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ALPO Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationSt. Louis, Missouri

Parent company

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dry Dog Food

Ratings

68%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 25%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 65%
? 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 92%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 87%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
Pros
  • To our knowledge, ALPO has never had a product recall
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

ALPO was founded in 1936. As one of Purina’s pet food brands, it is manufactured by Nestle Purina PetCare. ALPO makes dry and wet dog food and puppy food, along with dog treats. ALPO pet food is produced in the United States.

How Much Does ALPO Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared ALPO 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 $0.87 $3.25 -73%
Price per 100 kcal $0.06 $0.21 -73%
Price per day $0.03 $0.12 -75%

ALPO Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

ALPO Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared ALPO 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 20.45% 30.03% -32%
DM Fat 10.23% 16.01% -36%
DM Fiber 6.54% 5.37% +22%
DM Carb 62.79% 47.69% +32%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2011 ALPO has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns ALPO dog food?

ALPO is owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

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

ALPO is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is ALPO AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of ALPO recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No ALPO has never been recalled.

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4 thoughts on “ALPO Dog Food Review

  • Julia smith

    I fed my dog some also I recently bought and he died the next day who can I report this to so they can recall this food …

  • virginia larson

    my dog turns her nose up and will go a few days before she eats she don’t like the smell i guess its the dry come and get it . she is a senior dog. with all her teeth . so what did you change in this food cause she use to eat it.

  • virginia larson

    also tried the other one too its a no go prime cuts .

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