Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Large Breed Bites Dry Dog Food

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Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets are designed with a limited number of protein and carbohydrate sources. Scientifically formulated to provide high quality nutrition and optimize your dog's skin and coat health, L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets are complete and balanced options for puppies, adults and seniors.

Key Benefits

  • A grain-free recipe with limited carbohydrates and no artificial flavors or colors
  • High-quality nutrition aids in good overall health
  • Large kibble size encourages dogs to eat slower and promotes proper chewing
  • Omega- 3 fatty acid from flaxseeds gives dogs a healthy and shiny coat
  • With a single animal protein source this formula is perfect for pup’s with food sensitivities

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  • Weight
    28.0 pounds
  • Breed Size
    Large Breeds, Giant Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    All Stages, Adult
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    Sensitive Digestion, No Corn No Wheat No Soy, Limited Ingredient Diet

Nutritional Info


Lamb Meal, Brown Rice, Brewers Rice, Rice Bran, Canola Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Lamb, Tomato Pomace, Brewers Dried Yeast, Natural Flavor, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2- Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Inositol, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K Activity), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement), Choline Chloride, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Citric Acid (preservative), Rosemary Extract.

Caloric Content

3,410 kcal/kg, 355 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 21.0% min
Crude Fat 12.0% min
Crude Fiber 4.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Calcium 1.0% min
Phosphorus 0.8% min
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 1.7% min
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 0.3.0% min

Feeding Instructions

Weight Daily Feeding
50 - 70 lbs 3 - 4
71 - 90 lbs 4 - 4 3/4
91 - 120 lbs 4 3/4 - 6
121 - 150 lbs 6 - 7
150 lbs and over 7 , plus 1/2 cup per every 15 lbs of body weight over 150 lbs

The amounts in the table are intended as guidelines only. The food intake should be adjusted according to the age, weight, breed, temperature, climate and activity level of your dog. Consult a veterinarian for specific weight recommendations.

Adult dogs should be fed either once or twice per day. When you first start feeding Natural Balance® L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diet Dry Dog Food, we suggest starting with the amounts recommended in the table. Energy requirements vary with environmental conditions, temperature and activity of your dog. The amount of food should always be adjusted to suit your dog's needs.

For working dogs: Based on the work your dog will be asked to perform, the nutritional requirements will vary accordingly. As the workload increases, the demand for protein and fat increases proportionally. Dogs in hard training will generally require twice the maintenance levels. For older dogs: As your dog begins to age, his energy expenditure will decrease. Decreasing the amount of food accordingly will allow for the maintenance of proper body weight for a less active dog.

Remember, fresh clean water should be available at all times!

Transition Instructions

When switching your dog's diet, the change should be made gradually by replacing the current food with increasing portions of Natural Balance® Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Large Breed Bites® Dry Dog Food. The change should be completed after 5 - 7 days. The maintenance of proper body weight is most important for your dog's health. Consult your veterinarian for specific weight recommendations for your dog.

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Natural Balance Limited Ingredient Diet wet and dry dog foods are crafted using a single-source protein and limited carbohydrate sources for a complete and balanced blend. It's perfect for dogs with food sensitivities or pet parents who want to minimize the number of ingredients their pets are exposed to.

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Each protein is paired with a perfect carbohydrate source for incredible flavor and health benefits.


Provides a great source of fiber, along with magnesium, phosphorus, selenium and key B vitamins.


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Premium, grain-free carbohydrate that offers potassium and serves as a highly digestible energy source.

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Healthy Skin and Shiny Coat

Healthy Skin and Shiny Coat

These formulas contain balanced levels of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids that help to maintain healthy skin and a luxurious coat. And they never include artificial flavors, colors or preservatives, so you can feel good about feeding your favorite pooch this wholesome diet.

About Natural Balance

Natural Balance was founded in 1989 with a philosophy of providing pets and their owners "the food for a lifetime." Their goal is to create pet food based on sound scientific principles and nutritional truths. Today, Natural Balance proudly offers a selection of premium dog and cat foods that are used and respected by top trainers, rescues and caring pet owners who want the very best.

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  • My dogs' favorite so far.

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    Tried different brands. Our dogs are the ones eating it, so they get to choose. They seem to like Natural Balance the best. I've tried different flavors, and they seem to like all of them. I wanted to get healthier food for them without having to prepare it myself. This seems to make all of us happy.

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  • She'd Rather Starve

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    My vet recommended a limited Diet of something we hadn't tried before. My puppy seems to be allergic to something. So we thought we would try lamb. After trying it for 5 days and with a cortisone shot her skins seems to be improving, but now she won't even touch it. However... I am happy to say that Chewy is honoring the 100% guarantee and allowing me to return it and try another L.I.D. !

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  • Great idea

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    Yes I should have down it before This is very convenient and well worth it! There is not much more I can say so I am just making 50 characters

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  • Great for allergies

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    We thought our mastif had a grass allergy. Her paws were bloody and infected from constant licking and chewing. Thought it had to be environmental because she was eating a good($$$) food blue buffalo. We tried this just because of availability and like magic within about 4 days her paws were healed and she hasn't licked em since. 2.5 years later still allergy free

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  • My fur babies ike this

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    Both 'dawgs' seem to enjoy this new flavor. The chunks are large so they are not just swallowing them. I always mix with a bit of warm water and I can get an au jus for them with this food. I like the ingredients so all is good. I would recommend this to anyone with large dogs.

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  • My dog approves!

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    We've tried a few brands of dry food for my finicky & digestively sensitive female GSD. Natural Balance; in particular this formula mixed with the Venison & sweet potato formula, has been the only food that she consistently enjoys & thrives on. The convenience of having it automatically shipped to us on a regular basis is pretty awesome too. We've seen a dramatic difference in her health & weight since she's been on this food!

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  • Our dane loves it!

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    Our great dane seems to have more energy and loves it! The kibbles are bigger than the regular LID pieces-- about the size of a nickel. Easier for bigger breeds to eat. We also love the 28lb bag size!

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  • My dogs like it and the change was easy

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    My greyhound developed allergies and our vet recommend we go to a limited ingredient food. My dogs were able to switch to this food with no issues and they like it. It is also large bite size like my old food.

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  • She Loves It!

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    My Lab is allergic to chicken (the most common ingredient most dog foods). I have switched her over to Natural Balance Lamb & Brown Rice. She loves it and her itching has stopped.

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  • Great product but kibble a little small for large breed.

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    When looking for a larger kibble for our smaller dog I just switched to the large breed. She now chews her food and does not just swallow it. We have used Natural Balance for the dogs since they were puppies but the size of the kibble has just become too small. The smaller dog eats the large breed kibble and the large dog now eats Royal Canin Sheperd. Other than the size the product is excellent.

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