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 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 3,148 Reviews
2 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 –... 12,572 Reviews
3 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 3,687 Reviews
4 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... 5,940 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 2,729 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... 4,984 Reviews
7 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 5,445 Reviews
8 Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Smoked Salmon Adult Dry Dog Food, Vitamins and Antioxidants 28lb Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Smoked Salmon Adult Dry Dog Food,... 3,261 Reviews
9 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... 6,493 Reviews
10 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 5,655 Reviews
11 Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag 2,464 Reviews
12 Purina ONE Natural Dry Dog Food, SmartBlend Chicken & Rice Formula - 31.1 lb. Bag Purina ONE Natural Dry Dog Food, SmartBlend Chicken & Rice Formula - 31.1 lb. Bag 10,805 Reviews
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 3,350 Reviews
14 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 1,688 Reviews
15 VICTOR Classic - Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food VICTOR Classic - Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food 2,033 Reviews
16 Royal Canin Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food, 14 pounds. Bag Royal Canin Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food, 14 pounds. Bag 2,502 Reviews
17 Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets Dry Dog Food, Sweet Potato & Fish Formula, 26 Pounds, Grain Free Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets Dry Dog Food, Sweet Potato & Fish Formula, 26... 4,271 Reviews
18 Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe, 40 Pounds Rachael Ray Nutrish Premium Natural Dry Dog Food, Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe, 40 Pounds 7,178 Reviews
19 NUTRO WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS Adult Natural Dry Dog Food Farm-Raised Chicken, Brown Rice & Sweet Potato Recipe, 30 lb. Bag NUTRO WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS Adult Natural Dry Dog Food Farm-Raised Chicken, Brown Rice & Sweet Potato... 1,651 Reviews
20 Purina Beyond Natural Dry Dog Food, Superfood Blend Salmon, Egg & Pumpkin Recipe - 145 lb Bag Purina Beyond Natural Dry Dog Food, Superfood Blend Salmon, Egg & Pumpkin Recipe - 145 lb Bag 1,259 Reviews