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Joy 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 33%
? 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 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 83%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 69%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%

Company HQ

LocationPinckneyville, Illinois

Parent company

Joy Dog Food

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Dry Food, Puppy Dry Food, Cat Dry Food

Where to Buy

Amazon Chewy


  • 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


  • Lower than average protein content

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 to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $1.23/lb $2.49/lb -$1.26/lb
Joy dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Joy Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 28.25% 30.10% -1.85%
Fat 16.51% 15.92% +0.59%
Fiber 4.52% 5.27% -0.75%
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 since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

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

Joy is owned by Joy Dog Food.

Where is Joy dog food made?

Joy is manufactured in the United States .

Is Joy AAFCO approved?

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

Has Joy dog food been recalled?

No Joy has never been recalled.

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