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Blue Buffalo Colorado Roast with Lamb 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 Potato Starch, Yukon Gold Potatoes, and Peas (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 1 other sketchy ingredient, Guar Gum. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Blue Buffalo's dog food in at least 10 cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Blue Buffalo
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 22 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 1 Sketchy Ingredient
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Blue Buffalo Colorado Roast with Lamb
Family-owned Owned by General Mills
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Potato starch, Yukon gold potatoes, Peas
All-Natural
22 Synthetics:
Sodium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Calcium carbonate, Choline chloride, Zinc amino acid chelate, Iron amino acid chelate, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Vitamin e supplement, Copper amino acid chelate, Manganese amino acid chelate, Sodium selenite, Cobalt amino acid chelate, Niacin supplement (vitamin b3), Calcium pantothenate (vitamin b5), Vitamin a supplement, Riboflavin supplement (vitamin b2), Biotin (vitamin b7), Vitamin b12 supplement, Potassium iodide, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid (vitamin b9)
Nothing sketchy
1 Other Sketchy Ingredient:
Guar gum
No Prep Required Prep Required
No Clean-up Required Clean-up Required
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:
Lamb, Chicken Broth, Water, Chicken Liver, Dried Egg, Potato Starch, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Peas, Apples, Guar Gum, Spinach, Sodium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Sunflower Oil, Choline Chloride, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin E Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin Supplement (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Vitamin a Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9).