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

Company info

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

Primary proteins

  • Salmon

Breed sizes

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

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$0.39

Price per oz

$0.25

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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 39%
? 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 7%
? 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 98%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 73%
? 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
  • Affordable
  • 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

Salmon.

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
27.5% 42.5% 30%

Ingredient Review

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

The first ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

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 Salmon Canned Grain-Free Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Against the Grain Nothing Else Salmon Canned Grain-Free Dog Food to the other 1359 Dog Wet Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 35.48% 43.92%
DM Fat 22.58% 21.68%
DM Fiber 3.23% 7.36%

This recipe has:

  • 8.44% less protein
  • 0.90% more fat
  • 4.13% 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 Salmon Canned Grain-Free Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Against the Grain Nothing Else Salmon Canned Grain-Free Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from plant 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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