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Against the Grain Nothing Else Chicken Grain-Free Canned Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Markham, Illinois
Parent company
Against the Grain Pet Foods

Primary proteins

  • Chicken

Breed sizes

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

Age range

Adult

Price per oz

$0.25

Overall Score

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71%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 75%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 100%
? 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 33%
? 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 66%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 70%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 50%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 35.48%

Fat: 22.58%

Fiber: 3.23%

Carbs: 38.71%

What We Like

  • High-quality ingredients
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • Free of plant-based thickeners

What We Did Not Like

  • Low in protein
  • High in carbohydrates

Recall History

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

Against the Grain - Dog Food (02/08/2018) -+
Date: 02/08/2018
Company Name: Against The Grain Pet Foods
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential Adulteration with Pentobarbital
Evanger's, Against the Grain - Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food (02/08/2018) -+
Date: 02/08/2018
Company Name: Evanger's Dog and Cat Food
Product Description: Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food
Recall Reason: Potential Adulteration with Pentobarbital

Ingredients

Chicken.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
11.00% 7.00% 12.00%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
35.48% 22.58% 38.71%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
27.50% 42.50% 30.00%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Against the Grain Nothing Else Chicken Grain-Free Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

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 Against the Grain Nothing Else Chicken Grain-Free Canned Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Against the Grain Nothing Else Chicken Grain-Free Canned Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 35.48% 37.08%
Crude Fat 22.58% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 3.23% 5.47%

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

  • 1.6% less crude protein
  • 7.45% more fat content
  • 2.24% 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

Against the Grain Nothing Else Chicken Grain-Free Canned Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Against the Grain Nothing Else Chicken Grain-Free Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from chicken based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 1 of the first 5 ingredients are high-quality ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is recommended.

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