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Authority Chicken & Pea Formula Small Breed Grain-Free Adult 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 22 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 3 anti-nutrients including Dried Peas, Dried Chickpeas, and Dried Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Dried Plain Beet Pulp.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Authority 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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Authority
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 22 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 2 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Authority Chicken & Pea Formula Small Breed Grain-Free Adult Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried peas, Dried chickpeas, Dried potatoes
All-Natural
22 Synthetics:
Sodium hexametaphosphate, Dicalcium phosphate, Choline chloride, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, Niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Vitamin a supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin b12 supplement), Minerals (zinc sulfate, Ferrous sulfate, Copper sulfate, Manganese sulfate, Sodium selenite, Calcium iodate)
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Natural flavor, Dried plain beet pulp
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, Dried Peas, Dried Chickpeas, Dried Potatoes, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed Meal, Natural Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Salt, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Inulin, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Rosemary Extract.