Dogs thrive on quality protein and healthy fats‚ which is why the Merrick Classic Real Lamb with Brown Rice & Apple Dry Dog Food is made with high-quality protein‚ whole grains‚ vegetables and fruits to provide a natural dog food formula rich in nutrients to support the overall health of your dog. Merrick starts with real and wholesome USDA-inspected deboned lamb as the first ingredient with amino acids necessary for building muscle and a healthy metabolism. This protein rich MERRICK ADULT RECIPE is balanced with 50% lamb proteins 25% fresh produce and 25% whole grains ingredients. This food revolution in the dog bowl yields 25% protein for each meal. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.