For dogs with food sensitivities, the ingredients they don't eat are just as important as the ones they do. Blue Buffalo Basics contains No Corn, Wheat, Dairy, Soy or Eggs. For dogs that show signs of being sensitive to some of the ingredients used in traditional pet foods, less may be more. Blue Buffalo Basics is a healthy, holistic, limited-ingredient diet formulated to minimize food sensitivities while maximizing the nutritional value that your dog will receive.
Food Type: Dry Food
Food Consistency: Kibble
Life Stage: Adult Small Breed
Health Consideration: Digestive Care, Sensitive Stomach
Flavor: Turkey & Potato
Primary Ingredient: Turkey
Nutrition Option: Natural, Limited Ingredient
Package Weight: 11 lbs
Recommended Daily Feeding Chart
Up to 5 lbs ¼ to ½ cup*
6 to 10 lbs ½ to 1 cup*
11 to 15 lbs 1 to 1 ¼ cups*
16 to 20 lbs 1 ¼ to 1 ½ cups*
21 to 25 lbs 1 ½ to 1 ¾ cups*
26 to 30 lbs 1 ¾ to 2 cups*
*Use a standard 8-oz. measuring 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 condition and ask your veterinarian if you are unsure.
Deboned Turkey, Oatmeal, Brown Rice, Turkey Meal (source of Glucosamine), Peas, Potatoes, Canola Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids), Natural Flavor, Pea Fiber, Fish Oil (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids), Dicalcium Phosphate, Salt, Choline Chloride, Alfalfa Meal, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Pumpkin, Dried Chicory Root, Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids), Potato Starch, Caramel, Vitamin E Supplement, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Ferrous Sulfate, Parsley, Kelp, Blueberries, Cranberries, Barley Grass, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Turmeric, Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Sulfate, Oil of Rosemary, L-Carnitine, L-Lysine, Copper Sulfate, DL-Methionine, 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, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), 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
Crude Protein (min)... 22.0%
Crude Fat (min)... 15.0%
Crude Fiber(max)... 5.0%
Moisture(max)... 10.0% max
Calcium (min)... 1.1%
Phosphorus (min)... 0.8%
Vitamin E (min)... 300 IU/kg
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* (min)... 0.75%
Omega 6 Fatty Acids*(min)... 2.75%
Vitamin C* (min)... 100 mg/kg
Glucosamine* (min) (naturally occurring) 300 mg/kg
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
(calculated): 3,695 kcal/kg, 390 kcal/cup