Finding the right well-balanced dry dog food brand for your dog can become sort of a headache when there’s thousands of varieties to choose from. We have compiled a list of some of the very best dry dog food brands available for 2018. These 5 star dry dog food brands include meat as the primary ingredient and do not contain corn, wheat, soy, animal by-products, artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.


20. Nature’s Variety® Prairie Beef & Barley Recipe Dry Dog Food

Nature’s Variety Prairie Beef & Barley Recipe is loaded with real beef, turkey, whole-grains, antioxidant-rich fruits and wholesome vegetables. Real beef is the #1 ingredient followed by turkey meal. Adding turkey meal increases protein levels and adds palatability and flavor to the kibble. Along with a healthy a mix of protein, wholesome vegetables and antioxidant-rich fruits helps provide necessary vitamins and mineral. The formula is finished with a tumbling mixture of freeze-dried beef, beef heart and beef liver.

Ingredients: Beef, Turkey Meal, Barley, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Menhaden Fish Meal, Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal, Ground Flaxseed, Natural Chicken Flavor, Montmorillonite Clay, Carrots, Salt, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Blueberries, Cranberries, Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Sodium Selenite), Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Yeast Culture, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Extract, Freeze Dried Beef, Freeze Dried Beef Heart, Freeze Dried Beef Liver, Pumpkinseeds, Freeze Dried Ground Beef Bone, Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Lettuce, Spinach, Dried Kelp, Salmon Oil, Apple Cider Vinegar, Parsley, Honey, Olive Oil, Alfalfa Sprouts, Persimmons, Inulin, Rosemary, Sage, Clove, Rosemary Extract.


19. Natural Balance® Original Ultra Whole Body Health Chicken, Chicken Meal & Duck Meal Formula Dry Dog Food

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Natural Balance Original Ultra Whole Body Health is a gluten-free diet. Chicken is the #1 ingredient. This dry kibble is an optimal balance of premium proteins and key nutrients created by expert nutritionists. Added zinc and manganese supports good hip and joint health. Oat fiber help aid in proper digestion. Contains antioxidant nutrients from dried cranberries, blueberries and spinach.

Ingredients: Chicken, Brown Rice, Oat Groats, Chicken Meal, Dried Potatoes, Dried Peas, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Dried Carrots, Duck Meal, Pea Fiber, Oat Hulls, Natural Flavor, Tomato Pomace, Flaxseed, Menhaden Oil, Salt, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Calcium Iodate), L-Ascorbyl- 2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Tryptophan, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Citric Acid (preservative), Mixed Tocopherols (preservative), Taurine, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Dried Spinach, L-Lysine, Dried Kelp, Dried Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract.



18. Earthborn Holistic® Adult Vantage Natural Dry Dog Food

Earthborn Holistic Adult Vantage Natural Dog Food contains high quality animal and fish proteins such as, chicken meal and whitefish meal. Guaranteed levels of antioxidant nutrients like Vitamin E and Beta-Carotene blended with nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables such as apples, blueberries, carrots and spinach help support the immune system and optimal health.

Fully cooked wholesome grains like oatmeal, barley, brown rice and rye are easily digested. The natural fibers from the fruits and vegetables help support good digestion and intestinal health. L-carnitine helps burn fat and maintain lean muscle mass to support a healthy, active life style.

Ingredients: Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown Rice, Rye Flour, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Whitefish Meal, Ground Flaxseed, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Carrots, Spinach, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Taurine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Beta-Carotene, L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Salt, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product.


17. Nutro® Ultra Adult Dry Dog Food

U.S.-farm-raised chicken is the first ingredient in NUTRO® Ultra Adult Dry Dog Food. Real chicken delivers the amino acids adult dogs need to build muscle and maintain a healthy metabolism.

Nutro’s natural dog food also contains whole grains to nourish a healthy digestive system for proper nutrient absorption, whole oatmeal that’s high in soluble fiber for sensitive stomachs, and antioxidants, such as vitamin E, for a healthy immune system and overall cellular health. Nutro never use artificial flavors, colors or preservatives; only the best ingredients nature has to offer. Not only will your dog enjoy the taste, but you’ll love the results.

Ingredients: Chicken, Chicken Meal, Whole Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Rice Bran, Lamb Meal, Natural Flavor, Salmon Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Sunflower Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Whole Grain Oatmeal, Whole Flaxseed, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Salt, Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives), Dried Coconut, Whole Chia Seed, Dried Egg Product, Tomato Pomace, Dried Kale, Dried Pumpkin, Dried Spinach, Dried Blueberries, Dried Apples, Dried Carrots, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Selenium Yeast, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.


16. Victor® Nutra Pro Super Premium Dry Dog & Puppy Food Formula

Victor Nutra Pro Select is a high-protein, high-energy dry dog food that’s perfect for active and working dogs. 90% of the protein in this 5 star formula comes from fresh meat, poultry and fish. The highly digestible kibble only contains 22% carbohydrates and requires less food intake to meet energy demands in active dogs.

The super-premium dry dog food is formulated with scientifically advanced ingredients, which helps make the formula perfect for all-life stages including puppies. As with all of Victor’s dog foods, Victor Nutra Pro Select is free from processed grain by-products, corn, wheat and soy.

Ingredients: Chicken Meal, Beef Meal, Whole Grain Millet, Blood Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Menhaden Fish Meal (source of DHA-Docosahexaenoic Acid), Pork Meal, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Flax Seed (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acid), Feeding Oat Meal, Yeast Culture, Natural Chicken Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Dried Kelp, Salt, Montmorillonite, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Dried Carrot, Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Taurine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Magnesium Amino Acid Chelate, Riboflavin Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Lecithin, Fructooligosaccharide, Folic Acid, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Citric Acid, Rosemary Extract.



15. Whole Earth Farms® Adult Recipe by Merrick

 

Dog lovers will take great pride in feeding their pups Whole Earth Farms, a wholesome line of naturally nutritious dog food that offers all the goodness from the earth at a good value. All Whole Earth Farms kibble and canned recipes are made in the USA with high quality, natural ingredients that deliver complete and balanced nutrition. There is no corn, wheat or by-products. Merrick contains zero ingredients from China and contains probiotics for a healthy digestive system.

Ingredients: Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Oatmeal, Pearled Barley, Brown Rice, Whole Barley, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Chicken, Natural Chicken Flavor, White Fish, Yeast Culture, Organic Alfalfa Meal, Salt, Salmon Oil, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyroxidine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamin Mononitrate), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Dried Blueberries, Choline Chloride, Cinnamon, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product.


14. Horizon Complete® All Life Stages Dry Dog Food

Horizon Complete All Life Stages Dry Dog Food is made with pure, real, whole grains to give dogs optimal nutrition. No corn, potatoes or tapioca. Low glycemic index (GI) helps regulate blood sugar, aids in disease prevention and assists in weight reduction. Formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.

Ingredients: Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Barley, Whole Grain Rye, Chicken, Whole Grain Oats, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Source of Vitamin E), Pea Fibre, Flaxseed, Egg Product, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Source of Vitamin E), Alfalfa Meal, Carrots, Apples, Broccoli, Bok Choy, Cabbage, Blueberries, L-Lysine, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Salt, Dl-Methionine, Fructooligosaccharides, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Pineapple, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Rhizopus Oryzae Fermentation Extract, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Bifidum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Monoitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Ferrous Sulphate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Suplhate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulphate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Magnesium Oxide.


13. Holistic Select® Adult Health Deboned Turkey & Lentils Recipe Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Holistic Select® is committed to the highest standard in dog food safety. This high standard in pet food safety has resulted in zero recalls and a top award winning brand. The Holistic Select Adult Health Deboned Turkey & Lentils Recipe includes antioxidant-rich superfoods such as blueberries and pomegranate to provide natural support to cellular health. Contains a source of live, naturally occurring microorganisms normally found in a healthy digestive tract. Wholesome lentils are a great fiber source to help move food through the digestive tract for healthy daily output.

Ingredients: Deboned Turkey, Turkey Meal, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Pea Protein, Pork Meal, Flaxseed, Natural Fish Flavor, Pumpkin, Cranberries, Apples, Brewers Dried Yeast, Potassium Chloride, Papaya, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Thiamine Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid], Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Blueberries, Pomegranate, Calcium Carbonate, Inulin, Mixed Tocopherols Added to Preserve Freshness, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Fennel, Ground Peppermint, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Licheniformis Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Reesei Fermentation Product, Dried Rhizopus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract.


12. Fromm® Gold Holistic Adult Dry Dog Food

Fromm Gold Adult Holistic is for normally active adult dogs. Prepared with duck, chicken, lamb, whole eggs, and real Wisconsin cheese. Enhanced with probiotics to aid digestion and salmon oil for a healthy coat. High-nutrient digestibility and utilization offers complete and balanced nutrition.
 Third-party pathogenic bacteria testing is practiced on all production batches to ensure safety.
 Holistic recipe includes Fromm’s specially developed blend of probiotics for digestive health.

Ingredients: Duck, Chicken Meal, Chicken, Brown Rice, Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Menhaden Fish Meal, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Lamb, Potatoes, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Whole Egg, Salmon Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Cheese, Flaxseed, Brewers Dried Yeast, Alfalfa Meal, Carrots, Lettuce, Celery, Chicken Cartilage, Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dl-Methionine, L-Tryptophan, Taurine, Chicory Root Extract, Calcium Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sodium Selenite, Sorbic Acid (Preservative), Vitamins [Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Bitartrate, Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin], Minerals [Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate], Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Pediococcus Acidilactici Fermentation Product.


11. Merrick® Grain-Free Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food

Deboned beef is the #1 ingredient in this protein-packed dry dog food formula. Merrick Grain-Free Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe features a 38.0% min protein level that’s balanced with a 15.0% min fat level. The deboned beef is mixed with lamb meal, sweet potatoes, peas, potatoes which makes up most of this 5 star formula. Additional antioxidant rich-fruits, flaxseed, salmon oil, vitamins and minerals are added to complete the recipe. This dry dog food brand is poultry-free and is perfect for dogs with poultry and grain sensitivities.

Ingredients: Deboned Beef, Lamb Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Potatoes, Potato Protein, Pea Protein, Pork Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Sunflower Oil, Organic Dried Alfalfa, Salt, Apples, Blueberries, Choline Chloride, Salmon Oil, Gelatin, Minerals (Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Proteinate, Cobalt Carbonate), Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product.


10. I and Love and You® Nude Food Red Meat Medley Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

I and Love and You Nude Food Red Medley Grain-Free is in high-protein. Guaranteed analysis shows crude protein to be at 34.0% min. HAPPY TUMMEEZ™ PLUS, digestive enzymes, prebiotics and probiotics help ease tummy troubles. Contains superfoods like flaxseeds, coconut oil and turmeric to supply essential nutrients. Formulated to include the optimal combination of complete, wholefood nutrition and freshness. Made in the USA using premium ingredients without the use of corn, wheat, soy or rice.

Ingredients: Pork, Lamb Meal, Herring Meal, Dried Yellow Peas, Garbanzo Beans, Pea Protein, Dried Egg Product, Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid), Wild Boar, Sweet Potatoes, Pork Liver, Dried Carrots, Whole Ground Flaxseed, Ground Miscanthus Grass, Natural Flavors, Pea Starch, Olive Oil, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Zucchini Squash, Apples, Pumpkin, Coconut Oil, Fish Oil, Inulin, Salt, Turmeric, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Yeast Culture, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Mixed Tocopherols, Rosemary Extract.


9. CANIDAE® Grain-Free PURE Land with Bison Limited Ingredient Diet Adult Dry Dog Food

This recipe starts with real bison as the first ingredient. Zero corn, wheat or soy products is found in this 5 star brand. Made with whole foods for gentle digestion.
 Also contains vitamins, minerals and a probiotics mix.
 This limited ingredient recipe is great for the most sensitive dogs.

Ingredients: Bison, Lamb Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Chickpeas, Canola Oil, Sun-cured Alfalfa, Natural Flavor, Minerals (Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Choline Chloride, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Mixed Tocopherols (A Natural Source of Vitamin E).


8. Orijen® Original Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Orijen® Adult Dry Dog Food is formulated to match your dog’s natural diet and rated high enough for human consumption. It’s loaded with the protein-packed meat ingredients that Mother Nature intended all dogs to eat, including free-run chicken and turkey, whole eggs, wild-caught fish and regional fruits and vegetables.

These world-class ingredients, all sustainably farmed or fished within Canada, arrive FRESH each day, so they’re preservative-free, never frozen and loaded with the animal proteins and fats that nourish your dog completely. Orijen® benefits dogs of every breed, size and life stage.

Ingredients: Boneless chicken, chicken meal, chicken liver, whole herring, boneless turkey, turkey meal, turkey liver, whole eggs, boneless walleye, whole salmon, chicken heart, chicken cartilage, herring meal, salmon meal, chicken liver oil, red lentils, green peas, green lentils, sun-cured alfalfa, yams, pea fibre, chickpeas, pumpkin, butternut squash, spinach greens, carrots, red delicious apples, bartlett pears, cranberries, blueberries, kelp, licorice root, angelica root, fenugreek, marigold, sweet fennel, peppermint leaf, chamomile, dandelion, summer savory, rosemary, Enterococcus faecium, supplements: vitamin A, vitamin D3, vitamin E, niacin, riboflavin, folic acid, biotin, vitamin B12, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, manganese proteinate, copper proteinate, selenium yeast



7. ACANA® Heritage Meats Formula Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

ACANA Heritage Meats Formula Grain-Free Dry Dog Food celebrates ACANA’s heritage as a biologically appropriate diet that’s rich in protein and trusted by pet parents. This 5 star brand contains 60% beef, pork and lamb ingredients including meat, liver & tripe 40% vegetables, fruits, botanicals plus zinc proteinate to support your dog’s peak health and immunity. The kibble is infused with freeze-dried liver and tripe for palatability. No grain, potato, tapioca, glutens or other plant protein concentrates as well.

Ingredients: Deboned Beef, Deboned Pork, Beef Meal, Whole Green Peas, Red Lentils, Pinto Beans, Pork Meal, Beef Fat, Chickpeas, Green Lentils, Whole Yellow Peas, Deboned Lamb, Herring Oil, Sun-Cured Alfalfa, Natural Pork Flavor, Beef Tripe, Beef Liver, Beef Kidney, Pork Liver, Pork Kidney, Pork Cartilage, Lamb Tripe, Lamb Liver, Lamb Kidney, Dried Kelp, Whole Pumpkin, Whole Butternut Squash, Kale, Spinach, Mustard Greens, Collard Greens, Turnip Greens, Carrots, Apples, Pears, Freeze-Dried Beef Liver, Freeze-Dried Pork Liver, Freeze-Dried Lamb Liver, Zinc Proteinate, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Chicory Root, Turmeric, Sarsaparilla Root, Althea Root, Rose Hips, Juniper Berries, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Dried Bifidobacterium Animalis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product.


6. Wysong® Adult Dry Dog Food

Wysong Adult Dog Food is formulated for adult dogs and great for all breeds.
 Higher in meats, organs, protein, and fat, and contains a comprehensive spectrum.
 Higher levels of micronutrients/nutraceuticals including prebiotics, probiotics, enzymes, omega-3s, and antioxidants
. All natural formula preserved with mixed tocopherols.
 Whole grains have complex carbohydrates for added energy.

Ingredients: Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oat Groats, Turkey Meal, Peas, Chicken Fat, Flaxseeds, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Eggs, Natural Flavor, Montmorillonite Clay, Crab Meal, Whey, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Tomato Pomace, Calcium Propionate, Choline Chloride, Coconut Oil, Organic Barley Grass, Blueberry, Dried Kelp, Yogurt (Whey, Milk Solids, Yogurt Cultures), Citric Acid, Apple Pectin, Fish Oil, Yeast Extract, Mixed Tocopherols, Rosemary Extract, Chicory Root, Hemicellulose Extract, Yeast Culture, Carrots, Celery, Parsley, Lettuce, Watercress, Spinach, Minerals (Potassium Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid [Source of Vitamin C], Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid), Dried Bacillus Licheniformis Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Lactis Fermentation Product, Pepper.


5. Chicken Soup for the Soul® Adult Dry Dog Food

If you’re on a dog food budget but still wanting to feed a premium dry dog food formula, check out Chicken Soup for the Soul Adult Dry Dog Food. This holistic, nutritious recipe is loaded with real chicken & turkey as the 2 main ingredients. The kibble also features protein-concentrated chicken and turkey meal along with complex carbohydrates from barley brown rice, and peas. The innovative formula is fiber based with dried chicory root and includes a variety of antioxidant-rich fruits as well. Check out the ingredient list and compare it to the price.

Ingredients: Chicken, Turkey, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Brown Rice, Peas, Oatmeal, White Rice, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Potatoes, Natural Flavor, Tomato Pomace, Ocean Fish Meal, Flaxseed, Duck, Salmon, Egg Product, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Dried Kelp, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Blueberries, Spinach, Cranberries, Rosemary Extract, Parsley Flake, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Proteinate, L-Carnitine, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Vitamin A Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Riboflavin Supplement, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Copper Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Cobalt Carbonate.



4. Wellness CORE® Grain-Free Wild Game Duck, Turkey, Boar & Rabbit Recipe Dry Dog Food

Wellness CORE Grain-Free Wild Game Formula Dry Dog Food contains protein-rich duck, wild boar & rabbit and healthy veggies like kale, broccoli, and spinach to ensure that every bite is just as good for the body as it is for the taste buds. Wellness CORE Wild Game Formula has 54% more protein than Wellness Complete Health Adult Recipes. This novel protein formula is also potato-free, grain-free and gluten-free!

Ingredients: Duck, Lamb Meal, Chickpeas, Peas, Turkey Meal, Lentils, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Tomato Pomace, Wild Boar, Rabbit, Ground Flaxseed, Dried Egg Product, Natural Duck Flavor, Choline Chloride, Spinach, Broccoli, Potassium Chloride, Kale, Vitamin E Supplement, Carrots, Parsley, Apples, Blueberries, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols Added to Preserve Freshness, Zinc Proteinate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.


3. Castor & Pollux® Organix Grain-Free Free Range Recipe with Raw Bites Dry Dog Food

Castor & Pollux Organix Grain-Free Free Range Recipe with Raw Bites Dry Dog Food contains real pieces of raw freeze-dried fish that deliver the nutritional benefits of a raw diet in a safe and convenient recipe.
 Natural chicken is the #1 ingredient.
 Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids contribute to healthy skin and coat. Includes minimally processed fruits and vegetables that provide a source of antioxidants and vitamins.
 Made without corn, wheat, soy, artificial colors or preservatives with probiotics to support digestion.

Ingredients: Organic Chicken, Chicken Meal, Organic Peas, Organic Tapioca, Organic Pea Protein, Potato Protein, Organic Sunflower Meal, Organic Potatoes, Organic Coconut Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Salmon, Whitefish, Organic Alfalfa Meal, Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid), Salt, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dried Blueberries, Dried Yeast Culture, Dried Bacillus Coagulans Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.


2. Taste of the Wild® High Prairie Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Formula is loaded with real buffalo, roasted bison, chicken meal, sweet potatoes and venison. Made with a variety of lean meats, Taste of the Wild delivery optimum nutrition that helps support strong muscles. In addition to lean meats, the recipe features a mix of healthy fruits and wholesome vegetables designed to mimic the diet of the wild. Taste of the Wild delivers a highly digestible recipe made with proprietary K9 strain probiotic blend to help support digestive health. Per guaranteed analysis, this 5 star formula is perfectly balanced.

Ingredients: Buffalo, Lamb Meal, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Potatoes, Canola Oil, Egg Product, Roasted Bison, Roasted Venison, Beef, Natural Flavor, Tomato Pomace, Potato Protein, Pea Protein, Ocean Fish Meal, Salt, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, Tomatoes, Blueberries, Raspberries, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Animalis Fermentation Product, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, RiboFlavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D Supplement, Folic Acid.

1. Zignature® Zssential Multi-Protein Formula Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Zssential’s Multi-Source Protein recipe is a grain-free and multi-protein recipe. Zssential is exceptionally high in protein, low in saturated fat, and is loaded with heart-friendly essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Vitamin B12 and Selenium, while being a good source of Riboflavin, Thiamin, Niacin and Phosphorus.

This dry dog food recipe is made from Turkey and Turkey Meal from the American Midwest, Salmon from the Northwest, Duck Meal from France, and Lamb Meal from New Zealand. Nutritionally correct ratio of fruits and vegetables rounds out the recipe with powerful antioxidants, and fiber-rich low glycemic carbohydrates

Ingredients: Turkey, Turkey Meal, Lamb Meal, Chickpeas, Duck Meal, Pea Flour, Peas, Salmon, Flaxseeds, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Sunflower Oil (Preserved With Citric Acid), Natural Flavors, Salt, Dried Kelp, Salmon Oil , Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate), Vitamins (Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Blueberries, Cranberries, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols.