Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|33% (min)||14% (min)||4% (max)||10% (max)||31% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||415 (per cup)|
|Vitamin A||21 000 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E||410 IU/kg|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||0.4%|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||2.3%|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||2.5%|
First 5 Ingredients:
- Chicken meal
- Steel-cut oats
- Deboned chicken
- Whole potato
Chicken meal is rendered parts from grinding carcasses and/or remains after the main meat is removed. There are pros and cons to meal. Its advantage is it provides lots of protein with the essential amino acids that a dog needs for a relatively lower cost and contains low moisture content relative to straight forward named meat ingredients. However, it goes through an extensive heating and processing to ensure it is safe to eat. Not much flavor is preserved and other nutrients are wiped out.
Oats are a cereal grain that is high in carbohydrates and a good portion of this is comprised of dietary fiber. It also offers protein too amongst other nutrients.
Chicken is a good source of protein with all the essential amino acids for dogs, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.
Potatoes are a starchy food, thus it does contributes carbohydrates. Notably it offers a good source of fiber, vitamin C B6, and potassium.
Peas are a good source of fiber, protein, and other nutrients too, but note that it does contribute carbohydrates from its starch.
Other Ingredients to be Aware of
chicken meal, steel-cut oats, deboned chicken, whole potato, peas, chicken liver, whole egg, deboned flounder, chicken fat, sun-cured alfalfa, herring oil, pea fiber, whole apples, whole pears, sweet potato, pumpkin, butternut squash, parsnips, carrots, spinach, cranberries, blueberries, kelp, chicory root, juniper berries, angelica root, marigold flowers, sweet fennel, peppermint leaf, lavender.
Vitamin A supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, niacin, riboflavin, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, selenium yeast, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product.
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Champion Pet Food LP
Location(s): Morinville, Alberta Canada
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture or parent from 2013.
*Recall information from FDA website.
This and other reviews on this website express the author’s opinions and analyses. All content in this review and website, may contain errors, lack completeness, may not present all the different views about certain topics, and/or maybe outdated. All content throughout this website is entirely to be used at your own risk, and we are not held to any liability for display or its use.
This is not a paid review; no money or gifts from pet food companies were accepted to write or influence any of our reviews.
Visit our Disclaimer & Disclosure page for further details.