Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
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Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food

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This Blue Buffalo Chicken and Brown Rice recipe is specifically formulated for dogs in the prime of their lives. The ingredients found within Blue Buffalo Chicken and Brown Rice address the needs of adult dogs, including: High-quality protein to develop healthy muscles Wholesome grains which provide energy for an active life Glucosamine to support joint health Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids which grant a shiny coat and healthy skin Calcium, Phosphorus and Essential Vitamins for strong bones and teeth Blue Buffalo features the finest natural ingredients in their pet food formulas. The chicken provides high quality protein which grant dogs the essential amino acids they need daily. Wholesome whole grains provide a source of energy for your dog in the form of complex carbohydrates. The healthy garden vegetables found in Blue Buffalo's formula include whole carrots, sweet potatoes and peas. This Blue Buffalo recipe is enhanced with LifeSource Bits. LifeSource Bits contain a special blend of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which promote immune system health, support life stage requirements and a healthy oxidative balance. Ideally formulated for adult dogs Features the finest natural ingredients Enhanced with LifeSource bits Please Note: All food is shipped via ground delivery, only to the Contiguous (48) States. Please allow 7 to 10 days for your delivery to arrive. (More Info)

Is Blue Buffalo Chicken and Rice Good for Dogs?
Answer

Yes, the Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food is good for dogs. The Blue Buffalo Chicken meal contains a very small amount of moisture and fat as most of it is removed. This makes the Blue Buffalo dog food a more concentrated form of chicken protein. There is also no corn, soy, or wheat in this Blue Buffalo dry food. They only use whole ground brown rice, barley, and oatmeal. It helps ensure a proper balance of ingredients in Blue Buffalo Chicken and Rice meals. Blue Buffalo ingredients also include pea starch, pea fiber, pea protein, dried kelp, turmeric, sweet potatoes, carrot, garlic, and so on. There is a perfect blend of protein, fat, and fiber in this meal. It also has a good amount of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. So when it comes to ensuring a balanced and nutritious meal, especially one with the Blue Buffalo ingredients, dog food cannot get any better than the ones Blue Buffalo produces.

Is There a Recall on Blue Buffalo Dog Food?
Answer

The recall on Blue Buffalo dog food is mainly due to an issue with the nutritional content. The Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food, along with the Basics Salmon, and Wilderness Chicken have been found to have excessive quantities of vitamin D. These high levels of vitamin D, although not as harmful as one might think, can still have many side effects. Side effects, including frequent thirst and urination, are common due to overconsumption of vitamin D. The recall was made to get these products out of the way and keep pets safe.

Does Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula Have Grain?
Answer

Yes, Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula has whole grains like wheat and barley.

Is Blue Buffalo Dog Food Made in China?
Answer

No, Blue Buffalo dog food is made in the United States, with only the highest quality ingredients.

What Is the Difference Between Blue Buffalo Life Protection and Wilderness?
Answer

Wilderness, in comparison to Life Protection, has more meat content and is somewhat inspired by the diet of wolves.

Should Dogs Have Brown or White Rice?
Answer

Brown rice can be given once in a while, but it cannot help with gastrointestinal issues. For more regular consumption, white rice is preferred.

Does Brown Rice Help Dogs Poop?
Answer

Brown rice can help with digestion as well as your dogโ€™s poop. It is, however, not usually recommended for dogs with gastrointestinal issues. In such cases, brown rice might do more harm than good.

What Are the Benefits of Brown Rice for Dogs?
Answer

Brown rice has plenty of benefits for dogs. It is rich in natural fibers that ensure a healthy digestive system. Brown rice is also rich in carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. It is a great source of vitamin D and vitamin B, which are essential to keeping your dogโ€™s heart healthy. You should, however, avoid feeding your dog brown rice every day. Two or three times a week as a side meal to their regular diet is the best way to give your dog brown rice. When it comes to brown rice dog food, Blue Buffalo stands at the top with its Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food. The Blue dog food has all the nutrients of brown rice, plus chicken and a ton of other healthy and nutritious elements.

Can Brown Rice Hurt Dogs?
Answer

Brown rice can hurt dogs with gastrointestinal issues like diarrhea. It can also be harmful if you are feeding it to your dog every day. The best approach to feeding brown rice or brown rice meals to dogs is two or three times a week, as a side meal.

Crude Protein 24.0% min
Crude Fat 14.0% min
Crude Fiber 5.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Calcium 1.0% min
Phosphorus 0.7% min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0.5% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids 3.0% min
Glucosamine 400 mg/kg min

Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Pea Starch, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Tomato Pomace, Natural Flavor, Peas, Pea Protein, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Potatoes, Dried Chicory Root, Pea Fiber, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Dicalcium Phosphate, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Garlic, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Vegetable Juice for color, Ferrous Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Parsley, Turmeric, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Copper Sulfate, Biotin (Vitamin B7), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), L-Lysine, L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Sulfate, Taurine, 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.

3,627 kcal/kg, 378 kcal/cup

Weight of Dog Daily Feeding (cups)
Up to 15 lbs 1/2 - 1 1/4
16 - 25 lbs 1 1/4 - 1 3/4
26 - 40 lbs 1 3/4 - 2 1/2
41 - 60 lbs 2 1/2 - 3 1/2
61 - 80 lbs 3 1/2 - 4 1/4
81 - 100 lbs 4 1/4 - 5
Over 100 lbs Feed 5 cups, plus 1/2 cup for each additional 20 lbs
Transition Instructions

Start by mixing 25% of BLUE with your dog's old food, and gradually increase the proportion of BLUE over the next 14 days.

Blue Buffalo is manufactured by Blue Buffalo
Option UPC/SKU
15lb 859610000098
30lb 859610000111
6lb bag 859610000074

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