Acana Puppy Large Breed Dog Food

Acana dog food is made and manufactured by Champion Pet Food Products. Acana Puppy Large Breed dog food is formulated for puppies that are of a larger breed.

Acana Puppy Large Breed Dog Food Review

As with all dog food recipes the first thing we are going to look at are the first five ingredients. The first five ingredients are a good indication of the quality of the dog food. When looking at the first five ingredients you want to make sure there is plenty of meat and grains are minimal.

Acana Puppy Large Breed First Five Ingredients Analysis:

  1. Chicken meal
  2. steamed oats
  3. Fresh Free-Run Chicken
  4. Peas
  5. Fresh De-Boned Salmon
Chicken Meal is the primary meat ingredient in Acana Puppy Large Breed Dog Food. This ingredient is going to make up the entire meat source. We feel that the meat content of this formula is insufficient. Dogs are natural carnivores and need a diet that is based of off meat and protein that comes from meat.

Steamed Oats are going to be the main sources of grains this this recipe. Oats are of a decent quality.

Chicken is the third ingredient in this recipe. This ingredient is inclusive of its water content. Meaning that once the water is removed and this ingredients becomes a dried ingredient it will weigh significantly less, thus making it fall further in the ingredients list.

Peas are the fourth ingredient and are of decent quality. Peas provide and excellent source of plant protein.

Salmon is the fourth ingredient in this recipe. This ingredient is inclusive of its water content. Meaning that once the water is removed and this ingredients becomes a dried ingredient it will weigh significantly less, thus making it fall further in the ingredients list.

Acana Puppy Large Breed Dog Food Full Ingredients:

Chicken meal, steamed oats, fresh free-run chicken, peas, fresh deboned salmon
(source of DHA), brown rice, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and
rosemary), chicken liver, fresh whole eggs, sun-cured alfalfa, salmon oil, pumpkin,
chicken cartilage (natural source of glucosamine and chondroitin), red delicious
apples, carrots, turnip greens, cranberries, Saskatoon berries, organic sea vegetables
(kelp, bladderwrack, dulse), burdock root, marshmallow root, juniper berries,
fenugreek, sweet fennel, angelica root, sea buckthorn, chicory root, stinging nettle, red
raspberry leaf, milk thistle, peppermint leaf, marigold

Acana Puppy Large Breed Dog Food Guaranteed Analysis:

Protein .....................................33 %
Fat ..........................................15 %
Fiber ...................................... 3.5 %
Calcium .................................. 1.2 %
Phosphorus ............................. 1.1 %

Omega-6................................. 2.5 %
Omega-3 ................................ 0.4 %
Glucosamine ....................800 mg/kg
Chondroitin .......................500 mg/kg
Carbohydrate ...........................29 %