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 Puppy Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe. It is formulated with DHA for healthy brain development and features pint-sized kibble. Merrick Lil' Plates Grain Free Puppy Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs or more as an adult).