American Natural Premium Exhibitor’s Choice Dry Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Parent company
American Natural Premium

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$1.44

Price per lb

$2.25

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Overall Score

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71%

Ratings

Nutrient Value: 60%
Quality of Ingredients: 73%
Recall History: 90%
Price: 66%
Customer Experience: 93%
Manufacturing Method: 40%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 27.78%

Fat: 18.89%

Fiber: 3.89%

Carbs: 49.44%

Primary proteins

  • Chicken Meal
  • Chicken
  • Cheese

Ingredients We Like

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Cartilage
  • Chicken Fat
  • Chicken Meal
  • Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • Cheese
  • Alfalfa Meal

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to American Natural Premium since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 American Natural Premium has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Whole Dried Eggs, Chicken, Whole Ground Oats, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potato, Brown Rice, Tomato Pomace, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Cheese, Flaxseed, Alfalfa Meal, Carrots, Lettuce, Celery, Chicken Cartilage, Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamins [Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Bitartrate, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin], Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate, Sorbic Acid (Preservative), Ferrous Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate], Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product.

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
25.00% 17.00% 44.50%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
27.78% 18.89% 49.44%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
22.57% 37.27% 40.17%

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Natural Premium Exhibitor's Choice Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first 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 second ingredient is Pearled Barley. Pearled Barley is the cereal grain barley with its outer hull removed. In pet food, pearled barley serves as a source of carbohydrates. It is lower in nutrients than whole barley or barley groats.

The third ingredient is Oatmeal. Oatmeal is made with oats that have had their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance. The oatmeal in pet food is a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

The fourth ingredient is Whole Dried Eggs. Whole dried eggs are a combination of dehydrated egg white and dehydrated egg yolk. The whole dried eggs in pet food are a good source of healthy, easily digested protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals.

The fifth ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

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 Natural Premium Exhibitor's Choice Dry Dog Food.

There are 28 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of harmful ingredients

  • Cheese

List of low-quality ingredients

  • Alfalfa Meal

List of controversial ingredients

  • Brown Rice
  • Carrots
  • Oatmeal
  • Pearled Barley
  • Potato
  • Tomato Pomace
  • Whole Ground Oats

List of potential allergens

  • Chicken Meal
  • Chicken
  • Cheese

List of healthy ingredients

  • Chicken
  • Chicken Cartilage
  • Chicken Fat
  • Chicken Meal
  • Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product
  • Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product
  • Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product
  • Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product
  • Salmon Oil
  • Whole Dried Eggs

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared American Natural Premium Exhibitor's Choice 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 18.89% 15.13%
Crude Fiber 3.89% 5.47%

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

  • 9.3% less crude protein
  • 3.76% more fat content
  • 1.58% less 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 Natural Premium Exhibitor's Choice Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Natural Premium Exhibitor's Choice Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from chicken meal 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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