Formulated for the health & well-being of senior dogs, Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula is made with the finest natural ingredients & features:
- Delicious, protein-rich, deboned chicken
- Wholesome whole grains, garden veggies & fruit
- No chicken (or poultry) by-product meals
- No corn, wheat or soy
- No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
Exclusive LifeSource Bits contain a precise blend of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants selected by holistic veterinarians & animal nutritionists. The ingredients in LifeSource Bits help support:
- Immune system health Life stage requirements
- Healthy oxidative balance
- Essential proteins & carbohydrates help maintain energy requirements for a healthy lifestyle
- Essential vitamins, chelated minerals & important antioxidants help support the immune system
- High-quality protein from deboned chicken & chicken meal, plus L-Carnitine help maintain strong muscles
- An optimal balance of Omega-3 & -6 Fatty Acids helps promote a shiny coat & healthy skin
Deboned Chicken, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Meal, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Peas, Rice Bran, Flaxseed (source of Omega-3 & -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.
Crude Protein (min.) 18.0%
Crude Fat (min.) 10.0%
Moisture (max.) 10.0%
Crude Fiber (max.) 7.0%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids* (min.) 2.25%
Calcium (min.) 0.7%
Phosphorous (min.) 0.6%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids* (min.) 0.5%
Glucosamine* (min.) 400 mg/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate* (min.) 300 mg/kg
L-Carnitine* (min.) 100 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Metabolizable Energy (ME) 3,390 kcals/kg; 350 kcals/cup.
Up to 15 lb. - 1/2 to 1-1/4 cups*
16 to 25 lb. - 1-1/2 to 2 cups*
26 to 40 lb. - 2 to 3 cups*
41 to 60 lb. - 3 to 4 cups*
61 to 80 lb. - 4 to 4-3/4 cups*
81 to 100 lb. - 4-3/4 to 5-3/4 cups*
Over 100 lb. Feed 5-3/4 cups* plus 1/2 cup for each additional 20 lb. - 2*Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup.
Note: Individual dog's requirements may vary due to age, breed, environment, & activity level. Adjust food as required to maintain optimal body condition, & ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.