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Stella & Chewy’s Wild Mountain Meadow Recipe with Grass-Fed Lamb Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Stella & Chewy’s Wild Mountain Meadow Recipe with Grass-Fed Lamb Dry Dog Food are Lamb, Lamb Meal, Lentils, Peas, and Chickpeas.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 28%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,860 kcal/kg, 409 kcal/cup

Stella & Chewy’s Wild Mountain Meadow Recipe with Grass-Fed Lamb Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Lamb, lamb meal, lentils, peas, chickpeas, beef fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), pork meal, lamb liver, natural vegetable flavor, flaxseed, tomato pomace, sunflower oil, salt, potassium chloride, choline chloride, salmon oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), taurine, tocopherols (preservative), dried kelp, 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, rosemary extract
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

Lamb is a great source of protein. Candide lamb comes from the highest quality of raw lamb available.

Lamb Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole lambs that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. This is a combination of the flesh, bone, as well as the skin of the lamb. It's better to check the quality of the source otherwise, traces of unremoved wool and grain (from the stomach) can be food.

Lamb meal promotes a healthy heart as well as healthy skin! For dogs with sensitivities, lamb meal is a highly digestible protein source providing essential amino acids and fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals for muscle development and energy.

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.

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.

Chickpeas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals (Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium), as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.

Chickpeas are a source of essential nutrients in dog food. It helps regulate blood sugar and supports the immune system.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Stella & Chewy’s Wild Mountain Meadow Recipe with Grass-Fed Lamb Dry Dog Food has 28% protein, 17% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 35%.

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 Mountain Meadow Recipe with Grass-Fed Lamb Dry Dog Food as 35%. 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 (28%)
Starch (35 %)
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