Overall, Purina Pro Plan Focus Adult 7+ Beef & Rice Entrée Morsels In Gravy is an above average dog food, earning 7 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.
Purina Pro Plan Focus Adult 7+ Beef & Rice Entrée Morsels 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), Purina Pro Plan Focus Adult 7+ Beef & Rice Entrée Morsels In Gravy does contain with its top ingredients beef which are considered quality protein sources. However, this product also lists meat by-products within its top ingredients. By-products are typically considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients.
Additionally, Purina Pro Plan Focus Adult 7+ Beef & Rice Entrée Morsels In Gravy also contains as top ingredients wheat gluten. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your dog's diet.
Allergen alert: This product contains beef, corn starch-modified, wheat gluten and meat by-products which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from beef, corn, wheat gluten or meat by-products food allergies.
Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Purina Pro Plan Focus Adult 7+ Beef & Rice Entrée Morsels In Gravy has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Purina Pro Plan Focus Adult 7+ Beef & Rice Entrée Morsels In Gravy has approximately 73 calories per 100g (21 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 May 7, 2017.
Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:
Water sufficient for processing, beef, poultry, wheat gluten, meat by-products, rice, corn starch-modified, added color, potassium chloride, tricalcium phosphate, salt, Vitamin E supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), choline chloride, calcium carbonate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, niacin, copper sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, manganese sulfate, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin A supplement, potassium iodide, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, biotin, and sodium selenite
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.
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