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Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet W+U Weight Management + Urinary Care Grain-Free Canned Dog Food is a prescription dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 26 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 5 anti-nutrients including Pea Protein, Potatoes, and Pea Fiber (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Guar Gum.

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
  • 26 Synthetics
  • 5 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet W+U Weight Management + Urinary Care Grain-Free Canned Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by General Mills
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
5 Anti-Nutrients:
Pea protein, Potatoes, Pea fiber, Peas, Pea flour
All-Natural
26 Synthetics:
Potassium chloride, Betaine anhydrous, Calcium sulfate, Taurine, Choline chloride, Dl-methionine, L-carnitine, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Zinc amino acid chelate, Iron amino acid chelate, Vitamin e supplement, Copper amino acid chelate, Manganese amino acid chelate, Sodium selenite, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), 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
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Powdered cellulose, Natural flavor, Guar gum
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, Chicken Broth, Water, Chicken Liver, Pea Protein, Carrots, Potatoes, Whitefish, Pea Fiber, Powdered Cellulose, Peas, Pea Flour, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Betaine Anhydrous, Calcium Sulfate, Carrageenan, Blueberries, Cranberries, Taurine, Guar Gum, Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, L-Carnitine, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin E Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), 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).