Tiki Dog Aloha Petites Chicken Luau Dry Dog Food

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

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 27.8%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.1%
Moisture (max.): 8.9%
Calories: 377 kcal/cup

Tiki Dog Aloha Petites Chicken Luau Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Fresh deboned chicken, chicken meal, peas, fresh chicken liver, lentils, chickpeas, tapioca, natural chicken flavor, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), ground whole flaxseed, spinach, carrots, salmon oil, dicalcium phosphate, sea salt, brewer’s yeast, calcium carbonate, monosodium phosphate, choline chloride, fructooligosaccharide (prebiotic), zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, rosemary extract, vitamin E supplement, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, niacin supplement (vitamin B3), vitamin A acetate, calcium D-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.
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Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

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.

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 Chicken Luau Dry Dog Food has 27.8% protein, 17% fat, 3.1% fiber, and 8.9% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 38.2%.

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 Chicken Luau Dry Dog Food as 38.2%. Basically, around two fifth (almost half) 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 (27.8%)
Starch (38.2 %) Tiki Dog Aloha Petites Chicken Luau Dry Dog Food