Serve up the wholesome, delectable meal your precious pooch deserves with this Formulas for Life blend by Lucy Pet Products. Featuring duck from France and the USA, this recipe puts meat first—and only real meat, too. You won’t find any duck by-products on this ingredients list! Combine that with a complex carbohydrate superstar, chickpeas, for added protein, starch, and fiber. The sweet and spicy taste of pumpkin gives this meal a unique flavor edge but also boosts your pal’s diet with even more fiber—for a healthy, regulated digestive system. Instead of packing your pet’s food with simple grains, Lucy Pet Products uses another popular superfood, quinoa, for its burst of essential amino acids. Best of all, these healthful, high-quality ingredients are naturally preserved—nothing artificial—and combined with antioxidant nutrients for the health of your best friend’s immune system. That’s why this recipe is for life.
- Includes Lucy’s special Prebiotic Balanced Fiber blend for gut health—a unique, high-quality mix of fiber sources including quinoa, flaxseed and more.
- Made with real duck as the first ingredient, for a protein-packed food you can be proud to feed your pet.
- Complex superfood blend of ingredients and antioxidant nutrients support a healthy immune system.
- Complete and balanced food for all life stages—including the growth of large dogs.
- Every purchase helps animals in need by contributing to the Lucy Pet Foundation, so you can feel great feeding your pal and helping others who need a paw.
How to Transition to Lucy Pet Formulas for Life ™
The key to switching foods is to do it gradually, so your dog’s digestive system can adapt to our formula and nutrients. Start by replacing 20-25% of the current food you are feeding with Lucy Pet Formulas for Life. Each day, gradually increase the amount of new food and decrease the amount of the former food until your pet is eating only the new diet.
If your pet tends to have a sensitive stomach, allow up to 10-14 days to fully transition to Lucy Pet’s Formulas for Life (TM)
In some instances, a pet can experience soft stools during the first week when you switch and transition to any new food. Lucy Pet Formulas for Life, digest easily and most pets transition smoothly. However, if your pet’s stool becomes loose, it may be necessary to transition more gradually to the new diet.
Be sure to temporarily eliminate any treats or wet food for the first few days, and follow feeding guidelines closely. Lucy Pet diets may require different feeding quantities than the food you were previously feeding.
How to Determine Feeding Portions
Utilize at the feeding guideline chart below to reference the total recommended cups per day. 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.
Be sure that a bowl of fresh water is always available to your dog. Remember that water is an essential nutrient for your dog. Always allow your pet to eat in peace, so they can relax and enjoy their food.
Recommended Feeding Portions (Based on a standard 8 oz dry measuring cup):
Note these are ONLY guidelines. Adjust to keep your dog in ideal body condition. The total daily amount can be divided into more than one feeding per day.
|Adult Weight in pounds
||Daily Feeding Amount in standard 8oz cups
|up to 10
| 10 to 20
||3/4 to 1 1/4
| 20 to 30
||1 1/4 to 1 3/4
|30 to 40
||1 3/4 to 2 1/4
|40 to 60
||2 1/4 to 3
| 60 to 80
||3 to 3 3/4
| 80 to 100
||3 3/4 to 4 1/3
|For every 10 lb over 100
||add 1/3 cup
Growth of Puppies: Feed puppies up to twice the adult recommendations daily. Adjust to maintain body condition. Total may be divided into multiple feedings.
Reproduction: Depending on litter size, feeding needs maybe up to 4 times normal adult amounts. Always adjust to maintain body condition.
A small increase is needed during the first 6 weeks. Increase the amount fed up to 25% during weeks 7, 8, and 9.
Immediately after whelping, the nutritional demand increases by 50% compared to maintenance levels. We recommend feeding in 3 equal meals per day.
Calorie Content (Calculated): This food contains 3,470 kcal/kg or 360 kcal/cup ME (metabolizable energy) on an as-fed basis (calculated).
AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles
Lucy Pet Formulas for Life ™ Duck, Pumpkin and Quinoa Formula Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance, including the growth of large size dogs (70lbs or more as an adult).
Since our formula is complete and balanced, Lucy Pet recommends that you do not add vitamins, minerals, or any other supplements, except upon the advice of a veterinarian.
Duck, duck meal, dried chickpeas, dried peas, pea starch, pea flour, duck fat, (preserved with mixed tocopherols), dried pumpkin, quinoa, dried carrots, ground miscanthus grass, natural flavor, flaxseeds, fish oil, dried chicory root, DL-methionine, salt, potassium chloride, dried kelp, choline chloride, vitamins (vitamin E supplement, niacin, D-calcium pantothenate, vitamin A supplement, riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin B12 supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, folic acid), L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, taurine, minerals (ferrous sulfate, zinc proteinate, zinc sulfate, iron proteinate, copper sulfate, sodium selenite, copper proteinate, manganese sulfate, manganese proteinate, calcium iodate), mixed tocopherols (preservative), citric acid (preservative), L-carnitine, turmeric, yucca schidigera extract, rosemary extract.
Digestion: A variety of blended high-quality fiber sources, including quinoa, flaxseed, dried kelp, dried chicory root, chickpeas, pumpkin, and ground miscanthus grass. Having a diverse population of fiber provides nourishment for the gut bacteria, which in turn nourishes the entire body.
Immunity: Superfood blend of ingredients plus antioxidant nutrients supports a healthy immune system.
Skin & Coat Health: We guarantee Omega-3 Fatty Acid levels from natural ingredients including flaxseed, salmon oil and Vitamin E.
Energy: High-quality Duck fat from France, plus varied carbohydrate sources for energy.
Delicious: We use high-quality proteins from Duck and Duck Meal from France, with no duck by-products, and no artificial flavors. Pumpkin and added duck fat adds to a delicious taste.
||110 ppm min
||50 IU/kg min
|OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
|OMEGA-6 FATTY ACIDS
3,470 kcal/kg, 440 kcal/cup