Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Dog Formula

This is a high quality dog food with a lot of meat. But with 5 ingredients before the 1st fat that are grain, there isn’t as much meat as you might believe. This is a high grade dog food that uses good ingredients. We could find nothing on their website about the use of ethoxyquin in the fish meal, by their suppliers.

Chicken Soup Dog Lovers Soul – Adult Dog Formula Ingredient Analysis

  1. ChickenChicken Soup For the Dog Lovers Soul Adult Formula
  2. Turkey
  3. Chicken meal
  4. Ocean fish meal
  5. Cracked pearled barley

Chicken is a good meat for dogs.

Turkey is a good meat for dogs.

Chicken meal is a good meat for dogs.

Ocean fish meal is a good meat for dogs.

Cracked pearled barley is a medium grade grain.

Chicken Soup Dog Lovers Soul – Adult Dog Formula Ingredient List

Chicken, turkey, chicken meal, ocean fish meal, cracked pearled barley, whole grain brown rice, oatmeal, millet, white rice, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), potatoes, egg product, tomato pomace, duck, salmon, flaxseed, natural chicken flavor, potassium chloride, salt, choline chloride, dried chicory root, kelp, carrots, peas, apples, tomatoes, blueberries, spinach, dried skim milk, cranberry powder, rosemary extract, parsley flake, yucca schidigera extract, L-Carnitine, dried fermentation products of Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei and Lactobacillus plantarum, dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, vitamin E supplement, iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, thiamine mononitrate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, niacin, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin, vitamin D supplement, folic acid.

Chicken Soup Dog Lovers Soul – Adult Dog 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 24.0% Minimum
Crude Fat 14.0% Minimum
Crude Fiber 3.0% Maximum
Moisture 10.0% Maximum
Zinc 150 mg/kg Minimum
Selenium 0.4 mg/kg Minimum
Vitamin E 150 IU/kg Minimum
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 2.2% Minimum
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 0.4% Minimum

Calorie Content: 3,593 kcal/kg (336 kcal/cup) Calculated Metabolizable Energy.


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10 Responses to “Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Dog Formula”
  1. Angela says:

    As far as ingredients go this food looks good but I have 8 dogs and it made most of them very gassy.

  2. elissa says:

    We have a three year old english bulldog. She has yeasty wrinkles and tailpocket chronicly. She is also very gassy and has anxiety as to typical with this breed. We currently have her on a blue seal pork and barley she seems to be ok even keel with symptoms. Its the low end food as I have researched. We cannot afford anything above $40 a 30 lb bag. However do all of u that post have any qualifications ie veterinarians or is this based on research and opinion based on trial and error. Thanks for any suggestions

  3. Jess says:

    I really don’t know much about bulldogs and I think Merrick has a line out that isn’t to spendy. Taste of the Wild is a super good brand, but I think it is about 45 bucks a bag and Costco’s Kirkland brand is a pretty hard deal to beat.

  4. Shane says:

    My dog used to love this food. Then they changed the formula (Spring 2010). She doesn’t like it so much anymore. It’s still a quality dog food, but for the price, I may as well buy something she likes.

  5. Tom Gotsill says:

    My dog eats dirt/mud and I’m concerned that this food does not contain sufficient minerals. Any comments that can help?

  6. Jess says:

    Could be. Go get some supplements at a good pet store, ask them. Try it out. Or better yet, take him to the vet!!!

  7. Connie Goff says:

    Ok….my 10 month old Weim is still scratching,and gassy not as bad as was with Natural Balance Ultra. Same with my 3 yr old Chihuahua. Need a food that has very little to 0 grains…. thinking of Orijen or should I stick with this and add something to it?

  8. jack says:

    A poster above referred to Blue Seal Pork and Barley as “low-end”. It certainly is not

    Very high quality, simple, digestible formula. It is less money because Blue Seal does not spend money on marketing or advertising and it does not contain useless ingredients like many other foods.

    This food is a smart money food. Been around for a long time.

  9. peachy says:

    yes i agree this food is making my dogs definetely gassy.. oo my gosh..i have two dogs peachy and peanut, 2 years 60 pounds sweet pit bull mix.. i started the food believing it is really good because was not pricey and ingredients looks good, first 4 items are animal proteins, no salt, no garlic, no sugar,bunch of usefull fruit, vegitable but i think i missed one thing that there are a lot of carbs (millet, barley etc,,) and there is skim dry milk factor, i think excessive carbs or this dry skim milk is causing the gas problem.. you guys have any suggestion whick food i can get for my 60 pound sweet pit bull mix 2 year old relatively active dogs? welness core or taste of wild (another diamond product like chicken soup, i am concerned a little bit) or nature variety active?

  10. LovesBC says:

    I love this dog food. My dog gets gas off of the “grain free” kind of dog food, due to all the potatoes in “grain free” food. Basically, potatoes and oats/barley are about the same nutritionally anyway,
    but tons of potatoes give my dog gas,
    so i had to switch to this Chicken Soup dog food which has less potatoes.

    This is a great dog food, imo,
    and my rescue Border Collie went from life-threateningly malnourished, to muscle-y lively, healthy BC. with a glorious coat.

    This dog food lists four (4) meats on top (HARD TO FIND)
    and two of these are already in “meal” form (great!)
    NO corn,
    NO byproducts
    NO toxic preservatives
    NO brewer’s rice (like peanut shells)
    NO cellulose (cardboard)
    NO fillers
    NO animal digest (which is actual feces)
    NO horrible ingredients,
    and it does have probiotics, omegas, plenty of meats, etc.
    It’s made in america, too.

    FOR THE PRICE———————— at about a dollar a pound,
    this dog food is hard to beat,
    especially if you have a dog like mine who can NOT digest all those tons and tons of potatoes in the “grain free” kind of dog food.

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