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Ziwi Peak Venison Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food

Ziwi Peak Venison Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand
Parent company
Ziwi Ltd
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per lb $29.36
Cost per day: $0.83
Primary proteins
  • Venison
  • Venison Heart
  • Venison Lung
  • Venison Liver

Ingredients

Venison, Venison Tripe, Venison Heart, Venison Lung, Venison Liver, Venison Kidney, New Zealand Green Mussel, Venison Bone, Lecithin, Inulin from Chicory, Dried Kelp, Minerals (Dipotassium Phosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Selenium Yeast), Salt, Parsley, Preservative (Citric Acid, Mixed Tocopherols), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid).

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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80%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 58%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 93%
? 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 3%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 91%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 90%
? Based on the variety of sizes available. Size Variety 95%

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: 45%

Fat: 25%

Fiber: 2%

Moisture: 14%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 6%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 52.33%

Fat: 29.07%

Fiber: 2.33%

Ash: 9.3%

Carb: 6.98%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 40.28%

Fat: 54.35%

Carb: 5.37%

Our Review

Pros
  • Rich in protein
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Most customers have good experiences with this food
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Low in moisture

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Ziwi has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Ziwi Peak Venison Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Venison. Venison is meat from an elk, deer, or antelope. In pet food, venison can be an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B12, and many other essential nutrients to support your companion’s well-being. Venison can be a novel protein in diets for pets with sensitivities, too.

The second ingredient is Venison Tripe. Venison tripe is the inner lining of the stomach of an elk, deer, or antelope. In pet food, venison tripe can serve as a source of protein, vitamins, and minerals including vitamin B12, zinc, selenium, phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium.

The third ingredient is Venison Heart. Venison heart is muscle meat from the heart of an elk, deer, or antelope. In pet food, venison heart can be an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B12, and many other essential nutrients to support your companion’s well-being. Venison heart can be a novel protein in diets for pets with sensitivities, too.

The fourth ingredient is Venison Lung. Venison lung is lung tissue from a deer, elk, or antelope. In pet food, venison lung can be a good source of protein, iron, vitamin C, and other nutrients to support your companion’s health.

The fifth ingredient is Venison Liver. Venison liver is organ meat from an elk, deer, or antelope. In pet food, venison liver can be an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B12, and many other essential nutrients including the important minerals zinc, copper, iron, and selenium. Venison liver can be a source of novel protein for pets with allergies.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Ziwi Peak Venison Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Product infoMarket Price Avg.% From the Avg
Price per lb$29.36$12.06+143%
Price per 100 kcal$1.38$0.73+88%
Price per day$0.83$0.44+88%

Ziwi Peak Venison Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dehydrated 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 Ziwi Peak Venison Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food to the other 69 dehydrated dog food recipes in our database:

Product infoAll Products avg.% From the Avg
DM Protein52.33%32.4%+62%
DM Fat29.07%18.55%+57%
DM Fiber2.33%5.38%-57%
DM Carb6.98%40.93%-83%
Caloric Content4700 kcal/kg4053 kcal/kg+16%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a meat based food that’s high in protein with high fat and low carbohydrate content relative to other Dehydrated Dog Foods.

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