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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Satiety Support Small Breed 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 34 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Pea Fiber and Tapioca (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 6 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavors and Corn.

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
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 34 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 6 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Satiety Support Small Breed Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
2 Anti-Nutrients:
Pea fiber, Tapioca
All-Natural
34 Synthetics:
Potassium chloride, L-tyrosine, Calcium carbonate, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium tripolyphosphate, L-lysine, Taurine, Choline chloride, N-butyric acid, Magnesium oxide, Glucosamine hydrochloride, Vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), Niacin supplement, Riboflavin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Vitamin a acetate, Vitamin b12 supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Folic acid], L-carnitine, Trace minerals [zinc proteinate, Zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Manganous oxide, Copper sulfate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite, Copper proteinate], Chondroitin sulfate, Preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid
Nothing sketchy
6 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Chicken by-product meal, Wheat gluten, Powdered cellulose, Corn gluten meal, Natural flavors, Corn
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 By-Product Meal, Pea Fiber, Wheat Gluten, Powdered Cellulose, Tapioca, Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicory, Natural Flavors, Corn, Chicken Fat, Psyllium Seed Husk, Fish Oil, Salt, Potassium Chloride, L-Tyrosine, Calcium Carbonate, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, L-Lysine, Taurine, Choline Chloride, N-Butyric Acid, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Magnesium Oxide, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid], L-Carnitine, Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], Chondroitin Sulfate, Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.