Why Limited Ingredient Dog Food?


Many people have taken a “limited ingredient” approach to their diets. Now they are taking a simple ingredient approach to their pets’ nutrition, and looking for the best limited ingredient dog food.  


Also known as simple ingredient or minimal ingredient dog food, these formulas make it easier to know exactly what your dog is eating.  


When you want to understand what your dog is eating, we have dog food products with few ingredients that meet their nutritional needs. 

Explore Brands Offering Limited Ingredient Dog Food

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Beyond’s recipes feature purposeful ingredients and added vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Discover our limited ingredient recipes, options with USDA organic ingredients and nourishing superfoods, and mixers for digestive and immune support. 

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Purina ONE

Purina ONE® pet food expertly combines natural, high-quality ingredients to create nutrition that can lead to visible differences in your pet's health. 

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Pro Plan

Purina Pro Plan is the most advanced nutrition for your pet’s best life. That’s why we’re proud to offer a full spectrum of performance and specialized nutrition formulas, including options that support healthy aging, reduce cat allergens, provide guaranteed live probiotics, and more. Try Pro Plan today and discover what advanced nutrition can do. 

Benefits of Limited Ingredient Dog Food

  • Simple, quality ingredients 
  • Limited ingredients 
  • Bold flavors dogs love 
  • 100% complete and balanced for adult dogs 

Learn More About Limited Ingredient Dog Food and Feeding

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A dog’s health depends on receiving the right nutrients, from water and protein to fat and carbohydrates. Learn about your dog’s basic nutritional needs here.
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Thinking of feeding a limited ingredient dog food? Learn more about limited ingredient recipes and formulas, and whether this option is right for your dog.