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

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Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula was created for the health and well-being of dogs. All formulas start with real meat, whole grains, garden veggies and fruit, plus added LifeSource Bits, a precise blend of nutrients that have been enhanced with a Super 7 package of antioxidant-rich ingredients. This Senior Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe features delicious, protein-rich deboned chicken and features the ingredients to support the overall health and well-being of senior dogs.

Key Benefits

  • Increased high-quality protein and L-Carnitine for healthy muscle maintenance and carbs for energy to stay active
  • Glucosamine and chondroitin for joint health and mobility
  • Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids for healthy skin and coat
  • Vitamins, chelated minerals and antioxidants for immune system health
  • No corn, wheat, soy or chicken (or poultry) by-product meals

Special Note:

Blue Buffalo has recently undergone a packaging and slight recipe change. Note: Customers may receive the old recipe during this transition.

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  • Item Number
    46880
  • Weight
    30.0 pounds
  • Brand
    Blue Life Protection
  • Breed Size
    All Breeds, Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds
  • Food Form
    Dry Food
  • Lifestage
    Senior
  • Made in
    United States
  • Special Diet
    No Corn No Wheat No Soy

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Old Formula: Deboned Chicken, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Meal, Tomato Pomace (Source of Lycopene), Peas, Rice Bran, Flaxseed (Source of Omega 3 and 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.

New Formula: Deboned Chicken, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Chicken Meal, Dried Tomato Pomace, Rice Bran, Peas, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Potatoes, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Salt, Dried Chicory Root, Potato Starch, Potassium Chloride, Caramel Color, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Garlic, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, L-Carnitine, Vitamin E Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Blackberries, Pomegranate, Spinach, Pumpkin, Barley Grass, Dried Kelp, Parsley, Turmeric, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), L-Lysine, Taurine, 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, Oil of Rosemary.

Caloric Content

3,390 kcal/kg, 350 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 18.0% min
Crude Fat 10.0% min
Crude Fiber 7.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Calcium 0.7% min
Phosphorus 0.6% min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0.5% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids 2.25% min
L-Carnitine 100 mg/kg min
Glucosamine 400 mg/kg min
Chondroitin SulFate 300 mg/kg min

Feeding Instructions

Weight Daily Feeding (cup)
Up to 15 lbs 1/2 - 1 1/2
16 - 25 lbs 1 1/2 - 2
26 - 40 lbs 2 - 3
41 - 60 lbs 3 - 4
61 - 80 lbs 4 - 4 3/4
81 - 100 lbs 4 3/4 - 5 3/4
100+ lbs 5 3/4 + 1/2 per 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.

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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.

A satisfying, tasty treat

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. All Life Protection Formula LifeSource Bits are enhanced with their Super 7 package of antioxidant-rich ingredients:

Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cranberries, Pomegranate, Pumpkin, Spinach

Formulated to Help Mature Dogs Stay Healthy

Healthy Muscle Maintenance: High-quality protein and protein meal help maintain strong muscles. Large breed formulas feature L-carnitine to help maintain lean muscle mass.

Healthy Immune System: Essential vitamins, chelated minerals and important antioxidants help support the immune system.

Energy to Stay Active: Essential proteins and carbohydrates help maintain energy requirements for a healthy lifestyle.

Formulated to help your pet

Strong Bones and Teeth: Calcium, phosphorus and essential vitamins help maintain strong bones and teeth. Small breed formulas feature special "small-bite" kibble for easier chewing and tartar removal.

Joint Health: Glucosamine and chondroitin help support joint and hip function and overall mobility.

Healthy Skin and Coat: Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids help promote a shiny coat and healthy skin.

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REAL MEAT Turkey, Salmon, Duck, Lamb, Duck Chicken, Duck, Salmon, Bison, Rabbit, Red Meat Beef, Chicken, Lamb Chicken, Fish, Lamb
LIFE STAGE FORMULAS Puppy, Adult, Senior Puppy, Adult, Senior Puppy, Adult, Senior Puppy, Adult, Senior
BREED SIZE FORMULAS Small, Standard, Large Toy, Small, Standard, Large Small, Standard, Large Toy, Small, Standard, Large
WET FOOD FORMULAS Yes Yes Yes Yes
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
FORMULAS
Yes Yes Yes Yes
GRAIN-FREE FORMULAS Yes Yes Yes No
TREATS Yes Yes No Yes
MEAT ROLLS No Yes No No

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.

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    I recently started my Chihuahua and Lhaso-shih tzu two "kids" on Sr.food for small dogs and they really like it.They have free access to it,but have not gained weight.This is the way I have always fed my dogs,free style,I know it is not reccommended,but it has not hurt them.They are almost 12 and 13 years old.I chose this because it is grain free and also made in America.I try to buy that way if I can.

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    We have a 7 yr old Chocolate Lab - a big boy. He has had 2 DPLO surgeries on rear legs and therefore, wasn't able to move around for about 6 months. He was weighing approx 128 lbs about 2 months ago. I switched him to Blue Buffalo Senior Chicken & Brown Rice - he has lost 16 lbs! And is moving around like a young puppy - running and happy! I attribute it to this dog food!

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    About 4 years ago our dog, a German Shorthair Pointer developed many fat deposits on his body, some very large and some smaller. At the same time he began refusing to eat the dog food we were feeding him. We decided to change dog food and switched to Blue Buffalo adult and since then most of the 16 fat deposits have disappeared completely. He has a coupe left but they are reducing in size.

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    We had been giving our dogs grocery store regular dog food all their lives and they had become lethargic. Thought it was just old age until we tried this. What a difference! They all woke up from their carb comas and feel much better. Funny how that works in dogs and humans :)

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  • Senior dog food

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    My dogs have truly enjoyed this food. I purchased this one specifically for my almost 10 year old German Shepherd who is truly struggling with her back hips. However, my 6 and 5 year old German Shepherd really like it. The only thing I don't like are the really tiny pieces mixed in. But they do eat all of it.

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    Our 8 yr old newfie is doing really great on this dog food.He has even lost a few pounds which is good for his joints I have tried several senior dog foods and have been dissatisfied with them.I will keep him on blue

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  • Great product

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    I have been feeding my dogs Blue Buffalo for about 4 years and they love it. Their veterinary has commented on how smooth and shiny their hair coats are.

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  • So far, so good!

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    Vet reccommend switching to this from the BB Wilderness due to my dog's suspected pancreatitis. He's also a picky eater. So far, we have had no issues, and he seems to like it. Keeping my fingers crossed it stays this way!

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    Dogs seem to love this food. I like them eating something so healthy. The only problem is the cost. I'm not really sure how long I'll be buying it since I have 2 large dogs.

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    my dog does like this food. I wish I had known before completing the purchase that I had to have a minimum purchase to receive the promo discount.

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