Rating: | Price: $$$ | WebsiteThis is a new line from Eukanuba that features more “wild” flavors, and one of them is venison. You don’t see a lot of venison dry dog foods out there, so this is an interesting food right from the get-go. I was interested to see how it would line up compared to regular Eukanuba.
I’d say it’s better than Eukanuba, but not by light years. The good here is that they use meat as the very first ingredient, and potatos as their main carb source. These are solid ingredients. Also solid is the use of chicken meal & fish meal further down to further solidify the animal protein content. Eggs are thrown in for additional protein, though they are “egg product” instead of whole eggs.
However, the use of brewers rice is disappointing, as it’s only a filler from the alcohol industry. If this would have been just “brown rice”, it would have been an excellent choice. As it is, between this and sorghum, the grains are not of good quality in this food. However, as has been mentioned, they did get the animal sources right, and there are beneficial fish oils as well.
In summary, it’s not a bad food. It’s a bit better than regular Eukanuba, but it’s still a 3 star food until it can clean up its grain sources.
Where to buy?
We recommend Only Natural Pet Store as an ethical retailer selling high quality pet foods:
What’s good about this food….
Venison is first, two named meat meals (chicken & fish), fish oils for Omega fatty acids.
….and what’s not so good.
Sorghum is main grain, brewers rice.
Venison, Potato, Ground Whole Grain Sorghum, Brewers Rice, Ground Whole Grain Barley, Chicken Meal, Fish Meal, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Dried Beet Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Chicken Flavor, Brewers Dried Yeast, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Salt, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), DL-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, Rosemary Extract.