Merrick Lil’ Plates Grain Free Dry Dog Food caters to the big appetites of small pups. This nutritious recipe is specially formulated for the unique dietary needs of small breed dogs. The perfectly–sized, crunchy bites also help reduce plaque and keep your dog’s teeth clean.
- Real deboned chicken is always the first ingredient. This high quality protein helps build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels.
- A good source of omega 3 fatty acids that help support your dog’s healthy skin and coat plus probiotics and prebiotic fiber for healthy digestion and glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy joints.
- Real whole foods like sweet potatoes, potatoes, peas, apples and blueberries offer vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
- All Merrick recipes are crafted in our Hereford, TX kitchen and cooked in the USA, in facilities that uphold strict FDA guidelines.
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Peas, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Salmon Meal, Apples, Blueberries, Flaxseed Oil, Inulin (from chicory root), Organic Alfalfa, Gelatin, Salt, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.
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Merrick Lil' Plates Grain Free Real Real Chicken + Sweet Potatoes Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages except for growth of large size dogs (70 lbs. or more as an adult).
*If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
Goal Weight (lbs) Calories Per Day Cups Per Day (Approx) 2 102 1/4 cup 5 203 1/2 cup 10 342 1 cup 15 464 1-1/4 cups 20 575 1-1/3 cups 25 680 1-2/3 cups 30 780 2 cups Additional Info
For dogs over 30 lbs: add 1/4 cup per additional 5 lbs
Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Lil Plates Real Chicken + Sweet Potatoes Recipe each day.
3,740 kcal/kg or 430 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).