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Rachael Ray Nutrish Little Bites Small Breed Natural Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe 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 19 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Dried Peas and Soybean Meal (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 4 other sketchy ingredients, including Corn Gluten Meal and Natural Flavor.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Rachael Ray Nutrish'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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Rachael Ray Nutrish
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 19 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 4 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Rachael Ray Nutrish Little Bites Small Breed Natural Real Chicken & Veggies Recipe Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by J.M. Smucker
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried peas, Soybean meal
All-Natural
19 Synthetics:
Dicalcium phosphate, Iron oxide (color), Zinc proteinate, Vitamin e supplement, Iron proteinate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Choline chloride, Copper proteinate, Manganese proteinate, D-calcium pantothenate, Sodium selenite, Vitamin a supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate, Vitamin b12 supplement, Calcium iodate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid
Nothing sketchy
4 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Whole ground corn, Dried plain beet pulp, Corn gluten meal, Natural flavor
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, Dried Peas, Soybean Meal, Whole Ground Corn, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brown Rice, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Corn Gluten Meal, Fish Meal, Natural Flavor, Salt, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dried Carrots, Iron Oxide (color), Zinc Proteinate, Dried Cranberries, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Proteinate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Choline Chloride, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Biotin, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid.