Rachael Ray Natural Wet Dog Food – Beef Stroganwoof Natural wet food for dogs made with real beef

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  • Rachael Ray Natural Wet Dog Food - Beef Stroganwoof Natural wet food for dogs made with real beef
  • Published on: September 8, 2015
  • Last modified: September 9, 2015
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Review Summary:

The first ingredient is beef broth, which helps with the flavor. Next is beef and chicken, which are a good meat source protein that offers the essential amino acids that a dog needs. Dried egg product on the other hand may not be such a pure ingredient. There are a couple of vegetables and fruits, but not many. Disappointingly caramel color is added for aesthetic purposes, which is linked to premature aging. Then there is ground tapioca, which is almost a pure carb that is typically used for supply energy. It would be better if an alternative ingredient were used that had higher nutritional value than just carbs. The estimated carb level is also relatively high too, which may be more than what your dog dietary needs. Further down the ingredient list there are a couple of minerals that are “Proteinate”, which helps the body absorb them, but it would be nice to see more mineral supplements. Overall, this recipe is just below average.

Pros

  • Chelated / Proteinate minerals for better body absorption
  • Cons

  • Contains caramel coloring, which aids premature aging
  • May contain too much non-dietary fiber carbohydrates
  • Contains added Ground Tapioca
  • Manufactured overseas
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    Nutritional Breakdown:

    Guaranteed Analysis

    Protein Fat Fiber Moisture Carbs
    9% (min) 2% (min) 2% (max) 78% (max) 7% (est.)

    Dry Matter Analysis

    Protein Fat Fiber Dry Matter Carbs
    41% (min) 9% (min) 9% (max) 22% (max) 32% (est.)

    *Estimated Carbs do not include fiber

    Calories

    Calories 491 (per lbs)

    Ingredients Analysis

    First 5 Ingredients:

    1. Beef Broth
    2. Beef
    3. Chicken
    4. Dried Egg Product
    5. Pea Protein

    Beef broth is a tastier alternative to water

    Beef and Chicken are a good 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.

    Dried Egg product are eggs that are removed from the shell, then processed and pasteurized at a factory. Its composition does not necessary contain both the yolk and egg white from each egg. The manufacture may blend them at any ratio and may include non-egg products for processing purposes.

    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.

    Other Ingredients to be Aware of

    Ground Tapioca, Tapioca, or Tapioca starch (also known as tapioca flour) is high in carbohydrates and calories. It is good for energy, but of course too much carbs will go towards storage as fat. Beyond this, it does not offer much nutrients, fiber, or protein. This ingredient is a poor choice for average dog’s diet.

    Ground Tapioca appears again in Rice pasta

    Caramel color is not necessary as its only purpose is for aesthetics. The downside is it contains advanced gycation end products, which can result in premature aging.

    All Ingredients

    Beef Broth, Beef, Chicken, Dried Egg Product, Pea Protein, Ground Tapioca, Natural Flavor, Green Beans, Tomato, Rice Pasta (Rice, Water, Ground Tapioca), Tricalcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Salt, Caramel Color, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Taurine, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Proteinate, Niacin, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Proteinate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement.

    Manufacture and Location

    Manufactured by: Ainsworth Pet Nutrition
    Location(s): Thailand

    Recalls

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

    • None

    *Recall information from FDA website.

     


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