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Sportsman’s Pride Limited Ingredient Formula 26/18 Dry Dog Food

Sportsman's Pride Limited Ingredient Formula 26/18 Dry Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Red Bay, Alabama
Parent company
Sunshine Mills
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.03
Primary proteins

Ingredients

Turkey Meal (Natural Source Of Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate), Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Dried Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Beet Pulp (Sugar Removed), Natural Flavors, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Source Of Vitamin B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source Of Vitamin B6), Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Minerals, (Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite).

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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53%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 39%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 65%
? 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 25%
? 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 94%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 74%
? 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

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: 26%

Fat: 18%

Fiber: 3%

Moisture: 12%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 41%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 29.55%

Fat: 20.45%

Fiber: 3.41%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 46.59%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 23.48%

Fat: 39.48%

Carb: 37.03%

Our Review

Pros
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
  • Affordable
Cons
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Contains plant-based proteins
  • The brand has had multiple recalls over recent years

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Sportsman's Pride since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Sportsman's Pride - Dry Dog Food (11/26/2018) -+
Date: 11/26/2018
Company Name: Sunshine Mills Inc.
Product Description: Dry Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Sportsman's Pride - Pet Food (10/08/2020) -+
Date: 10/08/2020
Company Name: Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Product Description: Pet Food
Recall Reason: May Contain Aflatoxin
Sportsman's Pride - Dog Food Products (06/03/2021) -+
Date: 06/03/2021
Company Name: Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Product Description: Dog Food Products
Recall Reason: Salmonella contamination

Ingredient Review

Our review of Sportsman's Pride Limited Ingredient Formula 26/18 Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Turkey Meal Natural Source Of Glucosamine. Turkey Meal Natural Source Of Glucosamine is sourced from domesticated turkey. It’s rich in proteins, amino acids, glucosamine, chondroitin, and B vitamins. In Pet diet, it helps supports joints health and lean muscles

The second ingredient is Chondroitin Sulfate. Chondroitin sulfate is a natural anti-inflammatory agent that is often combined with glucosamine. The chondroitin sulfate in pet food, treats, and supplements is often intended to support healthy joint function, particularly in aging companion animals.

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 Oatmeal. Oatmeal is made with oats that have had their tough outer hulls removed before further processing into a coarse high-fiber substance. The oatmeal in pet food is a source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals to support your companion’s overall well-being.

The fifth ingredient is Dried Peas. Dried peas are dried seeds from any edible pea plant species. The dried peas in pet food are typically ground to provide a source of plant-based protein, fiber, and other important nutrients.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Sportsman's Pride Limited Ingredient Formula 26/18 Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product Price

$0.76

Market Price avg.

$3.56

% From the Avg

-79%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.04

Market Price avg.

$0.23

% From the Avg

-80%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.03

Market Price avg.

$0.14

% From the Avg

-81%

Sportsman's Pride Limited Ingredient Formula 26/18 Dry Dog Food is priced well below the average market price for dry dog food.

Nutritional Analysis

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.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Sportsman's Pride Limited Ingredient Formula 26/18 Dry Dog Food to the other 1525 dry dog food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

29.55%

All Products avg.

30.04%

% From the Avg

-2%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

20.45%

All Products avg.

16.01%

% From the Avg

+28%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

3.41%

All Products avg.

5.36%

% From the Avg

-36%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

46.59%

All Products avg.

47.71%

% From the Avg

-2%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a meat based food that’s moderate in protein with high fat and moderate carbohydrate content relative to other dry dog foods.

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