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Joy Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationPinckneyville, Illinois

Parent company

Joy Dog Food

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dry Dog Food, Dry Puppy Food

Ratings

51%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 39%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 60%
? 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 9%
? 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 88%
? 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 40%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • 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
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Joy Dog Food was first introduced in 1953. The company offers a wide variety of products including high-performance and high-energy dog foods. Joy Dog food offers puppy food and grain-free varieties as well.

How Much Does Joy Dog Food Cost

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $1.18 $3.25 -64%
Price per 100 kcal $0.07 $0.21 -64%
Price per day $0.04 $0.12 -67%

Joy Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $1.62 $3.37 -52%
Price per 100 kcal $0.08 $0.20 -59%
Price per day $0.05 $0.12 -58%

Joy Dry Puppy Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Joy Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 28.25% 30.03% -6%
DM Fat 16.51% 16.01% +3%
DM Fiber 4.52% 5.37% -16%
DM Carb 50.71% 47.69% +6%

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 35.56% 32.35% +10%
DM Fat 20.00% 17.94% +11%
DM Fiber 3.33% 4.66% -29%
DM Carb 41.11% 44.25% -7%

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

Recall History

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

Joy - Limited number of dry dog and cat foods (02/05/2014) -+
Date: 02/05/2014
Company Name: Pro-Pet LLC
Product Description: Limited number of dry dog and cat foods
Recall Reason: Potential for salmonella

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Joy dog food?

Joy is owned by Joy Dog Food.

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

Joy is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Joy AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Joy recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

Joy has been recalled 1 times in the years 2014.

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