BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Senior Dogs

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BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Senior Dogs Review


As with all dog food recipes the first thing we are going to look at are the first five ingredients. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of the dog food. When looking at the first five ingredients you want to make sure there is plenty of meat and grains are minimal.



BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Senior Dogs First Five Ingredients:

  1. Deboned Chicken
  2. Whole Ground Brown Rice
  3. Oatmeal
  4. Whole Ground Barley
  5. Chicken Meal
Deboned Chicken is the first ingredient in this recipe. This ingredient is inclusive of its water content. Meaning that once the water is removed and this ingredients becomes a dried ingredient it will weigh significantly less, thus making it fall further in the ingredients list.

The second, third, and fourth ingredients are all grains. All of these ingredients are of decent quality.

Chicken Meal is the fifth ingredient and is a named meat ingredient. A dog’s diet needs to based on the fact that dogs need meat and protein that derives from meat.



BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Senior Dogs First Full Ingredients:


Deboned Chicken, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Whole Ground Barley, Chicken Meal, Rye, Rice Bran, Tomato Pomace (natural source of Lycopene), Whole Potatoes, Natural Chicken Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols), Whole Carrots, Whole Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Flaxseed, Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Alfalfa Meal, Dried Kelp, Taurine, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Yucca Shidigera Extract, Green Tea Extract, Turmeric, Garlic, Sunflower Oil (natural source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Herring Oil (natural source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Dried Chicory Root, Black Malted Barley, Oil of Rosemary, Beta Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Iron), Zinc Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Zinc), Manganese Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Manganese), Copper Amino Acid Complex (source of Chelated Copper), Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Salt, Calcium Iodate, Choline Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus subtilis, Enterococcus faecium.



BLUE Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food for Senior Dogs Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein18.0% min
Crude Fat8.0% min
Crude Fiber5.0% max
Moisture10.0% max
L-Carnitine*100 mg/kg min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids*0.20% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids*2.75% min
Glucosamine*400 mg/kg min
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.