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Caru 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 69%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 64%
? 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 32%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 76%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 50%

Company HQ

LocationVero Beach, Florida

Parent company

Caru Pet Food Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Lickable Treats, Cat Treats, Cat Wet Food, Dog Food Toppings Wet, Dog Lickable Treats, Dog Soft Chewy Treats, Dog Treats, Dog Wet Food

Where to Buy

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


  • None

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 to the other 427 dog foods in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Food Toppings Wet $10.90/lb $20.74/lb -$9.84/lb
Dog Treats $2.18/oz $1.22/oz +$0.96/oz
Dog Wet Food $0.30/oz $0.30/oz $0.00/oz
Caru dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Caru Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Caru dog food to the other 427 dog foods in our database.

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food 28.85% 43.1% -14.25%
Dog Food Toppings Wet 77.33% 59.96% +17.37%
Dog Treats 29.99% 25.92% +4.07%
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 since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Caru has never been recalled.

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Who owns Caru dog food?

Caru is owned by Caru Pet Food Company.

Where is Caru dog food made?

Caru is manufactured in the United States .

Is Caru AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Caru recipes are AAFCO approved.

Has Caru dog food been recalled?

No Caru has never been recalled.

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