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AvoDerm Joint Health Chicken Meal Formula Grain-Free 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 5 anti-nutrients including Peas, Pea Flour, and Garbanzo Beans (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Dried Tomato Pomace and Natural Flavor.

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

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe AvoDerm Joint Health Chicken Meal Formula Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
5 Anti-Nutrients:
Peas, Pea flour, Garbanzo beans, Tapioca flour, Alfalfa meal
All-Natural
22 Synthetics:
Chicken cartilage (source of chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine), Potassium chloride, Vitamins (choline chloride, A-tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), Calcium pantothenate, Vitamin a supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Pyridoxine hydrochloride (source of vitamin b6), Thiamine mononitrate (source of vitamin b1), Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid), Minerals (zinc sulfate, Zinc amino acid chelate, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese sulfate, Manganese amino acid chelate, Copper sulfate, Copper amino acid chelate, Sodium selenite, Calcium iodate)
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Dried tomato pomace, Natural flavor
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:
Chicken Meal, Peas, Chicken Cartilage (Source of Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Pea Flour, Garbanzo Beans, Tapioca Flour, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Tomato Pomace, Avocado, Flax Seed (Source of Omega 3), Alfalfa Meal, Natural Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Choline Chloride, a-Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Source of Vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate (Source of Vitamin B1), Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Avocado Oil, Rosemary Extract, Sage Extract, Pineapple Stem (Source of Bromelain), Papain, Dried Bacillus Subtillis Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product