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Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food

Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Lisbon, Ohio
Parent company
Adirondack Pet Food
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $1.74
Cost per day: $0.06
Primary proteins
  • Pork Meal
  • Chicken Meal

Ingredients

Pork Meal, Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Oat Groats, Ground Grain Sorghum, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pearled Barley, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Brewers Dried Yeast, Whole Ground Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Menhaden Fish Oil, Dl-Methionine, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Niacin Supplement, Organic Dried Kelp, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Acetate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Citric Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Iron Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate.

Breed sizes

size-1 Toy
size-2 Small
size-3 Medium
size-4 Large
size-5 Giant

Overall Score

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61%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 32%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 70%
? 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 100%
? 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 77%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 61%
? 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 73%

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: 26%

Fat: 15%

Fiber: 4%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 45%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 28.89%

Fat: 16.67%

Fiber: 4.44%

Carb: 50%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 24.2%

Fat: 33.91%

Carb: 41.89%

Our Review

Pros
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Affordable
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
Cons
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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.

Ingredient Review

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.

Price Analysis

Product infoMarket Price Avg.% From the Avg
Price per lb$1.74$2.51-31%
Price per 100 kcal$0.11$0.17-36%
Price per day$0.06$0.10-36%

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food to the other 1423 dry dog food recipes in our database:

Product infoAll Products avg.% From the Avg
DM Protein28.89%30.01%-4%
DM Fat16.67%15.98%4%
DM Fiber4.44%5.38%-17%
DM Carb50%47.92%4%
Caloric Content3601 kcal/kg3537 kcal/kg2%

Your adult dog needs a balance of macro and micronutrients to thrive. A food formulated for adult maintenance or all life stages is made to meet these needs. While there can be a lot of variation in actual calorie density, adult dog foods are generally intended to provide for basic calorie needs of the average active dog. In addition to satisfying their energy needs, these foods provide the protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, and other nutrients your adult dog needs to survive. Again, not all adult foods are the same, so you may have to search around for the right fit for your dog.

Analysis Overview

Adirondack 26% Adult Active Recipe Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dry dog 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.

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