Recipe Overview New Merrick Limited Ingredient Diet dry and canned natural recipes for dogs and cats keep it simple, with complete and balanced nutrition from a single source of animal protein and the fewest, most essential natural ingredients for sensitive pets. Feeding Guide
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For dogs over 100 lbs: Add 1/3 cup per additional 10 lbs. For puppies and pregnant or nursing dogs: Feed 25% more than the amounts listed. Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Merrick Limited Ingredient Diet Grain Free Real Duck + Sweet Potato Recipe each day. Merrick Limited Ingredient Diet Grain Free Real Duck and Chickpea Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance. 3634 kcal/kg or 385 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy)(calculated) Ingredient Deboned Duck, Duck Meal, Chickpeas, Lentils, Peas, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Minerals (Salt, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Calcium Iodate), Vitamins (Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement). Guaranteed Analysis Crude protein (min.) 28% Crude fat (min.) 15% Crude fiber (max.) 4.5% Moisture (min.) 11% Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.) 4.0% Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.) 0.8% Glucosamine* (min.) 1200 mg/kg Chondroitin sulfate* (min.) 1200 mg/kg * If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.