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Pioneer Naturals 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 60%
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Company HQ

LocationCalifornia, US

Parent company

Barkstrong, LLC

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Dry Food

Where to Buy



  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards


  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

Pioneer Naturals is a premium dog food line. Recipes are made with freeze-dried raw ingredients. Pioneer Naturals focuses on real meat as the first ingredient, wit unique options including venison from New Zealand.

Pioneer Naturals Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared Pioneer Naturals dog food to the other 452 dog foods in our database.

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dry Food 27.78% 30.34% -2.56%
All of Pioneer Naturals dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Pioneer Naturals has never been recalled.

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Who owns Pioneer Naturals dog food?

Pioneer Naturals is owned by Barkstrong, LLC.

Where is Pioneer Naturals dog food made?

Pioneer Naturals is manufactured in the United States .

Is Pioneer Naturals AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Pioneer Naturals recipes are AAFCO approved.

Has Pioneer Naturals dog food been recalled?

No Pioneer Naturals has never been recalled.

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