Merrick Lil’ Plates Chicken and Sweet Potato Small Breed Dog Food


Earn up to 80 Points.

Merrick Lil’ Plates Chicken and Sweet Potato Small Breed Dog Food is formulated especially for your small breed dog. This grain-free kibble offers your small pup the unique dietary needs they need to thrive, in small bites! These crunchy kibbles help to reduce plaque and keep your dog’s teeth clean, especially difficult in small breeds. The first ingredient in this recipe is deboned chicken, as well as turkey and whitefish meal, to help build and maintain healthy muscle tissue and the energy they need to thrive and live their best life! For extra nutrients, this kibble is packed with fruits and vegetables, like easy to digest carbs like sweet potatoes and potatoes, as well as apples and antioxidant-rich blueberries.

Merrick Lil’ Plates Chicken and Sweet Potato Small Breed Dog Food is rich in omega 3 fatty acids for skin and coat health and has added pre and probiotics for digestive health. This meal also has glucosamine and chondroitin for your small dog’s hip and joints.┬áThe ingredients in this kibble are sourced from trusted local ranches and farms and is crafted in the Merrick kitchen located in Hereford, Texas. Available in a 4 lb and 12 lb bag.

Why We Recommend Merrick Lil’ Plates Chicken and Sweet Potato Small Breed Dog Food:

  • Made especially for your small breed pups of┬áall life stages
  • Real, deboned chicken as the 1st ingredient
  • Combined with fruits and veggies, rich in fiber, nutrients and antioxidants
  • Ingredients come from locally trusted farmers
  • Glucosamine and chondroitin for hip and joint health
  • Free from grain, gluten, corn, wheat, soy, and artificial preservatives
  • Added probiotics and sweet potatoes to aid in digestion
  • Sunflower oil, flaxseed and salmon oil for healthy skin and coat
  • Fosters hips and joints
  • Boosts energy and the immune system
  • Strengthening bones
  • Made in North America


Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Peas, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Salmon Meal, Apples, Blueberries, Flaxseed Oil, Inulin (from chicory root), Organic Alfalfa, Gelatin, Salt, Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Amino Acid Complex, Sodium Selenite), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Thiamine Mononitrate), Choline Chloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Dried Bacillus coagulans Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Rosemary Extract.

Guaranteed Analysis:

Crude protein (min.) 34.00 %
Crude fat (min.) 17.00 %
Crude fiber (max.) 3.50 %
Moisture (max.) 11.00 %
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (min.) 0.05%
Taurine (min)* 0.17%
Omega-6 fatty acid (min.) 3.50 %
Omega-3 fatty acid (min.) 0.40%
Glucosamine (min.) 1200 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate (min.) 1200 mg/kg
Bacillus coagulans (min.) 90,000,000 cfu/lb

Merrick Lil Plates Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

*If an item has an *, this nutrient is not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrient Profiles.

Feeding Guide:

Goal Weight (lbs) Calories Per Day Cups Per Day (Approx)
2 n/a 1/3 cup
5 n/a 2/3 cup
10 n/a 1 cup
15 n/a 1 1/4 cups
20 n/a 1 1/2 cups
25 n/a 1 3/4 cups
30 n/a 2 cups

Additional Info:

For dogs over 30 lbs: add 1/4 cup per additional 5 lbs

Using the chart, divide the total cups per day by the total number of times you feed your dog per day to determine the portion size for each meal. Keep a clean bowl of fresh water available at all times. Every dog is a little different, so optimal feeding amounts may vary with age, size and activity level. Please use the information below as an initial recommendation only and adjust when needed. Dry and wet food in combination will help to increase the level of water in your dog’s diet. If feeding with wet food, reduce dry amount by 1/4 cup for every 3 oz. of wet food.

Transitioning: Gradually mix in the new food over a 5-7 day period, increasing the amount of Lil Plates Real Chicken + Sweet Potatoes Recipe each day.

Calorie Content:

3,665 kcal/kg or 399 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).


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