For dogs with food sensitivities, the ingredients they don't eat can be just as important as the ones they do. And, like all BLUE pet foods, BLUE Basics contains no chicken or poultry by-product meals and no artificial ingredients of any kind.
· Lean Muscle Maintenance - High-quality protein from delicious turkey, plus L-Carnitine, to help dogs stay lean
· Reduced Calories From Fat - Formulated to provide a fully satisfying meal without an excessive amount of calories from fat
· Strong Bones & Teeth - A precise blend of calcium and essential vitamins to help keep bones strong
· Joint Health - Glucosamine and chondroitin help support joint function and overall mobility
· Immune System Health - Essential vitamins, chelated minerals and important antioxidants help support the immune system
Deboned Turkey, Whole Ground Brown Rice, Turkey Meal, Peas, Potatoes, Rice Bran, Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene), Natural Turkey Flavor, Alfalfa Meal, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Oatmeal, Whole Carrots, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Dried Parsley, Dried Kelp, Yucca Schidigera Extract, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Chondroitin Sulfate, Turmeric, Oil of Rosemary, Dried Chicory Root, Beta Carotene, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), d-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Calcium Ascorbate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Amino Acid Chelate, Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Salt, Caramel, Potassium Chloride, Dried Yeast (source of Saccharomyces cerevisiae), Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product
Crude Protein (min.) 22.0%, Crude Fat (min.) 8.0%, Crude Fiber (max.) 4.5%, Moisture (max.) 10.0%, Calcium (Ca) (min) 1.0%, Phosphorus (P) (min.) 0.9%, Omega 3 fatty acids* 0.2%, Omega 6 fatty acids* 2.0%, L-Carninite 100 mg/kg, Glucosamine 400 mg/kg, Chondroitin Sulfate 300 mg/kb. *Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Nutrients Profile.
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
Meal frequency: Small Breed feed 1 meal per day, Medium/Large Breed 2 meals per day.
Daily Feeding Recommendations:
Calorie Content: (ME Calculated as fed): 3,243 Kcals/kg, 341 Kcals/cup.
NOTE: Individual dog's requirements may vary from this chart due to age, breed, environment and activity level. Adjust food as required to maintain optimal body conditional and ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.