Company HQSt. Louis, Missouri
Parent companyNestlé Purina PetCare Company
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What We Like
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
What We Did Not Like
- Low in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
- Contains low-quality ingredients
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Since 2009 ALPO has never been recalled.
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Our review of ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Ground Yellow Corn. Ground yellow corn is made with cooked kernels from yellow corn species. In pet food, ground yellow corn can be a filler as well as source of inexpensive protein, carbohydrates, and fiber.
The second ingredient is Meat. Meat is a general term for muscle tissue or flesh from an animal that has been slaughtered for consumption. In pet food, meat is a source of protein as well as amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and trace nutrients.
The third ingredient is Bone Meal. Bone meal is cooked, dried, finely ground animal bones from species that have been slaughtered for consumption. When added to pet food, bone meal can be a good source of trace elements and minerals including calcium and phosphorus to support your companions musculoskeletal system.
The fourth ingredient is Soybean Meal. Soybean meal is the pulverized, ground remnants of soybeans after soy oil has been extracted. In pet food, soybean meal serves as an inexpensive source of plant-based protein, along with some carbohydrates.
The fifth ingredient is Beef Tallow. Beef tallow is rendered saturated fat from cattle. In pet food, beef tallow serves as a source of animal fat that also contributes flavor and aroma.
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 ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food to the other 3174 dog foods in our database:
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Compared to the other 3174 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:
- 16.63% less crude protein
- 5.47% less fat content
- 0.78% more 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.
ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.
As for the overall quality of the recipe, 4 of the first 5 ingredients are low-quality and controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.