Top 5 Dry Dog Foods

11 April 2013 · 0 comments

Rank Product Rating Price    
1 Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Canine Formula Chicken, Brown Rice & Flax Dry Dog Food 4.8/5 54.99$ Reviev Buy from amazon.com
2 Instinct Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal Formula 4.8/5 49.78$ Reviev Buy from amazon.com
3 Purina Pro Plan Dry Adult Dog Food, Sensitive Skin and Stomach Formula 4.8/5 42.29$ Reviev Buy from amazon.com
4 Wellness Grain-Free Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs 4.7/5 55.99$ Reviev Buy from amazon.com
5 Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo and Sweet Potato Recipe 4.5/5 51.28$ Reviev Buy from amazon.com

1. Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Canine Formula Chicken, Brown Rice & Flax Dry Dog Food.

Rating: 4.8/5

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Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Canine Formula Chicken, Brown Rice & Flax Dry Dog Food takes the first place. It is manufactured in the USA by Castor & Pollux Natural PetWorks Company.

This dry food is perfect for adult dogs of any age and breed, especially for dogs with a sensitive digestive system susceptible to stool disorders. This food improves dog’s intestine functions.

Organic ingredients make up 70% of Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Canine Formula. Besides the dog food contain vitamins and mineral substances. The food is free from vegetable ingredients, such as potato, corn, peas, etc., which makes it easily digestible. The dry food contains rice which has beneficial effect on digestion process. Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Canine Formula provides healthy and balanced feeding for dogs with sensitive stomach.

Dog owners mention improvements in appearance of their pets (hair, skin), normalization of bowel functions, and reduction of stool odor intensity. 85% of dog owners, who feed their pets with Castor & Pollux Organix Adult Canine Formula, rate this food “excellent” (overall mark is 4,8 out of 5).

2. Instinct Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal Formula.

Rating: 4.8/5

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Instinct Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal Formula takes the second place on the top 5 dry dog foods list. The food manufacturer: Nature’s Variety Company, USA.

This cereal-free food is perfect for dogs requiring special dietary patterns. For example, for malnourished dogs or dogs allergic to cereals (wheat or corn gluten). This food is also useful for overweight dogs, because cereal additives are good carbohydrate sources which may lead to obesity. Besides, the food contains pumpkin seeds for the prevention of helminthic infections.

The man ingredient of this dog food is chicken meat and fat; the food also contains chicken liver. These organic ingredients have beneficial impact on pet’s skin, muscles, and hair.

The food is manufactured under strict quality control in Nebraska, USA. According to dog owners’ reports, their pets become more active and stronger after having Instinct Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal Formula.

Another advantage of this dry food is relatively moderate price.

84% of dog owners choosing Instinct Grain-Free Dry Dog Food, Chicken Meal Formula, give it the highest marks (overall mark is 4,8 out of 5).

3. Purina Pro Plan Dry Adult Dog Food, Sensitive Skin and Stomach Formula.

Rating: 4.8/5

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Purina Pro Plan Dry Adult Dog Food, Sensitive Skin and Stomach Formula takes the third place in the rating. The food is manufactured by a famous company Purina (USA).

The main ingredient of this dog food is salmon, therefore this food is perfect for dogs suffering from food allergy. Dogs quite often have allergic reaction to chicken or turkey, which are the main protein sources in other foods. The main allergy symptoms may include digestion disorders, skin irritation (scratches), eyes and ears inflammation. Purina Pro Plan Dry Adult Dog Food, Sensitive Skin and Stomach Formula helps get rid of these and other similar problems. This food is also perfect for dogs with skin infections, because it doesn’t cause allergic reactions.

Among other benefits of this food is reasonable price (in comparison with analogous product).

You should only pay attention to one nuance: the food features rather strong peculiar odor as its main component is fish. That’s why special attention should be paid to hermiticity of its package (some people use plastic food containers to store this food).

81% of dog owners, whose pets need Purina Pro Plan Dry Adult Dog Food, Sensitive Skin and Stomach Formula, rate it «excellent» (overall mark is 4,8 out of 5).

4. Wellness Grain-Free Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs.

Rating: 4.7/5

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The forth place in the rating is taken by Wellness Grain-Free Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs, manufactured in the USA by Wellness.

This cereal-free food is perfect for adult dogs allergic to cereals and for overweight dogs. Due to high protein this food is also useful for energetic young dogs.

The main ingredient of this dry food is turkey. It also contains chicken, numerous healthy vegetative components (bilberry, parsley, apple, broccoli, spinach, etc.), mineral compounds, and vitamins essential for dog’s health. The food doesn’t contain beef, pork, and fish (fish oil only), which is beneficial if a dog is allergic to one or more of these products. The manufacturer says that the food is free from waste and minor products of meat-processing.

Dog owners note that the dogs eating this food have shining bright eyes, healthy hair and lots of energy. Most dog breeders feeding their pets with Wellness Grain-Free Dry Dog Food for Adult Dogs rate it as «excellent» (the average mark is 4,7 out of 5).

5. Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo and Sweet Potato Recipe.

Rating: 4.5/5

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Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo and Sweet Potato Recipe takes the fifth place. The dry food is manufactured in the USA by Merrick Pet Care Inc.

The food is 100% cereal-free. Its main ingredients are beef, chicken and turkey. The food also contains pork and salmon. Sweet potato is a healthy carbohydrate source for dogs.

Such a great variety of ingredients makes this food a perfect choice for healthy dogs of all ages and breeds (including puppies). However this food may not be good for dogs susceptible to allergic reactions.

According to the dog owners’ reports, their pets love this food for its delicious taste. Even the dogs having poor appetite or those who do not like dry foods, eat Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo and Sweet Potato Recipe with pleasure. The food doesn’t contain soya, taste intensifiers, GMO, and corn, which is poorly digested by dogs. The food features faint odor.

According to dog owners, their pets’ hair becomes soft, shiny and fluffy after using this food.

75% of those who feed their dogs with Merrick Grain Free Real Buffalo and Sweet Potato Recipe, awarded this food with the highest mark (overall mark is 4,5 out of 5).

The Top 5 list is made in accordance with the reviews of dog owners at amazon.com.

When making the list the following features were taken into account: food composition, quality-price ratio, number of positive and negative reviews about the dogs’ health before and during the food consumption. Pet’s appearance, appetite, digestive system functions and allergic reactions were assessed.

This review is made in accordance with the consumers’ reports from amazon.com, dry dog foods reviews from www.happypetdog.com and www.dogfoodadvisor.com, and information from manufacturers’ websites.

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