We do not like seeing animal digest in any dog food as it is difficult to tell what this ingredient actually is. We hope that the pea protein is not in this food solely to bring the protein level up. Menadione sodium bisulfite complex is an ingredient that needs to be removed from all dog foods. We consider this and average dog food and grain heavy.
Nature’s Recipe Healthy Skin & Coat Venison Meal & Rice Recipe Ingredient Analysis

  1. Venison http://dogfoodchat.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/natures-recipe-senior-lamb-meal-and-rice-recipe.png meal
  2. Ground rice
  3. Oatmeal
  4. Pearled barley
  5. Chicken fat
Venison meal is a very good meat for dogs.

Ground rice is a medium quality grain.

Oatmeal has been linked to help control heart disease.

Pearl barley is a low quality grain.

Chicken fat is a good fat for dogs and all dogs need a fat in their diet.



Nature’s Recipe Healthy Skin & Coat Venison Meal & Rice Recipe Ingredient List

Venison meal, ground rice, oatmeal, pearled barley, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), pea protein, animal digest, potassium chloride, minerals (zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, iron proteinate, copper sulfate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), yeast culture, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), inositol, niacin supplement, vitamin A supplement, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, beta-carotene, riboflavin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement), choline chloride, yucca schidigera, rosemary extract.

Nature’s Recipe Healthy Skin & Coat Venison Meal & Rice Recipe 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 Protein22.0%
Crude Fat10.0%
Crude Fiber4.0%
Moisture10.0%
Iron200 mg/kg
Copper10 mg/kg
Zinc150 mg/kg
Selenium0.3 mg/kg
Vitamin E100 IU/kg
Omega 6 fatty acids*1.50%
Omega 3 fatty acids*0.07%
Beta-Carotene*4 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles.

Nature’s Recipe Healthy Skin & Coat Venison Meal & Rice Recipe Recommended Daily Feeding

Weight of DogAmount of Dry Food
5-10 lbs.3/4 - 1 1/4 Cups
10-20 lbs.1 1/4 - 2 Cups
20-50 lbs.2 - 3 3/4 Cups
50-90 lbs.3 3/4 - 6 Cups
Over 100 lbs.Add 1/2 can for every 10 lbs.
Note: Add 3/8 cup for each 10 lbs. of body weight over 100 lbs.

**Measurements are based on a standard 8-oz. cup.

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