We reviewed Performatrin Ultra Grain-Free Dog Food in November, 2014.
We like to evaluate dog foods that small dog owners use frequently and today, Pamela from Ontario Canada writes...
Can you please evaluate my dog's food brand with a
Well Of course, Pamela! Not knowing the breed or age of Pamela’s dog, we are going to rely on the scoring system we use to evaluate other dog foods.
Here is the ingredient list of Performatrin Ultra Grain-Free Dog food from the manufacturer’s website:
Turkey, Turkey Meal, Peas, Salmon Meal, Duck Meal, Potato, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (stabilized with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Potato Protein, Dried (Tomato, Carrot, Celery, Beet, Parsley, Lettuce, Watercress, and Spinach) Pomace, Natural Flavor, Yeast Culture, Whole Sweet Potato, Pumpkin, Whole Cranberries, Whole Blueberries, Salt, Chicory Root Extract, Lecithin, Dried Kelp, Choline Chloride, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Spinach, Whole Blackberries, Dried Yeast, Taurine, Rosemary Extract, Marigold Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Green Tea Extract, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Chondroitin Sulfate, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Bifidobacterium bifidum Fermentation Product, Dried Streptococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Vitamin E Supplement, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Inositol, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Calcium Iodide, Selenium Yeast.
According to the manufacturer’s website, the product is formulated for all life stage. This means that the food could be used for puppies, adults, seniors, pregnant and lactating females.
From their site, it was unclear where the factory was located, but suggests the product is produced in Canada using only ingredients from Canada and the U.S.
As of this writing, it has limited distribution except in Canada and the northeast U.S.
In reviewing the dog food products on this site, we begin with the score of 100, then add or subtract depending on the quality of the ingredients.
And, the verdict is...
The product is described in this You Tube video produced by the company.
According to the video, the company claims that there is no chicken, making it a good product for dogs allergic to chicken. However, the eighth ingredient is Chicken Fat, so I am curious as to how they can make that claim.
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