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Description: Feeding guideline:
A 50lb dog should be fed about 3 1/4 cups


Caloric Content
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 3725 kcal/kg
Metabolizable Energy (calculated) 380 kcal/cup


Ingredients
Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Chicken Cartilage (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Ascorbic Acid), Flax Seed (Source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Dried Egg Product, Diacalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Grapeseed Oil, Potassium Chloride, Monosodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, DL-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), Sodium Selenite, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Copper Sulfate, Amino Acid Chelates of Zinc, Iron, Manganese, Copper and Cobalt, Niacin, Ascorbic Acid (Source of Vitamin C), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, D-Biotin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement.


Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein not less than 25.00%
Crude Fat not less than 15.00%
Crude Fiber not more than 3.00%
Moisture not more than 10.00%
Ash not more than 5.50%
Carbohydrates calculated 41.00%
Chondroitin Sulfate not less than 4,000 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate not less than 400 mg/cup
Glucosamine not less than 2,000 mg/kg
Glucosamine not less than 200 mg/cup


Nutrient Analysis
Vitamins
Vitamin A 16,490 IU/KG
Vitamin D 1,410 IU/KG
Vitamin E 123.00 IU/KG
Thiamine (B1) 15.40 MG/KG
Riboflavin (B2) 11.60 MG/KG
Pantothenic Acid 37.00 MG/KG
Niacin 64.00 MG/KG
Pyridoxine 10.20 MG/KG
Folic Acid 2.00 MG/KG
Biotin 0.08 MG/KG
Vitamin B12 0.13 MG/KG
Choline 2,990 MG/KG


Minerals
Calcium 1.40 %
Phosphorus 1.00 %
Potassium 0.54 %
Sodium 0.27 %
Chloride 0.59 %
Magnesium 0.10 %
Iron 154.00 MG/KG
Copper 12.00 MG/KG
Manganese scle 16.00 MG/KG
Zinc 188.00 MG/KG
Iodine 6.50 MG/KG
Selenium 0.26 MG/KG


Amino Acid/Fatty Acids
Arginine 1.50 %
Lysine 1.30 %
Methionine & Cystine 0.84 %
Tryptophan 0.22 %
Histidine 0.33 %
Leucine 1.60 %
Isoleucine 0.89 %
Phenylalanine & Tyrosine 0.98 %
Threonine 0.75 %
Valine 1.20 %
Omega 6 2.20 %
Omega 3 0.50 %



Editors

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Fri November 4, 2005 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: This food uses naturally occurring preservatives.
Cons: Lack of quality meat ingredients is the main reason for the low assessment given to this food.

There is only one named meat source in the top five ingredients (and in the food overall), and the primary ingredient is a grain (rice). Chicken fat is high on the ingredient list (4th), a factor which research at Purdue University has shown to increase the risk of bloat in large breed dogs. Dried egg product is the 6th ingredient, but we would prefer to see the use of whole eggs.


This food uses naturally occurring preservatives.


Lack of quality meat ingredients is the main reason for the low assessment given to this food.


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