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Nutro Wholesome Essentials Senior Farm Raised Chicken, Brown Rice & Sweet Potato Recipe Dry Dog Food

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Description

Older dogs can experience some of the same challenges as aging humans, including mobility issues, memory loss and sensitivity to certain foods. Nutro Senior Dog Food with our Senior Support System Formula helps replenish antioxidants older dogs need as they age. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids, ALA and DHA for brain and cellular health. Nutro's premium senior dog food is made with real chicken, whole brown rice and oatmeal, so it’s delicious and easy to digest. Plus, the added benefit of naturally sourced glucosamine and chondroitin will help keep your pet’s joints strong and healthy. 

Key Benefits

  • Number-one ingredient is great-tasting, U.S.-farm-raised chicken, which delivers amino acids to build muscle and maintain a healthy metabolism. Give your dog all that she needs to thrive and stay healthy.
  • Senior Support System formula delivers antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids — ALA and DHA — to promote brain, joint and cellular health. Patented levels of omega-6 fatty acid (linoleic acid), zinc and B vitamins promote healthy skin and a soft, shiny coat Naturally sourced glucosamine and chondroitin help build healthy cartilage, which means healthy joints
  • Naturally sourced glucosamine and chondroitin, the nutritional building blocks of healthy cartilage, help maintain healthy joints. The right fiber balance from whole ingredients, such as brown rice and oatmeal, promotes an ideal digestive environment to help absorb available nutrients.
  • Made with absolutely no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. This is a high quality product that is produced in the manufacturer's own facilities to ensure safety and quality.
  • Nutro's dedicated team of experts tailor their formulas to your pet's life stage and health condition. They only use natural ingredients that they directly buy and can trace back to their suppliers.

Special Note

This product has recently undergone a packaging and slight formulation change. Please refer to transition instructions when transitioning your pet to the new formula. Note: Customers may receive the old formulation during this transition.

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  • Item Number
    86824
  • Breed Size
    All Breeds, Small, Medium, Large
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Senior
  • Made in
    United States

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Old Formulation: Chicken, Chicken Meal (Source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Brewers Rice, Rice Bran, Split Peas, Whole Brown Rice, Whole Grain Oatmeal, Natural Flavor, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Sunflower Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pea Protein, Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Dl-Methionine, Salt, 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.

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

Caloric Content

3,526 kcal/kg, 310 kcal/cup

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS
Crude Protein 23.0% min
Crude Fat 12.0% min
Crude Fiber 4.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Alpha-Linolenic Acid 0.1% min
Docosahexaenoic Acid 0.05% min
Selenium 0.35 mg/kg min
Vitamin E 60 IU/kg min
Chondroitin Sulfate 350 mg/kg min
Glucosamine 150 mg/kg min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 0.2% min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 2.0% min

Feeding Instructions

Weight Activity Level I Daily Feeding (Cups) Activity Level II Daily Feeding (Cups) Activity Level III Daily Feeding (Cups)
10 lbs 1 1 1/8 1 1/4
15 lbs 1 1/3 1 2/3 1 3/4
25 lbs 2 2 1/4 2 1/2
35 lbs 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 1/4
45 lbs 3 3 1/2 4
55 lbs 3 1/2 4 4 1/2
65 lbs 4 4 1/2 5 1/4
  • 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/Play

Transition Instructions

If feeding Nutro Dog Food for the first time or changing formulas, we suggest you blend increasing amounts of the new formula with your old dog food for six days.

  • Days 1-2: 25% Nutro/75% Old Formula
  • Days 3-4: 50% Nutro/50% Old Formula
  • Days 5-6: 75% Nutro/25% Old Formula
  • Days 7+: 100% Nutro

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    Recently chewy stopped carrying my 11 yr old lab mix dog food(Nutrisource). I was very disappointed because my dog has a sensitive stomach and switching foods was not an option for me. I didn't want to give up on chewy because it's so convenient, cheaper prices, and the customer service is AMAZING!!! So when they offered me 50 percent off my next 3 bags of food I decided to give it a chance. I still had 1/2 bag of Nutrisource left so I mixed with the nutro and no stomach issues. She loves it!!!! The senior formula is great for her. I feel she looks and acts like a pup again! Way to keep a customer! Thanks chewy!

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    i have a lot of rescue dogs [ 9 right now..all sizes ]and i mix this dog food with other great brands to give them a variety of goodness ..love the way this absorbs the water for the dogs i need to soften the food for....

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    I ended up getting this food because a very knowledgeable, caring and patient person at Chewy recommended it to me after asking what I was looking for. I wanted something that was GMO free, contained no animal by products, had an animal protein source listed as the main ingredient (farm raised chicken) and had the supplements and vitamins senior dogs needed. Ding, ding, ding! This was it and the boys love it!

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  • Great 4 Elderly Dogs!

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    I have a Jack Russel mix that is 11 years old named Booker. He has been having trouble chewing his hard food lately and has been disinterested in eating popular store brand foods like Purina, etc. Booker absolutely loves it! He ate it his food in one go instead of a little bit at a time every few hours. He seemed like himself again which made me happy. I think I am going to buy this again because so far, this is the only brand he's truly eating.

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    All 4 of our seniors have made the transition and love this food. We can see an extra pep in their step and no picky eating............

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  • New formula is a great improvement

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    I tried the old formula several times on my not picky at all labs and they would always turn their nose up at it. I really wanted them on this diet due to all the vitamins and glucosamine and Chondrotin. When I hear they improved the formula I immediately bought and bag and they gobble it down happily! Nice size and shape to kibble, has a pleasant smell. Our fur family appears much more active and less stiff and sore after play time. Our miniature dachshund has no problem eating this diet as well. Way to go nutro!

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    Switched our dog Porkchop to this flavor from the green bag Nutro. He's loves them both but thought we would give him a different flavor. He loves the small crunchy now that he's getting on in years

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    I was very hesitate at first. But my girls love it. I didnt think they would but they did. They like it so much more! I am one very happy momma!!! We recommend it!

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    My dogs love this food! I love ordering our furbabies food and treats from Chewy.

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    My dogs have become picky eaters. They are eating this food. Thank you for recommending it. It is so convenient to order from you. I appreciate you, and my dogs are happy with their food and treats.

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