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K9 Natural Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationChristchurch, New Zealand

Parent company

NATURAL PET FOOD GROUP

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationNew Zealand

Type of food

Wet Dog Food, Freeze-Dried Dog Food, Wet Frozen Dog Food

Ratings

57%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 70%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 82%
? 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 6%
? 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 51%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 73%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 60%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

K9 Natural is a small brand that focuses on providing dog foods and cat foods that are grain-free and sustainable. Many ingredients are grass-fed and free range. K9 Natural pet foods come in frozen, freeze-dried, and canned varieties. Treats, puppy, food, and supplements are also on the menu.

How Much Does K9 Natural Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared K9 Natural dog food price to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.56 $0.36 +56%
Price per 100 kcal $1.77 $1.32 +34%
Price per day $1.06 $0.79 +34%

K9 Natural Wet Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $34.35 $22.81 +51%
Price per 100 kcal $1.43 $1.80 -21%
Price per day $0.86 $1.08 -20%

K9 Natural Freeze-Dried Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Wet Frozen Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $30.75 $10.85 +183%
Price per 100 kcal $1.36 $1.45 -6%
Price per day $0.82 $0.87 -6%

K9 Natural Wet Frozen Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

K9 Natural Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared K9 Natural dog food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 48.15% 42.92% +12%
DM Fat 36.04% 22.91% +57%
DM Fiber 3.84% 7.10% -46%
DM Carb 11.96% 26.32% -55%

Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 44.02% 45.03% -2%
DM Fat 39.35% 27.30% +44%
DM Fiber 2.50% 4.24% -41%
DM Carb 14.13% 23.05% -39%

Wet Frozen Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 38.59% 39.70% -3%
DM Fat 40.22% 28.01% +44%
DM Fiber 2.72% 6.26% -57%
DM Carb 18.48% 24.44% -24%

All of K9 Natural dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to K9 Natural Dog Food Review since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

K9 Natural - Pet food (04/12/2018) -+
Date: 04/12/2018
Company Name: K9 Natural Ltd
Product Description: Pet food
Recall Reason: Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
K9 Natural - Pet food (04/07/2020) -+
Date: 04/07/2020
Company Name: K9 Natural Ltd
Product Description: Pet food
Recall Reason: Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns K9 Natural dog food?

K9 Natural is owned by NATURAL PET FOOD GROUP.

faq-item-image Where is K9 Natural dog food made?

K9 Natural is manufactured in New Zealand .

faq-item-image Is K9 Natural AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of K9 Natural recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has K9 Natural dog food been recalled?

K9 Natural has been recalled 2 times in the years 2018, and 2020.

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