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

American Journey Limited Ingredient Venison & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $2.49
Cost per day: $0.10
Primary proteins
  • Deboned Venison
  • Venison Meal
  • Potato Protein
  • Pea Protein

Breed sizes

size-1 Toy
size-2 Small
size-3 Medium
size-4 Large
size-5 Giant

Overall Score

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61%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 27%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 62%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 48%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 82%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 64%

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 22%

Fat: 12%

Fiber: 6%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 50%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 24.44%

Fat: 13.33%

Fiber: 6.67%

Carb: 55.56%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 21.75%

Fat: 28.81%

Carb: 49.44%

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

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 Venison, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Chickpeas, Venison Meal, Natural Flavor, Potato Protein, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Canola Meal, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Tapioca Starch, Pea Starch, Pea Protein, Sunflower Oil, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), DL-Methionine, L-Threonine, Taurine, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate), Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), L-Tryptophan, Rosemary Extract. Caloric Content 3,307 kcal/kg, 325 kcal/cup

Ingredient Review

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

The first ingredient is Deboned Venison. Deboned venison is meat from an elk, deer, or antelope, with all bones removed. In pet food, deboned venison can be an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B12, and many other essential nutrients to support your companion’s well-being. Venison can be a novel protein in diets for pets with sensitivities, too.

The second 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 third 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.

The fourth ingredient is Chickpeas. Chickpeas are legumes. Also known as garbanzo beans, the chickpeas in pet food serve as a source of protein and fiber, as well as some grain-free carbohydrates.

The fifth ingredient is Venison Meal. Venison meal is cooked, dried, finely ground meat from an elk, deer, or antelope. In pet food, venison meal can be an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B12, and many other essential nutrients to support your companion’s well-being. Venison meal can be a novel protein in diets for pets with sensitivities, too.

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

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared American Journey Limited Ingredient Venison & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food to the other 1374 Dog Dry Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 24.44% 30.1%
DM Fat 13.33% 15.92%
DM Fiber 6.67% 5.27%

This recipe has:

  • 5.66% less protein
  • 2.59% less fat
  • 1.40% more fiber

Your adult dog needs a balance of macro and micronutrients to thrive. A food formulated for adult maintenance or all life stages is made to meet these needs. While there can be a lot of variation in actual calorie density, adult dog foods are generally intended to provide for basic calorie needs of the average active dog. In addition to satisfying their energy needs, these foods provide the protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, and other nutrients your adult dog needs to survive. Again, not all adult foods are the same, so you may have to search around for the right fit for your dog.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg.
Price per lb $2.49 $2.49
Price per 100 kcal $0.17 $0.16
Price per day $0.10 $0.10

Analysis Overview

American Journey Limited Ingredient Venison & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

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

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