The Best Dry Dog Food of 2019
Grain-free, high protein, freeze-dried and affordable options for any dog's needs!
Top Pick: Taste of the Wild Grain Free Premium High Protein Dry Dog Food Pacific Stream Adult- Smoked Salmon
- Salmon is the #1 ingredient
- Grain, corn, wheat and filler free with high protein
- Contains omega fatty acids for healthy skin and coat
This dry dog food from Taste of the Wild is our top pick due to it’s quality ingredients and consideration of common food allergies in dogs. The dry food is rich in protein, grain and filler-free and also made without any eggs or egg products. What could be better if you’re wanting your dog to be healthy?
They have several flavors if your dog is a picky eater, including Roasted Bison and Venison, Roasted Duck, Roasted Lamb, and Pine Forest (a mix of game meats).
Price Point: $50 for a 28lb bag
5.0 out of 5 stars Great brand of dog food, our dogs eat the lamb and salmon, both chicken free, and love it.
I have been getting the lamb version for a while now and my dogs love it. I accidentally purchased the salmon and I was afraid they’d not like it compared to the lamb. Nope, they loved it too. I’m not even sure they knew it was a different flavor. This brand is a good brand, I even talked to them when I was originally buy it because I wanted to ensure it had zero chicken…both this and the lamb are chicken free. I also found out its a family owned company that makes this, always partial towards family owned businesses as they geniunely try the hardest in customer satisfaction. — Christopher Powers
Best Dry & Raw Dog Food: Wellness Core Rawrev Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food
- High-protein dry kibble mixed with 100% raw bites of freeze-dried lamb
- Easy to serve and very little prep
- Grain and gluten-free
If your testing whether your dog likes raw food, trying Wellness Core Rawrev is a great place to start. Having raw bites mixed into kibble helps for an easy transition to a raw diet and also reduces a lot of the prep-time when it comes to making raw meals.
With any food that’s less preserved and more raw-based, make sure you check the expiration date and keep the food in a dry, cool space to make sure the food to go bad. While this food doesn’t need to be refrigerated, keeping in mind general food-safe practices are essential to keeping it clean and safe to eat.
Price Point: $43 for a 10lb bag
5.0 out of 5 stars This is the best food!
My dogs love this food! It is rated 4 1/2 stars at the dog food review. It is the best! They have been eating this food for the last year. I just add a little water to it and they scarf it down! Their fur coat is so shiny! My dogs are both seniors. One is a 14 year old Dachshund and the other is a 14 year old Terrier mix. There is an ample mix of raw bites to the kibble. They have a lot of energy for a couple of seniors on this food. — texas10
Top Freeze-Dried dog food: Stella & Chewy's Stella's Super Beef Dinner Patties Freeze-Dried Raw Dog Food
- Made of 95% grass-fed beef and all sustainably sourced ingredients
- Convenient and easy to feed because of freeze-dried formula
- Made in the USA in small batches
These freeze-dried raw patties are a great raw-food option (though pricy) for your dog, without the mess or time of having to make the meals yourself. If you’re not quite sure about putting your dog on a full raw-food diet yet, try mixing a couple of these into your dog’s current food, or offering small pieces as a treat first. Many reviews state that dogs have more energy, shinier coats and better breath after eating these patties. Be aware that raw food can have a higher fat content compared to other dried food, so consult with your vet before switching your dog’s diet completely.
The freeze-dried formulas also come in Chicken, Duck, Lamb, Turkey, Rabbit, Venison and Surf & Turf. As always with raw food, make sure you store properly (refrigeration isn’t necessary but can help keep the food longer) and check the food before feeding. Also make sure to wash your hands after feeding your dog and keeping any used dishes separate, this is raw meat after all.
Price Point: $50 for a 25 oz. bag
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