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Now Fresh Grain-Free Small Breed Adult 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 29 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 7 anti-nutrients including Peas, Pea Flour, and Potatoes (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols).

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

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Now Fresh Grain-Free Small Breed Adult Recipe Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
7 Anti-Nutrients:
Peas, Pea flour, Potatoes, Potato flour, Alfalfa, Sweet potatoes, Lentils
All-Natural
29 Synthetics:
Calcium carbonate, Dicalcium phosphate, Sodium tripolyphosphate, Sodium chloride, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Vitamins (vitamin a supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin e supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (a source of vitamin c), D-calcium pantothenate, Thiamine mononitrate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Folic acid, Vitamin b12 supplement), Minerals (zinc methionine complex, Zinc proteinate, Iron proteinate, Copper proteinate, Zinc oxide, Manganese proteinate, Copper sulphate, Ferrous sulphate, Calcium iodate, Manganous oxide, Taurine, Dl-methionine, L-lysine, L-carnitine
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Natural flavor, Canola oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols)
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:
De-Boned Turkey, Whole Dried Egg, Peas, Pea Flour, Potatoes, Potato Flour, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Apples, Canola Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), De-Boned Salmon, De-Boned Duck, Coconut Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Tomato, Alfalfa, Carrots, Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes, Squash, Bananas, Blueberries, Cranberries, Blackberries, Pomegranate, Papayas, Lentils, Broccoli, Dried Chicory Root, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Inositol, Niacin, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (a Source of Vitamin C), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Minerals (Zinc Methionine Complex, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Sulphate, Ferrous Sulphate, Calcium Iodate, Manganous Oxide, Selenium Yeast), Taurine, Dl-Methionine, L-Lysine, Algae Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Parsley, Peppermint, Green Tea Extract, L-Carnitine, Dried Rosemary.