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Gentle Giants Canine Nutrition Chicken 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 29 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Dried Sweet Potatoes and Whole Dried Peas (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Dried Plain Beet Pulp and Natural Flavors.

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

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Gentle Giants Canine Nutrition Chicken Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried sweet potatoes, Whole dried peas
All-Natural
29 Synthetics:
Choline chloride, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Vitamin e supplement, Taurine, Glucosamine hydrochloride, Ferrous sulfate, Zinc oxide, Copper sulfate, Manganous oxide, Chondroitin sulfate, Zinc methionine complex, Manganese methionine complex, Copper lysine complex, Sodium selenite, Ethylenediamine dihydroiodide, Niacin supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Calcium pantothenate, Thiamine mononitrate, Riboflavin supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin b12 supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Cobalt carbonate, Cobalt glucoheptonate, Folic acid, Citric acid, Mixed tocopherols (a source of vitamin e)
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Dried plain beet pulp, Natural flavors
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 Meal, Pearled Barley, Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Natural Flavors, Whole Flaxseeds, Fish Meal, Dried Saccharomyces cerevisiae Fermentation Product, Salt, Dried Kelp, Dried Egg Product, Dried Tomatoes, Dried Sweet Potatoes, Whole Dried Peas, Choline Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Dried Apples, Dried Carrots, Dried Celery, Dried Beets, Dried Parsley, Dried Lettuce, Dried Watercress, Dried Spinach, Dried Chicory, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Chondroitin Sulfate, Zinc Methionine Complex, Manganese Methionine Complex, Copper Lysine Complex, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Beta Carotene, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Carbonate, Cobalt Glucoheptonate, Folic Acid, Citric Acid, Mixed Tocopherols (a source of Vitamin E), and Rosemary Extract.