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Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food

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Keep your mature dog as peppy as a puppy with Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food. Its impressive ingredients list starts with fresh, deboned chicken to ensure healthy muscles. Whole grains and vitamin-packed fruits and vegetables supply key vitamins and minerals, while added LifeSource Bits contain a precise blend of nutrients to fight disease, build immunity and promote joint health.

What's so valuable about Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food? Find out here:
  • Healthy muscle maintenance
  • Whole grains provide energy
  • Joint health
  • Immune system health.
SKU: 14299

Ingredients

Deboned Chicken, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Whole Ground Barley, Chicken Meal, Tomato Pomace (natural source of Lycopene), Rye, Rice Bran, Chicken Fat (naturally preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Chicken Flavor, Whole Potatoes, Peas, Whole Carrots, Whole Sweet Potatoes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Flaxseed (natural source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Garlic, Alfalfa Meal, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Turmeric, Sunflower Oil (natural source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Dried Chicory Root, Oil of Rosemary, Beta Carotene, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Salt, Caramel, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus subtilis, Enterococcus faecium.

Analysis:

Crude Protein (min) 18%
Crude Fat (min) 8%
Crude Fiber (max) 5%
Moisture (max) 10%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min) 0.2%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids (min) 2.5%

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Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Dog likes it (4)
  • Nutritional (4)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Older dogs (4)
  • Larger dogs (3)
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4.0

We Love Blue Buffallo!

By Melissa

from Minot, North Dakota

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Nutritional
  • Tasty

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Larger Dogs
  • Less-active Dogs
  • Older Dogs

Comments about Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food:

We love Blue Buffalo! This food was purchased for our 100 lb, 8-year-old Saint Bernard. I purchased the "Senior" formula because of her advanced age and the problems that tend to arise in old age with large breeds (joint issues, mostly). After discussing it with the veterinarian, though, I think I will switch to a "regular" adult large-breed food. Senior foods are typically lower in fat and calories because most senior dogs aren't as active and tend to gain weight. Our dog has some trouble maintaining her weight on the senior formula, so the extra calories from the "regular" formula should help. I have been feeding her an extra scoop of the senior formula to supplement the calories, but that gets very expensive. I (last week) ordered "Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul Canned Dog Food" from a different website. It's high quality ingredients are a nice supplement to the kibble, and she LOVES it. She's eating and putting on weight at a much better rate now. Overall, we love Blue Buffalo and attribute our dog's long and healthy life to the high-quality ingredients found in this food. It is somewhat more expensive, but I've found we have had no issues with things like bloat or digestive issues (common in large breeds) and the money we've saved on veterinary treatment more than makes up for the cost of good food. Other Saint Bernard owners make multiple trips for surgery to relieve bloat problems over the course of the dog's life, but our Jasmine has been very, very healthy all along!
We order from PetFoodDirect.com because we live in a rural area and the local farm supply doesn't carry this specific variety of food. The price is comparable to what some pay at big pet stores in major cities, and the free shipping makes it a no-brainer!

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4.0

Great Product!

By Ashley

from Helena, AL

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Easy To Digest
  • Nutritional

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Larger Dogs
  • Older Dogs

Comments about Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food:

This product has helped my older dog with joint lubrication to ease a little of his pain caused by arthritis.

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4.0

Great product!

By Ashley

from Helena, AL

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Dog Likes It
  • Easy To Digest
  • Nutritional

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Older Dogs

Comments about Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food:

This food was recommended by my vet for the added joint lubrication supplements. It seems to lessen my dogs discomfort associated with arthritis, so it's a winner for me!

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4.0

Very helpful product!

By Ashley

from Helena, AL

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

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        Comments about Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food:

        My dog has arthritis and this product has been very helpful with easing his movements as a supplement to his medication.

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        4.0

        My swissy really likes it.

        By kris

        from Whitehouse Station, NJ

        About Me Long-time Pet Owner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dog Likes It
        • Good Value
        • Improves Coat
        • Nutritional
        • Tasty

        Cons

        • She's still stinky

        Best Uses

        • Larger Dogs
        • Older Dogs

        Comments about Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Chicken & Brown Rice Large Breed Senior Dry Dog Food:

        My dog seems to like the taste of it. I like that it's all natural. Doesn't seem to help her not pass gas though. Haven't found anything that works well for that yet!

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