Dog Food Comparison Chart – Compare Dog Food Brands by Ingredients – Worst and Best Dog Food


GOOD VS. BAD DOG FOOD
Zena and Lola RECOMMEND THIS DOG FOOD COMPARISON REPORTNot only do the “grocery store kibble” have ingredients that don’t sound like something a carnivore should eat, they also contain this ingredient more than once. (ie. ground yellow corn, and corn gluten meal)

Here are some of the best dog food brands and some of the worst dog food brands compared side by side for informational purposes.

If your brand is not listed , then apply the questions in CHART # 1 to your own dog food ingredient list or take this test.


 

BEST AND WORST DOG FOOD COMPARISON CHART # 1

This Chart Asks the Questions relevant to determining which dog food brands are higher quality. The more green check marks the better the food.

NAME OF FOOD -
Is there named meat sources?
Grain Free Formulas available?
Fresh Fruits and Veggies?
Is this food Chemical Free?
Corn, Wheat, Soy
Free?
GMO, Anitbiotic, Hormone Free?
Free of
By-products?
ORIJENOK
OK
OK
OK
OK
OK
OK
ACANA OKOK
OK
OK
OK
OK
OK
WellnessOK
OK
OK
OK
OK
OK
OK
BLUE BUFFALOOKOK OK OK OK OK OK
STELLA AND CHEWY'SOK OK OK OK OK OK OK
HONEST KITCHEN

OK yes or add your own meats to the base mix (Preference)OK OK OK OK OK OK
DR. HARVEY'S OK yes or add your own meats to the CANINE HEALTH FORMULAOK OK OK OK OK OK
WYSONG EPIGEN OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
ADDICTION OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
INSTINCT BY NATURE'S VARIETYOK OK OK OK OK OK OK
EVANGER'S OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
ZIWIPEAK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
TASTE OF THE WILD OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
PETCUREAN NOW! OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
BRAVO! RAW OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
MERRICK GRAIN FREE OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
PARTY ANIMALOK OK OK OK OK OK OK
SOJO'S OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
PURINA PRO PLAN (Focus Adult) -OKred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
PURINA DOG CHOW red-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
BENEFULred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
IAMS SO GOODred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
PEDIGREEred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
OL ROYred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
KIBBLES N BITSred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
PURINA VETERINARY DIETred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
PURINA ONE red-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
GRAVY TRAINred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
HILL'S PRESCRIPTION DIET (FOR GI)red-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x
KAL KANred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-xred-x

 

It is easy to see the difference right away. The best dog food brands all have identifiable ingredients that are easily found in our own kitchens.

Find Easy Comparisons On Over 2500 Dog Foods, Cat Foods, And Pet Treats.

I know which foods I don’t want to feed my dogs, that’s for sure.


BEST AND WORST DOG FOOD COMPARISON CHART # 2

This chart Shows the first 8 ingredients of some of the best dog food brands and worst dog food brands. Use it as a reference for your own dog food.

FOOD LISTED ALPHABETICALLY
1rst
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
ACANA Ranchlandsdeboned beefbeef mealgreen peasdeboned lamblamb mealwhitefish mealherring oilfield beans
ADDICTION Dehydrated VenisonNew Zealand Venisonpotatoespapayascanola oilfigscarrots
ARTEMIS FRESH MIXChickenChicken MealTurkeyFish MealBarleyBrown RiceRiceChicken Fat
BENEFUL ground yellow cornchicken by-product mealcorn gluten mealwhole wheat flouranimal fatrice floursoy flourmeat and bone meal
BLUE BUFFALO Wilderness - Duckdeboned duckchicken mealturkey mealpeaschicken fattomato pomacenatural chicken flavorpotatoes
BRAVO! Raw ChickenChickenChicken BoneChicken HeartChicken GizzardChicken liverGreen BeansSquashBroccoli
EVANGERS CANNED CHICKENWhole dressed chickenchicken brothliverguar gum
FLINT RIVER RANCHChicken MealGround Whole Brown RiceWheat FlourGround Whole RiceChicken FatOat FlourTomato PomaceWhite Fish Meal
FROMM GOLDDuckChicken MealChickenBrown RicePearled BarleyOatmealMenhaden Fish MealChicken Fat
GRAVY TRAINcornsoybean mealbeef and bone mealanimal fatanimal digestsaltcellulose gumcaramel color
Hills Prescription Diet for GIwhole grain cornpowdered cellulosechicken by-product mealcorn gluten mealchicken liver flavorsoybean mill runsoybean oildried beet pulp
HOLISTIC SECLECT - DUCKDuck MealGround Brown RiceGround White RiceOatmealChicken FatDried Beet PulpFlaxseedCarrots
HONEST KITCHEN FORCE dehydrated100% Human Food Grade USDA ChickenOrganic Flaxseedpotatoescelerysweet potatoesapplesalfalfakelp
IAMS So Good with Chickenground yellow cornchicken by-product mealsoybean mealanimal fatchickencorn gluten mealdried beet pulpchicken flavor
KAL KAN Complete Adultground yellow cornmeat and bone mealsoybean mealwhole wheatchicken by-product mealanimal fat with BHAwheat middlingscorn gluten meal
KIBBLES N BITScornsoybean mealbeef and bone mealground wheatanimal fat with BHAcorn syrupwaterwheat middlings
MERRICK GRAIN FREE BUFFALODeboned BuffaloChicken MealTurkey MealSalmon MealSweet PotatoChicken FatPork MealPotato
NATURAL BALANCE ORGANICOrganic ChickenOrganic Brown RiceChicken MealOrganic OatsOrganic MilletOrganic BarleyOrganic PeasOrganic Potatoes
NATURE'S VARIETY Instinct Raw Chickenchickenraw ground chicken bonesturkeyturkey liverturkey heartapplescarrotsbutternut squash
NEWNMAN'S OWN ChickenOrganic BarleyOrganic OatsOrganic PeasChicken MealOrganic SorghumOrganic Soybean MealChicken Fat
OL ROY - Walmartground yellow cornsoybean mealground whole wheatcorn syruppoultry fatmeat and bone mealanimal fat with BHAchicken by-product meal
ORGANIXOrganic chickenchicken mealOrganic Brown RiceOrganic peasOrganic milletOrganic oatsChicken FatSalmon Meal
ORIJEN Regional Red*boneless angus beef*boneless wild boar*boneless lamb*beef liver*boneless pork*pork liver*whole herring*lamb liver
PARTY ANIMAL - canned turkeyOrganic TurkeyOrganic Turkey BrothOrganic Brown RiceOrganic LiverOrganic CarrotsOrganic PeasOrganic EggsOrganic Apples
PEDIGREE Adultground whole cornmeat and bone mealcorn gluten mealanimal fatwheat mill runground wheatpoultry flavorwheat flour
PETCUREAN NOW!De-Boned TurkeyPotato Flourpeasappleswhole dried eggpea fibretomatopotatoes
PURINA DOG CHOWWhole grain cornpoultry by-product mealcorn gluten mealanimal fatmeat and bone mealsoybean mealegg and chicken flavorwhole grain wheat
PURINA ONElambbrewers ricewhole grain cornwhole grain wheatpoultry by-product mealcorn gluten mealsoybean mealanimal fat
PURINA PRO PLANBrewers ricepoultry by-product mealcorn gluten mealanimal fatsoy flakeswhole grain wheatwhole grain corncorn germ meal
PURINA PRO PLANchickenbrewers ricepoultry by-product mealcorn gluten mealanimal fatsoy flakeswhole grain wheatwhole grain corn
PURINA VETERINARY DIETbrewers ricecorn gluten mealwhole grain cornanimal fatchicken mealcoconut oilcalcium phosphatecalcium carbonate
SOLID GOLDLambLamb MealBrown RicePearled BarleyMilletRice BranOcean Fish MealCanola Oil
STELLA AND CHEWY'S - freeze dried chickenchicken ground with bonechicken liverchicken gizzardpumpkin seedorganic cranberriesorganic spinachorganic broccoliorganic beets
TASTE OF THE WILD - High PrairieBisonlamab mealchicken mealsweet potatoespeaspotatoescanola oilegg product
WELLNESS COREdeboned turkeydeboned chickenturkey mealchicken mealpotatoestomato pomacenatural chicken flavorcanola oil
WYSONG EPIGENOrganic chickenchicken mealchicken gibletsvegetable proteinpoultry fateggsyogurtflaxseed
ZIWIPEAKVenison Meatlivertripeheartkidneychicory inulingreen lipped musselfish oil

 


BEST DOG FOOD BRANDS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY – UPDATED 2014

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6 Comments

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  2. I have been feeding my dogs Nutro Chicken and Rice for years. The ones I can’t keep weight on get Petcurean Go! Chicken and Rice which seems to work for them (I also give a small spoonful of fresh minced chicken with their evening meal). This regime has worked. I like the Petcurean brand and in New Zealand am able to get hold of it and Acana/Orijen, however both brands are VERY expensive. Nutro is more affordable.

    Could you add Nutro to your list where ever it may fit so I can do a comparison and make a decision as to whether I stick with it. Originally I put the dogs on it because one of them was allergic to everything else and it worked for her… but she has gone now and have just never made the change.

    Thanks!

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