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Royal Canin Veterinary Vegetarian Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Royal Canin Veterinary Vegetarian Dry Dog Food are Oat Groats, Brewers Rice, Potato Protein, and Coconut Oil.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 17%
Crude Fat (min.): 8%
Crude Fiber (max.): 4.6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,395 kcal/kg, 289 kcal/cup

Royal Canin Veterinary Vegetarian Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Oat groats, brewers rice, potato protein, coconut oil, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, pea fiber, tomato pomace, flaxseed, monocalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, calcium sulfate, salt, fructooligosaccharides, DL-methionine, taurine, choline chloride, trace minerals [zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganous oxide, manganese proteinate, copper sulfate, sodium selenite, calcium iodate, copper proteinate], vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A acetate, niacin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid], L-carnitine, carotene, 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

This is a source of digestible carbohydrates.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Royal Canin Veterinary Vegetarian Dry Dog Food has 17% protein, 8% fat, 4.6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 55.4%.

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 Vegetarian Dry Dog Food as 55.4%. 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 (17%)
Starch (55.4 %)
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