Medium quality ingredient - nutritionally adequate and unlikely to cause any problems
Spelt protein in dog food
Spelt is an ancient variety of wheat which has been cultivated by people since the bronze age. It is about 17% protein and contains a broad range of amino acids. For this reason, isolated spelt protein is sometimes used to top up a food's protein content. Probably because it has been with us and our dogs for so long, many dogs and people that are intolerant to wheat protein seem to have no problems with spelt protein. Spelt protein does however include gluten and so should not be fed to coeliac dogs. As always, we recommend sticking with foods with a good source of meat proteins as, from our experience, vegetable and grain proteins can be harder for dogs to digest.