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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Mature Consult Canned Dog Food is a prescription dog food 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, Carob Bean Gum (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 6 other sketchy ingredients, including Guar Gum 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
  • 23 Synthetics
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • 6 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Mature Consult Canned Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Carob bean gum
All-Natural
23 Synthetics:
Calcium carbonate, Leucine, Calcium sulfate, Taurine, Potassium chloride, L-carnitine, Vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Riboflavin supplement, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Vitamin b12 supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin d3 supplement], Trace minerals [zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Zinc proteinate, Copper sulfate, Manganous oxide, Sodium selenite, Calcium iodate]
Nothing sketchy
6 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Pork by-products, Powdered cellulose, Wheat gluten, Dried tomato pomace, Guar gum, 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, Pork By-Products, Chicken, Rice Flour, Wheat Flour, Powdered Cellulose, Wheat Gluten, Carrageenan, Fish Oil, Carob Bean Gum, Dried Tomato Pomace, Casein, Calcium Carbonate, Leucine, Calcium Sulfate, Taurine, Guar Gum, Potassium Chloride, Lecithin, Natural Flavors, L-Carnitine, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Trace Minerals [Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate], Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Tea.