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Dog Chow 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 45%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 59%
? 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 92%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 79%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 46%

Company HQ

LocationSt. Louis, Missouri

Parent company

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Dry Food, 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
  • Affordable
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients


  • Products include meat by-products

Brand Overview

Dog Chow is a Purina brand that was introduced in 1926. The product line includes a wide variety of flavors and options for puppies, adult dogs, and senior dogs. Both wet and dry formulas are available.

How Much Does Dog Chow Dog food Cost

We’ve compared Dog Chow dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $0.63/lb $2.51/lb -$1.88/lb
Dog Wet Food $0.08/oz $0.30/oz -$0.22/oz
Dog Chow dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Dog Chow Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Dog Chow dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 26.25% 30.24% -3.99%
Fat 12.33% 16.02% -3.69%
Fiber 4.91% 5.19% -0.28%

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 49.52% 42.98% +6.54%
Fat 14.47% 23.04% -8.57%
Fiber 6.75% 7.07% -0.32%
All of Dog Chow dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Dog Chow has never been recalled.
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Who owns Dog Chow dog food?

Dog Chow is owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

Where is Dog Chow dog food made?

Dog Chow is manufactured in the United States .

Is Dog Chow AAFCO approved?

Not, all of Dog Chow recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has Dog Chow dog food been recalled?

No Dog Chow has never been recalled.

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