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What Are Pro Plan’s Best Recipes?

Based on the weighted average of their popularity and ratings, here are our 5 most recommended Purina Pro Plan flavors and recipes.

Which Pro Plan Sub-Brand Is Right for You?

Here are Pro Plan’s most popular sub-brands. In this section, we’ll share what makes each different. So. you can choose the one that’s best for your dog.


This is Pro Plan’s most popular dry kibble, scientifically optimized for adult dogs.

  • Contains live probiotics for healthy digestion
  • Includes chelated minerals for superior nutrition
  • 19 recipes (ratings vary)
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    Pro Plan Puppy is the puppy brand most often mentioned by vets and professional breeders. Each recipe has been verified for nutrient balance by live feeding trials.

  • Controlled calcium, ideal for growing puppies
  • Specific formulas for small or large breeds
  • 8 recipes (ratings vary)
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    Pro Plan Performance is designed for dogs of ALL ages, puppies, adults and seniors.

  • Contains omega-rich fish oil for healthy skin and coat
  • Includes live probiotics for optimal digestion
  • 7 recipes (ratings vary)
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    Bright Mind is Pro Plan’s senior dog food. Each of its recipes contain MCT, a natural fatty-acid supplement shown to improve cognitive function (thinking) in older dogs.

  • Contains glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy joints
  • Includes DHA and EPA omega fats for enhanced cognitive health
  • 3 recipes (ratings vary)
  • Purina Pro Plan Dog Food Review at a Glance

    Purina Pro Plan Sport Dog Food – Best Overall for Dogs

    Purina Pro Plan Adult Dog Food – Best for Adult Dogs

    Purina Pro Plan Puppy Dog Food – Best for Puppies

    Purina Pro Plan Bright Mind Dog Food – Best for Senior Dogs

    Pro Plan Adult Sensitive Skin and Stomach Dog Food – Best for Dogs with Sensitivities


    Do vets recommend Purina Pro Plan?

    Yes, the Purina Pro Plan dog food is recommended by veterinarians worldwide. The Purina Pro Plan dog food formulas are scientifically backed up. They are made of high-quality ingredients and carefully crafted by top field experts – scientists, nutritionists, and veterinarians.

    Is Purina Pro Plan being recalled?

    July 14, 2021

    Out of an abundance of caution, Nestlé Purina PetCare is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Purina Pro Plan Complete Essentials Tuna Entrée In Sauce Wet Cat Food in 3oz cans because it could potentially contain black flexible plastic pieces which could pose a choking hazard if swallowed.

    What is the difference between Purina Pro Plan focus and Purina Pro Plan?

    Pro Plan Lamb & Rice has been temporarily suspended due to increasing demand and ongoing supply challenges.

    What happened to Purina Pro Plan Lamb and rice?

    Pro Plan Lamb & Rice has been temporarily suspended due to increasing demand and ongoing supply challenges.