Helps support neural and brain health
Helps maintain healthy heart and eyes
Helps support healthy muscles
Helps support healthy skin and coat
Helps support healthy bones and teeth
|Crude Protein (Min.)||23.0%|
|Crude Fat (Min.)||13.0%|
|Crude Fiber (Max.)||5.0%|
|Eicosapentaenoic + Docosahexaenoic Acid (Min.)||0.12%|
|Zinc (Min.)||100 mg/kg|
|Selenium (Min.)||0.35 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E (Min.)||80 IU/kg|
|Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (Min.)||55 mg/kg*|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Min.)||0.40%*|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Min.)||2.5%*|
|L-Carnitine (Min.)||50 mg/kg*|
|*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.|
ME = 3,640 kcal/kg; 370 kcal/8 oz cup Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.
Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance® Original Ultra Chicken & Barley Formula Small Breed Bites® dog food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lb. or more as an adult).
|Weight of Adult Dog (lb)|
|1 - 10 lb.||1/2 - 1|
|10 - 20 lb.||1 - 1 1/2|
|20 - 30 lb.||1 1/2 - 2|
|30 - 40 lb.||2 - 2 1/2|
*Based on a standard 8 oz measuring cup.
When switching your dog's diet, we recommend that it be done gradually over a 5-7 day period. Keep clean water available at all times.
Feeding ManagementPuppies: Feed up to 2 times per pound of body weight over adult levels
Pregnant Females: Minimal increase needed during first 6 weeks. Weeks 7, 8, & 9 increase up to 25%
Lactating Females: Immediately after whelping, the nutritional demand increases by 50% compared to maintenance levels. Feed in 3 equal meals per day.