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Instinct by Nature's Variety Freeze Dried Raw Boost Mixers Grain-Free Gut Health Recipe Dog Food Topper is a Freeze-Dried dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains no synthetic additives (which means it's All-Natural), it has 1 anti-nutrient, Sweet Potato (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 1 other sketchy ingredient, Annatto (color). Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires preparation, special handling, and careful clean-up.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Instinct 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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Instinct
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Handling Risk
  • No Clean-up
  • Freeze Dried
  • Feed Grade
  • All-Natural
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • 1 Sketchy Ingredient
  • Prep required
  • Pathogen Risk
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Instinct by Nature's Variety Freeze Dried Raw Boost Mixers Grain-Free Gut Health Recipe Dog Food Topper
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Freeze Dried
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Sweet potato
All-Natural
All-Natural, Synthetic-Free
Nothing sketchy
1 Other Sketchy Ingredient:
Annatto (color)
No Prep Required Prep Required
No Clean-up Required Clean-up Required
No Pathogen Risk Pathogen Risk
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 (including Ground Chicken Bone), Chicken Liver, Pumpkinseeds, Chicken Heart, Dried Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, Dried Chicory Root, Annatto (color), Apple Cider Vinegar, Mixed Tocopherols (for freshness), Rosemary Extract, Dried Bacillus coagulans, Fermentation Product.