Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
*Values by Guaranteed Analysis
|25% (min)||20% (min)||1.1% (max)||47.8% (nitrogen-free extract)|
*Values by Dry Matter Basis
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||421 (per cup)|
|Vitamin E||748 IU/kg|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||NA|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||NA|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||3.38%|
*Values by Dry Matter Basis
First 5 Ingredients:
- Yellow Peas
- Pea Protein Concentrate
- Potato Starch
Salmon is a good start by offering protein and essential Omega-3 fatty acids, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content when added, which is roughly about 70% or more water.
Potatoes are a starchy food, thus it does contributes carbohydrates. Notably it is a good source for fiber, vitamin C B6, and potassium.
Yellow peas are a good source of fiber and protein, but note that it does contribute carbohydrates and do not offer all the essential amino acids required by a dog.
Pea protein is from processed peas with most of the starch removed. It is a good source of protein, with almost no carbohydrates. Also, there isn’t any dietary fiber either.
Potato starch contains high amounts of calories and carbohydrate.
Other Ingredients to be Aware of
Dried beet pulp is a source of fiber, but the saponins it contains may cause irritation in the gastrointestinal tract. If you choose a dog food with this ingredient, then keep a careful watch on your dog and consider discontinuing use if there are any signs of discomfort or irregularities.
Salmon, Potatoes, Yellow Peas, Pea Protein Concentrate, Potato Starch, Chicken Fat, Chicken Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Dried Beet Pulp, Flaxseed, Vegetable & fruit blend (Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Broccoli), L-Lysine, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors.
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. (subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive Company)
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture from 2013.
|06/02/2014||Hill’s Science Diet||Salmonella|
*Recall information from FDA website.
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