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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be fed 2 3/8 cups.


Ingredients:
Beef, Beef Meal, Lamb Meal, Potatoes, Egg, Sunflower Oil, Buffalo, Lamb, Venison, Beef Cartilage, Natural Flavors, Herring Oil, Apples, Carrots, Garlic, Tomatoes, Vitamins/Minerals, Cottage Cheese, Dried Chicory Root, Ascorbic Acid, Lecithin, Rosemary Extract


Analysis:
Moisture 10.0 %
Protein 42.0 %
Fat 22.0 %
Fiber 2.5 %


Metabolizable Energy:
Calories 1834 Kcal/lb
Calories 4035 Kcal/Kg
Calories 487 KCals/Cup



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Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sun June 25, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Top three ingredients are named meat products, six meat products overall, grainless, uses high quality ingredients throughout.
Cons: Not suitable for puppies.

The first three ingredients in this food are all named meat products. The first of these is meat inclusive of water content (about 80%) and once that is removed it is likely that this ingrediens would be more accurately placed somewhat further down the ingredient list (ingredients are listed in order of weight). However, since it is followed by two meat meal ingredients, we can have very high confidence in the level of meat content of the food. There are further meat ingredients 7-9th on the ingredient list, which further increases our confidence in the meat content of the food.


This is an entirely grainless dog food. The major carbohydrate source is potatoes, which are also a good source of B vitamins and other minerals. There is a good range of fruits/vegetables in the food, whole eggs and a good range of probiotics.


This food is outstanding in that it contains no grains whatsoever. Grains are not a natural part of a canine diet and it is pleasing to see dog foods on the market that exclude grains completely from the diet. This is a far more natural food concept and combined with a complete lack of any low quality or controversial ingredients is the reason this food is placed in a class above the more conventional form dry dog foods.


The only caution we would make on this food is that the high protein content makes it suitable for adult dogs only, particularly in the case of large breeds.


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