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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Selected Protein Adult PW 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 27 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 2 anti-nutrients including Potato and Potato Protein (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavors and Powdered Cellulose.

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
  • 27 Synthetics
  • 2 Anti-Nutrients
  • 2 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Selected Protein Adult PW 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:
Potato, Potato protein
All-Natural
27 Synthetics:
Calcium carbonate, Monocalcium phosphate, Choline chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium tripolyphosphate, Vitamins [dl-alpha tocopherol acetate (source of vitamin e), Niacin supplement, D-calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Riboflavin supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Vitamin a acetate, Folic acid, Vitamin b12 supplement, Menadione sodium bisulfite complex, Vitamin d3 supplement], Taurine, Dl-methionine, Trace minerals [zinc proteinate, Zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Manganous oxide, Copper sulfate, Copper proteinate, Calcium iodate], Preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Natural flavors, Powdered cellulose
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:
Potato, Fish Meal, Potato Protein, Chicken Fat, Natural Flavors, Powdered Cellulose, Calcium Carbonate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source Of Vitamin E), Niacin Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Acetate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Vitamin D3 Supplement], Taurine, Dl-Methionine, Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate], Rosemary Extract, Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid.