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Canidae Goodness for Skin & Coat Real Salmon Adult Dry Cat Food

Canidae Goodness for Skin & Coat Real Salmon Adult Dry Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
Norco, California
Parent company
Canidae Corporation
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Cat Food
Cost per day: $0.13
Primary proteins
  • Salmon
  • Turkey Meal
  • Chicken Meal
  • Pea Protein

Ingredients

Salmon, Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Garbanzo Beans, Lentils, Peas, Whole Grain Sorghum, Pea Protein, Dried Whole Egg, Chicken Fat, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Dl-Methionine, Iron Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Niacin, Copper Proteinate, Dried Chicory Root, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Biotin, Lecithin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Mixed Tocopherols (A Preservative), Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin, Sage Extract, Cranberries, Sunflower Oil, Papaya, Pineapple, Dried Lactobacillus Acidphilus Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Manganous Oxide, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Beta-Carotene, Rosemary Extract, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Cobalt Proteinate, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product.

Overall Score

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64%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 53%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 73%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 69%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 62%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 42%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 100%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 33%

Fat: 12.75%

Fiber: 5%

Moisture: 9%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 40.25%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 36.26%

Fat: 14.01%

Fiber: 5.49%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 44.23%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 31.67%

Fat: 29.71%

Carb: 38.62%

Our Review

Pros
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Made with fiber-rich flaxseed
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
Cons
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Canidae since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Canidae - Dog Food (05/05/2012) -+
Date: 05/05/2012
Company Name: Canidae Pet Foods
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential for salmonella

Ingredient Review

Our review of Canidae Goodness for Skin & Coat Real Salmon Adult Dry Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

The second ingredient is Turkey Meal. The turkey meal in pet food is typically a byproduct of turkey meat production. Turkey meal is high in protein, and is easy for pets to digest. It is a good source of B vitamins and amino acids to support your pet’s overall well-being.

The third ingredient is Chicken Meal. In pet food, chicken meal is often listed as a source of protein. Chicken meal is produced by baking and grinding chicken meat and skin. As a dry form of animal protein, it is most often found in kibble and treats.

The fourth ingredient is Oatmeal. Oatmeal is made with oats that have had their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance. The oatmeal in pet food is a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

The fifth ingredient is Garbanzo Beans. Garbanzo beans are legumes. Also known as chickpeas, the garbanzo beans in pet food serve as a source of protein and fiber, as well as some grain-free carbohydrates.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Canidae Goodness for Skin & Coat Real Salmon Adult Dry Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product Price

$3.5

Market Price avg.

$4.07

% From the Avg

-14%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.22

Market Price avg.

$0.25

% From the Avg

-14%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.13

Market Price avg.

$0.15

% From the Avg

-13%

Canidae Goodness for Skin & Coat Real Salmon Adult Dry Cat Food is priced below the average market price for dry cat food.

Nutritional Analysis

Adult cat foods can have a lot of variability in calorie density but generally meet requirements for the average active cat. With formulations addressing a wide variety of needs, including weight loss or gain, indoor or outdoor living, or hairball problems, individual recipes may vary greatly in calorie, fiber, and nutritional content.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Canidae Goodness for Skin & Coat Real Salmon Adult Dry Cat Food to the other 534 dry cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

36.26%

All Products avg.

38.91%

% From the Avg

-7%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

14.01%

All Products avg.

16.8%

% From the Avg

-17%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

5.49%

All Products avg.

5.11%

% From the Avg

+7%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

44.23%

All Products avg.

37.83%

% From the Avg

+17%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a meat based food that’s moderate in protein with low fat and high carbohydrate content relative to other dry cat foods.

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