Senior Dry Dog Food
Senior Dry Dog Food

NUTRO™ Wholesome Essentials™ Senior Dry Dog Food

Lamb & Rice Recipe

NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Senior Lamb & Rice Recipe Dog Food always starts with lamb as the first ingredient. This recipe is crafted to help maintain your senior dog's cognitive health, and to promote healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat. NUTRO™ Food for Dogs follows the NUTRO FEED CLEAN™ Philosophy.

This natural dog food plus vitamins, minerals and other nutrients features:

• Essential antioxidants to support your dog’s aging immune system
• Made with Non-GMO* Ingredients
• No artificial flavours, colours or preservatives

Available in the following size: 

30 lbs. (13.61 kg)

Trace amounts of genetically modified material may be present due to potential cross contact during manufacturing.


All the “life” in your pet’s life is dependent upon how you feed them. A pet’s food energizes them from the inside out, and NUTRO’S™ clean recipes are simple, purposeful, and trustworthy – made of real, recognizable, non-GMO ingredients. NUTRO. Feed Clean™.

Trace amounts of genetically modified material may be present due to potential cross contact during manufacturing.


Deboned Lamb, Lamb Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Whole Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Rice Bran, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Pea Protein, Natural Flavour, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Sunflower Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives), Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin E Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Selenium Yeast, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (min.)23.00%
Crude Fat (min.)13.00%
Crude Fibre (max.)4.00%
Moisture (max.)10.00%
Linoleic Acid (min.)3.50%
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) (min.)0.10%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.)0.05%
Zinc (min.)250 mg/kg
Selenium (min.)0.35 mg/kg
Vitamin E (min.)60 IU/kg
Niacin (min.)250 mg/kg
Biotin (min.)*2.5 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate (min.)*350 mg/kg
Glucosamine (min.)*100 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Feeding Guide Overview

These are the recommended feeding amounts based on the ideal body condition for senior dogs of various weights. Individual dogs’ energy requirements may differ. Adjust the amount fed to obtain or maintain your dog’s optimum weight. 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.

Suggested Amounts to Feed Per Day (Cups)

Dog Weight Feeding Amount
15 lbs. (7 kg)1 1/4
25 lbs. (11 kg)1 3/4
35 lbs. (16 kg)2 1/3
45 lbs. (20 kg)2 3/4
55 lbs. (25 kg)3 1/4
65 lbs. (30 kg)3 2/3


Use a standard 8 oz. (250 ml) measuring cup which holds 3.10 oz. (87.9 g) of NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Senior Lamb & Rice Recipe Dog Food. 


Metabolizable energy 3,545 kcal/kg, 312 kcal/cup (calculated)

Transitioning to Our Products

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

NUTRO™ Dog Food Body Chart

Nutro Underweight: Increase the feeding amount by one activity level to achieve an ideal weight.
Nutro Ideal weight: Maintain feeding at the current activity level.
Nutro Overweight: Decrease feeding by one activity level to achieve an ideal weight.
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