Delicious but Healthy

For the Small but Mighty.

They might hide easily under your bed or nap comfortably in your lap, but there’s nothing small about a small dog’s dietary needs. Just for them there’s Merrick Lil’ Plates, a full line of delicious, grain-free recipes that deliver big on high-quality nutrition.

Lil’ Plates are best for all life stages.


#1 Ingredient: Deboned Meat, Fish or Poultry

Leading levels of high quality proteins for healthy energy levels, easier digestibility and the great taste your dog will love.

A Good Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Lil’ Plates contain flaxseed for fatty acids that help support healthy skin and coat.

Crafted Specifically for Small Dogs

Protein-packed, smaller sized kibble in crunchy bites to help clean teeth plus glucosamine and chondroitin to help support a small breed dog’s healthy hips and joints.

Supports Healthy Digestion

Lil’ Plates dry recipes are specially crafted with probiotics and prebiotic fiber for digestive health.

first ingredient deboned meat

#1 Ingredient Deboned Meat
Leading Levels of Quality Protein

no corn soy or grain

NO – corn, soy, or grain

digestive tract health

Digestive Tract Health
Formulated with Prebiotics & Probiotics

real whole foods

Real Whole Foods


At Merrick, we promise your pet will not only love the taste of our food, they’ll be happier and healthier, too. That’s why if you (or your pet) are not 100%, absolutely, totally, completely satisfied with Merrick, return it for your money back. We don’t just make the best food ever. We stand behind it.