Overall, Abound Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe is a significantly below average dog food, earning 4 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list.
When evaluating a dog food, the first five ingredients can tell you a lot about the quality of a product as they make up the bulk of the product. Ideally, you're looking for quality protein sources with a minimum of cheap starches, fillers or by-products. Continuing down the ingredient list, look for ingredients that resemble real food with a minimal number of unpronounceable chemicals - the same as you would for human food.
Abound Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe includes the following:
Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.Although not the first product listed (which is the most plentiful), Abound Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe does contain with its top ingredients turkey meal which are considered quality protein sources.
Additionally, Abound Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe also contains as top ingredients whole ground brown rice. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your dog's diet. However, they are sometimes used to help maintain the kibble shape in dry foods.
Allergen alert: This product contains ingredients: deboned lamb and menhaden fish meal which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from lamb or seafood food allergies.
Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Abound Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Abound Lamb & Brown Rice Recipe has approximately 358 calories per 100g (101 calories/ounce), which is compared to the average of the other dry dog foods in the DogFoodDB.
All the product information on this page is based on data collected from the manufacturer's product website as retrieved on June 20, 2017.
Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:
Ingredients: Deboned Lamb, Oat Meal, Whole Ground Barley, Turkey Meal, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Peas, Rice Bran, Animal Fat (preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Menhaden Fish Meal, Chicken Meal, Flaxseed Meal, Natural Flavor, Tomato Pomace (source Of Lycopene), Potassium Chloride, Brewers Dried Yeast, Dried Whey, Canola Oil, Alfalfa Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Salt, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-carnitine, L-lysine, Dried Chicory Root, Beta Carotene, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Dl-alpha Tocopherol, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source Of Vitamin K Activity), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Ethylenediamine Dihvdriodide, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Cobalt Carbonate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folicacid, Biotin,vitamin B12 Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zincamino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Dried Lactobacillus Acidolphilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product.
Nutritional information as published by the dog food manufacturer.*
The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.
*Note that some nutritional percentages reported are only estimated values, and are indicated as such as (est). Each dog food manufacturer is required by law to publish a Guaranteed Analysis, which defines each product's maximum values of fiber, moisture and ash in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Exact nutritional percentages are not available and hence all calculated values (including carbohydrate percentages and calorie amounts) are determined using these minimum and maximum published values and therefore may differ from actual values.