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- Deboned Lamb
- Lamb Meal
- Turkey Meal
- Dried Egg Product
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What We Like
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
What We Did Not Like
- Low in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to American Journey since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.
Since 2009 American Journey has never been recalled.
Our review of American Journey Active Life Formula Lamb begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Deboned Lamb. Deboned lamb is meat from a young sheep, with all the bones removed. In pet food, deboned lamb may be a primary protein source as well as a source of animal fat, amino acids, and minerals.
The second ingredient is Lamb Meal. Lamb meal is the rendered, ground, and dried meat from a young sheep. In pet food, lamb meal can be an important source of protein fat, vitamins, and minerals.
The third ingredient is Turkey Meal. The turkey meal in pet food is typically a byproduct of turkey meat production. Turkey meal is high in protein, and is easy for pets to digest. It is a good source of B vitamins and amino acids to support your pet’s overall well-being.
The fourth ingredient is Barley. Barley is a cereal grain. In pet food, barley serves as a source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.
The fifth ingredient is Brown Rice. Brown rice is a name for whole-grain rice with its outer hull removed. The brown rice in pet food can be a source of carbohydrates and fiber. Brown rice also contains omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals
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 American Journey Active Life Formula Lamb.
We’ve compared American Journey Active Life Formula Lamb to the other 1677 Dog Dry Food in our database:
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This recipe has:
- 4.43% less protein
- 0.79% more fat
- 1.53% 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.
American Journey Active Life Formula Lamb is priced below the average market price for Dog Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Active Life Formula Lamb, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned lamb based sources.
As for the overall quality of the recipe, 2 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.