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Solid Gold Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationChesterfield, Missouri

Parent company

Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States , Thailand

Type of food

Dry Dog Food, Wet Dog Food, Dry Senior Dog Food, Dry Puppy Food, Wet Puppy Food

Ratings

60%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 49%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 68%
? 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 65%
? 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 56%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 80%
? 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
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • Solid Gold makes a diverse range of foods for various ages, sizes, and lifestyles
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Solid Gold was founded in 1974. The company offers a complete line of holistic foods for dogs and cats. Solid Gold pet food comes in a variety of flavors, in both wet and dry formulas. The company also offers nutritional supplements for dogs and cats.

How Much Does Solid Gold Dog Food Cost

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $3.52 $3.43 +3%
Price per 100 kcal $0.22 $0.22 +1%
Price per day $0.13 $0.13 0%

Solid Gold Dry Dog Food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.32 $0.36 -11%
Price per 100 kcal $1.06 $1.32 -19%
Price per day $0.64 $0.79 -19%

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

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $3.44 $3.45 -0%
Price per 100 kcal $0.23 $0.29 -20%
Price per day $0.14 $0.17 -18%

Solid Gold Dry Senior Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $3.27 $3.57 -8%
Price per 100 kcal $0.20 $0.22 -9%
Price per day $0.12 $0.13 -8%

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

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.23 $0.29 -21%
Price per 100 kcal $0.91 $0.93 -2%
Price per day $0.55 $0.56 -2%

Solid Gold Wet Puppy Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Solid Gold Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 30.10% 30.03% +0%
DM Fat 13.99% 16.01% -13%
DM Fiber 5.35% 5.37% -0%
DM Carb 50.56% 47.69% +6%

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 39.06% 42.92% -9%
DM Fat 24.69% 22.91% +8%
DM Fiber 6.21% 7.10% -13%
DM Carb 30.05% 26.32% +14%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 64.29% 28.44% +126%
DM Fat 21.43% 13.38% +60%
DM Fiber 14.29% 5.48% +161%
DM Carb 0.00% 51.94% -100%

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 31.11% 32.35% -4%
DM Fat 17.04% 17.94% -5%
DM Fiber 4.81% 4.66% +3%
DM Carb 47.04% 44.25% +6%

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 50.00% 42.84% +17%
DM Fat 18.06% 27.27% -34%
DM Fiber 5.56% 7.01% -21%
DM Carb 26.39% 22.55% +17%

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

Recall History

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

Solid Gold - Dog Food (05/08/2012) -+
Date: 05/08/2012
Company Name: Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc.
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential for salmonella

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Solid Gold dog food?

Solid Gold is owned by Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc..

faq-item-image Where is Solid Gold dog food made?

Solid Gold is manufactured in the United States , Thailand .

faq-item-image Is Solid Gold AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Solid Gold recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Solid Gold dog food been recalled?

Solid Gold has been recalled 1 times in the years 2012.

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