Purizon Chicken and Fish vs. SquarePet Squarely Natural Chicken & Brown Rice Formula

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Purizon Chicken and Fish

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SquarePet Squarely Natural Chicken & Brown Rice Formula

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Score
F
Score
C
Summary

Summary

Purizon has a better protein to fat ratio. SquarePet's ratio of 2.25 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) SquarePet has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Purizon has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. SquarePet is 100% pea-free; Purizon has peas as its 10th ingredient.

Protein Content

Protein Content

44%
36%
Fat Content

Fat Content

20%
16%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

1.8%
3%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

2.2 to 1
2.25 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

27
10
Meat Content

Meat Content

6 total
high quality
3 total
high quality
Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

9 total
low concentration
None
Pea-free

Pea-free

No, 10th Ingredient
Yes
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Contains peas 10th ingredient. Score without peas: B
3 Protein Sources Chicken, eggs, and fish.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.2 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
Middle Quality Meat the meat ingredients are a mixture of pure and by-products.
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.25 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

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Ingredients

boneless chicken meat dried chicken meat potatoes chicken fat dried egg boneless herring dried herring fish oil hydrolysed animal proteins pea fibre

 

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