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Dr. Elsey's Cat Food Review

Company HQ

LocationEnglewood, Colorado

Parent company

Dr. Elsey's

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dry Cat Food, Wet Cat Food

Ratings

72%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 89%
? 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 51%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 62%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 46%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • To our knowledge, Dr. Elsey's has never had a product recall
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • 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 price to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $6.83 $4.27 +60%
Price per 100 kcal $0.38 $0.26 +45%
Price per day $0.23 $0.16 +44%

Dr. Elsey's Dry Cat Food is priced above the average market price for cat food.

Wet Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.50 $0.51 -2%
Price per 100 kcal $1.65 $2.10 -22%
Price per day $0.99 $1.26 -21%

Dr. Elsey's Wet Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Dr. Elsey's Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 65.68% 38.82% +69%
DM Fat 20.22% 16.74% +21%
DM Fiber 4.55% 5.11% -11%
DM Carb 9.54% 38.00% -75%

Wet Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 51.26% 52.92% -3%
DM Fat 28.79% 17.74% +62%
DM Fiber 5.05% 6.38% -21%
DM Carb 14.90% 13.98% +7%

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 Cat Food Review since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 Dr. Elsey's has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Dr. Elsey's cat food?

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

faq-item-image Where is Dr. Elsey's cat food made?

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

faq-item-image Is Dr. Elsey's AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Dr. Elsey's recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Dr. Elsey's cat food been recalled?

No Dr. Elsey's has never been recalled.

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One thought on “Dr. Elsey’s Cat Food Review

  • John Hilder

    My cats loved it until hey changed the formula and my cats now hate it.

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