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The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Chicken & Oat Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Chicken & Oat Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food are Chicken, Oats, Barley, Chicken Liver, and Carrots.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 24%
Crude Fat (min.): 15.5%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 12%
Calories: 3,930 kcal/kg, 462 kcal/cup

The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Chicken & Oat Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Chicken, Oats, Barley, Chicken Liver, Carrots, Ground Flaxseed, Eggs, Broccoli, Pumpkin, Apples, Natural Chicken Flavor, Coconut Oil, Salmon Oil, Chia Seed, Kale, Minerals [Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium 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

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.

Barley is source of carbohydrates for energy, B vitamins and fiber for a healthy digestive system. In some cases it has been known to lower cholesterol. It's a good alternative grain for dogs that are allergic to corn or wheat.

Chicken liver does provide some of the necessary fats a dog needs, along with a good quantity of protein.

Little else packs the powerful amounts of beta carotene as the humble carrot. Also rich in vitamins B and C, carrots contain many antioxidants which may offer protection from cell-damaging free radicals.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Chicken & Oat Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food has 24% protein, 15.5% fat, 5% fiber, and 12% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38.5%.

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 The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Chicken & Oat Recipe Whole Food Clusters Small Breed Blend Dry Dog Food as 38.5%. 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 (24%)
Starch (38.5 %)
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