Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food

January 2, 2009  
Filed under Dog Food Reviews, Eukanuba

Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food

Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food is made and manufactured by Procter and Gamble Pet Care. Eukanuba Boxer Formula Dog Food is part of the Breed Specific group of Eukanuba dog foods. It is marketed towards the Boxer breed.

Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food Review

As with all dog food recipes the first thing we are going to look at are the first five ingredients. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of the dog food. When looking at the first five ingredients you want to make sure there is plenty of meat and grains are minimal.

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Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food First Five Ingredients:

  1. Brewers Rice
  2. Corn Grits
  3. Chicken By-Product
  4. Corn Meal
  5. Chicken Fat

Brewers Rice is the first ingredient and is considered to be a lower quality ingredient. This ingredient is also considered to be a by-product.

Corn Grits and Corn Meal are the second and fourth ingredients. Some believe that’s dog’s digestive systems have a hard time digesting this ingredient. Corn in excess has also been linked to many cases of dog allergies.

Chicken By-Products is the third ingredient. This ingredient is impossible to determine the actual quality of. The AAFCO definition of chicken by-product meal is “a meal consisting of the ground, rendered, clean parts of the carcass of slaughtered chicken, such as necks, feet, undeveloped eggs and intestines, exclusive of feathers, except in such amounts as might occur unavoidable in good processing practice.”

Chicken Fat is going to be the main source of fat. It’s safe to say that the ingredients before this ingredient are going to make up the majority of the dog food. This is a decent quality ingredient. You want to stay away from unidentified fat sources such as, “Animal Fat”

Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food First Full Ingredients:

Brewers Rice, Corn Grits, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Chicken, Fish Meal, Dried Beet Pulp (sugar removed), Natural Chicken Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Brewers Dried Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of Vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Flax Meal, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), DL-Methionine, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, Rosemary Extract..
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Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude Protein not less than 23.00 %
Crude Fat not less than 13.00 %
Crude Fiber not more than 5.00 %
Moisture not more than 10.00 %
Omega-6 Fatty Acids not less than 2.0 %*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids not less than 0.36 %*

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2 Responses to “Eukanuba Sensitive Stomach Dog Food”
  1. rannmiller says:

    For a “sensitive stomach” food this sure does have a lot of ingredients in it that will upset a dog’s stomach! Brewers rice is the left over garbage after all the “good” parts have been removed. Corn grits are non-digestible and often the culprit of allergies and upset stomachs. By-products can be good or bad depending on the source of them. Knowing Eukanuba, they’re probably bad, less digestible, and hard on the stomach as well. Then there’s beet pulp, another ingredient that causes all sorts of allergies, along with brewers yeast which does the same.

  2. glyn says:

    When all else fails, this can be a godsend for some. There is nothing wrong with the ingredients list for dogs. Corn is a good ingredient and so is beet pulp according to the newest findings. People should not criticize unless its been tried and in this case for a dog who may be having constant stomach problems on regular dog foods.

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