Small breed dogs have hit the big time, now accounting for 47 percent of today’s dog population. With growing interest in small breed dogs comes demand for high quality dog food that’s specially formulated to meet their particular dietary needs. Now, to cater to the big appetites of small senior pups, Merrick is introducing a Lil' Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe. It features lower calories and less fat to help older Best Dogs Ever manage their weight and leading levels of glucosamine and chondroitin to foster healthy hips and joints and L-carnitine for healthy metabolism in aging dogs. Merrick Lil' Plates Grain Free Senior Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.