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- Deboned Chicken
- Chicken Meal
- Turkey Meal
- Pea Protein
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What We Like
- High in carbohydrates
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
- Has all the nutrients your puppy or mother dog needs
What We Did Not Like
- Low protein content
- 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 Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Deboned Chicken. Deboned chicken is chicken meat with the bones removed. In pet food, deboned chicken is a valuable source of protein.
The second ingredient is Chicken Meal. In pet food, chicken meal is often listed as a source of protein. Chicken meal is produced by baking and grinding chicken meat and skin. As a dry form of animal protein, it is most often found in kibble and treats.
The third ingredient is Chondroitin Sulfate. Chondroitin sulfate is a natural anti-inflammatory agent that is often combined with glucosamine. The chondroitin sulfate in pet food, treats, and supplements is often intended to support healthy joint function, particularly in aging companion animals.
The fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Peas. Pea is a general term to describe whole, split, or milled peas, which are a grain-free, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. In pet food, pea products serve as an energy source as well as a supplementary source of 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 Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared American Journey Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food to the other 209 Puppy Dry Food in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.|
This recipe has:
- 0.89% more protein
- 4.55% less fat
- 2.10% more fiber
Like puppies of any breed, large breed puppies require extra calories to support growth and development. However, large breed puppies grow more slowly and are at an increased risk of developing bone deformities. That’s why puppy formulas for large breed dogs should have an optimal ratio of calcium to phosphorus. This helps to ensure appropriate large bone growth rate over the typically extended period of growth time for these big dogs and mitigates against bone deformities.
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|Price per lb||$1.79||$2.69|
|Price per 100 kcal||$0.11||$0.16|
|Price per day||$0.07||$0.10|
American Journey Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Puppy Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned chicken based sources.