Dave's Healthy and Natural Adult Dog Food
Dave's Natural and Healthy Adult Dog Food
Daves Naturally Healthy Adult Dog Food is formulated to be the perfect healthy natural food (with added vitamins and minerals) for all kinds of dogs. Its made with easily digestible lamb raised without artificial hormones and lots of chicken meal. There are proper amounts of cheese, skim milk, peas and other nutrients that really make this food great. We even added Menhaden fish meal which is a phenomenal source of digestible protein, and also provides Omega 6 and 3 Fatty Acids.
Size: 18 pounds
- NO wheat, wheat gluten, corn, beef or soy
- 100% Natural - No Additives
- Made in the USA
Ingredients: Chicken meal, brown rice, oat groats, sorghum (milo), millet, potato flake, chicken fat, vitamin E, dried egg product, dried beet pulp, natural flavor, flax seed, salt, potassium chloride, dicalcium phosphate, d/l methionine, calcium carbonate, l-lysine, oligofructose, Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dehydrated kelp meal, vitamin E supplement, ascorbic acid, vegetable oil, biotin, niacin supplement, viatmin B12 supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, citric acid, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, potassium chloride, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, zinc oxide, copper sulfate, manganese sulfate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, calcium iodate
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The first ingredient in this dog food is chicken meal. Chicken meal is considered a meat concentrate and contains nearly 300% more protein than fresh chicken.
The second ingredient is brown rice, a complex carbohydrate that (once cooked) can be fairly easy to digest. However, aside from its natural energy content, rice is of only modest nutritional value to a dog.
The third ingredient includes oat groats, a whole grain, minimally processed form of oats. With the exception of their caloric content and the fact they’re also gluten free, oat groats can be considered average in nutritional value.
The fourth ingredient is sorghum. Sorghum (milo) is a starchy cereal grain with a nutrient profile similar to corn.
Since it is gluten-free and boasts a smoother blood sugar behavior than other grains, sorghum may be considered an acceptable non-meat ingredient.
The fifth ingredient is millet, a gluten-free grain harvested from certain seed grasses. Millet is hypoallergenic and naturally rich in B-vitamins and fiber as well as other essential minerals.
The sixth ingredient includes potato flakes, a dehydrated potato product usually made from by-products of a food processing plant. This item is equal to corn in calorie content yet with notably more protein.
The seventh ingredient is chicken fat. Chicken fat is obtained from rendering chicken, a process similar to making soup in which the fat itself is skimmed from the surface of the liquid.
Chicken fat is high in linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid essential for life. Although it doesn’t sound very appetizing, chicken fat is actually a quality ingredient.
After the vitamin E, we find dried egg product, a dehydrated form of shell-free eggs. Quality can vary significantly. Lower grade egg product can even come from commercial hatcheries — from eggs that have failed to hatch.
In any case, eggs are easy to digest and have an exceptionally high biological value.