Updated at: 07-07-2020 - By: Jane Brody

Dog owners love to ask… “What’s the best dog food?”

We researched over fifty brands of canned and dog food and compared them to federal pet food standards.

These things can take time and practice but, luckily for you, we’ve done all the dirty work. We have scoured the reviews and compared dozens of products to find the top dog food brands in different categories.

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Best Dog Food Grouped by Category

Here are the best kinds of dog food you can buy:

Best Dog Food for Specific Breeds

10+ Best Selling Dog Food By Rating

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1 Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken and Brown Rice 30-lb Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken and Brown Rice 30-lb 27,572 Reviews
2 Purina Pro Plan High Protein Dog Food With Probiotics for Dogs, Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula - 35 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan High Protein Dog Food With Probiotics for Dogs, Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula -... 9,310 Reviews
3 Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Roasted Bison and Venison Adult Dry Dog Food, Made with High Protein from Real Meat and Guaranteed Nutrients 28lb Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Roasted Bison and Venison Adult Dry Dog... 13,676 Reviews
4 Amazon Brand '“ wag Dry Dog Food, Chicken and Brown Rice, 30 lb Bag Amazon Brand "“ wag Dry Dog Food, Chicken and Brown Rice, 30 lb Bag 3,039 Reviews
5 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin, Chicken Recipe, 30 Lb Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin, Chicken Recipe, 30 Lb Bag 5,960 Reviews
6 Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag 6,572 Reviews
7 PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Adult Dry Dog Food Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dog Kibble, 33 lb. Bag PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Adult Dry Dog Food Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dog Kibble, 33 lb.... 17,126 Reviews
8 Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein Grain Free Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-Lb Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein Grain Free Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-Lb 10,290 Reviews
9 The Honest Kitchen Human Grade Dehydrated Whole Grain Dog Food – Complete Meal or Dog Food Topper – Chicken 10 lb (makes 40 lbs) The Honest Kitchen Human Grade Dehydrated Whole Grain Dog Food – Complete Meal or Dog Food Topper... 6,734 Reviews
10 Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe, 40 Pounds (Packaging May Vary) Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe, 40 Pounds... 14,599 Reviews
11 Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and Stomach Dog Food With Probiotics for Dogs, Salmon & Rice Formula - 30 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and Stomach Dog Food With Probiotics for Dogs, Salmon & Rice Formula... 16,483 Reviews
12 Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Beef, Pea, & Brown Rice Recipe, 40 Pounds (Packaging May Vary) Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Beef, Pea, & Brown Rice Recipe, 40 Pounds... 11,659 Reviews
13 IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Adult Minichunks Small Kibble High Protein Dry Dog Food with Real Chicken, 30 lb. Bag IAMS PROACTIVE HEALTH Adult Minichunks Small Kibble High Protein Dry Dog Food with Real Chicken, 30... 9,725 Reviews
14 Purina ONE Natural Dog Food, SmartBlend Chicken and Rice Dog Food Formula - 40 lb. Bag Purina ONE Natural Dog Food, SmartBlend Chicken and Rice Dog Food Formula - 40 lb. Bag 14,500 Reviews
15 Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-lb Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-lb 3,485 Reviews
16 NUTRO NATURAL CHOICE Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dog Kibble, 30 lb. Bag NUTRO NATURAL CHOICE Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dog Kibble, 30 lb. Bag 3,234 Reviews
17 Taste of the Wild Dry Dog Food With Smoked Salmon Taste of the Wild Dry Dog Food With Smoked Salmon 7,900 Reviews
18 Hill's Science Diet Wet Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breeds, Chicken & Barley Recipe, 5.8 oz Cans, 24 Pack Hill's Science Diet Wet Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breeds, Chicken & Barley Recipe, 5.8... 4,681 Reviews
19 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Chicken Meal & Rice, 4.5 lb. Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Chicken Meal & Rice, 4.5... 13,615 Reviews
20 Merrick Grain Free Dry Dog Food Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe - 22 Lb Bag Merrick Grain Free Dry Dog Food Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe - 22 Lb Bag 3,165 Reviews