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American Journey Active Life Formula Puppy Chicken, Brown Rice & Vegetables Recipe Dog Food, 28-lb bag

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Get your puppy set for a healthy, active life with the complete and balanced nutrition of American Journey Active Life Formula. This wholesome kibble is specially crafted to meet the nutritional demands of growing puppies, with real chicken as the first ingredient to support healthy muscle development. Antioxidants are added to help support a healthy immune system, omega fatty acids to help maintain skin and coat health, and a precise blend of calcium and phosphorus provides support for healthy bones and teeth. Each bite contains DHA and ARA, naturally occurring fatty acids to help support brain and vision development. Plus, it’s made using nutrient-dense ingredients like sweet potatoes, blueberries, cranberries and mineral-rich kelp. There is never any wheat, corn, soy, chicken or poultry by-product meals, or artificial preservatives, colors or artificial flavors.

Key Benefits
  • Complete and balanced puppy dry dog food helps support healthy growth and development.
  • Real chicken is the first ingredient to support growing muscles and provide the delicious flavor dogs crave.
  • Precise balance of calcium and phosphorus helps support proper bone development in puppies, for all those adventures ahead.
  • Arachidonic (ARA) and Docosahexaenoic (DHA) acid help support healthy brain and vision development.
  • Crafted using only nutrient-dense ingredients and never any wheat, corn, soy, chicken or poultry by-product meals, or artificial preservatives, colors or artificial flavors.

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  • Item Number
    151822
  • Weight
    28.0 pounds
  • Lifestage
    Puppy
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Special Diet
    No Corn No Wheat No Soy
Nutritional Info
Ingredients

New: Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Turkey Meal, Brown Rice, Peas, Rice Bran, Brewers Rice, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Barley, Flaxseed, Fish Oil, Salt, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Dried Tomato Pomace, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Egg Product, Carrots, Oatmeal, Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Dried Kelp, Choline Chloride, Taurine, L-Threonine, Dried Chicory Root, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Zinc Oxide, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Original: Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Brown Rice, Peas, Rice Bran, Brewers Rice, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Barley, Natural Flavor, Pea Protein, Dried Tomato Pomace, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Flaxseed, Dicalcium Phosphate, Fish Oil, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oatmeal, Dried Egg Product, Salt, Potassium Chloride, L-Threonine, Cranberries, Blueberries, Dried Kelp, Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Oxide, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Caloric Content

New: 3,500 kcal/kg or 365 kcal/cup

Original: 3,660 kcal/kg or 365 kcal/cup

New:

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein25.0% min
Crude Fat15.0% min
Crude Fiber5.0% max
Moisture10.0% max
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)0.05% min
Calcium1.2% min
Phosphorous1.0% min
Zinc120 mg/kg min
Selenium0.35 mg/kg min
Vitamin E100 IU/kg min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids3.0% min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.7% min
Taurine0.10% min
Arachidonic Acid (ARA)0.04% min
Glucosamine300 mg/kg min
Chondroitin Sulfate250 mg/kg min

Original:

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein25.0% min
Crude Fat15.0% min
Crude Fiber5.0% max
Moisture10.0% max
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)0.05% min
Calcium1.2% min
Phosphorous1.0% min
Zinc120 mg/kg min
Selenium0.35 mg/kg min
Vitamin E100 IU/kg min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids3.0% min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.7% min
Arachidonic Acid (ARA)0.04% min
Glucosamine300 mg/kg min
Chondroitin Sulfate250 mg/kg min
Feeding Instructions
WeightPuppy Age 1 1/2 - 6 Months Daily Feeding (Cups)Puppy Age 6 - 12 Months Daily Feeding (Cups)
3 lbs3/41/2
6 lbs1 1/43/4
10 lbs1 3/41 1/4
15 lbs2 1/21 2/3
20 lbs32
30 lbs42 3/4
40 lbs53 1/3
50 lbs64
60 lbs6 3/44 2/3
70 lbs7 2/35 1/4
80 lbs8 1/25 2/3

New: For pregnant or nursing dogs, we recommend free-choice feeding. For puppies over 80 pounds, we recommend feeding an additional 1/2 cup for every additional 10 pounds. Always provide plenty of fresh water.

Original: For pregnant or nursing dogs, we recommend free-choice feeding. For puppies over 80 pounds, we recommend feeding an additional 1/3 cup for every additional 10 pounds. Always provide plenty of fresh water.

These guidelines are recommendations only, and should be adjusted based upon your dog's health, body condition, life stage, sex, activity and climatic temperature.

Transition Instructions

Gradually transition by adding a small amount of American Journey to your dog's current diet, reducing the amount of the current diet and increasing the amount of American Journey for 7-10 days until the transition is complete. For sensitive dogs, we recommend a 10 - 14 day transition.

FAQ

Who is American Journey? Where is it manufactured?

American Journey is currently available at Chewy.com and PetSmart. American Journey Active Life recipes are manufactured in California following strict quality standards and FDA regulations.

What is Active Life?

The American Journey Active Life Formula is a well-rounded, balanced diet crafted with real, deboned animal protein as the first ingredient plus nutrient-rich vegetables like sweet potatoes and carrots. Every bite delivers a precise blend of nutrients and antioxidants to support a healthy immune system and overall well-being, and balanced omegas to support a healthy skin and coat. There’s also natural fiber from wholesome, easy-to-digest grains like brown rice and barley. Plus, there is never any wheat, corn, soy or artificial ingredients.

Why did the packaging change?

American Journey formulas have always provided complete and balanced nutrition to help support your dog’s health and wellbeing. We updated the packaging to highlight the benefits of the formula and to provide emphasis on what makes our products special and a great option for your dog.

What are the benefits of having as chicken as the first ingredient?

Chicken is an excellent source of protein and essential amino acids to support healthy muscles. Chicken along with the other ingredients in this diet provides complete and balanced nutrition for your dog’s active life.

How long will the food last after I open the bag?

Once opened, dry dog food typically lasts 6-8 weeks. For extended freshness, you can place the dry food in an airtight storage container.

What are the main differences between the regular and puppy American Journey Brown Rice formulas?

The American Journey Puppy Formulas feature a smaller kibble size and is formulated to meet the specific nutritional requirements for growing puppies. Including DHA to support normal brain development, quality protein to support the development of lean muscles, and calcium and phosphorus to support healthy bones.

What is considered to be a puppy?

This formula is recommended for use with puppies ranging from 6 weeks old to 12 months of age. It is suitable for any breed size.

Can I switch between the American Journey Active Life Recipes?

American Journey Active Life Formulas are designed that that you can change up the flavor between Beef, Chicken, Salmon and Lamb depending on the preference of your dog. However, if you plan on transitioning to a new American Journey kibble flavor, we still recommend mixing the food gradually for 7-10 days until the transition is complete. For sensitive dogs, we recommend a 10-14-day transition.

Where are the ingredients sourced?

American Journey sources from reputable suppliers in the US and worldwide, dependent upon availability. For example, the chicken, beef, and turkey proteins are sourced from the USA, the lamb comes from New Zealand and Australia and the salmon is sourced from the Americas.

Does this diet provide all the essential vitamins and minerals?

All American Journey Active Life Formulas provide precise levels of vitamins, minerals and other trace nutrients to support a healthy active life.

Does this diet provide antioxidants?

Yes, all American Journey Active Life Formulas provide antioxidants such as Vitamin E and Selenium to support a healthy immune system and overall wellbeing.

How many cups are in a bag?

There are approximately 18 cups in the 4-lb bag, 64 cups in the 12-lb bag, and 127 cups in the 28-lb bag. The Large Breed formula has approximately 130 cups in the 28-lb bag.

What is the size of the kibble?

The kibble size measures 10 x 5 millimeters – this is a smaller kibble size than the regular formulas, intended for puppies.

About American Journey Active Life Puppy Food

AJ Puppy - Crafted for Growing Explorers

Crafted for Growing Explorers

Get your puppy started on the path toward an active life. Real protein is the first ingredient plus nutrient-rich vegetables and specially selected nutrients to support healthy growth and development. Bring them the nutrition they need to grow big and strong for all the adventures ahead.

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Always Real Protein First

American Journey Active Life recipes always start with protein. That means real, deboned salmon or chicken to provide growing puppies the delicious protein they crave, and the essential amino acids they need for lean muscle growth.

SALMON - Source of omega-3 fatty acids like DHA and EPA.

CHICKEN - Lean source of essential minerals and B vitamins like niacin.

Nutrient-Packed Ingredients

Every ingredient is carefully selected for its nutritional value. You won’t find any poultry by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy or artificial preservatives on this list.

SWEET POTATOES

A healthy source of beta-carotene and other naturally occurring vitamins.

CARROTS & PEAS

Rich in plant phytonutrients, beta-carotene and natural fibers to benefit digestion.

FLAXSEED & FISH OIL

Provide omega fatty acids to help maintain a healthy skin and coat.

BROWN RICE

A whole-grain, hearty source of complex carbohydrates for clean, sustained energy.

Adventure-Ready Nutrition

Growing Muscles - Rich in protein to provide the building blocks of muscle.

Healthy Eyes & Brain - ARA and DHA help support healthy brain and vision development.

Strong Bones - Precise balance of calcium and phosphorus help support proper bone development in puppies.

Skin & Coat Health - Balanced omegas to help maintain a radiant skin and coat.

Healthy Immunity - Antioxidants and phytonutrients help support immune system health.

Compare American Journey's Unique Recipes

 
 

GRAIN-FREE

ACTIVE LIFE

LANDMARK

LIMITED INGREDIENTS

ABOUT THE RECIPE

Crafted without any grains. Enhanced with taurine for heart health.

Rich in antioxidants from healthy vegetables, plus natural fiber from wholesome whole grains.

High-protein recipes crafted from premium animal sources to feed their carnivore instinct.

Simple, fewer ingredients and a single animal protein source for pets with sensitive stomachs.

REAL ANIMAL PROTEIN IS THE FIRST INGREDIENT

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

ANIMAL PROTEIN OPTIONS

Salmon, Chicken, Lamb, Beef

Salmon, Chicken, Lamb, Beef

Angus Beef & Pork, Rainbow Trout & Herring, Cage-Free Chicken & Turkey

Duck, Lamb, Salmon, Venison, Turkey

NO POULTRY BY-PRODUCT MEALS

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NO CORN, WHEAT, SOY OR ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

LIFE STAGE-SPECIFC FORMULAS

Puppy, Adult, Senior, All Life Stages

Puppy, Adult, Senior, All Life Stages

Puppy, Adult

All Life Stages

BREED SIZE-SPECIFIC FORMULAS

Standard, Large Breeds

Standard, Large Breeds

Standard

Standard

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT FORMULAS

Yes

Yes

No

No

GRAIN-FREE FORMULAS

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

WET FOOD FORMULAS

Yes

No

No

Yes

TREAT OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

About American Journey

At American Journey, we know any day can be filled with adventure. That’s why from treats to dry and wet food for dogs and cats, we craft recipes to fuel everyday adventures – wherever they may take you. We always start with real, deboned protein plus nutrient-dense fruits and veggies, and manufacture our products right here in the USA, using domestic and globally-sourced ingredients from trusted suppliers.

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