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Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Large Breed Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe 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 31 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 10 antinutrients including Brown Rice, Barley, and Pea Protein (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 4 other sketchy ingredients, including Garlic and Vegetable Juice For Color.

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Blue Buffalo
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 31 Synthetics
  • 10 Anti-Nutrients
  • 4 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Large Breed Puppy Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by General Mills
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
10 Anti-Nutrients:
Brown rice, Barley, Pea protein, Peas, Dehydrated alfalfa meal, Potatoes, Pea fiber, Alfalfa nutrient concentrate, Sweet potatoes, Barley grass
All-Natural
31 Synthetics:
Dicalcium phosphate, Fish oil (source of ara-arachidonic acid and dha-docosahexaenoic acid), Choline chloride, Potassium chloride, Dl-methionine, Calcium carbonate, Vitamin e supplement, L-carnitine, Zinc amino acid chelate, Zinc sulfate, Ferrous sulfate, Iron amino acid chelate, Niacin (vitamin b3), Calcium pantothenate (vitamin b5), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), L-lysine, Copper sulfate, Biotin (vitamin b7), Vitamin a supplement, Copper amino acid chelate, Manganese sulfate, Taurine, Manganese amino acid chelate, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Riboflavin (vitamin b2), Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Calcium iodate, Folic acid (vitamin b9), Sodium selenite
Nothing sketchy
4 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Natural flavor, Dried tomato pomace, Garlic, Vegetable juice for color
Ingredients:
Beef, Beef Hearts, Beef Livers, Millet, Pumpkin, Honey, Zucchini, Beef Bone, Kale, Sea Salt, Flaxseed, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kelp, Parsley, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Barley, Pea Protein, Peas, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Menhaden Fish Meal (Source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Flaxseed (Source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Natural Flavor, Dried Tomato Pomace, Dried Egg Product, Dicalcium Phosphate, Fish Oil (Source of Ara-Arachidonic Acid And Dha-Docosahexaenoic Acid), Salt, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Choline Chloride, Potatoes, Dried Chicory Root, Potassium Chloride, Pea Fiber, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Dl-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Vitamin E Supplement, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Garlic, L-Carnitine, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Vegetable Juice For Color, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, Copper Sulfate, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Sulfate, Taurine, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Extract, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary.