28 LB Bag

  •  All Life Stages
    (including growth of large size dogs 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
  • Fresh Meat is First Ingredient
  • 88% Animal Protein

DefenderPlus™ formula has been designed to accommodate the critical nutritional needs of growing puppies; including growth of large size dogs (70 LBS or more as an adult). DefenderPlus™ formula is ideal for puppies up to 12 months old and through their adult life. DefenderPlus™ formula is also a great option for dogs while pregnant/nursing. 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 (DefenderPlus™)

Pork, Pork Meal, Chicken, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Grain Sorghum, Millet, Brown Rice, Chicken Meal, Whole Ground Flaxseed, Coconut Meal, Turkey Meal, Ocean Fish Meal, Natural Flavors, Choline Chloride, Salmon Oil, Chia Seed, Chicken Cartilage (Source of Natural Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine), Sea Salt, Potassium Chloride, Cod Liver Oil, Turmeric, Kelp Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Beet, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Dried Pumpkin, Dried Spinach, Dried Tomatoes, Dried Chamomile, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Vitamin A Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganous Oxide, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Folic Acid, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate, Rosemary Extract, Taurine, Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Lactobacillus Lactis Fermentation Product, Lactobacillus Pantarum Fermentation Product, Bacillus Subtillis Fermentation Product, Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Product.

General Analysis (DefenderPlus™)

Crude Protein 30% min
Crude Fat 21% min
Crude Fiber 5% max
Carbohydrates 29.126%
Moisture 10% max
Potassium 0.923% min
Zinc 175 mg/kg
Vitamin E 148.86% min
Vitamin B12 0.105% min
Omega 3 Fatty Acids* 1.6% min
Omega 6 Fatty Acids* 3.0% min
Calcium 1.2% min
Phosphorus 1.0% min
DHA* .4% min
Taurine* .15% min

Caloric Content
3,745 kcal/kg (530.0) kcal/cup, density g/L 300

Nutritionally Complete & Balanced for Adults: DEFENDER PAWS™ DefenderPlus™ formula is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 LBS or more as an adult).

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

Feeding Guide (DefenderPlus™)

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™ DefenderPlus™ formula provides complete nutrition for All Life Stages including growth of large size dogs (70 LBS or more as an adult).