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American Journey Landmark Trailhead Blend with Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.

Primary proteins

  • Deboned Chicken
  • Deboned Turkey
  • Chicken Meal
  • Dried Egg Product
  • Duck Meal

Breed sizes

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

Age range

Puppy

Cost per day

$1.90

Price per lb

$2.83

Overall Score

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76%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 93%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 81%
? 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 55%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 85%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 40%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 44.44%

Fat: 16.67%

Fiber: 2.22%

Carbs: 36.67%

What We Like

  • 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

  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture

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.

Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Lentils, Peas, Tapioca Starch, Chicken Meal, Pork Gelatin, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Duck Meal, Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Salt, Fructooligosaccharides, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
40.00% 15.00% 33.00%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
44.44% 16.67% 36.67%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
36.55% 33.29% 30.16%

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Journey Landmark Trailhead Blend with Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey Grain-Free 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 Deboned Turkey. Deboned turkey is a general term for turkey meat that has had the bones removed. The deboned turkey in pet food is a valuable protein source as well as a source of other essential nutrients to benefit your companion’s overall wellbeing.

The third ingredient is Turkey Meal Source Of Glucosamine. When you see “turkey meal source of glucosamine” in pet products, it means that the dried, ground turkey contains cartilage and soluble proteins that contribute joint-supporting glucosamine to your companion’s meals.

The fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Lentils. Lentils are legumes. In pet food, lentils are a source of protein, fiber, and nutrients including a number of essential 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 Landmark Trailhead Blend with Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared American Journey Landmark Trailhead Blend with Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food to the other 3174 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 44.44% 37.08%
Crude Fat 16.67% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 2.22% 5.47%

Compared to the other 3174 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:

  • 7.36% more crude protein
  • 1.54% more fat content
  • 3.25% less 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 Landmark Trailhead Blend with Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Landmark Trailhead Blend with Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey Grain-Free Puppy Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned chicken 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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