Whole Earth Farms Grain-Free Puppy Recipe Canned Dog Food
Company HQAmarillo, Texas
Parent companyMerrick Pet Care
- Chicken Liver
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.
Dry Matter Analysis
Calorie Weighted Basis
- High moisture content
- High-quality ingredients
- Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
- Has all the nutrients your puppy or mother dog needs
- Low protein content
- Low carbohydrate content
- Some dogs may be allergic to fish
The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Whole Earth Farms since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.
Since 2011 Whole Earth Farms has never been recalled.
Our review of Whole Earth Farms Grain-Free Puppy Recipe Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first 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 second 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 third ingredient is Turkey. Turkey is an easily digested meat that’s relatively low in fat. In pet food, turkey might be the primary protein source or it may be part of a blend made with different proteins.
The fourth ingredient is Chicken Liver. Chicken liver is one of a few organ meats that come from a chicken. In pet food, chicken liver serves as a source of protein, iron, and amino acids.
The fifth 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.
When we analyzed the ingredients in Whole Earth Farms Grain-Free Puppy Recipe Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.
|Product info||Market Price Avg.||% From the Avg|
|Price per oz||$0.19||$0.26||-27%|
|Price per 100 kcal||$0.54||$0.83||-35%|
|Price per day||$0.32||$0.50||-35%|
Whole Earth Farms Grain-Free Puppy Recipe Canned Dog Food is priced below the average market price for wet puppy food.
A puppy needs plenty of calories to support their growth and development. In general, puppy foods are much higher in calories to help support all of the extra energy that goes into growth. Depending on your pup’s breed, they may need to continue eating puppy food for between 6 and 24 months. Small breeds tend to mature more quickly than large breeds. Make sure to ask your veterinarian how long your puppy should remain on a puppy formula.
With that in mind, we’ve compared Whole Earth Farms Grain-Free Puppy Recipe Canned Dog Food to the other 63 wet puppy food recipes in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.||% From the Avg|
|Caloric Content||1212 kcal/kg||1161 kcal/kg||+4%|
Overall, this is a meat based food that’s moderate in protein with moderate fat and moderate carbohydrate content relative to other Wet Puppy Foods.