Raw Paws Complete Chicken Pet Food vs. Purina Pro Plan Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula

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Raw Paws Complete Chicken Pet Food

Freeze-Dried Raw

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Purina Pro Plan Shredded Blend Chicken & Rice Formula

Kibble

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Score
A+
Score
F
Summary

Summary

Raw Paws has a better protein to fat ratio. Purina's ratio of 2.21 to 1 is too high. (The ideal ratio is 2 to 1.) Raw Paws has much fewer ingredients, which is usually a good thing. Purina has a slightly higher concentration of fruits, veggies, and grains. Raw Paws is 100% pea-free; Purina has peas as its 11th ingredient.

Protein Content

Protein Content

45%
42%
Fat Content

Fat Content

27%
19%
Fiber Content

Fiber Content

2.2%
2.5%
Protein to Fat Ratio

Protein to Fat Ratio

1.67 to 1
2.21 to 1
Total Ingredients

Total Ingredients

5
31
Meat Content

Meat Content

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

Fruits, Veggies, and Grains

None
4 total
low concentration
Pea-free

Pea-free

Yes
No, 11th Ingredient
Sugar-free

Sugar-free

Yes
Yes
Controversial ingredient-free

Controversial ingredient-free

Yes
Yes
Remarks
Single Protein Source Recommend mixing with another protein source for variety.
High Meat Percentage 100% meat, organs, and bone.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
Good Protein-to-Fat Ratio 1.67 to 1.
Grain-Free Grains are linked to insulinoma.
Pea-Free Peas are linked to kidney and bladder stones.
No Fruits, Grains, or Vegetables
No Sugars or Carcinogens
Limited Ingredients 5 total (not counting vitamins, minerals, and preservatives).
Contains peas 11th ingredient. Score without peas: C
3 Protein Sources Chicken, eggs, and fish.
Low Meat Percentage too many non-meat ingredients.
High Quality Meat the meat ingredients are mostly pure (meat, organs, fats, & oils).
High Protein-to-Fat Ratio 2.21 to 1. Ideal ratio is 2 to 1.
Has Grains Linked to insulinoma.
No Sugars or Carcinogens

Ingredients

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Ingredients

ground chicken with bone chicken heart chicken liver herring oil mixed tocopherols d-alpha tocopherol

 

chicken corn gluten meal rice beef fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols soybean meal chicken by-product meal poultry by-product meal soy protein isolate dried egg product cassava root flour

 

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