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Dave's Pet Food Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationAgawam, Massachusetts

Parent company

Dave’s Pet Food

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food, Dry Dog Food

Ratings

54%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 56%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 66%
? 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 23%
? 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 64%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 70%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 47%
Pros
  • 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
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Dave’s Pet Food is the brainchild of a pet supply store owner who wanted to offer nutritious, premium pet food at an affordable price. At first, the brand was only available locally. These days, it can be found at a number of retail locations and online. Dave’s Pet Food offers a wide variety of flavors and formulas for cats and dogs, including grain-free options and food for dogs and cats on restricted diets.

How Much Does Dave's Pet Food Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared Dave's Pet Food 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 $0.24 $0.35 -31%
Price per 100 kcal $0.87 $1.25 -30%
Price per day $0.52 $0.75 -31%

Dave's Pet Food Wet Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.64 $3.25 -19%
Price per 100 kcal $0.23 $0.21 +11%
Price per day $0.14 $0.12 +17%

Dave's Pet Food Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Dave's Pet Food Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Dave's Pet Food 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 40.46% 42.92% -6%
DM Fat 28.41% 22.91% +24%
DM Fiber 7.10% 7.10% 0%
DM Carb 23.61% 26.32% -10%

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 28.41% 30.03% -5%
DM Fat 14.82% 16.01% -7%
DM Fiber 4.01% 5.37% -25%
DM Carb 52.77% 47.69% +11%

All of Dave's Pet Food dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Dave's Pet Food - Dog Food (12/01/2015) -+
Date: 12/01/2015
Company Name: Dave's Pet Food
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Off odor
Dave's Pet Food - ‎95% Premium beef cans (06/12/2018) -+
Date: 06/12/2018
Company Name: Dave's Pet Food
Product Description: ‎95% Premium beef cans
Recall Reason: Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone
Dave's Pet Food - ‎95% Premium beef cans (03/25/2020) -+
Date: 03/25/2020
Company Name: Dave's Pet Food
Product Description: ‎95% Premium beef cans
Recall Reason: Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Dave's Pet Food dog food?

Dave's Pet Food is owned by Dave’s Pet Food.

faq-item-image Where is Dave's Pet Food dog food made?

Dave's Pet Food is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Dave's Pet Food AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Dave's Pet Food recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Dave's Pet Food dog food been recalled?

Dave's Pet Food has been recalled 3 times in the years 2015, 2018, and 2020.

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