Compared to US dry dog food brands, Australian dry dog food industry standards excel all aspects of the dry dog food industry. Australian dog owners still need to be aware of what’s in the top 5. Cereal-by products (corn, wheat) and animal by-products (beef/chicken) will be a far inferior kibble compared to a brand containing high meat contents and vegetables.
5CHUM BEEF, BONE & VEGETABLE FLAVOUR
Ingredients: Cereal and cereal by-products (Wheat, Sorghum &/or barley); Meat and meat by-products (Beef, Chicken &/or Lamb); Salt; Vegetables; Minerals (Including Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Phosphorus); Vitamins (including A, B6, B12, D3, E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folic acid, Pantothenic acid and Choline); Methionine and Antioxidants.
Cereal By-Products: Leftover grains usually from processing breakfast cereals (Wheat, sorghum, barley, rice, maize, rye, corn, or oat)
Meat By-Products – is the non-rendered, clean parts, other than meat, derived from slaughtered mammals.
Salt: Causes bloat in dogs if consumed in high doses.