Dog Food Advisor | 5-Star Dog Foods

Nutrience Grain Free Dog Food receives the Advisor’s top rating of 5 stars.
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My 3 year old american bulldog has terrible skin allergies so I recently bought an online allergy test which tested for food allergies. There were several things my dog was allergic to but a couple things that stood out were peas and canola oil, both of which were in the food I was giving to him ( Natures Variety Instinct Grain Free Lamb Formula). After hours of research I found that 98% of the dry foods out there contain peas or pea protein and canola oil. By chance I stumbled upon Great Life and not only was I impressed by the ingredients, but finally found a food that didn’t contain peas! I slowly started him on Great Life Grain & Potato Free Salmon dry almost 4 weeks ago. So far so good. My boy hasn’t been itching or licking his paws, and his stool is hard as a rock which is great. I have read some past reviews on here which made me a little nervous but so far I am happy with this food and how my dog is doing on it. The only thing I wish they had was a canned food to mix in with the dry. From what I understand the manufacturer they were using for their canned food went belly up and they are searching for another canned food manufacturer. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that my dog continues to do well on this food. I’ve only had to switch foods 15x to get to this one! Lol!
Canidae Grain Free Pure Dog Food receives the Advisor’s second-highest tier rating of 4.5 stars.
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So, does California Natural Grain Free get 3 stars or 4?? At the top of the page, it says they get 4 stars, but where it lists each formula it says the lamb and the venison formulas get 3 stars and the chicken formula gets 5. That must be a typo for the lamb and the venison ones because I can’t image any grain-free dog food getting 3 stars! Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free Dog Food receives the Advisor’s mid-tier rating of 3.5 stars.
Photo provided by FlickrEvanger’s Grain Free Dog Food receives the Advisor’s highest rating of 5 stars.
Photo provided by FlickrDr. Tim’s Grain Free Dog Food receives the Advisor’s top rating of 5 stars.
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Honest Kitchen Grain Free is a plant-based dehydrated dog food using a notable amount of named meats as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 5 stars.The Taste of the Wild product line includes seven dry dog foods, and they’re all pretty great. Our top pick is Taste of the Wild High Prairie Formula, which reached it’s five star rating on (note: not all of their products did, though none were less than 3.5). The food has a protein-boosting effect through its pea protein, peas and flaxseed, as well as a potato protein and garbanzo beans. It’s grain free, made with purified water, and suitable for pups of all ages.Nutrience Grain Free is a meat-based dry dog food using a significant amount of turkey, chicken and whitefish meals as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 5 stars.Canidae Grain Free Pure is a plant-based dry dog food using a moderate amount of named meats as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 4.5 stars.The Taste of the Wild product line includes seven dry dog foods, and they’re all pretty great. Our top pick is Taste of the Wild High Prairie Formula, which reached it’s five star rating on (note: not all of their products did, though none were less than 3.5). The food has a protein-boosting effect through its pea protein, peas and flaxseed, as well as a potato protein and garbanzo beans. It’s grain free, made with purified water, and suitable for pups of all ages.Blue Buffalo Wilderness is a grain-free, plant-based dry dog food using a notable amount of chicken or fish meals as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 4.5 stars.