American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$5.64

Price per oz

$0.16

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Overall Score

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77%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 86%
Quality of Ingredients: 73%
Recall History: 86%
Price: 79%
Customer Experience: 93%
Manufacturing Method: 50%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 40.91%

Fat: 27.27%

Fiber: 6.82%

Carbs: 25.00%

Primary proteins

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

Ingredients We Like

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Broth
  • 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.

Ingredients

Chicken, Chicken Broth, Chicken Liver, Sweet Potatoes, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Cassia Gum, Xanthan Gum, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Sunflower Oil, 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 Limited Ingredient Diet Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first 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 second ingredient is Chicken Broth. Chicken broth is made by boiling chicken meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, chicken broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The third 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 fourth ingredient is Sweet Potatoes. Sweet potatoes are added to pet food as an easy-to-digest source of grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates. They contain high levels of fiber, along with a number of important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

The fifth ingredient is Flaxseed. Flaxseed comes from the flax plant, which is cultivated for both food and fiber. In pet food, flaxseed serves as a source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids, which provide a number of benefits and contribute to healthy skin and a shiny coat.

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 Limited Ingredient Diet Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food.

There are 15 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of controversial ingredients

  • Cassia Gum
  • Guar Gum
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Xanthan Gum

List of potential allergens

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver

List of healthy ingredients

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Broth
  • Chicken Liver

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet Chicken & Sweet Potato 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 Limited Ingredient Diet Chicken & Sweet Potato 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 Limited Ingredient Diet Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from 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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