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A List of Vet Recommended High Quality Dog Food Brands: Dry


Do you know what dog food is best for your furry friend?


With lots of brands in the market, you may find it difficult to choose the right dog food that fits both your dog’s needs and your wallet. SaveFurPet did some research and made this list of recommended brands to help you make the decision.



Brand Name: Orijen


Orijen Six Fish Dry Dog Food

Advantages:

- Good for hair

- High meat ingredients

- Tasty


Easy to find and buy in:

- Pet Valu

- Pet Smart

- Global Pet Food

- Homes Alive Pets


With more meat and high protein, the formula of Six Fish is one of the most popular dog food product in Orijen, and it’s an ideal choice for skinny dogs.


Main Ingredients:

· Raw whole pilchard (18%)

· Raw whole mackerel (11%)

· Raw whole hake (10%)

· Raw flounder (6%)

· Raw whole rockfish (6%)

· Raw whole sole (6%)

· Dehydrated mackerel (5%)

· Dehydrated herring (5%)


Price: $5-8 lb




Orijen Regional Red Dry

The nutrition of this dog food is very good, rich in protein and fat sourced from a variety of animal ingredients.


Main Ingredients:

· Raw beef (11%)

· Raw whole pilchard (11%)

· Raw wild boar (5%)

· Raw bison (5%)

· Raw lamb (5%)

· Raw pork (5%)

· Raw beef liver (4%)

· Raw pork liver (4%)


Price: $6-10 lb



Brand Name: ACANA



ACANA Lamb & Okanagan Apple

Advantages:

- Contains protein between 29%-35%, and the fat does not exceed 20%

- Rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6


Easy to find and buy in:

- Pet Valu

- Pet Smart

- Global Pet Food

- Homes Alive Pets


This formula consists of 45% fruits and 35% vegetables. Rich in natural nutrients to help dogs strengthen their immune system.


Main Ingredients:

· Raw grass-fed lamb (17%)

· Dehydrated lamb meat (17%)

· Raw lamb organs (liver, kidney, tripe) (17%)

· Whole chickpeas, whole lentils, pollock oil (5%)

· Fresh apples (4%)


Price: $8-15 lb



ACANA Healthy Grains Free-Run Poultry Recipe


This dog food formula is very rich in protein.


Main Ingredients:

· Fresh chicken meat (17%)

· Dehydrated chicken meat (16%)

· Oat groats, whole sorghum, whole millet, dehydrated turkey meat (7%)

· Chicken fat (6%)

· Whole oats, fresh eggs (4%)

· Raw turkey meat (4%)

· Fresh chicken giblets (heart, liver) (4%)


Price: $7-13 lb



Brand Name: Royal Canin


Advantages:

- Lower price

- Effectively help to reduce hair loss


Easy to find and buy in:

- Pet Valu

- Pet Smart

- Global Pet Food


Royal Canin Medium Adult Dry Dog Food


Enriched with omega-3 fatty acids (EPA & DHA) to help maintain healthy skin


Main Ingredients:

· Fresh Chicken (14%)

· Chicken Meal (14%)

· Fresh chicken offal (liver, heart) (5.5%)

· Herring meal (5%)

· Chicken fat (5%)

· Ground turkey (5%)

· Eggs (4%)

· Raw flounder (4%)


Price: $3-5 lb



Royal Canin Small Breed Adult Dry Food


Enriched with omega-3 fatty acids (EPA & DHA) to help maintain healthy skin


Main Ingredients:

· Fresh Chicken (14%)

· Chicken Meal (14%)

· Fresh chicken offal (liver, heart) (5.5%)

· Herring meal (5%)

· Chicken fat (5%)

· Ground turkey (5%)

· Eggs (4%)

· Raw flounder (4%)


Price: $5-7 lb



Brand Name: Addiction



Addiction VIVA LA VENISON

Advantages:

- Rich in omega-3 and omega-6

- Help to maintain healthy skin and hair


Easy to find and buy in:

- Pet Valu

- Pet Smart

- Addiction Official Site


Venison is low in cholesterol and high in protein. Rich in flavours.


Main Ingredients:

· Venison

· Venison Meal

· Green Peas

· Tapioca

· Coconut Oil

· Pea Protein


Price: $5-7 lb



Brand Name: Fromm



Fromm Beef Frittata Veg Recipe

Advantages:

- Lots of high-quality animal protein

- Added probiotics and chelated minerals, very good for dogs' digestion and absorption


Easy to find and buy in:

- Wooftown

- Global Pet Food

- J & J Pet Club


With the highest protein content in the Fromm’s products


Main Ingredients:

· Beef

· Dried Egg Product

· Lentils

· Peas

· Pork Fat

· Pork Liver

· Beef Liver


Price: $5-10 lb



Fromm Chicken A LA VEG Recipe


Providing rich nutrition, this product is good for most of the dogs.


Main Ingredients:

· Chicken

· Chicken Broth

· Chicken Meal

· Oat Groats

· Pearled Barley


Price: $4-7 lb



Brand Name: Ziwi Peak


Ziwi Peak Lamb Recipe

Advantages:

- Very high animal protein

- Good palatability

- Nice choice for active dogs as a staple food


Easy to find and buy in:

- Global Pet Food

- Homes Alive Pets

- Wooftown


Adding sheep viscera and bones. More in line with the eating habits of dogs in the natural environment.


Main Ingredients:

· Lamb

· Lamb Heart

· Lamb Tripe

· Lamb Liver

· Lamb Kidney

· Lamb Lung


Price: $40-65 lb



Brand Name: K9 Natural



K9 Natural Chicken Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Advantages:

- Freeze drying process that preserves food flavor and taste

- Contains more than 90% of meat, which can satisfy the energy consumption of most dogs

- Less fat intake


Easy to find and buy in:

- Amazon

- Homes Alive Pets

- J & J Pet Club


Freeze-dried food is industrially dehydrated by freeze-drying. The taste and nutrition are preserved nicely. Rich in high protein.


Main Ingredients:

· Chicken

· Eggs

· Flaxseed Flakes

· Hoki Oil

· Brown Kelp

· New Zealand Green Mussel


Price: $10-35 lb



Brand Name: Farmina N&D



Farmina N&D Ancestral Grain Dog Food - Chicken & Pomegranate Adult Medium & Max



Advantages:

- The adding of vitamins can meet the nutrition needs of the dog's daily diet

- Contains cold-pressed fruit, vegetable and plant extracts


Easy to find and buy in:

- Amazon

- Wooftown

- Chewy


Good for first-time buyer. Great palatability and nutritional value.


Main Ingredients:

· Boneless chicken

· Dehydrated chicken

· Sweet potatoes

· Chicken fat

· Dried whole eggs

· Herring


Price: $4-7 lb



Farmina N&D Ocean Canine


Deep-sea seafood is used as a protein source, rich in Omega-3. With herring oil, this dog food formula helps to maintain the health of skin and hair.


Main Ingredients:

· Cod

· Dehydrated cod

· Herring oil

· Whole spelt

· Whole oats


Price: $4-8 lb




Brand Name: Petcurean Go!



Go! Carnivore Grain-Free Chicken Turkey + Duck Recipe

Advantages:

- Rich meat content. High-Protein. Low-Carb pairing can make dogs stay healthy

- Good palatability

- Help the digestion


Easy to find and buy in:

- Amazon

- Pet Valu

- Global Pet Food

- Homes Alive Pets


In addition to the basic meat protein, this product also contains vegetables, fruits and trace elements.


Main Ingredients:

- Chicken

- Ground turkey

- Salmon meal

- Boneless chicken

- Boneless turkey

- Deboned trout


Price: $4-6 lb



Brand Name: Taste of the Wild



Taste of the wild high prairie grain-free dry dog food


Advantages:

- Lower price

- Good palatability

- High protein


Easy to find and buy in:

- Amazon

- Pet Valu

- Global Pet Food

- Homes Alive Pets


Natural antioxidant and probiotic ingredients are added, which can promote gastrointestinal motility and effectively maintain intestinal health.


Main Ingredients:

· Buffalo

· Lamb meal

· Chicken meal

· Sweet potatoes

· Peas

· Potatoes


Price: $3-5 lb



Brand Name: Hill's


Advantages:

- Good palatability

- Rich nutrition with high calorie, which can satisfy the energy consumption of active dogs


Easy to find and buy in:

- Global Pet Food

- Homes Alive Pets

- Wooftown


Hill's Lamb Meal & Brown Rice


Developed by professional veterinarians, this dog food formula exceeds AAFCO nutritional standards and provides more comprehensive nutrition.


Main Ingredients:

· Lamb Meal

· Brown Rice

· Brewers Rice

· Whole Grain Sorghum

· Whole Grain Wheat

· Corn Gluten Meal

· Chicken Fat


Price: $4-6 lb




* More tips for choosing your dog food:


1. Don't just go to the supermarket and buy the cheapest dog food! Low-priced products are easy to cause diabetes, liver and kidney disorders, and other diseases.

2. The recommended dog food brands above are for reference only. You should buy the products according to your actual needs.

3. Don’t forget to check the expire date before you feed your dog.







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