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Instinct by Nature's Variety Frozen Raw Bites Small Breed Grain-Free Real Beef Recipe Dog Food is a Raw-Frozen dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 10 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 1 anti-nutrient, Sweet Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), but has no other questionable ingredients. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires refrigeration, 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 Fridge
  • No Handling Risk
  • No Clean-up
  • Raw Frozen
  • Feed Grade
  • 10 Synthetics
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Fridge required
  • Pathogen Risk
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Instinct by Nature's Variety Frozen Raw Bites Small Breed Grain-Free Real Beef Recipe Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Raw Frozen
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Sweet potatoes
All-Natural
10 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Vitamin d3 supplement), Choline chloride, Minerals (zinc proteinate, Copper proteinate, Manganese proteinate, Calcium iodate)
No Prep Required Prep Required
No Fridge Required Fridge 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:
Beef, Beef Liver, Beef Kidney, Beef Spleen, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Butternut Squash, Carrots, Montmorillonite Clay, Tricalcium Phosphate, Ground Flaxseed, Salmon Oil, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate), Blueberries, Spinach, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product.