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Ollie Review

Ollie

8.1

Quality

9.2/10

Customization

8.5/10

Special Needs

8.5/10

Price

6.0/10

What Is Ollie?

Ollie is a dog food delivery service that determines a meal plan based off a dog’s specific characteristics. It focuses on fresh food that is shipped every 2-8 weeks, depending on the amount needed, to the pet-parent’s home. 

The company was founded in New York in 2015 and manufactures its food in its Pennsylvania facility.

How Does It Works?

Similar to other dog food delivery services, pet-parents fill out a questionnaire about the dog that includes their weight, age, breed, activity level, and allergies. Once completed, Ollie runs an algorithm that recommends a precise portion according to how many calories the dog needs. The pet-parent then selects 1 of 4 different recipes – Chicken Goodness, Tasty Lamb Fare, Healthy Turkey Feast, or Hearty Eats Beef. 

Ollie uses human-grade ingredients without any artificial flavors or fillers like soy, corn or wheat. All recipes were developed by veterinarians and meet AAFCO guidelines. 

 Once selected, Ollie prepares the recipe and sends it straight to the pet-parent’s home every 2-8 weeks, depending on the amount needed. The portioned meals are delivered with dry-ice to ensure its freshness. All the pet-parent has to do is store the container in the freezer until it’s ready to be used, and then put it in the refrigerator to thaw. 

 Ollie allows for flexible regular schedule so the pet-parent will always have the right amount. It also offers flexible meal plans for those pet-parents that want to mix Ollie’s recipe with their kibble. Pet-parents can order either the full, a half or a quarter of the suggested meal plan based off their needs.

What Recipe Options Do They Offer?

Ollie offers 4 different formulas that correspond to its selection of proteins. These primary proteins include chicken, lamb, turkey, and beef, and are often mixed with grains, legumes and vegetables like rice, lentils and carrots. 

Formula Name Primary Protein Calories / Kilogram Ingredient List
Chicken Goodness Chicken 1298 Kcal / kg. Chicken, chicken gizzard, carrots, peas, chicken liver, chia seeds, rice, potato, spinach, egg powder, dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, blueberries, iodized salt, fish oil, cod liver oil, zinc gluconate, rosemary, vitamin E, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin (vitamin B2), potassium iodate
Tasty Lamb Fare Lamb 1804 Kcal / kg Lamb heart, lamb liver, butternut squash, rutabaga, kale, lamb, chickpeas, cranberries, potato, chia seeds, dicalcium phosphate, iodized salt, calcium carbonate, zinc gluconate, taurine, vitamin E, iron sulfate, pantothenic acid, manganese gluconate, thiamin HCL, potassium iodate, folic acid
Healthy Turkey Feast Turkey 1390 Kcal / kg Ground turkey, pumpkin, turkey thigh, turkey liver, turkey heart, carrot, turkey gizzard, lentils, kale, blueberries, coconut oil, chia seeds, dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, cod liver oil, salt, zinc gluconate, iron sulfate, vitamin E supplement, manganese sulfate, potassium iodate
Hearty Eats Beef Beef 1540 Kcal / kg Beef, beef heart, sweet potato, peas, potato, beef kidney, carrot, beef liver, spinach, chia seed, dicalcium phosphate, blueberries, fish oil (preserved with tocopherols), iodized salt, zinc gluconate, rosemary, vitamin E supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin (vitamin B2), potassium iodide

How Much Does It Cost?

These prices are based off a 4-week subscription for a “Pretty Active” dog to Ollie’s Chicken Goodness recipe:

Dog’s Breed Dog’s Weight My Ollie’s Price
Miniature Pinscher 10 lbs. $106.12
Cardigan Welsh Corgi 35 lbs. $169.24
American Staffordshire Terrier 60 lbs. $241.36