Dog food reviews
Dog Food Analysis
Dog food information
Dog food reviews and ratings
Home Information Dog food reviews Frequently asked questions Forums About DFA




Reviews Views Date of last review
1 17017 Fri January 6, 2006
Recommended By Average Price Average Rating
100% of reviewers None indicated None indicated
1NB_fish.jpg


Description: Ingredients:
sweet potatoes, salmon, salmon meal, menhaden fish meal, canola oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), sweet potato fiber, DL-methionine, L-lysine, sodium chloride, salmon oil, flaxseed oil, rosemary extract, natural flavor, yucca schidigera extract, potassium chloride, choline chloride, vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, Potassium iodide, thiamine mononitrate, manganese proteinate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, manganese sulfate, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, calcium pantothenate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin K supplement, riboflavin, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid.

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (min) 21%
Crude Fat (min) 10%
Moisture (max) 10%
Crude Fiber (max) 3%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min) 3%
Calcium (min) 1%
Phosphorus (min) 0.9%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min) 0.5%



Editors

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Fri January 6, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Three of the four main ingredients are named meat products, uses primarily good quality ingredients.
Cons: Some filler.

The first ingredient of this food is sweet potatoes. This is a low-allergenic carbohydrate source that is high in antioxidants.


The next three ingredients are named meat products. The first, salmon, is meat inclusive of its water content (about 80%) and once that is removed it is likely that this ingredient would be more accurately placed somewhat further down the ingredient list (ingredients are listed in order of weight). However, the presence of two meat meal ingredients high on the list gives us confidence that there is an adequate amount of meat in the food. Although no statement appears to exist on their website, the manufacturer has said by email that they use ethoxyquin-free ingredients (ethoxyquin is a chemical preservative commonly added to fish destined for meal, and is believed to be carcinogenic).


This is an allergy formula with few ingredients, and the above make up the bulk of the food. Remaining ingredients include canola oil, which is a source of linoleic acid that not all manufacturers agree is good quality, and sweet potato fibre which is filler. Salmon oil and flaxseed oil are high quality sources of Omega 6 and Omega 3 essential fatty acids.


Powered by: ReviewPost PHP
Copyright 2006 All Enthusiast, Inc.



Copyright 2005 - 2009 DogFoodAnalysis.com. All Rights Reserved.