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Over the last two decades, Canadian pet food manufacturers have been developing high quality, human grade, and innovative pet foods to supply both Canada and the world. We have carefully considered them all, looking at every aspect of the manufacturer and their recipe. Here are just a few of the things we consider:

  • Quality and source of ingredients, including how fresh the ingredients are, where they’re sourced from, whether they include antibiotics or hormones, if they’re GMO free and organic, and more.
  • Manufacturing practices and transparency. We believe that manufacturers of the foods we feed our beloved pets should be accountable for every step of the manufacturing process.
  • Innovation and sustainability. As we move towards a more eco-friendly world, the foods our pets eat should come from earth-friendly, sustainable sources, too.

Here are the top 20 best Canadian made dog foods for 2020:

#1: Smack

Smack is a Canadian company making absolutely outstanding dehydrated superfoods for pets. And for many reasons, Smack is our top-ranked dog food for 2020. Since 2008, Smack Pet Foods have been proudly producing high quality pet products out of their Winnipeg, Manitoba facility. The Smack team are committed to providing pets with the healthiest, and most convenient foods in today’s pet food marketplace. 

Their foods are backed by food engineering, biochemistry, holistic medicine, and a deep love of animals. These are the tools that allow Smack to develop an innovative, industry-leading approach to pet food manufacturing. Best of all, their foods are dehydrated in their raw form, ensuring they retain all of their natural nutrient content.

That’s why Smack Pet Foods has taken the number one spot in our 2020 Top 10 Canadian Dog Food Rankings. This is one of the highest quality pet foods in the world. Smack’s recipes are made mostly from certified organic ingredients, including the best quality cuts of human-grade meat (like whole, bone-in chicken), and a carefully chosen range of organic produce. 

Because of their high meat content, Smack is highly palatable; perfect for fussy eaters. There are five unique Smack dog formulas to choose from: Prairie Harvest Pork, Caribbean-Salmon Fusion, Rockin’ Rockfish, Chunky Chicken, and Very Berry Chicken. Smack’s recipes are loaded with wholesome, nutritiously-dense superfoods, and don’t require any synthetic supplementation. Read our full review of Smack Pet Foods here.

Highlights of Smack Pet Foods:

  • Synthetic-free
  • 5 formulas: Prairie Harvest Pork, Caribbean-Salmon Fusion, Rockin’ Rockfish, Chunky Chicken, and Very Berry Chicken
  • Made mostly with certified-organic, human-grade ingredients
  • Loaded with superfood ingredients
  • Highly palatable; perfect for finicky dogs
  • Manufactured in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Self-manufactured
  • Food type: dehydrated raw
  • Size options: 250g, 2.5kg bags
  • Price: $$$

#2: Carna4

Carna4 was our top recommendation for 2019, and for good reason; Carna4 is one of the few foods on this list containing absolutely no synthetics of any kind. Carna4 is a unique brand, and this year ranks a close second in our 2020 Top 10 Canadian Dog Food Rankings.

Carna4 began in 2010 when a team of nutritionists, food scientists and engineers set out to create a completely synthetic-free dog food. They achieved this goal by harnessing the nutritional power of superfoods. While almost every kibble on the market requires manufactured vitamin premixes, Carna4 does not. Using organic sprouted seeds – one of the most nutrient-dense foods on Earth – combined with 100% fresh, table-grade meats, and whole produce, Carna4 is loaded with nutrition and flavour. Among other things, organic sprouted seeds are an outstanding source of antioxidants, enzymes, and probiotics. All Carna4 formulas are free from hormones, antibiotics and GMO’s.

Carna4 offers three dog food recipes: chicken, duck, and fish. These formulas are perfectly suitable for dogs of all sizes, shapes, and life stages. They set rigorous testing standards for their products, and every batch is tested for safety by a third-party research and laboratory testing firm. This firm specializes in testing foods and health products for major consumer goods companies in Canada. Carna4 is also a big supporter of sustainable ingredient sourcing and humane farming practices. 

Highlights of Carna4 Pet Food:

  • Synthetic-free
  • 3 formulas: chicken, duck, and fish 
  • Made with superfood organic sprouted seeds
  • Made in: Quebec, Canada
  • Food type: gently-baked kibble
  • Size options 
    • Fish: 1kg, 2kg, 4.54kg
    • Chicken 3lb, 6lb, 13lb, 22lb
    • Duck: 3lb, 6lb, 13lb, 22lb
  • Price: $$$

#3: Zeal

Zeal is new to the market, and has already made a big impact on the Canadian pet food industry. This interesting brand of gently air-dried dog food focuses on simple recipes that incorporate human-grade whole organs; nutrient powerhouses that provide your dog with a boost of protein, iron, zinc, and more. Zeal even includes some rather unique ingredients, like whole Canadian hemp seeds and bamboo. 

Every batch of Zeal is carefully air-dried at 80°C, resulting in a consistency similar to beef jerky or artisanal meats. They heavily on locally sourced, human-grade ingredients, without the use of any artificial binders, fillers, preservatives, or dyes. Best of all, this is a more affordable option than most freeze-dried or frozen raw brands.

Zeal comes with a high meat inclusion, making it another excellent option for non-food-motivated dogs. Their formulas are made with 96% pure meat and organs, making it one of the tastiest products on the market today. Zeal offers two lines of dog food: gently air-dried, and gently air-dried with freeze-dried. There are 3 formulas in each line. The gently air-dried line consists of salmon, beef, and turkey, whereas the gently air-dried with freeze-dried recipes include beef with salmon and pumpkin, turkey with salmon and pumpkin, and beef with 3% hemp. 

Highlights of Zeal Dog Food:

  • Made in: British Columbia
  • High-quality dehydrated raw
  • More affordable than other air-dried raw dog foods
  • Food type: gently air-dried, and freeze-dried raw
  • Size options: 454g, 1kg
  • Price: $$-$$$ 

#4: Gutsy

Gutsy is made by Crump’s Naturals in Caledon, Ontario. Gutsy’s dehydrated raw dog foods are more akin to a beef-jerky than to a kibble, making it exceptionally palatable. Gutsy’s formulas are highly focused on using prebiotics, probiotics, low-glycemic carbohydrates, and easily digestible ingredients to promote and improve gut health. Gutsy is available in two formulas: chicken dinner, and salmon & trout dinner. In addition to their high-quality meats, Gutsy also includes highly nutritious plant-based ingredients like sweet potatoes, chickpeas, lentils, chia seeds, organic blueberries, organic broccoli, and more.

Since 2014, Crumps’ Naturals has been granted certification by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), which promotes the continuous improvement of food safety to consumers. All ingredients, packaging, and finished products are fully traceable, among other quality-control standards.

Highlights of Gutsy by Crumps:

  • Made in Caledon, Ontario
  • Family owned
  • Self-manufactured
  • Highly palatable, ideal for fussy dogs
  • Low glycemic
  • Two formula options: chicken, salmon & trout
  • Food type: dehydrated raw
  • Size options: 1.5lb, 6.6lb
  • Price $$$

#5: Orijen

In an industry with so many high-quality dog food options, Orijen remains as one of the best Canadian-made brands on the market.

The manufacturer of Orijen (Champion Pet Foods) has earned an international reputation for their food, manufacturing, and sourcing practices. Champion Pet Foods believes firmly in sourcing from fresh, local farms. In fact, virtually all ingredients found in Orijen dog food recipes are sourced within one-hundred kilometres from their manufacturing facility. As a result, Champion Pet Foods have won more awards than any other pet food maker in the world.

Made with some of the highest meat inclusion among all commercial pet foods, Orijen is modeled off of the natural diet of whole prey animals, like wolves. Orijen’s high protein content not only results in an irresistible food choice for fussy dogs, it also packs plenty of nutrient-dense ingredients to give high-energy canines the fuel they need for maximum performance.

There are several unique formulations to choose from; poultry, fish, red meat, and more. Thinking of trying a unique flavour combination for your pooch? Consider Orijen Tundra, with fresh goat, wild boar, venison, arctic char, free-run duck, and more – all in one kibble! Many Orijen formulas are available in freeze-dried raw, too. 

Highlights of Orijen Dog Food:

  • Made in Alberta
  • Self-manufactured
  • Whole-prey, high meat inclusion
  • Grain-free, all-life stage formulas
  • Fresh ingredients sourced from local farms
  • Food type: dry kibble, dehydrated raw
  • Size options:
    • Dry kibble: 2kg, 6kg, 11.4kg
    • Dehydrated raw: 170g, 454g
  • Price: $$$  

#6: v-Planet

v-Planet dog food has been available in Canada for just over one year, making their debut in November of 2018. v-Planet’s parent company, v-dog, has consistently produced high quality, human-grade dog foods in California since 2005, and is one of the best selling plant-based dog foods in the USA. v-Planet is the only vegan dog food to make our 2020 Top Canadian Dog Foods List.

So what makes the v-Planet brand unique? Their foods are entirely plant based. This means that there are no meat, eggs, dairy, or animal products in any of their recipes. Instead, v-Planet is made from highly nutritious plant-based ingredients like peas, whole oats, brown rice, and quinoa. v-Planet is the most complete plant-based commercial dog food in Canada. 

Plant-based and vegan dog foods have been a popular choice for dogs suffering from meat-protein allergies, and are often recommended by veterinarians. In addition, recent trends towards cruelty-free, eco-friendly pet ownership have resulted in a surge in demand for plant-based dog foods. v-Planet is meeting that demand with their innovative formula, available in regular-sized kibbles and mini bites. 

v-Planet is complete and balanced to meet the unique nutritional needs of adult dogs of all shapes and sizes, and is more affordable than other Canadian-made vegan dog foods. 

Highlights of v-planet dog food:

  • Made in Ontario
  • Completely plant-based; no animal ingredients
  • Great hypoallergenic option for allergy-prone dogs
  • Regular bites, and small bites
  • Food type: dry kibble
  • Size options: 4.4lb, 15lb
  • Price $$

#7: Acana

Acana, the sister brand to Orijen, is also made in Alberta by Champion Pet Foods. Using the same quality ingredients, and the same award-winning manufacturing practices, Acana is among the most popular health-food brands for dogs today. So what is the difference between Acana and Orijen? Simply put, the difference is meat inclusion. Acana’s formulas are made with up to 70% meat, whereas Orijen’s meat content can tip the scales at around 85%.

What really makes Acana stand out is their unmatched selection of formulas. For dogs needing limited-protein options, the Acana Singles line offers single-protein, all-life-stage foods in lamb, duck, pork, and pilchard. There are also several multi-protein formulas in the Acana Regionals line; poultry, fish, and red meat blends.  This is all in addition to the impressive whole fruit and vegetable medleys found in all Acana dog foods.

Considering the multitude of formulas available, it’s no wonder Acana is a popular option for rotation-based diets. There are so many unique flavours to switch between!

Highlights of Acana Dog Food:

  • Made in Alberta
  • Self-manufactured
  • Numerous formulas to choose from; single-protein, and multi-protein options
  • Fresh, whole ingredients sourced from local farms
  • Grain-free and grain-friendly options
  • Food type: dry kibble
  • Size options: 2kg, 6kg, 11.4kg, 17kg
  • Price: $$

 #8: FirstMate

The history of British Columbia-based FirstMate is a rich and interesting one with its beginnings in commercial fishing. Decades later, FirstMate is still a family owned and operated company, taking great pride in the quality, safety and performance of their products. FirstMate’s Executive Vice President is a Veterinarian and Pet Nutritionist, reinforcing their commitment to quality and nutritional excellence.  

With an impressive lineup of eight grain-free formulas, FirstMate has a recipe suitable for dogs of all life stages. In addition to using only wild-caught fish, FirstMate never uses ingredients with hormones, antibiotics, or GMO’s. FirstMate’s grain-free recipes include: pacific ocean fish large breed, chicken with blueberries, chicken with blueberries small bites, pacific ocean fish weight control, pacific ocean fish puppy, Australian lamb, Australian lamb small bites, pacific ocean fish original, and pacific ocean fish original small bites. Considering a less-expensive, high-quality food for your dog? Go with FirstMate’s grain-inclusive line: chicken, lamb, or fish. These formulas are complemented with whole oats, one of the healthiest grains on the planet.

Highlights of FirstMate Dog Foods:

  • Made in British Columbia
  • Family owned
  • Self-manufactured
  • Eight grain-free and three grain-friendly options
  • Value-priced, grain-inclusive options
  • Food type: dry kibble, cans
  • Size options: 2.3kg, 6.6kg, 13kg
  • Price $-$$

#9: GO! Solutions

GO! Solutions is one of three brands made by British Columbia-based Petcurean. 

With higher than average meat inclusion, Go! Solutions is a super-palatable option for even the fussiest canines. A higher meat content comes with a slightly higher price tag, but it is well worth it for picky pups. Go! Solutions’ nutrient-dense, grain-free, and potato-free diets are made without hormones, antibiotics, or artificial preservatives. The limited-ingredient nature of Go! Solutions’ formulas make them a wonderful choice for dogs with food allergies and sensitivities.

Go! Solutions’ five lines offer the following recipes:

  • Carnivore: salmon & cod, lamb & wild boar, turkey & duck puppy, turkey & duck adult, turkey & duck senior.
  • Sensitivities: duck, salmon, venison, turkey, pollock, and lamb. 
  • Skin + Coat Care: salmon, lamb, and chicken. 
  • Sensitivity + Shine: duck.

All Go! Solutions formulas are uniquely designed to help pet owners manage their pet’s protein, fat, and carbohydrate intake. With multiple mouth-watering recipes to choose from, Go! Solutions dog foods will satisfy your dog’s inner carnivore.

Petcurean is also an environmentally-progressive company. They are currently in the process of developing 100% recyclable bags. This can be a complicated process, as the plastic interior lining is essential to keeping their products fresh and safe. Many of the other products that Petcurean makes are completely recyclable, too. On staff, Petcurean has the backing of their Senior Nutritionist; a Ph.D. in companion animal nutrition, with a master’s degree in human nutrition. 

Highlights of GO! Dog Foods:

  • Made in Fraser Valley, British Columbia.
  • Self-manufactured.
  • Limited-ingredients.
  • High meat content. 
  • Great choice for fussy dogs.
  • Environmentally-conscious ethics. 
  • Size options: 3.5lb, 12lb, 22lb. 
  • Price $$-$$$

#10: PetKind

The Canadian kings of tripe for dogs. PetKind has built their brand on the backbone of tripe, and it’s numerous nutritional benefits for our canine friends. Whether it’s their foods or treats, tripe remains a focal point of all PetKind products. The result is an excellent line of dogs foods made with the highest-quality, human-grade ingredients for maximum nutrition. 

From sourcing to production, PetKind is Canadian-minded company. All ingredients are sourced within Canada except the Lamb Tripe (New Zealand), Quinoa (Canada and Peru), and fruits and veggies (USA).

PetKind’s dog food line consists of seven grain-free formulas – all containing tripe: green beef tripe, green tripe & wild salmon, green tripe & bison, and green lamb tripe. 

PetKind also offers three poultry-free formulas to suit the hypoallergenic needs of dogs with allergies: venison tripe, lamb & lamb tripe, and green tripe & read meat. 

Highlights of Petkind Dog Foods:

  • Made in Surrey, British Columbia
  • Made with nutrient-rich tripe
  • 7 grain-free formulas
  • Potato-free
  • Ingredients sourced from Canada, USA, and New Zealand
  • Food type: dry kibble, cans
  • Size options: 6lb, 14lb, 25lb
  • Price $$

#11: Holistic Blend

Holistic Blend is made by My Healthy Pet, a family-owned Canadian company in business since 1993. All ingredients used in Holistic Blend exceed FDA guidelines for human consumption, meaning they are of the highest quality available. Their ingredients are sources from Canada, USA, and New Zealand. Holistic Blend is manufactured in Boucherville, Quebec. 

Holistic Blend consists of three lines of food: grain-free, grain-inclusive, and phytoextrogen-free recipes. The Holistic Blend grain-free line has two formulations: turkey and salmon, and marine 5 fish. Both formulas contain an impressive number of fruits and veggies. The Holistic Blend grain-inclusive diets consist of chicken and rice, and lamb and rice. 

The new Holistic Blend Phytoestrogen-Free formula is unique in the sense that it does not contain ingredients believed to compromise reproductive functions in dogs, like lentils. This formula is often used by breeders to ensure their breeding dogs have the highest fertility levels possible. 

Highlights of Holistic Blend Dog Foods:

  • Made in Boucherville, Quebec
  • Family-owned
  • Ingredients sourced from Canada, USA, and New Zealand 
  • Grain-free, and grain-inclusive options
  • Breeder-friendly phytoestrogen-free formula.
  • Food type: dry kibble
  • Size options: 
  • Grain-inclusive: 2.5lb, 8lb, 30lb
  • Grain-free: 3lb, 7lb, 25lb
  • Phytoestrogen-free: 11lb, 35lb
  • Price $$

#12: Horizon

Authentic. Regional. Affordable. That’s Horizon’s mantra.

Independently owned by two Saskatchewan-based families, Horizon have been producing top-quality pet foods for over a decade. Being experts in agriculture, Horizon strongly believes in being a transparent company. From everything from ingredient sourcing, to manufacturing, to food in your pet’s bowl, Horizon wants you to know they have nothing to hide. They offer five formulas made with human-grade meats, without the use of GMO’s, hormones, steroids, by-products or artificial preservatives. Many of Horizon’s ingredients are locally sourced, and are processed in their two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Rosthern, Saskatchewan. 

Horizon’s five grain-free lines offer the following recipes:

  • Taiga: chicken, and pork
  • Amicus: chicken, salmon, lamb, and tri-protein (turkey, chicken, salmon)
  • Complete: all life stage chicken, large breed adult, large breed puppy, and senior/weight management
  • Legacy: adult chicken and turkey, fish, and puppy
  • Pulsar: chicken, turkey, fish, lamb, and pork

Highlights of Horizon Dog Foods:

  • Made in Saskatchewan
  • Family owned
  • Self-manufactured
  • Plenty of recipes to choose from, great for rotation diets
  • Grain-free and grain-friendly options
  • Made with fresh, local ingredients
  • Size Options 4kg, 11.4kg
  • Price $-$$

#13: Now Fresh

Now Fresh is the sister brand to Go! Solutions, made by Petcurean. With thirteen dog food formulas, Now Fresh has one of the largest selections of any super-premium Canadian brand. All Now Fresh formulas are free from grain, gluten, and chicken, and use the highest quality market-fresh ingredients available. 

Due to it’s modest meat inclusion when compared to Go! Solutions, Now Fresh is a more affordable dog food option, as it is the meat content that largely dictates the price. With a multitude of formulas available, many dog owners choose to rotate among them to get the best of each formula. Now Fresh is available in the following grain-free recipes: puppy chicken, adult chicken, senior chicken, adult fish, adult red meat, small breed fish, small breed senior, large breed puppy, large breed adult, and large breed senior. 

Highlights of NOW Fresh Dog Foods:

  • Made in Fraser Valley, British Columbia
  • Wide variety of formulas
  • More affordable than other high-meat inclusion dog foods
  • Great choice for rotation diets
  • Self-manufactured
  • Environmentally-conscious ethics
  • Food type: dry kibble, cans
  • Size options: 6lb, 12lb, 25lb 
  • Price $$

#14: Boréal

After more than twenty years of manufacturing high-quality pet foods, Boréal has consistently been among the top dog food brands in Canada. Boréal’s approach to canine health focuses on grain-free formulas with high-quality meats, and using nutritious low-glycemic carbohydrates like peas and beans. Boréal’s recipes are modeled after the diets of ancient canines that lived in the wilds of the Boréal forests in North America. They offer three lines of dog food: Boréal Original, Boréal Vital, and Boréal Proper. 

Boréal Original is available in the following formulations: salmon, turkey, lamb, and small breed duck. Boréal Vital is available in: chicken, whitefish, red meat, and large breed chicken. Boréal Proper proper is available in: chicken, ocean fish, large breed red meat, and large breed chicken. All formulas are potato free, and utilize a limited ingredient philosophy. This is great for dogs with food allergies and sensitivities. 

Highlights of Boreal Dog Foods:

  • Made in Ontario
  • Most ingredients sourced from Canada; Lamb imported from New Zealand
  • Affordable, healthy options for the price-conscious consumer
  • Limited ingredient, potato free
  • Food type: dry kibble, canned
  • Size options: 2kg, 4kg, 11kg
  • Price $-$$

#15: Kasiks

Kasiks is another wonderful brand by family-owned Taplow Ventures, and is the sister brand to FirstMate. Like FirstMate, Kasiks is also manufactured in their production plant in British Columbia. Just like FirstMate, all Kasiks products are held to the same high standard of ingredient sourcing and state of the art manufacturing processes. The Kasiks line consists of three grain-free formulas: free-run chicken, free-range lamb, and wild pacific ocean fish. These recipes are low-glycemic, potato free, gluten free, and use single meat proteins. Kasiks is also very competitively priced, providing great value and high quality nutrition at the same time. Kasiks foods are highly digestible, as they are high in dietary fibre; a great choice for dogs with sensitive stomachs. In addition, all Kasiks formulas contain antioxidant ingredients like blueberries, cranberries, and raspberries.

Highlights of Kasiks Dog Foods:

  • Family owned
  • Self-manufactured
  • Single meat proteins
  • Low glycemic
  • Very affordable
  • Food type: dry kibble
  • Size options: 5lb, 25lb
  • Price $

#16: Pronature

With three main lines, Pronature Original, Pronature Life, and Pronature Holistic, there are a whopping nineteen recipes to choose from. Many of Pronature’s formulas contain nutrient-dense superfood ingredients like chia, kale, cranberries, juniper berries, and more. Pronature was founded in Quebec in 1969, by PLB International; a family owned business. Pronature has been making high-quality pet foods ever since. All Pronature products are manufactured in their Boucherville, Quebec facility. 

Starting with Pronature Originals, this line of grain-inclusive dog foods uses whole barley and oatmeal as a means of keeping nutrition high and costs low. The Pronature Originals line is a good value for dog owners on a budget. Pronature Life is another line of four grain-inclusive formulas, free from corn, wheat, and soy. Kale, spinach, broccoli and other healthy plant-based ingredients compliment a tasty selection of meat proteins; chicken, salmon, and turkey. Pronature Holistic includes a healthy selection of ten grain-inclusive formulas. From limited-ingredient options for allergy-prone dogs, to small and mini-bite kibbles, Pronature Holistic has you covered. Meat offerings include chicken, duck, turkey, and fish.

Highlights of Pronature Dog Foods:

  • Made in Boucherville, Quebec
  • Three unique dog food lines to pick from
  • Wide selection, great for rotation-diets
  • Affordable options
  • Family-owned
  • Food type: Dry kibble
  • Size options: 2.27kg, 11.33kg, 18kg.
  • Price $$

 

#17: 1st Choice

Just like Pronature, 1st Choice is family-owned by PLB International. As an innovative company, 1st Choice was created in 1990, and was the first premium pet food to use fresh chicken in their recipes. Fast forward to today, 1st Choice now manufactures 18 unique recipes for dogs of all ages, breeds, and conditions. 

For dogs with reactive, or hypersensitive skin, consider 1st Choice Derma; it is specially formulated to reduce skin inflammation, itching, and irritation. 1st Choice also makes dental health, performance, hypoallergenic, and grain-free formulations for puppies, adult, and senior dogs. 1st Choice is progessive-minded company, committed to reducing their ecological footprint. When it comes to sourcing their ingredients, priority is given to Quebec and Canadian suppliers where available. The fish used in 1st Choice products come from fisheries belonging to Ocean Trust; an organization committed to improving sustainability and environmentally-responsible fishing practices.  

Highlights of 1st Choice Dog Foods:

  • Made in Boucherville, Quebec.
  • Eighteen formulas to choose from.
  • Many specialized formulas: dental health, hypoallergenic, high-energy, etc. 
  • Food type: dry kibble.
  • Size options: 2kg, 12kg.
  • Price $$

#18: Canadian Naturals

Based out of British Columbia and Alberta, Canadian Supreme Pet Foods has roots in the pet industry for more than thirty years, making high-quality pet foods. With four unique lines, spanning fifteen recipes, Canadian Naturals has a product to meet any dog’s special dietary needs. 

The Canadian Naturals Original line is all turkey-based, with healthy plant-based ingredients like brown rice, oatmeal, broccoli, spinach, and blueberries. In addition to their flagship all-life-stage formula, the Canadian Naturals Original line has both large-breed, and small-breed specific formulas.For dogs in need of a more simplified food, Canadian Naturals offers a line of grain-free, limited-ingredient diets. These foods use less-common meat sources like duck, venison, salmon, and pork. Canadian Naturals also offers two value-priced lines: one is grain-free, and the other is grain-inclusive. These options are smart choices for the health conscious pet owner on a tight budget. Flavours include chicken, whitefish, red meat, and pork for the grain-free value series, and lamb, chicken, and pork for the grain-inclusive value series. 

Highlights of Canadian Naturals Dog Foods:

  • Made in British Columbia/Alberta
  • Four distinct lines of dog food
  • Healthy, whole grains
  • Value-priced, affordable options
  • Food type: dry kibble
  • Size options: 5lb, 15lb, 30lb
  • Price $-$$

#19: Summit

In addition to Go! Solutions and Now Fresh, Petcurean also manufactures Summit. Summit is made in Fraser Valley, British Columbia, and is made to the same high standards as all Petcurean products. 

All Summit formulas come as a three-meat recipe, containing chicken, lamb, and salmon. Summit has 4 formula options: puppy, adult, large breed, and reduced calorie. In addition to their palatable meat medleys, Summit formulas also include oatmeal, brown rice, barely, flaxseed, egg, and other wholesome, nutrient-dense ingredients. Aside from the quality, the biggest benefit to Summit is the value. Summit is an excellent option for dog owners looking to feed a high-quality dog food on a budget. 

Highlights of Summit Dog Foods:

  • Made in Fraser Valley, British Columbia
  • Self-manufactured
  • Value priced
  • Multiple-meat formulations
  • Food type: dry kibble 
  • Size options: 28lb
  • Price $

#20 Rollover

Rollover is a small, family-oriented company, and has been in the pet industry for decades. Rollover’s dog foods are made as a semi-soft roll-style product, making it the only product of its kind on the 2020 Top 10 Canadian Dog Food Rankings

Manufactured in their High River, Alberta facility, Rollover strives to only source their raw materials from human-grade, CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) approved suppliers.  Rollover prides themselves on not mass-producing their product, instead focusing on smaller batches with greater attentive care. Rollover dog foods come in three lines: grain-free, premium, and super premium recipes. 

Rollover’s grain-free line consists of beef or salmon. Rollover’s premium line consists of beef, lamb, chicken, and turkey. And finally, Rollover’s super premium line consists of wild pacific salmon, beef, lamb, and turkey. 

Highlights of Rollover Dog Foods:

  • Made in High River, Alberta. 
  • Self-manufactured.
  • 3 unique lines of dog food.
  • Very palatable, great for fussy dogs, or as a food topper.
  • Food type: semi-soft roll.
  • Size options: 454g, 800g, 908g.
  • Price: $$