Updated 26 Mar 2024
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Pooch & Mutt Primal Dry Review

Type of food

Complete dry extruded

Dog types

Pet dogs

Breed sizes

Suitable for toy breed dogs
Adult weight 1-4kg. e.g. Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier
Suitable for small breed dogs
Adult weight 4-10kg. e.g. Beagle, Dachshund, Jack Russell
Suitable for medium breed dogs
Adult weight 10-25kg. e.g. Border Collie, Staffie, Springer, Vizsla
Suitable for large breed dogs
Adult weight 25-45kg. e.g. Boxer, Labrador, Greyhound
Suitable for giant breed dogs
Adult weight 45kg+ e.g. Bernese, Great Dane, Mastiff

Dog ages

From 2 months to old age

Pack sizes

1.5kg & 10kg bags


10kg bags = £66.99

AADF rating


At a glance

Natural: Free from added artificial preservatives, antioxidants, colourings, flavourings or other controversial synthetic ingredients
High meat content: Contains at least 30% meat ingredients (on a dry matter basis)
Hypoallergenic: Free from wheat, maize, dairy products, soya products and artificial additives
Clearly labelled: Each ingredient is clearly and individually stated and there is at least a reasonable indication of the percentages of the main ingredients
Certified nutritionally complete: This food complies fully with the complete food nutrient tolerances as recommended by FEDIAF and/or AAFCO

Price per day




Mixing bowl:

Dried Free-Range Lamb (36%), Fresh Ostrich (26%), Peas, Chicken Fat (13%), Hydrolysed Chicken Liver (3%), Chickpeas, Dried Apple Pulp, Pumpkin, Salmon Oil (2%), Pea Flour, Carrots (0.5%), Glucosamine (0.019%), Chondroitin Sulphate (0.012%), Mannan-Oligosaccharides (0.011%), Fructo-Oligosaccharides (0.008%), Mojave Yucca (0.007%), Dried Rosemary (0.003%), Dried Turmeric (0.003%), Spirulina (0.003%).

As fed (BETA):

Nutritional additives (per kg)

Vitamin a (3a672a) 23000 I.u, Vitamin D3 (3a671) 1800 I.u, Vitamin E (3a700) 600 mg, Vitamin B1 (3a821) 1.2 mg, Vitamin B2 (3a825i) 4.5 mg, Vitamin B6 (3a381) 1.2 mg, Vitamin B12 0.05 mg, Biotin (3a880) 0.75 mg, Choline Chloride (3a890) 700 mg, Niacinamide (3a315) 15 mg, Calcium-D-Panthotenate (3a841) 12 mg, Folic Acid (3a316) 0.6 mg, L-Methionine (3c305) 110 mg, Iron (3b106) 90 mg, Manganese (3b504) 45 mg, Zinc (3b606) 100mg, Copper (3b406) 15 mg, Iodine (3b201) 0.6 mg, Selenium (3b810) 0.2 mg

Technological additives

Tocopherol Extracts from Vegetable Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate Rosemary Extract..

Typical Analysis

Protein 28.0%, Fat 16.0%, Fibre 3.3%, Ash 8.6%, Moisture 10.0%, Omega3 0.30%, Omega6 1.75%.


364.0 kcal/100g

Dry weight nutrients

Above average


Below average

* NFE carbohydrate level (i.e. not including fibre). Level estimated from available data.


10kg bags RRP


Grams per day


Cost per day


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Manufacturer's product description

" PRIMAL dry dog food replicates the ancestral diet of dogs, providing the highest nutritional value from natural ingredients hunted or foraged in the wild. 80% meat from lamb, ostrich, chicken and salmon, PRIMAL is high in animal protein, providing energy and amino acids for muscle maintenance. Alongside a host of vegetables including carrots and pumpkin, PRIMAL has been boosted with natural superfoods Turmeric and Spirulina, to provide powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects for optimal health. Especially beneficial for active or working dogs, this recipe contains glucosamine and chondroitin to protect against wear and tear and maintain joint health. "

Company info
Company name: Pooch & Mutt 1717 Pooch & Mutt foods listed1616 Pooch & Mutt treats listed
HQ: London, UK

Pooch & Mutt Review

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Natasha Baker 6 months ago

We thought we give this a try as a switch from Canagans. Unfortunately it's not worked out for our dogs, their toilet habits have not been good. We're also not a fan of the kibble size. The small is very small and the bigger kibble is quite a lot bigger than Canagans.

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Lee Stanton 7 months ago

Can we have a review of this please?

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