Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice

    • Salmon is the first ingredient 
    • It contain Potassium Chloride to support nerve and muscle functions.  
    • Natural prebiotic fiber help to digest and healthy immune system.
    • It contains Omega -3 and Omega-6 fatty acids and vitamin A which helps to give healthy skin & soft ,, shiny coat.
    • Protein-to-fat ratio is optimized to maintain an ideal body condition 
    • Antioxidants for a healthy immune system 
    • No artificial colors or flavors
  • Not recommended for Puppies

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Nestlé Purina Petcare is an American subsidiary of Nestlé, based in St. Louis, Missouri. It produces and markets pet food, treats and cat litter. Some of its pet food brands include Purina Pro Plan, Purina Dog Chow, Friskies, Beneful and Purina One. The company was formed in 2001 by combining Nestlé’s Friskies Petcare Company with Ralston Purina. As of 2012, it is the second-largest pet food company globally and the largest in the United States.

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Ingredient Review

Salmon, Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Poultry By-Product Meal, Soybean Meal, Beef Fat, Corn Gluten Meal, Barley, Oat Meal, Egg Product (Dried), Fish Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavors, Glycerin, Wheat Bran, Calcium Carbonate, Soybean Oil, Salt, Mono And Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride.


Zinc Protonate, Manganese Protonate Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Protonate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite.


Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B-3), Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B-2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Folic Acid (Vitamin B-9), Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin (Vitamin B-7,) Choline Chloride, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Vitamin C), Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Product, Garlic Oil.  

The main ingredients in Purina Pro Plan Complete Essentials are given below:

Salmon and Poultry By-Product Meal: Salmon is rich in omega-03 fatty acid whereas Poultry By-product meal is made of Turkey / Chicken to lower the fat in it. These above sources( Salmon & Poultry By-Product Meal) are rich in protein which help the pets to strengthen and maintain muscles.

Rice and Barley: is the second most important ingredient which provides highly complex carbohydrates for energy and fiber and help to digest. 

Whole Grain Wheat: is a natural source of carbohydrates that helps make your pet’s food more digestible.

Soybean Meal: It is also very rich source of vegetable Protein and used for strength strengthen muscles and texture of food.

Oatmeal: contains vitamin B, which helps maintain a healthy coat, and linoleic acid, which is a type of omega-6 fatty acid that helps to keep a dog’s skin strong and healthy.

Beef Fats:  Beef fat provides a balanced, high quality fat source to provide your dog or cat with energy, help their organs function properly, and support a healthy skin and coat and immune system.

Egg Product(Dried): Yolk and egg white is used which is rich in Protein, amino acids and glucosamine. Glucosamine help to strengthen joints 

Dried Beet Pulp: Sugar is removed from beet, so the remaining ingredient remain is fiber which improve stool quality of Dogs.

Glycerin: help to maintain moisture in food. 

Calcium Carbonate: is an essential mineral in your dog’s diet. It aids bone growth, teeth resilience, eyesight, and prevents clotting. If you do not feed your dog enough calcium, serious health repercussions can follow.
Potassium Chloride: help to support nerve and muscle functions.

Zinc Protonate: is a supplement to zinc, which helps maintain healthy skin, hair, eyesight, taste and overall growth and development. 

Copper Protonate: is the important mineral that helps immune system and iron absorption.

Calcium Iodate: Helpful for thyroid health.

1.Vitamin E Supplement: it is an essential ingredient in dog food. It is a fat-soluble antioxidant that supports dogs’ bodies in their ability to neutralize free radicals.

Garlic: is supporting ingredient in the formula. which contain compounds called disulfides and thiosulphates which can be toxic if ingested

L-Lysine: is an essential amino acid that helps your pet’s body produce antibodies, hormones, and enzymes that boost the immune system. It also helps with calcium absorption (for strong bones) and collagen production (for healthy skin).

Vitamin A: helps in pets vision, immune system, bone and muscle growth.

Riboflavin: Supports digestion; Many of the enzymes in your dog’s body require riboflavin to break down protein, carbohydrates and fat, and turn them into energy. Without riboflavin, your dog could not digest these. Riboflavin plays a key role in repairing and growth of DNA.

Vitamin B-1, B-12: help to metabolize Carbohydrate.

Vitamin D3 Supplement: enhances the absorption of calcium in the intestines, as well as enhances the retention and bone deposition of calcium and phosphorous.

Folic acid: is an essential vitamin for dogs.

Sodium Selenite: It may be toxic to blood, kidneys, liver, skin, central nervous system of your pet.

Purina Pro Plan Adult Complete Essentials Shredded Blend Salmon & Rice

Nutritionist Review/ Analysis

Chart with and without Moisture

Purina Pro Plan Formula Salmon and Rice Recipe Food for Adult Dogs has 12% of moisture in it. In order to get the exact level of nutrients present in it, we have to dry all the moisture after which we can compare its nutritional value with the other brands’ nutritional levels.

in this case, After drying moisture the current levels of nutrition’s as shown in the table are:


 protein 30%, Fat 18%, Fiber 3%.


The main ingredient is Protein which is present in Salmon, Poultry By Product Meal, Soybean Meal, Egg Product and dried yeast, still the ratio of protein is 30-73%, which is excellent protein level. 

Recommended Daily Feed


 Weight (Kgs)

Feeding Amount

 Feeding Amount (Grams)

3 – 12 lbs

1.4 – 5.4 kgs

1/3 to 3/4 cups

34 – 77 grams

13 – 20 lbs

5.9 – 9.1 kgs

1 to 1-1/4 cups

103 – 128 grams

21 – 35 lbs

9.5 – 15.9 kgs

1-1/3 to 1-3/4 cups

137 – 180 grams

36 – 50 lbs

16.3 – 22.7 kgs

1-3/4 to 2-1/3 cups

180 – 239 grams

51 – 75 lbs

23.1 – 34.0 kgs

2-1/2 to 3-1/4 cups

257 – 334 grams

76 – 100 lbs

34.5 – 45.4 kgs

3-1/4 to 3-3/4 cups

334 – 385 grams

Over 100 lbs

Over 45.4 kgs

3-3/4 cups plus 1/4 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs

385 g plus 26 g for each 4.5 kg of body weight over 45.4 kg

Switch To Other Brand

It will take 07 – 10 days to ease the transition from his current food to other food. Each day, simply feed a little less of the previous food and a little more other brand food ONE until you’re feeding exclusively. This gradual transition will help avoid dietary upsets.
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Highly Recommeded

Rating 4.8

Overall it highly recommended and its must buy product.  

Purina Pro Plan is high quality brand. It contain 30% protein and 18% fat which excellent in number. The fat to Protein ratio is 60% which is very good. It is must buy product.

This most Popular brand for the growth and strength building of your dog.