Features February 2016 Issue

2016 Approved Dry Dog Foods: Whole Dog Journal's Annual Ratings

Nutrients listed in the “guaranteed analysis” box are subject for surveillance and enforcement. The levels listed there really are a guarantee.

2016 Approved Dry Dog Foods: Whole Dog Journal's Annual Ratings

How to choose which dry foods to feed your dog.

Many people are under the impression that all dog food labeled as “complete and balanced” contains an ideal, uniform amount of nutrients – just enough of what dogs need, but not too much. Meats like chicken, venison, and beef provide a good amount of protein, but how much is too much? Some dog foods are heavy on the grain products, but whether this is healthy or unhealthy completely depends on your dog. Some people are under the impression that dogs don't need vegetables, but dogs DO need a certain helping of vitamins and minerals so excluding veggies is a bad idea. To get Whole Dog Journal's full analysis of the best dry dog foods out there, read on!

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