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Puppy Natural Chicken Meal & Rice Recipe

Puppy RecipeFarm Raised Chicken

NUTRO™ MAX® Puppy Food is specially formulated to support the development of growing puppies ages 1 to 12 months. Our all natural recipes are made with farm-raised chicken plus added vitamins and minerals to provide complete and balanced nutrition. Your puppy will love the savory flavors of real chicken and whole grains in our natural dog food, and you will like that NUTRO™ MAX® Puppy Recipe With Farm Raised Chicken Dry Dog Food never contains chicken by-product meal, corn, wheat or soy protein.

Package Sizes Available: 4lb. 12lb.

Overview and Key Benefits

  • Contains one (1) 4-lb. bag of NUTRO™ MAX® Puppy Recipe With Farm Raised Chicken Dry Dog Food
  • NUTRO™ MAX® Puppy Food supports the healthy development of growing puppies ages 1 to 12 months
  • Our great-tasting, quality food for puppies is made with farm-raised chicken, plus whole grains as a nutritious source of fiber
  • Our all-natural, affordable dog food contains no artificial flavors or preservatives
  • NUTRO™ MAX® Dog Food is responsibly made in the U.S.A. in our own facilities
  • A complete and balanced natural puppy food that keeps your dog healthy and happy — at an affordable price
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Ingredients and Guaranteed Analysis

Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Sorghum, Peas, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Chicken, Pea Protein, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Whole Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Chickpeas, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin E Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Selenium Yeast, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (Min.) 28.00%
Crude Fat (Min.) 15.00%
Crude Fiber (Max.) 3.00%
Moisture (Max.) 10.00%
Calcium (min.) 1.00%
Phosphorus (min.) 0.90%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.)* 0.10%
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) (min.)* 0.05%
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
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Feeding Guidelines

Note: 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 until 12 months.

Pregnant/Lactating Bitches: During pregnancy, offer 50% more and during lactation offer at least two to three times more than the amount shown for puppies 29 to 52 weeks of age. 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)
Puppy Age 6 – 11 Weeks 12 – 16 Weeks 17 – 28 Weeks 29 – 52 Weeks
5 lbs. 1 to 1-1/4 cups 3/4 to 1 cups 3/4 to 1 cups 2/3 to 3/4 cups
10 lbs. 1-2/3 to 1-3/4 cups 1-1/2 to 1-2/3 cups 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups 1 to 1-1/4 cups
15 lbs. 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 cups 2 to 2-1/4 cups 1-2/3 to 2 cups 1-1/3 to 1-2/3 cups
25 lbs. 3-1/4 to 3-1/2 cups 2-3/4 to 3-1/4 cups 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 cups 2 to 2-1/2 cups
35 lbs. - 3-2/3 to 4 cups 3-1/4 to 3-2/3 cups 2-1/2 to 3-1/4 cups
45 lbs. - - 3-3/4 to 4-1/3 cups 3 to 3-3/4 cups
55 lbs. - - 4-1/2 to 5-1/4 cups 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 cups
65 lbs. - - - 4 to 5 cups

Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 3.64 oz. of NUTRO MAX Puppy Recipe With Farm-Raised Chicken Dog Food.

Calorie Content
Calorie Content: Metabolizable energy 3,715 kcal/kg, 383 kcal/cup (calculated).
NUTRO® Dog Food Body Chart
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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 or feed NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Large Breed Weight Management Dog Food to achieve an ideal weight.
Calorie Content
Metabolizable energy 3615 kcal/kg, 296 kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Large Breed Senior Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for adult maintenance.

Product Reviews

Puppy Recipe is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 765.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NutroMax is Dog-gone Maximum Satisfying We got our puppy, Chipmunk, when he was 13 weeks old. The breeder we got him from gave us a starter bag of puppy NutroMax. When it was time to purchase more, we decided to buy another leading brand that happened to be on sale. To our surprise he would not touch this other brand. So of course we went back to NutroMax. We have now just swithced to the active Adult NutroMax because he just turned 1 years old. He loves that also. He chows down on NutroMax. We now have learned not to switch just because something happens to be on special. This dog we have eats just about anything that isn't food, but when it comes to his dog food, he won't touch anything else but his NutroMax. I will never switch again. *****NUTROMAX IS CHIPMUNK APPROVED*****
Date published: 2011-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My puppy loves it. After trying several other brands, we found this one. Meg, our rescue pup, loves it and we love that it is full of wholesome and nutritious ingredients. Thanks Nurto.
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great product! We have recently adopted a dog from a local no kill shelter. When we got her she was rather thin from just having puppies. We started her out on this food and within no time she was back on track! We feed this food to all 3 of our dogs. Great quality, great price! Way to go NUTRO!
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My puppy loves this stuff! When we purchased our Siberian Husky from our breeder, she recommended we stay on the same puppy food she was feeding him; Nutro MAX Puppy (not the large breed formula). She said that although some Huskies can be large, the adult Nutro Max was just a little rich for them, so she switched back to the Nutro MAX puppy and Nutro MAX adult. She says it is the best food ever. And I have to agree! My puppy is active and healthy and loves eating his kibble. His coat is shiny and soft and his teeth are healthy. He never gets indigestion from this food. We are a Nutro family and recommend it to anyone we can!
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product We chose to this brand because it is what they use at the SPCA where we adopted our puppy. You know that you can trust the SPCA! Paisley loves this food!
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic This is THE food. I have a cocker spaniel puppy that is eating this since its early days and has developed good shiny coat. Also, important but often un-noticed fact is that, the puppy doesn't smell bad at all. It does depend on the food. She eats the food easily, is able to chew it and likes it.
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NO NEED TO EVER BUY ANOTHER BRAND! I have a Boston Terrier and she was having issues with ever brand I tried with her. Until I was recommended MAX Puppy food. She loved it, her tummy loved it and her coat started to look very healthy and shinny. her dropping had little to no smell (and being an indoor baby that really helps if I happen to work late) I can honestly say I WILL NEVER EVER EVER USE ANOTHER BRAND! As a matter of fact when I am at Petco I every chance I get convince everyone I can to try Max! I tell them all the great results I have had with Max......can I get on payroll?? haha I honestly love the product and will never change brands. as long as it is around all my baby's/pets will be on but MAX!
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small breed perfect! This product is perfect for my small breed in-door dogs. They will not eat anything else. The flat small bites are perfect for a puppy we have that has a facial deformity. She was born with a cleft pallet. When she was born she had less than 50% chance of survival. We were concerned she may never be able to survive on dry food alone and she is feisty and healthy as any dog without problems. She has no problems eating this brand and will not touch anything else.
Date published: 2011-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow, what a change this product made What a difference. We bought a 5 week old pug puppy in August. I don't know what the breeder was feeding him but we bought some Nutro puppy food and within a week of transitioning him to the new food, the shedding problem disappeared and his coat became much shinier. I highly recommend Nutro products to all my friends with dogs or cats. Thanks to the Nutro salesman Mr Grubar in Charlotte for his time he spent with us discussing Nutro products!
Date published: 2011-02-17
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