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American Journey Active Life Formula Large Breed Puppy Salmon, Brown Rice & Vegetables Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of American Journey Active Life Formula Large Breed Puppy Salmon, Brown Rice & Vegetables Recipe Dry Dog Food are Deboned Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal, Brown Rice, Peas, and Rice Bran.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 25%
Crude Fat (min.): 15%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,506 kcal/kg, 345 kcal/cup

American Journey Active Life Formula Large Breed Puppy Salmon, Brown Rice & Vegetables Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Salmon, Menhaden Fish Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Brown Rice, Peas, Rice Bran, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Dried Tomato Pomace, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Salt, Dried Egg Product, Carrots, Oatmeal, Sweet Potatoes, L-Threonine, Choline Chloride, Blueberries, Cranberries, Dried Kelp, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Iron Amino Acid Complex, Calcium Carbonate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dicalcium Phosphate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

While this doesn’t include the weight of bones, the fact that this isn’t dehydrated or a meal product means that much of the weight is liquid. If you want a product that is mainly salmon, you’ll have to look elsewhere. This one has some, but it is probably not the main protein in the food.

Menhaden Fish Meal offer an excellent source of highly concentrated animal protein as well as the essential fatty acids and other nutrients menhaden fish contain.

Menhaden fish is found in Atlantic coastal waters and due to it's oily flesh, it's not an appetizing food to humans.

Brown rice is a wholesome source of fiber and carbohydrates. A perfect choice for dogs, because this kind of complex carbohydrate is easier for them to digest than other kinds of carbohydrates, such as corn and wheat.

Brown rice is low in fat and is an excellent fiber source which promotes digestive health. It is also a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids as well as Vitamin E.

Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.

Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.

May be a filler ingredient, contributing to a feeling of fullness after your pet eats it.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Active Life Formula Large Breed Puppy Salmon, Brown Rice & Vegetables Recipe Dry Dog Food has 25% protein, 15% fat, 6% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 39%.

The largest proportion of Carbohydrates in dog food is provided by starch and indeed dogs don't have carbohydrate requirement at all.

We calculated the starch ratio in American Journey Active Life Formula Large Breed Puppy Salmon, Brown Rice & Vegetables Recipe Dry Dog Food as 39%. Basically, around two fifth (almost half) of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this American Journey kibble has more starch ratio than the average.

Protein (25%)
Starch (39 %)
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