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Now Fresh Grain-Free Small Breed Adult Red Meat 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 27 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 7 anti-nutrients including Potatoes, Peas, and Pea Flour (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 1 other sketchy ingredient, 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
  • 27 Synthetics
  • 7 Anti-Nutrients
  • 1 Sketchy Ingredient

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Now Fresh Grain-Free Small Breed Adult Red Meat Recipe Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
7 Anti-Nutrients:
Potatoes, Peas, Pea flour, Potato flour, Alfalfa, Sweet potatoes, Lentils
All-Natural
27 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 proteinate, Iron proteinate, Copper proteinate, Zinc oxide, Manganese proteinate, Copper sulphate, Ferrous sulphate, Calcium iodate, Manganous oxide, Taurine, Dl-methionine, L-lysine
Nothing sketchy
1 Other Sketchy Ingredient:
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 Lamb, Potatoes, Whole Dried Egg, Peas, Pea Flour, Potato Flour, Natural Flavour, De-Boned Pork, Flaxseed, Apples, Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), 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 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, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Rosemary.