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Natural Balance Delectable Delights Bowl 'O Barkgundy Stew Wet 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 21 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 3 anti-nutrients including Pea Protein, Potato Starch, and Tapioca Starch (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 4 other sketchy ingredients, including Caramel Color and Natural Flavor. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Natural Balance's dog food in at least 10 cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Natural Balance
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 21 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 4 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Natural Balance Delectable Delights Bowl 'O Barkgundy Stew Wet Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by J.M. Smucker
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Pea protein, Potato starch, Tapioca starch
All-Natural
21 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Niacin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, D-calcium pantothenate, Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid, Magnesium sulfate, Taurine, Minerals (ferrous sulfate, Zinc oxide, Copper amino acid complex, Manganese amino acid complex, Potassium iodide, Sodium selenite)
Nothing sketchy
4 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Canola oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Guar gum, Caramel color, Natural flavor
No Prep Required Prep Required
No Clean-up Required Clean-up Required
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 Broth, Beef, Chicken Liver, Barley, Red Pepper, Dried Egg, Pea Protein, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potato Starch, Tapioca Starch, Tricalcium Phosphate, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Guar Gum, Caramel Color, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Spinach, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Beta-Carotene), Magnesium Sulfate, Taurine, Natural Flavor, Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite), Rosemary Extract.