Authority Adult Chunk with Real Chicken

This dog food starts out with 2 good meat ingredients and goes straight to the bottom of the barrel with corn and corn gluten meal. Corn cannot be digested by many dogs and this is not the type of corn you see in the grocery store. Dried Beet Pulp & Canola Oil are controversial ingredients.

Authority Adult Chunk with Real Chicken Formula Ingredient Analysis

  1. Chicken
  2. Chicken meal
  3. Brown rice
  4. Corn
  5. Oat groats
  6. Corn Gluten meal

Chicken is a very good meat ingredient.

Chicken meal is a good meat ingredient.

Brown rice is a good grain.

Corn cannot be digested by many dogs and may causes allergies in dogs

Oat groats contain the entire oat.

Corn gluten meal is the lowest grade of corn and even contains a great deal of the cob.

Authority Adult Chunk with Real Chicken Formula Ingredient List

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Corn, Oat Groats, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Canola Oil, Dried Egg Product, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamin and Mineral Supplements( Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Ascorbic Acid), Copper Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Niacin, D Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin, Calcium Iodate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamin Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement).

Authority Adult Chunk with Real Chicken Formula Guaranteed Analysis

Guaranteed Analysis describes the nutrient content required by AAFCO labeling standards to be identified on every product package. Since these are guarantees, pet food manufacturers work to formulate diets that meet or exceed the minimum requirements.

Crude Protein not less than……. 26.0%
Crude Fat not less than…….. 14.0%
Crude Fiber not more than……. 4.0%
Moisture not more than…… 10.0%
Calcium not less than….. 1.1%
Phosphorus not less than…..1.0%
Zinc not less than…..175mg/kg Selenium not less than …
Vitamin A not less than …..15,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E not less than….. 225 IU/kg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids not less than….. 3.0%*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids not less than… 0.25%*
Vitamin C not less than….. 20 mg/kg*

Authority Adult Chunk with Real Chicken Formula Feeding Guidelines

Dog’s Size Dog’s Weight Feeding Amount
Toy 3-12 lbs 1/2 cup – 1 1/2 cups
Small 13-20 lbs 1 1/2 cups – 2 cups
Medium 21-50 lbs 2 cups – 3 1/2 cups
Large 51-90 lbs 3 1/2 cups – 5 1/4 cups
Extra-Large 90+ lbs 5 1/4 cups +1/4 cup (for every 10 lbs. over 90 lbs.)


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Should you have a concern regarding the diet of your dog, you should contact your veterinarian. All information on this site is the opinion of the author, and is presented solely for informational purposes and should not, at any time, be considered a substitute for seeking or receiving professional veterinary care for your dog(s).
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