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Royal Canin Boxer Loaf in Sauce 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 28 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 1 anti-nutrient, Carob Bean Gum (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 7 other sketchy ingredients, including Tomato Pomace and Guar Gum. 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 Royal Canin 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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Royal Canin
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 28 Synthetics
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • 7 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Boxer Loaf in Sauce Canned Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Carob bean gum
All-Natural
28 Synthetics:
Sodium silico aluminate, Potassium chloride, Calcium carbonate, Vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Niacin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), D-calcium pantothenate, Riboflavin supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Vitamin b12 supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin d3 supplement], Taurine, Sodium tripolyphosphate, L-carnitine, Citric acid, Glucosamine hydrochloride, Sodium carbonate, Magnesium oxide, Trace minerals [zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Zinc proteinate, Copper sulfate, Manganous oxide, Sodium selenite, Calcium iodate], Chondroitin sulfate
Nothing sketchy
7 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Chicken by-products, Pork by-products, Corn flour, Powdered cellulose, Natural flavors, Tomato pomace, 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:
Water Sufficient For Processing, Chicken By-Products, Pork By-Products, Pork Liver, Chicken Liver, Chicken, Corn Flour, Powdered Cellulose, Fish Oil, Carrageenan, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Natural Flavors, Potassium Chloride, Tomato Pomace, Carob Bean Gum, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source Of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source Of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Taurine, Guar Gum, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, L-Carnitine, Citric Acid, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Sodium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Trace Minerals [Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Chondroitin Sulfate.