Tiki Dog Aloha Petites for Puppies Chicken, Peas & Lentils Luau Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Tiki Dog Aloha Petites for Puppies Chicken, Peas & Lentils Luau Dry Dog Food are Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Peas, Chicken Liver, and Lentils.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 30%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 466 kcal/cup

Tiki Dog Aloha Petites for Puppies Chicken, Peas & Lentils Luau Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned chicken, chicken meal, peas, chicken liver, lentils, chickpeas, tapioca flour, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), ground whole flaxseed, brewer’s dried yeast, natural chicken flavor, dicalcium phosphate, salmon oil, monosodium phosphate, salt, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (source of Omega-3 fatty acids), choline chloride, chicory extract, calcium carbonate, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, dried bacillus coagulans fermentation product, rosemary extract, vitamin E supplement, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, niacin supplement (vitamin B3), vitamin A acetate, d-calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement (vitamin B2), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), calcium iodate, folic acid, sodium selenite.
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

Deboned Chicken is the skin and flesh of the chicken without the bone. It's just that and therefore it is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

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.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

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.

This organ meat is full of protein, iron, and other vitamins.

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, Tiki Dog Aloha Petites for Puppies Chicken, Peas & Lentils Luau Dry Dog Food has 30% protein, 16% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 35.5%.

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 Tiki Dog Aloha Petites for Puppies Chicken, Peas & Lentils Luau Dry Dog Food as 35.5%. Basically, around one third of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on is 38.67% - and that means this Tiki Dog kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (30%)
Starch (35.5 %)
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