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Authority Dog Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 70%
? 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 82%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 81%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 44%

Company HQ

LocationPhoenix, Arizona

Parent company

PetSmart Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Dry Food, Cat Wet Food, Dog Dry Food, Dog Wet Food

Where to Buy



  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • Authority makes a diverse range of foods for various ages, sizes, and lifestyles


  • 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.

How Much Does Authority Dog food Cost

We’ve compared Authority dog food to the other 202 dog foods in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $1.61/lb $2.90/lb -$1.29/lb
Dog Wet Food $0.10/oz $0.30/oz -$0.20/oz
Authority dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Authority Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Authority dog food to the other 202 dog foods in our database.

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food 28.72% 29.89% -1.17%
Dog Wet Food 36.54% 43.1% -6.56%
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 since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Authority has never been recalled.

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Who owns Authority dog food?

Authority is owned by PetSmart Inc..

Where is Authority dog food made?

Authority is manufactured in the United States .

Is Authority AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Authority recipes are AAFCO approved.

Has Authority dog food been recalled?

No Authority has never been recalled.

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