Life Protection Formula® Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe For Large Breed Adult Dogs

Formulated for the health and well-being of dogs, BLUE Life Protection Formula is made with only the finest natural ingredients and features:

  • Delicious, protein-rich, Deboned Chicken
  • Wholesome whole grains, garden veggies and fruit
  • NO chicken (or poultry) by-product meals
  • NO corn, wheat or soy
  • NO artificial colors, flavors or preservatives

BLUE Life Protection Formula for Large Breed Dogs contains glucosamine and chondroitin to help support the special needs of bigger dogs.

Available in 15 & 30-lb. bags.
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Exclusive LifeSource® Bits

Now Enhanced with Super 7 Antioxidants

LifeSource Bits contain a precise blend of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists. And now all BLUE Life Protection Formula dog foods feature LifeSource Bits that have been enhanced with our Super 7 package of antioxidant-rich ingredients:

  • Apples
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cranberries
  • Pomegranate
  • Pumpkin
  • Spinach

The ingredients in LifeSource Bits help support:

  • Immune system health
  • Life stage requirements
  • Healthy oxidative balance

And LifeSource Bits are "cold-formed" to help retain the potency of their ingredients. This means that we minimize the amount of heat that LifeSource Bits are exposed to during the manufacturing process. It’s the same concept as when you cook vegetables at high heat—the longer you do, the more heat-sensitive nutrients are lost.

Product Benefits

  • Joint Health

    Glucosamine and Chondroitin help support healthy joint function and overall mobility.

  • Lean Muscle Development

    High-quality protein from Deboned Chicken and Chicken Meal, plus L-Carnitine help develop and maintain lean muscles.

  • Strong Bones & Teeth

    A precise blend of Calcium, Phosphorus and essential vitamins helps promote strong bones and teeth.

  • Energy for an Active Life

    Essential proteins and carbohydrates help meet energy requirements for a healthy lifestyle.

  • Healthy Skin & Coat

    An optimal balance of Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids helps promote a shiny coat and healthy skin.

  • Healthy Immune System

    Essential vitamins, chelated minerals and important antioxidants help support the immune system.

Blue Buffalo True Blue Promise - Chicken


Deboned Chicken, Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Barley, Oatmeal, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Peas, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Dried Egg, Chicken Fat (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Natural Flavor, Potatoes, Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Chloride, Potato Starch, Dried Chicory Root, Calcium Carbonate, DL-Methionine, Caramel, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Choline Chloride, Garlic, L-Carnitine, Salt, 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), Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), 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.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein 26.0% min
Crude Fat 13.0% min
Crude Fiber 6.0% max
Moisture 10.0% max
Calcium 0.9% min
Phosphorus 0.7% min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 0.5% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 2.75% min
L-Carnitine* 100 mg/kg min
Glucosamine* 400 mg/kg min
Chondroitin Sulfate* 300 mg/kg min

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles. 

Nutrition Statement

BLUE Life Protection Formula Natural Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Food for Large Breed Adult Dogs is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance.

Feeding Guidelines

Calorie Content (ME Calculated, as fed): 3,567 Kcals/kg, 365 Kcals/cup

*Use a standard 8-oz. measuring cup.

Note: Individual dog's requirements may vary due to age, breed, environment, and activity level. Adjust food as required to maintain optimal body condition, and ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.

BLUE Life Protection Formula with LifeSource® Bits will provide your dog with superior nutrition plus a unique nutrient and antioxidant package specifically formulated for his needs.

Meal Frequency

2 Meals Per Day

Transition to BLUE

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

Preparation Options

Dry - Crunchy and delicious nutrition nuggets and LifeSource Bits right from the bag.

Dry with Water - Add warm water and mix to fully release flavors and aroma.

Fresh Water

Be sure to have a clean bowl of cool, fresh water available at all times.

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