Freshpet Select Tender Chicken with Crisp Carrots & Leafy Spinach Dog Food Recipe

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  • Freshpet Select Tender Chicken with Crisp Carrots & Leafy Spinach Dog Food Recipe
  • Published on: November 13, 2015
  • Last modified: December 21, 2015
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Review Summary:

This recipe offers chicken and chicken liver meat at the top of the ingredient list that provides the protein with the essential amino acids a dog needs. Eggs also contribute protein and provide healthy Omega-3 fatty acid. There are carrots and spinach vegetables that provide other healthy nutrients. The added minerals are “Proteinate” to help the body to better absorb them with relative ease. Overall, this recipe offers a good wholesome ingredient mix and is a very good healthy candidate to consider.

Pros

  • Wholesome straight forward ingredients
  • Chelated / Proteinate minerals
  • Freshpet Select Tender Chicken with Crisp Carrots & Leafy Spinach Dog Food Recipe

     

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    Nutritional Breakdown:

    Guaranteed Analysis

    Protein Fat Fiber Moisture Carbs
    9% (min) 6% (min) 2% (max) 76% (max) 4.8% (est.)

    Dry Matter Analysis

    Protein Fat Fiber Dry Matter Carbs
    38% (min) 25% (min) 8% (max) 24% (max) 20% (est.)

    *Estimated Carbs do not include fiber

    Calories

    Calories 598 (per lbs)

    Ingredients Analysis

    First 5 Ingredients:

    1. Chicken
    2. Chicken Liver
    3. Ground Oats
    4. Carrots
    5. Eggs

    Chicken is a good start and source of protein that effectively covers each of the essential amino acids a dog needs, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.

    Chicken liver is rich in various nutrition especially Vitamin A, B12, and Iron. It is a good source of protein too.

    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.

    Carrots are a good source of vitamins and antioxidants. It’s well known for its high content in vitamin A and beta -carotene.

    Eggs are a good source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acid.

     

    Other Ingredients to be Aware of

     

    Rice bran is the outer layer of whole grain brown rice; it surrounds the endosperm. This part of the rice is rich in dietary fiber and carbohydrates.

    All Ingredients

    Chicken, Chicken Liver, Ground Oats, Carrots, Eggs, Rice Bran, Spinach, Natural Flavors, Salt, Vinegar, Beta-Carotene, Celery Powder.

    Vitamins:

    Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid.

    Minerals:

    Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate.

    Manufacture and Location

    Manufactured by: Freshpet
    Location(s): USA

    Recalls

    Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture from 2013.

    • None

    *Recall information from FDA website.

     


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