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Dog Food Ingredients and Nutritional Value

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At the PEDIGREE® Brand, everything we do is for the love of dogs.

That's why we develop recipes based on research from the Waltham Petcare Science Institute. Our dry recipes provide professional nutrition to address the Four Universal Needs of Dogs. 

Professional Nutrition

All PEDIGREE® recipes are created with quality ingredients and formulated for professional nutrition to bring out your dog’s best.

Our Ingredients

At PEDIGREE® Brand, we welcome label readers because it’s important for you to know what you’re feeding your dog. But knowing what the ingredients are is not the same thing as knowing their nutritional value and how they help your dog. So let’s take a look at some of the good stuff we use in our recipes.

  • ingredient icon (blue): corn meal

    Ground Whole Corn

    Main Purpose: Essential amino acids, carbohydrate source, Linoleic acid, fiber

    Nutritional Benefit: Source of energy, lean muscles

  • ingredient icon (blue): animal fat

    Animal fat

    Main Purpose: Source of linoleic acid, fat source

    Nutritional Benefit: Source of energy, healthy skin and coat

  • ingredient icon (blue): beat pulp

    Beet Pulp

    Main Purpose: Soluble fiber source

    Nutritional Benefit: Added for digestion

  • wheat

    Ground Whole Wheat

    Main Purpose: Carbohydrate source

    Nutritional Benefit: Source of energy and fiber



  • ingredient icon (blue): bone meal

    Meat and Bone Meal

    Main Purpose: Concentrated essential amino acids, calcium and phosphorous

    Nutritional Benefit: Lean muscles, strong teeth and bones

  • ingredient icon (blue): vegetable oil

    Vegetable Oil

    Main Purpose: Source of linoleic acid

    Nutritional Benefit: Healthy skin and shiny coat

  • ingredient icon (blue): brewers rice

    Brewer's Rice

    Main Purpose: Carbohydrates and fiber

    Nutritional Benefit: Energy source, aids proper digestion

  • ingredient icon (blue): corn meal

    Corn and Gluten Meal

    Main Purpose: Concentrated essential amino acids, antioxidants, linoleic acid

    Nutritional Benefit: Build, maintain and repair tissue; immune system; healthy skin and coat