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TruDog 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 53%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 95%
? 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 2%
? 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 75%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 85%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 30%

Company HQ

LocationMilford, Ohio

Parent company

TruPet, LLC

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States , New Zealand

Type of food

Dog Fresh Frozen Food

Where to Buy

Amazon Chewy PetSmart Walmart

Pros

  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients

Cons

  • The brand has been previously recalled

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 to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Fresh Frozen Food $2.73/oz $6.06/oz -$3.33/oz
TruDog dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

TruDog Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Dog Fresh Frozen Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 48.63% 44.39% +4.24%
Fat 23.90% 27.44% -3.54%
Fiber 5.02% 4.94% +0.08%
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 since 2009. 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

Who owns TruDog dog food?

TruDog is owned by TruPet, LLC.

Where is TruDog dog food made?

TruDog is manufactured in the United States , New Zealand .

Is TruDog AAFCO approved?

Not, all of TruDog recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has TruDog dog food been recalled?

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

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