- Merrick is introducing a Lil Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe. It features lower calories and less fat to help older Best Dogs Ever manage their weight and leading levels of glucosamine and chondroitin to foster healthy hips and joints and L-carnitine for healthy metabolism in aging dogs.
- Merrick has a long history in premiumn pet food industry since 1988 in USA. Merrick notably becomes the world known Organic certified manufacturer of both dry and canned food for pets under the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) in 2012. Merrick Pet Care production facilities earn the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 certification for its 195,000 square foot facilities located in Hereford, Texas in 2013.
- Merrick introduces Merrick Lil Plates in 2016, a full line of grain-free dry and wet recipes for small breed dogs.
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Potatoes, Pea Protein, Salmon Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Potato Protein, Natural Flavor, Salmon Oil, Apples, Blueberries, Inulin (from chicory root), Gelatin, Salt, Organic Dried Alfalfa Meal, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate), Choline Chloride, L-Carnitine, 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), Dried Bacillius coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product.
- Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein: 32.0%
Crude Fat: 12.0%
Crude Fiber: 3.5%
Omega-6 fatty acid: 4.8%
Omega-3 fatty acid: 0.4%
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) : 0.05%
Glucosamine : 1200mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate: 1200mg/kg
Bacillus coagulans : 90,000,000 cfu/lb
L-carnitine: 200 mg/kg
|GOAL WT (LBS)||CALORIES/DAY||CUPS/DAY (APPROX)|
|15||464||1 1/3 cups|
|20||575||1 2/3 cups|
|30||780||2 1/4 cups|
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 Merrick Lil Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe each day.
Merrick Lil' Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
3,477 kcal/kg or 348 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).
- For more details, please refer to: Merrick Lil Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken + Sweet Potato Recipe 4Lbs / 12Lbs