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Nutro Ultra Large Breed Adult 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 18 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has no antinutrients like peas, lentils, or potatoes (which is great, because these ingredients may interfere the absorption of vital nutrients), and it has 4 other sketchy ingredients, including Dried Plain Beet Pulp and Tomato Pomace.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Nutro Ultra'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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Nutro Ultra
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 18 Synthetics
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • 4 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Nutro Ultra Large Breed Adult Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
No Anti-Nutrients
All-Natural
18 Synthetics:
Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Dl-methionine, Mixed tocopherols and citric acid (preservatives), Zinc sulfate, Niacin supplement, Vitamin e supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Iron amino acid chelate, Riboflavin supplement (vitamin b2), Vitamin b12 supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Copper amino acid chelate, Manganese amino acid chelate, Vitamin a supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid
Nothing sketchy
4 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Brewers rice, Natural flavor, Dried plain beet pulp, 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:
Chicken, Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Whole Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Rice Bran, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Salmon Meal, Lamb Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Whole Flaxseed, Sunflower Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Salt, Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives), Dried Coconut, Whole Chia Seed, Dried Egg Product, Tomato Pomace, Dried Kale, Dried Pumpkin, Dried Spinach, Dried Blueberries, Dried Apples, Dried Carrots, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin E Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Selenium Yeast, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.