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Adirondack Limited Ingredient Pork & Lentils Recipe Weight Management Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Lisbon, Ohio
Parent company
Adirondack Pet Food

Primary proteins

  • Pork
  • Pork Meal

Breed sizes

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

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$1.32

Price per oz

$2.20

Overall Score

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56%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 31%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 66%
? 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 76%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 0%
? 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 77%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 28.33%

Fat: 12.22%

Fiber: 5.56%

Carbs: 53.89%

What We Like

  • Affordable
  • 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
  • Receives some negative customer reviews

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

Pork, Pork Meal, Lentils, Peas, Fava Beans, Tapioca Starch, Chickpeas, Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Menhaden Fish Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Alfalfa Meal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Dl-Methionine, L-Lysine, Dicalcium Phosphate, Coconut Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Monosodium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Taurine, Salt, Fructooligosaccharide (Fos), Chondroitin Sulfate, 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). Caloric Content 3341 kcal/kg, 379 kcal/cup

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
25.50% 11.00% 48.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
28.33% 12.22% 53.89%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
25.32% 26.52% 48.16%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Adirondack Limited Ingredient Pork & Lentils Recipe Weight Management Grain-Free Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Pork. Pork is a general term for meat from a domestic pig. In pet food, pork can be an important source of protein, along with other essential nutrients.

The second 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 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. Pea is a general term to describe whole, split, or milled peas, which are a grain-free, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. In pet food, pea products serve as an energy source as well as a supplementary source of vitamins and minerals.

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 Limited Ingredient Pork & Lentils Recipe Weight Management Grain-Free Dry Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Adirondack Limited Ingredient Pork & Lentils Recipe Weight Management Grain-Free Dry Dog Food to the other 1736 Dog Dry Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 28.33% 30.09%
DM Fat 12.22% 15.94%
DM Fiber 5.56% 5.18%

This recipe has:

  • 1.76% less protein
  • 3.72% less fat
  • 0.38% 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

Adirondack Limited Ingredient Pork & Lentils Recipe Weight Management Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Adirondack Limited Ingredient Pork & Lentils Recipe Weight Management Grain-Free 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.

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