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Freshpet Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationSecaucus, New Jersey

Parent company


Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUS us-flag

Type of food

Wet Dog Food


? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 69%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 73%
? 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 5%
? 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 8%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 74%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 100%
  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

Freshpet Dog food is locally sourced using farm-raised meats, and all-natural fruits and vegetables. The food is refrigerated and can be served as-is or used as a topper over kibble. FreshPet does not contain cheap fillers, animal by-products, hormones, antibiotics, or meals.

How Much Does Freshpet Dog Food Cost

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

Freshpet Wet Dog Food Price Comparison

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$13.57$9.64+41%
Price per 100 kcal$1.72$1.55+11%
Price per day$1.03$0.93+11%

Freshpet Wet Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Freshpet Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Freshpet dog food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
DM Protein 44.36% 42.89% +3%
DM Fat 28.65% 22.28% +29%
DM Fiber 3.60% 7.40% -51%
DM Carb 23.38% 26.34% -11%

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

Recall History

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

Freshpet - Select Small Dog Bite Size Beef & Egg Recipe Dog Food (06/13/2021) -+
Company Name:Freshpet Inc.
Product Description:Select Small Dog Bite Size Beef & Egg Recipe Dog Food
Recall Reason:Potential for Salmonella
Freshpet - Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (06/18/2022) -+
Company Name:Freshpet Inc.
Product Description:Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe
Recall Reason:Potential Salmonella contamination

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faq-item-image Who owns Freshpet dog food?

Freshpet is owned by FreshPet.

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

Freshpet is manufactured in US us-flag.

faq-item-image Is Freshpet AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Freshpet recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

Freshpet has been recalled 2 times in the years 2021, and 2022.

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