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

American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.13
Cost per day: $0.23
Primary proteins
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

Ingredients

Beef, Chicken, Beef Broth, Chicken Liver, Potatoes, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Salt, Cassia Gum, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Chloride, Sunflower Oil, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Tricalcium Phosphate, 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.

Breed sizes

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

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Overall Score

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69%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 45%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 76%
? 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 88%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 81%
? 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: 9%

Fat: 6%

Fiber: 1.5%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 5.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 40.91%

Fat: 27.27%

Fiber: 6.82%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 25%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 30.96%

Fat: 50.12%

Carb: 18.92%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Affordable
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to American Journey since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 American Journey has never been recalled.

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.

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 meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Product infoMarket Price Avg.% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.13$0.31-58%
Price per 100 kcal$0.39$1.12-65%
Price per day$0.23$0.67-65%

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

Nutritional Analysis

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.

With that in mind, we’ve compared American Journey Beef & Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food to the other 1128 wet dog food recipes in our database:

Product infoAll Products avg.% From the Avg
DM Protein40.91%43.24%-5%
DM Fat27.27%22.9%+19%
DM Fiber6.82%7.03%-3%
DM Carb25%26.05%-4%
Caloric Content1186 kcal/kg1075 kcal/kg+10%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a meat based food that’s moderate in protein with high fat and moderate carbohydrate content relative to other Wet Dog Foods.

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