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Don’t complicate your dog’s food. Get to the meat of it.

Alpo's 80th Anniversary

80 Years Of Staying True To Our Meaty Roots

Here’s a fact: Dogs don’t like the taste of cardboard. Dogs have, and always will, love meat — tender, mouthwatering meat. Unfortunately, this simple truth tends to get lost in the shuffle as brands today try to incorporate the latest human “diets” into their dog food products. But ALPO isn’t fooled by these overcomplicated, flash-in-the-pan trends.

After all, we know what dogs need and love. And we know that those things haven’t changed — at least not in the eight decades we’ve been around. Nope, dogs don’t yearn for things like quinoa or gluten-free flaxseed, or anything remotely complicated for that matter. Dogs want the taste of meat.

Back in 1936, our founding fathers in Allentown, Pennsylvania understood this exact principle. That’s why their focus was on developing simple and nutritious dog food that delivered on the big meaty taste they love. Eighty-seven years later, we’re still devoted to that same goal. And we don't plan on straying any time soon.

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More Than Meats The Eye

We know our meaty, dog-driven taste tends to be the headliner when it comes to our food. But did you know that every bowl of ALPO is backed by more than 80 years of nutritional expertise? When you’ve been around as long as we have, you tend to know a thing or two (or sixty-five) about what our four-legged friends need to help live long, happy, and healthy lives. That’s why you can count on ALPO to always deliver food that is:

• 100% complete and balanced for adult dogs
• made from high-quality protein sources
• formulated with 23 essential vitamins and minerals
• proudly produced only in our own North American facilities
• a huge hit with your dog’s taste buds


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