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Caru Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationVero Beach, Florida

Parent company

Caru Pet Food Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food

Ratings

62%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 39%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 67%
? 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 44%
? 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 50%
Pros
  • To our knowledge, Caru 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

Caru pet food got its start after the founder’s veterinarian recommended homemade food as a solution to their dog’s constant ear infections. All Caru pet foods resemble homemade dog food, and are formulated with the help of a nutritionist. These days, Caru offers stews, treats, and bone broth for dogs and cats, in a variety of flavors.

How Much Does Caru Dog Food Cost

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

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.35 $0.36 -3%
Price per 100 kcal $1.56 $1.32 +18%
Price per day $0.93 $0.79 +18%

Caru Wet Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Caru Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 29.25% 42.92% -32%
DM Fat 15.29% 22.91% -33%
DM Fiber 11.89% 7.10% +67%
DM Carb 43.57% 26.32% +66%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Caru has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Caru dog food?

Caru is owned by Caru Pet Food Company.

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

Caru is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Caru AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Caru recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No Caru has never been recalled.

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