Halo Vigor dog Grain Free Turkey, Chicken & Salmon

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  • Halo Vigor dog Grain Free Turkey, Chicken & Salmon
  • Published on: April 30, 2015
  • Last modified: April 30, 2015
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Review Summary:

In this recipe, multiple straight named meat proteins offer the essential amino acids that a dog needs. In addition, there are a good variety of wholesome vegetables and fruits that provides a spread of nutrition. This recipe is notably relatively high in dietary-fiber and Omega-6 fatty acid too. Mineral supplement added are “protienate” to aid better body absorption. The only small complaint is lacks nutritional information for vitamins and minerals, which would be helpful to know. Overall, with the diverse wholesome ingredients offerings, this recipe is excellent.

Pros

  • Provides both Omega-3 and 6 fatty acid content
  • Good variety of wholesome vegetables and fruits
  • Contains multiple good straight meat sources
  • Relatively higher in dietary-fiber
  • Chelated / proteinate minerals for better body absorption
  • Relatively higher Omega- 6 fatty acid
  • Cons

  • No information on mineral and vitamin content levels
  • Quick Nutritional Breakdown:

    Protein Fat Fiber Moisture Carbs
    26% (min) 16% (min) 6.5% (max) 10% (max) 33% (Est.)

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

    Detailed Nutritional Facts:

    Calories 441 (per cup)
    Vitamin A NA
    Vitamin C NA
    Vitamin E NA
    Calcium NA
    Phosphorus NA
    Selenium NA
    Zinc NA
    Docosahexaenoic Acid (An Omega-3 fatty acid) NA
    Linoleic Acid (An Omega-6 fatty acid) NA
    Omega-3-acid 0.65%
    Omega-6 fatty acid 3%

    Ingredients Analysis

    First 5 Ingredients:

    1. Turkey
    2. Chicken
    3. Peas
    4. Pea protein
    5. Egg

    Turkey and Beef  are a good start and source of protein with all the essential amino acids for dogs, but keep in mind on this ingredient rank list, it factors in the water content, which is roughly about 70% or more water.

    Peas are a good source of fiber, protein, and other nutrients too, but note that it does contribute carbohydrates from its starch..

    Pea protein is from processed peas with most of the starch removed. It is a good source of protein, with almost no carbohydrates. Also, there isn’t any dietary fiber either.

    Eggs are a good source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acid.

    Other Ingredients to be Aware of

    Sweet potatoes contains an abundant amount of vitamin A and beta–carotene, which are important for the eyes / vision. It is also a good source of fiber and be aware that it does offer carbohydrates, since it is a starchy food type.

    All Ingredients

    turkey, chicken, peas, pea protein, egg, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), pea starch, salmon, calcium carbonate, flax seed, sweet potato, coconut oil, lentils, salt, spinach, vegetable broth, blueberry, cranberry, inulin, vitamins (folic acid, vitamin a supplement, vitamin d3 supplement, vitamin e supplement, vitamin b12 supplement, choline bitartrate, niacin, d-calcium pantothenate, ascorbic acid, riboflavin supplement, thiamine monoitrate, pyrodoxine hydrochloride, biotin), minerals (zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, cobalt proteinate, manganese proteinate, magnesium proteinate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite), dried lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried bifidobacterium longum fermentation product, dried enteroccus faecium fermentation product, dried lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product, dried aspergillus oryzae fermentation extract, dried trichoderma reesei fermentation extract, dried aspergillus niger fermentation extract.

    Manufacture and Location

    Manufactured by: Halo Pets
    Location(s): USA

    Recalls

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

    • None

    *Recall information from FDA website.

     


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