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

Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Genoa, Italy
Parent company
Almo Nature
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.40
Cost per day: $0.93
Primary proteins
  • Chicken
  • Tuna

Ingredients

Chicken, Tuna, Potatoes, Green Beans, Rice.

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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76%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 91%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 74%
? 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 38%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 69%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 16%

Fat: 0.5%

Fiber: 0.5%

Moisture: 80.5%

Ash: 2.5%

Carb: 0%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 82.05%

Fat: 2.56%

Fiber: 2.56%

Carb: 0%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 92.95%

Fat: 7.05%

Carb: 0%

Our Review

Pros
  • Rich in protein
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • Free of plant-based thickeners
Cons
  • Contains plant-based proteins
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

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.

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.

Price Analysis

Product infoMarket Price Avg.% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.4$0.3129%
Price per 100 kcal$1.55$1.1238%
Price per day$0.93$0.6739%

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food to the other 1128 wet dog food recipes in our database:

Product infoAll Products avg.% From the Avg
DM Protein82.05%43.24%90%
DM Fat2.56%22.9%-89%
DM Fiber2.56%7.03%-64%
DM Carb0%26.05%-100%
Caloric Content920 kcal/kg1075 kcal/kg-14%

Your adult dog needs a balance of macro and micronutrients to thrive. A food formulated for adult maintenance or all life stages is made to meet these needs. While there can be a lot of variation in actual calorie density, adult dog foods are generally intended to provide for basic calorie needs of the average active dog. In addition to satisfying their energy needs, these foods provide the protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, and other nutrients your adult dog needs to survive. Again, not all adult foods are the same, so you may have to search around for the right fit for your dog.

Analysis Overview

Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken & Tuna with Vegetables Canned Dog Food is priced above the average market price for wet dog 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 plant based sources.

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