Merrick Lil' Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food is specially formulated to cater to the big appetites of small breed Senior Dogs. This recipe delivers the high quality nutrition made with the real whole foods and tasty mealtime experience Merrick is known for.
- Deboned chicken is always the first ingredient. This high-quality protein helps build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and energy levels.
- Formulated with fewer calories and fat to help aging dogs maintain a healthy weight, and L-carnitine to support a healthy metabolism.
- Grain-free formula with sweet potatoes, peas, apples, and blueberries for essential vitamins and minerals. Complete and balanced nutrition with omega 3 fatty acids that help your senior pup maintain his healthy skin and coat.
- Gluten-free meal includes probiotics and prebiotic fiber for healthy digestion and glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy joints.
- 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, 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.
- Crude protein (min.)32%
- Crude fat (min.)12%
- Crude fiber (max.)3.50 %
- Moisture (max.)11%
- Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.)4.80 %
- Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.)0.40 %
- DHA* (min.)0.05%
- Glucosamine* (min)1200 mg/kg
- Chondroitin sulfate* (min)1200 mg/kg
- Bacillius coagulans* (min)90,000,000 cfu/lb
- L-carnitine* (min)200 mg/kg
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.
*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)
||1 1/3 cups
||1 2/3 cups
||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.
3,477 kcal/kg or 348 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).