Blue Buffalo Life Protection Large Breed Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food is holistically formulated to support the special needs of bigger dogs in the prime adult years. It offers tasty real chicken as the first ingredient to provide a delicious source of the essential amino acids your dog needs every day. Wholesome whole grains like brown rice, barley and oats supply complex carbohydrates for daily energy. Healthy garden vegetables and fruits like carrots, sweet potatoes, peas, blueberries and cranberries offer natural sources of nutrients.
LifeSource® Bits - a Blue dry food exclusive - offer a precise blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Omega-3 and -6 fatty acids support healthy skin and coat, and glucosamine and chondrotin help support those hard-working joints. This food contains no chicken by-product meals, no soy, corn, or wheat, and no artificial preservatives, colors, or flavors.
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Peas, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids), Dried Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potatoes, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dried Chicory Root, Potato Starch, Choline Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Caramel, DL-Methionine, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Garlic, L-Carnitine, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Oil of Rosemary, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Blackberries, Pomegranate, Spinach, Pumpkin, Barley Grass, Dried Kelp, Parsley, Turmeric, L-Ascorbyl-2- Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), L-Lysine, Taurine, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Chondroitin Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Beta Carotene, Dried Yeast, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite.
||400 mg/kg min
||100 mg/kg min
|Omega-3 Fatty Acid*
|Omega-6 Fatty Acid*
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed): 3,567 Kcals/kg, 365 Kcals/cup
Recommended Daily Feeding
(Cups per Day - Based on a standard 8 oz. measuring cup)
| 50-70 lbs
|| 3-1/4 to 4 cups*
| 71-100 lbs
|| 4 to 5-1/4 cups*
|Over 100 lbs
||Feed 5-1/4 cups* plus 1/2 cup
for each additional 20 lbs.
*Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup.
Recommended Feeding Guidelines:
Meal Frequency: 2 meals per day.
Transition to Blue
Start by mixing 25% of Blue with your dog's old food, and gradually increase the proportion of BLUE over the next 14 days.
Dry-Crunchy and delicious nutrition nuggets and LifeSource Bits right from the bag.
Dry with Water-Add warm water and mix to fully release flavors and aroma.
Be sure to have a clean bowl of cool, fresh water available at all times.