Victor vs Diamond

Victor vs. Diamond

In this comparison article for Victor vs Diamond, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare Victor and Diamond, 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 Diamond 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 Diamond Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: Diamond 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. Diamond Dog Food

Dry Dog FoodVictorDiamond
Crude Protein31.7%27.6%
Crude Fat17.7%16.7%
Crude Fiber4.3%4.5%
Wet/Canned Dog FoodVictorDiamond
Crude Protein43.0%43.9%
Crude Fat29.4%25.8%
Crude Fiber6.8%4.5%

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.

Diamond dry recipes contain 4.06% less protein than Victor dry recipes. This difference in protein content is a notable difference between Victor and Diamond. For wet dog foods, Diamond and Victor 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, Victor typically provides a little more fat (about 3.64% more).

As you can see, Victor and Diamond guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber. For wet dog foods, Victor typically provides a little more fiber (about 2.27% more).

Victor Cat Food vs. Diamond Cat Food

Dry Cat FoodVictorDiamond
Crude Protein39.0%36.7%
Crude Fat18.7%17.6%
Crude Fiber3.7%5.2%
Wet/Canned Cat FoodVictorDiamond
Crude Protein42.7%44.7%
Crude Fat24.7%22.0%
Crude Fiber7.6%6.1%

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.

According to our average data, Diamond typically provides less protein than Victor. However, this difference is relatively small and doesn't represent a significant difference between the two brands. In addition, Diamond 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

Diamond and Victor both provide roughly the same amount of crude fat. For wet cat foods, Victor typically provides a little more fat (about 2.78% more).

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

Victor Pet Food Ingredients vs. Diamond Pet Food Ingredients

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

Brewers Rice
Tomato Pomace

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

Vegetable Oil

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

Meat Meal
White Rice
Ground Corn
Beef By-Products
Corn Gluten Meal
Powdered Cellulose
Chicken By-Product Meal
Ground Whole Grain Corn
Poultry By-Product Meal
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 Diamond.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite

Product Safety: Recall History of Victor & Diamond?

According to our records, Victor has never been recalled.

Diamond has been recalled once.

  • March 10, 2013: low level of thiamine (Vitamin B1)

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Dry Dog FoodVictorDiamond
Per Pound$1.85$1.58
Per Calorie$0.0011$0.0010
Dry Cat FoodVictorDiamond
Per Pound$2.79$2.31
Per Calorie$0.0017$0.0014
Wet Dog FoodVictorDiamond
Per Pound$3.50$3.26
Per Calorie$0.0077$0.0056

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 Diamond, 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 Diamond 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 Diamond. 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:

32 Recipes In-Stock Today

25 Recipes In-Stock Today

21 Recipes In-Stock Today

Where To Buy Diamond Pet Foods

You can purchase Diamond pet food products from these retailers:

31 Recipes In-Stock Today

35 Recipes In-Stock Today

35 Recipes In-Stock Today

Type Of Pet Foods Available

Dry Dog Food20 Recipes27 Recipes
Wet Dog Food5 Recipes3 Recipes
Dog Treats3 Treats6 Treats
Dry Cat Food4 Recipes6 Recipes
Wet Cat Food2 Recipes3 Recipes
Cat TreatsNoneNone

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