Simple as it sounds, but then again no...
I had Bear on this food... All my comments and questions are in Blue for easy answering.
Natural Premium Dog Food Products | Ultra Pet Food
AME Kcal/Kg 2882 Composition Vitamins (min) iu/kg of dog biscuit
Protein (min)% 20.0 Vitamin A 8000 Fat (min)% 10.0 Vitamin D 800 Linoleic Acid (min)% 1.0 Vitamin E 80 Fibre (max)% 4.0 Moisture (max)% 10.0
Minerals Vitamins (min) mg/kg of dog biscuit
Calcium Phosophorus ratio 1.4:1 Vitamin K 1.5 Sodium (min)% 0.3 Vitamin C 50 Chloride (min)% 0.45 Vitamin B1 3 Potassium (min)% 0.6 Vitamin B2 6 Magnesium 0.2 Vitamin B6 3 Vitamin B12 0.03
Minerals (min) mg/kg of dog biscuit
Iron 100 Niacin 20 Copper 8 Pantothenic Acid 10 Manganese 80 Folic Acid 0.5 Zinc 125 Biotin 0.15 Cobalt 2 Choline 1200 Iodine 1.5 Selenium 0.2 100% WHEAT GLUTEN FREE 100% CHICKEN FREE Amino Acids MG per/kg 100% GE FREE
Taurine 500 100% FREE of Artificial Flavours, Colours or Preservatives
Beef Meal (grass fed), ground corn, brown rice, blood meal, fishmeal (natural source of glucosamine), flax seed meal, tallow (preserved with Vit C & E as natural tocopherols, rosemary & citric acid), fish oil for the correct balance of Omega 3 & Omega 6), agrimoss (natural prebiotic), salt, kelp (a natural source of chelated minerals), oregano, rosemary (a powerful antioxidant & beneficial for cardiac/vascular health), garlic, yucca schidigera, added vitamins and chelated minerals.
Feeding Guide: 1 - 1.5
cups (100-150gms) per 10kg of dog weight per day.
And he chomped his way through three bags of it, 60 kilos. Then over two weeks went right off it and slowed down, then flatly refused to eat it. He loved the dog food my Lab was eating to the point of trying steal it right from the bag.
Beef with Vegetables Biscuits / Biscuits / Products / Nutri+Plus
Cereal (wheat), meat by-products derived from beef and/or lamb and/or chicken, animal fat, beef meat, vegetables (peas, carrots), salt, vitamins, minerals, vegetable oil, emulsifier, molasses, flaxseed oil and inulin
Parameter Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 20 % min Crude Fat 12% min Sodium 0.7% max Fibre 1.5% max Energy (ME kj per kg) 15,000 (approx) AAFCO statement
Nutri+Plus Beef with Vegetables Biscuits are specially formulated to meet AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) Nutritional standards that ensure a complete and balanced diet for dogs in all life stages.
Bear is getting a warty rash on his chest legs and feet to include his elbows, and it is itchy. He is doing a lot more scratching and chewing on the rash. He did not have it on the Ultra food. Wheat allergy? That seems to be the principle difference between the two foods.