Here is a list of ingredients commonly used in commercial pellets/kibble. How many of these ingredients, listed on their labels, do you know??


  • chicken meal, lamb meal, fish meal, chicken, chicken digest, pork liver
  • barley sorghum, dried whole egg, cracked pearled barley, ground whole grain corn, pork by-products
  • soybean meal, dried whey, maize wheat, oatmeal, brewers rice   potato flour, millet ground yellow corn, chicken fat (preserved with mixed Tocpherois), animal fat, rice flour
  • dried beet pulp, chicken liver flavor, soybean oil, natural flavoring   flaxseed, linseed
  • yeast, culture brewers yeast, salt, iodised salt, sodium scienite, sodium chloride, potassium potassuim chloride, chloride, chlorine, chloride, dl-methionine hydroxyanalogue, l-lysine vitamin, e supplement, vitamin d3 supplement, d-activate animal sterol, vitamin a acetate
  • niacin calcium carbonate, calcium iodate, dicalcium phosphate, d-calcium pantothenate
  • biotin, vitamin b12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate
  • ascorbic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, iron oxide, manganous oxide, magnesium oxide, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate,   zinc oxide, ethyenediamine dihydriodide
  • zinc proteinate, manganous proteinate, iron proteinate, magnesium proteinate, copper proteinate, glucosamine hci, marigold extract, chondrotin sulphate

I am the party pooper – but understanding your labels and ingredients is paramount to your pet’s health, wellness and longevity. I say, ”if you don’t know what you are feeding – DON’T FEED IT.”