Product Description

Your dog will do a happy dance when you fill their dog food bowl with NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Small Breed Senior Dry Dog Food. This recipe starts with farm-raised chicken as the first ingredient, a high-quality protein source dogs love. With a crunchy kibble, this tasty dry dog food is tailored nutrition for your small breed’s unique needs, and crafted with natural fiber for healthy digestion and essential antioxidants to support your dog’s aging immune system. This NUTRO™ recipe is made with non-GMO ingredients* and has no chicken by-product meal, corn, wheat, or soy protein, and no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives. Plus, it’s cooked in our USA facilities with the finest ingredients from around the world for your small breed senior dog to enjoy. Give your dog NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ recipes with the NUTRO. FEED CLEAN™ logo every day for ultimate tail wags.

* Trace amounts of genetically modified material may be present due to potential cross-contact during manufacturing."

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.) 25.00%
Crude Fat (min.) 13.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 5.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Selenium (min.) 0.35 mg/kg
Vitamin E (min.) 60 IU/kg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.)* 0.20%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.)* 2.00%


  • Chicken
  • Chicken Meal
  • Brewers Rice
  • Split Peas
  • Whole Brown Rice
  • Barley
  • Pea Protein
  • Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • Sweet Potato
  • Rice Bran
  • Natural Flavor
  • Dried Plain Beet Pulp
  • Lamb Meal
  • Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols)
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Salt
  • Choline Chloride
  • DL-Methionine
  • Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives)
  • Pea Fiber
  • Zinc Sulfate
  • Niacin Supplement
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Biotin
  • Vitamin E Supplement
  • Iron Amino Acid Chelate
  • D-Calcium Pantothenate
  • Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2)
  • Selenium Yeast
  • Vitamin B12 Supplement
  • Copper Amino Acid Chelate
  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)
  • Manganese Amino Acid Chelate
  • Vitamin A Supplement
  • Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1)
  • Vitamin D3 Supplement
  • Potassium Iodide
  • Folic Acid
  • Rosemary Extract

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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. Every cup of our food is nutrient dense so your dog gets the right amount of calories in a complete and nutritious meal. To help maintain freshness, seal bag tightly and store in a cool, dry location.


Dog Weight Feeding Amount
10 lbs. / 5 kg. 1 - 1 1/4
15 lbs. / 7 kg. 1 1/4 - 1 1/3
20 lbs. / 9 kg. 1 1/2 - 1 3/4
25 lbs. / 11 kg. 1 3/4 - 2

‡Use a standard 8 oz. measuring cup which holds 3.10 oz. of NUTRO™ WHOLESOME ESSENTIALS™ Small Breed Senior Farm-Raised Chicken, Brown Rice & Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food. Transitioning to Our Food 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.

Calorie Content: 3584 kcal ME/kg, 315 kcal ME/cup

Ratings and Reviews


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| nerdygirl_heather

Most dog owners know that during each stage of their dog's life, the nutritional needs are different. My mom's dog dog is now a Senior so I transitioned him from Nutro's small breed food to their Senior Formula. I could never feed our dogs 'cheap' dog food because of gas issues! Boston Terriers are some of the most top contenders that will stink you out of a room due to their shorter noses. My best dog friend- my fur baby passed and went over the Rainbow Bridge before his time due to my mom's dog's lack of training.... Anyway my dog loved Nutro as does my mom's dog. It helped to cut down on gas for them! Smaller pieces of kibble are easier to chew for smaller breeds. I will continue to purchase Nutro as long as I have dogs!

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| Emma03

I changed my 15 year old Dachshund over to Nutro her other food was giving her stomach problems. She is a new dog she wanders the yard hunts does not sleep as much and loves the food.

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