For Dogs

Adult Lite Weight Loss Dog FoodLamb & Rice Recipe

Less active dogs often carry extra weight. An overweight dog can benefit from a diet that blends high fiber and proper protein levels. NUTRO™ Lite Adult Recipes can help adult dogs feel full and reduce their overall food intake, which can help with weight loss. Our nutritionally complete, low-calorie formula is made with two primary ingredients: real Australian and New Zealand lamb and whole brown rice, which helps promote easier digestion. Omega-6 fatty acid (linoleic acid), zinc and B vitamins also support healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat. We use premium ingredients and no artificial colors or flavors so it has a natural flavor dogs will enjoy, guaranteed.

Package Sizes Available: 5 lbs., 15 lbs., 30 lbs.

Overview and Key Benefits

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    Nutritionally complete low calorie diet
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    High in fiber to help dogs feel full, which can reduce overall food intake
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    Limited Ingredient Diet to minimize food sensitivities
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    Energy balance for lean body condition
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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.
Lamb, Lamb Meal, Whole Brown Rice, Rice Bran, Split Peas, Powdered Cellulose, Chickpeas, Pea Protein, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Salt, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Selenium Yeast, Biotin, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

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Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 23.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 7.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 10.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Linoleic Acid (min.) 1.00%
Zinc (min.) 250 mg/kg
Niacin (min.) 250 mg/kg
Biotin (min.)* 2.5 mg/kg
* 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 recipe or feeding NUTRO™ Dog Food for the first time, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of the new recipe 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 adult dogs of various weights. Individual dogs’ energy requirements may differ. Adjust the amount fed to obtain or maintain your dog’s optimum weight. 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 Weight Reduction Weight Control
15 lbs. 1 1/3 1 1/2
25 lbs. 2 2 1/4
35 lbs. 2 1/2 2 3/4
45 lbs. 3
3 1/3
55 lbs. 3 1/2 4
65 lbs. 4 4 1/2
† Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup, which holds 2.89 oz. of NUTRO™ Adult Lite Weight Loss Lamb & Rice Recipe Dog Food.
NUTRO™ Dog Food Body Chart
Underweight Dog
Idealweight Dog
Overweight Dog
Ideal Weight
Increase the feeding amount or feed NUTRO™ Adult Lamb & Rice Recipe dog food to achieve ideal weight

Maintain feeding at the current level.

Feed at the weight reduction level for target body weight.
Calorie Content
Metabolizable energy 3,100 kcal/kg, 254 kcal/cup (calculated)
Nutritional Adequacy Claim
NUTRO™ Adult Lite Weight Loss Lamb & Rice Recipe 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 170reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic! I have two dogs, both with weight issues. My 6 year old puggle also has a sensitive stomach and I had a hard time finding a food that didn't give him some sort of stomach trouble. This was the first food that gave him no problems (and I tried many!). He's been on this for three years now, lost the extra fat and has maintained a healthy weight no problem. My 16 month basset hound was 69 lbs back in April when I started her on this food, and now five months later she's down to a healthy 52 lbs. They both love the food and would eat the whole giant bag if I let them. My parents have recently started their very overweight puggle on this food. Two months in you can see a difference, and they've tried many other "diet" foods with no results. Plus the dogs' coats are softer and shinier than with other foods I've tried. I'd definitely recommend this food! September 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Happy Pet Mommy My 8 year old Jack Russell mix dog, Sophie, has been enjoying Nutro dog food from the time she was an 8 week old puppy. I started her on the puppy food, and gradually she was introduced to Lamb & Rice formula. For the past 2 years she has been enjoying Nutro Lite Lamb & Brown Rice dry. I mix it with boiled green beans and boiled white meat chicken twice a day. She has maintained her weight at 20 pounds during this time. She truly enjoys her twice a day meals and I must add, as a proud mommy, her coat absolutely glistens. I've been a regular user of Nutro products for over 14 years and I have always been happy with the results as they have helped to keep my precious babies healthy. My only concern is the fact that there are never available coupons for any of your products. February 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great for Weight loss I had tried several weight reduction foods for my slightly overweight 8 yr old boxer. She's not super active and loves to eat.. started her on Lite little over a month ago and can already see a difference. She loves the food and doesn't seem to be hungry. She really enjoys it when we mix some of the canned lite food with the dry for a special dinner. October 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by My three Beagles I have three beagles I had to put them on lite food Several years ago like 8 as my oldest who is now 14 weighed in at over 50lbls due to a thyroid disorder his food not only helped him loose the weight and is a happy beagle the other two are 8 and 9 and they love the food even though they are more active thank you nutro and yes I fed them nutro all there lives so please do not change something that works October 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best food for my girls Nutro lite lamb and brown rice is great. I have two toy poodles, one a little chubby and the other a model at just under 6 pounds. Both girls love the food and prefer it over other dry food. They have great hair and skin with bright eyes. The vet is very pleased with them. My husband keeps wanting to change their food because it is a little more expensive . I won't let him and figure we spend about fifty cents a day on their food. Thanks for a great product. March 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Availability Local supplier says this is no longer available. I am upset because my vet advised to feed my mini schnauzer low fat. February 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by nutro light my pug is over weight and shows allergies. since on this food he does not itch and he is loosing weight. October 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Not able to find Lite Adult dog food. Like this dog food, but we are unable to locate it in our area. Have bee looking for about a month and none of the stores have the Adult Lite in the stores. We are told the company sends the food, so I guess they are not doing a very good job. Having to feed our dogs something other than the Lite and not very happy. October 2, 2013
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