Hill’s Science Diet Puppy Small Paws Chicken & Barley Entree Canned Dog Food Ingredients
Has presumably been added to increase the liquid proportion of this formula and give it a more stew-like appearance.
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.
Whole Grain Corn contains bran, cereal germ, and endosperm as a whole instead of just the endosperm. Corn is a fibrous grain and it provides easily digestible carbohydrates that makes it a key energy source. Also corn has linoleic acid, an essential omega-6 fatty acid to maintain healthy skin, coat and immune system.
Cracked Pearled Barley is a whole grain that provides many health benefits for dogs when included in their diet. It is a good source of fiber, which can help support healthy digestion and prevent constipation. Barley is also rich in essential vitamins and minerals, such as manganese, selenium, and vitamin B3.
The pearling process used to make cracked pearled barley helps to reduce the grain's natural hard outer layer, making it easier for dogs to digest.
Is a high quality protein ingredient, though obviously less ideal than meat. Some critics contend that this kind of bean may cause allergic issues in canines, though opinions vary widely.