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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be fed 3.5 cups for weight maintenance, 2.5 cups for weight loss.

Metabolizable Energy:
3,293 kcal/kg.
308 kcal/cup (8oz. Cup)

Brown Rice, Chicken, Turkey, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Pearled Barley, Lamb Meal, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Egg Product, Salmon, Natural Chicken Flavor, Canola Oil, Flaxseed, Potatoes, Carrots, Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Dried Chicory Root, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Lecithin, Garlic, DL-Methionine, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Choline Chloride Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Biotin, Inositol, Dehydrated Kelp, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Cobalt Amino Acid Chelate, Potassium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sage Extract, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermantation Solubles, Dried Enterococcus Faecium and Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus.

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein, min. 20%
Crude Fat, min. 6 %
Crude Fiber, max. 3 %
Moisture, max. 10%
Calcium, max. 1.5%
Phosphorus, min. 1.0%
Sodium, min. 0.3%
Zinc, min. 160 mg/kg
Selenium, min. 0.4% mg/kg
Vitamin A, min. 16,500 IU/kg
Vitamin D, min. 800 IU/kg
Vitamin E, min. 300 IU/kg
Omega 6, Fatta Acid, min 1.7%
Omega 3, Fatty Acid, min. 0.3%


Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sat October 28, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

Pros: Second to fifth ingredents are all named meat products, uses good quality ingredients throughout
Cons: Minimum acceptable meat content

The first ingredient in the food is brown rice. This is a decent quality grain, but we believe that dog food should be based on meat, not plant matter. A weight management formula does not need to reduce meat content to reduce overall fat and calories.

The next four ingredients are all named meat products, two of which are in meal form. There is a further named meat meal ingredient 7th on the list. This goes some way to allieviating our concern about the first ingredient being grain. However, our confidence remains diminished and this product came very close to a 3 star rating.

The remaining ingredients in the food are all good quality. We appreciate the inclusion of a range of fruit and vegetables, but would have preferred the use of whole eggs rather than egg product.

We appreciate the range of probiotics in the food.

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