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Dr. Elsey's Cat Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 62%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 82%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 48%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 61%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 46%

Company HQ

LocationEnglewood, Colorado

Parent company

Dr. Elsey's

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Dry Food, Cat Wet Food

Where to Buy

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  • High protein content
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients


  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Dr. Elsey’s is a small company that was founded in 1987. Besides a full line of cat litters, Dr. Elsey’s also offers dry and wet food for cats. There are a number of options available including single-source protein cat food and unique flavors such as duck and rabbit.

How Much Does Dr. Elsey's Cat food Cost

We’ve compared Dr. Elsey's cat food to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Cat Dry Food $5.65/lb $3.21/lb +$2.44/lb
Cat Wet Food $0.50/oz $0.42/oz +$0.08/oz
Dr. Elsey's cat food is priced above the average market price for cat food.

Dr. Elsey's Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Dr. Elsey's cat food to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Cat Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 65.68% 38.96% +26.72%
Fat 20.22% 16.71% +3.51%
Fiber 4.55% 5.07% -0.52%

Cat Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 51.26% 52.74% -1.48%
Fat 28.79% 17.71% +11.08%
Fiber 5.05% 6.33% -1.28%
All of Dr. Elsey's cat food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Dr. Elsey's since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Dr. Elsey's has never been recalled.
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Who owns Dr. Elsey's cat food?

Dr. Elsey's is owned by Dr. Elsey's.

Where is Dr. Elsey's cat food made?

Dr. Elsey's is manufactured in the United States .

Is Dr. Elsey's AAFCO approved?

Not, all of Dr. Elsey's recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has Dr. Elsey's cat food been recalled?

No Dr. Elsey's has never been recalled.

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