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Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned Dog Food

Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand
Parent company
Ziwi Ltd
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.63
Cost per day: $1.67
Primary proteins
  • Venison
  • Venison Liver
  • Venison Lung
  • Venison Heart

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score

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75%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 50%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 89%
? 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 70%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 88%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%

Estimated Nutrient Content

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 10%

Fat: 4%

Fiber: 2%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 3%

Carb: 3%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 45.45%

Fat: 18.18%

Fiber: 9.09%

Carb: 13.64%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 44.03%

Fat: 42.77%

Carb: 13.21%

What We Like

  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • Free of plant-based thickeners

What We Did Not Like

  • None

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Ziwi has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Venison, Water Sufficient for Processing, Venison Tripe, Venison Liver, Chickpeas, Venison Lung, Venison Heart, Venison Kidney, New Zealand Green Mussel, Venison Bone, Lecithin, Minerals (Dipotassium Phosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Selenium Yeast, Manganese Amino Acid Complex), Dried Kelp, Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B5 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid). Caloric Content 1200 kcal/kg, 468 kcal/13.75-oz can

Ingredient Review

Our review of Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned 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 Water Sufficient. In pet food, the term water sufficient typically refers to the amount of water that is needed to process the rest of the ingredients.

The third 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 fourth 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.

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.

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 Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned Dog Food.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned Dog Food to the other 1247 Dog Wet Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 45.45% 42.62%
DM Fat 18.18% 22.84%
DM Fiber 9.09% 7%

This recipe has:

  • 2.83% more protein
  • 4.66% less fat
  • 2.09% more fiber

Dogs typically thrive on a diet that includes high protein content, a medium amount of fat, and a comparatively low amount of carbohydrates, along with sufficient moisture. It’s worth noting that specialty diets recommended by veterinarians might prioritize different nutrients based on your pet’s condition and unique needs.

Analysis Overview

Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned Dog Food is priced below the average market price for Dog Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Ziwi Peak Venison Recipe Canned Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from venison based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are high-quality ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is recommended.

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