Quick Nutritional Breakdown:
|26% (min)||6.5% (min)||9% (max)||10% (max)||39.5% (Est.)|
Detailed Nutritional Facts:
|Calories||330 (per cup)|
|Vitamin C||50 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E||250 IU/kg|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid)||0.1%|
|Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid)||NA|
|Omega-6 fatty acid||1%|
First 5 Ingredients:
- Pollock Meal
- Pea Fiber
- Pearled Barley
Pollock is fish meat, while Pollock fish meal is processed fish parts and bones that are grounded down. Both provides excellent protein and Omega-3 fatty acids.
Pea fiber comes from processed peas where the fiber is extracted from the rest of the pea. This strips out the protein, nutrients, and other carbohydrates.
Oatmeal is ground oat groats, which are high in carbohydrates, and offer protein and fiber too.
Pearl barley is a cereal grain with its hull and bran removed. Despite losing the bran, which is rich in nutrients and fiber, it still provides a good source of fiber from the inner kernel and contains eight out of the ten essential amino acids for dogs. Do note, it is rich in carbohydrates.
Other Ingredients to be Aware of
Brown rice is good source of fiber and contains more nutrients than white rice. It does contain a high amount of carbohydrates.
Peas are a good source of fiber, protein, and other nutrients too, but note that it does contribute carbohydrates from its starch.
Tapioca or Tapioca starch (also known as tapioca flour) is high in carbohydrates and calories. Beyond this, it does not offer much nutrients, fiber, or protein. This ingredient is a poor choice for average dog’s diet.
Pollock, Pollock Meal, Pea Fiber, Oatmeal, Pearled Barley, Turkey Meal, Peas, Brown Rice, Tapioca, Dried Eggs, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavors, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Salmon Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Carrots, Pumpkin, Parsley, Apples, Cranberries, Blueberries, Lettuce, Celery, Beets, Watercress, Spinach, Dried Chicory Root, Broccoli, Spearmint, Almond Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Sesame Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Kelp, Thyme, Lentils, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Rosemary Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product.
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Crosswind Pet Foods or Diamond Pet Foods
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture or parent from 2013.
*Recall information from FDA website.
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