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 22,864 Reviews
2 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 6,997 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... 11,177 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 4,813 Reviews
5 Purina Pro Plan With Probiotics, High Protein Dry Dog Food, Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula - 35 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan With Probiotics, High Protein Dry Dog Food, Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula - 35... 7,415 Reviews
6 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... 10,404 Reviews
7 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 9,754 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 8,927 Reviews
9 Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag 3,940 Reviews
10 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 1,452 Reviews
11 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... 13,209 Reviews
12 Royal Canin Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food, 14 Pounds. Bag Royal Canin Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food, 14 Pounds. Bag 4,653 Reviews
13 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 5,327 Reviews
14 Hill's Science Diet Adult Small & Toy Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal & Rice Recipe, 15.5 lb. Bag Hill's Science Diet Adult Small & Toy Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal & Rice Recipe, 15.5 lb. Bag 10,525 Reviews
15 Canidae All Life Stages Dry Dog Food, Chicken, Turkey, Lamb and Fish Meals, 44lbs Canidae All Life Stages Dry Dog Food, Chicken, Turkey, Lamb and Fish Meals, 44lbs 4,709 Reviews
16 Purina ONE Natural, Sensitive Stomach Dry Dog Food, SmartBlend Sensitive Systems Formula - 31.1 lb. Bag Purina ONE Natural, Sensitive Stomach Dry Dog Food, SmartBlend Sensitive Systems Formula - 31.1 lb.... 3,610 Reviews
17 Taste of the Wild Dry Dog Food With Smoked Salmon Taste of the Wild Dry Dog Food With Smoked Salmon 6,457 Reviews
18 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Large Breed, Chicken & Barley Recipe Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Large Breed, Chicken & Barley Recipe 3,177 Reviews
19 Purina ONE Natural Dog Food, True Instinct With Real Turkey & Venison - 36 lb. Bag Purina ONE Natural Dog Food, True Instinct With Real Turkey & Venison - 36 lb. Bag 5,712 Reviews
20 Wellness CORE Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food, Large Breed, 26-Pound Bag Wellness CORE Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food, Large Breed, 26-Pound Bag 352 Reviews