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FirstMate Pacific Ocean Fish Meal Original Formula Limited Ingredient Diet 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 16 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Burbank Potato and Norkotah Potato (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Ocean Fish Meal and Tomato Pomace Chicken Fat (Mixed Tocopherols).

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

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe FirstMate Pacific Ocean Fish Meal Original Formula Limited Ingredient Diet Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Burbank potato, Norkotah potato
All-Natural
16 Synthetics:
Dicalcium phosphate, Choline chloride, Propionate minerals (zinc proteinate, Iron proteinate, Manganese copper proteinate, Iodine, Cobalt carbonate, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, D-pantothenic acid, Thiamine hydrochloride, Vitamin a supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Folic acid, Vitamin b12 supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement), Glucosamine hydrochloride
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Ocean fish meal, Tomato pomace chicken fat (mixed tocopherols)
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:
Ocean Fish Meal, Burbank Potato, Norkotah Potato, Tomato Pomace Chicken Fat (Mixed Tocopherols), Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Propionate Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Manganese Copper Proteinate, Iodine, Cobalt Carbonate, Selenium Yeast), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Riboflavin, Niacin, D-pantothenic Acid, Thiamine hydrochloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Yeast Extract, Glucosamine Hydrochloride.