Unfortunately, some formulas in the market did not meet the minimum nutritional guidelines for a good dog food, which needs to contain highly digestible meat protein as one of the top main ingredients. The majorities of these commercial brand foods have corn meal, ground yellow corn, meat and bone meal or by-product meal as their main ingredients.
Most of these companies are in the business for the money, which means cheap, poor food products that do not cost the company a lot of money to put together but will yield the high return on their pocketbooks. And some of these foods are actually killing the dogs within a few weeks of eating them, causing severe kidney and liver damage and a lot of other illnesses. Here are the 7 Worst Consumer Rated Dry Dog Food Brands for 2017.
1.ALPO BRAND DOG FOOD:
This dog food includes a controversial ingredient like garlic in its kibble. Critics claim that Garlic can lead to Heinz body anemia, which could damage the blood of a dog. Secondly, it is known to include animal digest which is a chemically hydrolyzed mixture of animal by-products that is usually sprayed onto the surface of a dry kibble to improve its taste. Alpo also contains artificially colored and menadione.