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Description: Feeding guideline:
Usage is 1 cup per 30-35 pounds of dog if fed exclusively.


Metabolizable Energy: 335 k/cal per cup.


Ingredients: Brown Rice, Lamb Meal, Chicken Meal, Whole Corn, Ground Whole Oats, Rice Bran, Naturox®, Liver Digest, Kelp, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Montmorilonite Clay, Diatomaceous Earth, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Brewers Yeast, Tomato Pomace, Garlic, Sea Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Riboflavin, Menadione Dimethyl-pyrimidinol Bisulfite (Source of Vitamin K), Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Manganous Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate, Vitamin B12, Sodium Selenite


Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein 18% (Min)
Crude Fat 8% (Min)
Crude Fiber 8% (Max)
Moisture 10% (Max)



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Mon November 21, 2005 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Second and third ingredients are named meat products.
Cons: Uses corn and other low quality filler. We are not confident that there is a reasonable amount of meat product in the food.

The primary ingredient in the food is rice. There are three further grain products in the top ingredients. Of these, rice bran is filler and corn, whilst a whole grain, is problematic. Corn is difficult for dogs to digest and thought to be the cause of a great many allergy and yeast infection problems.


The second and third ingredients are both named meat products in meal form. We would have greater confidence that there is a reasonable amount of meat in the food if one of these had outweighed the first grain.


Liver digest is not a quality ingredient. The AAFCO definition of animal digest is “material which results from chemical and/or enzymatic hydrolysis of clean and undecomposed animal tissue. We appreciate the inclusion of some probiotic in the food.


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