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NUTRO Large Breed Young Adult Chicken Whole Brown Rice Oatmeal Recipe 

Large Breed Young Adult Dog FoodChicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Recipe

Large breed young adult dogs, between the ages of 6 months and 2 years, need targeted nutrition as they grow into adulthood. The Nutro Company is the first pet food company to offer natural dog food just for young adult dogs. NUTRO™ Large Breed Young Adult Dog Food includes real chicken to help build strong muscles, DHA for healthy brain and nervous system development, and naturally-sourced glucosamine and chondroitin for healthy joints. Plus, our SMART STEP™ Formula offers optimal nutrition without the added calories that might lead to an overweight adult dog. Help your large breed dog transition from a puppy to an adult while staying lean and strong. Learn More About the Young Adult Life Stage.

Package Sizes Available: 30 lbs.
 

Overview and Key Benefits

  • SMART STEP™ Formula
    For young dogs transitioning into adulthood
  • low_calorie_food
    Balanced calories and nutrient density to help minimize early weight gain
  • Healthy Brain Development
    DHA from fish oil for brain and nervous system development
  • healthy_joints
    Natural Sources of Glucosamine & Chondroitin to support strong and healthy joints
 
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Ingredients and Guaranteed Analysis

Kibble
See the back of this package in stores for the approximate kibble size.
Ingredients
Chicken, Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Whole Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Rice Bran, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Pea Protein, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Selenium Yeast, Biotin, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 24.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 13.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 3.50%
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
Niacin (min.) 250 mg/kg
Biotin (Min.)* 2.5 mg/kg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.)* 0.10%
Glucosamine (min.)* 150 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate (min.)* 350 mg/kg
* 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 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.
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Feeding Guidelines
These are the recommended feeding amounts based on the ideal body condition for young large breed 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 Activity Level I
< 1 Hour/Day
Walking on Lead
Activity Level II
1 to 2 Hour(s)/Day
Playing Off Lead
Activity Level III
3 to 4 Hours/Day
Intense Training
40 lbs. 2 2/3 3 3 1/2
50 lbs. 3 1/4 3 2/3 4 1/4
60 lbs. 3 2/3 4 1/4 4 3/4
80 lbs. 4 1/2 5 1/4 6
100 lbs. 5 1/3 6 1/4 7
120 lbs. 6 7 8
160 lbs. 7 1/2 8 3/4 10
200 lbs. 9 10 1/3 11 3/4
†Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 3.10 oz. of NUTRO™ Large Breed Young Adult Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Recipe Dog Food.

Note: If you neuter or spay your dog, decrease amount fed by One Activity Level.

NUTRO™ Dog Food Body Chart
Underweight Dog
Idealweight Dog
Overweight Dog
Underweight
Ideal Weight
Overweight
Increase the feeding amount by one activity level to achieve an ideal weight.

Maintain feeding at the current activity level..

Decrease feeding by one activity level
Calorie Content
Metabolizable energy 3,547 kcal/kg, 312  kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO™ Large Breed Young Adult Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for growth and maintenance.
 

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