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Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Weight Control Formula Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food is a prescription dog food made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 32 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 1 anti-nutrient, Pea Fiber (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 6 other sketchy ingredients, including Powdered 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
  • 32 Synthetics
  • 1 Anti-Nutrient
  • 6 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Weight Control Formula Small Breed Adult Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Prescription
No Anti-Nutrients
1 Anti-Nutrient:
Pea fiber
All-Natural
32 Synthetics:
Calcium sulfate, Potassium chloride, Potassium citrate, Sodium silico aluminate, L-lysine, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium tripolyphosphate, 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], Taurine, Choline chloride, Dl-methionine, Trace minerals [zinc proteinate, Zinc oxide, Ferrous sulfate, Manganese proteinate, Manganous oxide, Copper sulfate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite, Copper proteinate], L-carnitine, Preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid
Nothing sketchy
6 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Corn, Chicken by-product meal, Corn gluten meal, Wheat gluten, Powdered 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:
Corn, Chicken By-Product Meal, Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Barley, Wheat Gluten, Powdered Cellulose, Natural Flavors, Chicken Fat, Pea Fiber, Dried Chicory Root, Salt, Vegetable Oil, Fish Oil, Calcium Sulfate, Psyllium Seed Husk, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Citrate, Sodium Silico Aluminate, L-Lysine, Fructooligosaccharides, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, Vitamins [Dl-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (Source Of Vitamin E), 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], Taurine, Choline Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Trace Minerals [Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Copper Proteinate], L-Carnitine, Marigold Extract (Tagetes Erecta L.), Rosemary Extract, Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols And Citric Acid.