We are a little confused as to why tomato pomace is so high on the ingredient list - with organic pumpkin in the ingredients, we feel it would resolve any stool issues. We do recommend this dog food , but we feel tomato pomace in this particular dog food is acting as a filler. We see no nasty ingredients and believe this is a quality dog food.
Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Less Active Canine Formula Ingredient Analysis

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  2. Chicken meal
  3. Organic brown rice
  4. Organic millet
  5. Organic peas
Organic chicken and chicken meal are an excellent meat sources for dogs.

Organic brown rice is a top of the line grain and contains vitamins B3, B1, along with manganese and phosphorus. Some studies believe it helps to contain heart disease.

Organic Millet contains high amounts of fiber, B-complex vitamins including niacin, thiamin, and riboflavin, the essential amino acid methionine, lecithin, and some vitamin E. It also contains iron, magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium.

Organic peas are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, thiamine (B1), iron and phosphorus.



Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Less Active Canine Formula Ingredient List

Organic Chicken, Chicken Meal, Organic Brown Rice, Organic Millet, Organic Peas, Organic Oats, Tomato Pomace, Salmon Meal, Chicken Fat Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols (a natural source of Vitamin E), Natural Chicken Flavor, Organic Apples,Organic Carrots, Organic Broccoli, Organic Pumpkin, Organic Pears, Dried Egg Product, Organic Flaxseed, Organic Quinoa, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate,Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite,Calcium Iodate ), Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Organic Dried Blackberries, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement,L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, L-Carnitine, Yeast Culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis,Fermentation Solubles, Rosemary Extract.

Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Less Active Canine Formula Guaranteed Analysis

Guaranteed Analysis describes the nutrient content required by AAFCO labeling standards to be identified on every product package. Since these are guarantees, pet food manufacturers work to formulate diets that meet or exceed the minimum requirements.

Crude Protein (min) 21.50%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min)* 1.75%
Crude Fat (min) 10.00%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min)* 0.35%
Crude Fiber (max) 5.50%
Glucosamine Hydrochloride (min)* 150 mg/kg
Moisture (max) 10.00%
Chondroitin Sulfate (min)* 75 mg/kg
Calcium (min) 0.80%
L-Carnitine (min)* 15 mg/kg
Phosphorus (min) 0.60%

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Less Active Canine Formula Feeding Guidelines

If your dog weighs: Feed Daily:
Less than 10 lbs.                     ½ cup
10 - 25 lbs.                                ¾ - 1½ cups
25 - 50 lbs.                               1½ - 2¼ cups
50 - 75 lbs.                               2¼ - 3 cups
75 - 100 lbs.                             3 - 3½ cups
100 - 150 lbs.*                        3½ - 4½ cups

The portions are based on a standard 8 oz. measuring cup.
*Add ½ cup per day for every 25 lbs. over 150 lbs.
Calorie Content ME (calculated): 3,365 kcal/kg, 371.4 kcal/cup

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Protein (minimum)……………….25.0 %
Fat (minimum)…………………….14.0 %
Moisture (maximum)…………….10.0 %
Fibre (maximum)…………………...4.0 %
Ash (maximum) …………………....7.0 %
Calcium ……………………………..1.7 %
Phosphorous ………………………1.0 %
Calcium / Phosphorous ratio ….1.7: 1.0
KCal As Fed....540 (155grams/8oz cup