BLUE BUFFALO Life Protection Formula Adult Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food, 15-lb bag -

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

By Blue Buffalo
Rated 4.4197 out of 5 stars

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About This Item


  • Essential, high-quality protein for healthy muscle development, and carbs for energy for an active life.
  • Calcium, phosphorus and essential vitamins for strong bones and teeth.
  • Glucosamine is added for joint health and mobility support.
  • Vitamins, chelated minerals and antioxidants contribute to your pup's immune system health.
  • No corn, wheat, soy or chicken (or poultry) by-product meals.

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Nutritional Information

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About BLUE Life Protection Formula Dry Dog Food

The Original Healthy Formula That Started It All

BLUE Life Protection Formula always features high-quality real meat, healthy fruits and wholesome whole grains. Like all BLUE foods, it's made from the finest natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals.

Finding the Right Food for Your Best Pal Is Easy

BLUE has more breed size and life stage-specific foods than any other natural pet food. You'll find healthy, delicious BLUE Life Protection Formula recipes for toy, small and large breeds as well as puppies, adults and senior dogs

The True BLUE Promise

BLUE is formulated with only the finest natural ingredients:

Always features protein-rich real meat

NO chicken (or poultry) by-product meals

NO corn, wheat or soy

A Sampling of Premium Natural Ingredients

APPLES: Good source of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary fiber, which promotes overall gastrointestinal health.

SPINACH: Rich in carotenoids, including beta-carotene and lutein, and also contains quercetin, a phytochemical with antioxidant properties.

BLUEBERRIES: Loaded with vitamins C and E, healthy carbs, fiber and powerful antioxidants for immune system support and urinary tract health.

PUMPKIN: Rich in beta-carotene, vitamin A, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc, plus a good source of fiber to help regulate digestion.

Exclusive LifeSource Bits

All BLUE dry food formulas feature a precise blend of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists to help promote immune system health, fulfill life stage requirements and support a healthy oxidative balance.

Formulated to Help Dogs Thrive

HEALTHY MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT: High-quality protein plus protein meal and egg help promote strong muscles. Small breed formulas are precisely blended to help meet small and toy breeds' higher energy needs. Large breed formulas feature L-carnitine to help promote lean muscle mass.

STRONG BONES AND TEETH: Calcium, phosphorus and essential vitamins help promote strong bones and teeth. Small breed formulas feature special "small-bite" kibble for easier chewing and tartar removal. Large breed formulas contain glucosamine and chondroitin to support joint function and mobility.

HEALTHY SKIN, COAT AND IMMUNE SYSTEM: Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids help promote a shiny coat and healthy skin. Essential vitamins, chelated minerals and important antioxidants help support the immune system.

About BLUE Buffalo

Blue Buffalo began with unconditional love and some furry inspiration from a large breed Airedale, Blue. When Blue's family started a pet food company, their vision was clear. They wanted every pet parent to be able to feed their pet with the same care they would feed family. So they created the #1 natural pet specialty food to help furry family members live happy, healthy lives. Of course, they named it after Blue.

Questions & Answers

44 Customer Questions

How many times i should feed per day. She is 7lb and 6 month yorkie

I need to know if there is beet pulp in Dry Life Protection Adult chicken and rice diet please....
Answer by ChewyMar 20, 2018
This formula does not contain Beet Pulp.

Do any of the meats or poultry in Blue Buffalo contain antibiotics or hormones?
Answer by ChewyJun 11, 2019
The meats used in Blue Buffalo products do not contain any antibiotics or added hormones.

Is Blue Buffalo GMO free
Answer by ChewyMay 16, 2019
This formula is not GMO free.

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Rated 4.4197 out of 5 stars
2997 Ratings
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2995 Customer Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Baseballfan on May 26, 2023


I heard such great reviews about this dog food and the first bag we purchased at a store, our pitbull mix couldn't eat fast enough. But when our bag from Chewy arrived, she wanted nothing to do with it. Had to mix with wet food to get her to eat it. She also started scratching which she rarely did before. I'm not sure what happened between the store bag and the Chewy bag, but I am very disappointed.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Rknelsen on Apr 25, 2023

Great Food!

Our Mini Dachshund has been on Blue Buffalo Puppy food since we got him. Our vet recommended it. He likes it and he's a bit of a picky eater. He just turned a year old, so we're transitioning him onto the Blue Buffalo adult food and he's doing great on that too. Can't say enough good things about Chewy! They have a great selection of everything and their shipping is quick. They also have great customer service. When I tried to return something once, they told me to just keep it and donate it to another dog or shelter. I really like that, don't know of any other company that does that.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By MJ on Jun 1, 2023

it has changed

This food was good, but it’s made one of my dogs have severe bowl issues and the others literally smell horrible all of the time. I’m constantly having to clean everything they touch because the smell stays. Do not order this for your dog.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By ncstatebmw on Apr 5, 2023

inconsistent quality

I have auto shipped this product for quite some time now. I have received about 3 boxes now where the quality of the food was bad. In the good boxes that I have received, the food has been bigger sized food closer to the size of a small marble and it looked good and didn’t smell obnoxious and wasn’t crumbling. In the three boxes that had bad quality, the size of the food was closer to that of rabbit droppings and probably smelled like it too. The food was disintegrating so much I had to take a colander and sift out the disintegrated food that was coating the food and even after this the food was still covered with the soot from disintegrating. My dog was clearly not interested in the food when I received the boxes. These are expensive bags of food and when receiving a bad batch I have to go through extra expense of finding other food to mix with it to make it pallet-able for my dog to eat.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Emmasdad on May 1, 2023

No for all dogs

Mixed it with my dogs usual food to give her something different. Made her sick everything she are it. After the 3rd time I separated out here regular food for her to eat and she was just fine. So much for being a better food!!

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Mairsown on May 22, 2023

Upset dog's stomach

Followed procedure to mix a little in with old food and gradually increase amounts of Blue Buffalo. Dogs still got diarrhea and ate grass constantly. Went back to Nutro.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By CAHolly on Apr 3, 2023


We switched to Blue Buffalo chicken & brown rice life protection formula 2 months ago. All 4 dogs seem to love it. I heat water in the microwave, about 1/2 cup each & stir it all up, I usually add a Tbs of canned food in each bowl too. They all look healthy & happy. We will continue using this quality food.

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Spuggy on Mar 13, 2023

Miscue on order

We ordered one bag of dog food which arrived in a timely fashion at our home in Millis. We later had a call from our former neighbor in Sturbridge to say two bags of the same food had been delivered there. I checked my credit card and saw had geen charged for three. Called Chewy and they saw the error and quickly corrected the situation.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Blue on Apr 15, 2023

Blue Buffalo BAD

I have been feeding this to my dog for about 2 months and his coat has lost his shine and became very dry and itchy. He is also losing more hair and I can see patches of skin! I am so scared for his health now!!!

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By ladyofthelake79 on May 9, 2023


I have been feeding my Australian Shepherd this food for a year, and the last bag we purchased has made him sick...vomiting and diarrhea. Very disappointed.