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Basics Dog Food Review

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Company HQ

LocationWilton, Connecticut

Parent company

Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Food Toppings Dry, Dog Food Toppings Dry

Where to Buy

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  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards


  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Blue Basics is part of the Blue Buffalo brand. This product line focuses on limited-ingredient dog food without chicken, beef, corn, wheat, soy, eggs, or dairy, with recipes for dogs of every age and size. Blue Basics dog food is designed to nourish dogs with food sensitivities, with formulas that rely on single animal protein sources like turkey, salmon, duck, and lamb.

How Much Does Basics Dog food Cost

We’ve compared Basics dog food to the other 384 dog foods in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Food Toppings Dry $2.12/oz $2.07/oz +$0.05/oz
Basics dog food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Basics has never been recalled.

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Who owns Basics dog food?

Basics is owned by Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd..

Where is Basics dog food made?

Basics is manufactured in the United States .

Is Basics AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Basics recipes are AAFCO approved.

Has Basics dog food been recalled?

No Basics has never been recalled.

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