Editor’s Taste Rating
First the texture is very smooth and fine. There is a slight liver taste, and beyond that the overall taste is mild strength. It doesn’t taste bad, but it doesn’t taste really good either.
|9.5% (min)||7% (min)||1% (max)||78% (max)||2.5% (est.)|
Dry Matter Analysis
|43% (min)||32% (min)||4.5% (max)||22% (max)||11% (est.)|
|Calories||521 (per lbs)|
First 5 Ingredients:
- Duck broth
- Dried egg whites
- Brown rice
Chicken and duck are good start and 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.
Duck broth is a tastier alternative to water.
Dried egg whites are an excellent source of protein that delivery a balanced an essential amino acid spread.
Brown rice is good source of fiber and contains more nutrients than white rice. It does contain a high amount of carbohydrates.
Other Ingredients to be Aware of.
Pea flour is a good source of fiber, protein, and other nutrients too, but note that it does contribute carbohydrates from its starch.
Lentils offers protein, but the amino acid profile is not balanced for dogs. Also, it is high in carbohydrates, but this includes dietary fiber too.
chicken, duck broth, duck, dried egg whites, brown rice, pea flour, tricalcium phosphate, lentils, cassia gum, carrageenan, potassium chloride, guar gum, salt, choline chloride, minerals (zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, calcium carbonate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, sodium selenite, calcium iodate), vitamins (vitamin e supplement, thiamine mononitrate, niacin supplement, calcium pantothenate, biotin, vitamin a supplement, riboflavin supplement, vitamin b12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin d3 supplement, folic acid).
Manufacture and Location
Manufactured by: Canidae (Ethos Pet Nutrition), Diamond Pet, Performance Pet, or Hampshire Pet
Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture, parent, or parent subsidiaries from 2013.
*Recall information from FDA website.
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