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FirstMate Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationBritish Columbia, Canada

Parent company

FirstMate Pet Foods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationCanada

Type of food

Dry Dog Food, Wet Dog Food, Dry Senior Dog Food

Ratings

65%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 41%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 71%
? 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 59%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 72%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 45%

Where to Buy

Amazon Chewy Only Natural Pet
Pros
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
Cons
  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

FirstMate pet foods are made with natural ingredients, without GMOs, binders, or artificial colors. The company offers a complete line of wet and dry foods for dogs and cats of all life stages. Many FirstMate pet foods are grain-free. Limited ingredient recipes are available.

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

How Much Does FirstMate Dog food Cost

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.41 $2.51 -4%
Price per 100 kcal $0.16 $0.17 -2%
Price per day $0.10 $0.10 0%

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.27 $0.31 -13%
Price per 100 kcal $1.05 $1.12 -7%
Price per day $0.63 $0.67 -6%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.75 $2.55 8%
Price per 100 kcal $0.20 $0.23 -15%
Price per day $0.12 $0.14 -14%

FirstMate dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

FirstMate Nutrient Profile comparison

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Protein 28.52% 30.01% -5%
Fat 14.26% 15.98% -11%
Fiber 5.69% 5.38% 6%

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Protein 43.74% 43.24% 1%
Fat 21.85% 22.90% -5%
Fiber 2.05% 7.03% -71%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Protein 20.00% 28.36% -29%
Fat 8.89% 13.52% -34%
Fiber 0.00% 5.43% -100%

All of FirstMate dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Since 2009 FirstMate has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns FirstMate dog food?

FirstMate is owned by FirstMate Pet Foods.

faq-item-image Where is FirstMate dog food made?

FirstMate is manufactured in Canada .

faq-item-image Is FirstMate AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of FirstMate recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has FirstMate dog food been recalled?

No FirstMate has never been recalled.

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