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Tylee's vs Solid Gold

Tylee's vs. Solid Gold

In this comparison article for Tylee's vs Solid Gold, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare Tylee's and Solid Gold, 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 Solid Gold vs Tylee's comparison, we've utilized average data to make general comparisons. If you'd like to see individual product reviews, visit our Tylee's Review Page or Solid Gold Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: Solid Gold vs. Tylee's

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.

Tylee's Dog Food vs. Solid Gold Dog Food

Dry Dog Food Tylee's Solid Gold
Crude Protein 45.6% 30.2%
Crude Fat 33.3% 14.7%
Crude Fiber 6.8% 5.5%
Wet/Canned Dog Food Tylee's Solid Gold
Crude Protein 40.9% 41.8%
Crude Fat 22.8% 24.8%
Crude Fiber 8.2% 6.2%

Crude Protein Comparison For Dog Food

Dogs require twenty-two amino acids to sustain life. Twelve of these amino acids are synthesized naturally, the remaining ten are consumed. Protein is the nutrient which provides some or all of these ten essential amino acids.

On average, Tylee's dry dog food recipes contain 15.42% more protein than Solid Gold recipes. Clearly, there is a significant difference between the protein content of Solid Gold and Tylee's. For wet dog foods, Solid Gold and Tylee's provide roughly the same amount of protein.


Crude Fat Comparison For Dog Food

Like protein, fats are an essential part of a dog's body. Fats are needed for the proper development and function of the canine body.

When you look at the average percentages of crude fat for dry dog food, it's clear that Tylee's provides significantly more fat. On average, Tylee's guarantees about 18.60% more protein than Solid Gold. For wet dog foods, Solid Gold typically provides a little more fat (about 2.05% more).


As you can see, Solid Gold and Tylee's guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber. For wet dog foods, Tylee's typically provides a little more fiber (about 2.01% more).

Tylee's Pet Food Ingredients vs. Solid Gold Pet Food Ingredients

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Solid Gold.

Canola Oil
White Rice
Pea Protein
Dried Garlic
Garlic Powder
Tomato Pomace
Vegetable Oil
Dried Tomato Pomace
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 Solid Gold.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfate Complex
Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Product Safety: Recall History of Tylee's & Solid Gold?

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

Solid Gold has been recalled once.

  • May 8, 2012: Salmonella

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Dog Food Tylee's Solid Gold
Per Pound $30.15 $2.73
Per Calorie $0.0137 $0.0017
Wet Dog Food Tylee's Solid Gold
Per Pound $6.41 $4.03
Per Calorie $0.0092 $0.0086

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 Tylee's or Solid Gold, 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 Tylee's or Solid Gold will depend on your shopping habits.

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


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Where To Buy Tylee's Pet Foods

You can purchase Tylee's pet foods from the following stores:


12 Recipes In-Stock Today

Where To Buy Solid Gold Pet Foods

You can purchase Solid Gold pet food products from these retailers:


74 Recipes In-Stock Today

29 Recipes In-Stock Today

62 Recipes In-Stock Today

Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product Tylee's Solid Gold
Dry Dog Food 23 Recipes
Wet Dog Food 13 Recipes
Dog Treats 7 Treats
Dry Cat Food 8 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 28 Recipes
Cat Treats

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