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Natural Balance Delectable Delights Fish 'N Chicks Grain-Free 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 19 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Beta-Carotene (Color). 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
  • 19 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Natural Balance Delectable Delights Fish 'N Chicks Grain-Free 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
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Sweet potatoes, Green beans
All-Natural
19 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Calcium sulfate, Potassium 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, Minerals (zinc amino acid complex, Ferrous glycine complex, Copper amino acid complex, Manganese amino acid complex, Potassium iodide), Choline chloride
Nothing sketchy
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Guar gum, Natural flavor, Beta-carotene (color)
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, Fish Broth, Salmon, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Sunflower Oil, Tricalcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Salt, Calcium Sulfate, Natural Flavor, Potassium 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), Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Glycine Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide), Choline Chloride, Carrageenan, Beta-Carotene (Color).