Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations Review

Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies

Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies

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Review of Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations
Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies

This product is manufactured by Canidae Pet Food.

According to our data, this Canidae recipe provides complete & balanced nutrition for growing puppies. In other words, this formula is AAFCO approved.

Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growing puppies.

Ingredient Review

We'll begin this review of Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies with a detailed discussion of the ingredients.

The first ingredient is chicken, which is an excellent source of protein and fat.

The second ingredient is chicken broth. Chicken broth provides both flavor and moisture; however, as with other broths, chicken broth does not provide any notable nutritional contribution.

The third ingredient is chicken liver. Chicken liver is an excellent organ meat which provides high quality protein and fat. In addition, chicken liver provides many essential vitamins and minerals.

The fourth ingredient is pea. Peas are starchy members of the legume family. Other than carbohydrates, peas are notably high in plant based protein and various vitamins and minerals.

The fifth ingredient is sweet potato. Sweet potatoes are a common gluten free carbohydrate source in pet food. In addition to its fiber content, sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta carotene, an important antioxidant which serves as a precursor to vitamin A.

Because ingredients are listed in order of pre-cooked weight, the remaining ingredients in Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies are not as important as the first five ingredients.

However, collectively they still have a significant impact on the overall quality of the product. Therefore, we'll continue discussing the remaining ingredients in this Canidae recipe.

Next we have sun-cured alfalfa meal. Sun-cured alfalfa meal is produced from the alfalfa flowering plant. it's rich in plant based protein, dietary fiber, and various vitamins and minerals.

The next ingredient is salmon oil. Salmon oil is an outstanding source of omega-3 fatty acids, an important part of a dog diet.

Then we have tricalcium phosphate. Tricalcium phosphate is typically used for its mineral contents. However, it can also be used to evenly disperse fat in wet food products.

Moving on, we have cassia gum. Cassia gum is made from the endosperm of a legume called senna obtusifolia. It's commonly used as a thickener and gelling agent in pet food.

Moving on with this review, we have carrageenan. Carrageenan is a substance extracted from edible seaweeds. Carrageenan is typically used for its thickening and emulsifying properties.

The next ingredient in this review is calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate is a naturally occurring mineral supplement. Although it's often used as a dietary calcium supplement, it can also be used as a preservative or color retainer.

Our next ingredient is guar gum. Guar gum (or guaran) is obtained from guar beans which have been dehusked, milled and screened. It's commonly used in wet food products as a thickening agent and provides a notable amount of dietary fiber.

choline chloride is the next ingredient in this recipe. Choline chloride is member of the B-vitamin complex (vitamin B4).

Next on the list is potassium chloride. Potassium chloride is a potassium supplement.

The remaining ingredients in this Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations recipe are unlikely to affect the overall rating of the product.

Our analysis of the ingredients show that this product derives most of its protein from animal based sources. This is an excellent property because meat based protein contains all of the necessary amino acids required by dogs. In our option, this is one of the most important properties to judge when reviewing pet food, therefore we believe this is an exceptional product in this regard.

Final Thoughts

In summary, we recognize that this product does not contain any artificial colors, artificial preservatives, or anonymous meat ingredients.

The official PawDiet rating for Canidae Grain Free Pure Foundations Chicken Formula Simmered In Chicken Broth For Puppies is 4.0 out of 5.