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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be fed 2 cups for weight loss or 2-1/2 cups for maintenance


Calculated Caloric Content
ME (kcal/kg) 3328
ME (kcal/g) 3.32
ME (kcal/lb) 1513
ME (kcal/cup) 330


All Natural Ingredients
Chicken meal, brown rice, white rice, rice bran, peas, potatoes, oatmeal, cracked pearled barley, millet, turkey meal, lamb meal, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), tomato pomace, natural flavor, flaxseed meal, ocean fish meal, choline chloride, glucosamine hydrochloride, chondroitin sulfate, psyllium husks, sun cured alfalfa meal, inulin (from chicory root), lecithin, sage extract, cranberries, beta carotene, rosemary extract, sunflower oil, yucca schidigera extract, dried enterococcus faecium, dried lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried aspergillus oryzae fermentation extract, dried bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation solubles, vitamin E supplement, iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, thiamine mononitrate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin, vitamin D supplement, folic acid, cobalt proteinate, organic selenium, papaya, pineapple.


Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (min.) 20.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 8.50%
Crude Fiber (max.) 4.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Lenoleic Acid (Omega 6) (min.) 2.60%
Calcium (min.) 1.20%
Phosphorus (min.) 0.90%
Vitamin E (min.) 200.00 IU/kg
Zinc (min.) 260.00 mg/kg
Iron (min.) 300.00 mg/kg
Glucosamine HCL* (min.) 750.00 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate* (min.) 250.00 mg/kg
Alpha Linolenic Acid (Omega 3)* (min.) 0.50%
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)* (min.) 50.00 mg/kg
Lactobacillus Acidophilus* (min.) 100 million CFU/lb.
Cellulase* (a) (min.) 100 CMCU/kg
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

CANIDAE PLATINUM Senior and Over Weight formula meets the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles for maintenance


Nutrient Analysis for CANIDAE Platinum dry formula As Fed
Moisture 8.5 %
Protein 21.6 %
Fat 8.0 %
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 3.14 %
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 0.5 %
Ash 8.2 %
Fiber 3.0 %
Carbohydrate 50.7 %
Arginine 1.25 %
Histidine 0.49 %
Isoleucine 0.79 %
Leucine 1.53 %
Lysine 1.05 %
Methionine Cystine 0.78 %
Phenylalanine-Tyrosine 1.44 %
Threonine 0.80 %
Tryptophan 0.19 %
Valine 0.99 %
Calcium 0.85 %
Phosphorus 0.75 %
Magnesium 0.17 %
Sodium 0.12 %
Potassium 0.75 %
Chloride 0.45 %
Copper 11 mg/kg
Iron 300 mg/kg
Manganese 25 mg/kg
Zinc 200 mg/kg
Iodine 2.5 mg/kg
Selenium 0.20 mg/kg
Vitamin A 15,000 IU/kg
Vitamin C 50 mg/kg
Vitamin D 1,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E 200 IU/kg
Thiamine (B1) 40 mg/kg
Riboflavin (B2) 8.0 mg/kg
Pyridoxine (B6) 13.0 mg/kg
B12 0.14 mg/kg
Beta Carotene 5.75 mg/kg
Folic Acid 2.0 mg/kg
Niacin 66 mg/kg
Pantothenic Acid 25.0 mg/kg
Biotin 0.33 mg/kg
Choline 3,000 mg/kg
Taurine 0.10 %
Metabolizable Energy (ME) 3,328 kcal/kg (Atwater Calculation)
ME/cup 330 kcal/cup
Product Density 4.5 oz./cup
Digestibility 85.0 % 93 %
As Fed Digestibility (protein 84%, fat 95%, carbohydrates 91%)
PH Urine 7.0



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