Protein isolate is a protein powder that has been processed to contain higher levels of protein by weight and fewer carbs and fat. A whey protein isolate contains 90% or higher protein levels.
As the prefix -hydro implies, a hydrolyzed protein is a protein that has been broken down by a water-based process. The process splits the protein into tiny pieces. This makes them easier for dogs with food allergies or inflammatory bowel issues to ...
Some dog food producers enjoy making claims like "Real meat is the first ingredient" and "1st ingredient: fresh meat". Manufacturers that do no invest in state-of-the-art refrigeration to efficiently store and process fresh/frozen meat must rely on ...
Pea protein is supplemental powdered protein derived from processing peas. Peas protein contains amino acids but has lower levels of the essential amino acids dogs need including tryptophan, methionine, and valine. Also see: Legumes Known to be used ...
More commonly associated with horse feed. Alfalfa is high in protein, proteins derived from plants don't contain all the amino acids your carnivorous dog requires.