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dog food project

Miscellaneous By: frog

my project for companion animals not necessarily for reading will take off soon.

Submitted:Jan 21, 2010    Reads: 53    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   

  1. Select one of the companies listed below and find their website.
, AvoDerm, Beneful, Bil-Jac, More Options...
  1. AKC, AvoDerm, Beneful, Bil-Jac, Blue Buffalo, Breeder's Choice, Castor & Pollux, Cesar, Diamond, Eagle Pack, Eukanuba, Hill's Science Diet, Iams, Kibbles 'n Bits, MAX, Mighty Dog, Mixables, Natural Balance, Natural Choice, Nature's Best, Nature's Recipe, Nutro, ONE, Organix, Pedigree, Pet Ag, Pet Promise, Pro Plan, Purina, Royal Canin, Solid Gold, The Goodlife Recipe, Ultramix, WholeMeals, Wysong,
  2. Select three products.
  3. Research the qualities of those products and which "rules" they follow.
  4. Create a chart displaying their similarities and differences.
    1. Example:
Kibbles 'n Bits
Food type
Dry Food
Dry Food
Rules applied
Whole grain corn, poultry meal, soybean meal, beef fat*, brown rice, apples, peas, carrots, animal digest (source of chicken flavor), calcium carbonate, dicalcium phosphate, salt, choline chloride, potassium chloride, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, vitamin A supplement, niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement), minerals (ferrous sulfate, zinc oxide, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), caramel color, yellow 5, yellow 6, red 40, blue 1, blue 2, rosemary extract.
* naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols.
Chicken & Rice: Chicken, brewers rice, whole grain wheat, poultry by-product meal (natural source of glucosamine), corn gluten meal, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), whole grain corn, soy flour, corn bran, soybean meal, fish meal (natural source of glucosamine), animal digest, glycerin, salt, dried egg product, calcium carbonate, calcium phosphate, potassium chloride, Vitamin E supplement, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, sulfur, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), zinc proteinate, manganese sulfate, niacin, manganese proteinate, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, copper proteinate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, garlic oil, folic acid, Vitamin D3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.
Rules followed; why
Good nutrition
Good nutrition
500 kcal/cup
1.15 dollars a pound
2.56 dollars a pound
Serving size for pet
2-4 cups for a 20-50 pound dog.
36 to 50lbs
16.5 to 22.52kgs
-1/3 to 3cups
224 to 288 grams
Cost/year to feed
730 cups needed for the year. $467.14
  1. Select one brand that you would feed to your pet and justify why you selected that product.


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