Royal Canin Veterinary Selected Protein PD Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Royal Canin Veterinary Selected Protein PD Dry Dog Food are Potatoes, Duck by-Product Meal, Coconut Oil, Potato Protein, and Hydrolyzed Soy Protein.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 19%
Crude Fat (min.): 10%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,516 kcal/kg, 288 kcal/cup

Royal Canin Veterinary Selected Protein PD Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Potato, duck by-product meal, coconut oil, potato protein, hydrolyzed soy protein, natural flavors, vegetable oil, fish oil, monocalcium phosphate, choline chloride, DL-methionine, calcium carbonate, salt, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A acetate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), niacin supplement, folic acid, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, vitamin D3 supplement], potassium chloride, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, sodium selenite, calcium iodate, copper proteinate], taurine, L-lysine, 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.

Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.

Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.

Is the second ingredient. Duck meal is duck fully cooked and ground. Duck by-product meal is processed from clean parts of the carcass of ducks that are usually wholly grown and raised within the USA. This product meal comes with a high degree of palatability and hypoallergenic qualities.

This is a source of digestible carbohydrates.

Supplies a hypo-allergenic protein source that is easily digestible. It has low anti-genic potential.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Royal Canin Veterinary Selected Protein PD Dry Dog Food has 19% protein, 10% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 52.5%.

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 Selected Protein PD Dry Dog Food as 52.5%. Basically, more than half of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on is 38.67% - and that means this Royal Canin Veterinary kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (19%)
Starch (52.5 %)
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