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Purina Pro Plan Adult Small Breed Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Purina Pro Plan Adult Small Breed Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Rice, Poultry By-Product Meal, Beef Fat, and Corn Gluten Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 29%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 4,075 kcal/kg, 397 kcal/cup

Purina Pro Plan Adult Small Breed Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Rice, Poultry By-Product Meal (Source Of Glucosamine), Beef Fat Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols, Corn Gluten Meal, Soybean Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Germ Meal, Dried Egg Product, Natural Flavor, Dried Yeast, Glycerin, Calcium Carbonate, Wheat Bran, Fish Meal (Source Of Glucosamine), 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), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), 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.
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.

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.

Is a source of essential amino acids which are essential to your dog’s overall health and well-being. The fat also adds some extra flavor to this dry dog food formula.

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 Small Breed Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food has 29% protein, 17% fat, 3% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 34%.

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 Small Breed Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula Dry Dog Food as 34%. 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 (34 %)
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