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Pinnacle 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 36%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 66%
? 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 48%
? 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 43%

Company HQ

LocationWalnut Creek, California

Parent company

Central Garden and Pet Company, Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Dry Food, Dog Wet Food

Where to Buy

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  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients


  • Lower than average protein content
  • Price is above market average

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 to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food $2.68/lb $2.49/lb +$0.19/lb
Dog Wet Food $0.22/oz $0.31/oz -$0.09/oz
Pinnacle dog food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

Pinnacle Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 31.11% 30.10% +1.01%
Fat 16.67% 15.92% +0.75%
Fiber 7.66% 5.27% +2.39%

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 36.37% 43.26% -6.89%
Fat 29.55% 22.89% +6.66%
Fiber 6.82% 6.99% -0.17%
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 since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Pinnacle has never been recalled.
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Who owns Pinnacle dog food?

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

Where is Pinnacle dog food made?

Pinnacle is manufactured in the United States .

Is Pinnacle AAFCO approved?

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

Has Pinnacle dog food been recalled?

No Pinnacle has never been recalled.

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