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Nutro Ultra Protein Boost Chicken Pate Dog Food Trays 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 20 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 9 other sketchy ingredients, including Xanthan Gum and Guar Gum. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

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
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 20 Synthetics
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • 9 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Nutro Ultra Protein Boost Chicken Pate Dog Food Trays
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
No Anti-Nutrients
All-Natural
20 Synthetics:
Potassium chloride, Tricalcium phosphate, Calcium carbonate, Zinc proteinate, Iron proteinate, Vitamin e supplement, Choline chloride, Ascorbic acid, Zinc sulfate, Magnesium proteinate, Sodium selenite, Copper proteinate, Potassium iodide, Manganese proteinate, Cobalt proteinate, Vitamin b12 supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Vitamin a supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Riboflavin supplement
Nothing sketchy
9 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Natural flavors, Dried plain beet pulp, Brewers dried yeast, Cassia gum, Cranberry pomace, Blueberry pomace, Tomato pomace, Xanthan gum, Guar gum
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:
Chicken, Chicken Broth, Chicken Liver, Salmon, Egg Product, Natural Flavors, Brown Rice, Carrageenan, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Potassium Chloride, Flaxseed, Tricalcium Phosphate, Sunflower Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Yam, Calcium Carbonate, Brewers Dried Yeast, Spinach, Cassia Gum, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Cranberry Pomace, Dried Pomegranate, Blueberry Pomace, Dried Carrot, Tomato Pomace, Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum, Vitamin E Supplement, Dried Pumpkin, Choline Chloride, Ascorbic Acid, Zinc Sulfate, Magnesium Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate, Potassium Iodide, Manganese Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement.