Dogs thrive on quality protein and healthy fats. That is why the Merrick Grain Free Real Chicken Puppy Dry Dog Food provides balanced nutrition with real whole foods. This natural, grain free formula dog food is ideal for puppies of all breeds of dogs with a focus on naturally nutrient rich ingredients to support overall health. Merrick starts with real deboned chicken as the first ingredient with DHA for healthy brain development. Our Merrick Grain Free Real Chicken Puppy Recipe is balanced with 55% protein and healthy fat ingredients and 45% fresh produce and vitamins and minerals. Like with all of our recipes, Merrick recipes are cooked in our own five-star kitchen and manufacturing facilities that uphold the strict guidelines well defined by the FDA. Merrick Grain Free Puppy Real Chicken + Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs or more as an adult).