Recipe Overview Dogs thrive on quality protein and healthy fats. That is why the Merrick Grain Free Healthy Weight Dry Dog Food provides balanced nutrition with real whole foods sourced from local farmers. This natural, grain free formula dog food is ideal for adult dogs of all with a focus on naturally nutrient rich ingredients to support overall health. Merrick starts with real and wholesome USDA-inspected deboned beef as the first ingredient with amino acids necessary for building muscle and a healthy metabolism. Our Merrick Grain Free Healthy Weight Recipe is balanced with 55% beef and poultry proteins and health fat ingredients and 45% fresh produce and vitamins and minerals. It’s optimal protein and fiber without the extra calories or fat. Like with all of our recipes, we locally source our farm fresh ingredients to ensure the highest quality. As a result, Merrick recipes are cooked in our own five-star kitchen and manufacturing facilities that uphold the strict guidelines well defined by the FDA. Feeding Guide
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For dogs over 100 lbs: Add 1/4 cup per additional 10 lbs. Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Merrick Grain Free Healthy Weight Recipe each day. Merrick Grain Free Healthy Weight Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance. 3,210 kcal per kilogram or 360 kcal per cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as fed basis (calculated). Ingredients Deboned Beef, Chicken Meal, Potatoes, Peas, Sweet Potatoes, Natural Flavor, Potato Protein, Turkey Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Apples, Blueberries, Yeast Culture, Organic Alfalfa, Flaxseed Oil, Potassium Chloride, Salmon Oil, Salt, Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Sulfate, Iron 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 Supplement, 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 Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product. Guaranteed Analysis Crude protein (min.) 32.00 % Crude fat (min.) 8.00 % Crude fat (max.) 11.00 % Crude fiber (max.) 5.0 % Moisture (max.) 11.00 % Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.) 2.40 % Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.) 0.30 % Glucosamine hydrochloride* (min.) 600 mg/kg Chondroitin sulfate* (min.) 600 mg/kg * If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.