Top 10 best dry dog foods

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What kind of food do you put in your dog’s bowl?

You don’t have to pay big bucks for a boutique brand of highfalutin doggie chow. Some of the best brands are supermarket staples that won’t break the bank!

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10 best dry brands for your pup

There’s new data out from the Clean Label Project about the best (and worst) foods you can buy for your dog.

The Clean Label Project tested more than 900 products from 74 brands and came up with a list of foods that have the highest nutritional value coupled with the lowest levels of environmental and industrial contaminants.

Dry dog food list

Here are some of the lowest prices we found on the top three choices:

  • Eagle Pack Large & Giant breed sells for $24.99 for a 15-pound bag on Jet.com.
  • Iams Proactive Health Minichunks sells for $27.49 for a 30-pound bag on Jet.com.
  • Purina Beyond Simply 9 White Meat Chicken and Whole Barley Recipe sells for $7.99 for a four-pound bag at Target.com.

Here are the 10 worst dry dog foods

On the flip side of things, the Clean Label Project also identified 10 of the dry dog foods that are worst for your dog.

Spoiler alert: A lot of the entries on this list are both boutique and very expensive!

Dog food brands

Compare these prices to the ones above. It just goes to show once again that you don’t always get what you pay for…

  • Orijen Tundra Grain-Free Goat, Venison, Bison & Fish Dry Dog Food sells for $44.09 for a 4.4-lb bag on Jet.com!
  • Natures Variety Instinct Dog Food, Rabbit Meal Formula sells for $57.54 for a 25.3-lb bag on Chewy.com.
  • Halo Purely For Pets Vegan Garden Medley Adult Dry Dog Food sells for $14.39 for a four-pound bag on Jet.com.

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