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Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Genoa, Italy
Parent company
Almo Nature

Primary proteins

  • Chicken
  • Tuna

Breed sizes

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

Age range

Adult

Price per oz

$0.34

Overall Score

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77%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 100%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 70%
? 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 52%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 100%
? 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: 82.05%

Fat: 2.56%

Fiber: 2.56%

Carbs: 12.82%

What We Like

  • Rich in protein
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • Most customers have good experiences with this food
  • Free of plant-based thickeners

What 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, Tuna, Potatoes, Green Beans, Rice.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
16.00% 0.50% 2.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
82.05% 2.56% 12.82%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
81.16% 6.16% 12.68%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables 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 Tuna. Tuna is a general name for one of several saltwater fish species. In pet food, tuna is generally used as a protein source.

The third ingredient is Potatoes. Potatoes are versatile starchy root vegetables that provide carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and some fiber. In pet food, potatoes can add texture and flavor while replacing other starches. Many grain-free and gluten-free pet foods contain potatoes.

The fourth ingredient is Green Beans. Green beans are the unripe fruit and pods of several different bean cultivars, usually enjoyed as a garden vegetable. In pet food, green beans offer fiber, vitamins, minerals, and a small amount of protein.

The fifth ingredient is Rice. Rice is a gluten-free cereal grain. In pet food, rice is a source of easily digestible carbohydrates.

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 Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food to the other 3174 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 82.05% 37.08%
Crude Fat 2.56% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 2.56% 5.47%

Compared to the other 3174 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:

  • 44.97% more crude protein
  • 12.57% less fat content
  • 2.91% 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 Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dog Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables 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 controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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