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Pedigree Puppy Growth & Protection Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor 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 16 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Soybean Meal and Dried Peas, Vitamin E Supplement (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 10 other sketchy ingredients, including Yellow 6 and Blue 2.

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

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Pedigree Puppy Growth & Protection Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dry Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Soybean meal, Dried peas, vitamin e supplement
All-Natural
16 Synthetics:
Monocalcium phosphate, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Zinc sulfate, Bha & citric acid (a preservative), D-calcium pantothenate (source of vitamin b5), yellow 5, Copper sulfate, Riboflavin supplement (vitamin b2), Sodium selenite, Pyriodoxine hydrochloride, Potassium iodide, Vitamin a supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), folic acid, Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement
Nothing sketchy
10 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Ground whole grain corn, Poultry by-product meal, Brewers rice, Corn gluten meal, animal fat (source of omega 6 fatty acids [preserved with bha/citric acid]), Natural flavor, Brewers dried yeast, Natural grilled steak flavor, Red 40, Yellow 6, Blue 2
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:
Ground Whole Grain Corn, Poultry By-Product Meal, Brewers Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Animal Fat (Source Of Omega 6 Fatty Acids [Preserved With Bha/Citric Acid]), Ground Whole Grain Wheat, Soybean Meal, Natural Flavor, Chicken By- Product Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Salt, Monocalcium Phosphate, Fish Oil ([Source Of Dha] Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols), Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Dried Peas, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Natural Grilled Steak Flavor, Bha & Citric Acid (A Preservative), Niacin, Dried Carrots, Red 40, Yellow 6, Blue 2, D-Calcium Pantothenate (Source Of Vitamin B5), Yellow 5, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Sodium Selenite, Pyriodoxine Hydrochloride, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement.