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ACANA Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationAlberta, Canada

Parent company

Champion Petfoods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationCanada

Type of food

Dry Dog Food, Dry Puppy Food

Ratings

60%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 44%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 72%
? 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 32%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 77%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 36%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • To our knowledge, ACANA has never had a product recall
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Acana started more than 30 years ago now serves quality pet food in more than 90 countries across the globe. Acana pet food recipes are made with human grade ingredients, delivered fresh every day, and sourced from local fisherman and farmers. Every Acana diet is made with a minimum of three fresh meats, biologically appropriate and contain no bi-products or preservatives.

How Much Does ACANA Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared ACANA dog food price to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $4.26 $3.25 +31%
Price per 100 kcal $0.26 $0.21 +26%
Price per day $0.16 $0.12 +33%

ACANA Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $3.62 $3.37 +7%
Price per 100 kcal $0.21 $0.20 +2%
Price per day $0.12 $0.12 0%

ACANA Dry Puppy Food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

ACANA Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared ACANA dog food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 34.35% 30.03% +14%
DM Fat 18.88% 16.01% +18%
DM Fiber 6.45% 5.37% +20%
DM Carb 36.21% 47.69% -24%

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 33.53% 32.35% +4%
DM Fat 21.59% 17.94% +20%
DM Fiber 6.25% 4.66% +34%
DM Carb 38.64% 44.25% -13%

All of ACANA dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to ACANA Dog Food Review since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 ACANA has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns ACANA dog food?

ACANA is owned by Champion Petfoods.

faq-item-image Where is ACANA dog food made?

ACANA is manufactured in Canada .

faq-item-image Is ACANA AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of ACANA recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has ACANA dog food been recalled?

No ACANA has never been recalled.

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