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 6,068 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 , Chicken... 20,444 Reviews
3 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... 6,499 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... 3,366 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 4,283 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 6,998 Reviews
7 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... 9,102 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 8,123 Reviews
9 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 876 Reviews
10 Taste of the Wild with Ancient Grains Ancient Stream Canine Recipe with Smoked Salmon Dry Dog Food for All Life Stages 28lb Taste of the Wild with Ancient Grains Ancient Stream Canine Recipe with Smoked Salmon Dry Dog Food... 1,181 Reviews
11 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 4,371 Reviews
12 Taste of the Wild High Protein Real Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food with Real Roasted Bison & Roasted Venison and Ancient Grains Taste of the Wild High Protein Real Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food with Real Roasted Bison & Roasted... 1,214 Reviews
13 Taste of the Wild with Ancient Grains Ancient Prairie Canine Recipe with Roasted Bison and Venison Dry Dog Food for All Life Stages Made with High Protein from Real Meat and Guaranteed Nutrients Taste of the Wild with Ancient Grains Ancient Prairie Canine Recipe with Roasted Bison and Venison... 1,736 Reviews
14 Rachael Ray Nutrish PEAK Natural Dry Dog Food, Open Prairie Recipe with Beef, Venison & Lamb, 23 Pounds, Grain Free (Packaging May Vary) Rachael Ray Nutrish PEAK Natural Dry Dog Food, Open Prairie Recipe with Beef, Venison & Lamb, 23... 3,305 Reviews
15 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 4,845 Reviews
16 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 2,768 Reviews
17 Blue Buffalo Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe High Protein Grain Free Natural Adult Dry Dog Food, Red Meat 22-lb Blue Buffalo Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe High Protein Grain Free Natural Adult Dry Dog Food,... 2,769 Reviews
18 Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Small Breed Dog Food , Natural Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs , Chicken and Brown Rice , 15 lb. Bag Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Small Breed Dog Food , Natural Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs ,... 10,156 Reviews
19 Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Bites, Chickey & Barley Recipe Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, Adult, Small Bites, Chickey & Barley Recipe 4,148 Reviews
20 Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag Wellness Complete Health Natural Dry Dog Food, Chicken & Oatmeal, 30-Pound Bag 3,586 Reviews