Dog Food Recalls: Is Your Brand on the List?

We have the best, most complete list of dog food recalls. Fully updated with every dog food recall of 2018.

Petful has been researching U.S. dog food recalls for several years now, and we’ve compiled the following list. Is your dog food on our list? Recalls are listed in order from newest to oldest. (Looking for cat food recalls? Go here.)

Dog Food Recall 2018 — Full List

All 2018 dog food recalls are listed in the table below.

Click the links in the table below to see the specific, important details about each recall.

DateBrand NameProduct
Dec. 5, 2018Columbia River Natural Pet FoodsCow Pie
Nov. 29, 2018ELMChicken and Chickpea Recipe
Nov. 28, 2018ANFLamb Meal & Rice Adult Formula
Nov. 27, 2018EvolvePuppy Formula (Chicken & Rice)
Nov. 27, 2018Sportsman’s PrideLarge Breed Puppy Formula dry dog food
Nov. 27, 2018TriumphChicken & Rice Recipe dry dog food
Nov. 20, 2018AboundChicken & Brown Rice Recipe dry dog food
Nov. 20, 2018Nature’s PromiseChicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food
Nov. 9, 2018Natural LifeChicken Meal & Potato Formula dry dog food
Nov. 6, 2018OrlandoChicken & Chickpea dry dog food
Nov. 2, 2018NutriscaChicken and Chickpea Recipe dry dog food
Oct. 25, 2018G & C Raw, LLCMultiple products
Sept. 13, 2018Bravo Packing, Inc.Performance Dog
Sept. 7, 2018Steve’s Real FoodTurducken
Aug. 3, 2018G & C Raw, LLCGround Lamb Dog Food
June 12, 2018Dave’s Pet Food95% Premium Beef
May 23, 2018Merrick, Castor & PolluxBackcountry, Good Buddy beef treats
April 20, 2018OC Raw DogChicken, Fish & Produce + Freeze Dried Sardines
April 16, 2018Vital EssentialsBeef Toppers, Beef Entrée
April 13, 2018TruDogBoost Me
April 13, 2018K9 NaturalChicken Feast
March 26, 2018Darwin’sZooLogics, Natural Selections
March 26, 2018Blue Ridge BeefBRB Complete
March 22, 2018Milo’s KitchenSteak Grillers and Grilled Burger Bites
March 6, 2018Raw Basics, LLCTucker’s Pork-Bison Formula
March 2, 2018Steve’s Real FoodTurkey Canine Recipe
Feb. 24, 2018Vital EssentialsFreeze-Dried Beef Nibblets
Feb. 24, 2018Northwest NaturalsChicken & Salmon Recipe
Feb. 24, 2018TruDogTreat Me Crunchy Beef Delights
Feb. 14, 2018Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits, Ol’ Roy, SkippyVarious canned dog foods
Feb. 11, 2018Darwin’sZooLogics
Feb. 9, 2018Redbarn NaturalsVarious dog treats
Feb. 8, 2018Smokehouse Pet ProductsBeef Munchies dog treats
Feb. 8, 2018Raws for PawsGround Turkey Pet Food
Jan. 15, 2018JustFoodForDogsMeals with green beans

2017 Dog Food Recall List

Here are the dog food recalls from last year. Click the links to see the specific, important details about each recall.

DateBrand NameProduct
Dec. 22, 2017Primal Pet FoodsDog and cat foods
Dec. 8, 2017Darwin’sNatural Selections
June 19, 2017United Pet GroupRawhide chew products (expanded)
June 15, 2017Loving PetsDog treats
June 10, 2017United Pet GroupRawhide chew products
May 6, 2017Smallbatch PetsFrozen dog food
April 18, 2017Party AnimalCanned dog food
March 20, 2017Barnsdale Farms3 Brands of pig ears
March 18, 2017Blue BuffaloCanned dog food
March 18, 2017WellnessCanned dog food
Feb. 28, 2017Blue BuffaloWet dog food
Feb. 28, 2017Evanger’s and Against the GrainBraised Beef & Pulled Beef
Feb. 14, 2017Against the GrainPulled Beef With Gravy
Feb. 13, 2017Blue BuffaloHomestyle Recipe
Feb. 9, 2017Giant Food StoresCompanion canned dog food
Feb. 9, 2017PetSmartChicken and Rice
Feb. 3, 2017Evanger’sHunk of Beef
Jan. 13, 2017Blue Ridge BeefBlue Ridge Beef Frozen Turkey

There were many more dog food recalls before this. Go back in time and browse the 2016 recalls here.

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