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Evanger's 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 46%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 68%
? 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 25%
? 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 71%
? 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

LocationWheeling, Illinois

Parent company

Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food Company, Inc

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Wet Food, Cat Wet Food, Senior Dog Wet Food, Dog Dry Food, Cat Dry Food, Puppy Wet Food

Where to Buy

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Pros

  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients

Cons

  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Evanger’s was found in 1935, by Fred Evanger, who raised and showed Great Danes. The company focuses on offering high-quality food for dogs and cats, with unique options that include game meats such as rabbit and quail. Evanger’s offers both wet and dry formulas, and many recipes are grain-free.

How Much Does Evanger's Dog food Cost

We’ve compared Evanger's dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food $0.23/oz $0.31/oz -$0.08/oz
Senior Dog Wet Food $0.16/oz $0.26/oz -$0.10/oz
Dog Dry Food $2.60/lb $2.49/lb +$0.11/lb
Evanger's dog food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

Evanger's Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Evanger's dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 43.00% 43.26% -0.26%
Fat 23.65% 22.89% +0.76%
Fiber 9.87% 6.99% +2.88%

Senior Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 31.82% 34.21% -2.39%
Fat 18.18% 19.12% -0.94%
Fiber 6.82% 9.79% -2.97%

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 31.91% 30.10% +1.81%
Fat 14.94% 15.92% -0.98%
Fiber 4.30% 5.27% -0.97%
All of Evanger's dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Evanger's - 12oz Hunk of Beef Dog food (02/03/2017) -+
Date: 02/03/2017
Company Name: Evanger's Dog & Cat Food Co.
Product Description: 12oz Hunk of Beef Dog food
Recall Reason: Pentobarbital
Evanger's - 12oz Hunk of Beef Dog food (02/07/2018) -+
Date: 02/07/2018
Company Name: Evanger's Dog & Cat Food Co.
Product Description: 12oz Hunk of Beef Dog food
Recall Reason: Pentobarbital
Evanger's, Against the Grain - Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food (02/08/2018) -+
Date: 02/08/2018
Company Name: Evanger's Dog and Cat Food
Product Description: Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food
Recall Reason: Potential Adulteration with Pentobarbital

Evanger's Beef

Overall Score
55%
Evanger's Beef
Cost Cost per day
$0.31

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FAQ

Who owns Evanger's dog food?

Evanger's is owned by Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food Company, Inc.

Where is Evanger's dog food made?

Evanger's is manufactured in the United States .

Is Evanger's AAFCO approved?

Not, all of Evanger's recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has Evanger's dog food been recalled?

Evanger's has been recalled 3 times in the years 2017, and 2018.

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