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Pedigree 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 42%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 57%
? 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 23%
? 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 90%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 84%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 47%

Company HQ

LocationFranklin, Tennessee

Parent company

Mars Petcare US

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States , China

Type of food

Dog Dry Food, Dog Wet Food, Puppy Wet Food, Puppy Dry Food

Where to Buy

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  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients


  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Products include meat by-products

Brand Overview

Pedigree is positioned as an affordable brand, offering a variety of dog food and treats. The company’s product line includes wet foods and dry foods for all life stages and dog sizes. Pedigree also offers options for specific needs including dental care, hip and joint care, and more.

How Much Does Pedigree Dog food Cost

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

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $0.72/lb $2.49/lb -$1.77/lb
Dog Wet Food $0.09/oz $0.31/oz -$0.22/oz
Pedigree dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Pedigree Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 25.81% 30.10% -4.29%
Fat 12.50% 15.92% -3.42%
Fiber 4.55% 5.27% -0.72%

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 42.14% 43.26% -1.12%
Fat 24.19% 22.89% +1.30%
Fiber 5.82% 6.99% -1.17%
All of Pedigree dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Pedigree since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Pedigree - Dog Food (06/30/2012) -+
Date: 06/30/2012
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential choking risk
Pedigree - Dog food (08/31/2014) -+
Date: 08/31/2014
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Dog food
Recall Reason: Presence of foreign material
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Who owns Pedigree dog food?

Pedigree is owned by Mars Petcare US.

Where is Pedigree dog food made?

Pedigree is manufactured in the United States , China .

Is Pedigree AAFCO approved?

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

Has Pedigree dog food been recalled?

Pedigree has been recalled 2 times in the years 2012, and 2014.

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