Parent companyChewy Inc.
- Deboned Lamb
- Lamb 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 in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
- Contains low-quality ingredients
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.
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Our review of American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Lamb & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Deboned Lamb. Deboned lamb is meat from a young sheep, with all the bones removed. In pet food, deboned lamb may be a primary protein source as well as a source of animal fat, amino acids, and minerals.
The second ingredient is Lamb Meal. Lamb meal is the rendered, ground, and dried meat from a young sheep. In pet food, lamb meal can be an important source of protein fat, vitamins, and minerals.
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 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 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 Lamb & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Lamb & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food to the other 6131 dog foods in our database:
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Compared to the other 6131 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:
- 12.64% 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.
American Journey Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Lamb & 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 Lamb & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned lamb 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.