Overweight Miniature Schnauzer Beagle

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    Crystal T
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    Hello! I’m new here. Our dog is 11 months old and his name is Winston. Winston prefers dry dog food. He is also overweight.
    I need help finding or devising a recipe for dog food. I found the perfect premade food for him but unfortunately it is crazy expensive. Here are the ingredients. Can you help me figure out a recipe from it or suggest one? It must be 1. organic 2. end up a dry food or mostly dry and 3. help with him being overweight.

    Ingredients (in order of quantity):
    -USDA grade, Ethoxyquin-free, Deboned Turkey & Chicken
    -high quality (low Ash) Turkey & Chicken Meals
    -Chicken Liver
    -Potatoes
    -Dried Ground Potatoes
    -Pea Fiber
    -Whitefish Meal
    -Tomato Pomace
    -Natural Chicken Flavor
    -Chicken Liver
    -Salmon Oil
    -Flaxseed
    -Carrots
    -Sweet Potatoes
    -Kale
    -Broccoli
    -Spinach
    -Parsley
    -Apples
    -Blueberries
    -Vitamins
    -Minerals
    -Choline Chloride
    -Chicory Root Extract
    -Yucca Schidigera Extract
    -Glucosamine Hydrochloride
    -Chondroitin Sulfate
    -Lactobacillus plantarum
    -Enterococcus faecium
    -Lactobacillus casei
    -Lactobacillus acidophilus
    -Mixed Tocopherols
    -Rosemary Extract

    Calories Analysis (on an as fed basis)
    350 cal/cup ME
    Guaranteed Analysis
    Crude Protein (min) 33%
    Crude Fat (min) 9%
    Crude Fat (max) 10%
    Crude Fiber (max) 8.5%
    Moisture (max) 10%
    Calcium (max) 1.9%
    Phosphorus (max) 1.3%
    Vitamin E (min) 500 IU/kg
    Omega 6 Fatty Acids* (min) 2.2%
    Omega 3 Fatty Acids* (min) 0.50%
    Glucosamin Hydrochloride* (min) 250 mg/kg
    Chondroitin Sulfate* (min) 200 mg/kg
    Beta-carotene (min) 5 mg/kg
    Total Micro-organisms* (min) 80,000,000 CFU/lb

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