Whole Earth Farms Small Breed Turkey Dinner Grain-Free Canned Dog Food
Company HQAmarillo, Texas
Parent companyMerrick Pet Care
- Turkey Liver
- Dried Egg Product
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
- High in carbohydrates
- 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 Small Breed Turkey Dinner Grain-Free Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first 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 second ingredient is Turkey Broth. Turkey broth is the liquid that remains after turkey has been cooked. In pet food, turkey broth adds moisture, flavor, and aroma, along with some nutrients.
The third 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 fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Peas. Pea is a general term to describe whole, split, or milled peas, which are a grain-free, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. In pet food, pea products serve as an energy source as well as a supplementary source of vitamins and minerals.
When we analyzed the ingredients in Whole Earth Farms Small Breed Turkey Dinner Grain-Free 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||$0.4||$0.31||+29%|
|Price per 100 kcal||$1.07||$1.12||-4%|
|Price per day||$0.64||$0.67||-4%|
Whole Earth Farms Small Breed Turkey Dinner Grain-Free Canned Dog Food is priced within the average market price for wet dog food.
Because smaller dogs have higher metabolisms compared to their medium, large, and giant cousins, foods made for small breeds may have higher calorie density. Small dog breed foods also often have smaller kibble size for their smaller mouths.
With that in mind, we’ve compared Whole Earth Farms Small Breed Turkey Dinner Grain-Free Canned Dog Food to the other 1128 wet dog food recipes in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.||% From the Avg|
|Caloric Content||1305 kcal/kg||1075 kcal/kg||+21%|
Overall, this is a meat based food that’s moderate in protein with moderate fat and high carbohydrate content relative to other Wet Dog Foods.