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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
  • Clinically proven antioxidant benefits
  • No artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives

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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 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.
Healthy immune systemVitamins C + EClinically proven antioxidant blend with vitamins C + E to help support a healthy immune system
DigestibilityNatural High Quality IngredientsNatural, high quality, easy-to-digest ingredients with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives for a flavorful, nutritious meal
Healthy skin and shiny coatOmega-6 fatty acids & Vitamin EExclusive blend of omega-6 fatty acids, vitamin E and other nutrients nourishes the skin and promotes a noticeably shiny coat in 30 days*

Additional Info

Great tasting natural nutrition for a long, happy life. With a wagging tail and licks on your face, no one can say hello like your dog. Because every moment you spend together is special, we strive to give you more of them. With natural ingredients and the right nutrients, Hill's Science Diet is precisely prepared to offer your dog the nutrition he needs for lifelong health and happiness.

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.

You can make a difference in the lives of shelter pets. With every purchase of Science Diet you help feed over 100,000 homeless pets every day, 365 days a year.
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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 that your dog will love. Also try Science Diet treats that are sure to please!


*vs. previously fed grocery foods

Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide:


  • 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 the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.

Feeding transition

Adult maintenance

Weight of DogAmount per Day
50 lb (23 kg)3 1/4 cups (320 g)
60 lb (27 kg)3 2/3 cups (365 g)
80 lb (36 kg)4 1/2 cups (445 g)
90 lb (41 kg)5 cups (495 g)
100 lb (45 kg)5 1/3 cups (530 g)
110 lb (50 kg)5 3/4 cups (570 g)
120 lb (54 kg)6 1/4 cups (620 g)
130 lb (59 kg)6 1/2 cups (645 g)
140 lb (64 kg)7 cups (695 g)
160 lb (73 kg)7 2/3 cups (760 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)

Dry Matter1
Carbohydrate (NFE)52.7
Crude Fiber2.2
Carnitine13 ppm
Vitamin C304 mg/kg
Vitamin E729 IU/kg
Chondroitin Sulfate1012 mg/kg (ppm)
Glucosamine779 mg/kg (ppm)


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.


Chicken, Whole Grain Wheat, Cracked Pearled Barley, Whole Grain Sorghum, Whole Grain Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Meal, Pork Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, 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, Biotin, Folic Acid, 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, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas.

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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 104 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by Less waste and great nutrition Great product. Pets produce less waste and enjoy the food. May 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by 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
Rated 5 out of 5 by 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
Rated 4 out of 5 by Best Food for the health of my dogs I actually purchase Science Diet dry dog food for both my 3 year old lab and my Dachshund Mix puppy. They both love the food and love it as training treats for praise also. I use the food because it was one of only two brands highly recommended by my veterinarian, who I trust immensely, and if she says to use it, I use it! She tells me Science Diet is very good because they keep their ingredients consistent, unlike most other brands. My dogs have a lot of energy, are fit and trim and very happy. October 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product suits my pet's needs. I have 2 on Science diet. An older dog on mature and a younger on adult. I like the options and the food is readily available. I once used CD and that was good too. September 2, 2015
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