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Hill's® Bioactive Recipe Adult 6+ Large Breed Thrive + Vigor dog food




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Hill's® Bioactive Recipe Thrive + Vigor contains a synergistic blend that includes Rich Protein, Gut-Friendly Beet Pulp and Vitamin E

  • Chicken #1 Ingredient
  • No Corn, Wheat, or Soy
  • Not artificially preserved, colored or flavored

Key ingredients to:

  • Help mature pets maintain their vigor as their biology changes with age
  • Help keep them healthy and playful for life

Additional info:

Hill's Bioactive Recipe uses our extensive knowledge of how dogs' biology and genes respond to select ingredients in their food. We offer tailored benefits ideal for your dog’s overall health using ingredients blended in specific combinations that are easily digested ensuring nutrients are bioavailable.  This allows your dog to get the most out of their food.  Biology in Action.


Recommended for:

Large breed adult dogs weighing 55 - 110 lbs (6+ years of age)

Giant breed adult dogs weighing 110+ lbs (5+ years of age)

Not recommended for:

Puppies, small and medium breed dogs. Pregnant or nursing dogs

Formulated to help

reduce the risk of struvite & calcium oxalate crystals

Made in the USA
with global ingredients you can trust

Proud to have helped
11 million shelter pets
find a forever home & counting


INGREDIENTS: Chicken, Brown Rice, Whole Grain Oats, Brewers Rice, Chicken Fat, Egg Product, Chicken Meal, Cracked Pearled Barley, Dried Beet Pulp, Yellow Peas, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Lactic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil, Iodized Salt, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Green Peas, Apples, Cranberries, Carrots, Choline Chloride, Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Broccoli, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene.

We care about the health of your pet. Visit your veterinarian regularly and ask if nutritional needs have changed. Adjust feeding amounts as needed to maintain optimal body weight.


  • New food? Please transition your pet.
  • Keep fresh water available at all times.
  • Hill's Bioactive Recipe is available in dry foods and wet foods. 

Mature Adult

Weight of Dog - lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - cups (grams)
50 (23) 3 (280)
60 (27) 3 1/2 (330)
80 (36) 4 1/3 (405)
90 (41) 4 3/4 (445)
100 (45) 5 1/4 (495)
110 (50) 5 1/2 (515)
120 (54) 6 (565)
130 (59) 6 1/4 (590)
140 (64) 6 2/3 (625)

Hill's® Bioactive Recipe Adult 6+ Large Breed Thrive + Vigor dog food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for maintenance of adult dogs.



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3569 kcal/kg (334 kcal/cup†)

Nutrient Dry Matter1
Protein 20.0
Fat 12.5
Carbohydrate / NFE 60.4
Crude Fiber 1.7
Calcium 0.85
Phosphorous 0.59
Potassium 0.80
Sodium 0.27
Magnesium 0.115
Vitamin C 287 ppm
Vitamin E 820 IU/kg
Total Omega-3 FA 0.77
Total Omega-6 FA 2.76
Carnitine 18.0 ppm
Glucosamine 666 ppm
Chondroitin Sulphate 935 ppm


1The nutrient in the product after moisture is removed. It is used to make direct comparisons of nutrient profiles with differing moisture contents.

†An eight fluid oz. measuring cup of Hill's® Bioactive Recipe Adult 6+ Large Breed Thrive + Vigor dog food contains 3.3 oz. by weight.

Ask your veterinarian for alternatives. For help transitioning to a new pet food, visit