We know how deeply you care about your dog, and I, for one, am especially sensitive to the kinds of food I put in my pup’s belly. It amazes me how much I scrutinize the nutrition label on a bag of dog food, yet I don’t give my foods a second glance when it comes to ingredients.
Your dog is family, and so he should be fed with the same amount of care you feed your fellow humans. After a bit of digging and contact with representatives from each of the following companies, I present to you a list of 15 high-quality dry dog foods with no recalls, ever.
***Please note that this small list certainly does not contain every single brand of dog food that is recall-free.***
Fromm Family Foods is a 5th generation family-owned pet food company, with each entree prepared in small, controlled batches. The ingredients are all natural, and you can even find the best products for your dog with a few simple questions on their website.
With natural, wholesome ingredients and the option to go grain-free, this kibble’s got it all, and their small-batch cooking system ensures the best quality in each bag.
Good for your pup and good for the planet, Earthborn foods bring awareness to the environment. By tailoring the size and weight of their packaging, and using renewable resources in the production process, they strive to shrink their ecological footprint.
Specializing in foods “based on the nutritional science of the glycemic index,” and with the goal of mimicking a raw diet without the inconvenience, this brand brings your pup one step closer to nature.
This brand functions on the belief that total body health begins with the digestive system. Their “Unique Digestive Health Support System” uses natural ingredients along with pre and probiotics, fiber, digestive enzymes and botanicals to make one happy belly.
6. Eagle Pack
No fillers or artificial preservatives and the right balance of ingredients results in healthy skin, a shiny coat, and bright eyes. In other words, your dog will have the energy and spirit to play ball as long as his heart desires.
These foods are a “reflection of the safe and wholesome foods nature supplies,” and the brand boasts that they never cut corners with ingredients or quality. Our dogs truly do deserve the best.
All dry foods are produced in-house with no shortcuts on quality. Their reputation for safety is right on target with meticulously tested products to meet their equally strict standards.
Founded by a man whose Great Dane lived to be 17, Canine Caviar is known for its alkaline based diet. The company says that this diet “helps put more oxygen into the blood to allow the DNA’s self-recovery mechanism to function more efficiently and effectively.” AKA, long live your pup!
Currently the only formulas to contain freeze-dried LIVE probiotics, VeRUS is the convenient equivalent to a homemade meal with high-quality nutrients sourced from whole foods.
This kibble is continuously analyzed by independent labs to “maintain [their] strict standards of quality control.” With holistic and natural preservation methods as well as antibiotic-free ingredients, Annamaet lives up to its precise standards.
12. Nature’s Recipe
Using simple, real ingredients, Nature’s Recipe puts the emphasis on your dog’s skin and coat, healthy digestion, and healthy weight to keep them at their best. Their “Pure Essentials” ingredients come together to create a limited ingredient formula for pups with sensitive tummies, too!
13. Now Fresh
With a team of dedicated nutritionists and strict quality and safety standards, this food has both excellent nutrition and safety measures for themselves, their suppliers, and their partners. Testing is done with every batch and at every step of the production process.
14. Back to Basics
These guys use organ meats instead of muscle meats as their main protein source. Organs are 10x more nutrient-dense and are packed full of important vitamins and minerals. It is most definitely a pup-ruvin’ superfood.
Slow-cooked for easy digestion and manufactured in small batches, Blackwood is extremely passionate about the care and quality of their pet foods. The bag even gives you all the important information, including the percentages of protein, fat, and fiber in each bowl.
To see if your dog food has ever had a recall or to check the status of a brand you are interested in, visit the FDA recalls & withdrawals page.
Click here to see our ten favorite dry dog foods.