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Hill's® Science Diet®
Puppy Large Breed
Hill's® Science Diet® Puppy Large Breed dog food provides precisely balanced, easy-to-digest nutrition tailored for growing large breed puppies.
- Ideal levels of calcium for controlled bone growth
- DHA supports healthy brain development and learning ability
- Optimal levels of Vitamin C+E build immune system protection
- High quality chicken protein with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal
Large breed puppies (over 55 lbs when adult) up to 1 year old.
Not Recommended For:
Adult or mature adult dogs. Pregnant or nursing dogs because of a lower energy density and lower calcium content (compared to Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original). During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to: Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original or Science Diet® Puppy Small Bites
|Benefit||Nutrient||How It Works|
|Controlled bone growth||Calcium||Optimal levels of calcium support healthy bone growth and development in puppies.|
|Healthy development of brain, eyes and learning ability||Natural DHA||DHA is recognized as an important building block for optimal brain and eye development in puppies.|
|Strong immune system||Vitamin C+E||Optimal levels of clinically proven vitamins and antioxidants quickly build healthy immune function to protect between vaccinations.|
|Strong muscles and joints||L-carnitine||Added L-carnitine and natural sources of glucosamine and chondroitin support development of strong muscles and joints|
Healthy choices matter, for both you and your pet. For more than 70 years, Hill's has been advancing knowledge of how to keep pets their healthiest. That means great-tasting, nutritious food with natural ingredients that helps your dog live a long, happy life.
We make every bag of our dry dog food in our own US facilities with high quality natural ingredients from North America, Europe and New Zealand. These ingredients must meet our strict requirements for purity and nutrient content, which exceed industry standards.
By choosing Science Diet, you help us provide food to shelter pets 365 days a year.
Learn more at hillsfoodshelterlove.com.
Other Products to ConsiderScience Diet® is available in a wide variety of foods for your puppy's unique needs. Canned puppy food is available from Science Diet® in several flavors such as delicious Savory Stew with Beef & Vegetables that your puppy will love. Also try Science Diet® treats that are sure to please!
Daily Feeding Guide:
- Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
- For pregnant or nursing large breed dogs feed Science Diet Puppy Healthy Development.
- New to this food? Mix increasing amounts of your pet's new food with decreasing amounts of the old food over a 7-day period.
- Keep fresh water available at all times!
- Your pet's nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
- Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry foods, wet foods and treats for your pet's unique needs.
- To prevent suffocation, keep this bag out of the reach of pets and children.
|Weight of Dog||Growth less than 4 months||Growth 4 to 9 months||Growth 10 to 12 months|
|2 lb (0,9 kg)||1/2 cup (50 g)|
|5 lb (2,3 kg)||1 1/8 cups (110 g)|
|8 lb (3,6 kg)||1 5/8 cups (160 g)|
|10 lb (4,5 kg)||1 7/8 cups (185 g)|
|20 lb (9,1 kg)||3 cups (295 g)||2 2/3 cups (265 g)|
|40 lb (18 kg)||5 1/4 cups (520 g)||4 1/3 cups (430 g)||3 1/2 cups (345 g)|
|60 lb (27 kg)||7 cups (695 g)||6 cups (595 g)||4 3/4 cups (470 g)|
|80 lb (36 kg)||7 1/3 cups (725 g)||5 3/4 cups (570 g)|
|100 lb (45 kg)||8 2/3 cups (860 g)||7 cups (695 g)|
|120 lb (54 kg)||8 cups (790 g)|
|140 lb (64 kg)||9 cups (890 g)|
Average Nutrient and Caloric Contents
Dry 3553 kcal/kg (353 kcal/cup†)
|Vitamin C||352 mg/kg|
|Vitamin E||748 IU/kg|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids Total||1.43|
References1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles of products with differing moisture contents.
†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Puppy Large Breed contains 3.5 oz. by weight.
Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Oat Groats, Whole Grain Sorghum, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Pork Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Pork Liver Flavor, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Oat Fiber, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, L-Carnitine, Phosphoric Acid, Beta-Carotene, Natural Flavors, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas.