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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Selected Protein Adult PD Dry Dog Food is a prescription dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 26 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 3 anti-nutrients including Dried Potato, Potato Protein, and Hydrolyzed Soy Protein (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Duck By-Product Meal 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
  • 26 Synthetics
  • 3 Anti-Nutrients
  • 2 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Selected Protein Adult PD Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
3 Anti-Nutrients:
Dried potato, Potato protein, Hydrolyzed soy protein
All-Natural
26 Synthetics:
Monocalcium phosphate, Dl-methionine, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Choline chloride, Vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin c), D-calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Vitamin a acetate, Niacin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Vitamin b12 supplement, Riboflavin supplement, Folic acid, Vitamin d3 supplement], Trace minerals [zinc proteinate, Zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Manganous oxide, Copper sulfate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite, Copper proteinate], Preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Duck by-product meal, 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:
Dried Potato, Duck By-Product Meal, Coconut Oil, Potato Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Natural Flavors, Vegetable Oil, Fish Oil, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dl-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source of Vitamin E), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Biotin, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], Rosemary Extract, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid.