Company HQOhio USA
Parent companyBest Breed
- Buffalo Meal
- Lamb 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
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 Grain-Free Red Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Buffalo Meal. Blood meal is dehydrated, ground blood that is drained from slaughtered animals as part of the butchering process. While this product might sound unappetizing to us, the blood meal in pet food can be a good source of iron and other essential nutrients.
The second ingredient is Red Lentils. Red lentils are legumes. In pet food, red lentils are a source of protein, fiber, and nutrients including a number of essential vitamins and minerals.
The third ingredient is Green Peas. Green peas are legumes, usually with the pod or shell removed. The green peas in pet food can be a good source of plant-based protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
The fourth 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.
The fifth 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.
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 Grain-Free Red Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food.
We’ve compared Dr. Gary's Best Breed Holistic Grain-Free Red Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food to the other 1599 Dog Dry Food in our database:
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This recipe has:
- 5.37% more crude protein
- 0.63% more fat content
- 0.20% 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 Grain-Free Red Meat Recipe 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 Grain-Free Red Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from buffalo 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.