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

Company info

Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.

Age range

Adult

Price per lb

$2.79

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Overall Score

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66%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 60%
Quality of Ingredients: 67%
Recall History: 86%
Price: 56%
Customer Experience: 88%
Manufacturing Method: 40%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 27.78%

Fat: 13.33%

Fiber: 6.67%

Carbs: 52.22%

Primary proteins

  • Deboned Duck
  • Duck Meal
  • Pea Protein

Ingredients We Like

  • Deboned Duck

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • Canola Oil

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 Duck, Duck Meal, Peas, Sweet Potatoes, Pea Starch, Pea Protein, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Dicalcium Phosphate, Sunflower Oil, Fish Oil, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, L-Threonine, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
25.00% 12.00% 47.00%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
27.78% 13.33% 52.22%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
24.72% 28.81% 46.47%

Ingredient Review

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

The first ingredient is Deboned Duck. Deboned duck is meat from any member of the Anatidae waterfowl, with all bones removed. In pet food, deboned 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 Meal. Duck meal is cooked, dried, finely ground meat from any member of the Anatidae waterfowl. In pet food, duck meal can serve as a 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 third ingredient is Peas. In pet food, iron proteinate is added as an easily absorbed form of the essential mineral iron. Your pet needs iron to produce hemoglobin, which transports oxygen throughout the body.

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 Pea Starch. Pea starch is a gluten-free starch that comes from ground peas. The pea starch in pet food is a source of carbohydrates, and is typically used as a thickener, filler, or gelling agent.

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

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

List of low-quality ingredients

  • Canola Oil

List of controversial ingredients

  • Dried Plain Beet Pulp
  • Pea Protein
  • Peas
  • Sweet Potatoes

List of healthy ingredients

  • Deboned Duck

Nutritional Analysis

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

Product info All Products avg.
Crude Protein 27.78% 37.08%
Crude Fat 13.33% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 6.67% 5.47%

Compared to the other 6131 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:

  • 9.3% less crude protein
  • 1.8% less fat content
  • 1.2% 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 Grain-Free Duck & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Duck & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned duck based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 2 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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