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Sport Dog Food K-9 Series Police K-9 Chicken & Fish Formula Dry Dog Food

Company info

Company HQ
New York City, New York
Parent company
Sport Dog

Primary proteins

  • Chicken Meal
  • Oceanfish Meal

Breed sizes

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

Age range

Adult

Cost per day

$20.89

Price per oz

$1.72

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 31%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 50%
? 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 75%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 83%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 40%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 28.57%

Fat: 20.88%

Fiber: 3.74%

Carbs: 46.81%

What We Like

  • Affordable
  • 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 Sport Dog Food since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Sport Dog Food has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Whole Ground Sorghum, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Whole Ground Millet, Oceanfish Meal, Yeast Cultures, Salmon Oil, Calcium Propionate, Choline Chloride, Glucosamine, Potassium Chloride, Kelp Meal, Natural Flavors, Chondroitin Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex (Chelate), Sea Salt, Iron Amino Acid Complex (Chelate), Inulin (Chicory Root), Dried Pumpkin, Dried Carrot, Dried Blueberry, Dried Cranberry, Yucca Schidigera Extract (Probiotic), Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Complex (Chelate), Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Complex (Chelate), Selenium Yeast, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Niacin (Vitamin B3), L-Carnitine, D-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin (Vitamin B8), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Green Tea Extract, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product (Probiotic), Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product (Probiotic), Bifido Bacterium Bifidium Fermentation Product (Probiotic), Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product (Probiotic). Caloric Content 3,718 kcal/kg, 526 kcals/cup

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
26.00% 19.00% 42.60%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein Fat Carbs
28.57% 20.88% 46.81%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein Fat Carbs
22.66% 40.21% 37.13%

Ingredient Review

Our review of Sport Dog Food K-9 Series Police K-9 Chicken & Fish Formula Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Chicken Meal. In pet food, chicken meal is often listed as a source of protein. Chicken meal is produced by baking and grinding chicken meat and skin. As a dry form of animal protein, it is most often found in kibble and treats.

The second ingredient is Whole Ground Sorghum. Whole ground sorghum is made with gluten-free grain from the sorghum plant. It has been processed into smaller particles for better absorption and a smoother texture. In pet food, whole ground sorghum can serve as a source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, iron, zinc, and vitamins B1 and B2.

The third ingredient is Chicken Fat. Chicken fat is a good source of omega-6 fatty acids including linoleic acid. In pet food, chicken fat also adds flavor, improves consistency, and serves as a source of the animal fat pets need for overall wellbeing.

The fourth ingredient is Mixed Tocopherols. Mixed tocopherols are a form of vitamin E. These antioxidants are used as a natural preservative. In pet food, mixed tocopherols help to prevent spoilage and oxidization.

The fifth ingredient is Whole Ground Millet. Whole ground millet is a milled gluten-free cereal grain that finds its way into a variety of baked products. In pet food, whole ground millet can be a source of carbohydrates, amino acids, fiber, B vitamins, and other nutrients.

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 Sport Dog Food K-9 Series Police K-9 Chicken & Fish Formula Dry Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Sport Dog Food K-9 Series Police K-9 Chicken & Fish Formula Dry Dog Food to the other 1599 Dog Dry Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 28.57% 30.19%
DM Fat 20.88% 16.04%
DM Fiber 3.74% 5.2%

This recipe has:

  • 1.62% less crude protein
  • 4.84% more fat content
  • 1.46% 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.

Analysis Overview

Sport Dog Food K-9 Series Police K-9 Chicken & Fish Formula Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for Dog Dry Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Sport Dog Food K-9 Series Police K-9 Chicken & Fish Formula Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from chicken meal based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 2 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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