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 3,905 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 –... 14,736 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 4,336 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... 6,937 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 3,136 Reviews
6 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 5,174 Reviews
7 Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Smoked Salmon Adult Dry Dog Food, Made with High Protein from Real Salmon and Guaranteed Nutrients Like Probiotics Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream Canine Grain-Free Recipe with Smoked Salmon Adult Dry Dog Food,... 3,869 Reviews
8 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 6,145 Reviews
9 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 12,835 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... 7,809 Reviews
11 CANIDAE All Life Stages, Premium Dry Dog Food, Multi-Protein, 44 lb CANIDAE All Life Stages, Premium Dry Dog Food, Multi-Protein, 44 lb 3,614 Reviews
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... 5,994 Reviews
13 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... 4,685 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 3,769 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 1,924 Reviews
16 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... 1,972 Reviews
17 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.... 1,995 Reviews
18 PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Adult Dry Dog Food Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dog Kibble, 33 lb. Bag PEDIGREE Complete Nutrition Adult Dry Dog Food Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dog Kibble, 33 lb.... 6,626 Reviews
19 Purina Beyond Grain Free, Natural Pate Wet Dog Food, Grain Free Beef, Potato & Green Bean Recipe - (12) 13 oz. Cans Purina Beyond Grain Free, Natural Pate Wet Dog Food, Grain Free Beef, Potato & Green Bean Recipe -... 3,622 Reviews
20 Taste of the Wild 9677 Ancient Wetlands Canine Recipe with Roasted Fowl & Ancient Grains, 28lb Taste of the Wild 9677 Ancient Wetlands Canine Recipe with Roasted Fowl & Ancient Grains, 28lb 1,198 Reviews