For Dogs

Toy Breed Senior Dog FoodChicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula

As toy breeds age, their health needs can become more complex. That’s why NATURAL CHOICE® Toy Breed Senior Dog Food features our SENIOR SUPPORT SYSTEM® Formula. It’s a unique blend of natural protein, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids designed to support senior dogs’ immune systems and give them the energy they need. Our premium senior dog food also is infused with an omega-6 fatty acid (linoleic acid), zinc and B vitamins to help with skin sensitivity and to give toy breed dogs a healthy coat. Plus, real chicken is our #1 ingredient, so even the most finicky toy breed dogs will enjoy the premium taste.

Package Sizes Available: 4 lbs.
 

Overview and Key Benefits

  • Real Lamb Is the #1 Ingredient
    Real Chicken for Finicky Eaters
    We include real chicken as our #1 ingredient and other whole, natural ingredients, such as whole brown rice and sunflower oil, to please even the most selective palates — guaranteed.
  • Rich in Antioxidants
    Targeted Levels of Protein and Fat
    As toy breed dogs age, their metabolisms slow. Our senior toy breed formula is precisely formulated for the energy needs of senior toy breed dogs with targeted levels of protein and fat for healthy aging.
  • Limited Ingredient Diet
    Antioxidants for a Long Life
    Many toy breed dogs can live up to 20 years. As they age, they need increased antioxidant support. Our SENIOR SUPPORT SYSTEM® Formula includes a unique blend of antioxidants that nutritionally rejuvenate your toy breed dog’s immune system.
  • Healthy Joints for Life
    Unique Kibble Shape for Oral Care
    Due to their tiny mouths, toy breed dogs’ teeth are more prone to overcrowding, which can lead to oral health concerns. Our unique kibble shape is designed to naturally reduce plaque and tartar buildup and is significantly smaller in size to accommodate the size of a toy breed dog’s mouth.
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    Guaranteed to Improve Skin and Coat**
    Toy breed dogs tend to have sensitive skin due to years of living indoors and more frequent grooming. We guarantee healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat with our patented levels of omega-6 fatty acid (linoleic acid), zinc and B vitamins.

** Complete satisfaction or your money back
 
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Ingredients and Guaranteed Analysis

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See the back of this package in stores for the approximate kibble size.
Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 27.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 14.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 5.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Linoleic Acid (min.) 3.50%
Zinc (min.) 250 mg/kg
Vitamin E (min.) 400 IU/kg
Niacin (min.) 250 mg/kg
Ascorbic Acid (Source of Vitamin C) (min.)* 50 mg/kg
Biotin (min.)* 2.5 mg/kg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (min.)* 0.10%
Taurine (min.)* 0.20%
Glucosamine (min.)* 150 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate (min.)* 350 mg/kg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)* 3.50%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)* 0.15%
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
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Feeding Guidelines

Transitioning to Our Products
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.
Read Our Transition Article
Feeding Guidelines
These are the recommended feeding amounts based on the ideal body condition for toy breed senior dogs of various weights. Individual dogs’ energy requirements may differ. Adjust the amount fed to obtain or maintain your dog’s optimum weight. If feeding NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Toy Breed Senior Chicken, 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)
Dog Weight Activity Level I
< 1 Hour/Day
Walking on Lead
Activity Level II
1 to 2 Hour(s)/Day
Playing Off Lead
Activity Level III
3 to 4 Hours/Day
Intense Training
3 lbs. 3/4 1 1 1/8
5 lbs. 1 1/4 1 1/3 1 1/2
8 lbs. 1 1/2 1 2/3 2
10 lbs. 1 2/3 2 2 1/4
† Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 3.42 oz. of NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Toy Breed Senior Chicken, Whole Brown Rice & Oatmeal Formula Dog Food.
NUTRO® Dog Food Body Chart
Underweight Dog Idealweight Dog Overweight Dog
Underweight Ideal Weight Overweight
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® Small Breed Weight Management Dog Food to achieve an ideal weight.
Calorie Content
Metabolizable energy 3572 kcal/kg, 347 kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO® NATURAL CHOICE® Toy 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

Rated 5 out of 5 by 4reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food. My 12 yr old pom has a very sensitive stomach and has had a lot of issues in the past. She really likes this food. She eats all of it and since its small kibble she can chew it so much easier. She has even gained a few pounds, which is what she needed to do. Really glad a co-worker suggested it for her. I recommend it to anyone with a toy breed. March 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by My Babies LOVE This Food!!! This Is ALL My Babies Will Eat Now!!! I Switched Food Several Months Ago bc Scaries (Chihuahua) Has Some Tummy Problems & Foxy (Pekingese) & Her Both Have Trouble w the Lg Chunks Of Most Food I've Found For Them, Besides The Moist Food They're Used to. But I Like For them To Be able to crunch Away on Dry Food So I Know That Their Teeth Are Okay & Not Bothering Them & This Food Is PERFECT!!! I've Never Found a Dry Food That They BOTH Like Or Doesn't Upset Scaries' Stomach So I've Been Buying It Ever Since!!! The only Thing That's A Little Frustrating Is That I Go To "Pet Supplie Plus" & They Only Carry the 4lbs. Bags. I'm Curious If It Comes In Larger Sizes Elsewhere Cuz We Go Thru It SO FAST!!! ;D March 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hercules loves it! My 8 year old mini-mutt (1/2 Pommeranian, 1/4 Yorkie, 1/4 Chihuahua) has never been one to eat much. I bought this food and now I can't keep it in his bowl. His energy level has really perked up too. I can't say enough good things about this product. I will never buy him anything else. February 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Results We have a 12 year old female chihuahua that has a very sensitive stomach. Since she's been eating this product, we have noticed a tremendous improvement in her energy and coat. Also, she hasn't had a tummy problem since we switched her to Natural Choice about 5 months ago. February 11, 2012
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