28 LB Bag

  • All Life Stages
    – (not recommended for puppies that grow to 70 LBS or more as an adult)
  • GMO Free
  • Egg Free
  • Nut Free
  • Dairy Free
  • No Corn, No Wheat, No Soy
  • Ancient Grains – Includes sorghum and flaxseed which are both Gluten Free
  • High Protein & Fat Levels
  • Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Diamond V
  • 88% Animal Protein

Defender formula contains extreme nutrient dense properties required by active, sport, and working K9s. Defender formula has been formulated to accommodate the high performance nutritional needs of working K9s, hunting season, all sports, and active lifestyles. All DEFENDER PAWS™ dog food formulas contain a high level of protein and a low level of carbohydrates to provide a combination that offers benefits such as smaller firmer feces, less food consumption required, and fewer bowel movements.



Ingredients (Defender)

Chicken Meal, Pork Meal, Grain Sorghum, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Brown Rice, Flax Seed, Fish Meal, Salmon Oil, Natural Flavors, Potassium Chloride, Dried Kelp, Yeast Cultures, Calcium Propionate, Choline Chloride, DL Methionine, Taurine, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Yucca Schidegera Extract, Niacin, Inulin, Dried Carrots, Dried Blueberries, Dried Cranberries, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Dried Sage, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Rosemary Extract, Tea Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bi Do Bacterium Bi Dium Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product.

General Analysis (Defender)

Crude Protein 30% min
Crude Fat 20% min
Crude Fiber 5% max
Carbohydrates 24.72%
Moisture 10% max
Potassium 0.79% min
Zinc 160.35 ppm
Selenium 0.55 ppm
Vitamin E 61.99 iu/lb
Vitamin B12 35.76 mg/lb
Biotin 0.2 mg/lb
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 0.6% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 2.2% min
Calcium 1.2% min 
Phosphorus 1.0% min
DHA* 0.19% min
Taurine* 0.11% min

Caloric Content
3,782 kcal/kg (515.0) kcal/cup, density g/L 300

Nutritionally Complete & Balanced for Adults: DEFENDER PAWS™ Defender formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages. (not recommended for puppies that grow to 70 LBS or more as an adult).

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.

Feeding Guide (Defender)

cups/day, 8 OZ measuring cup

Feeding amount may vary with age, size and activity level. Use the information below as a guideline and adjust as needed. Ask your veterinarian if you’re unsure. Always provide plenty of clean, fresh water.

Weight (lbs) Feed Adult Daily
Up to 15 LBS: ½ – 1 cup
16 to 25 LBS: 1 – 1½ cups
26 to 40 LBS: 1½ – 2 cups
41 to 60 LBS: 2 – 2¾ cups
61 to 80 LBS: 2¾ – 3¼ cups
81 to 100 LBS: 3¼ – 3¾ cups
Over 100 LBS: 3¾ + ½ cup for each additional 20 LBS

Note: Puppies may require up to twice the amounts shown, and nursing/pregnant mothers up to three times the amounts shown.

DEFENDER PAWS™ Defender formula provides complete nutrition for All Life Stages (not recommended for puppies that grow to 70 LBS or more as an adult).