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Nature's Recipe Healthy Skin Vegetarian Recipe Cuts in Gravy Stew Canned 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 28 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 4 anti-nutrients including Pea Protein, Peas, and Soy Protein Concentrate (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Guar Gum and Garlic Spice. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Nature's Recipe 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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Nature's Recipe
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 28 Synthetics
  • 4 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Nature's Recipe Healthy Skin Vegetarian Recipe Cuts in Gravy Stew Canned Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by J.M. Smucker
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
4 Anti-Nutrients:
Pea protein, Peas, Soy protein concentrate, Green beans
All-Natural
28 Synthetics:
Soy protein isolate, Calcium carbonate, Vitamins (l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Vitamin e supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, D-calcium panthothenate, Vitamin a supplement,riboflavin supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Folic acid), Minerals (zinc proteinate, Zinc sulfate, Ferrous sulfate, Iron proteinate, Copper sulfate, Copper proteinate, Manganese sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite), Dicalcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Taurine, Dl methionine, L-carnitine, L-lysine monohydrochloride
Nothing sketchy
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Canola oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Guar gum, Garlic spice
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:
Water Sufficient for Processing, Carrots, Pea Protein, Peas, Soy Protein Concentrate, Soy Protein Isolate, Sucrose, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brown Rice, Cane Molasses, Calcium Carbonate, Green Beans, Guar Gum, Vitamins (L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, D-Calcium Panthothenate, Vitamin A Supplement,Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Carrageenan, Taurine, Salt, Garlic Spice, Dl Methionine, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Rosemary Extract.