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Large Breed Puppy Food Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula

Large breed puppies have unique needs. Whether it’s developing strong and healthy joints or ensuring overall balanced growth, they need proper nutrition to help keep them strong and active. That’s why NATURAL CHOICE® Large Breed Puppy Food uses naturally sourced glucosamine and chondroitin to promote the development of healthy cartilage. With balanced protein and fat for optimal growth, this great-tasting, natural puppy food also features farm-raised chicken for strong muscles and a healthy metabolism. Plus, whole brown rice and oatmeal provide easy digestion for large breed puppies with sensitive stomachs. They’ll enjoy the taste, and you’ll love seeing them mature into the happy, healthy dogs they were meant to be.

Package Sizes Available: 15 lbs., 30 lbs.
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Overview and Key Benefits

Real Chicken Is the #1 Ingredient
Real Chicken Is the #1 Ingredient
Great-tasting, farm-raised chicken delivers the amino acids that large breed puppies need to build muscles and maintain a healthy metabolism.
Strong, Healthy Joints
Strong, Healthy Joints
Our naturally sourced glucosamine and chondroitin are the nutritional building blocks of healthy cartilage to help in developing strong and healthy joints.
Whole Grains for Better Digestion
Whole Grains for Better Digestion
Whole brown rice and oatmeal improve nutrient absorption and digestion.
Targeted Nutrition for a Healthy Growth
Targeted Nutrition for a Higher Metabolism
It’s precisely formulated with targeted levels of protein and fat to support the high energy levels of large breed puppies.
Guaranteed to Improve Skin and Coat
Guaranteed to Improve Skin and Coat**
Patented levels of omega-6 fatty acid (linoleic acid), zinc and B vitamins promote healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat – guaranteed.
Quality, Natural Nutrition
Quality, Natural Nutrition
Our formula is made without corn gluten, corn, wheat or soy protein.

Transitioning to Our Products

If switching to this formula or feeding NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of this new formula with your old food for six days.

** Complete satisfaction or your money back
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Ingredients and Guaranteed Analysis
See the back of this package in stores for the approximate kibble size.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (Min.) 26.00%
Crude Fat (Min.) 15.00%
Crude Fiber (Max.) 3.00%
Moisture (Max.) 10.00%
Linoleic Acid (Min.) 3.50%
Calcium (Min.) 1.00%
Calcium (Max.) 1.50%
Phosphorus (Min.) 0.90%
Phosphorus (Max.) 1.30%
Zinc (Min.) 250 mg/kg
Vitamin E (Min.) 250 IU/kg
Niacin (Min.) 250 mg/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Source of Vitamin C) (Min.)* 50 mg/kg
Biotin (Min.)* 2.5 mg/kg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (Min.)* 0.05%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (Min.)* 0.05%
Glucosamine (Min.)* 150 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate (Min.)* 350 mg/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Min.)* 0.15%
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
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Feeding Guidelines
Transitioning to Our Products
If switching to this formula or feeding NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of this new formula with your old food for six days. Learn More

Feeding Guidelines
These are the recommended feeding ranges for puppies. These guidelines should be adjusted as needed to obtain optimum weight.

Puppies: From 3 to 5 weeks of age, moisten food and feed frequently. From 6 weeks of age, feed the suggested amount in three meals per day until 6 months of age, then twice daily.

Pregnant Bitches: During pregnancy, offer 50% more than the amount shown for puppies over 12 months of age.

Lactating Bitches: Offer at least two to three times the amount shown for puppies over 12 months of age.

If feeding NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Large Breed Puppy Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food with your old food for six days. Keep fresh drinking water available at all times, provide plenty of exercise and see your veterinarian regularly. Serve dry or lightly moistened. To help maintain freshness, we recommend sealing the bag tightly and storing it in a cool, dry location.

Puppy Age — Suggested Amounts to Feed Per Day (Cups)
Puppy
Weight
6 – 11
Weeks
3 – 5
Months
6 – 8
Months
9 – 12
Months
Over 12
Months
Up to 10 lbs. 1 3/4 – 2 1 1/2 – 1 3/4
20 lbs. 3 – 3 1/4 2 1/2 – 3 2 – 2 1/2
30 lbs. 4 – 4 1/3 3 1/3 – 4 2 3/4 – 3 1/3 2 2/3 – 2 3/4
40 lbs. 5 – 5 1/2 4 – 5 3 1/2 – 4 3 1/4 – 3 1/2
60 lbs. 5 1/2 – 6 2/3 4 3/4 – 5 1/2 4 1/2 – 4 3/4 3 2/3
80 lbs. 7 – 8 1/4 6 – 7 5 1/2 – 6 4 2/3
100 lbs. 7 – 8 1/4 6 1/2 – 7 5 1/2
120 lbs. 8 – 9 1/3 7 1/2 – 8 6 1/4
140 lbs. 9 – 10 1/2 8 1/3 – 9 7
160 lbs. 9 1/3 – 10 7 3/4
180 lbs. 10 1/4 – 11 8 1/2
200 lbs. 9 1/4

Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 3.37 oz. of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Large Breed Puppy Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food. Moisten the food until the puppy no longer has sore gums and has sufficient teeth to chew the kibble.

NUTRO® Dog Food Body Chart
Underweight Ideal Weight Overweight
Increase the feeding amount to achieve an ideal weight.
Maintain feeding at the current level.
Decrease the feeding amount to the lower range of target weight within the age category.
Calorie Content
Metabolizable energy 3701 kcal/kg, 353 kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Large Breed Puppy Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth, gestation and lactation.