American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food

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Chewy Inc.

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Overall Score



Nutrient Value: 86%
Quality of Ingredients: 75%
Recall History: 86%
Price: 84%
Customer Experience: 83%
Manufacturing Method: 50%

Dry Matter Analysis


Protein: 40.91%

Fat: 27.27%

Fiber: 6.82%

Carbs: 25.00%

Primary proteins

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

Ingredients We Like

  • Beef
  • Beef Broth
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • None

Recall History

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.


Beef, Chicken, Beef Broth, Chicken Liver, Potatoes, Flaxseed, Tricalcium Phosphate, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Salt, Cassia Gum, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Chloride, Sunflower Oil, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Vitamin E Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Thiamine Mononitrate, Cobalt Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
9.00% 6.00% 5.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
40.91% 27.27% 25.00%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
30.96% 50.12% 18.92%

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Beef. Beef is meat from any cattle breed. In pet food, beef can be fresh, freeze-dried, dehydrated, ground, or finely processed into beef meal.

The second 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 third ingredient is Beef Broth. Beef broth is the liquid that remains after beef has been cooked. The beef broth in pet food isn’t a major source of nutrients however it does add flavor and aroma to appeal to your companion.

The fourth ingredient is Chicken Liver. Chicken liver is one of a few organ meats that come from a chicken. In pet food, chicken liver serves as a source of protein, iron, and amino acids.

The fifth 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.

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 Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food.

There are 16 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of controversial ingredients

  • Cassia Gum
  • Guar Gum
  • Potatoes
  • Xanthan Gum

List of potential allergens

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

List of healthy ingredients

  • Beef
  • Beef Broth
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 40.91% 37.08%
Crude Fat 27.27% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 6.82% 5.47%

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

  • 3.83% more crude protein
  • 12.14% more fat content
  • 1.35% 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.

Analysis Overview

American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from beef based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 4 of the first 5 ingredients are high-quality ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is recommended.

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