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American Journey Small Breed Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food

American Journey Small Breed Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.09
Primary proteins
  • Deboned Salmon
  • Chicken Meal
  • Turkey Meal
  • Pea Protein
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Feeding Instruction

A single morning serving will allow your cat to nibble freely throughout the day. The serving size should be adjusted based on your cat's age and activity level. Water is essential to your cat's good health. Always provide your cat with a bowl of fresh water.

Kittens (Under 1 Year): Feed 2 times the Adult requirement.

Pregnant and Nursing Cats: Feed 2 - 4 times the Adult requirement.

GOT IT

Ingredients

Deboned Salmon, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Turkey Meal, Chickpeas, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Pea Protein, Pea Starch, Flaxseed, Sunflower Oil, Taurine, Potassium Chloride, Blueberries, Carrots, Dried Chicory Root, Cranberries, Dried Kelp, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Oxide, L-Carnitine, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Breed sizes

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

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Overall Score

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63%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 44%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 71%
? 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 55%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 77%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 36%

Fat: 16%

Fiber: 5%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 33%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 40%

Fat: 17.78%

Fiber: 5.56%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 36.67%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 33.38%

Fat: 36.03%

Carb: 30.6%

Our Review

Pros
  • To our knowledge, American Journey has never had a product recall
  • Made with fiber-rich flaxseed
  • Contains dried kelp as a natural source of essential nutrients
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to American Journey since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 American Journey has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Journey Small Breed Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Deboned Salmon. Deboned salmon is meat from any species of salmon fish, with the bones removed. The deboned salmon in pet food is an excellent source of protein, Omega-3 fatty acid, and many other vital nutrients.

The second ingredient is Chicken Meal. In pet food, chicken meal is often listed as a source of protein. Chicken meal is produced by baking and grinding chicken meat and skin. As a dry form of animal protein, it is most often found in kibble and treats.

The third ingredient is Chondroitin Sulfate. Chondroitin sulfate is a natural anti-inflammatory agent that is often combined with glucosamine. The chondroitin sulfate in pet food, treats, and supplements is often intended to support healthy joint function, particularly in aging companion animals.

The fourth ingredient is Turkey Meal. The turkey meal in pet food is typically a byproduct of turkey meat production. Turkey meal is high in protein, and is easy for pets to digest. It is a good source of B vitamins and amino acids to support your pet’s overall well-being.

The fifth 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.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Small Breed Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product info

$2.5

Market Price avg.

$2.51

% From the Avg

-0%

Price per 100 kcal

Product info

$0.15

Market Price avg.

$0.17

% From the Avg

-7%

Price per day

Product info

$0.09

Market Price avg.

$0.10

% From the Avg

-7%

American Journey Small Breed Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for dry dog food.

Nutritional Analysis

Because smaller dogs have higher metabolisms compared to their medium, large, and giant cousins, foods made for small breeds may have higher calorie density. Small dog breed foods also often have smaller kibble size for their smaller mouths.

With that in mind, we’ve compared American Journey Small Breed Salmon & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food to the other 1423 dry dog food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

Product info

40%

All Products avg.

30.01%

% From the Avg

+33%

DM Fat

Product info

17.78%

All Products avg.

15.98%

% From the Avg

+11%

DM Fiber

Product info

5.56%

All Products avg.

5.38%

% From the Avg

+3%

DM Carb

Product info

36.67%

All Products avg.

47.92%

% From the Avg

-23%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a meat based food that’s high in protein with high fat and low carbohydrate content relative to other Dry Dog Foods.

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