Merrick Lil' Plates recipes are are specially formulated for your small and toy breed dogs! Small breed dogs have special nutritional needs to feed their high metabolism and faster growth rates, not to mention small mouths mean they need a small kibble. So Merrick has taken their high quality, grain free dry foods and shrunk them down to deliver high quality nutrition with no grains, fillers, by-products, and all USA sourced ingredients.
This formula is appropriate for all life stages feeding.
This formula is available in 4 lb and 12 lb bags.
Deboned Lamb, Lamb Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Potatoes, Chickpeas, Potato Protein, Natural Flavor, Pea Protein, Pork Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Whitefish Meal, Salmon Oil, Apples, Flaxseed Oil, Blueberries, Inulin (from chicory root), Gelatin, Salt, Organic Dried Alfalfa Meal, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate), Choline Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Dried Bacillius coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product.
Crude protein (min.) 30.00 %
Crude fat (min.) 15.00 %
Crude fiber (max.) 4.50 %
Moisture (max.) 11.00 %
DHA (min.) 0.05%
Omega-6 fatty acid* (min.) 3.50%
Omega-3 fatty acid* (min.) 0.40 %
Glucosamine Hydrochloride* (min.) 800 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate* (min.) 800 mg/kg
Bacillus coagulans (min.) 90,000,000 cfu/lb
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.
For dogs over 30 lbs: add 1/4 cup per additional 5 lbs