Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor Review

Pedigree Canned Dog Food Review

Quick Analysis



Potential Allergens: beef, wheat gluten and meat by-products

Est. Calories: 75 cal/100g

Price: $

Overall, Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor is a significantly below average dog food, earning 4 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.

Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken
  • beef

Questionable Ingredients

  • meat by-products
  • wheat flour
  • wheat gluten
  • whole rice
  • guar gum

Potential Allergens

  • meat by-products
  • beef
  • wheat gluten

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), Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor does contain with its top ingredients chicken and beef which are considered quality protein sources.

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

Additionally, Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor also contains as top ingredients wheat flour. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your dog's diet.

Please also be aware that this product contains guar gum, which is an additive that some experts claim may be a possible contributor to certain medical conditions in dogs.

Allergen alert: This product contains beef, wheat gluten and meat by-products which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from beef, wheat gluten or meat by-products food allergies.

Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor has:

  • significantly more protein than average
  • fewer carbohydrates than average
  • less 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, Pedigree Wet Choice Cuts In Gravy Steak & Vegetable Flavor has approximately 75 calories per 100g (21 calories/ounce), which is fewer 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 May 21, 2017.


Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:

Sufficient Water For Processing, Chicken, Meat By-Products, Wheat Flour, Beef, Animal Liver, Wheat Gluten, Salt, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Whole Rice, Dried Diced Carrots, Dried Green Beans, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Added Color, Potassium Chloride, Natural T-Bone Steak Flavor, Natural Smoke Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Magnesium Proteinate, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodine, Sodium Nitrite (For Color Retention), Copper Proteinate, D-Calcium, Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Copper Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement

Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the dog food manufacturer.*

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Dry Matter Analysis

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

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*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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