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Stella & Chewy’s Wild-Caught Whitefish Raw Coated Kibble Dry Dog Food

Top 4 ingredients of Stella & Chewy’s Wild-Caught Whitefish Raw Coated Kibble Dry Dog Food are Whitefish, Ocean Fish Meal, Peas, and Lentils.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 35%
Crude Fat (min.): 13.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,684 kcal/kg, 432 kcal/cup

Stella & Chewy’s Wild-Caught Whitefish Raw Coated Kibble Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Whitefish, ocean fish meal, peas, lentils, sunflower oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), mackerel, natural vegetable flavor, salmon, cod, salmon oil, suncured alfalfa, flaxseed, fenugreek seed, coconut flour, pumpkin, cod liver oil, pumpkin seed, organic cranberries, organic spinach, organic broccoli, organic beets, organic carrots, organic squash, organic blueberries, inulin (from chicory root), thyme, sage, rosemary extract, tocopherols (preservative), dried kelp, choline chloride, taurine, tricalcium phosphate, dicalcium phosphate, potassium 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 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

Whitefish is a nutritious and delicious protein source for dogs. It is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help support healthy skin and coat, as well as joint health.

Whitefish is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin B12 and selenium, which can support a dog's overall health and well-being.

These particular components are considered meat concentrates and contain a great deal more protein than other sources of protein content.

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.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Stella & Chewy’s Wild-Caught Whitefish Raw Coated Kibble Dry Dog Food has 35% protein, 13.5% fat, 5% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 29.5%.

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 Wild-Caught Whitefish Raw Coated Kibble Dry Dog Food as 29.5%. 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 Stella & Chewy's kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (35%)
Starch (29.5 %)
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