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Nature's Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe 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 26 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 1 anti-nutrient, Dried Potato Product (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 5 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Dried Tomato Pomace.

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
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 26 Synthetics
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • 5 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Nature's Recipe Senior Lamb Meal & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by J.M. Smucker
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Dried potato product
All-Natural
26 Synthetics:
Potassium chloride, Vitamins (vitamin e supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), D-calcium pantothenate, Vitamin a supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin b12 supplement, Menadione sodium bisulfite complex, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid, Minerals (ferrous sulfate, Iron proteinate, Zinc proteinate, Zinc oxide, Copper sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Copper proteinate, Manganous oxide, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite), Taurine, Lactic acid, Choline chloride, Citric acid (used as a preservative)
Nothing sketchy
5 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Brewers rice, Beet pulp, Brewers dried yeast, Natural flavor, Dried tomato pomace
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:
Lamb Meal, Brewers Rice, Barley, Feeding Oatmeal, Beet Pulp, Dried Potato Product, Poultry Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brewers Dried Yeast, Natural Flavor, Potassium Chloride, Dried Tomato Pomace, Flax Seed, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), Inositol, Niacin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Beta-Carotene, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin), Minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Gelatin, Lactic Acid, Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Citric Acid (Used As A Preservative), Rosemary Extract.