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Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches

Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches
Company info
Company HQ
Natick, Massachusetts
Parent company
Weruva Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.57
Cost per day: $1.84
Primary proteins
  • Chicken
  • Mackerel
  • Salmon

Ingredients

Chicken Broth, Chicken, Mackerel, Salmon, Sunflower Seed Oil, Locust Bean Gum, Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum, Tricalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement.

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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72%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 63%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 80%
? 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 23%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 76%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 83%

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: 8%

Fat: 3.5%

Fiber: 0.5%

Moisture: 86%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 2%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 57.14%

Fat: 25%

Fiber: 3.57%

Carb: 14.29%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 43.24%

Fat: 45.95%

Carb: 10.81%

Our Review

Pros
  • Rich in protein
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Weruva has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Chicken Broth. Chicken broth is made by boiling chicken meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, chicken broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The second ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

The third ingredient is Mackerel. Mackerel is meat from a fish belonging to any mackerel species. In pet food, mackerel serves as a source of protein, essential fatty acids, and other important nutrients.

The fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Sunflower Seed Oil. Sunflower seed oil is a type of culinary oil that is pressed from ripe sunflower seeds. In pet food, sunflower seed oil can be a good source of healthy fat, vitamin E, and Omega-6 essential fatty 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 Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg. % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.57 $0.31 84%
Price per 100 kcal $3.06 $1.12 173%
Price per day $1.84 $0.67 174%

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches to the other 1128 wet dog food recipes in our database:

Product info All Products avg. % From the Avg
DM Protein 57.14% 43.24% 32%
DM Fat 25% 22.9% 9%
DM Fiber 3.57% 7.03% -49%
DM Carb 14.29% 26.05% -45%
Caloric Content 651 kcal/kg 1075 kcal/kg -39%

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

Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches is priced above the average market price for wet dog food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Weruva Dogs in the Kitchen Goldie Lox with Chicken & Wild Caught Salmon Au Jus Grain-Free Dog Food Pouches, we found that most of the protein is derived from animal based sources.

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