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Adult Large Breed - Dry

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Hill's® Science Diet®
Adult Large Breed


Hill's® Science Diet® Adult Large Breed dog food provides precisely balanced nutrition tailored for a visible difference in large breed dogs.

  • Natural sources of glucosamine & chondroitin for joints & mobility
  • High quality protein maintain strong, healthy muscles
  • Nutrition to improve skin and coat in 30 days*
  • Real chicken #1 with natural ingredients and no chicken by-product meal

*vs. previously fed grocery foods

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Key Benefits

Recommended For:

Large breed adult dogs 1 -- 5 years of age with an ideal weight of 55 -- 110 lbs and giant breeds 1 -- 4 years of age with an ideal weight of 110+.

Not Recommended For:

Puppies, pregnant or nursing dogs. During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to: Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Original or Science Diet® Puppy Healthy Development Small Bites

BenefitNutrientHow it Works
Healthy joints & cartilageGlucosamine & ChondroitinNatural sources of glucosamine and chondroitin are the building blocks for healthy joints and cartilage.
Strong, healthy musclesProteinHigh quality proteins help maintain strong, healthy muscles and ideal body condition.
Healthy skin and shiny coatOmega-6 fatty acids & Vitamin EExclusive blend of omega-6 fatty acids, vitamin E & other nutrients nourish the skin & promote a noticeably shiny coat in 30 days.*

Additional Info

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 dog food in our own US facilities with highest quality natural ingredients from North America and Europe. 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 Consider

Science Diet is available in a wide variety of foods for your dog's unique needs. Canned dog food is available from Science Diet in several flavors such as delicious Gourmet Beef Entrée that your dog will love. Also try Science Diet treats that are sure to please!

References

*vs. previously fed grocery foods

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:

HELPFUL TIPS

  • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
  • 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.

Feeding transition

Adult maintenance

Weight of DogAmount per Day
50 lb (23 kg)2 2/3 cups (265 g) - 3 3/4 cups (370 g)
60 lb (27 kg)3 cups (295 g) - 4 1/4 cups (420 g)
80 lb (36 kg)3 3/4 cups (370 g) - 5 1/4 cups (520 g)
100 lb (45 kg)4 1/2 cups (445 g) - 6 1/4 cups (620 g)
120 lb (54 kg)5 1/4 cups (520 g) - 7 1/4 cups (720 g)
140 lb (64 kg)5 3/4 cups (570 g) - 8 cups (790 g)
160 lb (73 kg)6 1/2 cups (645 g) - 9 cups (890 g)
Science Diet® Adult Large Breed Dog Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult dogs.

Average Nutrient and Caloric Content

Dry 3659 kcal/kg (363 kcal/cup)

Nutrient
 
Dry Matter1
%
Protein24.5
Fat15.0
Carbohydrate (NFE)52.7
Crude Fiber2.2
Calcium1.00
Phosphorus0.7
Sodium0.30
Potassium0.70
Magnesium0.114
Carnitine13 ppm
Vitamin C304 mg/kg
Vitamin E729 IU/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate1042 mg/kg (ppm)
Glucosamine270 mg/kg (ppm)

References

1The 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 Adult Large Breed contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Ingredients

Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Sorghum, Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, Pork Fat, Dried Beet Pulp, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Flaxseed, Potassium Chloride, Iodized Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Choline Chloride, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement), minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Oat Fiber, Taurine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Dried Apples, Dried Broccoli, Dried Carrots, Dried Cranberries, Dried Peas


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Thanks! Have 2 healthy dogs (babies) that have grown up with your products, specifically this dog food! Thanks for providing a good quality food that my pups love. Plus, I get never ending compliments on their soft and shiny coats (even though they both have short hair!) Thanks for the extra fish oil. October 13, 2014
We love this product and so does our dog! She "talks" to ask for her Science Diet Dog Food! Our dog Chloe is a 7 year old yellow lab and has been on Science Diet for Large Breeds dog food since we first got her as a new puppy! She can't wait for her bowl of Science Diet, and even "talks" to ask for it! Crumbs are flying as she devours her Science Diet, she has always loved the taste! Her vet recommended it, and this is all that she has been fed for her entire life. Her coat is so beautiful and shiny, and she has always been so healthy... never needing to go to the vet other than wellness and vacination visits! Her check ups are always first rate and she continues to maintain her ideal weight. She is so playful and happy, runs, goes for walks, chases birds, and loves her family with great "puppy-like" exurberance, even at almost 8 years old! The proof of quality of the Science Diet brand is in the health, vitality, and beauty of our beloved Chloe. We have always highly recommended Science Diet brand dog food to all of our friends with new puppies and older dogs alike. May 30, 2012
5 happy dobermans My wife and I have 5 adult AKC registered Doberman Pinschers. Black and Tan Male and Blue female parents to three pups kept from their breeding. Two Black and Tans and one Red.From birth to now all have been primarily on Hills Science Diet to the tune of approximately 200 lbs each month. Their overall health, coat condition, and digestive function are a direct result of their diet. For the money and benefit we wouldn't use any other brand and haven't for over 7 years now. We have seen from time to time the pups ( now almost three years old) and their respective owners and it is very easy to tell who is feeding Hill's Science Diet and who is not. When they see our Dobes they always seem surprised at how much healthier and larger they are and our first question is always "what are you feeding them?" Invariably the answer to the sub par looking pups is always a brand other than Hill's. Proof enough for us! May 16, 2012
This dog food has many great qualities! I have had three Great Danes now, and all of them have eaten the adult large breed or the lamb and rice adult large breed food. We switch between the two just for a variety in taste and my dogs love both! Heck the one eats 9 cups a day and is still growing; while the other eats 6 cups a day! I really value that our pet store gives a free bag after every ten, we go through the dog food, but I would never comprise my dogs health to save a buck! They are part of our family! Thanks Science Diet for always taking care of my family! May 16, 2012
My two dogs love this food I have two large breed dogs and they just love this food and can't get enough of it. I have a Saint Bernard and a mixed breed which is Bernese mountain,black lab & rottweiler mix May 18, 2012
This is a must have pet food. Before I picked up my German Shepherd from the Humane Society, she had lived with cruel previous owners. We took her to the same veterinarian that her previous owners took her to, and he said they nearly broke her leg. He says they did this because they fed her second rate dog food, and she had an accident in the house. She couldn't help it at all, but they still hurt her. When we first got her, she was extremely hand shy, and seemed really happy every time we fed her throughout the day. She loves her dry dog food, and loves it even more when I mix treats sparingly in it. Though the price for the large bag of dog food is a bit high, I feel good knowing Hill's Pet donates to Humane Societies regularly. This is a good dog food at a good value, and now that we have a kitten as well, he is on the Science Diet also. I highly recommend this brand to anyone with a furry friend. August 6, 2014
This product has a great protein level My dog really enjoys his food, but I have to give him another food in conjunction to give him enough calories. October 11, 2014
Our Rottweiller loves it! We tried three different brands of high end gluten free puppy food because our Rottie would stop eating them after the first or second bag. Finally no knowing what to do and talking with our Vet we switched her to adult food. Again, she would not eat the other brands so not knowing what to do next we studied all the brands and finally settled on Science Diet Large breed Adult and she looks forward to her meals and cleans them up immediately. Never has she finished her meals at one feeding, nibbled through out the day. It is a pleasure seeing her enjoying eating and ease our concerns for her. Great dog food! February 11, 2014