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Description: Ingredients:
Lamb Meal, Brewers Rice, Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of natural Vitamin E), Rice Flour, Rice Gluten Meal, Flaxseed, Yeast Culture, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine Hydroxyanalogue, L-Lysine, Vitamin E Supplement, D-activated Animal Sterol (source of Vitamin D3), Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Folic Acid, Manganous Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Copper Proteinate.

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (minimum) 28%
Crude Fat (minimum) 17%
Moisture (maximum) 10%
Crude Fiber (maximum) 4%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (minimum) 2.5%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (minimum) 0.4%



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sun November 20, 2005 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: First and third ingredients are good meat products.
Cons: Extensive use of low quality grain fragments and fillers.

The first and third ingredients in this food are good named meat products.


Brewers rice is the main grain in the food - a low quality grain and by-product.


Rice flour and rice gluten are low quality filler. Rice gluten is likely to be similar to corn gluten, which is defined by AAFCO as “that part of the commercial shelled corn that remains after the extraction of the larger portion of the starch, gluten, and term by the processes employed in the wet milling manufacture of corn starch or syrup”. In plain English, that which remains of rice after all the nutritious bits have been removed.


We note the use of yeast, which may be problematic for dogs that suffer yeast infections.


Overall, we are happy with the amount of meat product in this food and it is higher than most foods in this class. This food receives a low rating because of its use of low quality grain fragments and fillers.


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