Avoderm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food

Editor's Review: 4 / 5.0
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The AvoDerm brand is founded on a simple dog health principle: The quality of the dog’s fur coat reflects the quality of its health. Many people nutritionists suggest, for example, that the human body’s Vitamin C content is a benchmark reflection of overall health. In the same manner, your dog’s coat may or may not reflect how ready your pup is to take on the world. AvoDerm Natyral Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food is designed to provide your dog with optimal health through proteins and oils, as well as an avocado supplement that will, according to the company, have your dog’s coat shiny, luxurious and healthy.

Quick Look

Nutritional Content Analysis

  • Protein 21.0%
  • Fat: 11.0%
  • Fiber 3.00% max
  • Moisture: 10.0% max

Kcal Information – Calories Per Cup

Kcal functions as a benchmark measurement for energy in dog food, enabling dog owners to measure exactly how much to feed your canine in order to maintain optimal health. In the case of Avoderm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food, 360 Kcals are present for every cup of this dry dog food. That’s 3,450 Kcals per kilogram.


Avoderm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food costs approximately $13 for a 4.4 lb bag, though prices vary according to region.

March 29, 2013
Avoderm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food


Main Ingredients

  • Lamb meal – maximizes the protein content of lamb meat. Since lamb meat has an abnormally high amount of water when compared to other meats, some dog foods may dilute the actual protein content of the meat. Lamb meal, however, removes the water and maximizes the protein content. This may be an indeal first ingredient for a dog food.
  • Ground whole brown rice – is a high quality grain ingredient for a dry dog food. Its carbohydrate content is superior to many grain ingredients in more common dog foods.
  • Ground whole rice – is the second rice ingredient in this dog food. Rice accounts for two of the top three ingredients of this food. As such, it is likely that there is more rice than meat. However, the grain quality of this dry dog food is still higher than average, and high grain content is common in a dry food.
  • Oatmeal – is a high quality kind of grain ingredient in pet food as well. This ingredient comes with a number of cardiovascular benefits for your pet.
  • Rice bran may be a filler ingredient, contributing to a feeling of fullness after your pet eats it.

Other Ingredients List

  • Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • Avocado
  • Tomato Pomace (Source of Lycopene)
  • Flax Seed (Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acid)
  • Alfalfa Meal
  • Natural Flavor
  • Salt
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Kelp Meal
  • Vitamins (Choline Chloride
  • a-Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E)
  • Niacin
  • Calcium Pantothenate
  • Vitamin A Supplement
  • Ascorbic Acid (Source of Vitamin C)
  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6)
  • Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1)
  • Riboflavin Supplement
  • Vitamin B12 Supplement
  • Vitamin D3 Supplement
  • Biotin
  • Folic Acid)
  • Minerals (Zinc Sulfate
  • Zinc Amino Acid Chelate
  • Ferrous Sulfate
  • Manganese Sulfate
  • Manganese Amino Acid Chelate
  • Copper Sulfate
  • Copper Amino Acid Chelate
  • Sodium Selenite
  • Calcium Iodate)
  • Avocado Oil
  • Lecithin
  • Rosemary Extract
  • Sage Extract
  • Pineapple Stem (Source of Bromelain)
  • Papain
  • Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product
  • Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product

AAFCO Statement

According to AvoDerm, this dry dog food product meets AAFCO nutritional requirements.

Product Overview

Avoderm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food, manufactured in Irvine, CA, is designed to provide a convenient, complete, and nutritionally above average diet solution for adult pets. The first ingredient in this dog food is lamb meal, one of the highest quality proteins a consumer may expect to find in a dry dog food. However, the food appears to be composed mostly of rice. The high grain content should be expected of a dry dog food, and the ingredients list avoids corn and other grain ingredients thought to cause allergic conditions in dogs. In addition, this pet food contains a number of vitamin supplements, especially B vitamins. Finally, Avoderm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Adult Dry Dog Food features AvoDerm’s signature ingredient, avocado oil. The company suggests this ingredient supports overall pet health, in addition to facilitating a gorgeous, shiny coat.


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