Blue Buffalo Life Protection Senior Chicken & Rice Dog Food offers real chicken as the first ingredient to offer a delicious supply of essential amino acids your senior dog needs every day. L-Carnitine is added to help maintain lean muscle mass. Wholesome whole grains like brown rice, barley and oats supply complex carbohydrates for daily energy (no soy, corn, or wheat). Healthy fruits and vegetables like carrots, peas, sweet potatoes, blueberries, and cranberries offer natural sources of antioxidant nutrients. LifeSource® Bits - a Blue dry food exclusive - offer a precise blend of vitamins and minerals. Omega-3 and -6 fatty acids support healthy skin and coat, and glucosamine helps maintain healthy joints. This food contains no chicken by-product meals, no soy, corn, or wheat, and no artificial preservatives, colors, or flavors.
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Deboned Chicken, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Meal, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Peas, Rice Bran, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potatoes, Calcium Carbonate, Alfalfa Meal, Salt, Potato Starch, Dried Chicory Root, Caramel, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Garlic, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, L-Carnitine, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Oil of Rosemary, L-Lysine, Parsley, Kelp, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Spinach, Blackberries, Pomegranate, Pumpkin, Barley Grass, Turmeric, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Taurine, Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), 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.
|| 18.0% min
|| 10.0% min
|| 7.0% max
|| 0.7% min
|| 0.6% min
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids*
|| 0.5% min
| Omega 6 Fatty Acids*
|| 2.25% min
|| 100 mg/kg min
|| 400 mg/kg min
| Chondroitin Sulfate*
|| 300 mg/kg min
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Recommended Daily Feeding
|Up to 15 lbs
|| 1/4 - 1-1/4 cups*
|16 - 25 lbs
||1-1/4 - 1- 1/2 cups*
|26 - 40 lbs
||1- 1/2 - 2-1/4 cups*
|41 - 60 lbs
||2-1/4 - 3 cups*
|61 - 80 lbs
|| 3 - 3-1/2 cups*
|81 - 100 lbs
||3-1/2 - 4-1/4 cups*
|Over 100 lbs
||Feed 4 -1/4 cups* plus 1/2 cup for each 20 lbs over 100 lbs body weight
*Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup.
Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed):
3,390 Kcals/kg, 350 Kcals/cup
Note: Individual senior dog's requirements may vary from the above recommendations due to age, breed, environment, and activity level. Adjust food as required to maintain optimal body condition, and ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.
Small Breed: 1 Meal Per Day
Medium/Large Breed: 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.