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Wellness Complete Health Small Breed Senior Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Wellness Complete Health Small Breed Senior Dry Dog Food are Deboned Turkey, Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Peas, and Rice.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 25%
Crude Fat (min.): 12%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,478 kcal/kg, 435 kcal/cup

Wellness Complete Health Small Breed Senior Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Turkey, Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Peas, Rice, Oats, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Ground Flaxseed, Tomatoes, Pea Fiber, Natural Chicken Flavor, Carrots, Spinach, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Apples, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Taurine, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint 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

Deboned Turkey is the skin and flesh of the turkey without the bone. It's an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, turkey is also rich in Vitamin B6, Cobalamin, Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium.

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.

Has a reputation for being an healthy grain and is abundant in minerals, fiber, and B vitamins. Contains complex carbohydrates which provide energy and fiber which promotes digestive health.

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.

Rice is a grain and considered to be a better than average carbohydrate source (basically starch). Although not as rich in nutrients a brown rice, white rice also provides some proteins, vitamins and minerals.

The kind of minerals and vitamins that can be found in rice include Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin E.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Wellness Complete Health Small Breed Senior Dry Dog Food has 25% protein, 12% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 43%.

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 Wellness Complete Health Small Breed Senior Dry Dog Food as 43%. Basically, 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 Wellness kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (25%)
Starch (43 %)
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