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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Hydrolyzed Protein Adult HP Canned Dog Food is a prescription dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 33 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Pea Starch and Hydrolyzed Soy Protein (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 3 other sketchy ingredients, including Sodium Carboxymethyl-Cellulose and Natural Flavors.

Warning Due to this being a grain-free food that contains legumes or potatoes this Royal Canin Veterinary Diet 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 Veterinary Diet
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prescription Extruded
  • Feed Grade
  • 33 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 3 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Hydrolyzed Protein Adult HP Canned Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Pea starch, Hydrolyzed soy protein
All-Natural
33 Synthetics:
Chicken liver hydrolyzate, Sodium tripolyphosphate, Calcium carbonate, Sodium silico aluminate, Calcium sulfate, Potassium chloride, Taurine, Choline chloride, Dl-methionine, Cysteine, Glycine, Potassium phosphate, Vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), Niacin supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), D-calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Riboflavin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Vitamin a acetate, Folic acid, Vitamin b12 supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement], Trace minerals [zinc proteinate, Zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Copper proteinate, Copper sulfate, Manganous oxide, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite], Magnesium oxide
Nothing sketchy
3 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Powdered cellulose, Sodium carboxymethyl-cellulose, Natural flavors
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, Pea Starch, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Chicken Liver Hydrolyzate, Vegetable Oil, Powdered Cellulose, Sodium Carboxymethyl-Cellulose, Lecithin, Fish Oil, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Natural Flavors, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Silico Aluminate, Carrageenan, Calcium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Cysteine, Glycine, Potassium Phosphate, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), Inositol, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Acetate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite], Magnesium Oxide, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.).