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Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food

Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Brentwood, Missouri
Parent company
Freely Pet, LLC
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $2.86
Cost per day: $0.11
Primary proteins
  • Deboned Lamb
  • Lamb Meal

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 70%
? 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 46%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 75%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 24%

Fat: 14%

Fiber: 3.5%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 48.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 26.67%

Fat: 15.56%

Fiber: 3.89%

Carb: 53.89%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 22.54%

Fat: 31.92%

Carb: 45.54%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Freely has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Deboned Lamb, Lamb Meal, Brown Rice, Oat Groats, Pearled Barley, Millet, Sunflower Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid), Taurine, Dl-Methionine, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Calcium Carbonate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Dried Chicory Root, Rosemary Extract Caloric Content 3,517.5 Kcal ME/kg, 364 Kcal ME/cup

Ingredient Review

Our review of Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Deboned Lamb. Deboned lamb is meat from a young sheep, with all the bones removed. In pet food, deboned lamb may be a primary protein source as well as a source of animal fat, amino acids, and minerals.

The second 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 third 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 fourth ingredient is Oat Groats. Oat groats are whole seeds from the oat plant that have had their tough outer hulls removed. The oat groats in pet food are a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

The fifth 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.

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 Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food to the other 1650 Dog Dry Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 26.67% 30.24%
DM Fat 15.56% 16.02%
DM Fiber 3.89% 5.19%

This recipe has:

  • 3.57% less protein
  • 0.46% less fat
  • 1.30% 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.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg.
Price per lb $2.86 $2.51
Price per 100 kcal $0.18 $0.00
Price per day $0.11 $0.10

Analysis Overview

Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Freely Lamb Recipe Limited Ingredient Whole Grain Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned lamb 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.

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