BLUE Basics is a
limited-ingredient diet
formulated to minimize
food sensitivities.

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What Is a Limited-Ingredient Diet?

For some pets, the ingredients they don’t eat can be just as important as the ones they do. That’s why BLUE Basics is made with a limited number of carefully selected ingredients for a well-balanced diet that may prove helpful to pets with food sensitivities.

Click below to learn more about the different features of BLUE Basics limited-ingredient diet.


Single Animal Protein Source

BLUE Basics always features real turkey, salmon, duck, or lamb – high-quality proteins not commonly used in dog food

Easily Digestible Carbohydrates

Carbohydrate sources like potatoes and peas, plus oatmeal and brown rice in our grain formulas, provide excellent nutrition and aid in proper digestion

Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids

Fish oil and flaxseed provide these fatty acids to help support skin and coat health, beneficial for dogs with food sensitivites.

Pumpkin for Gentle Digestion

Natural fiber sources like pumpkin and pea fiber as well as probiotic extracts help support gentle digestion

No Corn, Wheat, Soy, Dairy or Eggs

Common ingredients that can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some pets

No Chicken or Beef

These proteins are commonly used in pet food, but can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some dogs

BLUE Basics always features real turkey, salmon, duck, or lamb – high-quality proteins not commonly used in dog food

Carbohydrate sources like potatoes and peas, plus oatmeal and brown rice in our grain formulas, provide excellent nutrition and aid in proper digestion

Fish oil and flaxseed provide these fatty acids to help support skin and coat health, beneficial for dogs with food sensitivites.

Natural fiber sources like pumpkin and pea fiber as well as probiotic extracts help support gentle digestion

Common ingredients that can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some pets

These proteins are commonly used in pet food, but can trigger digestive upset or an allergic reaction in some dogs

Basics Products

Dry Dog Food

A variety of limited-ingredient foods for all breed sizes and life stages, plus grain-free recipes, too

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Wet Dog Food

Tasty, simple canned recipes for dogs with food sensitivities

Browse Wet Dog Food

Dog Treats

Limited-ingredient treats oven-baked for crunchy goodness

Browse Dog Treats

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Because only BLUE is made with the unique combination of high-quality, natural ingredients plus exclusive LifeSource Bits®.

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