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The Best Dog Food Brands For a Pitbull (2024)

Pitbulls are a strong, energetic and athletic dog breed that require a nutritionally balanced dog food diet. The breed has a huge appetite and can consume a large amount of kibble in a very short amount of time. It’s important to control your Pitbull’s calorie intake and keep feedings on a strict schedule. 

By weight, the National Research Council of the National Academies recommends an average daily caloric intake between 922 and 1740 calories for an active adult Pitbull weighing between 30-70 pounds. In addition to a high caloric intake, Pitbulls need a complete and balanced diet that is packed with rich proteins, complex carbohydrates and healthy animal fats.

Finding a nutritionally optimum dog food brand for your Pitbull is no easy task. There’s thousands of dog food brands all claiming to be the best for a Pitbull.

So what is the best dog food for a Pitbull? Our team of dog food nutritionists researched and analyzed over 1800 brands of dog food for the very best based off the nutritional needs of a Pitbull. Here are the best dog food brands for a Pitbull for 2022.

To qualify each dog food brand must meet the following requirements:

  • Real Meat is the #1 Ingredient
  • High Protein Level (25.0% min)
  • High Fat Level (12.0% min)
  • Protein and Fat Level Balance
  • No Corn, Wheat or Soy
  • No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives
  • Exceeds AAFCO Standards

Taste of the Wild® High Prairie Dry Dog Food

Taste of the Wild High Prairie Dry Dog Food meets all requirements of a perfect dry dog food for a Pitbull. Real buffalo is the #1 ingredient found in High Prairie. Buffalo is protein rich along with additional ingredients including; lamb meal, chicken meal, venison, beef and bison.

Packed with real meat and wholesome vegetables, this diet mimics that of the Pitbull’s ancestral generation. Additionally, Taste of the Wild High Prairie delivers rich antioxidants like tomatoes, blueberries and raspberries that help deliver a healthy immune system as well. Made in the USA, Taste of the Wild is manufactured and sold by Diamond Pet Food. Taste of the Wild is one of the most popular among Pitbull owners. 

Ingredients: Buffalo, lamb meal, chicken meal, sweet potatoes, peas, potatoes, canola oil, egg product, roasted bison, roasted venison, beef, natural flavor, tomato pomace, potato protein, pea protein, ocean fish meal, salt, choline chloride, dried chicory root, tomatoes, blueberries, raspberries, yucca schidigera extract, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus reuteri fermentation product, vitamin E supplement, iron proteinate, zinc proteinate, copper proteinate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, copper sulfate, potassium iodide, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), manganese proteinate, manganous oxide, ascorbic acid, vitamin A supplement, biotin, niacin, calcium pantothenate, manganese sulfate, sodium selenite, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin (vitamin B2), vitamin D supplement, folic acid. Contains a source of live, naturally occurring microorganisms.

Caloric Content: 3,719 kcal/kg, 370 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
CRUDE PROTEIN 32.0 % min
CRUDE FAT 18.0% min
CRUDE FIBER 4.0% max
MOISTURE 10.0% max
ZINC 150 mg/kg min
SELENIUM 0.35 mg/kg min
VITAMIN E 150 IU/kg min min
TAURINE 0.12% min


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Dr. Janet Evans

it's my pleasure to welcome you to our series on the Dog Food Network. With a deep passion for canine nutrition and years of experience in veterinary medicine, I've dedicated much of my career to understanding what makes a healthy diet for our furry friends. The journey towards optimal health for our dogs begins with the right nutrition, and it's this belief that has motivated me to share my knowledge and insights with you through these articles.

Dr. Janet Evans