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Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food

Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
New York, New York
Parent company
Perfectus Pet Food LLC
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $2.65
Cost per day: $0.10
Primary proteins
  • Deboned Beef
  • Beef Meal
  • Pork Meal

Ingredients

Deboned Beef, Sorghum, Barley, Oats, Beef Meal, Ground Sorghum, Pork Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Tomato Pomace, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid), Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Sea Salt, Inulin (From Chicory Root), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite And Calcium Iodate), Tocopherols (Preservative), Rosemary Extract, Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Product.

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 27%
? 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 53%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 54%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 64%

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 22%

Fat: 14%

Fiber: 5%

Moisture: 12%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 47%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 25%

Fat: 15.91%

Fiber: 5.68%

Carb: 53.41%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 21.36%

Fat: 33.01%

Carb: 45.63%

Our Review

Pros
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
Pros
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Perfectus has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Deboned Beef. Organic blueberries are grown without chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides. In pet food, organic blueberries serve as a source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to support your companion’s immune system and overall well-being. Organic blueberries also contain fiber and a small amount of easily digestible carbohydrates.

The second ingredient is Sorghum. Sorghum is a gluten-free grain from the sorghum plant. In pet food, sorghum can serve as a source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, iron, zinc, and vitamins B1 and B2.

The third ingredient is Barley. Barley is a cereal grain. In pet food, barley serves as a source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.

The fourth ingredient is Oats. Oats are seeds from the oat plant, usually with their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance. The oats in pet food are a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

The fifth ingredient is Beef Meal. Beef meal is cooked, dried, finely ground meat from any cattle breed. In pet food, beef meal can serve as a protein source as well as a source of animal fat, 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 Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food to the other 1423 dry dog food recipes in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 25% 30.01%
DM Fat 15.91% 15.98%
DM Fiber 5.68% 5.38%
DM Carb 53.41% 47.92%
Caloric Content 3677 kcal/kg 3537 kcal/kg

This recipe has:

  • 5.01% less protein
  • 0.07% less fat
  • 0.30% more fiber
  • 42.24% less carb
  • 140 more kcal/kg

Your adult dog needs a balance of macro and micronutrients to thrive. A food formulated for adult maintenance or all life stages is made to meet these needs. While there can be a lot of variation in actual calorie density, adult dog foods are generally intended to provide for basic calorie needs of the average active dog. In addition to satisfying their energy needs, these foods provide the protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, and other nutrients your adult dog needs to survive. Again, not all adult foods are the same, so you may have to search around for the right fit for your dog.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg.
Price per lb $2.65 $2.51
Price per 100 kcal $0.16 $0.17
Price per day $0.10 $0.10

Analysis Overview

Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for dry dog food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Perfectus Rich Red Meat & Ancient Grain Recipe Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from deboned beef based sources.

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