PRO PLAN® Large Athletic Puppy with OPTISTART® Rich in Chicken


A complete dry food scientifically formulated for puppies of large athletic breeds. To help puppies get the best possible start in life, Purina vets and nutritionists have developed PRO PLAN® Large Athletic Puppy OPTISTART® specially formulated for large breed puppies. Based on colostrum, OPTISTART® helps support puppies’ natural defences, helping them to combat daily challenges in life. This complete dry puppy food has been specially formulated for dental care.It also helps support long-term health, joint health, and helps support a healthy Immune system. It contains all the nutrients puppies need to help them grow into a healthy, happy adult dog. Our delicious puppy food with high quality ingredients and Chicken as the No.1 ingredient offers a great taste that dogs and puppies will love. This dry puppy food is also suitable for Gestating and Lactating female dogs.

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The formula contains OPTISTART®, an ingredient blend that includes colostrum – a nutrient from mother’s first milk that helps support your puppy’s natural defences.

Rich in high-quality chicken, the diet has been formulated by PURINA experts to help support healthy teeth and joints and to support all-round long-term health.

The nutritional needs of large dogs vary depending on their body shape – either robust or athletic. This formula has been specially tailored for the higher lean body mass and higher energy requirements of large athletic dogs.


Contains OPTISTART, a specific blend of key nutrients that will help your puppy stay healthy on his journey to adulthood


Helps to maintain strong natural defences thanks to special ingredient colostrum.


Specially formulated for large breed puppies with an athletic physique and helps support healthy joints


Specially formulated for dental care.


This highly palatable recipe is made with high-quality ingredients, with Chicken as No.1 ingredient, offering great taste dogs love

Please select the daily amount needed for consumption, based on the expected adult weight of your dog and the corresponding current age of your puppy. All feeding weights listed are in grams per day.

Puppy growth

Body weight (kg) 1.5-3 months 4-5 months 6-8 months 9-11 months 12-24 months
25 100-200 230-250 305-355 355-365 365-Adult
35 110-220 265-315 365-485 495-515 525-Adult
45 125-250 285-355 410-585 605-645 655-Adult
60 150-350 405-525 605-775 805-855 855-865
70 165-415 450-620 670-945 990-1035 1000-965


Pregnancy & lactation: please see the PURINA® PRO PLAN® website or ask your vet for more details.

Weaning and growth: During weaning from 3 to 6 weeks of age offer moistened PRO PLAN® Puppy 3 to 4 times per day. After weaning, feed according to the guidelines in the table. From 3 months gradually reduce the amount of added water. For healthy development ensure your puppy maintains a lean body condition during growth. Adjust the daily amounts up or down according to your puppy’s activity level, physical condition and individual needs. Clean, fresh water should be available at all times. To monitor your dog’s health, consult a vet regularly.


Chicken (19%), Wheat, Dehydrated poultry protein, Rice (9%), Soya meal, Animal fat, Digest, Maize gluten meal, Wheat gluten meal, Maize, Dried beet pulp, Minerals, Dried egg, Fish oil, Dried colostrum (0.1%)



Key nutrient values* Dry
Moisture 8%
Protein 32%
Fat 18%
- Omega-6 fatty acids 2.8%
- Omega-3 fatty acids 0.3%
Carbohydrate 32.5
Crude fibre 2
Calcium 1.5%
Phosphrus 1%
Vitamin A 17245 IU/kg
Vitamin D3 983 IU/kg
Vitamin E 176 mg/kg
Vitamin C 60 mg/kg
Metabolisable energy (ME)1 3.7 kcal/g
DHA 0.06%


* Typical analysis in the final product.
1 Calculated using modified Atwater's factors.


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