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Royal Canin Veterinary Urinary SO + Hydrolyzed Protein Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Royal Canin Veterinary Urinary SO + Hydrolyzed Protein Dry Dog Food are Brewers Rice, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavor, and Dried Chicory Root.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 18%
Crude Fat (min.): 13%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.9%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,592 kcal/kg, 327 kcal/cup

Royal Canin Veterinary Urinary SO + Hydrolyzed Protein Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Brewers rice, hydrolyzed soy protein, chicken fat, natural flavors, dried chicory root, salt, vegetable oil, pea fiber, fish oil, calcium sulfate, potassium chloride, sodium silico aluminate, monocalcium phosphate, fructooligosaccharides, taurine, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, biotin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin A acetate, vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid], choline chloride, DL-methionine, N-butyric acid, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, ferrous sulfate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate, calcium iodate], GLA safflower oil, marigold extract (Tagetes erecta L.), 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.
Brewers Rice in dog food

Brewers Rice is no different from white rice, except that the grain is broken into pieces. As such, it offers the same nutritional value as white rice with trace amounts of Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Calcium and Potassium.

Brewers rice is often used as an inexpensive filler ingredient to add volume to dog food and also it increases digestibility

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

Chicken Fat is a high quality source of energy and essential fatty acids. For example, chicken fat contains linoleic acid which is an excellent source of the Omega-6 fatty acids. Quality fats support a shiny, healthy coat in dogs.

To add taste interest for your pet. Source and quality is not stated.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Royal Canin Veterinary Urinary SO + Hydrolyzed Protein Dry Dog Food has 18% protein, 13% fat, 3.9% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 50.1%.

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 Urinary SO + Hydrolyzed Protein Dry Dog Food as 50.1%. Basically, more than 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 Royal Canin Veterinary kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (18%)
Starch (50.1 %)
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