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

Company info

Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$5.00

Price per oz

$0.16

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Overall Score

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74%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 77%
Quality of Ingredients: 70%
Recall History: 86%
Price: 81%
Customer Experience: 85%
Manufacturing Method: 50%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 36.36%

Fat: 27.27%

Fiber: 6.82%

Carbs: 29.55%

Primary proteins

  • Duck

Ingredients We Like

  • Duck

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

Duck, Duck Broth, Sweet Potatoes, Sunflower Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Guar Gum, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Cassia Gum, Xanthan Gum, Magnesium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, 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
8.00% 6.00% 6.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
36.36% 27.27% 29.55%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
27.52% 50.12% 22.36%

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet Duck & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Duck. Duck is meat from any member of the Anatidae waterfowl. In pet food, duck can serve as a primary protein source as well as a source of animal fat, minerals, and amino acids. It is sometimes used as a novel protein, and is often an ingredient in diets formulated specifically for pets with allergies.

The second ingredient is Duck Broth. Duck broth is made by boiling duck meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. When added to pet food, duck broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The third 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 fourth ingredient is Sunflower Oil. Sunflower oil is a type of culinary oil that is pressed from ripe sunflower seeds. In pet food, sunflower oil can be a good source of healthy fat, vitamin E, and Omega-6 essential fatty acids.

The fifth ingredient is Dicalcium Phosphate. In pet food, dicalcium phosphate serves as a supplemental source of calcium and phosphate, two minerals that are essential for your pet’s well-being.

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 Duck & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food.

There are 14 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of controversial ingredients

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

List of healthy ingredients

  • Duck

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet Duck & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 36.36% 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:

  • 0.72% less 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 Duck & 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 Duck & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from duck based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are high-quality ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is recommended.

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