Company HQLisbon, Ohio
Parent companyAdirondack Pet Food
- Pork Meal
- Chicken Meal
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What We Like
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
What We Did Not Like
- Low in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Adirondack since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.
Since 2009 Adirondack has never been recalled.
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Our review of Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Pork Meal. Pork meal is cooked, dried, and pulverized or ground tissue from swine. The pork meal in pet food is a source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
The second ingredient is Brown Rice. Brown rice is a name for whole-grain rice with its outer hull removed. The brown rice in pet food can be a source of carbohydrates and fiber. Brown rice also contains omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals
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 Oat Groats. Oat groats are whole seeds from the oat plant that have had their tough outer hulls removed. The oat groats in pet food are a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.
The fifth ingredient is Ground Grain Sorghum. Ground grain sorghum is made with gluten-free grain from the sorghum plant. It has been processed into smaller particles for better absorption and a smoother texture. In pet food, ground grain sorghum can serve as a source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, iron, zinc, and vitamins B1 and B2.
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 Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food to the other 1736 Dog Dry Food in our database:
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This recipe has:
- 1.20% less protein
- 0.73% more fat
- 0.74% less 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.
Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from plant based sources.
As for the overall quality of the recipe, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.