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- Deboned Chicken
- Chicken Meal
- Turkey Meal
- Pea Protein
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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 protein content
- 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 Large Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free 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 Large Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared American Journey Large Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food to the other 1374 Dog Dry Food in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.|
This recipe has:
- 3.23% more protein
- 2.59% less fat
- 0.29% more fiber
Large breed dogs can certainly have a couple of nutritional needs unique to them. Orthopedic disease is chief among them. These can include hip and elbow dysplasia and earlier onset of arthritis. For this reason, somelarge dog breed foods may contain joint health ingredients like glucosamine and omega fatty acids. The risk of bloat is also much higher for large breed dogs, and this risk can be reduced with large kibble size and foods with a lower fat content.
|Product info||Market Price Avg.|
|Price per lb||$1.79||$2.49|
|Price per 100 kcal||$0.11||$0.16|
|Price per day||$0.07||$0.10|
American Journey Large Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Large Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned chicken based sources.