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Limited Ingredient Diet Puppy FoodLamb & Rice Recipe

Puppies need nutrient-rich, healthy puppy food with ingredients that help nourish growth. That’s why NUTRO® Limited Ingredient Diet Puppy Lamb & Rice Recipe uses real Australian and New Zealand lamb and whole brown rice in our natural puppy food. It’s important that puppies get the optimal nutrition without added ingredients that could cause digestive problems. Our exclusive SMART START Formula includes omega-3 fatty acids — EPA and DHA — which are essential for healthy growth and development. And, like all of our natural puppy food, this formula is fortified with vitamins, minerals and the perfect blend of nutrients. We guarantee a soft, shiny coat that makes a difference you can see.

Package Sizes Available: 5 lbs., 15 lbs.
 

Overview and Key Benefits

  • Lamb Meal Is the #1 Ingredient
    Real Lamb Is the #1 Ingredient
    Real Australian and New Zealand lamb is our #1 ingredient. Along with whole brown rice, it provides optimal nutrition and easier digestion.
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Healthy Growth
    Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Healthy Growth
    Our exclusive SMART STARTTM Formula provides omega-3 fatty acids — EPA and DHA — that are essential for early growth and development.
  • Targeted Nutrition for Higher Metabolisms
    Nutrients for a Healthy Metabolism
    Our unique blend of essential nutrients, such as protein, fat, vitamins and minerals, fuels a healthy metabolism for optimal growth.
  • Strong Bone Development
    Strong Bones Development
    Our formula provides puppies with balanced calcium and phosphorus levels to build strong bones for a long and healthy life.
  • Guaranteed to Improve Skin and Coat
    Guaranteed to Improve Skin and Coat**
    Optimal levels of omega-6 fatty acid (linoleic acid), zinc and B vitamins promote healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat — guaranteed.
** 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.
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Feeding Guidelines

Transitioning to Our Products
If switching to this formula or feeding NUTRO® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of this new formula with your old food for six days.
Read Our Transition Article
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 until 12 months.

Pregnant Bitches: During pregnancy, offer 50% more than the amount shown for puppies 29 to 52 weeks of age.

Lactating Bitches: Offer at least two to three times the amount shown for puppies 29 to 52 weeks of age.

If feeding NUTRO® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of NUTRO® Puppy Lamb & Rice Recipe 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
12 – 16
Weeks
17 – 28
Weeks
29 – 52
Weeks
Up to 5 lbs. 1 – 1 1/8 3/4 – 1 3/4 – 1 1/2 – 3/4
10 lbs. 1 1/2 – 1 3/4 1 1/3 – 1 1/2 1 1/4 – 1 1/3 1 – 1 1/4
15 lbs. 2 – 2 1/3 2 – 2 1/8 1 2/3 – 2 1 1/3 – 1 2/3
25 lbs. 3 – 3 1/2 2 3/4 – 3 2 1/2 – 2 3/4 2 – 2 1/2
35 lbs. 3 1/2 – 4 3 – 3 1/2 2 1/2 – 3
45 lbs. 3 3/4 – 4 1/3 3 – 3 3/4
55 lbs. 3 1/2 – 4 1/3
† Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 3.64 oz. of NUTRO® Diet Puppy Lamb & Rice Recipe 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 3813 kcal/kg, 393 kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO® Puppy Lamb & Rice Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth, gestation and lactation.


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