Company HQOhio USA
Parent companyBest Breed
- Chicken Meal
- Duck Meal
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What We Like
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
What We Did Not Like
- Low in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Dr. Gary's Best Breed since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.
Since 2009 Dr. Gary's Best Breed has never been recalled.
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Our review of Dr. Gary's Best Breed Holistic Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs 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 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 Millet. Millet is a gluten-free cereal grain that finds its way into a variety of products ranging from baked goods to birdseed. In pet food, millet can be a source of carbohydrates, amino acids, fiber, B vitamins, and other nutrients.
The fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Duck Meal. Duck meal is cooked, dried, finely ground meat from any member of the Anatidae waterfowl. In pet food, duck meal can serve as a protein source as well as a source of animal fat, minerals, and amino acids. It is sometimes used as a novel protein and is often an ingredient in diets formulated specifically for pets with allergies.
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 Dr. Gary's Best Breed Holistic Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared Dr. Gary's Best Breed Holistic Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs Dry Dog Food to the other 1599 Dog Dry Food in our database:
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This recipe has:
- 1.30% less crude protein
- 0.63% more fat content
- 0.76% 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.
Dr. Gary's Best Breed Holistic Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for Dog Dry Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in Dr. Gary's Best Breed Holistic Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs 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, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.