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 26,615 Reviews
2 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 9,998 Reviews
3 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 -... 8,974 Reviews
4 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... 10,953 Reviews
5 Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag 4,453 Reviews
6 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 2,578 Reviews
7 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 8,403 Reviews
8 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 5,652 Reviews
9 Victor Super Premium Pet Food Realtree Edge Energy, Dry Dog Food, Camo, 40-lb Bag Victor Super Premium Pet Food Realtree Edge Energy, Dry Dog Food, Camo, 40-lb Bag 30 Reviews
10 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... 6,494 Reviews
11 Nature's Recipe Grain Free Dry Dog Food, Salmon, Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Recipe, 24 Pounds, Easy to Digest Nature's Recipe Grain Free Dry Dog Food, Salmon, Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Recipe, 24 Pounds, Easy to... 8,400 Reviews
12 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 12,007 Reviews
13 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 13,752 Reviews
14 Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein Natural Adult Healthy Weight Dry Dog Food Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein Natural Adult Healthy Weight Dry Dog Food 2,094 Reviews
15 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 4,869 Reviews
16 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... 6,549 Reviews
17 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... 2,341 Reviews
18 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 1,801 Reviews
19 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... 11,266 Reviews
20 Instinct Raw Boost Grain Free Recipe with Real Chicken Natural Dry Dog Food by Nature's Variety, 4 lb. Bag Instinct Raw Boost Grain Free Recipe with Real Chicken Natural Dry Dog Food by Nature's Variety, 4... 1,921 Reviews