Hill's™ Science Diet™ Puppy Large Breed

Hill's™ Science Diet™ Puppy Large Breed dog food provides precisely balanced, easy-to-digest nutrition tailored for growing large breed puppies.

  • Supports controlled bone & joint growth
  • Clinically proven antioxidant benefits
  • No artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives

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Product Details

  • Key Benefits

    Clinically proven nutrition that can transform your pet’s life.

    Hill's™ Science Diet™ Puppy Large Breed dog food provides precisely balanced, easy-to-digest nutrition tailored for growing large breed puppies.

    • Supports controlled bone & joint growth
    • Clinically proven antioxidant benefits
    • No artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives

    Benefit Source How It Works
    Controlled bone growth Calcium Optimal levels of calcium for controlled bone growth; natural sources of glucosamine and chondroitin for strong muscles and joints
    Healthy immune function Vitamin C+E Clinically proven antioxidant blend with vitamins C + E to help support a healthy immune system
    Digestibility Natural High-quality ingredients plus vitamins, minerals and amino acids Natural, high quality, easy-to-digest ingredients plus vitamins, minerals and amino acidswith no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives for a flavorful, nutritious meal

    Recommended For:

    Large breed puppies (over 55 lbs when adult) up to 1 year old.

    Not Recommended For:

    Adult or mature adult dogs. Pregnant or nursing dogs because of a lower energy density and lower calcium content (compared to Science Diet™ Puppy Healthy Development). During pregnancy or nursing, dogs should be switched to: Science Diet™ Puppy Healthy Development or Science Diet™ Puppy Small Bites

    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 dry dog food in our own US facilities with highest quality ingredients from North America, Europe and New Zealand. 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.
    Learn more at hillsfoodshelterlove.com.

    *plus vitamins, minerals and amino acids

    Other Products to Consider

    Science Diet pet food is available in a variety of dry foods and treats for your dog's unique needs, and canned foods, with many delicious flavors your dog's will love.

  • Feeding Guide

    How to adjust feeding amounts to maintain optimal weight.


    • Adjust feeding amounts as necessary to maintain optimal weight. If you are unsure, ask your veterinarian.
    • For pregnant or nursing large breed dogs feed Science Diet Puppy Healthy Development.
    • 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 pets nutritional needs may change as they age. Ask your vet at every checkup.
    • Science Diet is available in a wide variety of dry and canned foods for your pet's unique needs.
    • To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.


    Weight of Dog Growth less than 4 months Growth 4 to 9 months Growth 10 to 12 months
    2 lb (0,9 kg) 1/2 cup (50 g)
    5 lb (2,3 kg) 1 1/8 cups (110 g)
    8 lb (3,6 kg) 1 5/8 cups (160 g)
    10 lb (4,5 kg) 1 7/8 cups (185 g)
    20 lb (9,1 kg) 3 cups (295 g) 2 2/3 cups (265 g)
    40 lb (18 kg) 5 1/4 cups (520 g) 4 1/3 cups (430 g) 3 1/2 cups (345 g)
    60 lb (27 kg) 7 cups (695 g) 6 cups (595 g) 4 3/4 cups (470 g)
    80 lb (36 kg) 7 1/3 cups (725 g) 5 3/4 cups (570 g)
    100 lb (45 kg) 8 2/3 cups (860 g) 7 cups (695 g)
    120 lb (54 kg) 8 cups (790 g)
    140 lb (64 kg) 9 cups (890 g)

    Animal feeding tests using AAFCO procedures substantiate that Hill's™ Science Diet™ Puppy Large Breed provides complete and balanced nutrition for growing puppies.
  • Ingredients

    High quality protein and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

    Chicken Meal, Whole Grain Wheat, Whole Grain Oats, Whole Grain Sorghum, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Corn, Pork Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Pork Flavor, Iodized Salt, Potassium Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, 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), Taurine, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Oat Fiber, L-Carnitine, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Natural Flavors, Beta-Carotene, Apples, Broccoli, Carrots, Cranberries, Green Peas.

  • Average Nutrient & Caloric Content

    Balanced nutrition that exceeds AAFCO nutrition standards.

    3553 kcal/kg (353 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient Dry Matter1
    Protein 30.1
    Fat 13.5
    Crude Fiber 2.1
    Carbohydrate / NFE 47.5
    Calcium 1.17
    Phosphorous 0.95
    Sodium 0.45
    Potassium 0.77
    Magnesium 0.128
    Carnitine 369.9 ppm
    Vitamin C 352 ppm
    Vitamin E 748 IU/kg
    DHA 0.180
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.43
    Total Omega-6 FA 2.83
    Chondroitin Sulphate 1698 ppm
    Glucosamine 440 ppm


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

Science Diet™

Precisely balanced nutrition that can change pets’ lives. Because when they’re healthier, they’re happier.

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