DOG FOODS REVIEWS AND RATINGS IN 2018

Hills Healthy Advantage

We took a look at the best dog foods on the market today and here is the top 5 that we like.  Keep in mind there are a lot of dog food products out today and many of them have specific targeted heath advantages for your pet.  We looked at the middle of the market and focused on Adult dogs medium size for this article.  Please visit the website for the manufacturer to see if they have a particular product that meets your dog’s specific requirements.  Happy shopping and here are the top 5 dog foods we like:

Available exclusively from your veterinarian,  Hills® Healthy Advantage® Adult Canines uniquely formulated to help address five common health concerns for adult dogs

  • Weight Management
  • Digestion
  • Skin & Coat
  • Mobility
  • Immunity

Recommended For:  Adult dogs 1 – 6 years of age

Not Recommended For:Puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs. During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to Hills® Healthy Advantage® Puppy food

Ingredients: 

Chicken, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Cracked Pearled Barley, Soybean Meal, Chicken Meal, Pork Fat, Whole Grain Oats, Egg Product, Chicken Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Dried Beet Pulp, Iodized Salt, Flaxseed, Green Peas, Calcium Carbonate, Apples, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Cranberries, Carrots, Choline Chloride, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Broccoli, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene

Cost : $18 for 6 Lbs.

DOG FOODS REVIEWS AND RATINGS IN 2018

Royal Canin

Medium-sized dogs have lots of energy and were known historically as working dogs. Whether the medium dog is an indoor companion or loves spending time hunting outdoors, Royal Canin Medium formulas can help these dogs maintain natural defenses throughout their life while providing the balanced energy the medium dog needs to maintain a healthy weight.

  • Supports immune system health
  • Helps maintain digestive health
  • Supports skin health
  • Promotes appetite satisfaction
  • 100% Complete and Balanced Nutrition
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

MEDIUM ADULT is for medium breed dogs over 12 months old.

Kibble

Kibble specially designed for medium-sized dogs specifically to encourage chewing.

Ingredients :

Brewers rice, chicken by-product meal, wheat, corn gluten meal, oat groats, chicken fat, natural flavors, dried plain beet pulp, fish oil, calcium carbonate, grain distillers dried yeast, vegetable oil, potassium chloride, monocalcium phosphate, salt, hydrolyzed yeast, L-lysine, choline chloride, vitamins [DL-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin E), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), biotin, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A acetate, niacin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement], trace minerals (zinc proteinate, zinc oxide, ferrous sulfate, manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate), rosemary extract, preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid.

Cost: $35 for 17 Lbs

DOG FOODS REVIEWS AND RATINGS IN 2018

Savor Adult

Shredded Blend Beef & Rice Formula

High-quality protein, including beef as the first ingredient

  • Hard kibble combined with tender, shredded pieces for taste and texture dogs love
  • Natural prebiotic fiber, sourced from wheat bran, helps promote digestive health
  • Optimal levels of protein and fat help dogs maintain an ideal body condition
  • Vitamin A and linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid, for healthy skin and coat
Ingredients:

Beef, brewers rice, whole grain wheat, corn gluten meal, poultry by-product meal (source of glucosamine), soybean meal, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols, whole grain corn, dried egg product, fish meal (source of glucosamine), dried beet pulp, animal digest, glycerin, wheat bran, calcium phosphate, salt, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, zinc proteinate, Vitamin E supplement, manganese proteinate, choline chloride, ferrous sulfate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), sulfur, niacin, copper proteinate, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, garlic oil, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), and sodium selenite

Price: $30 for 18 Lbs.

DOG FOODS REVIEWS AND RATINGS IN 2018

Orijen Adult Dog

OBIOLOGICALLY APPROPRIATE™ FREEZE-DRIED FOODSFREE-RUN CHICKEN AND TURKEY, WILD-CAUGHT HERRING AND FLOUNDER PLUS NEST-LAID EGGSDOGS ARE BIOLOGICALLY ADAPTED TO THRIVE ON A VARIED DIET OF FRESH WHOLE MEATS, WITH SMALL AMOUNTS OF FRUITS, VEGETABLES, AND GRASSES.* Nutrient-dense WholePrey™ ratios of poultry, organs and cartilage plus fresh whole fish and fresh whole eggs provide a natural source of virtually every nutrient your dog needs.* Fresh meats are the foundation of our foods and all are delivered FRESH (refrigerated, without preservatives) or RAW (flash-frozen, without preservatives), then gently freeze-dried.

* Low-glycemic fresh fruits and vegetables maintain good digestive health and limit carbohydrates, while botanicals act as tonics and builders to cleanse your dog’s body.

* Quick and easy, ORIJEN Freeze-Dried Food takes only 5 minutes to prepare by simply adding a 1/4 cup warm water to each medallion and waiting 3-5 minutes for them to rehydrate.

* There are 20 nutritious and delicious servings for an 11lb dog in each 16oz bag, or you can break up a medallion and sprinkle it over ORIJEN dry food to tempt fussy eaters.

* Gently freeze-dried in our own kitchens without cooking or preservatives, to lock in natural, life-giving goodness and provide all the flavor and nutritional benefits of raw foods.

 INGREDIENTS:  Chicken (ground with bone), turkey (ground with bone), whole herring, chicken liver, chicken heart, whole eggs, spinach greens, pea fiber, turkey liver, turkey heart, whole flounder, ground whole sunflower seeds, whole pumpkin, butternut squash, whole carrots, whole cranberries, whole blackberries, whole blueberries, apples, pears, plums, apricots, brown kelp, mixed tocopherols (preservative), chicory root, dandelion root, summer savory, peppermint leaf, ginger root, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate. Cost:  $50 for 13 Lbs. 

DOG FOODS REVIEWS AND RATINGS IN 2018

Wellness Complete Health

Lamb & Barley

Wellness Complete Health combines natural, premium proteins and wholesome whole grains to deliver a balanced diet full of the nutrients your dog need for a lifetime wellbeing. Each recipe is crafted with antioxidants to support strong immune systems and balanced nutrients for optimal energy.

  • Vitamin A and Calcium for healthy eyes and teeth
  • High-quality nutrients for optimal energy
  • Fiber and probiotics for digestive health
  • Vitamins and minerals for healthy immune system
  • Omega fatty acides for healthy skin and coat

Ingredients:

Lamb, Lamb Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Menhaden Fish Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Peas, Rice, Ground Flaxseed, Chicken Fat, Tomato Pomace, Tomatoes, Carrots, Natural Lamb Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Spinach, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Zinc Proteinate, Mixed Tocopherols added to preserve freshness, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Blueberries, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Carbonate, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Proteinate, Chicory Root Extract, Manganese Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Garlic Powder, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

 

Cost: $19 for 6 Lbs.

DOG FOODS REVIEWS AND RATINGS IN 2018

We hope you like our selections.  Please visit the specific manufactures website for additional information about their products.  Remember that the dog food industry has steadily changed over the last few years with many new and exciting products that can enhance your dog’s quality of life.   

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