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The Honest Kitchen Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of The Honest Kitchen Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Potatoes, Peas, Lentils, and Chicken Liver.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 26.5%
Crude Fat (min.): 15.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,918 kcal/kg, 460 kcal/cup

The Honest Kitchen Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Potatoes, Peas, Lentils, Chicken Liver, Carrots, Ground Flaxseed, Eggs, Coconut Oil, Broccoli, Pumpkin, Apples, Natural Chicken Flavor, Chia Seed, Salmon Oil, Kale, Minerals [Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite], Fenugreek Seed, Dried Kelp, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Vitamins [Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Chloride], Mixed Tocopherols (A Natural Preservative),Turmeric, Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
organic chicken as a dog food ingredient
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Chicken is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs. It is filled with essential amino acids to build strong muscles and help to maintain organs and tissue.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega 6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

Potatoes are a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates which provide fuel for energy for dogs. They are also rich in many minerals and vitamins. Key elements include thiamin, manganese, folate, niacin, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.

Potatoes are also a key source of dietary fiber as they are good source of digestible carbohydrates.

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.

Chicken liver is used to provide pets with protein, iron, vitamin A and delicious natural flavor.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, The Honest Kitchen Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food has 26.5% protein, 15.5% fat, 5% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 36%.

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 The Honest Kitchen Grain-Free Chicken Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food as 36%. Basically, around two fifth (almost 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 The Honest Kitchen kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (26.5%)
Starch (36 %)
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