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Purpose Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationNew York, New York us-flag

Parent company


Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States us-flag

Type of food

Freeze-Dried Dog Food


? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 83%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 73%
? 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 49%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 60%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 70%
  • High protein content
  • To our knowledge, Purpose 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

Brand Overview

Purpose offers freeze-dried raw pet food, made with humanely raised animals. The company’s product line includes a variety of options for dogs and cats alike. Purpose also offers wild-caught salmon oil.

How Much Does Purpose Dog Food Cost

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

Purpose Freeze-Dried Dog Food Price Comparison

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$2.42$2.64-8%
Price per 100 kcal$1.98$1.89+5%
Price per day$1.19$1.13+5%

Purpose Freeze-Dried Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Purpose Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
DM Protein 51.27% 44.23% +16%
DM Fat 26.31% 26.20% +0%
DM Fiber 2.32% 4.67% -50%
DM Carb 20.10% 24.63% -18%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Purpose has never been recalled.

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faq-item-image Who owns Purpose dog food?

Purpose is owned by PURPOSE PET FOOD.

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

Purpose is manufactured in the United States us-flag.

faq-item-image Is Purpose AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Purpose recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No Purpose has never been recalled.

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