Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|32% (min)||19% (min)||4% (max)||10% (max)||27% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||441 (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 fat, whole egg, deboned flounder, sun-cured alfalfa, chicken liver, 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.
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