The 8 Best Low Fat Dog Foods

By Kevin Myers | 2021 Update

✓ Reviewed by Dr. Sara Redding Ochoa, DVM

More Top-Rated low fat dog foods

11. Wellness — Grain-Free Reduced Fat Recipe

Wellness has designed this grain-free diet with extreme care which makes it ideal for dogs with allergies. Fortified with taurine, this formula is great for your dog’s heart as well. Not to mention, this dog food has no artificial flavors or colors and is devoid of wheat, corn, and soy.

Analysis: Protein (min.) 33%, Fat (min.) 10-12%, Fiber (max.) 12%, Moisture (max.) 10%

Form: Dry

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Deboned Turkey, 2. Turkey Meal, 3. Chicken Meal, 4. Potatoes, 5. Peas


12. Eagle Pack — Reduced Fat Adult Formula

Eagle Pack has designed this formula with 35% reduced-fat for efficient weight control in dogs. It uses a blend of chicken and pork meals as its protein sources and contains glucosamine hydrochloride for improving joint mobility and strength. Also, it contains no by-products or artificial colors and flavors.

Caloric content (per kg): 3,240 kcal

Analysis: Protein (min.) 24%, Fat (min.) 6%, Fiber (max.) 4%, Moisture (max.) 10%


13. Nutro Ultra — Weight Management Dry Dog Food

Nutro is known to produce some high-quality stuff in the dog food industry and this product is no exception. They use 3 protein sources for this formula to find the right blend of amino acids and fortify the recipe with antioxidants…

Suitable for: Adult

Caloric content (per kg): 3348 kcal

Analysis: Protein (min.) 23%, Fat (min.) 10%, Fiber (max.) 4%, Moisture (max.) 10%


14. Hill’s Science Diet — Large-Breed Light Recipe

Hill’s Science Diet’s weight control formula contains 18% fewer  calories than its regular diet. This reduces the caloric content which allows excess fat in the body to be burned. With glucosamine and chondroitin, it’s also perfect for dogs with weaker joints as these supplements help improve joint mobility. For a healthier immune system, Hill’s adds a blend of vitamin E, C, and antioxidants.

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Chicken Meal, 2. Cracked Pearl Barley, 3. Pea Fiber, 4. Whole Grain Wheat, 5. Whole Grain Corn


15. Purina ONE — Smartblend Healthy Weight Adult Formula

This formula has 25% less fat and 15% fewer calories than Purina’s regular dog food. It also contains Omega-6 fatty acids to give your dog a smooth, shiny coat.

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Turkey, 2. Rice Flour, 3. Soybean Meal, 4. Corn Gluten Meal, 5. Chicken By-Product Meal

Analysis: Protein (min.) 27%, Fat (min.) 8%, Fiber (max.) 5.5%, Moisture (max.) 12%


16. Purina Pro Plan — Shredded Blend Weight Management Formula for Adults

Life Stage: Adult

Analysis: Protein (min.) 25%, Fat (min.) 8%, Fiber (max.) 5.5%, Moisture (max.) 12%

Top 5 Ingredients: 1. Chicken, 2. Rice Flour, 3. Whole Grain Corn, 4. Corn Germ Meal, 5. Poultry By-Product Meal Pea-Free


17. Iams — ProActive Health Adult Healthy Weight Dry Dog Food

If your dog gets less than twenty minutes of exercise per day, then it’s more prone to packing on the pounds. Iams’ ProActive Health Formula can help you combat weight gain by reducing its fat content by 16% when compared to their regular adult formula. It’s also free of artificial fillers and preservatives.

Analysis: Protein (min.) 20%, Fat (min.) 9%, Fiber (max.) 5%, Moisture (max.) 10%


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