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If switching to this formula or feeding NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Food
for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of the new formula with your old food for six days.
These are the recommended feeding amounts based on the ideal body condition for dogs of various weights. Individual dogs’ energy requirements may differ. Adjust the amount fed to obtain or maintain your dog’s optimum weight.
Puppies: Under 6 weeks, moisten food and feed frequently. From 6 to 11 weeks, feed at Activity Level IV. From 12 to 16 weeks, feed 25% less than Activity Level IV. From 17 to 28 weeks, feed at Activity Level III. From 29 to 52 weeks, feed at Activity Level II. Feed the suggested amounts in three meals per day until 6 months of age, then twice daily until 12 months.
Pregnant Bitches: Offer 25 to 50% more than the amount shown for Activity Level IV.
Lactating Bitches: Offer at least two to three times the amount shown for Activity Level IV.
If feeding NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® High Endurance Adult Chicken Meal, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food with your old food for six days. 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) †
|10 lbs. ||1 ||1 1/4 ||1 2/3 |
|15 lbs. ||1 1/3 ||1 1/2 ||2 1/4 |
|25 lbs. ||2 ||2 1/4 ||3 1/4 |
|35 lbs. ||2 2/3 ||3 ||4 |
|45 lbs. ||3 ||3 1/2 ||5 |
|55 lbs. ||3 2/3 ||4 ||5 3/4 |
|65 lbs. ||4 ||4 2/3 ||6 1/2 |
|75 lbs. ||4 1/2 ||5 1/4 ||7 1/4 |
† Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 2.99 oz. of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE®
High Endurance Adult Chicken Meal, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food.
NUTRO® Dog Food Body Chart
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Increase the feeding amount by one activity level to achieve an ideal weight.
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Maintain feeding at the current activity level.
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Decrease feeding by one activity level or feed another life-stage-appropriate NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Formula to achieve an ideal weight.
Metabolizable energy 3988 kcal/kg, 339 kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® High Endurance Adult Chicken Meal, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages.