What are the best vegan dog foods? (2)

‍Compare the most popular vegan dog food brands in the United States and discover the right one for your pupper. Find out about whether the makers are vegan, prices, protein and nutrition, review scores, ingredients, and more. The dog food manufacturers we cover include covered include: V-Dog, Natural Balance, Evolution, Wild Earth, and Amì. At the moment we only include dry food and kibble in this guide.

The brands of vegan dog kibble that we explore


Everyone wants a happy and healthy companion animal, and if you’re a vegan in America, you don’t need to compromise on what you feed your pups! There’s plenty of evidence that dogs can thrive on a vegan diet, and there are lots of great vegan dog foods available.‍ We’ll guide you through the most popular vegan dog food brands and products in the US, so you can make the best choice for your dog’s needs and your budget—and we know your dogs are worth every cent!

All of the products we mention are vegan, plant-based, and free from animal products, including:

  • Amì Vegan Dog Food.

  • Evolution Diet Gourmet Fondue.

  • Evolution Diet Gourmet Maximum Life.

  • Evolution Diet Gourmet Ultra Life Organic.

  • Halo Garden of Vegan.

  • Natural Balance Vegetarian Formula.

  • V-Dog Kind Kibble.

  • Wild Earth Clean Protein kibble.

The information we’ve compared for vegan dog kibble


Every vegan will have different priorities when it comes to choosing the right dog food. We’ve included information on the following areas to help you decide what’s right for you:

  • Whether the maker of the dog kibble is vegan.
  • The price per bag and weight of the kibble.
  • The price per pound of the kibble so you can easily compare costs.
  • How much it will cost to feed dogs of various sizes.
  • The amount of protein and other ingredients in the kibble.
  • Average reviews.

Let’s get into it.

Is the dog food made by a vegan company?


Many dog food manufacturers make vegan kibble and cans, but some of those businesses do make other food that contains animal products. If you’d prefer to buy dog food from companies that only make vegan products, read on. The table below lists all of the dog food brands that we’ve reviewed and tells you if they only make vegan products and if we believe they are a vegan business.

 

Manufacturer

Only makes vegan products?

Is a vegan business?

V-Dog

Yes

Yes

Amì

Yes

Yes

Wild Earth

Yes

Uncertain

Evolution Diet

Yes

Yes

Natural Balance

No

No

Halo dog food

No

No

How much does vegan dog food cost per bag?


Vegan dog kibble comes in all sorts of bag sizes and weights. Here’s the largest sized bags that each kibble comes in, and the approximate price for those bags.

 

Manufacturer name

Kibble name

Bag weight

Bag price

Amì

Vegan Dog Food

27.5 lbs
$75
Halo

Garden of Vegan

21 lbs
$70
Wild Earth

Clean Protein

18 lbs
$70
Evolution Diet

Gourmet Ultra Life Organic

40 lbs
$170
Evolution Diet

Gourmet Maximum Life

40 lbs
$120
Evolution Diet

Gourmet Fondue

40 lbs
$90
Natural Balance

Vegetarian Formula

28 lbs
$55
V-Dog

Kind Kibble

30 lbs
$70

How much does vegan dog food cost per lb?


With all the different bag sizes and weights, it can be difficult to really understand how much you would spend to feed your dog vegan kibble. Fear not, we’ve worked out the cost per pound and cost per cup, so you can do a side-by-side comparison. Here they are, from least to most expensive.

 

Manufacturer

Kibble

Price per lb

Price per cup

Natural Balance

Vegetarian Formula

$2.00

$0.50

Evolution Diet

Gourmet Fondue

$2.25

$0.55

V-Dog

Kind Kibble

$2.35

$0.58

Amì

Vegan Dog Food

$2.75

$0.68

Evolution Diet

Gourmet Maximum Life

$3.05

$0.75

Halo

Garden of Vegan

$3.35

$0.85

Wild Earth

Clean Protein

$3.90

$1.00

Evolution Diet

Gourmet Ultra Life Organic

$4.25

$1.05

How much will it cost to feed your dog vegan kibble? 


While it’s important to compare prices for vegan dog food, what you really want to know is how much it’s going to cost to feed your faithful companion. Based on standard feeding recommendations, learn how much it will cost a month to feed a small dog (12 – 20lb in weight) and a medium dog (35 – 50lb in weight).

 

Manufacturer

Kibble

Small dog $ per mth

Med dog $ per mth

Natural Balance

Vegetarian Formula

$20
$38
Evolution Diet

Gourmet Fondue

$23
$42
V-Dog

Kind Kibble

$24
$45
Amì

Vegan Dog Food

$28
$52
Evolution Diet

Gourmet Maximum Life

$31
$57
Halo