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Stella & Chewy’s Small Breed Red Meat Raw Blend Kibble Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Stella & Chewy’s Small Breed Red Meat Raw Blend Kibble Dry Dog Food are Beef, Pork Meal, Peas, Lentils, and Salmon Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 36%
Crude Fat (min.): 14.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,678 kcal/kg, 432 kcal/cup

Stella & Chewy’s Small Breed Red Meat Raw Blend Kibble Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Beef, pork meal, peas, lentils, salmon meal, chickpeas, pea protein, beef fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), lamb, beef liver, beef kidneys, venison, natural vegetable flavor, sunflower oil, salmon oil, flaxseed, suncured alfalfa, beef heart, beef tripe, beef bone, fenugreek seed, pumpkin, coconut flour, pumpkin seed, organic cranberries, organic spinach, organic broccoli, organic beets, organic carrots, organic squash, organic blueberries, inulin (from chicory root), thyme, sage, rosemary extract, taurine, tocopherols (preservative), dried kelp, choline chloride, calcium carbonate, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, sodium selenite, calcium iodate, vitamin E supplement, thiamine mononitrate, niacin supplement, d-calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement, vitamin A supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, salt, dried Pediococcus acidilactici fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium longum fermentation product, dried Bacillus coagulans fermentation product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Fresh deboned beef.

This ingredient highly digestible for dogs and is an excellent source of protein. The pork is cooked as a whole at a high temperature, then the fat is extracted and the residue is dried and ground. This is a meat protein and is more concentrated than the meat by itself. It is filled with essential fatty acids and essential amino acids, as well as vitamins and minerals.

Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.

Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.

Lentils are an excellent source of protein, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and iron. Lentils are high in dietary fiber, which helps keep the digestive system moving and supports the growth of healthy gut bacteria. Eating lentils can increase stool weight and improve overall gut function.

Furthermore, lentils contain a broad range of beneficial plant compounds called phytochemicals. These phytochemicals include flavonoids and lignans, which have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Salmon Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole salmon that has been through some processing to remove water and fat.

Salmon is a high protein food and also rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s moisturize the skin and fight skin disorders.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Stella & Chewy’s Small Breed Red Meat Raw Blend Kibble Dry Dog Food has 36% protein, 14.5% fat, 6% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 26.5%.

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 Stella & Chewy’s Small Breed Red Meat Raw Blend Kibble Dry Dog Food as 26.5%.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this Stella & Chewy's kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (36%)
Starch (26.5 %)
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