Adirondack Herring Turkey Meal & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Lisbon, Ohio
Parent company
Adirondack Pet Food

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$2.07

Price per lb

$3.00

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Overall Score

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66%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 62%
Quality of Ingredients: 68%
Recall History: 70%
Price: 51%
Customer Experience: 100%
Manufacturing Method: 40%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 28.89%

Fat: 17.78%

Fiber: 5.00%

Carbs: 48.33%

Primary proteins

  • Turkey Meal
  • Pea Protein

Ingredients We Like

  • Deboned Herring
  • Dried Fermentation Product Dried L
  • Fructooligosaccharide

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • Canola Oil

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.

Ingredients

Deboned Herring, Turkey Meal, Lentils, Peas, Fava Beans, Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Tapioca Starch, Flaxseed, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Menhaden Fish Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Pea Protein, Dried Alfalfa Meal, Salt, Coconut Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Dl-Methionine, L-Lysine, Monosodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Fructooligosaccharide (Fos), Coconut Flavor, Yucca Schidigera Extract, 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, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Dried Fermentation Product (Dried L. Casei Fermentation Product, Dried L. Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried B. Animalis Fermentation Product And Dried L. Reuteri Fermentation Product).

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
26.00% 16.00% 43.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
28.89% 17.78% 48.33%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
23.99% 35.86% 40.15%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Adirondack Herring Turkey Meal & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Deboned Herring. Deboned herring is a general term for the boneless meat of several species of saltwater fish collectively known as herring. In pet food, deboned herring can be a good source of protein, plus it offers many other important nutrients including essential 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 Lentils. Lentils are legumes. In pet food, lentils are a source of protein, fiber, and nutrients including a number of essential vitamins and minerals.

The fourth 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.

The fifth ingredient is Fava Beans. Fava beans are large legumes that are also known as broad beans. In pet food, fava beans can be a source of plant-based protein, fiber, iron, and many other essential nutrients.

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 Herring Turkey Meal & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food.

There are 26 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of low-quality ingredients

  • Canola Oil

List of controversial ingredients

  • Coconut Flavor
  • Dried Alfalfa Meal
  • Dried Plain Beet Pulp
  • Fava Beans
  • Lentils
  • Pea Protein
  • Peas
  • Tapioca Starch

List of potential allergens

  • Deboned Herring

List of healthy ingredients

  • Deboned Herring
  • Dried Fermentation Product Dried L
  • Fructooligosaccharide

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Adirondack Herring Turkey Meal & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 28.89% 37.08%
Crude Fat 17.78% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 5.00% 5.47%

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

  • 8.19% less crude protein
  • 2.65% more fat content
  • 0.47% 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.

Analysis Overview

Adirondack Herring Turkey Meal & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Adirondack Herring Turkey Meal & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from turkey meal 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.

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