Hill’s pet food is backed by science and it uses science-let ingredients to promote healthy digestion, strong bones and a beautiful coat in animals. It sells food for both dogs and cats and there are so many options to choose from.
Hill’s sells food made specifically made for smaller animals (up to 11kg) as well as food made specifically for animals who need help with digestion, have kidney issues or dental problems as well as food to help your pet maintain their perfect weight.
With all of these options, it’s no wonder that Hill’s won a whopping six awards this year. It won awards in the Outstanding Customer Satisfaction, Pet’s Choice, Convenient Portions and Packaging, Quality Ingredients, Excellent Customer Service and Most Recommended categories.
If your dog or cat has food sensitivities and you’re struggling to find a food that is suitable for them, Prime100 could be a good option. Prime100 boasts fresh natural ingredients and single source protein which is good for animals with allergies. They also offer various types of dog foods including slow cooked, air dried and fresh rolls as well as dog treats.
Because of its dedication to pet nutrients and competitive prices, Prime100 won 5 awards. These awards were in the Outstanding Customer Satisfaction, Convenient Portions and Packaging, Quality Ingredients, Value for Money and Most Recommended categories.
Royal Canin was founded in 1968 by a vet whose aim was to improve the health of cats and dogs through nutrition and it still strives to do this today. Royal Canin sells pet food for dogs and cats of all sorts, from food suitable for kittens and puppies to tailored nutrition based on the individual needs of your pet.
Royal Canin’s pet food won 5 awards across 7 categories. The awards included Outstanding Customer Satisfaction, Pet’s Choice. Quality Ingredients, Excellent Customer Service and Most Recommended.
Baxter is an affordable pet food option that can be found at Woolworths. Unfortunately for cat owners, Baxter only sells dog food. However if you have a dog, you can choose between wet and dry food for dogs of all ages, including puppies, adults and senior dogs.
Due to the affordability, Baxter won an award in the Value for Money category.
If you’re looking for a more affordable pet food option that can be bought during your weekly supermarket shop, look no further! Coles brand pet food has multiple food options for both dogs and cats. Whether your pet prefers wet food, dry food or a mixture of both, Coles has it all at great low prices.
The amazing price point of Coles pet food is what won it an award in the Value for Money category.
Ivory Coat sells pet food for dogs and cats of all ages. If you have a dog or a cat who is intolerant to grains, you may want to consider Ivory Coats’ special grain free pet food. Ivory Coat also sells “holistic nutrition” dog food with grains to provide fibre and help the digestive system, gut health and absorption of other foods.
Ivory Coat’s pet food won an award for Convenient Portions and Packaging.
Cat food company Smitten sells a range of wet and dry food for cats. There are various flavours of food to choose from depending on your cat's preference including beef mince, tuna mince, chicken and turkey mince, beef lamb and vegetables and seafood basket mince. Smitten also makes food specifically for kittens or for adult cats to ensure that your cat is getting the nutrients it needs depending on its life stage. This cat food can be found at Woolworths and is very affordable. Because of the competitive price range, Smitten won an award in the Value for Money category.
Which pet food is best?
There is no one best pet food because it all depends on the type of pet and their individual preferences. However, if you’re struggling to find the best pet food, the Mozo People’s Choice Awards are a good starting point for your search. The awards highlight brands that are nominated by Australian customers for their build quality, performance, value for money, and customer satisfaction - amongst other things.
How many pet food brands were considered for the Mozo People’s Choice Awards?
There were 51 pet food providers rated by survey respondents in the 2023 Mozo People’s Choice Awards. To see the full list of brands, see our People’s Choice Methodology Report.
How did you determine the winners for each pet food award?
There were 4438 responses in the pet food category, and any provider that received more than 30 mentions was eligible for inclusion. These were then ranked by our judges according to their average rating. The winners represent roughly the top 10% of brands in each category - to find out more, read the full methodology report.