Hill's® Science Diet® Puppy Large Breed

Hill's® Science Diet® Large Breed Puppy dry food is specially made with an optimal level of calcium for controlled bone growth, a unique developmental need of large breed puppies. Give them the best start in life so they can grow to their full potential.

  • Balanced minerals for strong bones & teeth
  • DHA from fish oil for healthy brain & eye development
  • High-quality protein for building lean muscles

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Product Details

  • Key Benefits

    Recommended For:

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

    Not Recommended For:

    Adult or mature adult dogs.

    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 in many delicious flavors your dog 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.
    • 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.
    • To prevent suffocation, keep the packaging out of the reach of pets and children.


    Weight of Dog - lbs (kgs) Amount per Day - cups (grams) - growth less than months Amount per day - cups (grams) - Growth 4 to 9 months Amount per Day - cups (grams) - growth 10 to 12 months Amount per Day - cups (grams) - growth 13 to 18 months
    2 (0,9) 1/2 (50)
    5 (2,3) 1 (100)
    8 (3,6) 1 3/8 (135)
    10 (4,5) 1 2/3 (165)
    20 (9,1) 2 3/4 (275) 2 1/3 (230)
    40 (18) 4 2/3 (465) 4 (395) 3 (300)
    60 (27) 6 1/3 (630) 5 1/3 (530) 4 1/4 (420) 3 3/4 (370)
    80 (36) 6 1/2 (645) 5 1/4 (520) 4 3/4 (470)
    100 (45) 7 3/4 (770) 6 1/4 (620) 5 2/3 (560)
    120 (54) 7 (695) 6 1/3 (630)
    140 (64) 8 (795) 7 1/4 (720)
    160 (73) 8 3/4 (870) 8 (795)
    180 (82) 9 2/3 (960) 8 2/3 (860)
    200 (91) 10 1/2 (1040) 9 1/3 (925)

    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, Chicken Fat, Whole Grain Corn, Chicken Liver Flavor, Flaxseed, Dried Beet Pulp, Pork Liver Flavor, Fish Oil, Lactic Acid, Iodized Salt, Dicalcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, 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), Choline Chloride, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), Taurine, 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.

    3970 kcal/kg (394 kcal/cup†)

    Nutrient Dry Matter1
    Protein 29.5
    Fat 16.1
    Crude Fiber 2.1
    Carbohydrate / NFE 44.9
    Calcium 1.20
    Phosphorous 0.99
    Sodium 0.57
    Potassium 0.80
    Magnesium 0.124
    Total Omega-3 FA 1.34
    Total Omega-6 FA 3.27


    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® Science Diet® Puppy Large Breed contains 3.5 oz. by weight.

Science Diet®

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

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