Overall, Wellness Trufood Make It Fresh Lamb, Chickpeas & Apples 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.
Wellness Trufood Make It Fresh Lamb, Chickpeas & Apples 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, Wellness Trufood Make It Fresh Lamb, Chickpeas & Apples's most plentiful ingredient listed is lamb, which is considered a quality protein source.
Additionally, Wellness Trufood Make It Fresh Lamb, Chickpeas & Apples also contains as top ingredients chickpea flour. 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 lamb, lamb liver and whole egg which may be problematic for dogs who suffer from lamb or eggs food allergies.
Compared to the other 1160 dog foods in our database, Wellness Trufood Make It Fresh Lamb, Chickpeas & Apples has:
Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Wellness Trufood Make It Fresh Lamb, Chickpeas & Apples has approximately 356 calories per 100g (100 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 April 30, 2017.
Ingredients as published by the dog food manufacturer:
Lamb, Sweet Potatoes, Chickpea Flour, Whole Egg, Carrots, Cranberries, Potatoes, Flaxseed, Lamb Liver, Apples, Tricalcium Phosphate, Pumpkin, Fenugreek Seed, Coconut, Parsley, Kale, Kelp, Rosemary, Ginger Root, Broccoli, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Fumarate, Copper Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Vitamin D Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, 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.