Almo Nature HQS Complete Chicken Dinner with Pumpkin Canned Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Genoa, Italy
Parent company
Almo Nature

Age range

Adult

Price per oz

$0.21

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Overall Score

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75%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 100%
Quality of Ingredients: 77%
Recall History: 74%
Price: 71%
Manufacturing Method: 50%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 67.74%

Fat: 9.68%

Fiber: 3.23%

Carbs: 19.35%

Primary proteins

  • Chicken

Ingredients We Like

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Broth
  • Salmon Oil
  • Tuna Oil

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • None

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Almo Nature has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Broth, Water Sufficient for Processing, Tapioca Starch, Pumpkin, Green Beans, Sunflower Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Guar Gum, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Beta-Carotene, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Reduced Iron, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate , Copper Glycine Complex, Potassium Iodide), Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Tuna Oil.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
10.50% 1.50% 3.00%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
67.74% 9.68% 19.35%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
61.25% 21.25% 17.50%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Almo Nature HQS Complete Chicken Dinner with Pumpkin 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.

The second ingredient is Chicken Broth. Chicken broth is made by boiling chicken meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, chicken broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The third ingredient is Water Sufficient. In pet food, the term water sufficient typically refers to the amount of water that is needed to process the rest of the ingredients.

The fourth ingredient is Tapioca Starch. Tapioca starch comes from the cassava root. It is often used as a filler or binder, as well as a source of easily digested carbohydrates. Tapioca starch is typically added to grain-free and gluten-free pet foods.

The fifth ingredient is Pumpkin. Pumpkin is a type of winter squash. High in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, it is also a good source of fiber. In pet food, pumpkin promotes healthy digestion while enhancing flavor and providing added nutrition.

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 Almo Nature HQS Complete Chicken Dinner with Pumpkin Canned Dog Food.

There are 11 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of controversial ingredients

  • Green Beans
  • Guar Gum
  • Tapioca Starch

List of potential allergens

  • Chicken

List of healthy ingredients

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Broth
  • Salmon Oil
  • Tuna Oil

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Almo Nature HQS Complete Chicken Dinner with Pumpkin Canned Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 67.74% 37.08%
Crude Fat 9.68% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 3.23% 5.47%

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

  • 30.66% more crude protein
  • 5.45% less 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

Almo Nature HQS Complete Chicken Dinner with Pumpkin Canned Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Almo Nature HQS Complete Chicken Dinner with Pumpkin Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from chicken based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are high-quality ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is recommended.

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