Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet NP Novel Protein Alligator Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

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6-lb bag
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  • 22-lb bag

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Description

Help your sensitive dog get the nutrition she needs and the taste she loves with Blue Buffalo’s NP Novel Protein Alligator Dog Food. Some dogs negatively react to common proteins, which can lead to issues like skin irritation and digestion problems. This Blue Buffalo recipe is specially formulated to help manage those issues and minimize reactions. It’s crafted with real alligator, which is rarely linked to food intolerances in dogs, and it’s the only source of animal protein in this canine kibble. This recipe also provides dogs with omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and flaxseed to promote healthy skin and a lustrous coat. Plus, it’s made without grains, corn, wheat or soy and is rich in antioxidants to support a healthy immune system.

Key Benefits
  • Formulated to help minimize negative reactions to food with alligator—a unique protein source that is rarely linked to food intolerance in dogs.
  • Fish oil and flaxseed provide healthy sources of omega-3 fatty acids to support your dog's skin and coat health.
  • Crafted with vitamins and antioxidants, plus blueberries and cranberries to support healthy immunity.
  • Grain-free recipe made without corn, wheat or soy for dogs with food sensitivities.
  • This veterinary diet is made without grains, corn, wheat, soy, artificial flavors or preservatives and no chicken or poultry by-product meals.

This product requires a veterinary prescription. Simply provide your vet's information during checkout and we'll follow up to confirm the prescription, or email a copy of your prescription to vetdiet@chewy.com and we'll get your order out right away.

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  • Item Number
    152868
  • Weight
    6.0 pounds
  • Brand

    Blue Buffalo

  • Brand

    Blue Natural Veterinary Diet

  • Breed Size

    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds

  • Food Form

    Dry Food

  • Lifestage

    Adult

  • Special Diet

    Prescription Food, Grain-Free, No Corn No Wheat No Soy

Nutritional Info
Ingredients

Deboned Alligator, Peas, Pea Starch, Alligator meal, Pea Protein, Tapioca Starch, Potato Starch, Canola Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Natural Flavor, Pea Fiber, Dicalcium Phosphate, Fish Oil (source of DHA- Docosahexaenoic Acid), Potassium Chloride, Salt, Pumpkin, Dried Kelp, Dried Chicory Root, L-Threonine, Choline Chloride, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, DL-Methionine, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Tryptophan, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, preserved with Mixed Tocopherols, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Vitamin A Supplement, 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.

Caloric Content

3,568 kcal/kg, 372 kcal/cup

Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein 22.0% min
Crude Fat 14.0% min
Crude Fiber 6.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Calcium 1.2% min
Phosphorus 1.0% min
Vitamin E 300 IU/kg min
Choline 2,500 mg/kg min
DHA 0.15% min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 1.25% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids 2.0% min
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 100 mg/kg min
Feeding Instructions
Weight Daily Feeding (cups)
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 1/4
Over 100 lbs 5 1/4 plus 1/2 cup for each additional 20 lbs over 100

Preparation Options:

Feed dry for crunchy & delicious nutrition nuggets & LifeSource Bits right from the bag, or add warm water and mix to fully release flavors & aroma.

Be sure to have a clean bowl of cool, fresh water available at all times. Increased water intake can be beneficial for kidney function.

Transition Instructions

With veterinarian approval, dogs should be gradually transitioned from their old food to Blue Buffalo Natural Veterinary Diet. Start by mixing 25% of Blue Buffalo with the dog's old food, and gradually increase the proportion of Blue Buffalo food over the next 14 days.

FAQ

Why should I buy Vet Diet food online?

Shopping for Vet Diet food is easy! Chewy experts are available 24/7 to answer your questions and guide you through the process. We offer competitive prices, free shipping on orders over $49, and more savings if you sign up for an Autoship subscription.

How do I order Vet Diet food?

  1. Search our website for the diet your vet recommends, then add it to your cart. You can purchase your Vet Diet food with any other goodies you need!
  2. At checkout, you’ll be asked for required information. Enter your pet’s name and type your vet’s name and telephone number.
  3. Place your order, and we’ll take care of the rest!

How will you contact my vet?

Our Vet Diet team will personally contact your vet for approval. If your clinic needs more information from you or recommends a different diet, we’ll let you know immediately.

Does it help if I send you my prescription?

Yes! If you have a paper copy of your prescription, email a picture to vetdiet@chewy.com, start a chat, or fax your prescription to 1-800-619-7973.

Can I use a prescription written by a veterinarian out of state?

Of course! We can accept valid prescriptions from anywhere in the United States and Canada—that includes US territories, like Puerto Rico.

Why do I need a prescription?

Veterinary diets are formulated with the precise ingredients and nutrients needed to address specific medical issues. If you don’t have a paper prescription, no sweat—once you provide your vet’s information, our team will take over.

Can someone else (such as a caretaker or family member) place an order for my pet?

Yes, but we’ll need them to provide us with your full name or the pet’s owner’s name via phone, email or chat after the order is placed, so the clinic can locate your pet’s records when we contact them.

How can I help expedite my order?

Just follow these simple steps: 1. Create your pet ’s profile on Chewy.com. 2. If you have an Autoship scheduled, but you’re running low on refills, contact us ahead of time to let us know if you have a new clinic or if any prescription information has changed. 3. If you have a prescription handy, send it to us before you order—by sending an email to vetdiet@chewy.com, starting a chat with one of our experts, or faxing us at 1-800-619-7973.

Do I need to set up a pet profile?

We recommend it, but it’s not required. You can create your pet’s profile by logging in at Chewy.com, hovering over your account, and choosing “pet profile.”

Do prescriptions expire?

Yes. Your vet will tell us when your prescription will expire and how many refills we can send before they’d like you to check back in with them.

Can I set up auto refills?

Yep! Sign up for Autoship and we’ll automatically ship your food for as long as your prescription allows. If you run out of refills, or your prescription expires, we’ll automatically contact your vet for a new approval. If we hit any bumps in the road, we’ll let you know right away.

What if I have more questions? How can I reach the Vet Diet team at Chewy?

Email us at vetdiet@chewy.com, start a chat on Chewy.com, or call us anytime at 1-800-672-4399. We’re here for you 24/7.

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About BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet®

A Natural Therapeutic Diet

A Natural Therapeutic Diet

Formulated by veterinarians and animal nutritionists, BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet products are designed to nutritionally help manage certain conditions for dogs and cats. BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet formulas contain the same kind of premium-quality ingredients that are synonymous with Blue Buffalo.

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 Holistic Approach to Nutritional Therapy

SCIENCE-BASED EFFICACY

SCIENCE-BASED EFFICACY

Because the efficacy of nutritional therapy is top priority, BLUE Buffalo employs a team of PhD animal nutritionists, food scientists and veterinarians to ensure each BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet performs exactly as it should.

QUALITY AND SAFETY ARE PARAMOUNT

QUALITY AND SAFETY ARE PARAMOUNT

At BLUE Buffalo, product safety and quality are our #1 priority. We care deeply about the safety of our furry family members. We are proud of our best-in-class product quality, and have strict controls in place to make sure that our ingredients meet the highest quality standards.

PALATABILITY MATTERS

PALATABILITY MATTERS

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet is made with the finest natural ingredients just like all our BLUE foods. It always starts with real meat and contains no chicken/poultry by-products, corn, wheat or soy and artificial preservatives, or flavors. It's a wholesome, natural veterinary diet that has both beneficial nutrition and a taste dogs love.

A satisfying, tasty treat

Exclusive LifeSource Bits®

All BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet recipes 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.

  BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet<sup>®</sup> GI Gastrointestinal Support BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet<sup>®</sup> HF Food Intolerance BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet<sup>®</sup> NP-Alligator
 

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet® GI Gastrointestinal Support

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet® HF Food Intolerance

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet® NP-Alligator

KEY BENEFITS
  • Readily digestible proteins, carbohydrates and fats for optimal nutrient absorption.
  • Contains key antioxidants to support a healthy immune system.
  • Includes prebiotic fibers to help balance and support healthy microflora for overall gastrointestinal health.
  • Hydrolyzed salmon, which is a readily digestible protein source that helps minimize the chances of adverse reactions to food.
  • Provides fatty acids that support healthy skin and coat.
  • Contains key antioxidants to support a healthy immune system.
  • Alligator-A high-quality, novel protein rarely associated with food intolerance in dogs.
  • Fish oil and flaxseed provide fatty acids that support healthy skin and coat.
  • Contains key antioxidants to support a healthy immune system.
Health Indications Gastrointestinal Support Food Intolerance Food Intolerance
Available Form Dry and Wet Dry and Wet Dry and Wet
LifeSource Bit® Yes No No
  BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet<sup>®</sup> KS Kidney Support BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet<sup>®</sup> K+M Kidney + Mobility Support BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet<sup>®</sup> W+U Weight Management + Urinary Care
 

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet® KS Kidney Support

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet® W+M Weight Management + Mobility Support

BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet® W+U Weight Management + Urinary Care

KEY BENEFITS
  • Controlled levels of protein to help manage kidney workload.
  • Controlled levels of phosphorus and sodium to help support kidney health.
  • Antioxidants, L-carnitine, and omega-3 fatty acids help support overall health.
  • Formulated with the ideal levels of fat and calories to help weight loss.
  • Increased fiber supports satiety to help dogs feel fuller, longer.
  • Formulated to help support urinary health by controlling key mineral levels.
  • Formulated with the ideal levels of fat and calories to help weight loss.
  • Increased fiber supports satiety to help dogs feel fuller, longer.
  • Formulated to help support urinary health by controlling key mineral levels.
Health Indications Kidney Support Weight Management and Urinary Care Weight Management & Urinary Care
Available Form Dry and Wet Dry Dry and Wet
LifeSource Bit® Yes Yes Yes

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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    My dog was on another novel alligator protein food and the company was unreliable and was unable to source it. Blue Buffalo’s is great and the company is solid. My pup loves it.

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