Nutro vs Nature's Logic

Nutro vs. Nature's Logic

In this comparison article for Nutro vs Nature's Logic, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare Nutro and Nature's Logic, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best pet food brand for your pet. Factors such as ingredient quality, guaranteed analysis, product safety, brand history, and cost are among the most important factors to consider.

Throughout this Nature's Logic vs Nutro comparison, we've utilized average data to make general comparisons. If you'd like to see individual product reviews, visit our Nutro Review Page or Nature's Logic Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: Nature's Logic vs. Nutro

According to AAFCO, all pet food labels must provide a guaranteed analysis of nutrient content. The analysis must provide guaranteed minimum percentages of crude protein and crude fat, and maximum percentages of crude fiber and moisture.

All percentages used in this comparison are averages reported on a dry matter basis.

Nutro Dog Food vs. Nature's Logic Dog Food

Dry Dog FoodNutroNature's Logic
Crude Protein27.0%37.5%
Crude Fat15.3%15.6%
Crude Fiber4.7%5.5%
Wet/Canned Dog FoodNutroNature's Logic
Crude Protein42.6%41.3%
Crude Fat24.2%26.9%
Crude Fiber6.1%10.7%

Crude Protein Comparison For Dog Food

Protein is an extremely important part of your dog's diet. Without sufficient protein, dogs can develop a wide-range of serious health problems.

Nature's Logic dry dog foods clearly provides more protein than Nutro. In fact, the difference between the protein content is roughly 10.50%, which is a significant amount. For wet dog foods, Nutro and Nature's Logic provide roughly the same amount of protein.

Crude Fat Comparison For Dog Food

Dietary fats serves a multitude of roles in the proper development and function of our canine companions. Here are some of the benefits (not exhaustive):

  • Help produce prostaglandins, which reduce inflammation among other critical functions.
  • Aid in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins
  • Improve skin and coat health
  • Improve the palatially of your dog's food

Both brands provide roughly the same amount of crude fat. For wet dog foods, Nature's Logic typically provides a little more fat (about 2.75% more).

As you can see, Nutro and Nature's Logic guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber. For wet dog foods, Nature's Logic provides more fiber (about 4.58% more).

Nutro Cat Food vs. Nature's Logic Cat Food

Dry Cat FoodNutroNature's Logic
Crude Protein37.3%41.8%
Crude Fat17.2%17.6%
Crude Fiber5.9%5.5%
Wet/Canned Cat FoodNutroNature's Logic
Crude Protein54.8%40.5%
Crude Fat23.1%25%
Crude Fiber5.1%10.7%

Crude Protein Comparison For Cat Food

Protein is an extremely important part of your cat's diet. Without sufficient protein, cats can develop a wide-range of serious health problems.

Nutro dry recipes contain 4.49% less protein than Nature's Logic dry recipes. This difference in protein content is a notable difference between Nature's Logic and Nutro. In addition, Nutro wet cat foods also provide more protein than Nature's Logic wet foods.

Crude Fat Comparison For Cat Food

There are many ways in which dietary fat contributes to the overall health of our feline friends. Here is a short list of benefits provided by fats (not exhaustive):

  • Aid in the digestion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins
  • Improve the health of skin/coat
  • Slow the growth of yeast infections
  • Slow the development and spread of certain type of cancers.
  • Maintain healthy blood pressure

Nutro and Nature's Logic both provide roughly the same amount of crude fat. With regards to wet cat food, Nature's Logic and Nutro also provide roughly the same amount of crude fat.

There is a relatively insignificant difference between the crude fiber content of the two brands. For wet cat foods, Nature's Logic provides more fiber (about 5.59% more).

Nutro Pet Food Ingredients vs. Nature's Logic Pet Food Ingredients

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Nutro.

Bone Broth
Iron Oxide
Pea Protein
Pork Plasma
Whole Wheat
Brewers Rice
Wheat Gluten
Animal Plasma
Caramel Color
Tomato Pomace
Vegetable Oil
Feeding Oatmeal
Dried Corn Syrup
Powdered Cellulose
Dried Tomato Pomace
Pea Protein Isolate
Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols)

We believe that certain pet food ingredients are linked to adverse health affects; these ingredients are classified as harmful.

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by Nutro.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Product Safety: Recall History of Nutro & Nature's Logic?

Nutro has been recalled 4 times.

  • Sept. 30, 2009: small pieces of melted plastic
  • Dec. 13, 2015: Mold
  • May 21, 2009: incorrect levels of zinc and potassium
  • March 16, 2007: Melamine

According to our records, Nature's Logic has never been recalled.

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Dog FoodNutroNature's Logic
Per Pound$2.24$3.89
Per Calorie$0.0014$0.0024
Dry Cat FoodNutroNature's Logic
Per Pound$3.36$4.83
Per Calorie$0.0020$0.0028
Wet Dog FoodNutroNature's Logic
Per Pound$6.55$6.43
Per Calorie$0.0136$0.0139
Wet Cat FoodNutroNature's Logic
Per Pound$7.99$6.37
Per Calorie$0.0167$0.0103

The average cost-per-lb is heavily influenced by the varying amounts of moisture present in each brand's food products (wet vs. dry food, dry vs. freeze-dried food, etc). However, the average cost-per-kcal eliminates the influence of moisture. Therefore, the average cost-per-kcal is the better metric to consider.

If you'd like to calculate the average cost-per-day or cost-pet-year of feeding Nutro or Nature's Logic, input your pet's weight into our cost analyzer widget.

Averages price data can identify whether or not there exists a significant price difference between two brands. However, the actual price that you'll pay for Nutro or Nature's Logic will depend on your shopping habits.

Pet owners who use our price comparison feature typically save more than 25% off retail prices for Nutro and Nature's Logic. In addition, we currently have some great coupons for our readers.

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Where To Buy Nutro Pet Foods

You can purchase Nutro pet foods from the following stores:

77 Recipes In-Stock Today

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Where To Buy Nature's Logic Pet Foods

You can purchase Nature's Logic pet food products from these retailers:

48 Recipes In-Stock Today

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Type Of Pet Foods Available

ProductNutroNature's Logic
Dry Dog Food56 Recipes18 Recipes
Wet Dog Food45 Recipes9 Recipes
Dog Treats12 Treats11 Treats
Dry Cat Food11 Recipes4 Recipes
Wet Cat Food41 Recipes6 Recipes
Cat TreatsNoneNone

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