Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Small Breed Dry Dog Food


  • STARTS WITH REAL CHICKEN: A recipe that starts with real chicken as the first ingredient, this dry dog food features the high quality ingredients you’ll feel good about feeding your best friend without the grains that contain gluten.


  • GRAIN FREE SMALL BREED DOG FOOD: BLUE Freedom grain free dog food for small breed dogs is specifically formulated to meet the unique energy requirements of smaller breeds. Plus, it contains omega 3 & 6 fatty acids to support skin and coat health.


  • WITH LIFESOURCE BITS: This formula contains BLUE’s exclusive LifeSource Bits – a precise blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals carefully selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists to support immune system health, life stage requirements, and a healthy oxidative balance.


  • NATURAL DOG FOOD: BLUE dry food is formulated for the health and well-being of your dog and features the finest natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals. It never contains chicken (or poultry) by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy, artificial flavors or preservatives.


  • Contains (1) 11lb bag of BLUE Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Small Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken

Product Description

Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Small Breed Dry Dog Food


  • STARTS WITH REAL CHICKEN: A recipe that starts with real chicken as the first ingredient, this dry dog food features the high quality ingredients you’ll feel good about feeding your best friend without the grains that contain gluten.


  • GRAIN FREE SMALL BREED DOG FOOD: BLUE Freedom grain free dog food for small breed dogs is specifically formulated to meet the unique energy requirements of smaller breeds. Plus, it contains omega 3 & 6 fatty acids to support skin and coat health.


  • WITH LIFESOURCE BITS: This formula contains BLUE’s exclusive LifeSource Bits – a precise blend of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals carefully selected by holistic veterinarians and animal nutritionists to support immune system health, life stage requirements, and a healthy oxidative balance.


  • NATURAL DOG FOOD: BLUE dry food is formulated for the health and well-being of your dog and features the finest natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals. It never contains chicken (or poultry) by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy, artificial flavors or preservatives.


  • Contains (1) 11lb bag of BLUE Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Small Breed Dry Dog Food, Chicken


Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free Natural Adult Small Breed Dry Dog Food



How to choose a dry dog food

Dry food should not only be of high quality, but also suitable for this particular dog. First of all, you need to choose food by age group, since food intended for puppies will be harmful to an adult dog, and vice versa.

1.Puppy food is rich not only in vitamins and minerals, but also in nutrients. Indeed, rapid growth requires energy and building material. Therefore, puppy food contains an increased amount of protein and fat. Usually it is 27-30 and 16-18 percent, respectively.

2.For an adult dog, all this will be redundant. In the feed for this, the largest group, protein and fat make up 22-26 and 12-15 percent. Manufacturers, as a rule, offer for this age group not only a wide range of food tastes, but also options that provide for the lifestyle of dogs – their greater or lesser activity.

3.In older dogs, mobility decreases, metabolic processes slow down. In order to avoid obesity and overload on internal organs, the caloric content of feed is reduced, and protein and fat make up only 19-22 and 10-12 percent of most manufacturers. The complex of vitamins in the feed for the elderly is also selected in accordance with age.

In addition to age, the size of the dog is an important factor . In accordance with this indicator, not only the size of the granules varies, but also some biological features. For example, the metabolism of small dogs is slightly higher than that of their large counterparts, so the composition of the feed is slightly different.

But, of course, the most important thing in the feed is its quality composition . Even if the food is positioned as puppy, but is economy-class or commercial, then nothing good will come of feeding the puppy. It is better to spend a little of your time, deal with the classification of feeds and choose a quality food for your puppy that will benefit the dog, and not just the manufacturer of the feed.

How to feed a dog dry food

Heavy drink 24/7

Providing your pet with round-the-clock access to fresh clean water is the first and most important rule when using ready-made dry rations. While wet feed and natural meat are 60–80% water, then in dry granules it is practically absent. Lack of fluid in the diet negatively affects the work of all body systems, can lead to dehydration and the development of chronic diseases.

To avoid problems, regularly check the animal for water. Many dogs refuse muddy drinking, which previously got saliva. And they do the right thing: after all, in such an environment, pathogenic microbes multiply rapidly, provoking diseases and poisoning. Therefore, if you care about the health of the dog, do not be lazy to update the contents of the drinking bowl more often.

It is recommended that working owners who spend the whole day outside the house pay attention to automatic drinking bowls – special devices designed to water the dog without human intervention. They are of two main types:

  • with the flow of water from a previously prepared tank;
  • with connection directly to the water supply system.

Often, these gadgets are equipped with filters for water purification, the ability to adjust the pressure and other additional functions.

What are the different types of dog meals and purposes?

Meals given to pet dogs can be divided into “general nutrition foods”, “snacks”, “therapeutic foods”, and “other target foods”.

  • Comprehensive nutrition food

“Dog food” applies to meals mainly given.

It is a major source of energy for your dog’s healthy body, so it is recommended that you choose a premium dog food that contains as little raw material as possible and is human quality.

  • Snack
    “Snack” applies to snacks.

Please choose something that has a good bite to give as a reward for discipline.

  • Therapeutic diet
    It is a food that is given during the treatment of illness when the dog is not feeling well. It has less calories and salt than ordinary dog food.

 

  • Other target meals

Supplements that support “joint”, “aging measures” and “improve immunity” are applicable.

Lactic acid bacterium is a supplement that helps bowel movements, and glucosamine is a supplement for joint care.

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