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grain free small breed chicken recipe

Crafted with care for smaller dogs, this wholesome recipe starts with humanely raised, vegetarian-fed, and GAP-rated chicken steam-cooked with sustainably grown spinach and carrots. Targeted protein and fat levels help support the high energy needs of your small breed dog, plus the just-the-right-size pieces are perfect for little mouths.

  • Nutritionally developed for small dogs & sustainably made with humanely raised chicken
  • Animal Welfare Certified to Global Animal Partnership standards
  • Made with 92% chicken & egg

All ingredients

chicken, chicken liver, pea protein, eggs, natural flavors, carrots, pea fiber, vinegar, salt, spinach, potassium chloride, beta-carotene, celery powder

Vitamins

choline chloride, vitamin e supplement, riboflavin, biotin, calcium pantothenate, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin b12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid

Minerals

zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, sodium selenite, calcium iodate

Available sizes

  • 1 lb bag
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feeding guidelines

feeding instructions

The following quantities can be fed as one meal daily, or divided into two meals a day.

Calorie Content (Calculated)
Metabolize Energy (ME)
2162 kcal/kg
Metabolize Energy (ME)
297 kcal/cup
Metabolize Energy (ME)
981 kcal/lb
5 – 10 lb dog
serve 1/4 – 3/8 lbs per day
11 – 20 lb dog
serve 3/8 – 1/2 lbs per day
21 – 40 lb dog
serve 1/2 – 1 lbs per day
41 – 60 lb dog
serve 1 – 1 & 3/8 lbs per day
61 – 100 lb dog
serve 1 & 3/8 – 2 lbs per day
101+ lb dog
serve 2 lbs per day *add 1/4 lb for each 25 lbs beyond 100 lbs
how to prepare

Use the on-package serving size indicators to slice off the right amount of food, and cut it into 1-inch cubes (or smaller).

storage instructions

All Freshpet products must be kept refrigerated at all times and used within 7 days of opening. Our food can be frozen for future use, but please note that consistency may vary after thawing.

transitioning

We always recommend transitioning slowly to Freshpet so that the change is gentle on your pet's tummy.

Days 1–3

25% freshpet. 75% old food.

Days 4–6

50% freshpet. 50% old food.

Days 7–10

75% freshpet. 25% old food.

Days 11+

100% freshpet. 0% old food.

nutritional analysis

guaranteed analyses
as fed
dry
Crude Protein % min
20%
-
Crude Fat % min
12%
-
Crude Fiber % max
1.5%
-
Moisture % max
63%
-
nutrient analyses
as fed
dry
Crude Protein %
19.2%
50.4%
Crude Fat %
12.2%
32%
Crude Fiber %
0%
1.3%
Carbs (calculated) % max
2.6%
6.8%
Ash %
3.5%
9.3%
Moisture %
61.7%
-
Metabolizable Energy (ME)
2162 kcal/kg
-
Metabolizable Energy (ME)
297 kcal/cup
-
Metabolizable Energy (ME)
981 kcal/lb
-
**This recipe is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for Adult Maintenance.
minerals
as fed
dry
Calcium %
0.6%
1.7%
Phosphorus %
0.4%
1.2%
Calcium: Phosphorous ratio
1.4:1
-
Potassium %
0.2%
0.7%
Sodium %
0.3%
0.8%
Chloride %
0.4%
1.2%
Iron mg/kg
70.9
185
Copper mg/kg
6.9
18.1
Manganese mg/kg
5.64
14.8
Zinc mg/kg
78.4
205
Iodine mg/kg
1.32
3.45
Selenium mg/kg
0.25
0.66
amino acids
as fed
dry
Arginine %
0.8%
2.2%
Histidine %
0.5%
1.4%
Isoleucine %
0.7%
1.8%
Leucine %
1.3%
3.4%
Lysine %
1.5%
4.1%
Methionine %
0.3%
0.9%
Methionine + Cystine %
0.5%
1.4%
Phenylalanine %
0.8%
2.2%
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine %
1.5%
3.9%
Threonine %
0.8%
2.1%
Tryptophan %
0.1%
0.4%
Valine %
0.8%
2.1%
essential fatty acids
as fed
dry
Linoleic Acid %
3%
8.8%
Alpha-Linolenic Acid %
0.2%
0.7%
Arachidonic Acid %
0.1%
0.3%
Linolenic + Arachidonic: α-Linolenic + EPA + DHA ratio
12.1:1
12.1:1
Omega 3 Fatty Acids %
0.3%
0.8%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids %
3.5%
9.3%
vitamins
as fed
dry
Vitamin A IU/kg
5,824
15,233
Vitamin D IU/kg
200
523
Vitamin E IU/kg
127
332
Thiamine (B1) mg/kg
3.26
8.53
Riboflavin (B2) mg/kg
7.24
18.9
Pantothenic Acid (B5) mg/kg
25.1
65.7
Niacin (B3) mg/kg
28.1
73.4
Pyridoxine (B6) mg/kg
1.31
3.43
Folic Acid (B9) mg/kg
0.33
0.86
Vitamin B12 mg/kg
0.05
0.13
Choline mg/kg
1,070
2,799