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Royal Canin Veterinary Satiety Support Weight Management Small Dog Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Royal Canin Veterinary Satiety Support Weight Management Small Dog Dry Dog Food are Chicken By-Product Meal, Pea Fiber, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, and Tapioca.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 7.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 16.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 2,925 kcal/kg, 228 kcal/cup

Royal Canin Veterinary Satiety Support Weight Management Small Dog Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken by-product meal, pea fiber, powdered cellulose, wheat gluten, tapioca, wheat, dried chicory root, corn gluten meal, corn, natural flavors, chicken fat, psyllium seed husk, fish oil, salt, potassium chloride, fructooligosaccharides, sodium tripolyphosphate, calcium carbonate, choline chloride, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), niacin supplement, biotin, riboflavin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin A acetate, vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement], DL-methionine, taurine, N-butyric acid, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), glucosamine hydrochloride, L-lysine, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, manganese proteinate, ferrous sulfate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate], magnesium oxide, L-carnitine, chondroitin sulfate, rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid
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
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

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.

This is a source of extra protein.

Tapioca also provides grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates which are extracted from the root of the cassava plant.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Royal Canin Veterinary Satiety Support Weight Management Small Dog Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 7.5% fat, 16.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 33%.

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 Royal Canin Veterinary Satiety Support Weight Management Small Dog Dry Dog Food as 33%. 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 Royal Canin Veterinary kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (28%)
Starch (33 %)
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