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American Journey Chicken & Brown Rice Protein First Recipe Senior Dry Dog Food is hot extruded (which means it's processed under extreme heat and pressure) and made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 26 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 4 anti-nutrients including Peas, Pea Protein, and Suncured Alfalfa Meal (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 5 other sketchy ingredients, including Dried Tomato Pomace and Powdered Cellulose.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this American Journey recipe may be implicated in the FDA's ongoing investigation into diet-related Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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American Journey
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 26 Synthetics
  • 4 Anti-Nutrients
  • 5 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe American Journey Chicken & Brown Rice Protein First Recipe Senior Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
4 Anti-Nutrients:
Peas, Pea protein, Suncured alfalfa meal, Sweet potatoes
All-Natural
26 Synthetics:
Dicalcium phosphate, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Taurine, Vitamin e supplement, Iron amino acid complex, Zinc amino acid complex, Ferrous sulfate, L-carnitine, Zinc oxide, Copper amino acid complex, Copper sulfate, Sodium selenite, Manganese amino acid complex, Vitamin a supplement, Niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Riboflavin supplement, Manganous oxide, Thiamine mononitrate, Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Calcium iodate, Folic acid
Nothing sketchy
5 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Dried plain beet pulp, Brewers rice, Natural flavor, Dried tomato pomace, Powdered cellulose
Ingredients:
USDA Beef, Beef Liver, Beef Bone, Pumpkin, Millet, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kale, Flaxseed, Zucchini, Sea Salt, Parsely, Kelp, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols, Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal (a source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Brown Rice, Peas, Barley, Pea Protein, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Brewers Rice, Turkey Meal, Natural Flavor, Dried Tomato Pomace, Rice Bran, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Menhaden Fish Meal, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Flaxseed, Fish Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Sunflower Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Dried Egg Product, Carrots, Oatmeal, Sweet Potatoes, Powdered Cellulose, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Blueberries, Cranberries, Dried Kelp, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Dried Chicory Root, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Sulfate, L-Carnitine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Oxide, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Calcium Iodate, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.