With a longer growth cycle and faster potential growth rate, your large breed puppy has a unique physical composition that creates special nutritional needs. The Large Breed Complete Health Puppy Deboned Chicken, Brown Rice & Salmon Meal Recipe is designed to support the unique health needs of larger dogs through nutrient-rich whole foods. Controlled Energy Intake for Paced Growth Precise Calcium and Phosphorus Levels Guaranteed to aid in Controlled Bone Development DHA Fatty Acid Supports Brain & Eye Development Controlled Bone Development- Optimal skeletal development depends on appropriate amounts of calcium and phosphorus. We carefully control these mineral levels and then guarantee their accuracy on every bag – so you can be sure your puppy will grow strong bones at the right pace. Paced, Steady Growth Rate- With potential growth up to 100 times their birth weight, a large breed puppy’s energy intake must be regulated to ensure consistent, steady growth. That’s why this special recipe controls calories with 20% less fat than Wellness Complete Health Puppy Deboned Chicken, Oatmeal & Salmon Meal Recipe. The Right Start to a Healthy Weight- With more weight on larger frames, maintaining ideal body condition is a big concern. Since lean muscle is the foundation of healthy weight, this recipe has 26% protein with 4 quality animal protein sources to help develop strong, lean muscle.