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Description: Calorific content:
410 cal/cup

Lamb | Lamb Meal | Ocean Fish Meal | Brown Rice | Millet | Cracked Pearled Barley | Canola Oil | Tomato Pomace | Rice Bran | Flaxseed | Natural Flavor | Salmon Oil (source of DHA) | Choline Chloride | Taurine | Dried Chicory Root | Amaranth | Parsley Flakes | Spearmint | Almond Oil | Sesame Oil | Yucca Schidigera Extract | Kelp | Thyme | Blueberries | Cranberries | Apples | Lentils | Quinoa | 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 Panthothenate | Manganese Sulfate | Sodium Selenite | Pyridoxine Hydrochloride | Vitamin B12 Supplement | Riboflavin Supplement | Vitamin D Supplement | Folic Acid |

Guaranteed Analysis:
Protein, Min 28%
Fat, Min 14%
Fiber, Max 4%
Moisture, Max 10%


Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Mon August 14, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

Pros: First two ingredients are named meat products, uses good quality ingredients throughout.

The first two ingredients are named meat products. The first is lamb 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). Note that this is an example of the practice of “splitting” (see note on main page), but since it is followed by the meal form, in this case serves to increase our level of confidence in the amount of meat product in the food since the split ingredients still rank ahead of the first grain by weight. There is a further meat meal ingredient (fish) 4th on the ingredient list, but this is too far down to make up a substantial portion of the food.

We note that whilst the manufacturer has recently changed the fish products in its formulas, we are unable to locate a guarantee on their website that the ingredients are free of ethoxyquin. Ethoxyquin is a chemical preservative commonly added to fish products and which is banned or heavily regulated in human food production due to the belief that it is carcinogenic.

The primary grains in the food are millet, rice and barley. Millet is a good quality grain, easily digested and non-allergenic. Rice is also a good quality grain and source of carbohydrates, protein and fibre. Barley is a further good quality grains, but rice bran is a grain fragment and filler. Canola oil is a good source of linoleic acid.

Note that this manufacturer states the use of Ethoxyquin-free ingredients only.

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