Formulated for the health and well-being of small breed dogs, Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula is made with only the finest natural ingredients and features:
- Delicious, protein-rich, deboned chicken
- Wholesome whole grains, garden veggies and fruit
- No chicken (or poultry) by-product meals
- No corn, wheat or soy
- No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
Exclusive LifeSource Bits - Now Enhanced with Super 7 Antioxidants
LifeSource Bits contain a precise blend of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists. And now all Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula dog foods feature LifeSource Bits that have been enhanced with our Super 7 package of antioxidant-rich ingredients:
- Immune system health
- Life stage requirements
- Healthy oxidative balance
- Healthy Muscle Development - High-quality protein from deboned chicken, plus chicken meal helps build and maintain strong muscles
- Higher Energy Needs - Increased levels of protein and carbohydrates to help meet higher energy requirements
- Dental Health - Unique "small-bite" kibble is the perfect size for smaller jaws and is shaped to help promote tartar removal
- Joint Health - Glucosamine helps support joint function and overall mobility
- Healthy Skin & Coat - An optimal balance of Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids helps promote a shiny coat and healthy skin
- Healthy Immune System - Essential vitamins, chelated minerals and important antioxidants help support the immune system
Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal (source of Glucosamine), Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Peas, Flaxseed (Source of Omega-3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Tomato Pomace (Source of Lycopene), Natural Flavor, Menhaden Fish Meal (Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids), Potatoes, Alfalfa Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Potato Starch, Dried Chicory Root, DL-Methionine, Caramel, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Garlic, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, 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), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Taurine, Biotin (Vitamin B7), Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, L-Carnitine, 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.
Crude Protein (min.) 26.0%
Crude Fat (min.) 15.0%
Moisture (max.) 10.0%
Crude Fiber (max.) 4.0%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 3.0%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 0.5%
Glucosamine* (min.) 400 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Nutrition Statement: Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Natural Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Food for Small Breed Adult Dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.
Metabolizable Energy (ME) 3,680 kcals/kg; 383 kcals/cup.
Dog's Weight - Daily Amount
Up to 5 lb. - 1/4 to 1/2 cup*
6-10 lb. - 1/2 to 1 cup*
11-15 lb. - 1 to 1-1/4 cups*
16-20 lb. - 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups*
21-25 lb. - 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups*
26-30 lb. - 1-3/4 to 2 cups*
*Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup.
Note: Individual dog's requirements may vary 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.
Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula with LifeSource Bits will provide your dog with superior nutrition plus a unique nutrient and antioxidant package specifically formulated for his needs.
1 meal 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.