Overall, Taste Of The Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula With Salmon In Gravy 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.
Taste Of The Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula With Salmon In Gravy 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.In this case, Taste Of The Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula With Salmon In Gravy's most plentiful ingredient listed is salmon, which is considered a quality protein source.
Additionally, Taste Of The Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula With Salmon In Gravy also contains as top ingredients potato starch. 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 salmon, fish broth, smoked salmon, ocean fish and dried egg product which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Taste Of The Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula With Salmon In Gravy has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Taste Of The Wild Pacific Stream Canine Formula With Salmon In Gravy has approximately 75 calories per 100g (21 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 5, 2017.
Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:
Salmon, fish broth, water, dried egg product, potato starch, pea flour, potatoes, smoked salmon, ocean fish, peas, guar gum, sunflower oil, salt, natural flavor, sodium phosphate, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, inulin, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, blueberries, raspberries, choline chloride, yucca schidigera extract, zinc amino acid chelate, iron amino acid chelate, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin E supplement, copper amino acid chelate, manganese amino acid chelate, sodium selenite, cobalt amino acid chelate, niacin supplement, d-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A supplement, riboflavin supplement, biotin, vitamin B12 supplement, potassium iodide, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid.
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.