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American Natural Premium Chicken-Free Lamb & Rice Dry Dog Food

American Natural Premium Chicken-Free Lamb & Rice Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Parent company
American Natural Premium
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.10
Primary proteins
  • Lamb Meal
View Feeding Instruction

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

Lamb Meal, Brown Rice, Barley, Peas, Oat Flour, Pork Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Vegetable Broth, Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Vitamins [Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Chloride, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin], Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate, Ferrous Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate], Sorbic Acid (Preservative), Dried Lactobacillus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product.

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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60%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 29%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 66%
? 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 50%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 79%
? 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 70%

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: 24%

Fat: 14%

Fiber: 4%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 48%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 26.67%

Fat: 15.56%

Fiber: 4.44%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 53.33%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 22.64%

Fat: 32.08%

Carb: 45.28%

Our Review

Pros
  • To our knowledge, American Natural Premium has never had a product recall
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Made with fiber-rich flaxseed
Cons
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Contains plant-based proteins

Recall History

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

Since 2011 American Natural Premium has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Natural Premium Chicken-Free Lamb & Rice Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first 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 second ingredient is Brown Rice. Brown rice is a name for whole-grain rice with its outer hull removed. The brown rice in pet food can be a source of carbohydrates and fiber. Brown rice also contains omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals

The third ingredient is Barley. Barley is a cereal grain. In pet food, barley serves as a source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.

The fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Oat Flour. Cobalt glucoheptonate is a supplemental form of the trace mineral cobalt. In pet food, cobalt glucoheptonate can help support the synthesis of red blood cells.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Natural Premium Chicken-Free Lamb & Rice Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product info

$1.91

Market Price avg.

$2.51

% From the Avg

-24%

Price per 100 kcal

Product info

$0.16

Market Price avg.

$0.17

% From the Avg

-1%

Price per day

Product info

$0.10

Market Price avg.

$0.10

% From the Avg

-1%

American Natural Premium Chicken-Free Lamb & Rice Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for dry dog food.

Nutritional Analysis

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.

With that in mind, we’ve compared American Natural Premium Chicken-Free Lamb & Rice Dry Dog Food to the other 1423 dry dog food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

Product info

26.67%

All Products avg.

30.01%

% From the Avg

-11%

DM Fat

Product info

15.56%

All Products avg.

15.98%

% From the Avg

-3%

DM Fiber

Product info

4.44%

All Products avg.

5.38%

% From the Avg

-17%

DM Carb

Product info

53.33%

All Products avg.

47.92%

% From the Avg

+11%

Analysis Overview

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

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