Company HQCedarburg, Wisconsin
Parent companyAmerican Natural Premium
- Menhaden Fish Meal
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What We Like
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
- Most customers have good experiences with this food
What We Did Not Like
- Low in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
- Contains low-quality ingredients
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Our review of American Natural Premium Grain-Free Ocean Fish Meal & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Menhaden Fish Meal. Menhaden fish meal is dried, ground tissue from menhaden fish. In pet food, menhaden fish meal serves as a source of protein, amino acids, and essential fatty acids to help keep your companion’s skin and coat healthy.
The second 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 third ingredient is Potatoes. Potatoes are versatile starchy root vegetables that provide carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and some fiber. In pet food, potatoes can add texture and flavor while replacing other starches. Many grain-free and gluten-free pet foods contain potatoes.
The fourth ingredient is Pea Flour. Pea flour is a fine powder made with peas. In pet food, pea flour is a low-cost source of protein, fiber, and gluten-free carbohydrates.
The fifth ingredient is Pork Meat Meal. Pork meat meal is cooked, dried, and pulverized or ground meat from swine. The pork meat meal in pet food is a source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
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 Grain-Free Ocean Fish Meal & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared American Natural Premium Grain-Free Ocean Fish Meal & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food to the other 3174 dog foods in our database:
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Compared to the other 3174 dog foods in our database, this recipe has:
- 5.97% less crude protein
- 1.54% more 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 Natural Premium Grain-Free Ocean Fish Meal & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dog Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in American Natural Premium Grain-Free Ocean Fish Meal & Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from menhaden fish meal based sources.
As for the overall quality of the recipe, 4 of the first 5 ingredients are low-quality and controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.