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Taste of the Wild Pine Forest Grain-Free 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 24 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has 6 anti-nutrients including Garbanzo Beans, Peas, and Lentils (which may interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients), and it has 4 other sketchy ingredients, including Natural Flavor and Ocean Fish Meal.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Taste of the Wild's dog food in at least 10 cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Taste of the Wild
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • Hot Extruded Kibble
  • Feed Grade
  • 24 Synthetics
  • 6 Anti-Nutrients
  • 4 Sketchy Ingredients

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Taste of the Wild Pine Forest Grain-Free Dry Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Diamond Pet Foods
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Hot Extruded Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
6 Anti-Nutrients:
Garbanzo beans, Peas, Lentils, Pea protein, Pea flour, Fava beans
All-Natural
24 Synthetics:
Dl-methionine, Choline chloride, Taurine, Vitamin e supplement, Iron proteinate, Zinc proteinate, Copper proteinate, Ferrous sulfate, Zinc sulfate, Copper sulfate, Potassium iodide, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Manganese proteinate, Manganous oxide, Ascorbic acid, Vitamin a supplement, Calcium pantothenate, Manganese sulfate, Sodium selenite, Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin b6), Vitamin b12 supplement, Riboflavin (vitamin b2), Vitamin d supplement, Folic acid
Nothing sketchy
4 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Canola oil, Tomato pomace, Natural flavor, Ocean fish meal
Ingredients:
Beef, Beef Hearts, Beef Livers, Millet, Pumpkin, Honey, Zucchini, Beef Bone, Kale, Sea Salt, Flaxseed, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kelp, Parsley, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Venison, Lamb Meal, Garbanzo Beans, Peas, Lentils, Pea Protein, Pea Flour, Egg Product, Canola Oil, Fava Beans, Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Ocean Fish Meal, Salmon Oil (A Source Of Dha), Salt, Dl-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Dried Chicory Root, Tomatoes, Blueberries, Raspberries, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Procuct, Dried BifiDobacterium Animalis Fermentation Product, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, RiboFlavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D Supplement, Folic Acid.