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 Adult Dog Food – Natural Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs – Chicken and Brown Rice – 30 lb. Bag Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Adult Dog Food – Natural Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs –... 7,379 Reviews
2 Taste of the Wild High Protein Real Meat Recipe Premium Dry Dog Food with Roasted Bison and Roasted Venison Taste of the Wild High Protein Real Meat Recipe Premium Dry Dog Food with Roasted Bison and Roasted... 3,370 Reviews
3 Diamond Skin & Coat Real Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food with Wild Caught Salmon 30lb Diamond Skin & Coat Real Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food with Wild Caught Salmon 30lb 1,501 Reviews
4 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 1,678 Reviews
5 Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Smoked Salmon Adult Dry Dog Food, Vitamins and Antioxidants 5lb Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Smoked Salmon Adult Dry Dog Food,... 682 Reviews
6 Purina Pro Plan Grain Free, High Protein Small Breed Pate Wet Dog Food, FOCUS Beef Entree in Sauce - (12) 3.5 oz. Trays Purina Pro Plan Grain Free, High Protein Small Breed Pate Wet Dog Food, FOCUS Beef Entree in Sauce -... 212 Reviews
7 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 3,540 Reviews
8 ACANA Heritage Dry Dog Food, Red Meat, Biologically Appropriate & Grain Free ACANA Heritage Dry Dog Food, Red Meat, Biologically Appropriate & Grain Free 645 Reviews
9 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... 2,264 Reviews
10 Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Stomach Dry Dog Food, FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Salmon & Rice Formula - 30 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Stomach Dry Dog Food, FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Salmon & Rice Formula... 3,042 Reviews
11 Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Beef, Pea, & Brown Rice Recipe, 40 Pounds Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Beef, Pea, & Brown Rice Recipe, 40 Pounds 3,880 Reviews
12 Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Healthy Weight Large Breed Dog Food – Natural Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs – Chicken and Brown Rice – 30 lb. Bag Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Healthy Weight Large Breed Dog Food – Natural Dry Dog Food... No ratings yet
13 CANIDAE All Life Stages, Premium Dry Dog Food, Multi-Protein, 44 lb CANIDAE All Life Stages, Premium Dry Dog Food, Multi-Protein, 44 lb 2,683 Reviews
14 The Honest Kitchen Human Grade Dehydrated Organic Grain Chicken Dog Food 10 lb - Revel The Honest Kitchen Human Grade Dehydrated Organic Grain Chicken Dog Food 10 lb - Revel 2,427 Reviews
15 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Lamb Meal & Brown Rice, 15.5 LB Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Lamb Meal & Brown Rice,... No ratings yet
16 Purina Pro Plan With Probiotics Dry Dog Food, SAVOR Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula - 35 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan With Probiotics Dry Dog Food, SAVOR Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula - 35 lb. Bag 4,826 Reviews
17 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 1,300 Reviews
18 Purina Pro Plan High Protein Dry Dog Food, Sport Performance 30/20 Formula - 48 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan High Protein Dry Dog Food, Sport Performance 30/20 Formula - 48 lb. Bag 1,841 Reviews
19 ORIJEN Dry Dog Food, Original, Biologically Appropriate & Grain Free ORIJEN Dry Dog Food, Original, Biologically Appropriate & Grain Free 1,364 Reviews
20 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Large Breed, Chicken & Barley Recipe, 35 Lb Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Large Breed, Chicken & Barley Recipe, 35 Lb Bag 909 Reviews