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Authority Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationPhoenix, Arizona

Parent company

PetSmart Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food, Wet Senior Dog Food, Dry Dog Food, Dry Senior Dog Food

Ratings

69%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 40%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 69%
? 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 86%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 74%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 45%

Where to Buy

Chewy PetSmart
Pros
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
Cons
  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

Authority pet foods were developed by PetSmart, Inc. and for a time, were exclusively sold at PetSmart. The brand was introduced in 1995 and since then, it has expanded its offerings to include dog food, cat food, and dog treats including a number of grain-free options. Both dry and canned recipes are available, and real meat is typically among the first few ingredients. Authority pet foods offers recipes for all life stages, along with large breed dog food and specialty foods for pets with food sensitivities.

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

How Much Does Authority Dog food Cost

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.10$0.31-68%
Price per 100 kcal$0.33$1.12-71%
Price per day$0.20$0.67-70%

Wet Senior Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.10$0.26-62%
Price per 100 kcal$0.36$1.02-65%
Price per day$0.21$0.61-66%

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$1.35$2.51-46%
Price per 100 kcal$0.08$0.17-51%
Price per day$0.05$0.10-50%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$1.38$2.55-46%
Price per 100 kcal$0.09$0.23-63%
Price per day$0.05$0.14-64%

Authority dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Authority Nutrient Profile comparison

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 37.57% 43.24% -13%
Fat 24.17% 22.90% 6%
Fiber 6.37% 7.03% -9%

Wet Senior Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 27.27% 34.21% -20%
Fat 15.91% 19.12% -17%
Fiber 13.64% 9.79% 39%

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 28.63% 30.01% -5%
Fat 15.34% 15.98% -4%
Fiber 4.64% 5.38% -14%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 26.67% 28.36% -6%
Fat 11.85% 13.52% -12%
Fiber 5.19% 5.43% -4%

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

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Authority Dog Food Review since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Authority has never been recalled.

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Overall Score
64%
Authority Skin Authority Skin
Cost per day $0.07

FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Authority dog food?

Authority is owned by PetSmart Inc..

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

Authority is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Authority AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Authority recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No Authority has never been recalled.

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