Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra Premium Canned Dog Food


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Natural Balance Original Ultra Ultra Premium Canned Dog Food

GoodGuide Overall Score

out of 10
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  • Pet Food Health
    • Ingredient Quality, Dog Food Ingredient Quality
      Ingredient Quality, Dog Food Ingredient Quality
      Indicates the overall ingredient quality of this dog food by evaluating the percentage of desirable ingredients.
      Rating: 8.0 out of 10
      • Desirable Ingredients In High Quantities
        6 ingredients

        Nutrient-rich ingredients that should ideally make up the bulk of a pet food.

        Chicken, Duck, Lamb, Salmon, Chicken Liver, Chicken Meal
        Desirable Ingredients
        25 ingredients

        Important ingredients, but ones that need not be present in high quantities in pet food.

        Choline Chloride, Vitamin E, Thiamin Mononitrate, Vitamin A, Canola Oil, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Sodium Chloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin C, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Copper Sulfate Monohydrate, Calcium Iodate, Oat Bran, Dehydrated Potatoes, Manganese Sulfate, Brown Rice, Potassium Chloride, Potatoes, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate
        Less Desirable Ingredients
        7 ingredients

        Neutral ingredients that have low nutrient value or provide non-nutritional content to the food.

        Carrot, Cranberries, Carrageenan, Yucca Extract, Dried Kelp, Parsley, Guar Gum
    • Life Stage Option
      Life Stage Option
      Indicates the life stage disclosed for the pet food.
      Goodguide Pet Food, Life Stage
      Rating: 7.0 out of 10
    • Nutritional Adequacy Statement
      Nutritional Adequacy Statement
      Indicates the method by which the pet food is tested to meet AAFCO regulations
      Goodguide Pet Food, Nutritional Adequacy Statement options
      Rating: 6.0 out of 10
    • Calorie Disclosure
      Calorie Disclosure
      Indicates whether the pet food discloses caloric information.
      Goodguide Pet Food, Caloric Disclosure
      Rating: 5.0 out of 10




Desirable Ingredients in High Quantities

  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Salmon
  • Chicken Liver
  • Chicken Meal

Desirable Ingredients

  • Choline Chloride
  • Vitamin E
  • Thiamin Mononitrate
  • Vitamin A
  • Canola Oil
  • Niacin
  • Calcium Pantothenate
  • Riboflavin
  • Sodium Chloride
  • Folic Acid
  • Biotin
  • Vitamin D3
  • Ferrous Sulfate
  • Vitamin C
  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
  • Copper Sulfate Monohydrate
  • Calcium Iodate
  • Oat Bran
  • Dehydrated Potatoes
  • Manganese Sulfate
  • Brown Rice
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Potatoes
  • Zinc Sulfate
  • Calcium Carbonate

Less Desirable Ingredients

  • Carrot
  • Cranberries
  • Carrageenan
  • Yucca Extract
  • Dried Kelp
  • Parsley
  • Guar Gum

Guaranteed Analysis

Nutrient content, as provided by product manufacturer. Does not impact ratings.
  • Crude Fat
  • Crude Fiber, Max.
  • Crude Moisture, Max.
  • Crude Protein, Min.

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