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Cesar 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 92%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 63%
? 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 50%
? 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 65%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 91%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 49%

Company HQ

LocationMcLean, Virginia

Parent company

Mars Petcare US

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Dry Food, Dog Food Toppings Wet, Dog Treats, Dog Wet Food

Where to Buy

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  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Price is above market average
  • Products include meat by-products

Brand Overview

Cesar dog food comes in wet and dry varieties, with many different flavor options. The wet food features real meat including pork, lamb, beef, chicken, turkey, or duck as the #1 ingredient. Cesars loaf recipes are grain-free. In addition to wet and dry dog food, Cesar also manufactures several types of dog treats.

How Much Does Cesar Dog food Cost

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

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $1.75/lb $2.90/lb -$1.15/lb
Dog Food Toppings Wet $2.49/oz $0.93/oz +$1.56/oz
Dog Treats $0.89/oz $1.22/oz -$0.33/oz
Dog Wet Food $0.36/oz $0.30/oz +$0.06/oz
Cesar dog food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Cesar Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food 44.89% 43.25% +1.64%
Dog Food Toppings Wet 70.77% 58.13% +12.64%
Dog Dry Food 29.55% 30.23% -0.68%
Dog Treats 5.84% 23.25% -17.41%

Not all of Cesar dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements as complete and balanced pet food.

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Recall History

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

Cesar - Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food (10/08/2016) -+
Date: 10/08/2016
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food
Recall Reason: Presence of plastic

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Who owns Cesar dog food?

Cesar is owned by Mars Petcare US.

Where is Cesar dog food made?

Cesar is manufactured in the United States .

Is Cesar AAFCO approved?

Not, all of Cesar recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved

Has Cesar dog food been recalled?

Cesar has been recalled 1 times in the years 2016.

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