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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula

Product Overview
  • High in protein, including chicken as the first ingredient, to meet the needs of highly active small dogs
  • Bite-sized kibble helps make chewing easier for small dogs
  • DHA from omega-rich fish oil helps nourish brain and vision development
  • Rich in antioxidants to help support a puppy’s developing immune system
  • Calcium, phosphorus and other minerals help build strong teeth and bones
Available Sizes
  • 6lb

     

    18lb

Ingredients & Nutrition

Chicken, corn gluten meal, brewers rice, whole grain wheat, animal fat preserved with mixed-tocopherols, poultry by-product meal, corn germ meal, dried egg product, fish meal, animal digest, fish oil, calcium phosphate, salt, potassium chloride, calcium carbonate, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, Vitamin E supplement, ferrous sulfate, niacin, manganese sulfate, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, thiamine mononitrate, copper sulfate, riboflavin supplement, garlic oil, Vitamin B-12 supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, Vitamin D-3 supplement, calcium iodate, biotin, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), sodium selenite.   J-4454

Manufactured and guaranteed by:  Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, St. Louis, MO 63164 USA

Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Pro Plan Focus Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula provides complete and balanced nutrition for all life stages of dogs.

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (Min)

30.0%

Crude Fat (Min)

20.0%

Crude Fiber (Max)

3.0%

Moisture (Max)

12.0%

Linoleic Acid (Min)

1.8%

Calcium (Ca) (Min)

1.1%

Phosphorus (P) (Min)

0.8%

Vitamin A (Min)

15,000 IU/kg

Vitamin E (Min)

100 IU/kg

Docosahexaenoic Acid* (DHA) (Min)

0.05%

Feeding Guidelines

RECOMMENDED DAILY FEEDING AMOUNTS

Using a standard 8 oz/250 ml measuring cup which contains approximately 112 g of Pro Plan.

 

Maturity1-1/2 - 3 months4 - 5 months6 - 8 months9 - 11 months1 - 2 years
(lbs)(cups)(cups)(cups)(cups)(cups)
3 - 61/21/21/2Feed as AdultFeed as Adult
7 - 123/4 - 11111
13 - 201/2 - 11 - 1-1/4111
(kg)(grams)(grams)(grams)(grams)(grams)
1.4 - 2.7565656Feed as AdultFeed as Adult
3.2 - 5.484 - 112112112112112
5.9 - 9.156 - 112112 - 140112112112

 

Puppies start to nibble solid foods at 3 - 4 weeks of age.  Keep moistened Pro Plan available at all times.  Allow your puppy to eat at will until fully weaned (6 - 8 weeks).  After weaning, Pro Plan can be fed moistened or dry.  For best results, develop a regular feeding schedule such as three small meals a day for younger puppies.  You can gradually reduce to one feeding in the morning and one in the evening as your puppy ages.  The routine should not vary.  As puppies near adulthood, their calorie needs may drop, and your puppy may begin leaving some food in the bowl.  Don't misinterpret this as an indication of dislike for the food.  Instead, begin offering less so your puppy doesn't overeat and stays in ideal body condition.

Nestlé Purina Research indicates that avoiding overfeeding of puppies may help their development.  Maintaining ideal body condition is key to encouraging proper growth in all puppies, especially large breeds.  The indicated amounts are only a guideline.  If your puppy becomes overweight, a reduction of your puppy’s daily food intake may be appropriate.  You may wish to consult your veterinarian about a weight control program.

THIS PRODUCT IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR LARGE OR GIANT BREED PUPPIES.

FEEDING FOR REPRODUCTION

Pro Plan provides the extra nutrition needed by reproducing females in stages of gestation and lactation.  Food consumption may vary during gestation, so feed the amount needed to maintain the pregnant female's ideal body condition.  Food intake may double or even quadruple during lactation.

MAKING THE SWITCH TO PRO PLAN

Although you'll be anxious to see the difference Pro Plan can make in your dog, please allow 7 - 10 days to ease the transition from your dog’s current food.  Each day, simply feed a little less of the previous food and a little more Pro Plan until you're feeding Pro Plan exclusively.  This gradual transition will help avoid dietary upsets.

Provide adequate fresh water in a clean container daily.

For your pet's health, see your veterinarian regularly.

 

CALORIE CONTENT

Metabolizable Energy (ME)

4126 kcal/kg

1872 kcal/lb

461 kcal/cup

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • ShortyBullsOfGeorgia
  • March 4, 2016
Loyal pet owner from Acworth, GA, United States

My Shorty Bulls LOVE this puppy food!!

I cannot say enough about how wonderful the food is for my puppies! I am steadily complimented on how sharp and intelligent my dogs are. Their coats are absolutely gorgeous!!! Also, thank you for the starter puppy folders.

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • Tuckers Mom
  • November 27, 2017
Loyal pet owner from Hanover, PA, United States

Nutritionally dense puppy food

We have a 12 wk old miniature dachshund. He came from the breeder with her highly recommending this Pro Plan formula. She even provided several days of Focus when we got him. He loves the food! It's nutritionally dense & was endorsed by our veterinarian as well. The kibble is bite sized and easily chewed with his baby teeth. He has bright eyes & a beautiful coat. We're hoping the veterinarian keeps him on Pro Plan as our puppy goes through his growth stages. Purina has been around for a very long time. We fed our 13 yr. old dachshund a Purina veterinary diet due to G.I. issues. Sadly, he's no longer with us. However, we want to continue being a customer of the Purina brand for a long time.

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • mirtayorkie
  • April 17, 2015
Loyal pet owner from Miami, FL, United States

great features

I bought this for 5 years ago am so happy that and I recommend this product

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • Stefan
  • April 21, 2016
Loyal pet owner from Kraków, Polska

Best for my Killer

I buying Pro Plan since 2015 and everything is OK. I can recommend Pro Plan in every details. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • ACapella
  • March 9, 2013
Loyal pet owner from Illinois

my puppies love it!

I began feeding this to my pregnant girls about a year and one-half ago.  It kept them in good weight while incubating and nursing puppies.  The babies began feeding out of mom's bowl shortly after they open their eyes.

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • Tater
  • December 6, 2017

Recommended by my breeder

My puppy loves this food and I feel is getting the best nutrition he can, growing by leaps and bounds.

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • Heather
  • April 23, 2015
Loyal pet owner from Michigan, United States

I love this food

I am a small hobby breeder and I love this food for my puppies I have been using it for over 7 years [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • rubeemom11
  • May 18, 2016
Loyal pet owner from Tyler, TX, United States

CAN'T GET ENOUGH!!!

I bought this food for my Mini Aussie puppy and she loves this food! When I am getting the bag out she comes running to sit by her bowl. I am pretty sure eating is her favorite part of the day. Coat has never been more shiny! Very alert and learning tricks so quickly!

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • chihuahualady
  • October 28, 2013
Loyal pet owner from Pennsylvania

Great Food For Puppies and lactating girls

We use this food for all our puppies and lactating girls. Stools stay firm and coats stay beautiful. Would highly recommend.

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Pro Plan® FOCUS Puppy Small Breed Chicken & Rice Formula
  • 5/5
  • jojo84
  • December 19, 2017

Puppy loves it!

This brand was recommended by the breeder I got my puppy from. My puppy loves it and is happy, healthy, and full of energy!

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