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Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
New York, New York
Parent company
PURPOSE PET FOOD
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $2.21
Cost per day: $1.10
Primary proteins
  • Ground Turkey With Bone
  • Turkey Heart
  • Turkey Liver
  • Turkey Gizzard

Ingredients

Ground Turkey With Bone, Turkey Heart, Turkey Liver, Turkey Gizzard, Organic Broccoli, Organic Carrots, Organic Squash, Organic Apples, Organic Blueberry, Herring Oil, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Coconut Oil, Potassium Chloride, Dried Kelp, Sodium Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Thiamine Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement.

Breed sizes

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

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Overall Score

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63%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 59%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 72%
? 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 40%
? 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 30%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 49%

Fat: 21%

Fiber: 2%

Moisture: 8%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 20%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 53.26%

Fat: 22.83%

Fiber: 2.17%

Carb: 21.74%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 40.83%

Fat: 42.5%

Carb: 16.67%

Our Review

Pros
  • Rich in protein
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
Cons
  • 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 Purpose since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Purpose has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Ground Turkey With Bone. Ground turkey with bone is milled turkey meat with the bones ground in. This isn’t something we humans would find appealing but in pet food, ground turkey with bone can be a valuable source of protein, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals to support your furry friend’s overall well-being.

The second ingredient is Turkey Heart. Turkey heart is meat from the muscles that form a turkey’s heart. In pet food, turkey heart can be a good source of protein, iron, and other important nutrients.

The third ingredient is Turkey Liver. Turkey liver is a general term that can refer to fresh, frozen, cooked, or freeze dried liver from a turkey of any breed. The turkey liver in pet food is more than just a source of protein – it’s also a good source of vitamin A, copper, niacin, zinc, and other essential nutrients.

The fourth ingredient is Turkey Gizzard. Turkey gizzard is an internal organ from a turkey. While this might not sound appealing to most of us, it is rich in a number of essential nutrients including iron and zinc. Added to pet food, turkey gizzard is also a source of protein and amino acids to support your four-legged friend’s well-being.

The fifth ingredient is Organic Broccoli. Organic broccoli is a vegetable that’s in the same family as cabbage. It is grown without chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides. In pet food, organic broccoli serves as a source of fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to benefit your companion’s wellbeing.

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 Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg. % From the Avg
Price per oz $2.21 $2.36 -6%
Price per 100 kcal $1.83 $1.59 15%
Price per day $1.10 $0.96 14%

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food to the other 202 fresh frozen dog food recipes in our database:

Product info All Products avg. % From the Avg
DM Protein 53.26% 44.59% 19%
DM Fat 22.83% 27.57% -17%
DM Fiber 2.17% 4.64% -53%
DM Carb 21.74% 22.85% -5%
Caloric Content 4268 kcal/kg 4078 kcal/kg 5%

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.

Analysis Overview

Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food is priced within the average market price for fresh frozen dog food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Purpose Turkey & Veggie Grain-Free Freeze-Dried Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from animal based sources.

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