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American Journey Small Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of American Journey Small Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food are Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Chickpeas, and Sweet Potatoes.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 36%
Crude Fat (min.): 16%
Crude Fiber (max.): 5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,566 kcal/kg, 427 kcal/cup

American Journey Small Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Turkey Meal, Chickpeas, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Pea Protein, Pea Starch, Flaxseed, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Sunflower Oil, Taurine, Potassium Chloride, Blueberries, Carrots, Dried Chicory Root, Cranberries, Dried Kelp, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Oxide, L-Carnitine, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, 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.
Turkey Meal Kibble Ingredient

Deboned Chicken is the skin and flesh of the chicken without the bone. It's just that and therefore it is an excellent source of healthy protein for dogs.

In addition to being a flavor that dogs love, chicken also delivers Omega-6 fatty acids that help sustain healthy skin and shiny coats along with B3 and B6 vitamins, phosphorous and selenium as well.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Turkey Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole turkeys that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Turkey meal is basically turkey with a longer storage time and no moisture. It's a protein rich food and also magnesium and zinc resource for the health of your dog’s skin and coat. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Chickpeas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals (Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium), as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.

Chickpeas are a source of essential nutrients in dog food. It helps regulate blood sugar and supports the immune system.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, American Journey Small Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food has 36% protein, 16% fat, 5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 28%.

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 Small Breed Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food as 28%.

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

Protein (36%)
Starch (28 %)
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