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 Diamond Skin & Coat Real Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food with Wild Caught Salmon 30 Pound (Pack of 1) Diamond Skin & Coat Real Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food with Wild Caught Salmon 30 Pound (Pack of 1) 9,079 Reviews
3 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,... 5,842 Reviews
4 Merrick Grain Free Dry Dog Food Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe - 22 lb Bag Merrick Grain Free Dry Dog Food Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Recipe - 22 lb Bag No ratings yet
5 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... No ratings yet
6 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 -... No ratings yet
7 Victor Dog Food Classic - Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food (2374), 40-Pound Victor Dog Food Classic - Hi-Pro Plus Dry Dog Food (2374), 40-Pound No ratings yet
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 11,411 Reviews
9 Royal Canin German Shepherd Adult Dry Dog Food, 30 lb bag Royal Canin German Shepherd Adult Dry Dog Food, 30 lb bag No ratings yet
10 Wellness Complete Health Dry Dog Food with Grains, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30 Pound Bag Wellness Complete Health Dry Dog Food with Grains, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30 Pound Bag No ratings yet
11 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 5,112 Reviews
12 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... 4,777 Reviews
13 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin, Chicken Recipe, 15.5 lb. Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Sensitive Stomach & Skin, Chicken Recipe, 15.5 lb. Bag 5,934 Reviews
14 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Chicken Meal & Rice, 4.5 lb. Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Paws for Small Breed Dogs, Chicken Meal & Rice, 4.5... No ratings yet
15 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... No ratings yet
16 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... No ratings yet
17 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Large Breed, Light, Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe for Healthy Weight & Weight Management, 30 lb. Bag Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Large Breed, Light, Chicken Meal & Barley Recipe for... No ratings yet
18 Purina Pro Plan High Protein, Digestive Health Large Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Rice Formula - 47 lb. Bag Purina Pro Plan High Protein, Digestive Health Large Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Rice Formula - 47... 4,163 Reviews
19 Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein, Natural Adult Large Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-lb Blue Buffalo Wilderness High Protein, Natural Adult Large Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken 24-lb 1,424 Reviews
20 Purina ONE Natural Dry Dog Food, SmartBlend Lamb & Rice Formula - 16.5 lb. Bag Purina ONE Natural Dry Dog Food, SmartBlend Lamb & Rice Formula - 16.5 lb. Bag 6,982 Reviews
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