Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula was created for the health and well-being of dogs. All formulas start with real meat, whole grains, garden veggies and fruit, plus added LifeSource Bits, a precise blend of nutrients that have been enhanced with a Super 7 package of antioxidant-rich ingredients. This Small Breed Healthy Weight Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe features delicious, protein-rich deboned chicken and is formulated with a precise blend of proteins and carbohydrates to meet a smaller dog’s higher energy needs without the extra calories.
- Increased, high-quality proteins and carbs for higher energy needs and L-Carnitine for lean muscle development as well as reduced calories from fat
- Unique “small breed” kibble for smaller jaws that promotes tartar removal
- Glucosamine for joint health and mobility and Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids for healthy skin and coat
- Vitamins, chelated minerals and antioxidants for immune system health
- No corn, wheat, soy or chicken (or poultry) by-product meals
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Barley, Pea Starch, Peas, Oatmeal, Fish Meal (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Pea Fiber, Natural Flavor, Pea Protein, Flaxseed (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Tomato Pomace, Powdered Cellulose, Direct Dehydrated Alfalfa Pellets, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Dried Chicory Root, Choline Chloride, Potatoes, DL-Methionine, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Garlic, L-Carnitine, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Vegetable Juice for color, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, Copper Sulfate, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Sulfate, Taurine, Chondroitin Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Calcium Iodate, 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), Sodium Selenite, Oil of Rosemary.
Crude Protein 25 % min Crude Fat 10 % min Crude Fat 13 % max Crude Fiber 8 % max Moisture 10 % max Calcium 1.1 % min Phosphorus 0.8 % min Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 0.3 % min Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 2 % min L-Carnitine* 100 mg/kg min Glucosamine* 400 mg/kg min Chondroitin Sulfate* 300 mg/kg min *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Nutrient Profiles.
3,296 kcal/kg, 343 kcal/cup
|Weight of Dog||Weight Reduction (cups)||Weight Maintenance (cups)|
|Up to 5 lbs||1/4 – 1/2||1/3 – 1/2|
|6 – 10 lbs||1/2 – 3/4||1/2 – 1|
|11 – 15 lbs||3/4 – 1||1 – 1 1/4|
|16 – 20 lbs||1 – 1 1/4||1 1/4 – 1 3/4|
|21 – 25 lbs||1 1/4 – 1 1/2||1 3/4 – 2|
|26 – 30 lbs||1 1/2 – 1 3/4||2 – 2 1/4|
Start by mixing 25% of BLUE with your dog’s old food, and gradually increase the proportion of BLUE over the next 14 days.