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Puppy Chow Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationSt. Louis, Missouri

Parent company

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Puppy Food, Dry Puppy Food

Ratings

74%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 60%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 59%
? 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 92%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 87%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 44%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • To our knowledge, Puppy Chow 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
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • Some recipes list unnamed meat by-products

Brand Overview

Puppy Chow is a Purina Brand. The product line includes wet and dry food for puppies, including options for large breed puppies. There are a few different flavors to choose from. Puppy Chow also offers training treats formulated especially for puppies.

How Much Does Puppy Chow Dog Food Cost

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

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.15 $0.29 -48%
Price per 100 kcal $0.44 $0.93 -53%
Price per day $0.26 $0.56 -54%

Puppy Chow 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 $1.12 $3.57 -69%
Price per 100 kcal $0.07 $0.22 -67%
Price per day $0.04 $0.13 -69%

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

Puppy Chow Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 51.67% 42.84% +21%
DM Fat 23.49% 27.27% -14%
DM Fiber 7.05% 7.01% +1%
DM Carb 17.80% 22.55% -21%

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 31.43% 32.35% -3%
DM Fat 13.15% 17.94% -27%
DM Fiber 5.42% 4.66% +16%
DM Carb 50.00% 44.25% +13%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Puppy Chow has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Puppy Chow dog food?

Puppy Chow is owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

faq-item-image Where is Puppy Chow dog food made?

Puppy Chow is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Puppy Chow AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Puppy Chow recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Puppy Chow dog food been recalled?

No Puppy Chow has never been recalled.

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