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Pedigree Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationFranklin, Tennessee

Parent company

Mars Petcare US

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States , China

Type of food

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

Ratings

58%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 56%
? 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 15%
? 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 87%
? 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%
Pros
  • 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
  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Some recipes list unnamed 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 price to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $1.21 $3.25 -63%
Price per 100 kcal $0.08 $0.21 -63%
Price per day $0.05 $0.12 -58%

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

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.12 $0.35 -66%
Price per 100 kcal $0.44 $1.25 -65%
Price per day $0.27 $0.75 -64%

Pedigree Wet Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.14 $0.27 -48%
Price per 100 kcal $0.51 $0.86 -40%
Price per day $0.31 $0.52 -40%

Pedigree Wet Puppy Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $0.99 $3.37 -71%
Price per 100 kcal $0.06 $0.20 -69%
Price per day $0.04 $0.12 -67%

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

Pedigree Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Pedigree 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 25.81% 30.03% -14%
DM Fat 12.50% 16.01% -22%
DM Fiber 4.55% 5.37% -15%
DM Carb 57.14% 47.69% +20%

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 42.14% 42.92% -2%
DM Fat 24.19% 22.91% +6%
DM Fiber 5.82% 7.10% -18%
DM Carb 27.86% 26.32% +6%

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 43.94% 42.84% +3%
DM Fat 28.62% 27.27% +5%
DM Fiber 7.32% 7.01% +4%
DM Carb 20.11% 22.55% -11%

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 30.68% 32.35% -5%
DM Fat 12.50% 17.94% -30%
DM Fiber 4.55% 4.66% -2%
DM Carb 52.27% 44.25% +18%

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 Dog Food Review since 2011. 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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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Pedigree dog food?

Pedigree is owned by Mars Petcare US.

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

Pedigree is manufactured in the United States , China .

faq-item-image Is Pedigree AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Pedigree recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

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

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