Healthy Puppy with Real Chicken

Product Overview

Good ingredients is what you'll find at the heart of our Healthy Puppy recipe. We take our #1 ingredient, real farm-raised chicken, and blend it to perfection with whole grains and accents of vegetables. It’s 100% nutrition, a taste your growing puppy will love, plus DHA to help support healthy brain and vision development.

Available Sizes
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    3.5 lb, 6.3 lb, 15.5 lb bags

Ingredients & Nutrition

J-4093

Chicken, chicken by-product meal, corn gluten meal, whole grain corn, barley, whole grain wheat, rice, soybean meal, beef fat naturally preserved with mixed-tocopherols, poultry by-product meal, glycerin, egg and chicken flavor, poultry and pork digest, fish oil, iron oxide (color), calcium carbonate, salt, oat meal, dried peas, dried carrots, potassium chloride, MINERALS [zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite], VITAMINS [Vitamin E supplement, niacin, Vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin B-12 supplement, thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Vitamin D-3 supplement, riboflavin supplement (Vitamin B-2), menadione sodium bisulfite (Vitamin K), folic acid, biotin], choline chloride, L-Lysine monohydrochloride, DL-Methionine.

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

Beneful Healthy Puppy is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for all life stages including growth of large size dogs (70 lbs. or more as an adult).

Guaranteed Analysis
Calories Content (Calculated)

3624 kcal/kg

353 kcal/cup

28.0%

Crude Protein (Min)

14.0%

Crude Fat (Min)

4.0%

Crude Fiber (Max)

14.0%

Moisture (Max)

1.4%

Linoleic Acid (Min)

0.05%

Docosahexaenoic Acid* (DHA) (Min)

1.1%

Calcium (Ca) (Min)

0.9%

Phosphorus (P) (Min)

10,000 IU/kg

Vitamin A (Min)

100 IU/kg

Vitamin E (Min)

Feeding Guidelines

RECOMMENDED DAILY FEEDING AMOUNTS
Based on using a standard 8 oz/250 ml measuring cup which contains approximately 97 g of Purina Beneful Healthy Puppy.  

FEEDING WEANING PUPS
Puppies start to nibble on solid foods at 3 - 4 weeks of age.  Keep moistened Beneful Healthy Puppy (three parts kibble to one part water) available to puppies at all times until fully weaned (6 - 8 weeks of age).

FEEDING GROWING PUPS
After weaning, Beneful Healthy Puppy can be fed moistened or dry at the same time every day - very young puppies three times a day, older puppies twice a day.  Use the feeding guidelines shown here, but remember individual needs can vary.  Feed to maintain ideal body condition as shown.  Slight appetite changes and occasional digestive upsets are normal in puppies.  If upsets become severe or linger longer than a day or two, contact your veterinarian.

FEEDING FOR REPRODUCTION
Beneful Healthy Puppy 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 good body condition.  Food intake may double or even quadruple during lactation.

FEEDING TIP
When switching your dog to Beneful Healthy Puppy, please allow 7 - 10 days for the transition.  Gradually add more Beneful Healthy Puppy and less of the previous food to your dog's dish each day until the changeover is complete.  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.

Recommended Feeding Amounts

Puppy's Current Weight

1-1/2 - 3 Months

4 - 5 Months

6 - 8 Months

9 - 11 Months

1 - 2 Years

3 - 12 lbs

2/3 - 1 cups (61 - 86 g)

1 - 1-1/3 cups (86 - 129 g)

2/3 - 1-1/2 cups (66 - 149 g)

Feed as Adult

Feed as Adult

13 - 20 lbs

2/3 - 1-1/4 cups (61 - 115 g)

1-1/2 - 2 cups (148 - 179 g)

1 - 1-1/3 cups (94 - 127 g)

1-1/3 - 1-1/2 cups (136 - 144 g)

1-1/3 - 1-2/3 cups (131 - 160 g)

21 - 50 lbs

3/4 - 1-1/2 cups (68 - 142 g)

2 - 2-3/4 cups (205 - 266 g)

1-1/2 - 2-1/3 cups (147 - 235 g)

2-2/3 - 3 cups (262 - 288 g) 

2-3/4 - 4-1/4 cups (269 - 400 g)

51 - 75 lbs

3/4 - 2-1/3 cups (76 - 231 g)

2 - 4 cups (205 - 384 g)

2 - 3-3/4 cups (185 - 371 g)

3-1/3 - 4-3/4 cups (324 - 463 g)

3-1/2 - 6-1/4 cups (352 - 600 g)

76 - 100 lbs

1-1/4 - 2-2/3 cups (115 - 260 g)

2-3/4 - 3-3/4 cups (276 - 374 g)

4 - 6-1/3 cups (385 - 614 g)

5-1/4 - 7 cups (510 - 676 g)

7-2/3 - 11 cups (747 - 1065 g)

Over 100 lbs

2-2/3 cups plus 1/2 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs (260 g plus 41 g for each 4.5 kg of body weight over 45.4 kg)

3-3/4 cups plus 1/2 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs (374 g plus 41 g for each 4.5 kg of body weight over 45.4 kg)

6-1/3 cups plus 1/2 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs (614 g plus 41 g for each 4.5 kg of body weight over 45.4 kg)

7 cups plus 1/2 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs (676 g plus 41 g for each 4.5 kg of body weight over 45.4 kg)

11 cups plus 1/2 cup for each 10 lbs of body weight over 100 lbs (1065 g plus 41 g for each 4.5 kg of body weight over 45.4 kg)

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  • Zena
  • September 7, 2018
Loyal pet owner from Pennsylvania
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My 8 month old puppy , just enjoys baneful dry dog food.

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  • Tim
  • September 9, 2018

It's great to hear your puppy is thriving on Beneful!

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  • Petparent
  • September 20, 2018
Loyal pet owner from Kentucky

We love beneful!!!

My 7 month old puppy is happy and healthy and LOVES beneful puppy! My older adult loves the adult original Salmon! They both love the treats too!!! Won't feed anything else!!!! I just wish you made puppy in a wet food....

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  • Tim
  • September 22, 2018

Thanks for sharing how much your dogs enjoy our recipes.

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  • colemann65
  • October 31, 2013
Loyal pet owner from Cincinnati, OH

Happy Playful Dog Happy Greatful owner

I have been feeding this to my Aussie Mini for about 2 mts now, what a difference it has made with her. She has lost 3 lbs and is more playful and loves her set dinner time

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  • CharlieLovesBeneful
  • November 4, 2013

We love

I just put my Jack Russell Terrier on this food... and he loves it! Didn't think he was going to ever come up for air lol... It makes him happy and that makes me happy... I found a food that we both love!

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  • Nani212
  • December 31, 2013
Loyal pet owner from California, United States

Wow

My jack russel terrier jumps whenever I feed him this he just can't calm down

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  • TheDragonslayer
  • January 10, 2014
Loyal pet owner from McKinleyville, CA, United States

Puppies grew like crazy

I adopted a rather small Australian shepherd from the shelter, pregnant too. I started her off on Beneful puppy food and when she had her puppies, I kept her on puppy food till she stopped nursing them. She stayed healthy and maintained her weight while the puppies put on wonderful growth. At 10 weeks old the smallest is 18 pounds and the largest is 22 pounds and Dusty, Mom, is maintaining her 32 pounds on Beneful for her age group, our other dogs eat beneful too.

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  • Candy57
  • January 14, 2014
Loyal pet owner from Cleveland, OH, United States

Our Puppy Is Finally ENJOYING Her Food

We were very saddened to find out that our lab/boxer puppy wasn't liking ANY of the foods that we would give her. Friends and family would say, "when she gets hungry enough she'll eat it!" But we love our puppy, and we wanted her to 'enjoy' what she ate. We then tried Beneful for puppies, and we blended in about 1/3 of a can of Iams Lamb/Rice ground meat food. She will show some hesitancy, because she would rather eat what we are...BUT, we were so excited to see her eating it, right down to the bottom of the bowl - every time! Thank you SO MUCH for making Beneful for puppies. It has relieved us of so much anxiety over her eating issues. Please never change it.

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  • cmarkel11
  • January 30, 2014
Loyal pet owner from New Park, PA, United States

Great for our large puppy

Beneful is the only food that our dogs enjoy eating and keeps them healthy. I love that there are different varieties to help us keep our pups healthy & happy!

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  • puppypower
  • February 13, 2014
Loyal pet owner from Arlington, TX, United States

happy puppy

are puppy is full of energy and loves to play. he was having trouble with other food he want eating and now he has been eating at his scheduled time and is very exited for is meal time

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  • Chelle89
  • February 27, 2014
Loyal pet owner from Rifle, CO

Finally, he's excited to eat!

My golden retriever would rather eat wood than eat many of the expensive, high end 'natural' brands and frankly, I was getting frustrated paying $60 for 25-30# of dog food that he didn't LOVE (didn't even like). After a couple of friends recommending Beneful, I gave in and bought it - and am I ever glad I did! Charlie is now excited to eat, and I get to work on his 'sit-stay' commands while I dish it up for him. He's happy - and that makes me happy!

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