- First Ingredient is Deboned chicken for protein.
- Vitamin A and Calcium Bones and teeth.
- Oatmeal and Barley which provides highly complex carbohydrates for energy and fiber, help to digest.
- Natural sources of glucosamine & chondroitin for joint health
- Omega-6s & Vitamin E for healthy skin & coat.
- No By-Products of meat/Poultry.
- Not recommended for Puppies, Large breed puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs.
Wellness Pet Company
Wellness Pet Company is a pet food company that consists of Wellness Natural Pet Food, Old Mother Hubbard by Wellness, Whimzees by Wellness, Sojos, Eagle Pack and Holistic Select purchased by Clearlake Capital Group. Wellness Pet Company is headquartered outside of Boston, in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, as well as in Boston proper.
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06 Wellness Complete Health Deboned Chicken & Oatmeal for Adult Dry Dog food Recipe
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Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Peas, Ground Brown Rice, Chicken Fat, Tomato Pomace, Ground Flaxseed, Tomatoes, Carrots, Natural Chicken Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Spinach, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Zinc Proteinate, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Blueberries, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Chicory Root Extract, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Garlic Powder, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.
The main ingredients in Blue Buffalo life protection Beef and Brown rice formula are given below:
Chicken and chicken meal: Is the main source in this formula which is highly rich in protein. Protein helps to grow animals muscles and maintain energy.
Brown Rice and Barley: is the second most important ingredient which provides highly complex carbohydrates for energy and fiber and help to digest.
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.
Peas: are packed full of vitamins like A, K and C , minerals such as iron, manganese and phosphorus. They also benefit from being rich in protein and high in fibre
Chickens Fats: Chicken 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.
Dried Beet Pulp: Sugar is removed from beet, so the remaining ingredient remain is fiber which improve stool quality of Dogs.
1.Flaxseed: Flaxseed is filled with Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. These fatty acids help keep your dog’s coat shiny and skin healthy. Flaxseed also contains alpha-linolenic acid, which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties – which can give your dog’s immune system a boost. If the dog consumes too many, it may experience diarrhea.
Zinc Amino Acid Chelate 2.Zinc Sulfate: is a supplement to zinc, which helps maintain healthy skin, hair, eyesight, taste and overall growth and development.Packed with the protein, vitamins, fiber and potassium that pets need, peas support a pet’s GI health.
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).
L-carnitine: is an essential amino acid that helps turn fat into useable energy in your dog’s body and is necessary for optimal heart, brain, and muscle function
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 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.
Wellness Natural Pet Food Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal
Nutritionist Review/ Analysis
Chart with and without Moisture
Wellness health Formula Adult Deboned & Oatmeal recipe Dry Dog Food has 10% 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 24%, Fat 12%, Fiber 4%.
The main ingredient is Protein which is present in Chicken, Chicken Meal which is not high in this product but in this product the concentration of carbs are very high and they focus more towards energy.
The fat to protein is 48% which is not good but overall protein percentage is very low.
Recommended Daily Feed
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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Overall it is good food and recommended to buy.
Our tools to rate the product for growth and strengthen the muscles of the pet that product lack behind
The overall protein levels is low (27%) but fat to protein ratio is 48% which is also low.
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