Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets Sweet Potato & Chicken Small Breed Bites™ Dry Formula is our special diet that provides your dog high quality nutrition. Our grain-free dog food formula offers a limited number of protein and carbohydrate sources.
Complete and balanced nutrition for all breeds and life stages from puppies to adults.
What are L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets?
Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets are designed with a limited number of protein and carbohydrate sources. Scientifically formulated to provide high quality nutrition and optimize your dog’s skin and coat, L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets are complete and balanced options for all breeds and life stages.
Digestion Starts in the Mouth for Your Small Breed
Because digestion begins in the mouth, smaller kibble is designed to accommodate the unique needs of your small breed dog. Every bite is packed with flavor, rich in nutrients and easy to digest.
Dental Health for Your Small Breed
The size, shape and texture of our kibble is specially designed to help promote clean teeth and healthy gums for small breed dogs.
The Food For A Lifetime™
Natural Balance has taken the same great formula that has proven successful for puppies through adults, and tailored it to the needs of your small breed dog. Your dog will benefit from eating the same food during all stages of life, and you'll enjoy the convenience of feeding Natural Balance according to your dog's life stage - puppy, adult or senior.
We carefully select ingredients of the highest quality. Wholesome formulas, including chicken, provide the nutrition your small breed dog needs to lead a healthy, naturally balanced lifestyle. No Artificial Flavors or Colors.
Formulated to complement our Chicken & Sweet Potato Canned Formula, it’s also a perfect match for our Sweet Potato & Chicken Treats for a complete grain-free diet!
Daily Feeding Guidelines
|Weight of Dog (lbs)||Serving Size|
|10 or less||1/2 to 1 cup*|
|10 - 20||1 to 1 1/2 cups*|
|20 - 30||1 1/2 to 2 cups*|
|30 - 40||2 to 2 1/2 cups*|
*Standard 8 oz. measuring cup.
Note: The amounts in the table are intended as guidelines only. The food intake should be adjusted according to the age, weight, breed, temperature, climate and activity level of your dog. Consult a veterinarian for specific weight recommendations.
Feed up to 2 times per pound of body weight over adult levels.
Minimal increase needed during first 6 weeks. Weeks 7, 8, & 9 increase up to 25%.
Immediately after whelping, the nutritional demand increases by 50% compared to maintenance levels. Feed in 3 equal meals per day.
We recommend that you do not add vitamins, minerals or any other supplements, except upon the advice of a veterinarian. When switching your dog's diet, the change should be made gradually, by replacing the current food with increasing portions of Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets Sweet Potato & Chicken Small Breed Bites™ formula. The change should be completed after 5 to 7 days. The maintenance of proper body weight is most important for your dog's health. Consult your veterinarian for specific weight recommendations for your dog. Remember, fresh clean water should be available at all times!
Ingredient Listing/Guaranteed Analysis
Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Chicken, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potato Fiber, Natural Flavor, Flaxseed, Sodium Chloride, Salmon Oil (a source of DHA), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Natural Mixed Tocopherols, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Folic Acid.
|Crude Protein||21.0% minimum|
|Crude Fat||10.0% minimum|
|Crude Fiber||4.5% maximum|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)*||0.01% minimum|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids*||2.3% minimum|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids*||0.4% minimum|
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets Sweet Potato and Chicken Formula for Dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for all life stages.
Metabolizable energy 3470 kcal/kg, 365 kcal/8 oz cup (calculated).
Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.