the skin and fight skin disorders and the vitamin B12 in salmon keeps blood and nerve cells healthy.

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.

Whole Grain Wheat contains the entire grain, including the germ, bran and endosperm. This means that it has more antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber than regular wheat.

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

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food has 26% protein, 16% fat, 3% fiber, and 12% 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 Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice Formula 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 Pro Plan kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (26%)
Starch (38 %)
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