Fromm Gold Holistic Adult Dry Dog Food

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  • Fromm Gold Holistic Adult Dry Dog Food
  • Published on: February 1, 2015
  • Last modified: February 16, 2017
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Review Summary:

Excellent disclosure of nutritional information. They provide info for both the guaranteed analysis and dry matter basis --Both are useful. In the contents there are multiple sources of good descriptive meats. Further down the list there are a variety of good wholesome ingredients that includes a bunch of vegetables. However, there are a few carb heavy ingredients near the top that are reflected in the nutritional information. This is just something to be aware of incase it may too much for your dog. Overall, this is a good recipe.


  • Provides Omega-3 and 6 fatty acid content
  • Good variety of wholesome vegetables
  • Discloses extensive nutritional information
  • Discloses Carbohydrate composition percentage
  • Contains multiple good straight meat sources
  • Chelated / Proteinate minerals
  • Cons

  • May contain too much non-dietary fiber carbohydrates
  • Quick Nutritional Breakdown:

    Protein Fat Fiber Moisture Carbs
    24% (min) 16% (min) 3.5% (max) 10% (max) 38% (Est.)

    *Values by Guaranteed Analysis.
    **Estimated carbs do not include fiber.

    Protein Fat Fiber Carbohydrates
    27% (min) 18% (min) 3.7% (max) 45% (max)

    *Values by Dry Matter  Analysis

    Detailed Nutritional Facts:

    Calories 408 (per cup)
    Vitamin A 19 517 IU/kg
    Vitamin C 41 mg/kg
    Vitamin E 192 IU/kg
    Calcium 1.24 %
    Phosphorus 1.1 %
    Selenium 0.5 mg/kg
    Zinc 218 mg/kg

    *Values by Dry Matter  Analysis

    Omega-3-acid 0.5 %
    Omega-6 fatty acid 2.5%

    *Values by Guaranteed Analysis

    Ingredients Analysis

    First 5 Ingredients:

    1. Duck
    2. Chicken Meal
    3. Chicken
    4. Brown Rice
    5. Pearled Barley

    Duck is a good and tasty start, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.

    Chicken meal is rendered parts from grinding carcasses and/or remains after the main meat is removed. There are pros and cons to meal. Its advantage is it provides lots of protein for a relatively lower cost and contains low moisture content relative to straight forward named meat ingredients. However, it goes through an extensive heating and processing to ensure it is safe to eat. Not much flavor is preserved and other nutrients are wiped out.

    Chicken is another good meat protein to have up high in the ingredient list.

    Brown rice is good source of fiber and contains more nutrients than white rice. It does contain a high amount of carbohydrates.

    Pearled  barley is a cereal grain that provides a good source of fiber and contains eight out of the ten essential amino acids for dogs. Do note, it is rich in carbohydrates.

    Other Ingredients to be Aware of

    Oatmeal is ground oat groats, which are high in carbohydrates, and offer protein and fiber too.

    Potatoes are a starchy food, thus it does contributes carbohydrates. Notably it offers a good source of fiber, vitamin C B6, and potassium.

    All Ingredients

    Duck, Chicken Meal, Chicken, Brown Rice, Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Menhaden Fish Meal,Chicken Fat, Lamb, Potatoes, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Whole Egg, Salmon Oil, Cheese,Flaxseed, Brewers Dried Yeast, Alfalfa Meal, Carrots, Lettuce, Celery, Chicken Cartilage, Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, L-Tryptophan,Taurine, Chicory Root Extract, Calcium Sulfate,Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sodium Selenite, Sorbic Acid (Preservative), Vitamins, Minerals, Probiotics

    Manufacture and Location

    Manufactured by:  Fromm Family Foods LLC.
    Location(s): USA


    Any known recalls for any dog food products from this manufacture from 2013.

    Date Brand Reason
    3/18/2016 Fromm Gold Excessive Vitamin D

    *Recall information from FDA website.


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