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Adult Light Small Bites - Dry

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Hill's® Science Diet®
Adult Light Small Bites


Hill's® Science Diet® Adult Light Small Bites dog food provides precisely balanced nutrition in a smaller kibble for a light, healthy lifestyle.

  • 19% lower in calories vs. Adult Advanced Fitness
  • Natural vegetable fibers help satisfy hunger between meals
  • L-carnitine helps convert fat into energy
  • High quality chicken protein with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal

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Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Adult dogs 1-6 years of age that require fewer calories (i.e. dogs that are less active, neutered or otherwise prone to weight gain).

Not Recommended For:

  • Puppies, adult dogs not prone to gaining excess weight.
  • Pregnant or nursing dogs. During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to:Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original, Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Small Bites, or Science Diet® Puppy Small and Toy Breed

BenefitNutrientHow it Works
Satisfied hungerNatural vegetable fibersNatural vegetable fibers help satisfy hunger between meals.
Conversion of fat into energyL-carnitineL-carnitine helps convert fat into energy.
Lean muscleHigh-quality proteinHigh quality protein helps maintain lean muscle & ideal body condition

Additional Info

Healthy choices matter, for both you and your pet. For more than 70 years, Hill's has been advancing knowledge of how to keep pets their healthiest. That means great-tasting, nutritious food with natural ingredients that helps your dog live a long, happy life.

We make every bag of our dog food in our own US facilities with highest quality natural ingredients from North America. These ingredients must meet our strict requirements for purity and nutrient content, which exceed industry standards.

By choosing Science Diet, you help us provide food to shelter pets 365 days a year.
Learn more at hillsfoodshelterlove.com.

Other Products to Consider

Science Diet® is available in a wide variety of foods for your dog's unique needs. Canned dog food is available from Science Diet® in delicious Adult Light with Liver that your dog will love. Also try Science Diet treats that are sure to please!

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

HELPFUL TIPS

  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times!
  • Your pet's nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
  • Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry foods, wet foods and treats for your pet's unique needs.
  • To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Weight Control

Ideal
Weight of Dog
Weight LossObese Prone
5 lb (2,3 kg) 3/8 cup (35 g) 5/8 cup (60 g)
10 lb (4,5 kg) 3/4 cup (75 g)1 cup (100 g)
20 lb (9,1 kg)1 1/4 cups (125 g)1 3/4 cups (175 g)
40 lb (18 kg)2 cups (200 g)3 cups (295 g)
60 lb (27 kg)2 3/4 cups (270 g)4 cups (395 g)
80 lb (36 kg)3 1/2 cups (345 g)5 cups (495 g)
100 lb (45 kg)4 cups (395 g)5 3/4 cups (570 g)
Science Diet® Adult Light Small Bites Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult dogs.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 2989 kcal/kg (297 kcal per cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein24.9
Fat9.0
Carbohydrate (NFE)47.1
Crude Fiber13.3
Calcium0.87
Phosphorus0.7
Sodium0.35
Potassium0.80
Magnesium0.134
Carnitine351 ppm
Vitamin C248 mg/kg
Vitamin E710 IU/kg

References

1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Adult Light Small Bites contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Chicken Meal, Pea Bran Meal, Whole Grain Sorghum, Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Gluten Meal, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Corn, Powdered Cellulose, Chicken Liver Flavor, Dried Beet Pulp, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Iodized Salt, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, Oat Fiber, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Beta-Carotene, Phosphoric Acid, Natural Flavors, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas.


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this is the best dog food!! We have to dogs a pure bred mini dachshund and a dachsador(lab and dachshund) and they love their food and it helps them not get fat and keeps their coats nice. I think everyone should use this product. November 13, 2013
The Best ! When "Slinky" came to live with us he was eating a cheap brand of dog food. His stool was awful so I decided to use the same food as our other dog ate and of course it was Science Diet dry dog food. Slinky had his first bowl of Science Diet and he gobbled it up. I have no problems with him eating his breakfast or dinner and his stool has improved to what it should be. October 23, 2013
My dog is healthy for an old dog because of Science DIet Labs by nature are gluttons and many (most) are very overweight and underactive the older they get. Our yellow lab is over 13 and though she has been slowing down for a few years the only physical sign of her age is being white in the face. Her vet recommended Science Diet light when she was young and has been on it most of her life, never being overweight since. Just recently we switched her to small bites because its easier for her to chew. I'm certain that regular checkups and her diet is what has kept her with us this long and healthy too. October 20, 2013
can not beat the quality I have used Science Diet with all my dogs and they love the taste September 14, 2014
great food I,ve used your dog food for over 30 years I think its great September 12, 2014
Best Product to maintain Dogs Weight MY Dogs have been battling their weight since we brought them home 6years ago. We switched them from a natural dog food to Hills Adult Dry Small bites (even though they are breeds). Since the switch 2 yrs ago our dogs have more energy and have been maintaining their healthy weight. Hills Science Diet is the best dog food out there. September 11, 2014
Toy Poodles love it My poodles have been on this food for years and love it. Healthy with good bowel habits. September 11, 2014
Been using Hill's for over 30 years I have had Cairn Terriers and Golden Retrievers for over 30 years and have fed them Hill's Science Diet food at the recommendation of my vet, and I'm amazed at how wonderful my dogs look plus the energy and health that they have is beyond belief. The amount of "waste" in my yard is so minimal compared to other foods it's worth the cost any day of the week. September 3, 2014