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A Comparison of Adult Dry & Frozen Raw Dog Foods

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A Comparison of Adult Dry & Frozen Raw Dog Foods –Recommended (updated 15JUL09)

FOOD

PRICE

CUPS/DAY1

COST/DAY2

FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

California Natural Chicken & Rice, 36#

$38.99

2.30

$0.69

Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavors

California Natural Herring & Sweet Potato, #30

$44.99

2.75

$0.75

Herring, Barley, Oatmeal, Herring Meal, Herring Oil

California Natural Lamb & Rice, 36#

$43.99

2.75

$0.80

Lamb Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Sunflower Oil

Eagle Holistic Select (Anchovy, Sardine & Salmon), 30#

$49.99

3.0

$1.19

Anchovy Meal, Sardine & Salmon Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice

Eagle Holistic Select (Chicken & Rice), 33#

$49.99

2.0

$0.68

Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid)

Eagle Holistic Select (Duck & Oatmeal), 30#

$49.99

1.9

$0..70

Duck Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat, Oatmeal

Eagle Holistic Select (Lamb & Rice, 33#)

$49.99

3.0

$1.02

Lamb Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols & citrus acid), Oatmeal

Eagle Holistic Select Large & Giant Breed Adult, 33#

$49.99

1.9

$1.02

Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Ground White Rice, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols & citrus acid)

Eagle Pack Enhanced Maturity, 33#

$34.88

3.0

$0.71

Chicken Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Yellow Corn, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Natural Mixed Tocopherols)

Eagle Pack Natural Formula, 33#

$39.98

3.0

$0.86

Lamb Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Yellow Corn, Oatmeal, Chicken Meal

Eagle Pack Original, 33#

$34.88

2.0

$0.48

Pork Meal, Ground Yellow Corn, Ground Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal

Fromm Four-Star, Chicken A La Veg, 30#

$42.99

3.0

$0.89

Chicken, Chicken Meal, Pearled Barley, Oatmeal, Sweet Potato

Fromm  Four-Star, Duck & Sweet Potato, 30#

$45.99

3.0

$0.95

Duck, Duck Meal, Pearled Barley, Sweet Potato, Brown Rice

Fromm Four-Star, Whitefish & Potato, 30#

$42.99

3.0

$0.83

Whitefish, Potato, Menhaden Fish Meal, Sweet Potato, Brown Rice

Innova Canine, 30#

$45.99

2.0

$0.90

Turkey, Chicken, Chicken Meal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown Rice

Innova Evo, 28#

$51.99

2.25

$1.25

Turkey, Chicken, Turkey Meal,    Chicken meal, Potato

Innova Evo Red Meat, 28#

$62.99

2.25

$1.32

Beef, Lamb Meal, Potatoes, Egg, Sunflower Oil

 

 

 

 

 

A Comparison of Adult Dry & Frozen Raw Dog Foods –Recommended (updated 15JUL09)

FOOD

PRICE

CUPS/DAY1

COST/DAY2

FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

Merrick Before Grain Buffalo, 25.3#

$48.25

2.75

$1.16

Buffalo Deboned, Chicken Meal, Potato Dehydrated, Turkey Meal, Canola Oil

Merrick Before Grain Chicken, 25.3#

$46.99

2.75

$1.13

Chicken Deboned, Chicken Meal, Potato Dehydrated, Turkey Meal, Canola Oil

Merrick Before Grain Salmon, 25.3#

$50.25

2.75

$1.21

Salmon Deboned, Chicken Meal, Potato Dehydrated, Turkey Meal, Canola Oil

Merrick Cowboy Cookout™, 15#

$26.50

3.5

$1.38

Beef, Oatmeal, Barley, Beef Meal, Whole Brown Rice

Merrick Grammy’s Pot Pie™, 15#

$26.50

2.8

$1.08

Chicken, Oatmeal, Barley, Chicken Meal, Whole Brown Rice

Merrick Turducken™, 15#

$28.99

2.8

$1.18

Organic Chicken, Oatmeal, Barley, Turkey Meal, Duck

Merrick Wilderness Blend™, 15#

$28.99

2.8

$1.18

Buffalo, Oatmeal, Barley, Salmon meal, Venison

Natural Planet Organics, 25#

$49.99

3.0

$1.24

Organic chicken, chicken meal, organic brown rice, organic oats, organic barley

Nutri Source Adult, 33#

$36.99

3.0

$0.80

Chicken, chicken meal, brown rice, barley, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid)

Nutri Source Lamb Meal & Rice, 33#

$39.99

3.0

$0.75

Lamb meal, white rice, brown rice, barley, oatmeal

Nutri Source Large Breed Adult, 33#

$39.99

2.5

$0.62

Chicken, chicken meal, brown rice, barley, white rice

Nutri Source Large Breed Adult Lamb Meal & Rice, 33#

$39.99

2.5

$0.62

Lamb meal, brown rice, white rice, barley, fish meal (a source of fish oil)

Nutri Source Performance, 40#

$42.99

3.0

$0.84

Chicken, chicken meal, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid), brown rice, oatmeal

Nutri Source Super Performance, 40#

$42.99

2.5

$0.74

Chicken meal, chicken, brown rice, white rice, fish meal (a source of fish oil)

Pure Vita Chicken & Brown Rice, 25#

$49.99

3.0

$1.31

Chicken, chicken meal, brown rice, oatmeal, barley

Pure Vita Duck & Oatmeal, 25#

$54.99

3.0

$1.44

Duck, duck meal, oatmeal, barley, potato protein

Pure Vita Salmon & Potato, 25#

$54.99

3.0

$1.44

Salmon, salmon meal, potato, oatmeal, barley

A Comparison of Adult Dry & Frozen Raw Dog Foods –Recommended (updated 15JUL09)

FOOD

PRICE

CUPS/DAY1

COST/DAY2

FIRST 5 INGREDIENTS

Solid Gold Barking at the Moon, 33#

$61.99

2.6

$1.01

Salmon, Beef, Potatoes, Potato Protein, Canola Oil

Solid Gold Hund-N-Flocken, 33#

$46.49

3.25

$0..94

Lamb, Lamb Meal, Brown Rice, Cracked Pearl Barley, Millett, Rice Bran Oatmeal

Solid Gold MMillenia, 33#

$43.59

3.25

$0.89

Beef, Beef Meal, Cracked Pearl Barley, Brown Rice, Millett, Rice Bran, Canola Oil

Solid Gold Wolf King, 33#

$46.89

2.50

$0.73

Bison, Salmon Meal, Brown Rice, Millet, Cracked Pearled Barley

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Beef, 10#

$34.99

(1#/day)

$3.49

Beef, beef hearts, broccoli, romaine lettuce, carrots

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Chicken, 10#

$32.49

(1#/day)

$3.25

Ground chicken (including bone), broccoli, romaine lettuce, carrots, cantaloupe

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Turducken, 10#

$34.99

(1#/day)

$349

Ground duck, chicken and turkey (including backs, necks, frames & hearts), turkey lives, broccoli, apples,

Steve’s Frozen (raw) Turkey, 10#

$32.49

(1#/day)

$3.25

Ground turkey, turkey necks, celery, lettuce, peppers

Wellness Fish and Sweet Potato, 30#

$52.99

2.25

$0.99

White Fish, Ground Barley, Rye Flour, Menhaden Fish Meal, Ground Pearled Barley

Wellness Super5Mix Chicken, 30#

$49.99

2.25

$0.94

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Oatmeal, Ground Barley, Ground Brown rice

Wellness Super5Mix Lamb, 30#              

$49.99

2.25

$0.94

Lamb, Menhadden Fish Meal, Oatmeal, Ground  Barley, Ground Brown rice

Wysong Anergen, 32#

$46.99

3.0

$1.51

Lamb, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Oat Groats, Ground Flax Seed, Dried Yeast

Wysong Growth, 32#

$44.99

3.0

$1.45

Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Ground Corn, Ground Wheat, Ground Brown Rice

Wysong Maintenance, 32#

$42.99

3.0

$1.39

Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Wheat, Ground Corn

Wysong Optimal Performance, 32#

$46.99

2.25

$0.74

Organic Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Poultry Meal, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Oat Groats

Wysong Senior, 32#

$42.99

3.0

$1.39

Turkey, Potato, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Oat Groats, Ground Corn

Wysong Synorgon, 32#

$42.99

3.0

$1.39

Chicken, Chicken Giblets, Ground Brown Rice, Ground Flax Seeds, Poultry Fat

 

1 Manufacturers recommended daily quantity for a 50 pound dog.
2 Calculated based on manufacturers provided suggested retail price, bag size, and food density (ounces of food by weight/cup).
3 Manufacturer will not provide information necessary for calculations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated July 29, 2009
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