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Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Grain-Free Dry Dog Food is a prescription dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 31 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 9 anti-nutrients including Potato Starch, Pea Starch, and Peas (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Vegetable Juice for color.

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
  • Prescription Extruded
  • Feed Grade
  • 31 Synthetics
  • 9 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet KS Kidney Support Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by General Mills
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
9 Anti-Nutrients:
Potato starch, Pea starch, Peas, Potatoes, Pea protein, Dehydrated alfalfa meal, Pea fiber, Alfalfa nutrient concentrate, Sweet potatoes
All-Natural
31 Synthetics:
Fish oil (source of dha-docosahexaenoic acid), Potassium citrate, Calcium carbonate, Taurine, Choline chloride, Vitamin e supplement, Zinc amino acid chelate, L-carnitine, Iron amino acid chelate, L-threonine, Dl-methionine, Copper amino acid chelate, Manganese amino acid chelate, Niacin (vitamin b3), Calcium pantothenate (vitamin b5), Biotin (vitamin b7), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), L-lysine, Vitamin a supplement, Zinc sulfate, Ferrous sulfate, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Riboflavin (vitamin b2), Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Calcium iodate, Copper sulfate, Folic acid (vitamin b9), Manganese sulfate, Sodium selenite
Nothing sketchy
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Powdered cellulose, Natural flavor, Vegetable juice for color
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, Potato Starch, Pea Starch, Peas, Potatoes, Dried Egg Product, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavor, Fish Oil (source of DHA-Docosahexaenoic Acid), Pea Protein, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dried Chicory Root, Dried Kelp, Taurine, Pea Fiber, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Turmeric, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, L-Carnitine, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, DL-Methionine, Vegetable Juice for color, Salt, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Biotin (Vitamin B7), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, Vitamin A Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, 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, Copper Sulfate, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary.