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TruDog Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationMilford, Ohio

Parent company

TruPet, LLC

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States , New Zealand

Type of food

Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Ratings

58%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 73%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 93%
? 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 1%
? 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 25%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 84%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 70%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • The brand has been previously recalled
  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

TruDog makes a wide array of products, which are developed with dogs’ needs in mind. The company provides a number of edible options including food and toppers, treats and chews, supplements, and dental care products. TruDog offers several freeze-dried raw recipes, dog chews, and more, along with natural cat treats.

How Much Does TruDog Dog Food Cost

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

Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $3.21 $2.63 +22%
Price per 100 kcal $7.46 $1.80 +315%
Price per day $4.48 $1.08 +315%

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

TruDog Nutrient Profile Comparison

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

Freeze-Dried Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 46.31% 45.03% +3%
DM Fat 22.80% 27.30% -16%
DM Fiber 3.18% 4.24% -25%
DM Carb 27.71% 23.05% +20%

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

Recall History

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

TruDog - Dog food (02/23/2018) -+
Date: 02/23/2018
Company Name: TruPet, LLC
Product Description: Dog food
Recall Reason: Potential to be contaminated with Salmonella
TruDog - Pet food-freezed dried raw beef topper (04/18/2018) -+
Date: 04/18/2018
Company Name: TruPet, LLC
Product Description: Pet food-freezed dried raw beef topper
Recall Reason: Salmonella
TRUDOG - Pet food-freezed dried raw beef topper (04/06/2020) -+
Date: 04/06/2020
Company Name: TruPet, LLC
Product Description: Pet food-freezed dried raw beef topper
Recall Reason: Salmonella

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns TruDog dog food?

TruDog is owned by TruPet, LLC.

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

TruDog is manufactured in the United States , New Zealand .

faq-item-image Is TruDog AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of TruDog recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

TruDog has been recalled 3 times in the years 2018, and 2020.

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