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Pinnacle Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationWalnut Creek, California us-flag

Parent company

Central Garden and Pet Company, Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States us-flag

Type of food

Dry Dog Food, Wet Dog Food


? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 44%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 65%
? 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 68%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 53%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 41%
  • To our knowledge, Pinnacle has never had a product recall
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

Pinnacle dog food is made in the USA, with premium ingredients including protein sourced from USA, New Zealand, Canada, and France. There are wet and dry recipes available, including limited ingredient diets. Pinnacle dog food features salmon, trout, chicken, duck, and turkey as primary ingredients.

How Much Does Pinnacle Dog Food Cost

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

Pinnacle Dry Dog Food Price Comparison

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$3.71$3.69+1%
Price per 100 kcal$0.44$0.38+16%
Price per day$0.27$0.23+17%

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

Pinnacle Wet Dog Food Price Comparison

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.21$0.41-49%
Price per 100 kcal$0.64$1.55-59%
Price per day$0.38$0.93-59%

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

Pinnacle Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
DM Protein 31.74% 30.01% +6%
DM Fat 16.67% 15.84% +5%
DM Fiber 6.91% 5.49% +26%
DM Carb 39.92% 47.75% -16%

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
DM Protein 34.09% 42.89% -21%
DM Fat 29.55% 22.28% +33%
DM Fiber 6.82% 7.40% -8%
DM Carb 29.55% 26.34% +12%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Pinnacle has never been recalled.

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faq-item-image Who owns Pinnacle dog food?

Pinnacle is owned by Central Garden and Pet Company, Inc..

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

Pinnacle is manufactured in the United States us-flag.

faq-item-image Is Pinnacle AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Pinnacle recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No Pinnacle has never been recalled.

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