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 No ratings yet
2 Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Roasted Bison and Roasted Venison Adult Dry Dog Food, Made with High Protein from Real Meat and Guaranteed Nutrients and Probiotics 28lb Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Roasted Bison and Roasted Venison Adult... 15,545 Reviews
3 Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein, Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-lb Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein, Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-lb 11,780 Reviews
4 Wellness Natural Pet Food Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 15-Pound Bag Wellness Natural Pet Food Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 15-Pound Bag 3,298 Reviews
5 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 13,498 Reviews
6 Merrick Grain Free Dry Dog Food Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe - 10 lb Bag Merrick Grain Free Dry Dog Food Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe - 10 lb Bag 3,621 Reviews
7 NUTRO ULTRA Adult Large Breed High Protein Natural Dry Dog Food with a Trio of Proteins from Chicken Lamb and Salmon, 30 lb. Bag NUTRO ULTRA Adult Large Breed High Protein Natural Dry Dog Food with a Trio of Proteins from Chicken... 1,274 Reviews
8 Amazon Brand '“ wag Dry Dog Food Salmon & Sweet Potato, (No Added Grains) 24 lb Bag Amazon Brand "“ wag Dry Dog Food Salmon & Sweet Potato, (No Added Grains) 24 lb Bag 3,578 Reviews
9 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Lamb Meal & Brown Rice, 15.5 lb Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Lamb Meal & Brown Rice,... 16,802 Reviews
10 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Bites, Chicken & Barley Recipe, 15 LB Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Bites, Chicken & Barley Recipe, 15 LB Bag 7,205 Reviews
11 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 No ratings yet
12 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... 17,105 Reviews
13 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 4,287 Reviews
14 VICTOR Super Premium Dog Food – Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food – 30% Protein, Gluten Free - for High Energy and Active Dogs & Puppies, 40lbs VICTOR Super Premium Dog Food – Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food – 30% Protein, Gluten Free - for High... No ratings yet
15 Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe, 14 Pounds (Packaging May Vary) Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe, 14 Pounds... No ratings yet
16 Orijen Dry Dog Food for All ages, Original, Grain Free, High Protein, Fresh & Raw Animal Ingredients, 25lb, Blue, 25 Pound (Pack of 1), 400 Ounce Orijen Dry Dog Food for All ages, Original, Grain Free, High Protein, Fresh & Raw Animal... 5,070 Reviews
17 Rachael Ray Nutrish Dish Premium Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe with Veggies & Fruit, 11.5 Pounds Rachael Ray Nutrish Dish Premium Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe with Veggies & Fruit,... No ratings yet
18 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small & Mini Breeds, Sensitive Stomach & Skin, Chicken Recipe, 4 lb Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small & Mini Breeds, Sensitive Stomach & Skin, Chicken... 9,808 Reviews
19 Nulo FS SM Breed Dog GF Salmon 6LB Nulo FS SM Breed Dog GF Salmon 6LB 1,292 Reviews
20 Nature's Recipe Grain Free Dry Dog Food, Salmon, Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Recipe, 24 Pound Bag, Easy to Digest Nature's Recipe Grain Free Dry Dog Food, Salmon, Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Recipe, 24 Pound Bag, Easy... No ratings yet
5/5 - (16 votes)