Gluten-free nutrition specifically formulated to nourish the complete well-being of large breed dogs of all life stages. Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Original Ultra Whole Body Health Chicken, Brown Rice, Duck Meal Large Breed Bites Dry Dog Food Formula created by expert nutritionists delivers an optimal balance of premium proteins and key nutrients. Large bites made specifically for larger breeds.
Made with Gluten Free Ingredients
- Antioxidant Nutrients: Proprietary blend of antioxidant nutrients helps maintain a healthy immune system.
- Healthy Bones and Teeth: Proper levels of calcium and phosphorus maintain strong bones for all that fetching and playing.
- Helps Maintain Healthy Heart & Eyes: Added taurine for healthy heart and eye function.
- Supports Neural Development: Formulated with optimal levels of DHA & EPA from marine sources to support an active, healthy brain.
- Supports Healthy Skin & Coat: Balanced Omega-6 and Omega-3 ratios support healthy skin and a luxurious coat.
- Hip & Joint Health: Zinc and manganese to help support healthy hip and joint, appropriate for puppies to adults.
- Digestive Support: Unique fiber layering system using multiple types of fibers - vegetables and grains - helps maintain healthy digestion.
- Healthy Muscle Development: Quality proteins to help support healthy muscle development, important at any age.
Recommended for all dog life stages.
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Chicken, Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Oats, Potatoes, Dried Peas, Pea Protein, Duck Meal, Carrots, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Menhaden Oil, Pea Fiber, Tomato Pomace, Flaxseeds, Oat Fiber, Salt, Potassium Chloride, DL-Methionine, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Minerals (Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Calcium Iodate), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), L-Tryptophan, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid (preservatives), Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Dried Spinach, L-Lysine, Dried Kelp, Dried Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract.
||30 mg/kg min
||175 mg/kg min
||100 IU/kg min
|Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)*
||200 mg/kg min
|EPA & DHA*
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids*
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids*
* Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Calorie Content (calculated): ME = 3,570 kcal/kg, 315 kcal/8 oz cup
Note: The calories can vary slightly over time due to naturally occurring variation in ingredients, processing and analyses.
Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Original Ultra Whole Body Health Large Breed Bites Chicken, Brown Rice, Duck Meal Formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO dog food nutrient profiles for all life stages.
|Weight of Adult Dog (lbs)
||Cups* per Day
|30 to 40
||2 to 2-1/2 cups
|40 to 60
||2-1/2 to 3-1/2 cups
|60 to 80
||3-1/2 to 4 cups
|80 to 100
||4 to 5 cups
|100 to 120
||5 to 5-1/2 cups
|120 to 140
||5-1/2 to 6-1/2 cups
*Based on a standard 8 oz measuring cup.
Note: 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.
Puppies: Feed up to 2 times per pound of body weight over adult levels.
Pregnant Females: Minimal increase needed during first 6 weeks. Weeks 7, 8, & 9 increase up to 25%.
Lactating Females: Immediately after whelping, the nutritional demand increases by 50% compared to maintenance levels. Feed in 3 equal meals per day.
Feeding Management: Natural Balance recommends that you do not add vitamins, minerals or any other supplements, except upon the advice of a veterinarian. When switching your dog's diet, the change should be made gradually, by replacing the current food with increasing portions of Original Ultra Whole Body Health Large Breed Bites Chicken, Brown Rice, Duck Meal Formula. The change should be completed after 5 to 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.
Remember, fresh clean water should be available at all times!
Natural Balance Pet Food encompasses several formulas, carefully selected, which feature high-quality meats and unique proteins, complex carbohydrates and nourishing fruits and vegetables. For over a decade, Natural Balance L.I.D. Limited Ingredient Diets with limited protein and carbohydrate sources were one of the first of their kind on the market and have paved the way in the limited ingredient diets category. Ultra Whole Body Health, Wild Pursuit, Fat Dogs and Cats formulas are just a few more of their wholesome formulas. Natural Balance products include these and many more unique varieties of dry food, canned food, stews and treats for dogs and cats of all ages.
At Natural Balance, the health and safety of pets is their first priority. Not only are Natural Balance products made from the finest ingredients, but they are extensively tested for safety through Natural Balance's Buy With Confidence program. Every production run of Natural Balance Pet Foods is tested for nine known contaminants before distribution so that you can "Buy With Confidence" and know that your pet's food is tested. Simply visit the Natural Balance website, click on the Buy With Confidence link and enter the product date code on the bag to find the actual laboratory results posted in real time.
No matter what formula you choose, you can be sure that it will truly be The Food For a Lifetime!