Limited Ingredient Diets® Duck & Potato Dry Puppy Formula
L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets®

Grain Free Duck & Potato Dry Puppy Formula

At Natural Balance, we appreciate your desire to keep things simple when it comes to your pet’s nutrition. That’s why we’ve carefully crafted Limited Ingredient Diet dog food formulas for nearly two decades. While we’re always looking at opportunities improve our formulas, we only make changes when we feel it's in the best interests of your pet’s nutrition. Recently, our board-certified vetrinarians and animal nutritionists have taken great care to improve our Natural Balance® L.I.D. Limited Ingredients Diets® Duck and Potato Grain Free Puppy Dry Dog Food Formula. You can find Natural Balance online or at your local Pet Specialty Store.

  • Real Duck is now the #1 Ingredient 
  • Every bite is formulated with DHA from marine sources to help support neural development 
  • Kibble is uniquely shapped for a puppy's smaller jaws
  • Still features limited, easily digestible gluten free carbohydrate sources
  • Still with added Taurine to help support your dog's heart health

Available Sizes: 4lb Bag, 12lb Bag, 22 lb.
Check retailers for availability.

Formula Benefits

Nutritional Info

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (Min.) 25%
Crude Fat (Min.) 12.0%
Crude Fiber (Max.) 4.0%
Moisture (Max.) 10%
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) (Min.) 0.05%
Calcium (Min.) 1.2%
Phosphorus (Min.) 0.95%
Zinc (Min.) 80mg/kg
Vitamin E (Min.) 50 IU/kg
Taurine* (Min.) 0.30%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (Min.) 0.50%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (Min.) 2.00%
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Full Ingredient List

Duck, Duck Meal, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Cassava Flour, Potato Protein, Sunflower Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brewers Dried Yeast, Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Menhaden Fish Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Dl-methionine, Taurine, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, D-calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Dicalcium Phosphate, Rosemary Extract, Green Tea Extract, Spearmint Extract.

Calorie Content (Calculated)

ME = 3,649 kcal/kg; 395 kcal/cup Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.

Nutritional Statement

Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance® L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets® Duck & Potato Formula Puppy Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lb. or more as an adult).

Feeding Guidelines

Cups* per day
Weight of Dog (lb) Weaning to 4 months 5-6 months 7-12 months Over 12 months
3 - 10 lb. 1/2 - 1 1/2 1/2 - 1 1/4 1/4 - 1 1/4 - 3/4
10 - 20 lb. 1 1/2 - 3 1 1/4 - 2 1/2 1 - 2 3/4 - 1 1/2
20 - 50 lb. 3 - 5 1/2 2 1/2 - 4 1/2 2 - 3 3/4 1 1/2 - 2 3/4
50 - 100 lb. 5 1/2 - 9 1/2 4 1/2 - 8 3 3/4 - 6 1/4 2 3/4 - 4 3/4

*Based on a standard 8 oz measuring cup

add 1/2 cup per every 10 lbs. of Body Weight over 100 lbs.

This product is meant to be fed to growing puppies and pregnant or nursing adult dogs. Puppies should be fed 3 meals per day up to 6 months of age and then twice a day. Provide daily amounts of food divided into the smaller meals. Moisten food until just soft for the early weaning period. Pick up left over food and discard in order to maintain freshness. As puppies grow teeth and can bite dry food, reduce the amount of water added to the food.

PREGNANT AND NURSING DOGS Adjust feeding amounts in order to maintain ideal body condition. Feed multiple meals per day with daily amounts divided into smaller meals. Can be moistened. For pregnant dogs, minimal increase is needed during first 6 weeks of pregnancy. After 6 weeks, until whelping, increase amount of food up to 25% more than normal adult maintenance amounts. For nursing dogs, begin increasing amount fed immediately after whelping. Depending on the size of the litter, the amounts needed to maintain ideal body condition will increase up to 50% more than normal adult maintenance amounts.

PUPPIES Adjust feeding amounts to maintain steady growth and ideal body condition throughout your puppy's growth period. Puppies that become larger adult dogs will grow more slowly and for more months than small dogs. Feed large breed puppies (greater than 70 lbs. as an adult) 15% less than amount listed in chart. 
Amounts will depend on age, activity, environment and temperament. Helping to decrease dog obesity means keeping your puppy at ideal body condition throughout its growth and early adulthood. 

Puppies that become small/medium size dogs (up to 70 LB) can be transitioned to Natural Balance's Adult Maintenance Dog Food Formulas at 9-12 months. Puppies that become larger size dogs (over 70 LB) can be transitioned to Natural Balance's Adult Maintenance Dog Food Formulas at 12-18 months. 

Keep clean water available at all times.

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