Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul – Large Breed Puppy

Even though there are 4 named meats in the first 5 ingredients of this dry dog food, there are also 7 ingredients that are either grain or otherwise before the first fat. This leads us to believe there is not as much meat in this product as you might think. It is a very good dog food made with a lot of high quality 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 – Large Breed Puppy Formula Ingredient Analysis

  1. Chicken
  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 – Large Breed Puppy Formula Ingredient List

Chicken, turkey, chicken meal, ocean fish meal, cracked pearled barley, whole grain brown rice, white rice, oatmeal, millet, potatoes, egg product, tomato pomace, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), duck, salmon, flaxseed, natural chicken flavor, salmon oil (source of DHA), 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, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin, vitamin D supplement, folic acid.

Chicken Soup Dog Lovers Soul – Large Breed Puppy 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 23.0% Minimum
Crude Fat 13.0% Minimum
Crude Fiber 4.0% 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
L-Carnitine * 30 mg/kg Minimum
Glucosamine Hydrochloride 1000 mg/kg Minimum
Chondroitin Sulfate 333 mg/kg Minimum

* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profile.

Calorie Content: 3,566 kcal/kg (334 kcal/cup) Calculated Metabolizable Energy.


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5 Responses to “Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul – Large Breed Puppy”
  1. Liz says:

    I wouldn’t feed my dog ANY dog food that wasn’t guaranteed ethoxyquin free.

  2. Greg says:

    It is ethoxyquin free.

    From their website: “Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul sources all protein meals (chicken meal, fish meal, etc) from vendors that do not use ethoxyquin. As always, only natural preservatives are used in our manufacturing process to preserve the foods.”

  3. Anna says:

    The protein and fat amount listed here is wrong.

  4. Anna says:

    Protein amount needs to say 27.

  5. Paul, Tucker & Summer says:

    Tucker (Siberian Husky) has just fallen in kibble love with Chicken Soup for the Pet lover’s Soul. Tucker is an athlete so top nutrition is super important so that’s why I love feeding him this food. We are adding to the pack next Friday and there already is a bag of Chicken Soup for The Large Breed Puppys Soul waiting for Summer (the Siberian Husky puppy, not the Season.) Processed with purified water, slow cooked, wholesome ingredients at under $1.15 a pound. Other great thing about this food that I like is it smells like homemade chicken soup and my dogs took right to it.

    Thank you Dog food Chat,

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