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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be fed about 3 cups


Calorie Content:
kcal/lb: 2,000 | kcal/cup: 440


Ingredients:
Salmon, Duck Meal, Potatoes, Pea Flour, Sweet Potatoes, Duck, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), Dried Tomato Pomace, Salmon Meal, Whole Dried Egg, Pea Protein, Chicken, Flaxseed, Cheese, Salmon Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Chicken Broth, Carrots, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Apples, Green Beans, Lecithin, Chicken Cartilage, Potassium Chloride, Cranberries, Blueberries, Salt, Chicory Root Extract, Alfalfa Sprouts, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Folic Acid, Parsley, Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Bifidobacterium Longum, Lactobacillus Plantarum, Enterococcous Faecium, Vitamin A, D3, E, B12 Supplements, Choline Bitartrate, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate, Sorbic Acid, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite.


Guaranteed Analysis
Protein 30% Min
Fat 19% Min
Fiber 3% Max
Moisture 10% Max
Ash 6.5% Max
Omega 6 Fatty Acids 3.2% Min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0.5% Min
Lactobacillus Acidophilus 100,000,000 CFU/lb Min
Bifidobacterium Longum 100,000,000 CFU/lb Min
Lactobacillus Plantarum 100,000,000 CFU/lb Min
Enterococcous Faecium 100,000,000 CFU/lb Min

Nutritional statement
Animal feeding testing using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Fromm Family Four Star Nutritionals Surf & Turf Dog Food provides complete and balanced nutrition for all life stages



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3957
Review Date: Tue January 29, 2008 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First two ingredients are named meat products, grainless, primarily good quality ingredients
Cons:

The first two ingredients in this food are named meat products. The first of these is meat (fish) inclusive of water content (about 80%). Once the water is removed as it must be to create a dry product, this ingredients will weigh around 20% of its wet weight. It is thus unlikely that it is truely the first ingredient, but would be more accurately placed further down the ingredient list. Since it is followed by a meat meal ingredient, however, we retain some confidence in the overall meat content of the food. There are further meat ingredients 6th and 9th on the ingredient list, but this is too far down to make up a substantial portion of the food.


Potatoes are the primary carbohydrate and starch source, with further fruits and vegetables amongst the minor ingredients. Pea flour does not appear quite such a good ingredient and is primarily fiber. Tomato pomace and pea fiber are fiber sources we consider primarily filler. This food uses canola oil as the primary fat source, which although not the highest quality oil is supported by salmon oil for additional omega 3 & 6 OFAs. The food contains a useful range of probiotics.


Overall, this appears a good quality product, with a reasonable amount of meat included. We are pleased to see another grainless product on the market, offering a more natural diet for canines.


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