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Description: Calorie Content:
3480 kcal/kg (calculated) One pound provides 1579 kcal of metabolizable energy (calculated). One cup (100 grams) provides 362 calories (Caloric content calculated using Modified Atwater Method)


Ingredients:
Organic Chicken, Turkey Meal, Oatmeal, Duck, Chicken Meal, Whole Barley, Whole Brown Rice, Flax Seed, Canola Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols a source of Natural Vitamin E and Ascorbic Acid, a source of Vitamin C), Freeze Dried Sweet Potatoes, Freeze Dried Carrots, Freeze Dried Peas, Natural Dried Chicken Liver, Freeze Dried Apples, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, Guar Gum, Sea Salt, Choline Chloride, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Whole Blueberries, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Whole Garlic, Dried Chicken, Chicory Root, Marigold Extract, Lactobacillus Plantarum, Enterococcus Faecium, Lactobacillus Casei, Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Natural Celery Flavor, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Natural Color (tumeric), Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3, Niacin, Lecithin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite.


Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (Not Less Than) 28.0%
Crude Fat (Not Less Than) 14.0%
Crude Fiber (Not More Than) 3.5%
Moisture (Not More Than) 10.0%


Nutritional statement
Puppy Plate is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food nutrient profiles for all life stages.



Editors

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Fri January 6, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Four of the top six ingredients are named meat products, uses primarily good quality ingredients.
Cons:

The first three and the sixth ingredients are named meat products. Three of these are meat inclusive of its water content (about 80%) and once that is removed it is likely that this ingredient would be more accurately placed somewhat further down the ingredient list (ingredients are listed in order of weight). However, the presence of two meat meal ingredients high on the list gives us confidence that there is an adequate amount of meat in the food.


The major grains in the food are oatmeal, barley and rice. Oatmeal is a good quality source of carbohydrates and B vitamins. Barley is also a good quality grain and carbohydrate source. Rice is a low-allergenic grain that is a good quality source of carbohydrate and additional protein. Canola oil is a source of linoleic acid, but some manufacturers question the quality of this ingredient. Flaxseed is a high quality source of Omega 6 and Omega 3 essential fatty acids.


The inclusion of a range of fruits and vegetables is appreciated, as are the probiotics.


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