Eukanuba Entrée Lamb And Rice Canned Dog Food Review

Eukanuba Canned Dog Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: beef, lamb and eggs

Est. Calories: 101 cal/100g

Price: n/a

Overall, Eukanuba Entrée Lamb And Rice Canned Dog Food is a below average dog food, earning 5 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list.


Ingredient Analysis

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.

Eukanuba Entrée Lamb And Rice Canned Dog Food includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken
  • beef liver
  • lamb

Questionable Ingredients

  • beef by-products
  • chicken by-products
  • brewers rice
  • chicken by-product meal
  • guar gum
  • carrageenan

Potential Allergens

  • beef by-products
  • beef liver
  • lamb
  • dried egg product

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), Eukanuba Entrée Lamb And Rice Canned Dog Food does contain with its top ingredients chicken and beef liver which are considered quality protein sources.

However, this product also lists beef by-products and chicken by-products within its top ingredients. By-products are typically considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients.

Please also be aware that this product contains guar gum and carrageenan, which are additives that some experts claim may be possible contributors to certain medical conditions in dogs.

Allergen alert: This product contains beef by-products, beef liver, lamb and dried egg product which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from beef, lamb or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Eukanuba Entrée Lamb And Rice Canned Dog Food has:

  • significantly more protein than average
  • significantly fewer carbohydrates than average
  • significantly more fat than average
  • an average amount of fiber
In general, dogs have been shown to do better with a higher protein, medium fat, lower carb diet with sufficient moisture. However, specialty diets as recommended by your veterinarian may prioritize a different nutritional breakdown.

Calorie Breakdown

Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Eukanuba Entrée Lamb And Rice Canned Dog Food has approximately 101 calories per 100g (29 calories/ounce), which is a few more calories compared to the average of the other wet 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 3, 2017.


Ingredients

Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:

Meat Broth, Chicken, Beef By-Products, Chicken By-Products, Beef Liver, Lamb, Brewers Rice, Chicken By-Product Meal, Guar Gum, Dried Beet Pulp, Flax Meal, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Sulfate, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Brewers Dried Yeast, Dried Egg Product, Titanium Dioxide, Salt, Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of Vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Carrageenan, Cassia Gum, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin E Supplement, Beta-Carotene


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the dog food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
9.5%
Fat: (min)
6.5%
Fiber: (max)
1.2%
Carbs: (est)
3.7%
Ash: (est)
1.1%
Moisture: (max)
78.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.

Protein: (min)
43%
Fat: (min)
30%
Fiber: (max)
5%
Carbs: (est)
17%
Ash: (est)
5%
Calories: (est)
101/100g

*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.


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