Gourmet Duck, Carrot & Spinach Stew for Dogs

Overall Score

The overall score is an average of the ingredient quality and ingredient safety concerns. For more information, see our evaluation criteria.

7
4 color scale
Dog-GourmetStewCan-DckCrrtSpnch-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1

Gourmet Duck, Carrot & Spinach Stew for Dogs

Dog-GourmetStewCan-DckCrrtSpnch-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
7
4 color scale

Overall Score

The overall score is an average of the ingredient quality and ingredient safety concerns. For more information, see our evaluation criteria.

0

Ingredient Quality

7 out of 10

  • Contains fats that are highly processed or inflammatory Seed oils, such as safflower, sunflower or flaxseed oil, provide calories and taste. They are rich in omega-6 fatty acids, which can cause systemic and gut inflammation. Other oils like soybean are highly processed and may contain trans fats. Studies shows that ultra processed foods are linked to a higher rate of all-cause mortality in humans. Learn more
  • Is fortified with excessive minerals Five or more added minerals indicate a lower quality food that’s lacking naturally occurring minerals from whole food sources.
  • Is fortified with excessive vitamins When vitamins come from whole food sources, they include the full spectrum of cofactors, which makes them safe and bioavailable. While a couple of added vitamins are acceptable, five or more implies the food is of poor nutritional value. Learn more
0

Ingredient Safety

7 out of 10

  • Product is highly processed Canned foods are heated before and during canning, which will cause significant losses in some active enzymes, vitamins, amino acids and phytonutrients. Learn more
  • Contains ingredients known to contain higher pesticide/herbicide residues including spinach Pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers pose a significant health risk to plants, animals and soils. Foods with the largest reported amount of residue will be penalized, including crops that are known to be spray-dried with glyphosate. Learn more

Other Concerns

Notable product facts

  • Product doesn't specify whether the fish is farmed or wild caught Farmed fish is less nutritious than wild caught fish and does not contain the same healthy fatty acid balance. Fish farming also threatens wild fish species. Learn more
  • Omega-6 to omega-3 ratio is not provided. Diets rich in omega-6 fats can cause chronic inflammation and disease. Learn more

Ingredients On Package

Duck, Duck Broth, Chicken Broth, Chicken, Dried Egg, Carrots, Spinach, Tapioca, Chicken Liver, Sunflower Oil, Salt, Guar Gum, Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Reduced Iron, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Beta-Carotene, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid), Potassium Chloride, Salmon Oil, Choline Chloride, Tricalcium Phosphate, Thyme, Rosemary.

Guaranteed Analysis





Crude Protein 9%
Crude Fat (min) 5%
Crude Fiber (max) 2%
Moisture 81%

HAS THIS LABEL CHANGED?

Help us keep Dog Food Reviews up to date!

If this food or ingredients are out of date, please fill out the form below to notify us. We’ll update the food and score to reflect the latest ingredients.

More Canned Dog Foods

0
Dog-GourmetPateCan-ChickenSalmon-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Pâté for Puppies with Chicken & Salmon
0
Dog-GourmetPateCan-DuckChicken-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Pâté for Dogs with Duck & Chicken
0
Dog-GourmetPateCan-ChickenLiver-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Pâté for Dogs with Chicken & Chicken Liver
0
Dog-GourmetStewCan-DckCrrtSpnch-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Duck, Carrot & Spinach Stew for Dogs
0
Dog-GourmetStewCan-ChcknCrrtBrccli-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Chicken, Carrot & Broccoli Stew for Dogs
0
Dog-GourmetStewCan-BfGrnBnSwtPot-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Beef, Green Bean & Sweet Potato Stew for Dogs
0
Dog-GourmetPateCan-BeefLamb-FRONT_WEB-1024x1024-1
Canned
Gourmet Pâté for Dogs with Beef & Lamb
0
Stella & Chewy's WILD RED CHICKEN & TURKEY STEW Dog Food
Canned
Stella & Chewy’s WILD RED CHICKEN & TURKEY STEW Dog Food
0
Stella & Chewy's WILD RED CHICKEN & LAMB STEW Dog Food
Canned
Stella & Chewy’s WILD RED CHICKEN & LAMB STEW Dog Food
0
Stella & Chewy's WILD RED CHICKEN & BEEF STEW Dog Food
Canned
Stella & Chewy’s WILD RED CHICKEN & BEEF STEW Dog Food

This site uses cookies to help make your experience  more awesome.  By continuing you agree to our privacy policy and terms of use.