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The Honest Kitchen 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 37%
? 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 56%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 75%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 75%

Company HQ

LocationSan Diego, California

Parent company

The Honest Kitchen Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Dehydrated Food, Dog Wet Food, Dog Dry Food, Puppy Dehydrated Food, Cat Dehydrated Food

Where to Buy

Amazon Chewy PetFlow Only Natural Pet Walmart


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


  • Lower than average protein content

Brand Overview

The Honest Kitchen is a small company that offers 100 percent human grade food for pets. The product line includes wet and dry dog foods, wet and dry cat foods, and a variety of treats for cats and dogs. The Honest Kitchen offers unique flavors and recipes. Grain free options are available.

How Much Does The Honest Kitchen Dog food Cost

We’ve compared The Honest Kitchen dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dehydrated Food $7.73/lb $11.57/lb -$3.84/lb
Dog Wet Food $0.32/oz $0.31/oz +$0.01/oz
Dog Dry Food $3.84/lb $2.49/lb +$1.35/lb
The Honest Kitchen dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

The Honest Kitchen Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared The Honest Kitchen dog food to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Dog Dehydrated Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 26.71% 32.83% -6.12%
Fat 14.48% 18.39% -3.91%
Fiber 6.77% 5.34% +1.43%

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 48.85% 43.26% +5.59%
Fat 25.28% 22.89% +2.39%
Fiber 5.22% 6.99% -1.77%

Dog Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 29.55% 30.10% -0.55%
Fat 16.48% 15.92% +0.56%
Fiber 5.68% 5.27% +0.41%
All of The Honest Kitchen dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Since 2009 The Honest Kitchen has never been recalled.
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Who owns The Honest Kitchen dog food?

The Honest Kitchen is owned by The Honest Kitchen Inc..

Where is The Honest Kitchen dog food made?

The Honest Kitchen is manufactured in the United States .

Is The Honest Kitchen AAFCO approved?

Not, all of The Honest Kitchen recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has The Honest Kitchen dog food been recalled?

No The Honest Kitchen has never been recalled.

One thought on “The Honest Kitchen

  • Galster Roxanne

    New choice for our 8 year old canine.
    We purchased the grain free/ gluten free .
    We are still on our first box & our canine Winnie likes it, so we are happy about .
    I will be happy to keep you updated before my rating.

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