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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb active dog should be fed 2 1/4 cups per day


Calorie Content:
466 kcal/cup


Ingredients:
Salmon Meal, Salmon, Oatmeal, Whole Oats, Canola Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols (vit. E), citric acid (vit. C), and rosemary extract), Oat Fiber, Inulin (FOS), Mannanoligosaccharides (MOS), Yucca Schidigera, Yeast Culture, Vitamin A Acetate, Cholecalciferol (vit. D3), dl Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (vit. E), Ferrous Sulfate, *Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ascorbic Acid (vit. C), Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, *Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, *Manganese Proteinate, Riboflavin Calcium Iodate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vit. B6), Folic Acid, Biotin, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin K, Vitamin B12.

*these items are chelated minerals


Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (min) 22%
Crude Fat (min) 12%
Crude Fibre (min) 3.8%
Moisture (max) 10%
*Omega 6 Fatty Acids 2.75%
*Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0.3%
Vitamine E (min) 200 IU/kg


*Not recognised as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profile.


* No Petcurean Products contain Menadione Sodium Bisulphate.



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Thu February 8, 2007 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First two ingredients are named meat products, uses good quality ingredients throughout.
Cons: Uncertain meat content.

The first two ingredients of this food are named meat products. The second of these is meat inclusive of its water content (about 80%) and once that is removed it is likely that this ingredient would be more accurately placed somewhat further down the ingredient list (ingredients are listed in order of weight).


The next two ingredients are both oats. Oats, in whole form, are a high quality source of carbohydrates and additional protein. However, this is also an example of splitting and it is possible that the combined rice ingredients outweigh the combined dry-weight meat products in the food. Oat fibre is also present as fibre/filler. Since these are the only grain products in the food, we retain a reasonable level of confidence that the meat content is adequate.


We note that the manufacturer warrents the use of 42% meat content in this food. It is uncertain, however, whether this refers to the dry or wet weight ingredients.


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