Overall, Nutro Large Breed Puppy Wet Dog Food Tender Lamb Recipe - Bites In Gravy is an average dog food, earning 6 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list.
When evaluating a dog food, the first five ingredients can tell you a lot about the quality of a product as they make up the bulk of the product. Ideally, you're looking for quality protein sources with a minimum of cheap starches, fillers or by-products. Continuing down the ingredient list, look for ingredients that resemble real food with a minimal number of unpronounceable chemicals - the same as you would for human food.
Nutro Large Breed Puppy Wet Dog Food Tender Lamb Recipe - Bites In Gravy includes the following:
Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.Although not the first product listed (which is the most plentiful), Nutro Large Breed Puppy Wet Dog Food Tender Lamb Recipe - Bites In Gravy does contain with its top ingredients lamb and lamb liver which are considered quality protein sources.
Additionally, Nutro Large Breed Puppy Wet Dog Food Tender Lamb Recipe - Bites In Gravy also contains as top ingredients ground rice and wheat gluten. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your dog's diet.
Please also be aware that this product contains guar gum, which is an additive that some experts claim may be a possible contributor to certain medical conditions in dogs.
Allergen alert: This product contains lamb, lamb liver, fish oil, wheat gluten and dried egg product which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from lamb, seafood, wheat gluten or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Nutro Large Breed Puppy Wet Dog Food Tender Lamb Recipe - Bites In Gravy has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Nutro Large Breed Puppy Wet Dog Food Tender Lamb Recipe - Bites In Gravy has approximately 94 calories per 100g (27 calories/ounce), which is compared to the average of the other wet dog foods in the DogFoodDB.
All the product information on this page is based on data collected from the manufacturer's product website as retrieved on April 23, 2017.
Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:
Water Sufficient for Processing, Lamb, Lamb Liver, Ground Rice, Wheat Gluten, Dried Egg Product, Whole Rice, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Salt, Oat Fiber, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Natural Flavors, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Tricalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Alginate, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Sodium Ascorbate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Zinc Oxide, Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2).
Nutritional information as published by the dog food manufacturer.*
The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.
*Note that some nutritional percentages reported are only estimated values, and are indicated as such as (est). Each dog food manufacturer is required by law to publish a Guaranteed Analysis, which defines each product's maximum values of fiber, moisture and ash in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Exact nutritional percentages are not available and hence all calculated values (including carbohydrate percentages and calorie amounts) are determined using these minimum and maximum published values and therefore may differ from actual values.