Nutro Wholesome Essentials Puppy Food Large Breed - PetMax
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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...

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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.

Key Product Benefits:

  • Real chicken is the #1 ingredient.
  • Naturally sourced glucosamine and chondroitin for joint health
  • The only brand guaranteed to improve skin and coat**
  • Targeted levels of protein and fat help large breed puppies grow up strong.
  • Natural puppy food with added vitamins, minerals and amino acids
  • Contains no corn gluten, corn, wheat or soy protein
  • Contains no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives
  • 100% produced in our own facilities

Ingredients:
 
Chicken, Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Whole Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Rice Bran, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Biotin, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract

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.)* 350mg/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Min.)* 0.15%

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
 
Calorie Content
Metabolizable energy 3701 kcal/kg, 353 kcal/cup (calculated)

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