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Our dog and cat food recipes are made with real, whole foods for superior nutrition and great taste. Compare Merrick to other brands and see the difference for yourself!

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Merrick® Lil' Plates™ Grain Free
Real Chicken & Sweet Potato Recipe
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Instinct® Original
With Real Chicken
Instinct Original Small Breed Chicken Recipe
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38.0%
4.8%
0.17%
1200 mg/kg
1200 mg/kg
90,000,000 cfu/lb
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Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Turkey Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes
Deboned Meat, Fish Or Poultry #1 Ingredient
Formulated With Prebiotics & Probiotics To Support Healthy Digestion
Made With Real, Whole Foods Like Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Apples, and Blueberries
Grain Free
Cooked In A Company-Owned Kitchen
Crude Protein (Min.) %
Omega 6 (Min.) %
Guaranteed Taurine (Min.) %
Glucosamine (Min.)
Chondroitin Sulfate (Min.)
Bacillus Coagulans (Min.)
No Legumes In First 5 Ingredients
First 5 Ingredients
No
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35.0%
2.0%
Not Guaranteed
300 mg/kg
525 mg/kg
60,000,000 cfu/lb
No
Chicken, Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate), Chickpeas, Tapioca, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid)
Comparison as of January 2021. Instinct® is a registered trademark of Nature’s Variety, Inc. Product information was sourced from website: instinctpetfood.com.

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Comparison as of January 2021. Instinct® is a registered trademark of Nature’s Variety, Inc. Product information was sourced from website: instinctpetfood.com.