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Hill's Prescription Diet r/d Weight Reduction Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food is a prescription dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 25 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 3 anti-nutrients including Soybean Meal, Soybean Mill Run, and Soybean Oil (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 9 other sketchy ingredients, including Caramel color and Natural Flavors.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Hill's Prescription Diet 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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Hill's Prescription Diet
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prescription Extruded
  • Feed Grade
  • 25 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 9 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Hill's Prescription Diet r/d Weight Reduction Chicken Flavor Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Colgate-Palmolive
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Soybean meal, Soybean mill run, Soybean oil
All-Natural
25 Synthetics:
Lactic acid, Dl-methionine, L-lysine, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Niacin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Vitamin a supplement, Calcium pantothenate, Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Riboflavin supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin d3 supplement), Calcium carbonate, Minerals (manganese sulfate, Ferrous sulfate, Zinc oxide, Copper sulfate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite), Taurine, L-carnitine
Nothing sketchy
9 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Whole grain corn, Corn gluten meal, Chicken by-product meal, Powdered cellulose, Chicken liver flavor, Dried beet pulp, Pork liver flavor, Caramel color, 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:
Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Soybean Meal, Soybean Mill Run, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Pork Liver Flavor, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Caramel color, Pork Fat, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Calcium Carbonate, minerals (Manganese Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene