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Victor vs Canidae

Victor vs. Canidae

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

Guaranteed Analysis: Canidae vs. Victor

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.

Victor Dog Food vs. Canidae Dog Food

Dry Dog Food Victor Canidae
Crude Protein 31.9% 30.5%
Crude Fat 17.2% 15.1%
Crude Fiber 4.2% 4.7%
Wet/Canned Dog Food Victor Canidae
Crude Protein 43.0% 42.8%
Crude Fat 29.4% 21.1%
Crude Fiber 6.8% 6.6%

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.

Both brands provide roughly the same amount of crude protein. With regards to wet dog food, Victor and Canidae also provide roughly the same amount of crude 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

According to our average data, Canidae typically provides less fat than Victor. However, this difference is relatively small and doesn't represent a significant difference between the two brands. In addition, Victor wet dog foods also provide more fat than Canidae wet foods.


As you can see, Victor and Canidae guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber. With regards to wet dog food, Victor and Canidae also provide roughly the same amount of crude fiber.

Victor Cat Food vs. Canidae Cat Food

Dry Cat Food Victor Canidae
Crude Protein 35.2% 38.3%
Crude Fat 17.6% 18.8%
Crude Fiber 3.6% 4.2%
Wet/Canned Cat Food Victor Canidae
Crude Protein 42.7% 49.5%
Crude Fat 24.7% 24.1%
Crude Fiber 7.6% 7.4%

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.

If you look at the average percentages of crude protein, you'll notice that Canidae typically guarantees 3.16% more protein. This is a fairly small difference between Canidae and Victor, but still worth mentioning. In addition, Canidae wet cat foods also provide more protein than Victor 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

Victor and Canidae both provide roughly the same amount of crude fat. With regards to wet cat food, Victor and Canidae also provide roughly the same amount of crude fat.


There is a relatively insignificant difference between the crude fiber content of the two brands. With regards to wet cat food, Victor and Canidae also provide roughly the same amount of crude fiber.

Victor Pet Food Ingredients vs. Canidae Pet Food Ingredients

Victor and Canidae both use the following controversial ingredients in many of their products:

Tomato Pomace

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

Liver
Brewers Rice
Vegetable Oil
Powdered Cellulose

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

Canola Oil
Iron Oxide
White Rice
Pea Protein
Caramel Color
Garlic Powder

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 Canidae.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Product Safety: Recall History of Victor & Canidae?

According to our records, Victor has never been recalled.

Canidae has been recalled once.

  • May 5, 2012: Salmonella

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Dog Food Victor Canidae
Per Pound $1.59 $3.13
Per Calorie $0.0010 $0.0020
Dry Cat Food Victor Canidae
Per Pound $1.95 $3.06
Per Calorie $0.0012 $0.0017
Wet Dog Food Victor Canidae
Per Pound $3.05 $6.10
Per Calorie $0.0062 $0.0147
Wet Cat Food Victor Canidae
Per Pound $3.75 $7.87
Per Calorie $0.0081 $0.0192

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 Victor or Canidae, 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 Victor or Canidae will depend on your shopping habits.

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


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Where To Buy Victor Pet Foods

You can purchase Victor pet foods from the following stores:


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Where To Buy Canidae Pet Foods

You can purchase Canidae pet food products from these retailers:


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Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product Victor Canidae
Dry Dog Food 17 Recipes 24 Recipes
Wet Dog Food 5 Recipes 21 Recipes
Dog Treats 12 Treats
Dry Cat Food 1 Recipes 12 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 2 Recipes 27 Recipes
Cat Treats

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