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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Naturals Canned 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 19 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Sweet Potatoes and Potato Protein (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Guar Gum and Natural Smoke Flavor. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets 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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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 19 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Naturals Canned Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Sweet potatoes, Potato protein
All-Natural
19 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Vitamin e supplement, L-lysine monohydrochloride, Calcium carbonate, Zinc sulfate, Thiamine mononitrate, Ferrous sulfate, Copper sulfate, Manganese sulfate, Calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin b-12 supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Potassium iodide, Folic acid, Vitamin d-3 supplement, Sodium selenite
Nothing sketchy
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Glycerin, Guar gum, Natural smoke flavor
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, Water Sufficient for Processing, Liver, Barley, Rice, Sweet Potatoes, Potato Protein, Coconut Oil, Oat Meal, Glycerin, Guar Gum, Tricalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Natural Smoke Flavor, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Calcium Carbonate, Zinc Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin, Sodium Selenite.