Merrick Classic has long provided dogs best-in-class natural nutrition from a wholesome balance of protein, whole grains and fruits and vegetables. Merrick Classic recipes now have been improved to offer an even more palatable and easily digestible mealtime experience for the Best Dog Ever – plus refreshed premium packaging at an attractive value for pet parents. Merrick Classic dry recipes start with real deboned meat as the first ingredient to provide leading levels of quality protein, and also include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables like carrots, apples, blueberries, peas and more. Recipes also feature a healthy blend of whole grains – now with ancient grains like quinoa. Powerful levels of Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids aid in a healthy skin and coat for dogs, and leading levels of glucosamine and chondroitin foster healthy hips and joints. Merrick Classic recipes are cooked in the USA. Recipes contain no potatoes, corn, wheat or soy ingredients. Merrick Classic Small Breed Recipe Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.