Even though we like this dog food we would like to see one of the pea ingredients replaced with a meat. This is a grain free product and we feel comfortable about recommending this product.
Nutrisource Grain Free Lamb Meal Formula Ingredient Analysis

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  2. Pea
  3. Pea starch
  4. Pea flour
  5. Salmon meal
Lamb meal is an excellent meat source for dogs.

Peas, Pea starch and pea flour contain vitamins A & C, folate and B1.

Salmon meal is a good meat source and is full of omegas, which are great for a dogs skin and
coat.



Nutrisource Grain Free Lamb Meal Formula Ingredient List

Lamb meal, peas, pea starch, pea flour, salmon meal (a source of fish oil), chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), potatoes, tomato pomace, natural flavors, sunflower oil, potassium chloride, brewers yeast, salt, salmon oil, minerals (zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, cobalt proteinate, selenium yeast), choline chloride, yeast culture (saccharomyces cerevisiae, enterococcus faecium, lactobacillus acidophilus, aspergillus niger, bacillus subtillis), taurine, vitamins (vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, niacin, d-calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement), glucosamine hydrochloride, tryptophan, ascorbic acid (vitamin   C), chondroitin sulfate, yucca schidigera extract, calcium iodate, rosemary extract.

Nutrisource Grain Free Lamb Meal 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.
USMetric
Crude Protein (Min.)28.0%280 g/kg
Crude Fat (Min.)18.0%180 g/kg
Crude Fiber (Max.)5.0%50 g/kg
Moisture (Max.)10.0%100 g/kg
Omega - 6 Fatty Acids (Min.)3.0%30 g/kg
*Omega - 3 Fatty Acids (Min.).2%2 g/kg
Glucosamine (Min.)550 ppm550 mg/kg
*Chondroitin (Min.)150 ppm150 mg/kg
*Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (Min.)80 mg/kg80 mg/kg
*Lactobacillus Acidophilus (Min.)50 million CFU/lb50 million CFU/lb
*Enterococcus Faecium (Min.)35 million CFU/lb35 million CFU/lb
*Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Min.)900 million cells/lb900 million cells/lb
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Calorie Content - Metabolizable Energy (calculated): 3,500 kcals per kg, 380 kcals per cup

Nutrisource Grain Free Lamb Meal Formula Feeding Guidelines

Feed 1/2 to 3/4 cup per 10# of body weight. Feed 60 to 90 grams per 5 kg of body weight
Weight (lbs./kg)Amount to Feed (cups/grams)
10 lbs. / 4.5 kg3/4 Cup / 90g
20 lbs. / 9 kg1 1/2 Cups / 180g
30 lbs. / 13.5 kg2 Cups / 240g
40 lbs. / 18.5 kg2 1/2 Cups / 300g
50 lbs. / 22.5 kg3 Cups / 360g
60 lbs. / 27 kg3 1/4 Cup / 380g
70 lbs. / 32 kg3 3/4 Cups / 440g
80 lbs. / 36 kg4 Cups / 475g
90 lbs. / 40 kg4 1/2 Cups / 530g
100 lbs. / 45 kg4 3/4 Cups / 560g
These guideline amounts are a starting point for adult dogs. Vary the amount fed to suit the age, activity level and temperament of your dog. Feed to maintain ideal body condition. Do not let your dog become overweight. These guideline amounts are for the total fed each day. Divide the amount fed by the number of feedings to get the amount per feeding.

One 8 oz measuring cup contains 3.8 ounces or 110 grams of NutriSource Grain Free dog food

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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