Blue Buffalo Adult
Small Breed Chicken And Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food

Editor's Review: 3 / 5.0
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Blue is the shortened, better known name for the company, Blue Buffalo Pet Food Co., located in Wilton, CT. Blue Buffalo claims that they have formulated a precise synthesis of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants that bring a healthy balance to your pet’s immune system, while protecting them from the effects of aging caused by oxidative stress. They place the “True Blue Promise” label on every bag or can which claims to not use the same lesser kind of ingredients that other leading brands use, such as artificial flavors and preservatives; no poultry or meat by-products; and no wheat, corn or soy–which tend to cause dietary sensitivities in dogs and cats.

Quick Look

Nutritional Content Information

  • Crude Protein: (min.) 26.0%
  • Crude Fat: (min.) 15.0%
  • Crude Fiber: (max.) 4.0 %
  • Moisture: (max.) 10.0%

Kcal Information – Calories Per Cup

The Metabolizable Energy (ME) calculated as how much fed is as follows: 3,654 Kcals/kg, 452 Kcals/cup.


Blue Buffalo Adult Small Breed Chicken And Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food costs $17.99 for a 6 lb bag, $31.99 for a 15 lb bag.

March 5, 2013
Blue Buffalo Adult Small Breed Chicken And Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food


Main Ingredients

  • Deboned Chicken – The deboned chicken is a good source of protein for dogs as well as adds flavor.
  • Chicken Meal – is chicken that as a whole has been ground and usually contains a concentrated source of protein. Chicken meal is supposed to be highly digestible by dogs.
  • Whole Ground Barley – This ingredient is a wholesome kind of grain with an excellent source of nutrients and a good source of carbohydrates. Both the hull and the bran have been included, and it contains vitamins as wells as fiber for colon health.
  • Whole Ground Brown Rice – This ingredient has the bran included which provides essential B vitamins and minerals, as well as fiber. Rice is a complex carbohydrate and more easily digested when feeding pets.
  • Oatmeal – Oatmeal is another good source of carbohydrates and provides energy for your pet. It is rich in essential B vitamins as well and does not cause food hypersensitivities like corn and wheat products.

Other Ingredients

  • Tomato Pomace (source of Lycopene)
  • Natural Chicken Flavor
  • Whole Potatoes
  • Peas
  • Menhaden Fish Meal (source of Omega 3 Fatty Acid)
  • Whole Carrots
  • Whole Sweet Potatoes
  • Blueberries
  • Cranberries
  • Flaxseed (source of Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids)
  • Barley Grass
  • Dried Parsley
  • Garlic
  • Alfalfa Meal
  • Dried Kelp
  • Yucca Schidigera Extract
  • L-Cartinine
  • Glucosamine Hydrchloride
  • Turmeric
  • Sunflower Oil (source of Omega 6 Fatty Acids)
  • Dried Chicory Root
  • Oil of Rosemary
  • Vitamins: Beta Carotene, 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
  • Minerals: Iron Amino Acid Chelate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate
  • Salt
  • Caramel
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Dried Yeast (source of Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • Dried Lactobacillus (acidophilus fermentation product)
  • Dried Bacillus (subtilis fermentation product)
  • Dried Enterococcus (faecium fermentation product)

AAFCO Statement

No AAFCO Statement could be found for Blue Buffalo Adult Small Breed Chicken And Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food. Please refer to our glossary for more information on the importance of the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) statement for Dog Nutrient Profiles.

Product Overview

Blue Buffalo Adult Small Breed Chicken And Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food claims their recipes are formulated with nutrient-rich ingredients that provide for the high-energy needs of your pet, that it promotes dental health, increases immune strength, and enhances healthy, supple skin and a shiny coat. They claim their dog food formulas have the highest palatability that your dogs love to eat, while supporting healthy digestion. The inclusion of their LifeSource Bits® to every formula promises to enhance the blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that will meet the requirements of each eating stage of your pet’s life. Blue Buffalo Adult Small Breed Chicken And Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food is manufactured in the USA.

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