Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Dry Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Kent, Washington
Parent company
Addiction Foods LLC

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$2.65

Price per lb

$3.65

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Overall Score

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53%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 48%
Quality of Ingredients: 59%
Recall History: 41%
Price: 36%
Customer Experience: 85%
Manufacturing Method: 40%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 22.22%

Fat: 10.00%

Fiber: 8.33%

Carbs: 59.44%

Primary proteins

  • None

Ingredients We Like

  • None

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • Canola Oil

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Addiction since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Addiction - Canned Dog Food (09/12/2016) -+
Date: 09/12/2016
Company Name: Addiction Foods
Product Description: Canned Dog Food
Recall Reason: Elevated levels of Vitamin A and a slight variance in calcium/phosphorous ratios

Ingredients

Oats, Soya, Rice, Canola Oil, Peas, Kelp, Dicalcium Phosphate, Bentonite, Natural Flavors, Sodium Chloride, Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Panthothenate (Vitamin B5), Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin Bl), Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Taurine, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Sulphate, Ferrous Sulphate, Calcium Carbonate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulphate, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
20.00% 9.00% 53.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
22.22% 10.00% 59.44%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
20.97% 22.92% 56.10%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Oats. Oats are seeds from the oat plant, usually with their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance. The oats in pet food are a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

The second ingredient is Soya. Soya is another name for soy, a legume that is grown for its versatile edible beans. In pet food, soya can be a source of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It is often used as a filler or as a low-cost meat substitute.

The third ingredient is Rice. Rice is a gluten-free cereal grain. In pet food, rice is a source of easily digestible carbohydrates.

The fourth ingredient is Canola Oil. Canola oil – also known as rapeseed oil – is a oil pressed from rapeseeds. In pet food, canola oil serves as an inexpensive source of fat, Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, and vitamins E and K.

The fifth ingredient is Peas. In pet food, iron proteinate is added as an easily absorbed form of the essential mineral iron. Your pet needs iron to produce hemoglobin, which transports oxygen throughout the body.

After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Dry Dog Food.

There are 14 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of low-quality ingredients

  • Canola Oil

List of controversial ingredients

  • Bentonite
  • Oats
  • Peas
  • Rice
  • Soya
  • Spearmint Extract
  • Yeast

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Dry Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 22.22% 37.08%
Crude Fat 10.00% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 8.33% 5.47%

Compared to the other 6131 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:

  • 14.86% less crude protein
  • 5.13% less fat content
  • 2.86% more fiber

Dogs typically thrive on a diet that includes high protein content, a medium amount of fat, and a comparatively low amount of carbohydrates, along with sufficient moisture. It’s worth noting that specialty diets recommended by veterinarians might prioritize different nutrients based on your pet’s condition and unique needs.

Analysis Overview

Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Addiction Zen Holistic Vegetarian Formula Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from plant based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 5 of the first 5 ingredients are low-quality and controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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