Nutro Large Breed Adult Dog Food. Chicken & Rice Formula Chunks in Gravy

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  • Nutro Large Breed Adult Dog Food. Chicken & Rice Formula Chunks in Gravy
  • Published on: February 4, 2015
  • Last modified: April 19, 2015
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Review Summary:

This recipe offers good meat protein with the multiple meat sources in the top five ingredients. Do note it drives up the calorie count by carb heavy ingredients, and even splits rice to mask it lower on the ingredient list.


  • Chelated / Proteinate minerals for better body absorption
  • Multiple good meat sources in top five ingredients
  • large-breed-bluecan

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    Nutritional Breakdown:

    Guaranteed Analysis

    Protein Fat Fiber Moisture Carbs
    8% (min) 5% (min) 1% (max) 80% (max) 4.2% (est.)

    Dry Matter Analysis

    Protein Fat Fiber Dry Matter Carbs
    40% (min) 25% (min) 5.0% (max) 20% (max) 21% (est.)

    *Estimated Carbs do not include fiber


    Calories 439 (per cup)

    Ingredients Analysis

    First 5 Ingredients:

    1. Chicken Broth
    2. Chicken
    3. Chicken Liver
    4. Turkey
    5. Beef Liver

    In the top five, the  ingredients are wholesome and straight forward that offer protein, flavor, and other nutrients.

    Other Ingredients to be Aware of

    Potato starch contains high amounts of calories and carbohydrate.

    Ground rice is a source of fiber. It does contain a high amount of carbohydrates.  Same goes for whole rice. Deceptively, they have  split the rice in the ingredient list to lower its ranking.

    All Ingredients

    Chicken Broth, Chicken (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Chicken Liver, Turkey, Beef Liver, Potato Starch, Wheat Gluten, Ground Rice, Egg Product, Whole Rice, Salt, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Guar Gum, Sodium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate,Natural Flavors, Potassium Chloride, Tricalcium Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Alginate, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Sodium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Choline Chloride, Zinc Oxide, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate,Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement

    Manufacture and Location

    Manufactured by: Nutro Products Inc (Owned by Mars Inc)
    Location(s): USA


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

    Date Brand Reason
    8/31/2014 Pedigree Foreign metal fragments
    8/26/2014 Pedigree Foreign metal fragments

    *Recall information from FDA website.


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