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Joy Pure Grain-Free Chicken and Potatoes 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 27 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 4 anti-nutrients including Dried Peas, Dried Potatoes, and Dried Sweet Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Brewers Dried Yeast and Natural Flavor.

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

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Joy Pure Grain-Free Chicken and Potatoes Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
4 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried peas, Dried potatoes, Dried sweet potatoes, Alfalfa meal
All-Natural
27 Synthetics:
Potassium chloride, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, D-calcium pantothnenate, Vitamin a supplement, Niacin supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin d3 supplement, Menadione sodium bisulfite complex, Folic acid, Vitamin b12 supplement), Choline chloride, Minerals (calcium carbonate, Zinc oxide, Zinc proteinate, Ferrous sulfate, Manganous oxide, Copper sulfate, Maganese proteinate, Calcium iodate, Copper proteinate, Sodium selenite, Cobolt carbonate), Dicalcium phosphate, L-carnitine
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Brewers dried yeast, Natural flavor
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, Dried Peas, Dried Potatoes, Chicken Fat (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Sweet Potatoes, Alfalfa Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Natural Flavor, Dried Egg Product, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Inulin, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, D-Calcium Pantothnenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Choline Chloride, Minerals (Calcium Carbonate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Maganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Cobolt Carbonate), Dicalcium Phosphate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-Carnitine, Saccharomyces Cerevisae Yeast Cluture, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Produce, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus Niger Fermentation Extract, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus Subtills Fermentation Extract, Vegetable Oil, Lecithin, Rosemary Extract.