Authority Canned Dog Food | Review | Rating | Recalls

Authority canned dog food receives the Advisor’s mid-tier rating of 3 stars.
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Authority Dog Food, the in-store brand of PetSmart, is a decent brand and reasonably priced. The brand has high quality proteins as the first ingredients, and a nice amount of whole grains and vegetables. What makes Authority really stand out though, is that it does not include any by-products at all. The use of quality ingredients, variety of foods for dogs with different needs, plus the reasonable price, make this a 4 star rating.
Some Authority Canned Dog Food is highly rated and often $1.00 per can at PetSmart
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I use Purina One Smartblend Bison and Purina lamb Beyond. I’ve used all the expensive high end dog foods only to throw a lot of it out and have dogs end up with diarrhea or throwing up food. Purina dog food works for us. I have 20 dogs. I also give the dogs raw turkey and chicken, noodles with kale and tomatoes, and hard boiled eggs. No treats because dogs don’t need the extra calories. A treat is a piece of apple, tomato, or a carrot. For once, I found a good dry food that they all like and will eat with no waste or illnesses. I think these ratings are total BS and people should buy what works for them rather than what an “authority” recommends. Authority Grain Free Dog Food receives the Advisor’s second-highest tier rating of 4 stars.
Photo provided by FlickrThe carbohydrate component of Authority dog food formulas is usually consists of brown rice, corn, and oat groats.
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Authority is a plant-based dry dog food using a moderate amount of chicken or lamb meals as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 3.5 stars.Authority Grain Free is a plant-based dry dog food using a moderate amount of chicken meal as its main source of animal protein, thus earning the brand 4 stars.Authority is a meat-based canned dog food using a moderate amount of named meats as its main sources of animal protein, thus earning the brand 3 stars.It’s so frustrating when you don’t know the cause! I had that happen recently with one of my cats. As far as the Royal canin goes, it might not be rated very high on this site, but it sounds like it is rated 5 star for your dog right now.
I wonder if the food was stored improperly by the warehouse or store. It’s been so darn hot here already this summer, I’ve been storing my extra bag of kibble in the fridge.
I hope you can find a food that is less expensive to transition to that works well for your dog. What were you feeding before the Authority? I just bought a large bag of Authority Grain Free for my 3 dogs. All weigh less than 30 lbs. After a little over a week, the youngest, 8 months, did not want to eat it at all, and only ate it because there was nothing else available. The other two dogs ate it but began scratching themselves like they had fleas, which they do not have. The only thing which had changed in their environment was the dog food. There must be an ingredient in this food which causes severe itching, and I’m switching back to Purina Beyond Grain Free, which they had been on previously and had caused no problems with eating or itching.We had our Mastiff on Nutro but our sweet baby later started scratching non stop and shedding very bad. Seems to be a common occurrence with Nuto after reading through some of these reviews. We have since switched to Authority grain free with different “flavors” of Simply Nourish 5-6lb bags like Lamb & Oatmeal, Limited Ingredient Sweet Potato & Salmon, Chicken & Brown Rice, etc… and her itching was gone and shedding decreased dramatically. Not trying to sell anyone on those 2 brands of food but i will say if your dog is shedding and itching a lot switch away from Nutro. Not sure what has happened to this product since it use to be great.