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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Formula 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 23 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 1 anti-nutrient, Locust Bean Gum (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 6 other sketchy ingredients, including Added Color and Natural 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
  • 23 Synthetics
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • 6 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets NF Kidney Function Formula Canned Dog Food
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Locust bean gum
All-Natural
23 Synthetics:
Animal fat (preserved with tbhq and citric acid), Calcium sulfate, Potassium citrate, Potassium chloride, Magnesium sulfate, Choline chloride, Vitamin e supplement, Calcium carbonate, Zinc sulfate, Calcium phosphate, Ferrous sulfate, Thiamine mononitrate, Copper sulfate, Calcium pantothenate, Manganese sulfate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin b-12 supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Vitamin a supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin d-3 supplement, Potassium iodide, Sodium selenite
Nothing sketchy
6 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Meat by-products, Corn grits, Chicken by-products, Guar gum, Added color, Natural 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:
Water Sufficient for Processing, Meat By-Products, Rice, Corn Grits, Beef, Liver, Chicken By-Products, Animal Fat (Preserved with Tbhq and Citric Acid), Calcium Sulfate, Guar Gum, Fish Oil, Potassium Citrate, Locust Bean Gum, Carrageenan, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Sulfate, Added Color, Choline Chloride, Natural Flavor, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Carbonate, Zinc Sulfate, Calcium Phosphate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite.