Many small breeds age slower than larger dogs, but their nutritional needs do change over time. This highly digestible blend of chicken and rice supports digestive tract motility and heathy joints. The small kibble size is easy for small senior dogs over 10 year’s old to chew.
- Chicken number one ingredient
- 100% natural
- Joint support
- Blended with botanicals
- Strong Immune System
- Joint Health
- Small Kibble Size
As dogs enter their senior years, they benefit from diets which are designed to support healthy ageing.
The carefully balanced chicken and rice formulation of Leader Senior Small Breed helps to support good motility in the digestive tract and increased levels of glucosamine and chondroitin help to promote healthy joints.This recipe is highly digestible, while the small kibble shape and size is perfectly suited to small breed dogs.
Ideal for Senior Small Breed Dogs
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Dehydrated Chicken (27%), Brown Rice, White Rice, Chicken Fat, Dehulled Oats, Whole Linseed, Minerals, Alfalfa, Hydrolysed Liver Protein, Yeast Extract, Chicory Inulin, Dried Cranberries, Dried Beetroot, Rosemary, Ginger, Turmeric, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Yucca schidigera, Chondroitin Sulphate.
Nutritional Additives per kg
|Vitamin A||24,000 iu|
|Vitamin D3||2,000 iu|
|Vitamin E(Alpha Tocopherol)||250 iu|
- Trace Elements
|Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate||28.0 mg|
|Sodium Selenite||0.3 mg|
|Iron Sulphate Monohydrate||250.0 mg|
|Manganese Oxide||65.0 mg|
|Zinc Oxide||97.2 mg|
|Zinc Chelate of Amino Acid Hydrate||200.0 mg|
|Calcium Iodate Anhydrous||2.4 mg|
- Antioxidants, Preservatives: Preserved with tocopherol-rich extracts of natural origin
Your dog is unique and his feeding requirements will vary with his age, activity and environment. That’s why we suggest starting with the guides below, and then monitoring his weight and adjusting portions as needed.
All recommended feeding amounts are in grams per day.
Ideally feed your adult dog in two feeds per day rather than just one, especially for large breeds. However, be vigilant with the amount of food you give them.
We recommend you try to feed your dog at the same time each day.
Please ensure a supply of fresh drinking water at all times
Amount recommended above are total daily amounts.
Less Active: Less than 30 mins exercise per day
Active: 30 – 60 mins exercise per day
Highly Active: Over 60 mins exercise per day
|Body Weight||Less Active||Active||Highly Active|
We recommend adult dogs are given two feeds per day. Provide half in morning and half in evening.
Pour the correct amount of Leader into your dog’s bowl. Leader may be fed either wet or dry. If feeding wet, use 1 part water to 2 parts feed. Use lukewarm (not boiling) water. Feed should be fed within 30 minutes of preparation if fed wet.
Amounts provided in this chart are recommended guidelines and should be adjusted depending on your dog’s individual needs. If your dog appears overweight, you may need to feed slightly less than the guideline amount. Similarly, if your dog appears underweight, you may need to feed slightly more.
- Monitor your dog’s condition and adjust the feeding amount until the correct bodyweight is achieved.
- Always ensure your dog has a plentiful supply of fresh water.
- Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
This food is recommended for small breeds when they are approximately 10 years old and older. From this age onwards, your dog is likely to have lower energy requirements and will require a diet tailored towards senior dogs.
Natural Dog Nutrition
The Leader range of food offers something for every dog. Each product is tailored according to a dog’s size, age and individual needs. Using natural Irish ingredients, Leader feeds cater to dogs with sensitive tummies, those who need to watch their weight and those who need extra protein and omega 3 oils.
We understand that larger dogs need extra care for their joints, and smaller dogs need a kibble size they can manage easily. Whatever your dogs’ needs are, you can find a Leader food that’s just right as well as a healthy range of treats to supplement their delicious diet.