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ORIJEN Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationAlberta, Canada

Parent company

Champion Petfoods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationCanada

Type of food

Dry Dog Food, Dry Senior Dog Food, Fresh Frozen 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 47%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 88%
? 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 36%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 81%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 38%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • ORIJEN makes a diverse range of foods for various ages, sizes, and lifestyles
Cons
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

ORIJEN was inspired by a natural diet of whole prey animals and features inclusions of fresh or raw meat, providing virtually everything your dog or cat needs to thrive. Their kitchen is located in the heart of Kentucky’s dynamic agricultural community and all ingredients are responsibly farmed, ranched, or fished by people they know and trust. They prepare ORIJEN and ACANA exclusively and don’t make foods for other companies or allow their foods to be made by anyone else.

How Much Does ORIJEN Dog Food Cost

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$4.40$2.51+75%
Price per 100 kcal$0.25$0.17+52%
Price per day$0.15$0.10+50%

ORIJEN Dry Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$3.76$2.55+47%
Price per 100 kcal$0.23$0.23-2%
Price per day$0.14$0.140%

ORIJEN Dry Senior Dog Food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

Fresh Frozen Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$2.46$2.36+4%
Price per 100 kcal$1.74$1.59+9%
Price per day$1.04$0.96+8%

ORIJEN Fresh Frozen Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

ORIJEN Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 44.32% 30.01% +48%
Fat 19.50% 15.98% +22%
Fiber 5.50% 5.38% +2%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 43.18% 28.36% +52%
Fat 17.05% 13.52% +26%
Fiber 9.09% 5.43% +67%

Fresh Frozen Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 39.24% 44.59% -12%
Fat 35.77% 27.57% +30%
Fiber 5.21% 4.64% +12%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2011 ORIJEN has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns ORIJEN dog food?

ORIJEN is owned by Champion Petfoods.

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

ORIJEN is manufactured in Canada .

faq-item-image Is ORIJEN AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of ORIJEN recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No ORIJEN has never been recalled.

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