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Zignature Trout & Salmon Limited Ingredient Formula Grain-Free Canned Dog Food

Zignature Trout & Salmon Limited Ingredient Formula Grain-Free Canned Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
North Hollywood, California
Parent company
Pets Global, Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Wet Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.48
Primary proteins
  • Trout
  • Salmon
  • Salmon Meal

Ingredients

Trout, Fish Broth, Salmon, Peas, Chickpeas, Agar-Agar, Calcium Carbonate, Salmon Meal, Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Taurine, L-Carnitine.

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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73%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 62%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 62%
? 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 74%
? 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 50%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 100%

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: 9%

Fat: 5.5%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 6.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 40.91%

Fat: 25%

Fiber: 4.55%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 29.55%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 31.19%

Fat: 46.29%

Carb: 22.52%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • To our knowledge, Zignature has never had a product recall
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
  • Affordable
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Zignature has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Zignature Trout & Salmon Limited Ingredient Formula Grain-Free Canned Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Trout. Trout is meat from any species of fish in the trout family. In pet food, trout can be an excellent source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids.

The second ingredient is Fish Broth. Fish broth is a byproduct of the seafood cooking process, and can contain fish of any kind. In pet food, fish broth adds flavor and aroma, along with some nutrients.

The third 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 fourth 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.

The fifth ingredient is Chickpeas. Chickpeas are legumes. Also known as garbanzo beans, the chickpeas in pet food serve as a source of protein and fiber, as well as some grain-free carbohydrates.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Zignature Trout & Salmon Limited Ingredient Formula Grain-Free Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product Price

$0.25

Market Price avg.

$0.35

% From the Avg

-29%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.80

Market Price avg.

$1.25

% From the Avg

-36%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.48

Market Price avg.

$0.75

% From the Avg

-36%

Zignature Trout & Salmon Limited Ingredient Formula Grain-Free Canned Dog Food is priced below the average market price for wet 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 Zignature Trout & Salmon Limited Ingredient Formula Grain-Free Canned Dog Food to the other 1212 wet dog food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

40.91%

All Products avg.

42.93%

% From the Avg

-5%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

25%

All Products avg.

22.91%

% From the Avg

+9%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

4.55%

All Products avg.

7.12%

% From the Avg

-36%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

29.55%

All Products avg.

26.28%

% From the Avg

+12%

Analysis Overview

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

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