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Freely Salmon Recipe Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Freely Salmon Recipe Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Brentwood, Missouri
Parent company
Freely Pet, LLC
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $3.33
Cost per day: $0.13
Primary proteins
  • Salmon
  • Salmon Meal

Breed sizes

size-1 Toy
size-2 Small
size-3 Medium
size-4 Large
size-5 Giant

Overall Score

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57%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 33%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 69%
? 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 37%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 64%
? 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: 27%

Fat: 15%

Fiber: 4.5%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 43.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 30%

Fat: 16.67%

Fiber: 5%

Carb: 48.33%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 25.25%

Fat: 34.07%

Carb: 40.68%

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

Salmon, Sweet Potatoes, Salmon Meal, Peas, Lentils, Sunflower Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Salmon Flavor, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin 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 3,487.5 Kcal ME/Kg, 396.68 Kcal ME/cup

Ingredient Review

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

The first ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

The second ingredient is Sweet Potatoes. Sweet potatoes are added to pet food as an easy-to-digest source of grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates. They contain high levels of fiber, along with a number of important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

The third ingredient is Salmon Meal. Salmon meal is ground flesh from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon meal might also include other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon meal can be a good source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids.

The fourth ingredient is Peas. Pea is a general term to describe whole, split, or milled peas, which are a grain-free, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. In pet food, pea products serve as an energy source as well as a supplementary source of vitamins and minerals.

The fifth ingredient is Lentils. Lentils are legumes. In pet food, lentils are a source of protein, fiber, and nutrients including a number of essential 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 Freely Salmon Recipe Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Dry Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

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

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 30% 30.24%
DM Fat 16.67% 16.02%
DM Fiber 5% 5.19%

This recipe has:

  • 0.24% less protein
  • 0.65% more fat
  • 0.19% 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 $3.33 $2.51
Price per 100 kcal $0.21 $0.00
Price per day $0.13 $0.10

Analysis Overview

Freely Salmon Recipe Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Freely Salmon Recipe Limited Ingredient Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from salmon based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 4 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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