Orijen Dog Food vs Blue Buffalo Wilderness

Talking about Pet is always interesting. We love our pet the way we love our human family. Some people say that having pet such as dog and cat at home is making their home feel warm. That’s way having dog and cat is like we having family member.

To keep our family member stay healthy and happy we should take care of them in a really good manner. One thing that also should be consider is about is the nutrient. It means that you should consider your pet, actually dog food.

In the market there are many dog food products that you can choose. There are also many great offering from each product. They sure having the best formula for your dog based on their research. And you should be very wise to choose your product.

In this article we will compare two product of dog food that popular around the pet lover. These products even get more than four stars in some online market place. There are Orijen Dog Food and Blu Bufallo Wilderness that we will compare. We will compare about the nutrient content, ingredients and also the safety if there is a safety issue regarding to this product.


Proper nutritional intake is the most important thing that you should make sure give to your dog. Nutrition will give many benefit regarding to your dog healthy and happiness. Just like us, human, dog is also a living thing that should get the best food in order to achieve their best living possibility.

And what is the nutrient that the food should contain to make your dog healthy? There are at least three substances that should be there. There are Protein, Fat, and Fiber.  Each substance is having their own role in keeping your dogs’ health.

Now, we will discuss about the nutrient comparison amount of both products. Is there enough nutrient of each product? And how are the differences between the two products?


The first Nutrient that should be fulfilled for your dog need is Protein. Protein is one of the important nutrients that should be taking, and will risk on the some wide – range healthy problem if it is not properly fulfilled.

And every dog food recipe usually has this nutrient inside. But it sure have different amount. And you should certain of what your dog needs than compare it to the food contain, If your dog will get enough intake from the food or not.

Either Orijen Dog Food or Blue Buffalo Wilderness is having great amount of protein. It means that you can give it to your lovely four legged family. But there are differences of the amount of the protein in both products.

On some data, it shows that the percentage of the protein amount on the Orijen Dog Food is higher than the Blue Buffalo Wilderness dog food. So, you can choose which one will fulfill your dog needs. See also: Purina Pro Plan vs Iams Dog Food.


Next nutrient is the Fat. Fat is other most important nutrient your dog should take. It can contribute in many aspect of your dog’s health. It can give your dog a proper fast energy. And also it does contribute in the digestion and absorption of-fat soluble vitamins.

It means that without proper Fat intake, your dogs may look tired and lethargic. Not only that, it may cause your dog suffer from some wide – range serious illness. So make sure to give them food with enough fat content in it.

And for these both products, the Orijen dog food and Blue Buffalo Wilderness dog food are having enough fat on their recipe. But, again the Orijen Dog Food is having higher Fat contents than the Blue Buffalo Wilderness dog food.


The third nutrient your dog should take to be healthy and happy is Fiber. Just like the other substance, Fiber is also have many benefit for the dog’s health. One of the benefits is to give your dog fullness feeling.

Without the fiber, your dog won’t feel full easily that cause them eat without stopping. If they eating continuously, it sure makes them suffer glut that make them sick. So, with enough fiber, they will stop eating when they feeling their stomach are full.

Fat also benefits the digestive system. They will easily digest their food and produce fesses, so that they can’t throw the useless thing from their body and stomach.

And the both Products is having great amount of Fiber. But just like the other two nutrient, the fiber in the Orjen Dog Food is also higher than the fiber content in the Blue Buffalo Wilderness dog food.


Other thing you should understand and know about your dog food is the ingredients of the recipe. We know that some products are having some controversial ingredients. So we will discuss if both products also having the controversial ingredients on their recipe.

But on some data, it found that only the Blue Buffalo Wilderness Dog Food that having the controversial Ingredients. There are:

  • Garlic, Canola Oil & Caramel
  • Caramel Color, Pea Protein & Tomato Pomace
  • Dried Tomato Pomace, Powdered Cellulose & Pea Protein Concentrate

It’s not like all those ingredients is something that harmful, but it only not common to use in a dog food. And also, both products don’t use any harmful ingredients such as artificial color.


Next is of course we should consider about the safety of the products. There are some safety issues regarding to both products. There are:

Orijen Dog Food only gets once Safety Recall, regarding to the irradiation treatment consequences in 22nd of November 2008.

And the Blue Buffalo Wilderness dog food is having longer list:

  • Nov. 25, 2015: Salmonella
  • Nov. 6, 2015: Presence of Propylene Glycol
  • Oct. 8, 2010: toxic levels of vitamin D
  • April 19, 2007: Melamine
  • April 26, 2007: Melamine
  • Feb. 14, 2017: presence of aluminum
  • May 31, 2016: Mold
  • March 18, 2017: elevated beef throid hormone
  • March 3, 2017: Foil Seal Packaging Problem

All those safety issue has been handled before the product release again in the market.

Orijen Dog Food vs Blue Buffalo Wilderness

- Red-meat dog food delivers a diet rich and varied in fresh, whole animal ingredients
- Dry dog food nourishes dogs according to their biological needs with 38% protein and 20% carbohydrates
- Offers a rich diversity of fresh and raw meats; 85% meat inclusions, 15% veggies & fruits, and 0% grain, tapioca, or plant protein concentrates
- WholePrey ratios of fresh meat, organs, and cartilage or bones supply virtually every nutrient your dog needs
- PACKED WITH REAL CHICKEN: A recipe made to satisfy your dog’s natural love for meat, this high protein dog food features real chicken to help build and maintain lean muscle mass.
- GRAIN FREE DOG FOOD: BLUE Wilderness grain free adult dog food is made with healthy carbohydrates including sweet potatoes and peas to help fuel your adult dog’s active lifestyle. Plus, it contains omega 3 & 6 fatty acids to support skin and coat health.
- WITH LIFESOURCE BITS: This formula contains BLUE’s exclusive LifeSource Bits – a precise blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals carefully selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists to support immune system health, life stage requirements, and a healthy oxidative balance.
- NATURAL DOG FOOD: BLUE dry dog food is formulated for the health and well-being of your dog and features the finest natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals. It never contains chicken (or poultry) by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy, artificial flavors or preservatives.

In conclusion, we can say that each dog foods brand have their own benefit and useless aspect. It is depend on your dog needs to decide which food will suitable for your dog.