Horizon Complete Large Breed Adult

This dog food is extremely grain heavy and the grains in this dog food are not the best quality grains. Even though there are 2 meat sources in this dog food, it contains mainly grain and very little meat. Because it is so grain heavy we do not recommend this unless you are able to add a lot of meat at every meal. Grain can cause allergies and other issues in some dogs. We prefer the Horizon Legacy dog food line.

Horizon Complete Large Breed Adult Ingredient Analysis

  1. Chicken mealhorizon complete large breed adult
  2. Whole grain barley
  3. Whole grain oats
  4. Chicken
  5. Whole grain rye

Chicken meal is a decent meat for a dog.

Whole grain barley is a medium grade grain.

Whole grain Oats appear to help keep blood cholesterol levels in check.

Chicken,  after processing this ingredient is going to move down the ingredient list.

Whole grain rye is a member of the wheat tribe and is a very low grade of grain.

Horizon Complete Large Breed Adult Ingredient List

Chicken meal, whole grain barley, whole grain oats, chicken, whole grain rye, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols, source of vitamin E,) pea fibre, flaxseed, egg product, salmon oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols, source of vitamin E), carrots, apples, alfalfa meal, calcium carbonate, broccoli, bok choy, cabbage, blueberries, l-lysine, choline, salt, dicalcium phosphate, fructooligosaccharides, dl-methionine, dried saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation extract, Yucca schidigera extract, dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, dried Aspergillus oryzae fermentation extract, pineapple, dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, dried Rhizopus oryzae fermentation extract, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium bifidum fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E, vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride thiamine mononitrate, d-calcium pantothenate, biotin, l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), ferrous sulphate, iron proteinate, zinc sulphate, zinc proteinate, manganous oxide, maganese proteinate, copper sulphate, copper proteinate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, magnesium oxide

Horizon Complete Large Breed Adult 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.

Guaranteed Analysis Crude Protein (min) 28.0 % Crude Fat (min) 12.0 % Ash (max) 7.4 % Crude Fibre (max) 3.0 % Moisture (max) 10.0 % Calcium (min) 1.1% Phosphorus (min) 0.9% Omega 3 (min)** 0.47 % Omega 6 (min)** 3.73 % Glucosamine* (min) 600 mg/kg Chondroitin Sulphate* (min) 400 mg/kg * Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

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Protein (minimum)……………….25.0 %
Fat (minimum)…………………….14.0 %
Moisture (maximum)…………….10.0 %
Fibre (maximum)……………………4.0 %
Ash (maximum) …………………….7.0 %
Calcium ……………………………..1.7 %
Phosphorous ………………………1.0 %
Calcium / Phosphorous ratio ….1.7: 1.0
KCal As Fed….540 (155grams/8oz cup

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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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