Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets Sweet Potato & Fish Dry Formula offers your dog grain-free nutrition, with 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.
Salmon Premium quality protein source not commonly used in pet foods.
Sweet Potatoes Premium quality carbohydrate rich in potassium and a highly digestible energy source.
Canola Oil Low in saturated fat and high in monounsaturated fat. Excellent Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid profiles.
Salmon Oil High in Omega-3, source of DHA
Flaxseed An excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
No Artificial Flavors or Colors.
Formulated to complement our Fish & Sweet Potato Canned Formula, it’s also a perfect match for our Sweet Potato & Fish Treats for a complete grain-free diet!
Also try our Sweet Potato & Fish Dry Formula Small Breed Bites Dry Dog Food made specifically for small breed dogs and puppies!
Daily Feeding Guidelines
|Weight of Puppy (lbs)||Serving Size|
|10 or less||1 to 2 cups*|
|10 - 20||2 to 3 cups*|
|20 - 30||3 to 4 cups*|
|30 - 40||4 to 5 cups*|
|40 - 60||5 to 6 2/3 cups*|
|60 - 80||6 2/3 to 8 2/3 cups*|
|80 - 100||8 2/3 to 10 cups*|
*Standard 8 oz. measuring cup.
Note: These feeding guidelines are suggested only, feeding amounts may vary by breed, activity level, temperament and climate.
Puppies can begin nibbling on moistened Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets Sweet Potato and Fish Dry Dog Food before they are weaned. From six weeks to six months, feed three times a day. You may want to add a small amount of Natural Balance Fish and Sweet Potato Canned Dog Food for ease of feeding. The amount of canned dog food can be gradually decreased as the puppy matures. After six months, it is recommended to feed twice daily.
|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 1/2 cups*|
|30 - 40||2 1/2 to 3 cups*|
|40 - 60||3 to 4 cups*|
|60 - 80||4 to 4 3/4 cups*|
|80 - 100||4 3/4 to 5 3/4 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.
Adult dogs should be fed either once or twice per day. When you first start feeding Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets Sweet Potato & Fish Formula, we suggest to start with the amounts recommended in the Table. Energy requirements vary with environmental conditions, temperature and activity of your dog. The amount of food should always be adjusted to suit your dog's needs.
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.
Based on the work your dog will be asked to perform, the nutritional requirements will vary accordingly. As the work load increases, the demand for protein and fat increases proportionally. Dogs in hard training will generally require twice the maintenance levels.
As your dog begins to age, his energy expenditure will decrease. Decreasing the amount of food accordingly will allow for the maintenance of proper body weight for less active dog.
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 Sweet Potato and Fish dog food. 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, Salmon, Salmon Meal, Canola Oil, Potato Fiber, Natural Flavor, Sodium Chloride, Salmon Oil (a source of DHA), Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, DL-methionine, Choline Chloride, Natural Mixed Tocopherols, Taurine, 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*||1.4% minimum|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids*||0.75% 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 & Fish Formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for all life stages.
Metabolizable energy 3380 kcal/kg, 325 kcal/8 oz cup (calculated).
Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.