Overall, Pedigree Wet PUPPY Complete Nutrition - Chopped Ground Dinner With Lamb & Rice is a below average dog food, earning 5 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.
Pedigree Wet PUPPY Complete Nutrition - Chopped Ground Dinner With Lamb & Rice 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), Pedigree Wet PUPPY Complete Nutrition - Chopped Ground Dinner With Lamb & Rice does contain with its top ingredients chicken which are considered quality protein sources. However, this product also lists chicken by-products and meat by-products within its top ingredients. By-products are typically considered inferior, lesser quality ingredients.
Please also be aware that this product contains carrageenan, which is an additive that some experts claim may be a possible contributor to certain medical conditions in dogs.
Allergen alert: This product contains lamb, fish oil, dried egg product, red #3 and meat by-products which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from lamb, seafood, eggs, artifical colors or meat by-products food allergies.
Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Pedigree Wet PUPPY Complete Nutrition - Chopped Ground Dinner With Lamb & Rice has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Pedigree Wet PUPPY Complete Nutrition - Chopped Ground Dinner With Lamb & Rice has approximately 104 calories per 100g (29 calories/ounce), which is 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 By-Products, Chicken, Meat By-Products, Animal Liver, Lamb, Meat Protein Isolate, Brewers Rice, Dried Egg Product, Dried Tomato Pomace, Fish Oil (Source Of Dha), Added Color, Minerals (Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide), Dried Chicory Pulp, Carrageenan, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dried Yam, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Dextrose, Xanthan Gum, Vitamins (Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Natural Flavor, Red #3.
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.